MN: Callendar of Events Issue: 2

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Jan. 15, 2011: St. Tim’s Wild Game Feed, 5:30-7:30 p.m., St.
Timothy’s. For more info call Daniel Otte, 763-757-1944.

Jan. 22, 2011: Carver County PF Chapter #117 Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Hamburg Community Hall. For more info call Randy Wendland,
612-270-8538.

Jan. 22: MN Duck & Goose Callers Assoc. Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Blainbrook Hall. For more info call Andy Thill, 612-749-9503.

Jan. 22: Southern Dakota County Banquet, 5 p.m., Farmington Legion.
For more info call Linda Lomker, 651-463-8733.

Jan. 27, 2011: MWA Big Ducks Chapter Banquet, 5:30-9:30 p.m.,
Hopkins VFW. For more info call Dale Eggert, 952-933-4978.

Jan. 27: Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Riverwood National
Golf Course. For more info cal Adam Benker, 612-202-3232.

Jan. 28, 2011: Midwest Outdoors Unlimited Banquet, 7 p.m.,
Horseshoe Ballroom. For more info call Ron Welle,
320-260-6023.

Jan. 29, 2011: Zumbro Valley Gobblers Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zumbrota
VFW. For more info call Dan Carlstrom, 507-824-2448.

Deep Portage Programs

2010 schedule for upcoming events at Deep Portage which offers a
variety of hunting, fishing and outdoor education programs for
adults & youth. For more info or to register 888-280-9908 or
218-682-2325. Or via on the internet at www.deep-portage.org,
e-mail: portage@uslink.net

Jan. 29, 2011: Winter Rendezvous, 10-3 p.m.

Feb. 11-13, March 4-6, 2011: Family Winter Weekends.

Education/Seminar

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Three Rivers Park District, 2010 Schedule of Events. For more info
call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org

Now-Feb. 24, 2011: GreenFit Club, 5:30-6:30 p.m., French Regional
Park.

Now-Jan. 13, 2011: Sunset Yoga Series, 7-8:15 p.m., Silverwood
Park.

Now-Feb. 22, 2011: Nordic Ski Club, Tues. 7-8:30 p.m. Elm Creek
Park Reserve.

Now-Feb. 24, 2011: Nordic Ski Club, Thurs. 7-8:30 p.m., Hyland Lake
Park Reserve.

Jan. 15, 2011: Nature Yoga for Women, Lowry Nature Center, 9-12:30
p.m.

Jan. 16: Intro to Snowshoeing, 1, 2, 3 p.m. Eastman Nature
Center.

Jan. 16: Women’s Snowshoeing, 1-2:30 p.m., Gale Woods Farm.

Jan. 20-Feb. 24: Sunset Yoga Series, 7-8:15 p.m., Silverwood
Park.

Jan. 22: Family Snowshoeing, 10-11:30 a.m., Baker Near-Wilderness
Settlement.

Jan. 23: Skijoring Basics, noon-2 p.m., Eagle Lake Regional
Park.

Jan. 23: Map & Compass Orienteering, 1-3 p.m., Eastman Nature
Center.

Jan. 27: Sunset Yoga Series, Silverwood Park.

Jan. 29: Family Ice Fishing 101, 10-noon, French Regional
Park

Outdoor Media

• Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30
on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and
KEYC in Mankato.

• Outdoor Talk Radio with Tim Lesmeister and Rob Drieslein, Sundays
from 4-6 p.m. on KTLK FM Newstalk 100.3 in the metro area.

• Writeoutdoors.com, Seasonal fishing and hunting tips from Outdoor
News Writer Ron Hustvedt.

• Outdoornews.com, outdoor news from around the country along with
local photos, fishing reports and more.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 15, 2011: Cub, Boy Scout Ice Fishing Contest, 1-4 p.m., Snail
Lake Regional Park. For more info call Keith Ketchmark,
651-226-1513.

Jan. 17: Starkey Hearing & Adrian Peterson Foundations, Fishing
Contest, noon-3 p.m. For more info www.intownemarina.com

Jan. 22, 2011: North Star Open Turkey Calling Contest, 1 p.m.,
Thumper Pond Resort. For more info call Eugene Crandall,
651-639-3931.

Jan. 23, 2011: Monticello Ice Fishing Contest, 6 a.m., Pelican
Lake. For more info call Sandy Suchy, 763-295-2700.

Jan. 29, 2011: Long Prairie Lions, Indoor Fishing Derby, 1 p.m.,
Long Prairie VFW. For more info call Jody Bebault,
320-732-2578.

Jan. 30: Prior Lake Sportsmens Club, Fishing Contest, 1-3 p.m.,
Prior Lake, Sand Point Access. For more info call Fred Prindle,
952-447-5984.

Feb. 4-5: Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby, Maple Lake American Legion.
For more info www.maplelakeonline.com

Feb. 5: Henning Rod & Gun Club, noon-3 p.m., Middle Leaf Lake.
For more info call Mike Helle, 218-548-6200.

Feb. 5: Park Rapids American Legion, Fishing Derby, 1-3:30 p.m.,
Fish Hook Lake. For more info call Bob Safratowich,
218-732-3360.

Feb. 5: Park Rapids American Legion Fishing Derby, 1-3:30 p.m.,
Fish Hook Lake. For more info call Bob Safratowich,
218-732-3360.

