Minnesota Calendar of Events – August 23rd, 2013

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug. 23: MWA Windy Lake Chapter 5:30 p.m., New York Mills Community Center 48056 110th St Menahga, MN 56464. For more info call Doug Harthan 218-346-3871.
Aug. 23: Zumbrota DU Banquet, Zumbrota VFW. For more info call Linda Weltzin, 507-753-2397.
Aug. 24: West Central DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Oaks on the Green. For more info call Mike Brown, 320-295-9547.
Aug. 24: Forest Lake DU Banquet, Forest Lake VFW. For more info call Kevin Prouty, 612-369-7093.
Aug. 26: Glenwood DU Banquet, Minnewaska House. For more info call Josh Wolf, 320-219-3187.
Aug. 28: Fergus Falls DU Banquet, F.F. National Guard Armory. For more info call Ben Christenson, 701-388-4440.
Aug. 28: Wilmar, West Central DU Banquet, The Oaks in Willmar. For more info call Mike Brown, 320-295-9547.
Sept. 5: McLeod County Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery, Hutchinson. For more info call Rick Jenneke, 952-491-3697.
Sept. 5: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Wedgwood Cove, Albert Lea. For more info call Rodney Eisenmenger, 507-383-6762.
Sept. 5: Garrison DU Banquet, Y Club, Garrison. For more info call Paul Erickson, 218-678-2495.
Sept. 6: Perham DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Perham Lakeside Golf Club. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338.
Sept. 6: Brainerd Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., The Legacy Golf Course, East Gull Lake. For more info call Jack Britton, 218-829-0203.
Sept. 6: Perham DU Banquet, Perham Lakeside Golf Club. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338.
Sept. 7: Warroad NW Angle DU Banquet, 7 p.m., Warroad American Legion. For more info call Tony Krahn, 218-386-2974.
Sept. 7: East Central MN Deer Hunters Assoc. Banquet, 5-9:30 p.m., Phoenix Banquet Hall, Milaca. For more info call Dave Jackson, 763-389-1772.
Sept. 8: Wright County MDHA Banquet, 3:30 p.m., River City Extreme, Monticello. For more info call Al Weller, 763-682-2061.
Sept. 9: Mississippi Long Tail Chapter PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Point Restaurant, Hastings. For more info call Pete Soukup, 651-329-8133.
Sept. 10: Annandale DU Banquet, Maple Lake Legion. For more info call Benjamin Wandmache, 763-670-8221.
Sept. 11: Adrian DU Banquet, Countryside Inn. Fo more info call Roy Homermann, 507-483-2447.
Sept. 11: Mankato DU Banquet, Rounder’s Sports Bar. For more info call Ian Carlstrom, 507-317-0516.
Sept. 12: Cedar Creek MWA Banquet, 5:30p.m., St Francis American Legion 22590 Rum River Blvd NW St Francis, MN 55070. For more info call Bill 763-753-3373.
Sept 12: Ducks Unlimited dinner. Doors open at 5 p.m. , Dinner at 7. Holiday Inn East, St Paul. For more info call Walter Rauen 651-336-7336.
Sept. 12: Rochester Area DU Banquet, America’s Best Value Inn. For more info call Charles Miller, 507-273-1557.
Sept. 12: St. Paul DU Banquet, Holiday Inn East. For more info call Byron Ellingson, 612-296-5699.
Sept. 12: Becker/Big Lake DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m. Pebble Creek Country Club, Becker. For more info call Joe Hoffmann, 320-469-8158.
Sept. 12: Becker, Big Lake DU Banquet, Huntere’s Ridge. For more info call Lance Barthel, 320-291-0462.
Sept. 13: Chain-of-Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Broadway Ballroom. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373.
Sept. 13: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Clarence Lundquist, 320-632-3259.
