MN: Callendar of Events Issue: 2


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,

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,

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,

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan. 27: Sunset Yoga Series, Silverwood Park.

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

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.

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

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


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

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

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

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,

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

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

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,

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

Feb. 12: Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge, noon-3 p.m., Lake Agnes. 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,

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

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

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. 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,

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


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

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 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 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

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

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


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

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

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,


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,

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


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