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Minnesota Calendar of Events – January 3rd, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 11, 2014: St. Tim’s Wild Game Feed, 5:30-7:30 p.m., St. Timothy’s, Blaine. For more info call Daniel Otte, 763-757-1944.
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. 18, 2014: TIP Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Legacy Courses, Cragun’s. For more info call Peter Lodermeier, 218-330-6441.
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. 25, 2014: Southern Dakota Co. Sportsman’s Club, Banquet, 5-9 p.m., Rosemont American Legion. For more info call Mark Skweres, 612-217-2582.
Jan. 30, 2014: Golden Ducks DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Crookston. For more info call Alexander Nemmers, 320-334-1490.

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

Jan. 9-12, 2014: Minnesota Sportsmen’s Boat & Vacation Show, River Centre, St. Paul, Thurs. 2-9 p.m., Fri. noon-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m. www.stpaulsportshow.com for more info.
Jan. 10-Feb. 2, 2014: Minneapolis Boat Show, Thurs. 2-9 p.m., Fri. noon-10 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Mpls Convention Center. For more info www.minneapolisboatshow.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.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1,2014: MN Decoy Collectors Assoc. Show, Ramada Inn, Mall of American. For more info call John Southworth, 651-455-7114.
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
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Jan. 4-5, 2014: Military Gun Show, Brooklyn Park Armory.
Jan. 11-12: Hastings Armory.
Jan. 25-26: Anoka Armory.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2013 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Jan. 4, 2014: Classic Beginner for Kids, 9:30-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Jan. 4, 2014: Classic Beginner I, Basics, noon-1:30 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Jan. 4, 2014: Ski-Skating I, Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 4, 2014: Classic Beginner for Kids, noon-2 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 4, 2014: Family Snowshoeing, Ages 8+, 9-11 a.m., Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve.
Jan. 4, 2014: Family Snowshoeing, Ages 4+, 10-11:30 a.m., French Regional Park
Jan. 4, 2014: Track, Scat & Snowshoe, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Jan. 5, 11, 2014: Ski-Skating I Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 5, 2014: Classic Beginner I Basics, noon-1:30 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 5, 2014: Ski-Skating I Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., French Regional Park.
Jan. 7-Feb. 25, 2014: Evening Nordic Ski Club, 7-8:30 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 8-Feb. 26, 2014: Morning Traveling Ski Club, 10-11:30 a.m.
Jan. 9, 2014: Classic Beginner I Basics, 7-8:30 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 11, 2014: Family Classic Beginner, noon-1:30 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Jan. 11, 2014: Ski-Skating I Basics, 9:30-11 a.m., French Regional Park.
Jan. 11, 2014: Classic Beginner I Basics, noon-1:30 p.m., French Regional Park.

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.
Feb. 1: Park Rapids American Legion, Fishing Derby, 1-3:30 p.m., Fish Hook Lake. For more info call Bob Cadreau, 218-255-2326.
Feb. 8: Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge, noon-3 p.m., Lake Le Homme Dieu. For more info www.icefishingchallenge.org
Feb. 8: Ice Castle Classic, Lac Qui Parle Lake. www.icecastleclassic.com for more info.

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.
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Ultimate Panfish League, Rochester. For more info call Tyler Holm, 605-216-2581.
Jan. 4, 2014: Willow Creek Reservoir.
Jan. 16, 2014: Chester Woods.
Jan. 25, 2014: Lake Zumbro.
Feb. 1: Whistle Binkies on the Lake (South)
Feb. 15: Take a Kid Ice Fishing, Chester Woods.

Season Dates

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.
Feb. 16: MN/IA Walleye, northern pike, bass, and catfish seasons end (border waters)
Feb. 23: Walleye, sauger, pike, and bass season ends.
Feb. 23: Bowfishing season for carp, bullheads and other rough fish ends (Season remains open year-round on certain waters south of Hwy 210)
Feb. 28: MN/SD border waters walleye, sauger, bass, and northern pike closes.
Feb. 28: Mink and muskrat seasons close.
Feb. 28: Rabbit and squirrel seasons close.

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.

Meetings

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.
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.

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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