Feb. 12: Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge, noon-3 p.m., Lake Agnes.
www.icefishingchallenge.org for more info.

Feb. 13: Princeton Lions Ice Fishing Contest, 1:30-4 p.m., Green
Lake. For more info call Dave Thompson, 763-631-6255.

Feb. 19: St. Francis High School Skills, USA Chapter, Ice Fishing
Contest, 10 a.m. For more info call Kyle Linton,
763-213-1567.

Feb. 20: Albert Lea’s Fountain Lake Sportsmen Club, Ice Classic
& Auger Race, 12:30-2:30 p.m. For more info call
507-383-4431.

Feb. 21, 2011: Garrison Wildlife DU Ice Fishing Contest, noon-3
p.m., Garrison Bay. For more info call Paul Erickson,
218-678-2495.

Feb. 26: Big Lake Area Jaycees Ice Fishing Contest, Lakeside Park,
noon-3 p.m. For more info call 612-889-2993.

Feb. 26: Mille Lacs Lake Perch Extravaganza, Nitti’s Hunters Point
Resort. www.johnsonsportside.com for more info.

Feb. 26: Fishapolooza Ice Fishing Contest, noon-3 p.m., Forest
Lake. For more info call Jim Woods, 651-249-1091.

Special Event

Jan. 17: MinnAqua Ice Fishing Camp, 9-3 p.m., Grat Lakes Aquarium
& Local Lake. For more info call Lindsay Brandt,
218-740-2027.

Feb. 5: MN Waterfowl Symposium, 9-5 p.m., Ramada Inn, Mall of
America. For more info call Brad Nylin, 952-767-0320.

Shows

Now-Jan. 16, 2011: Sportsmen’s Boat & Vacation Show,
Thurs.-Fri. noon-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m.,
RiverCentre. For more info call 763-755-8111.

Jan. 20-23, 2011: Minneapolis Boat Show, Thurs.-Fri. noon-9 p.m.,
Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Mpls. Convention Center. For more
info www.minneapolisboatshow.com

Jan. 28-30, 2011: Rochester Sports & Vacation Show, Fri. 2-8
p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., May Civic Center. For more
info www.rochestermnshows.gmail.com or 507-387-7469.

Jan. 29-30: Vintage & Antique Snowmobile Show, Swapmeet.
Waconia Lakeside Ballroom. For more info call 651-649-4688.

Feb. 4-5: Minnesota Decoy Collectors Show, Fri. 2-9 p.m., Sat. 9-4
p.m., Ramada Inn, Mall of America. For more info call John
Southworth, 651-455-7114.

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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info
www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.

Jan. 22-23, 2011: St. Paul Armory.

Jan. 29-30, 2011: Military, Gun Show, Brooklyn Park Armory.

Season Dates

Jan. 9: Otter season ends.

Jan. 9: Bobcat season ends.

Jan. 15: Lake trout inland waters season opens (all lakes)

Jan. 15: Stream trout (winter) season opens.

Feb. 15: MN/IA-Walleye and northern pike seasons end (border
waters)

Feb. 27: Walleye, sauger, pike, and bass season ends (Inland MN/SD
border waters)

Feb. 28: MN-SD border waters walleye and northern pike
closes.

Shooting/Archery

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Buffalo Gun Club 2010 Events. For more info call the Club,
763-682-2308 or www.buffalogunclub.org

Now-March 27, 2011: Weekly Jackpot Shoot, Sundays, 11-3 p.m.

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South Forty Archers, 2010 meet on the 2nd Tues. of each month.
For more info call Julie Reamer, 612-845-1945.

Nov-April: Gander Mountain, Lakeville.

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Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc, 10917 Duffield Ave. NW,
Maple Lake. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Every Tues. Starting May: Weekly Trap Shooting, 6:30 p.m.

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Wisconsin Championship Hunting Series. For more info call Craig or
Teri Steinbach, 715-577-5683 or www.wisconsinseries.com

Jan. 22-23, 2011: Southeastern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

Feb. 4-6: Top Gun Championships.

March 5-6: Southern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

March 19-20: Northeastern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

April 2-3: Wisconsin State Invitational.

Dog Events

Feb. 19: Marsh & Meadows HRC Handlers, Judges Seminar, 8-4
p.m., Hunts Point Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Peggy,
218-568-8445.

Meetings

Feb. 4: Big Stone Lake Membership meeting, 6:30 p.m., Big Stone
American Legion. For more info call 320-839-3284.

Scott County Pheasants Forever Chapter #125 meets 2nd Thurs. of
each month, Oct.-April, 7:30 p.m., The Ridges at Sand Creek Golf
Course. For more info call Stacy Dvorak 612-202-6119.

Twin Cities Chapter of Muskies Inc meets 2nd Tues. of every month,
7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall. For more info call George Selcke,
952-933-2608.

LeSueur County Pheasants Forever meets the 1st Thurs. of every
month Oct.-April. 7:30 p.m., Hide-out Steakhouse & Saloon. For
more info call Ken Mader, 507-661-4841.

PERM

PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, 2nd Monday of the month, 7:30
p.m. at Cinema Professional Building, Elk River. For info call
763-441-6869.

 

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