Michigan Calendar of Events – March 1st, 2013

Banquets/Fundraisers

March 1: :Livingston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Woodshire Place, Fowler. For more info call Jennifer Degrandchamp, 517-404-3245.
March 1: North Kent Long Beards NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Rockford Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Anissa Olinger, 616-240-6520.
March 1: Saginaw Valley RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Horizons Conference Center. For more info call Brad Schuknecht, 989-497-0453.
March 2: Ionia Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Steele Street Hall. Ionia. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.
March 2: Dowagiac Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Dowagiac Conservation Club. For more info call Rick Ivens, 269-782-0896.
March 2: RMEF Thumb Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall. For more info call Tim, 810-359-7000 ext. 121.
March 2: Costabella Branch QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Lodge, Big Rapids. For more info call Kasey Thren, 231-972-3200.
March 2: Au Sable DU Banquet, 6 p.m., American Legion Hall, Oscoda. For more info call Paul Thompson, 989-747-0602.
March 6: Barry County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge. For more info call Mike Bagley, 616-212-4614.
March 8: Lapeer Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lapeer Co. Center Building. For more info call Jeremy Keefer, 810-691-7176.
March 9: St. Joseph WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles. For more info call Travis Everitt, 269-625-0698.
March 9: Decatur WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Decatur. For more info call Ken Swift, 269-208-3531.
March 9: Central Michigan QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Town & County Rec. Center, Ithaca. For more info call Jarred Waldron, 517-403-9328.
March 9: Caro Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Polish American Hall, Caro. For more info call Dale Turbush, 989-673-1189.
March 9: SW MI RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Gull Lake View Golf Club. For more info call Dave Naegele, 269-568-9904.
March 9: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Grand Traverse Resort, Acme. For more info call Tom Tompkins, 231-218-7314.
March 9: St. Clair County, PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Perch Point Conservation Club. For more info call William Furtaw, 810-765-5279.
March 9: St. Clair County PF Banquet, 3 p.m., Perch Point Conservation Club. For more info call Bob Watson, 810-324-2853.
March 9: Black Mountain NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Posen Community Center. For more info call Pat Dankers, 989-733-8832.
March 12: Cadillac Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., McGuires Resort. For more info call Summer Essington, 231-942-1184.
March 15: Saginaw Bay DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., K of C Hall, Standish. For more info call Dale Borske, 989-876-7341.
March 15: Keith Davis RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Genesys Banquet Center. For more info call Brad DePottey, 810-744-6508.

Education/Seminar

April 18: St. Charles Wolverine Sportsman Club, Hunter Ed Class, 5-9 p.m. For more info call Lavern Spolarich, 989-865-6257.

Shows

March 1-3: Flint Steelheaders Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Show, Birch Run Expo Center, Fri. 3-9 p.m. Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. For more info www.flintsteelheaters.com
March 2: Perch Point Conservation Club, Sportsman’s Swap Meet & Gun Show, 9-3 p.m. For more info call Don Plegue, 586-738-5038.
March 14-17: Michigan Boating Industries Assoc. Spring Boating Expo, Suburban Collection Showplace. For more info call Nicki Polan, 734-261-0123.
March 21-24: Ultimate Sport Show, Devos Place, Thurs. 3-9:30 p.m., Fri. 11-9:30 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info www.showspan.com
March 23: Michigan Hunting Fishing Collectors Club, Sporting Trade Show, 9-2 p.m., Richard Smith American Legion Post 29. For more info call John Brooker, 734-740-1065.
March 29-30: D&R Sport Show, Fri. 9-8 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Kalamazoo. For more info call 269-372-2277.

Dog Events

March-Oct.: Puppy Fair., Multi Lakes Conservation Club, 2nd Sun. each month, 8:30-2:30 p.m. For more info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.
March 16: Greater Southeast Michigan RGS, Bird Dog Fun Trial, 8 a.m., Colonial Farms Gamebird Preserve. For more info call Dave Veldman, davelman8@gmail.com

Special Events

Aug. 9-11: Puddingstone Festival, Cheboygan Festival Square. For more info call Lew Crusoe, 231-627-9597.
Archery
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Oakland County Sportsmens Club, Clarkston. For more info contact 248-623-0444 or visit http://www.ocsc-mi.org/
Mar. 10: 3D Shoot, 9-2 p.m.
March 10: 3D Shoot, 9-2 p.m.
March 17: Club Championship 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
March 23-24: MAA 420 Round.
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Ashley Sportsmans Club, 8554 Mason Rd, Bannister, MI. 2013 Shoot Schedule. For more info call Jim, 517-204-4075.
Aug. 11, Sept. 14: 3D Archery, 9-4 p.m., 9-4 p.m.
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Oakland County Sportsmens Club, Clarkston. For more info contact 248-623-0444 or visit http://www.ocsc-mi.org/
April 14, May 12: 3D, 30 Targets.
May 1: 3D Leagues Start.

