MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 37


Sept. 16: Chain of Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., 5 p.m., Broadway
Ballroom. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373.

Sept. 16: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom.
For more in fo call Scott Luining, 320-360-0165.

Sept. 17: Freeborn County Pheasant & Habitat Club Banquet,
Fairgrounds. For more info call Irene Jones, 507-438-8493.

Sept. 17: West Central Waterfowlers MWA Banquet, 5 p.m., Callaway
Community Center, Callaway. For more info call Harlin Hendrickson,

Sept. 17: Minnesota Darkhouse Angling Assoc, Open House &
Banquet, Open House, 11-4:30 p.m., Banquet 6 p.m., Freeport
Community Center. For more info call Dale Lyons,

Sept. 17: Hardwood Country Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Nordic
Lanes. For more info call Butch Johnson, 507-864-2800.

Sept. 17: Anoka DU Banquet, 5 p.m, Courtyards of Andover, Andover.
For more info call Rachel Mengelkock, 763-360-3428.

Sept. 20: Ash River RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ash-Ka-Nam Resort. For
more info call Mindy Glennie, 218-374-3181.

Sept. 20: Ash River RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ash-Ka-Nam Resort. For
more info call Mindy Glennie, 218-374-3181.

Sept. 22: Minnesota Pheasants Steel County Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Monterey Ballroom, Owatonna. For more info call Rex Harriman,

Sept. 22: MDHA Carlton County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Four Seasons
Sports Complex, Carlton. For more info call Alan Huhta,

Sept. 22: Delano DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., B’s on the River,
Watertown. For more info call Jeff Graunke, 763-442-5939.

Sept. 23: Midwest Outdoors Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Roadside
Tavern. For more info call Ron Welle, 320-260-6023.

Sept. 24: South Central MDHA Banquet, 4:30, Waseca VFW. For more
info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116.

Sept. 24: North Heron Lake Game Producers Assoc. Banquet, 5-9 p.m.,
Heron Lake Community Center. For more info call Kristin Hovland,

Sept. 24:  Pelican River PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pelican Rapids VFW.
For more info call David Johnson, 218-863-3313.

Sept. 28: Central MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Moose Lodge Club, Waite
Park. For more info call Dennis Sowada, 320-393-4214.

Sept. 29: Steel County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Owatonna Eagles Club.
For more info call Bob Hoen, 507-456-5046.

Oct. 1: Crooked Horn WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Henry’s Catering. For
more info call, Wayne Wilson, 320-968-7466.

Oct. 1: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, Ted & Gen’s, Aldrich. For
more info call Rich Nanik, 218-894-1774.

Oct. 7: Trails End Chapter MDHA Banquet, Aquinas Hall, 5:30 p.m.
For more info call Thomas Worth, 218-240-1080.

Oct. 8: Bend of the River Chapter MDHA Banquet, Coledonia Community
Center. For more info call Tony Bauer, 507-388-2266.

Oct. 10: Elk River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Al’s Rail Road Bar,
American Legion Post 112. For more in fo call Kevin Kelly,

Oct. 10: Ladies of Wright County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Huikko’s
Entertainment Center, Buffalo. For more info call 763-682-3468.

Oct. 15: Martin County DU Banquet, Holiday Inn, Fairmont. For
more info call Joe Dubke, 507-238-4959.

Oct. 22: South Central Minnesota WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Faribault
American Legion. For more info call Ricky Steinberg,

Oct. 27: New Brighton DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Brighton Family
Service Center. For more info call Tony McGinnity,

Oct. 28: Stewartville Pheasants & Habitat Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Stewartville Sportman Club. For more info call Rick

Oct. 29: Detroit Lakes WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion. For
more info call Ray Preim, 218-849-1230.

Nov. 5: Dawson Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Dawson VFW. For
more info call Terry Overlander, 320-769-2981.


Sept. 25: Trapper Ed. Class, Grove City, noon-done. For more info
call Jerry Larsen, 320-444-8398. Pre-register.

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

Sept. 17: Kayaking for Kids, 9-11 a.m., noon-2 p.m., French
Regional Park.

Sept. 17: Flatwater Kayaking, Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

Sept. 18: Women Gone Fishing 9 a.m. – Noon, Baker Park

Sept. 18: Family Canoeing 4-6 p.m., Silverwood Park.

Sept. 18: Women Gone Fishing, 9-noon, Baker Park Reserve.

Sept. 21: Flatwater Kayaking for Beginners, 10a.m.-noon, French
Regional Park

Sept. 24: Guided Hike, 9 a.m., Coon Rapids Dam.

Sept. 24: Guided Hike, 10 a.m., Richardson Nature Center.

Sept. 24: Autumn Hiking Adventure, 10-11 a.m., Richardson Nature

Sept. 24: Kayak Lake Minnetonka and see fall colors, 9 a.m., Lake
Minnetonka Regional Park.

