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MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 51

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 14, 2012: South Metro Flyways DU Blizzard Blitz, 1-4 p.m.,
Lakeville VFW. For more info call Adam Phelps 712-260-2509.

Feb. 3, 2012: Morrison County Wild Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Herman Wisneski,
218-829-0487.

Feb. 4, 2012: MN Waterfowl Hall of Fame Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ramada
Mall of America. For more info call Brad Nylin, 952-767-0320.

Feb. 5, 2012: Minnesota Southeast WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure
Island Resort & Casino. For more info call Jim Wiltinger,
608-689-2234.

Feb. 10-11, 2012: SCI North Country Bowhunters Banquet, Treasure
Island Resort & Casino. For more info www.scincb.org

Feb. 11, 2012: Sibley County PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Arlington
Community Center. For more info call Jon Harbarth,
507-237-5679.

Feb. 18, 2012: Heartland Chapter PF Banquet, 5 p.m., DHS, Delavan.
For more info call Jim More, 507-787-2252.

Feb. 23, 2012: Scott County PF #125 Banquet, Ridges at Sand Creek
Golf Course. For more info call Stacy Dvorak, 612-202-6119.

Feb. 25, 2012: Chisago County PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Lent Town Hall.
For more info call Tim Kane, 651-674-6209.

Feb. 25, 2012: Lake Superior Chapter 33 Muskies Inc. Banquet,
Blackwood’s Restaurant. For more info call Terry DeMenge,
218-879-2712.

March 3: Nicollet Area WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Nicollet
Conservation Club. For more info call Mike Hulke,
507-380-9930.

March 10, 2012: Rice County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fairbault American
Legion. For more info call Patty Johnstad, 507-333-3935.

Education/Seminar

Feb. 4, 2012: MN Waterfowl Symposium, 9-4 p.m., Ramada Mall of
America. For more info call Brad Nylin, 952-767-0320.

Feb. 4, 11, 2012: Trapper Ed Course, MTA District 3, noon-4 p.m. US
Fish & Wildlife Service Building. For more info call Rollie
Aho, 218-736-5534.

Feb. 11, 18, 2012: Trapper Ed Course, 8-2 p.m., Regional Public
Safety Training Facility. For more info call Shawn O’Hern,
612-240-8404.

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

Now-Feb. 29, 2012: Cleary Lake, Green Fit Club.

Now-Feb. 28, 2012: French Regional Park, Green Fit Club.

Now-Feb. 29, 2012: Silverwood Park, Green Fit Club.

Now-Feb. 21, 2012: Nordic Ski Club, Elm Creek Park Reserve, 7-8:30
p.m.

Now-Feb. 23, 2012: Nordic Ski Club, Hyland Lake Park Reserve,
7-8:30 p.m.

Dec. 26: Snowshoe Hike, 1-3 p.m. Lowry Nature Center.

Dec. 29: Cross Country Ski Lessons, Ski Skating I, Basics, 7-9
p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.

Dec. 31: Cross Country Ski Lessons, Ski Skating I, Basics,
9:30-11:30 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.

Dec. 31: Cross Country Ski Lessons, Classic Beginner I, Basics,
12:30-2 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.

Season Dates

Dec. 31: Deer season ends – Archery.

Jan. 1, 2012: Pheasant, grouse and partridge seasons end.

Jan. 8, 2012: Otter season ends.

Jan. 8, 2012: Bobcat season ends.

Jan. 14, 2012: Lake trout inland waters season opens (all
lakes).

Jan. 14, 2012: Stream trout (winter) season opens.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 29, 2012: Albert Lea’s Fountain Lake Sportsmen Club, Ice
Classic & Ice Auger Race, noon-2:30 p.m., Fountain Lake. For
more info call Kevin, 507-402-7487.

Jan. 29, 2012: Prior Lake Biggest Little Fishing Contest, 1-3 p.m.,
Prior Lake. For more info call Fred Prindle, 952-447-5984.

Feb. 4, 2012: Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby, 1-3 p.m., Maple
Lake. For more info call Nick 612-685-6696.

Feb. 4, 2012: Park Rapids American Legion, Fishing Derby, 1-3:30
p.m., Fish Hook Lake, Park Rapids. For more info call Bob
Safratowich, 218-732-9014.

Feb. 11 2012: Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge, noon-3 p.m., Lake
Le Homme Dieu. For more info www.icefishingchallenge.org

Feb. 11, 2012: Cottonwood County Game & Fish League, Ice
Fishing Contest, 9-3 p.m., Cottowood Lake, Windom. For more info
call Bruce Caldwell, 507-831-1026.

Feb. 25, 2012: Big Lake Jaycees Ice Fishing Contest, noon-3 p.m.
www.littleholeonbiglake.org for more info.

Shooting/Archery

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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.

Shows

Jan. 12-15, 2012: Minnesota Sportsmen’s Boat & Vac. Show,
RiverCentre, Thurs. 2-9 p.m., Fri. noon-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m.,
Sun. 10-6 p.m. For more info www.stpaulportshow.com

Jan. 19-22, 2012: Minneapolis Boat Show, Mpls Convention Center,
Thurs. & Fri. noon-9 p.m., Sat.10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For
more info www.minneapolisboatshow.com

Jan. 21-22, 2012: Fairmont Trap Club, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m.,
National Guard Armory. For more info call Steve Shane,
507-399-9347.

Jan. 27-29, 2012: Rochester Sports & Vac. Show, May Civic
Center, Fri. 2-9 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. For more info
call 507-387-7469.

Feb. 3-4, 2012: MN Decoy Collector Show, Fri. 1-9 p.m., Sat. 9-4
p.m., Ramada Inn, Mall of America. For more info call John
Southworth, 651-455-7114.

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.

• 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.

Special Events

Jan. 7, 2012: Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, Dinner on
the Bluff. For more info call Dawn Kottman, 507-467-2437.

Jan. 16, 2012:Starkey Hearing Foundation & Adrian Peterson All
Day foundation, All Day Blizzard Blitz, noon-3 p.m., Lake Waconia.
For more info call Lisa Bjork, 866-354-3254.

Meetings

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.

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,
952-933-2608.

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.

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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