Season Dates

March 15: Pike, muskie & walleye fishing seasons end on UP and inland waters of the LP.
March 15: Ice shanties must be removed from northern LP & WI boundary lakes.
March 15: Pike and muskie spearing season ends.
March 31: Ice shanties must be removed from UP lakes.
March 31: Rabbit & hare hunting season ends.
March 31: Fishing licenses expire.
April 15: Coyote season ends.
April 15: Dog training season ends.
April 22: Spring wild turkey season opens.
April 27: Catch-and-immediate-release bass season opens on LP inland waters, Lake St. Clair and the St.Clair and Detroit Rivers.
April 27: Trout season opens.
Aprill 27: Pike, muskie, sauger, and walleye seasons open on LP inland waters.

Shooting Sports

Chesaning Area Conservation Club, 13750 W. Baldwin Rd, Chesaning, MI 48616. Schedule of 2010 Shoots. For more info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.
Every Wed.: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.
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Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Drive. For more info call 616-866-4273 or checkout www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com
First Sat. of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot except November.
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Rockford Sportsman’s Club, Schedule of Events, 11115 Northland Drive, NE, Rockford, MI 49341. www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com
Cowboy Shoot: 1st Sat. of every month.
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Every Tuesday. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.
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Twin Lakes Sportsmen’s Club events. For more info call 773-792-3457 or 262-279-3503.
1 & 3rd Sundays: Trap shooting, Individual Tournaments 200 targets 12 noon.
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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dexter, MI. www.post46hfc.com for more info.
Tues: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.
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Ashley Sportsmans Club, 8554 Mason Rd, Bannister, MI. 2013 Shoot Schedule. For more info call Jim, 517-204-4075.
March 16: Sporting Clays, Trap, 10-3 p.m.
April 14: Sporting Clays, Trap, Free Youth Shoot, 9-4 p.m.
June 9, July 21, Aug. 11, Sept. 14: Sporting Clays, Trap, 9-4 p.m.
Oct. 20: Muzzle Loader Woods Walk, 9-2 p.m.
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Big Bear Sportsmans Club, 2013 Schedule of Events. For more info call Dave Somset, 231-362-3103.
Every Sunday: Shooting 5 Stand & Trap, 10-2 p.m.
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West Walker Sportsman Club, 2013 Schedule of Events. 601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI. For more info call Patrick Murray, 616-453-5081.
All Year: Open 7 days a week.
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Multilakes Conservation Assoc. 2013 Events. 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp, MI, 48382. For more info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.
Thurs.: 3-Dusk.
Saturday: 10-3 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-Dusk
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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association,  6777 Cline Road. 2013 Schedule of events. For more info call 810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com.
Thurs.: Hand Gun Night, 6-10 p.m.

Meetings

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.
Huron Valley Steelheaders. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. American Legion Post #200 For more info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.
Flat Rock Chapter – NWTF meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month, 7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call 734-654-8108.
Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thurs of every month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For more info call Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.
Mid-Michigan United Sportsman Alliance. Meets 2nd Tues. of each month, 6:30 p.m., Twin Ponds Sport Shop, Stanton. For more info call Dave Bean, 989-831-4890.
Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Bill King. 734-420-4481.
Mulit-Lakes Conservation Assoc. meets every 3rd Wed. of the month except Nov., 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109.
Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.
Wayne County Quail Forever meets the fourth Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Flat Rock Rec. Center, I-75 & Gibraltar Rd. For more info call Ed Moore, 734-782-0329 or 734-771-5607.
Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets 2nd Tues of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call John Wilde, 734-646-6132.
Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except Dec. 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For more info call Mike Barkley 734-281-1649.

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