Minnesota Calendar of Events – April 26th, 2013


April 26: St. Louis, Carlton County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Spirit Mountain Lodge. For more info call Matt Bremer, 218-319-6126.
April 26: Rum River DU Banquet, 7 p.m., Cambridge American Legion. For more info call Mike Lindell, 612-369-0644.
April 26: Buffalo Ridge NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Landmark Mercantile, Marshall. For more info call Ty Brouwer, 507-430-6473.
April 26: Carver County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lake Waconia Event Center. For more info call Steve Leonard, 612-751-9139.
April 26: Northfield DU Banquet, Northfield Ballroom. For more info call Todd Sleeth, 507-645-0170.
April 26: Upper Root River/Stewartville DU Banquet, Stewartville Sportsmans Club. For more info call Lynn Duncan, 507-280-6347.
April 26: Ladies of the Lakes/Alexandria DU Banquet,Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria. For more info call Sheena Radermacher, 320-491-6983.
April 26: Meeker County DU Banquet, Peters on Lake Ripley. For more info call Scott Christensen, 320-221-0164.
April 26: Let’s Go Fishing of MN’s Banquet, Medina Entertainment Center, Medina. For more info call 888-235-8448.
April 27: Central Minnesota Safari Club, 11-9 p.m., Del Tone, Luth Gun Club, St. Cloud. For more info call Douglas Brown, 612-414-7461.
April 27:  Eden Prairie DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Bearpath Country Club. For more info call Bard Knudsen, 612-805-4641.
April 27: Marsh Lake/Appleton DU Banquet, Appleton Armory. For more info call Wade Schmidt, 320-289-1454.
May 2: Stillwater DU Banquet, Stillwater VFW. For more info call Deb Manley, 612-867-3767.
May 2: Alexandria DU Banquet, Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria. For more info call Richard Hardine, 320-766-1797.
May 4: Headwaters, Park Rapids DU Banquet, Eagles Club, Park Rapids. For more info call Darrin Hoverson, 218-252-8488.
May 4: Detroit Lakes WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Ray Preim, 218-849-1230.
May 4: South Central Minnesota PF Banquet, Vern Eide Chevrolet Bridge Avenue, Albert Lea. For more info call Mark Fenstermacher, 507-402-2901.
May 6: Wright County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., River City Extreme, Monticello. For more info call Rob Kopff, 763-464-8674.
May 18: N.E.W., New Market DU Banquet, Doublewide, New Market. For more info call Brian Boysen, 952-292-8806.


May 17-18: Bearing Arms Gun Show, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m., Hudson Sports/Civic Center. For more info call John Englund, 612-743-7925.
June 8: Brainerd Lakes Area Outdoor Youth Expo, 10-2:30 p.m., Lakeshore Conservation Club. For more info call J.J. Levenske, 218-251-8826.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
May 4-5: Anoka Armory.


Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, 12718 10th St. NE, Spicer, MN 56288. For more info call Kory Klebe, 320-354-5894.
June 16-20: Forkhorn I Camp, 3 p.m.
June 23-27: Forkhorn II Camp, 3 p.m.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2013 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
April 27: Recurve Archery, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
May 2: Family Archery, 2-4 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
May 4: Women’s Archery, 1-3 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
May 4: Family Archery, 2-4 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
May 5: NASP 3D Archery Tournament, 1-5 p.m., Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.
May 11: Women Gone Fishing, 8-11 a.m., Baker Park Reserve.

Season Dates

April 30: Spring light goose season ends.
April 30: Beaver season ends (north & south)
May 1: Bowfishing for bullheads, suckers, redhorse and other roughfish season opens.
May 4: MN/Iowa border waters walleye and norther pike season opens.
May 4: MN/WI St. Croix River walleye and northern pike season opens.
May 11: Walleye, sauger and northern pike season opens.
May 11: Lake trout summer season inland waters opens.
May 11: Stream trout summer season in lakes opens.
May 25: Largemouth & smallmouth bass opener.

