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. 8: Evansville Area Sportsman Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Long Lake
Lodge. For more info call Lons Spur, 218-948-2249.
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
Oct. 14: Ladies of DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion,
Faribault. For more info call Missy Archambault,
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. 22: Lakes & Pines Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Patrick’s
Fine Dinning, Longville. For more info call Steve Plante,
Oct. 22 Blue Earth River Valley Chapter of MDHA 24th Annual
Membership Banquet, Hamilton Hall, Blue Earth. For more info call
Brenda Baldwin 507-526-3551
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. 28: Wadena Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Wadena Elks Lodge.
For more info call John Edinger 218-631-1568.
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.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2011 Schedule of Events. For more info
call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Oct. 8: Autumn Woods Classic, 9-noon, Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Oct. 9: Canoe When the Moon is Full, 5-7 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional
Oct. 9: Women’s Fall Color Kayak Tour, 9-3 p.m., West Coon Rapids
Oct. 10: Webelos, Archery, 4:30-6 p.m., Elm Creek Park.
Oct. 11: Girl Scouts, Juniors & Seniors Archery, 4:30-6 p.m.,
Elm Creek Park Reserve
Oct. 11: Webelos, Naturalist Badge, 4:30-6 p.m., Baker Park
Oct. 12: Beginning Archery, 10-noon, Carver Park Reserve.
Oct. 13: Brownies, Water Everywhere, 4:30-6 p.m., Lowry Nature
Oct. 15: Fall Color Kayak Tours, 16+ 1-4 p.m., Women 16+ 9-noon.
Gale Woods Farm.
Oct. 16: Junior Girl Scouts, Finding your way Badge, 2:30-4:30
p.m., Baker Park Reserve.
Oct. 16: Family Canoeing, 3-5 p.m., Silverwood Park.
Oct. 17: Girl Scouts, Juniors & Seniors, Living Outside
Survival Training, 4:30-6:30 p.m., French Regional Park.
Oct. 18: Girl Scouts, Juniors & Seniors Archery, 4:30-6 p.m.,
Carver Park Reserve.
Oct. 22: Family GPS, 10-noon, French Regional Park.
Oct. 22: Family Orienteering, 1-3 p.m, French Regional Park.
Oct. 27: Brownies, Mounted Patrol, 4:30-6 p.m. or 6-7:30 p.m.,
Baker Park Reserve.
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Cabela’s schedule of seminars. Rogers area. For more info call
Steve Lonn, 763-493-8600.
Oct. 22: Jerky Shooter, 2-3 p.m.
Oct. 22-23: How to Talk Deer, Sat. 10:30 a.m., Sun. 12:30
Oct. 22-23: Angle of Game Cameras, Sat. 11:15 a.m, Sun. 11:45
Oct. 22-23: Hunting Western Deer, Sat. 12 p.m., Sun. 11:45
Oct. 22-23: Scent Eliminators & Attractants, Sat. 12:45 p.m.,
Sun. 1:15 p.m.
Oct. 22-23: Field Dressing Your Deer.
Oct. 22-23: The Right Tool for the Right Job.
Oct. 22-23: Preparing Wild Game.
Deep Portage Programs
2011 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,
Oct. 15: Deadline for Critter Art Contest.
• 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.
Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info
www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Oct. 8-9: Hastings Armory.
Oct. 22-23: Mankato NG Training Ctr.
Feb. 4, 2012: Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby, 1-3 p.m., Maple Lake.
For more info call Nick 612-685-6696.
Oct. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30: Beaverbrook Gun Club, Fall Rifle
Sight-in. For more info call 763-434-4514.
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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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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.
Oct. 6-9, 13-16, 19-31, Nov. 1-4: Sight in days.
Oct. 10, Nov. 14: FLSC Board Meeting, 7 p.m.
Oct. 29-30: Gun Show, State Fairgrounds.
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, www.fishersofmenclub.org 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
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 www.northmetromuskie.com
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