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Minnesota Calendar of Events – October 25th, 2013

Banquets/Fundraisers

Oct. 25: Stewartville Pheasant & Habitat Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stewartville Sportsman Club. For more info call Rick 507-285-9677.
Oct. 26: Blue Earth River Valley MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Riverside Town & Country Club. For more info call Brenda Baldwin, 507-526-3551.
Oct. 26:Brainerd Chapter MN Darkhouse and Angling Assn. 4:00 p.m. Brainerd American Legion. For more info call Pete 218-839-4152
Oct. 26: Albert Lea Ladies DU Banquet, Eagles Club. For more info call Michelle Bammert, 507-377-0032.
Nov. 1: Wadena MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Wadena Elks Lodge. For more info call John Edinger, 218-631-1568.
Nov. 2: Dawson Chamber of Commerce Extravaganza, 5 p.m., Dawson VFW. For more info call Terry Overlander, 320-226-1575.
Nov. 2: Middle River DU Banquet, The Wheel Bar. For more info call Josh Veselka, 218-523-5600.
Nov. 4: Roseau Sponsor DU Banquet, Genes Bar & Grill. For more info call Tim Erickson, 218-463-2552.
Nov. 21: Mesabi DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Virginia Elks Club. For more info call Alan Heisel, 218-780-5782.
Nov. 23: Maidens of the Marshes DU Banquet, 3:30 p.m., VFW Post 612, Fergus Falls. For more info call Melissa, 218-589-7787.
Dec. 7: Nobles County DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Brewster Legion Hall, Brewster. For more info call Randy Thompson, 507-329-2223.

Shows

Nov. 1-3: Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo, National Sports Cent, Blaine, Fri. 2-8 p.m., Sat. 10-6 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. www.nscsports.org for more info.
Dec. 6-7:  Z.V.A.C. Gun Show & Sports Collectibles, Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m., Armed Forces Center, Rochester.For more info call 507-289-2520.
Dec. 13-15: Arrowhead Ice Fishing & Winter Show, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. For more info www.shamrockprod.com
Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2014: Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show, Thurs. 2-9 p.m., Fri. 12-10 p.m., Sat.10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Minneapolis Convention Center. For more info call Bonnie Harris, 612-332-8330.
Feb. 6-9, 2014: LaCrosse Boat, Sports, Travel, RV & Hunting Show, La Crosse Convention Center. For more info www.shamrockprod.com
Feb. 12-16, 2014: Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel & RV Show, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. For more info www.shamrockprod.com
Feb. 12-16, 2014: Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. For more info www.shamrockprod.com
March 6-9, 2014: St. Paul Bird, Buck, Bait & boat Expo, MN State Fairgrounds, Warner Coliseum, St. Paul. www.shamrockprod.com for more info.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Nov. 16-17: Hastings Armory.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Brooklyn Park Armory.
Dec. 28-19: Bloomington Armory.

Season Dates

Oct. 26: Mink, muskrat, otter, and beaver seasons open (North zone)
Oct. 26-27: Camp Ripley first deer season.
Oct. 27: Fall wild turkey season ends.
Oct. 30: Mourning dove season ends.
Oct. 31: Stream trout in lakes (summer) season closes.
Nov. 2-: Camp Ripley second deer season.
Nov. 2: Mink, muskrat, otter, and beaver season open (South zone)
Nov. 4: Rail, woodcock and snipe season ends.
Nov. 9: Deer Firearms season opens.
Nov. 30: Bobcat, fisher, and pine marten seasons open.
Nov. 30: Deer Muzzleloader season opens.
Nov. 30: Sharp-tailed grouse season ends.
Dec. 1: Muskie season ends.
Dec. 1: Lake trout (Lake Superior) season opens.
Dec. 31: Deer season ends Archery.

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 Events

Oct. 26-27, Nov. 1-3: Suburban Sportsmans Club, rifle sight-ins, at the range. For more info call Dave, 952-890-1844.
Feb. 1, 2014: Minnesota Waterfowl Assoc. Symposium, 9-4 p.m., Ramada Inn, Mall of America. For more info call Bradley Nylin, 952-767-0320.

Education/Seminar

Cabela’s 2013 Schedule of Seminars. East Grand Forks, MN. For more info call Sarah Prout, 218-773-0282.
Oct. 26: Ice Fishing Event, 11-1 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
Nov. 8-10: Crow-Hassan Park Reserve, Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, Cleary Lake Regional Park will all be closed for the Archery Hunt.
Nov. 16-17: Carver Park Reserve closed for shotgun deer hunts.
Nov. 23-24: Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve closed for shotgun deer hunts.

Shooting/Archery

Oct: Woman on Target Instructional Trap & Bow Clinic. Crow River Sportsman Club, Rogers. For more info call Wendy 612-859-6717.
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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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Monticello Rod and Gun Club, 2013 Schedule of Events, 1821 West River Street, Monticello, MN. For more info call Dan 763-878-2659.
Oct. 26-27: Public Rifle Sight in.

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
Nov. 9: Climbing Wall, 1 p.m.
Dec. 7: Snowshoe Weaving Workshop.

Meetings

Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.

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.
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
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.
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.
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.

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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