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Minnesota Calendar of Events – August 24th, 2012

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug. 24: MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079.
Aug 24: MWA Windy Lake Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m. New York Mills Comm. Center. For more info call 218-640-3163.
Sept. 6: Hutchinson DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery. For more info call Jeremy Anfinson, 320-583-1185.
Sept. 6: Bemidji Men’s DU Banquet, 6:30 p.., Bemidji Hampton Inn. For more info call Brian Mustonen, 218-760-6003.
Sept. 7: Perham DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Perham Lakeside Golf Club. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338.
Sept. 7: Brainerd Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., The Legacy Golf Course, East Gull Lake. For more info call Jack Britton, 218-829-0203.
Sept. 8: Albertville Lions, Crow River Sportsman Club, Extravaganza. For more info call Jeff Edelman, 763-498-9327.
Sept. 8: Southern Gateway MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion, Albert Lea. For more info call Ed Miller, 507-219-8496.
Sept. 8: Warroad, NW Angle DU Banquet, 7 p.m, American Legion, Warroad. For more info call Tony Krahn, 218-386-2974.
Sept. 9: Wright County, West Metro WTU, MDHA Banquet, 4 p.m., River City Extreme, Monticello. For more info call Al Weller, 763-682-2061.
Sept. 11: Mississippi Longtails PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Point Restaurant, Hastings. For more info call Pete Soukup, 651-329-8133.
Sept. 12: Central MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Moose Lodge Club, Waite Park. For more info call Dennis Sowada, 320-393-4214.
Sept. 13: DU Becker/Big Lake Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Blue Moon Restaurant. For more info call Lance 320-291-0462
Sept 13: MWA Cedar Creek Banquet, 5:30 p.m. St Francis American Legion. For more info call Bill 763-753-3373.
Sept. 14: Chain-of-Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., , Broadway Ballroom. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373.
Sept. 14: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Scott Luing, 320-360-0165.
Sept. 15: West Central Waterfowlers Chapter MWA Banquet, 5 p.m., Callaway Comm. Center. For more info call Harlen, 218-841-1667.
Sept. 18: Heart of the Lakes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Maple Lake Legion. For more info call Devin Davidson, 320-274-5614.
Sept. 19: Meeker County Fall Banquet, 6 p.m., Litchfield Eagles. For more info call Jared Terning, 320-221-2739.
Sept. 20: Scott-LeSueur MWA Chapter, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom, New Prauge. For more info call Myron Tietz, 507-364-8689.
Sept. 21: Fin & Feather Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd Whiting, 763-473-4103.
Sept. 22: Central MN Sportsmen Alliance, Banquet, 3:30 p.m., Brownton City Center. For more info call Wendy Scheidt, 320-282-3912.
Sept. 28: Morrison County MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Mike Schuett, 320-632-3558.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2012 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparksdistrict.org
Aug. 25: Family Mississippi River Kayak Trip, 9-1 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
Aug. 30: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials for Women, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.
Sept. 1: Minnesota River Trip, 9-3 p.m., The Landing-Minnesota River Heritage Park.

Dog Events

Sept. 8-9: Land of Lakes Hunting Retriever Club, Fall Hunt Test, Kelley Land & Cattle. For more info call Mitch LeBard, 651-799-2725.

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens.
Sept. 1: Bear season opens.
Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens.
Sept. 1: Rails & snipe season opens.
Sept. 15: Deer season opens-Archery.
Sept. 15: Grouse, gray partridge, rabbit, and squirrel seasons open.
Sept. 15: Stream trout in SE streams: C&R through Sept. 30.
Sept. 21: Early Canada goose season ends.
Sept. 22: Waterfowl season opens(tentative)
Sept. 22: Woodcock season opens.
Sept. 29: Northeast moose season (by lottery) begins.
Sept. 29: Fall turkey season begins (by lottery)(30 days)
Sept. 30: Lake trout summer season inland waters ends.
Sept. 30: Stream trout in streams season ends.

Shows

Aug. 23-Sept. 3: Outdoor News at Minnesota State Fair, Corner of Judson & Nelson. For more info www.mnstatefair.org
Aug. 25-26: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Graham Arena Olmsted County Fairgrounds. For more info call 507-269-3673.
Sept. 8-9: Central Minnesota Sportsman’s Expo, 10-6 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds. For more info call Hugh Price, 763-746-2656.
Sept. 14-15: North Star Expo, Logging, Trucking, Sawmill Show, Grand Rapids. For more info call 218-722-5013.
Sept. 14-16: Fall RV Sale & Sportsman’s Expo, Fri. & Sat. 10-8 p.m, Sun. 10-5 p.m., Anoka County Fairgrounds. For more info call Hugh Price, 763-746-2656.
Sept. 22-23: Elks Gun Show, McLeod County Fairgrounds, Hutchinson. For more info call Dale Harbarth, 320-587-8989.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Sept. 15-16: Anoka Armory.
Sept. 22-23: Stillwater Armory.
Oct. 6-7, Dec. 29-30: Bloomington Armory.
Oct. 20-21: Mankato NG Training Ctr.

Shooting/Archery

Sept. 8: The Miracles of Mitch Foudation, noon, Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Ryan Flom, 612-387-3348.
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South Forty Archers, 2012 Schedule. Ritter Farm Park, Lakeville. All shoots are 8-2 p.m. For more info call Bryan, 952-270-0750.
Sept. 8-9: 3D Compound & Traditional Shoot, 7-2 p.m.
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Straight River Archery Club 2012 Schedule. Sat 8-3 p.m., Sun 8-2 p.m. For info call Rod 507-451-8358 or www.straighriverarcheryclub.org
Aug. 25-26: 3D Outdoor Shoot.
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Dakota County Gun Club, 17501 Station Trail, Rosemount, 55068. 2011 Events. For more info call 952-985-3248 or www.dakotacountygunclub.org
Aug. 25: NWTF Youth Event, 10-3 p.m.
Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28: 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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Ahlman’s 2012 Schedule of Events. 9525 230th Street West, Morristown, MN 55052. For more info call 507-685-4243.
Aug. 25-26: Shooters Roundup, 9-5 p.m.
Aug. 25-26: Wilderness Hunt, 9-5 p.m.
Sept. 13-15: Gunsmoke.
Sept. 22: SHTF Survival Shoot.

Special Events

Aug 21: NWTF Outdoor Heritage Picnic. 5:30 p.m Fridley Legion. For more info call David Meacham. 952-220-2807
Aug. 25-26: Mora Area Chamber of Commerce Sportsmen’s Fair, Sat. 9-6 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. For more info call Karen Amundson, 320-679-5792.
Sept. 8: Prairie Pothole Day, 9-4 p.m. Stoney Ridge Farms, New London. For more info call Troy Heck, 320-905-5451.
Sept. 14-30: Deer Camp the Musical, New Century Theatre, Minneapolis. For more info call 800-982-2787.

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.

Meetings

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
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.
Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info www.lcretrieverclub.org
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
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.
LeSueur County PF Chapter 214. Meets the 1st Wed. of the month, Sept.-May, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, Montgomery. For more info call Ken Mader, 507-661-4841.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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.
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.
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.

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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