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Minnesota Calendar of Events – October 12th, 2012

Banquets/Fundraisers

Oct. 12: Ladies of DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Faribault. For more info call Missy Archambault, 507-838-5609.
Oct. 13: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ted & Gen’s Aldrich. For more info call Walt Wiese, 218-640-5423.
Oct. 13: Minnesota Hunters Appreciation WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Willow Creek Golf Course. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2224.
Oct. 15: Ladies of Wright County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Huikkos, Buffalo. For more info call Tracy Madsen, 952-250-3443.
Oct. 18: South Central Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Faribault. For more info call Ricky Steinberg, 507-331-2526.
Oct. 20: Lake & Pines Chapter MDHA Banquet, Patrick’s Fine Dinning. For more info call Steve, 218-363-2390.
Oct. 20: Martin County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fairmont. For more info call Joe Dubke, 507-238-4959.
Oct. 25: North Suburban DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Brighton Community Center. For more info call Les Nyberg, 651-636-3847.
Oct. 26: Stewartville Pheasant & Habitat Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stewartville Sportsman Club. For more info call Rick, 507-285-9677.
Oct. 26: Wadena Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m, Wadena Elks Lodge. For more info call John Edinger, 631-1568. Between 8-8 p.m.
Oct. 27: Blue Earth River Valley MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hamilton Hall. For more info call Brenda Baldwin, 507-526-3551.
Nov. 8: DU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Valley House. For more info call Kelsey Knudson, 715-577-7066.
Nov. 17: Maidens of the Marshes  Ladies DU Banquet, The Eagles Club, Fergus Falls. For more info call Melissa Davis, 218-589-7787.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2012 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparksdistrict.org
Oct. 14: Fall Colors Kayak Tour, 9-noon, & 1-4 p.m., Gale Woods Farm.

Season Dates

Oct. 13: Pheasant season opens.
Oct. 14: Bear season ends.
Oct. 15: Crow season ends.
Oct. 18: Camp Ripley first deer season (10/18-10/19).
Oct. 20: Gray and red fox, badger, opossum, and raccoon seasons open.
Oct. 20: Prairie chicken season opens(by permit)
Oct. 27: Mink, muskrat, otter, and beaver seasons open (North & South zone)
Oct. 27: Camp Ripley second deer season (10/27-10/28).
Oct. 28: Fall wild turkey season ends.
Oct. 30: Mourning dove season ends.
Oct. 31: Stream trout in lakes (summer) season closes.
Nov. 3: Deer-Firearms season opens.
Nov. 5: Rail, woodcock & snipe season ends.
Nov. 24: Bobcat, fisher and pine marten seasons open.
Nov. 24: Deer-Muzzleloader season opens.
Nov. 30: Sharp tailed grouse season ends.

Shows

Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Oct. 20-21: Mankato NG Training Ctr.
Nov. 10-11: Hastings Armory.
Nov. 24-25: Brooklyn Park Armory.
Dec. 29-30: Bloomington Armory.

Shooting/Archery

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

Deep Portage Programs

2012 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
Oct. 15: Critter Art Contest Deadline.

Tournaments/Contests

Oct. 13-14: Brainerd Lakes Muskies Shootout Fishing Tournament, Horseshoe Bay Lodge, Leech Lake. For more info call Brett Stark, 218-839-3136.

Special Events

Oct.: Beaverbrook Gun Club Deer Rifle Sight in, Weekends in Oct., at the Club, East Bethel. For more info call 763-434-4514.
Oct. 20-21, 27-28, Nov. 3-4, 10-11: Hudson Rod gun & Archery Club, Sight in Days. At the Club. For more info call Mike Cravens, 715-386-9955.
Oct. 20-21: Welcome Home Hunt. For Members of the 34th Infantry Division.  For more info call Chuck Haas, 651-247-0354.

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.
Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.
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.
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.
Crow River Sportsman’s Club March thru Nov. meets 3rd Thurs. of every month, 7 p.m, at the Club. For more info call Scott Martinson, 763-498-9327.

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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