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Minnesota Calendar of Events – December 13th, 2013

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 18, 2014: Carver County PF Chapter #117 Banquet, 5 p.m., Hamburg Hall, Hamburg. For more info call Randy Wendland, 612-270-8583.
Jan. 24, 2014: Sioux Trails DU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Ulm Country Club. For more info call Doug Lund, 507-766-5622.
Jan. 25, 2014: Wild Rice Conservation Club Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Twin Valley Community Center. For more info call Tim, 218-556-0669.
Jan. 30, 2014: Golden Ducks DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Crookston. For more info call Alexander Nemmers, 320-334-1490.
Feb. 27, 2014: Scott County PF Chapter #125 Banquet, Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course, Jordan. For more info call Stacy Dvorak, 612-202-6119.

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.

Shows

Dec. 13-15: Arrowhead Ice Fishing & Winter Show, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. For more info www.shamrockprod.com
Jan. 25-26, 2014: St. Cloud Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., National Guard Armory. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
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.
March 29-30, 2014: Bemidji Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., National Guard Armory. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
June 21-22: Brainerd Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun 9-3 p.m., National Guard Armory. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Dec. 28-19: Bloomington Armory.
Jan. 4-5, 2014: Military Gun Show, Brooklyn Park Armory.
Jan. 11-12: Hastings Armory.
Jan. 25-26: Anoka Armory.

Education/Seminar

Dec. 14: Civil Response Firearms Training, 9-4 p.m., Dodge Center Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Chris Nauman, 507-259-0707.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2013 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Dec. 15, 22: Ski-Skating I Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Dec. 15, 22: Classic Beginner I Basics, noon-1:30 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Dec. 19, 28: Ski-Skating I Basics, 7-8 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Dec. 21: Classic Beginner for kids, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Dec. 21, 28: Classic Beginner I Basics, noon-1:30 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Dec. 21: Ski-Skating I Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., Hyland Lake Park Reserve.
Dec. 22, 28: Classic Beginner I Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

Season Dates

Dec. 31: Deer season ends Archery.
Jan. 1, 2014: Lake trout winter season opens (lakes entirely within BWCAW)
Jan. 1, 2014: Stream trout (winter) season opens (lakes entirely within BWCAW)
Jan. 1, 2014: Pheasant, grouse and partridge seasons end.
Jan. 5: Otter season ends.
Jan. 5: Bobcat season ends.
Jan. 15: Crow Season ends.
Jan. 18: Lake trout winter season opens (lakes outside BWCAW)
Jan. 18: Stream trout (winter) season opens (lakes outside BWCAW)
Jan. 31: Late season wolf hunting and trapping seasons end.

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.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 25, 2014: Long Prairie Lions Fishing Extravaganza, 1-3 p.m., Long Prairie VFW. For more info call Jody Bebault, 320-732-2578.

Special Events

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.

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.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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
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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