Sept. 14: Blue Earth County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club. For more info call John Benson, 507-420-5031.
Sept. 14: Buffalo Ridge PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Center Post, Lake Benton. For more info call Chris Bressler, 312-505-6599.
Sept. 14: Minnewaska DU Banquet, Minnewaska House. For more info call Josh Wolf, 320-219-3187.
Sept. 14: Arlington, High Island Bottom Feeders DU Banquet, Main Street Hall. For more info call Dennis Overson, 507-964-5636.
Sept. 14: High Island Bottom Feeders DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Arlington Community Center. For more info all Chad Carpenter, 507-380-3200.
Sept. 14: Winona DU Banquet, Winona Elk’s Lodge, Goodview. For more info call Jerry Cordes, 507-459-4554.
Sept. 14: Crosby, Cuyuna Range Banquet, Hullett Center of Crosby. For more info call Buzz Neprud, 218-851-5989.
Sept. 14: Lake of the Woods DU Banquet, Sportsmans Resort. For more info call Jay Boomggarden, 218-556-5001.
Sept. 14: Hardwood Country Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Nordic Lanes, Rushford. For more info call Butch Johnson, 507-864-2800.
Sept. 16: Thief River Falls, Northwest DU Banquet, Eagles Club. For more info call Mike Carver, 218-964-5670.
Sept. 16: DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Huikko’s Entertainment Center, Buffalo. For more info call Ben Cade, 612-269-6643.
Sept. 17: Sauk Centre DU Banquet, Diamond Point Supper Club. For more info call Doug Maschler, 320-630-2325.
Sept. 17: NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fridley VFW. For more info call David Meacham, 952-220-2807.
Sept. 18: Meeker County DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Litchfield Eagles. For more info call Jared Terning, 320-221-2739.
Sept. 19: Scott-LeSueur MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom, New Prague. For more info call Myron, 507-581-4486.
Sept. 19: Walker, Northern Cass County DU Banquet, Moondance Event Center. For more info call Tony Freeman, 218-547-4531.
Sept. 19: MDHA Carlton County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Four Seasons Sports Complex, Carlton. For more info call Gene Fulton, 218-879-3185.
Sept. 19: Delano DU Banquet, B/s on the River. For more info call Bryan Baumann, 952-955-2223.
Sept. 19: Detroit Lakes DU Banquet, Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Scott Hanson, 218-932-3644.
Sept. 21: Central Minnesota Sportsmen Alliance Banquet, 3:30 p.m., Brownton Community Center. For more info call Wendy Scheidt, 320-282-3912.
Sept. 21: North Heron Lake Game Producers Banquet, 5 p.m., Heron Lake Community Center. For more info call 507-840-0055.
Sept. 25: Central MN Deer Hunter’s Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Moose Lodge Club. For more info call Dennis Sowada, 320-393-4214.
Sept. 26: Paynesville DU Banquet, Paynesville Legion. For more info call Donna Herzberg, 320-243-3972.
Sept. 27: Morrison County Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Little Falls Ballroom. For more info call Craig Swanson, 320-630-0328.
Oct. 3: Steele County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ritchie Brothers Auction Facility, Medford. For more info call Bob Hoen, 507-456-5046.
Oct. 5: Bend of the River Chapter MDHA Banquet. Morson Ario VFW Post 9713. For more info call Bob Blanck, 278-3149.
Oct. 12: Crooked Horn WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Henry’s Catering 6776 NE Hwy 25, Foley. For more info call Wayne Wilson 320-968-7466

