Monday, February 6th, 2023
Monday, February 6th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 17

Banquets/Fundraisers.

April 29: Upper Root River DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Stewartville
Sportsmans Club. For more info call Lynn Duncan,
507-280-6347.

April 29: Rice County Sportfishing Assoc. Banquet, 6 p.m., American
Legion, Faribault. For more info call Catherine Cap,
507-334-2372.

April 29: Hawley Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hawley Community
Center. For more info call Bjarne Rustad, 701-238-4767.

May 2: Wright County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., River City Extreme,
Monticello. For more info call Rob Kopff, 763-295-6569.

May 5: Stillwater DU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m,. Oak Parks Heights
VFW. For more info call Kevin Biehn, 612-840-3116.

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.

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

May 1: Sporting Clays Fun Shoot, Turkey Presentation, 9 a.m.

June 12-17, 19-24, July 17-22(all girls), Aug. 7-12: Forkhorn I
Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.

June 19-24, July 24-29: Forkhorn II Deer Hunting Camp, ages
12-16.

July 3-8: Young Women in Science Camp, ages 12-16.

July 3-8: Aquatics Camp, ages 9-14.

July 3-8: Fishing Camp, ages 12-16.

July 31-Aug. 5: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp, ages 13-16.

July 17-22: Upland Bird Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.

July 24-29: Izaak Walton League Camp, ages 9-16.

Aug. 19-21: Adult Wingshooting School.

Dog Events

May 14-15: Intermediate, Junior Gun Dog Positive Training Seminar,
Stone Mountain Pet Lodge, Blaine. www.PositiveGunGogsMN.com for
more info.

May 20-21: NW Minnesota Houndsmen Assn, BBOA Sectional. For more
info call Susie Olson, 218-926-5223.

Education/Seminar

July 10-14: Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, Forkhorn
I, at the Center. For more info call Kory Klebe,
320-354-5894.

July 17-21: Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, Forkhorn
II, at the Center. For more info call Kory Klebe,
320-354-5894.

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Three Rivers Park District, 2011 Schedule of Events. For more info
call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org

May 7: Canoe & Kayak Demo, noon-3 p.m. French Regional
Park.

May 8: Women’s Archery, 1-4 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.

Tournaments/Contests

April 30-May 1: Ice-Out Trophy Pike Tournament, Zippel Bay, Sat.
8-4 p.m., Sun. 8-2 p.m. For more info call 800-222-2537.

May 7: Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club, Rough Fish Contest,
11-3 p.m., Silver Lake. For more info call Jason Neu,
320-267-8145.

May 7: Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Fishing Contest, 10:30-3
p.m., at the Club. For more info call Connie O’Konek,
320-558-2378.

May 21: City Auto Glass Walleye Classic Tournament, 7 a.m., Fortune
Bay. For more info call Jamie Linseth, 218-780-0901.

May 21: Shetek Area Sportsmen’s Assoc. Walleye Fishing Tournament,
7:30-3 p.m. For more info call Joe, 507-829-5281.

May 21: Chisago Lakes Lion’s Club, Carp Fishing Tournament &
Festival, 7-3 p.m., Lindstrom. For more info call Steve Levey,
651-257-2955.

May 21: Full Throttle Walleye Fishing Tournament, Mississippi
River. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

June 4: McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament, 9-3
p.m., Big Sandy Lake & Lake Minnewawa. For more info call
877-768-3692.

June 4-5: Leech Lake Walleye Tournament.
www.leechlakewalleyetournament.com for more info or call
218-675-6176.

June 12: S.W.I.M Fishing League “Take A Kid” Fishing Tournament,
Lake Minnetonka. For more info call Peter Capouch,
763-234-5428.

June 18: Full Throttle Walleye Fishing Tournament, Mille Lacs. For
more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

June 25-26: Battle Lake Lions & Ben’s Bait, Walleye Fishing
Tournament, West Battle Lake. For more info call Mike,
218-864-0923.

July 16-17: Lake Superior Salmon Classic, 4-6 p.m., Silver Bay
Marina. For more info call Tracy Tiboni, 218-220-9488.

July 23: Mike’s Bait on 8, Muskie Tournament, Forest Lake. For more
info call 651-464-5150.

Aug. 20: Royalton Lions Club, Fishing Tournament, 7 a.m.,
Mississippi River Blanchard Dam. For more info call Mark Suska,
320-267-2260.

Special Event

April 30: Sportsmen’s Extravaganza, 9-3 p.m., Lake Region Christian
School. For more info call, Max Day, 218-251-6433.

April 30-May 1: ATV Fair & Swap Meet, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4
p.m., Anoka County Fairgrounds. For more info call Mark Miller,
763-670-5746.

April 30: Minnesota River Banquet, 5 p.m., Lola’s Larkspur, New
Ulm. Email Yasure@lycos.com for more info.