Sept. 24: Elm Creek Singletrack Open House – Celebrating the new
bike trail, 1-3 p.m., Elm Creek Park.

Sept. 24: Autumn Hiking Adventure, 9-10 a.m., Coon Rapids Dam
Regional Park.

Sept. 24: Fall Color Kayak Tours, Women 9-noon, All 1-4 p.m., Lake
Minnetonka Regional Park.

Sept. 25: Family Geocaching, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional

Sept. 25: Archery for Women, 9-noon, Carver Park Reserve.

Sept. 25: Family Archery, 1-4 p.m., Carver Park Reserve.

Oct. 1: Women’s Geocaching, 10-noon, Kroening Interpretive

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Cabela’s schedule of seminars. Rogers area. For more info call
Steve Lonn, 763-493-8600.

Sept. 17: Autograph Session with Ron Shara, 1-2 p.m.

Sept. 17-18: Wind & Willow Dip Sampling, 11 a.m. & 2

Sept. 17-18: Waterfowl Tips & Tactics, 10 a.m.

Sept. 17-18: Short Reed Goose Calling.

Sept. 17-18: Avery Team Waterfowl Round Table, 12 p.m.

Sept. 17-18: Science of Duck & Goose Calling, 1 p.m.

Sept. 17-18: Basic Advanced Duck & Goose Calling, 2 p.m.

Sept. 17-18: Hunting with Final approach, 3 p.m.

Sept. 17-18: Chicken Wing Fling Sampling, 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

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.

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,

Oct. 15: Deadline for Critter Art Contest.

Special Event

Sept. 17: Winona DU Greenwings Field Day, Michael La Canne Memorial
Park, Goodview. For more info call Jerry Cordes,

Sept. 17: Sherburne Refuge’s Fall Wildlife Festival. For more info
call Betsy Beneke, 763-389-3323 ext. 13.


Sept. 24: F.O.X. Fishing & Friends Walleye Tournament, 8-4
p.m., Crane Lake. For more info


Sept. 16-17: North Star Expo, Grand Rapids, MN. For more info call

Sept. 24-25: Elks Gun & Sportsman Show, Sat. 9-5 p., Sun 9-4
p.m., Hutchinson Fairgrounds. For more info call Dal Harbarth,

Sept. 24: East Central Spurs PF Expo, 4 p.m., Wings North Pine
City. For more info call Brian Sim, 320-396-4401.

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

Sept. 17-18: St. Paul Armory.

Sept. 24-25: Bloomington Armory.

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Neigels Authentic Arms 2011 Shows. Call 218-736-2133 or for more info or tables. Sat. shows 9-5 p.m. &
Sun. 9-3 p.m. Adm. $3. Open to the public.

Oct. 1-2:  Fergus Falls National Guard Armory


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Dakota County Gun Club, 17501 Station Trail, Rosemount, 55068. 2011
Events. For more info call 952-985-3248 or

Sat. & Sun. in Oct: Deer Rifle Sight in, 9-4:30 p.m.

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Ahlman’s 9525 230th Street West, Morristown, MN 55052. For more
info call 507-685-4243.

Sept. 16-18: Gunsmoke, 9-5 p.m.

Sept. 24: SHTF Survival Shoot.

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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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Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club, 2011 Schedule of events. For more
info, Eric Marleau, 651-462-4587.

Sept. 16-18, 23-25, 30, Oct. 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 19-31, Nov.
1-4: Sight in days.

Oct.1-2: Gun Show, Sat. 8-5.p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., State Fair

Oct. 10, Nov. 14: FLSC Board Meeting, 7 p.m.

Oct. 29-30: Gun Show, State Fairgrounds.

Season Dates

Sept. 17: Deer season opens – Archery.

Sept. 17: Grouse, gray partridge, rabbit, and squirrel seasons

Sept. 22: Early Canada goose season ends.

Sept. 24: Woodcock season opens.

Sept. 30: Lake trout summer season inland waters ends.

Sept. 30: Stream trout in streams season ends.

Oct. 1: Waterfowl season opens (tenative)

Oct. 1: Northeast moose season (by lottery) begins.

Oct. 1: Fall turkey season begins (by lottery).

Oct. 15: Pheasant season opens.

Oct. 15: Crow season ends.

Oct. 16: Bear season ends.

Oct. 20: Camp Ripley first deer season.

Oct. 22: Gray and red fox, badger, opossum and raccoon seasons

Oct. 22: Prairie chicken season opens (by permit)

Oct. 22: Mink, muskrat, beaver & otter seasons open – North

Oct. 30: Mourning dove and fall turkey seasons end.

Oct. 31: Stream trout in streams (summer) season closes.


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

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.

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

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, or 612-670-0707.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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,

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


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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