Special Event

June 22: NWTF Youth Field Day, 9:30 a.m., Nicollet Conservation Club. For more info call Raoul Johnson, 507-267-4826.

Deep Portage Programs

2013 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
April 28: Fun Shoot, 10 a.m.
June 9-14, 16-21, July 21-26, Aug. 4-9: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.
June 16-21, July 7-12: Forkhorn II Deer Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.
July 1-3: Mini Camp, ages 9-16.
July 1-3: Fishing Camp, ages 12-16.
July 1-3: Young Women in Science Camp, ages 12-16.
July 21-26: Upland Bird Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.
July 28-Aug. 2: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp, ages 13-16.
July 28-Aug. 2: Izaak Walton League Camp, ages 9-16.


May 18: City Auto Glass Walleye Classic, Fishing Tournament, 7 a.m., Lake Vermilion, Fortune Bay Resort. For more info call Jamie Lindseth, 218-780-0901.
May 18: Lake Sheteck Walleye Fishing Tournament, 7:30-3 p.m. For more info call Joe, 507-829-5281.
May 18: Paul Koval Memorial Walleye Classic, 7-2:30 p.m., St. Croix River, Stillwater Bridge to south Prescott Bridge North. For more info call Kenny Lundgren, 612-963-6013.
June 1: Traverse County Sportsman’s Club Inc, Walleye Tournament, 8-4:30 p.m., Lake Traverse. For more info call Lyle LeCuyer, 320-815-1042.
June 22: Full Throttle Fishing, Contest, Gull Lake. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.
July 20: Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies Inc, Muskie Tournament, 7 a.m., St. Louis River. For more info call Terry DeMenge, 218-391-2699.
July 27: Full Throttle Fishing, Contest, Mille Lacs Lake. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.
Aug. 10: Full Throttle Fishing, Contest, Lake Minnetonka. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.


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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Straight River Archery Club 2013 Schedule. Sat 8-3 p.m., Sun 8-2 p.m. For info call Rod 507-451-8358 or www.straighriverarcheryclub.org
May 18-19, June 22-23, Aug. 24-25: 3D Archery Shoot, “20” Rifle & Pistol Club.
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Chilakoot Bowhunters 2013 Schedule of Shoots. For more info  chilakootbowhunter.org
May 19: Outdoor 3D Archery Shoot, 8 a.m.
June 8-9: Anniversary Extravaganza.
Aug. 18: Bowhunter Warm-up.
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Broken Arrow Archery Club, 30649 380th St. Le Sueur, MN 56058. For more info call Dan Casey, 507-720-3061.
May 4-5, July 27-28: 30 Target Fun Shoot, 8-2 p.m.
May 25: Tournament of Champions.
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Isanti County Sportsman Club, Cambridge, MN. 2013 3-D Shoot dates. For more info call the Club 763-691-1604.
May 5: Spring Fever Shoot.
June 9, July 14: 40 Target Shoot.
Aug. 11: Bow Hunter Warm-up.
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Little Crow Archers 2013 Events. For more info call Dennis Winzenburg, 320-212-4715..
April 27-28: Archery Shoot, reg. 9-2 p.m., both days.
May 3, 12, 19: 3D Archery Shoot. 10-4 p.m.

Dog Events

April 27-28: RGS Pointing Dog Seminar, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 8:30-3 p.m., Little Moran Hunt Club, Staples. For more info call Steve Grossman, 218-341-2826.

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.


April 27: Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club, Spring Meeting, 9-11 a.m. dvhalsey@aol.com e-mail for more info.
North Metro Chapter Muskies Inc. meets the 3rd Wed. of every month. 7 p.m., Coo Rapids VFW. For more info call 612-916-7426 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
Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.
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.
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.
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.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
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.
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.
Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets 2nd Tues. of every month Oct. thru May. 7 p.m., Mr. D’s Bar & Grill. For more info call 218-273-6389.


PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, 1st Monday of the month, 7:30 p.m. at Cinema Professional Building, Elk River. For info call 763-441-6869.

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