Shows

Aug. 22-Sept. 2: Outdoor News at Minnesota State Fair. Corner of Judson & Nelson. For more info www.mnstatefair.org
Aug. 24-25: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Olmsted County Fairgrounds, Rochester. For more info call 507-269-3673.
Sept. 28-29: Elks Gun Show & Knives, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., 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. 7-8: Bloomington Armory.
Sept. 21-22: Anoka Armory.
Oct. 12-13: Stillwater Armory.
Oct. 19-20: Mankato NG Training Ctr.

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. 14: Deer season opens – Archery.
Sept. 14: Grouse, gray partridge, rabbit, and squirrel season open.
Sept. 15: Stream trout in SE Streams: C&R through Sept. 30(tentative)
Sept. 20: Early Canada goose season ends.
Sept. 20: Crow season ends.
Sept. 21: Waterfowl season opens(tentative)
Sept. 21: Woodcock season opens.
Sept. 28: Northeast moose season (by lottery) begins.
Sept. 28: Prairie chicken season opens(by permit)
Sept. 30: Lake trout summer season inland waters ends.
Sept. 30: Stream trout in streams season ends.

Education/Seminar

Aug. 22: Waterfowling Junkies, Free Seminar, 6 p.m., Bearz Sport Bait & Tackle. For more info call John Molkenbur, 651-387-6407.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2013 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Aug. 24: Canoe & Kayak Demos, 10-noon, Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Aug. 24: Mississippi River Rafting Birding along the River, 9-4 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
Aug. 26: Adaptive Recreation Club, Geocaching & Archery, 10-noon, French Regional Park.
Aug. 27: Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson, 6-8 p.m., French Regional Park.
Aug. 31: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials, 9-noon, French Regional Park.
Aug. 31: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials for Women, 1-4 p.m. French Regional Park.
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Cabela’s Schedule of Seminars. Rogers area. For more info call Steve Lonn, 763-493-8600.
Aug. 24: Field Hunting Strategy, 10 a.m.
Aug. 24: Effective Calling for Ducks & Geese, 11 a.m.
Aug. 24: Fred Zink’s Waterfowl University, noon.
Aug. 24: Field & Water Decoy Spreads that Work, 1 p.m.
Aug. 24-25: Youth Waterfowl Identification Station, 11-2 p.m.
Aug. 25: Field Hunting Strategy, 11 a.m.
Aug. 25: Effective Calling for Ducks & Geese, noon.
Aug. 25: Fred Zink’s Waterfowl University, 1 p.m.
Aug. 25: Layout Blinds for Field Hunting Ducks & Geese, 2 p.m.
Aug. 25: Interactive Waterfowl Calling Center, Store hours.
Aug. 25: Youth Waterfowl Identification Station., 11-2 p.m.

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 Event

Aug. 24: Casting for a Cure, Blue Line Sports Bar, Sartell. For more info call Joe Schulte, 320-250-1010.
Aug. 24: Youth Fall Outdoor Expo, 9-3:30 p.m., Duluth Retriever Club. For more info call 724-6735.
Sept. 7: Albertville Lions Sportsman’s Extravaganza, 10-4 p.m., Crow River Sportsmen’s Club, Rogers. For more info call Sharon Edelman, 763-458-5340.
Sept. 7: Prairie Pothole Day, 9-5 p.m., Stoney Ridge Farm., New London. www.prairiepotholeday.com for more info.
Sept. 16: Sports Persons nite out. 5:30 p.m., Crow River Sportsmans Club. St Michael City Hall. For more info call Scott Martinson 763-498-9327.
Sept. 21: Winona DU “Greenwings” Field Day, Michael La Canne Memorial Park. For more info call Jerry Cordes, 507-459-4554.

Shooting/Archery

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
Aug. 24-25: 3D Archery Shoot, “20” Rifle & Pistol Club.
Aug. 24-25: 3D Shoot, Cabela’s Gift Card Shoot.
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South Forty Archers, 2013 Schedule. Ritter FarmPark, Lakeville. All shoots are 8-2 p.m. For more info call Bryan, 952-270-0750.
Sept. 7-8: Archery 3D Shoot, 7-2 p.m.
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Monticello Rod and Gun Club, 2013 Schedule of Events, 1821 West River Street, Monticello, MN. For more info call Dan 763-878-2659.
Now-Aug.:Trap Leagues, Wed. 5 p.m.
Aug. 24: Meat Shoot, noon-5 p.m.
Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 26-27: Public Rifle Sight in.

Dog Events

Sept. 7-8: Land of Lakes Hunting Retriever Club. HRC Licensed Fall Hunt Test. Kelley Land & Cattle-15170 Manning Trail N, Marine on the St Croix, MN. For more info www.llhrc.org or contact Rich Lemmer 612-275-5952 lemrl@aol.com

Meetings

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.
Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info www.lcretrieverclub.org
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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.
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
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

PERM

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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