July 23: Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club, Sportsmen’s Olympics,
8 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Jason Neu,
302-267-8145.

Season Dates

April 30: MN/Iowa Walleye and northern pike seasons open (border
waters)

April 30: Spring light goose season ends.

April 30: MN/WI St. Croix River walleye and northern pike
opener.

April 30: Beaver season ends (north & south)

May 14: Walleye, sauger and northern pike season opens.

May 14: Lake trout summer season inland waters opens.

May 14: Stream trout summer season in lakes opens.

May 28: Largemouth & smallmouth bass opener.

Shooting/Archery

May 7: Twin Valley Council Boy Scouts of America, Fun Shoot, 8 a.m.
For more info call 800-944-1886 ext. 27.

May 21, June 25, July 23: Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club,
Bowling Pin Poker Pistol Shoot, 10-2 p.m., at the Club. For more
info call Rick Ottino, 715-781-7840.

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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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Faribault Archery Club 2011 Shooting events. For more info call
Brian Clausen, 507-333-2324 or check faribaultarchery.org

July 23-24: 3D Archery Shoot, 8-3 p.m., Ahlmans Gun Shop

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Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club, Spring Schedule of events. For more
info, Eric Marleau, 651-462-4587.

May 2, 9: Youth Rifle Shoots, 6:30-8 p.m.

May 7: Youth Archery & 3D Shooting Clinic, 9-noon. Bruce
651-398-0772.

June 8: Youth Trap League, 4-dusk, shotgun range, gate #2, Gary
Hosler, 651-464-9931.

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Brainerd Archery Club, 2011 Archery Events. Sat. 9-3 p.m., Sun. 9-1
p.m. For more info call Matt, 218-838-8713

April 30, May 1, June 18-19: Outdoor 3D.

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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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Chilakoot Bowhunters 2011 Schedule of Shoots. For more info call
Tony, 651-208-7267 or chilakootbowhunter.org

May 15, June 15, Aug. 21: 3D Outdoor Shoot.

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Isanti County Sportsman Club, Cambridge, MN. 2011 3-D Shoot dates.
For more info call 763-691-1604.

May 2-Sept. 5: Monday Night Shoots, 4:30 p.m.

May 22, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14: Traditional

Shows

May 21: Windom Convention & Visitors Bureau Sportsmen’s Show,
8-5 p.m., Windom Community Center. For more info call
800-794-6366.

May 21-22: MN Outdoor Youth Expo, 9-6 p.m., Wild Wings of Oneka,
Hugo. For more info call Nikki Walters, 651-439-4287.

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

April 30-May 1: Bloomington Armory.

May 21-22: Anoka Armory.

July 23-24: Military, Gun Show, Brooklyn Park Armory.

Women’s Programs

June 10-11: Women’s Fly-Fishing Weekend, Eagle Bluff ELC,
Lanesboro. For more info call Linda Bylander, 218-833-8628.

Meetings

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of
the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7
p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Larry
Miller, 763-571-7087.

St. Cloud Fly Anglers Club meets the 3rd Mon. of each month, 7
p.m., Waite Park Gander Mtn. store. Call Dave Kollmann,
320-252-5906 or Tom Clapp, 320-685-3960.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities meets the 1st Thurs. of each month, 7
p.m., Lutheran Church of The Master. For more info call John
Cummins, www.fishersofmenclub.org or 612-670-0707.

MN Duck & Goose Caller Association meets the last Thurs. of
each month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s Meeting Room, Rogers. For more info
call Andy Thill, 612-749-9503.

Muskies Inc. North Metro Chapter meets the 3rd Tues. of every
month. 7:30 p.m., KC Hall in Fridley. For more info call
952-469-2155 or www.northmetromuskie.com

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7
p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Larry
Miller, 763-571-7087.

Rapids Archery Club meets the 2nd Mon. of each month at the archery
building located at the Bunker Hills Regional Park. For more info
call Dan, 763-427-0808.

St. Cloud Chapter of Muskie’s Inc. Meets the 3rd Tues. of each
month. 7:30 p.m., Waite Park American Legion. For more info call
Ken Schmitt, 320-290-6272.

Brainerd Lakes Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets 2nd Tues. of each
month, 7 p.m, Waterfall Inn. For more info call Jeff Young,
218-821-3669.

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.

Minnesota Valley In-Fisherman Club meets the 4th Tues. of each
month, 7 p.m. at Apple Valley American Legion club, 14521 Granada
Dr., Apple Valley. Gary, 952-423-3662.

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.

Mississippi Longtails PF meets first Tues. of each month. 7:30
p.m., The Point on Hwy’s 61 & 10 in Hastings. For more info
call Dan Richmond, 651-730-4434.

Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m.,
Bertha Lions Building.

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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