Minnesota Calendar of Events – March 28th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

March 28: Savage DU Banquet, Neisen’s Event Center. For more info call Kent Reed, 612-501-4215.
March 28: Osakis DU Banquet, Osakis VFW. For more info call Jason Schultz, 320-491-8476.
March 28: Central Steans Co. DU Banquet, Blackberry Ridge Golf Club. For more info call Mark Haus, 320-203-1942.
March 28: Roseau DU Banquet, Genes Bar & Grill. For more info call Dave Dirks, 218-689-0675.
March 29: Central Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club. For more info call Brian Kasper, 320-248-9990.
March 29: Fergus Falls MDHA Banquet, Eagles Aerie No. 2339. For more info call Mike Robertson, 218-205-9728.
March 29: Rum River Longbeards NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Banquet Center, Pease. For more info call Dave Totzke, 320-294-5782.
March 29: Ramsey County PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Radisson, Roseville. For more info call Terry Johnson, 612-747-6380.
March 29: Green Isle Sportsmen Club Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Green Isle Sportmen’s Park. For more info call Bob Kauffmann, 507-326-7011.
March 29: Rum River, Mille Lacs Whitetails QDMA Banquet, Armory, Cambridge. For more info call Mac Perry, 763-286-6260.
March 29: Sherburne County Swampbucks MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Marketplace Banquet Center, Buffalo. For more info call Cathie, 763-670-8597.
March 29: Prairie Benson DU Banquet, Benson Golf Club. For more info call Craig Schnitzer, 320-567-2168.
March 29: LeSueur Valley DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Caribou Gun Club. For more info call Doug Malm, 507-665-2653.
March 29: Metro Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Heights Hall & Club. For more info call Lindell Blanchette, 651-774-4590.
March 29: Wheaton DU Banquet, Wheaton American Legion. For more info call Brad Larson, 320-815-4706.
March 29: Metro Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Heights Hall & Club. For more info call Lindell Blanchette, 651-774-4590.
March 29: MDHA Chapter 10B Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club, Fergus Falls. For more info call Mike Robertson, 218-205-9728.
March 29: Ramsey County PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Radisson, Roseville. For more info call Terry Johnson, 612-747-6380.
March 31: Watonwan County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion, St. James. For more info call Dennis Malmgren, 507-375-8128.
April 1: Lake Louise Puddle Jumpers DU Banquet, Leroy Travel Lanes. For more info call Edward Kellogg, 507-440-5355.
April 2: DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Commander Bar, Breezy Point. For more info call Joby Goerges, 218-251-6735.
April 3: Viking Sportsmen Inc. Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Alexandria. For more info call Roger Wittmer, 320-760-9096.
April 4: Minnesota Pheasants Inc, Blue Earth County, 5:30 p.m., Kato Entertainment Center. For more info www.mnpheasants.com
April 4: West Carver DU Banquet, Mayer Community Center. For more info call Chad Wahholz, 952-442-2220.
April 4: Blue Earth County Minnesota Pheasant Inc Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kato Entertainment Center. For more info call 507-387-9011.
April 4: Hawley DU Banquet, Hawley Community Center. For more info call Andy Guck, 218-486-5122.
April 4: Faribault DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion. For more info call Dustin Dienst, 507-369-4703.
April 4: Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club Banquet, 5 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Mike Cravens, 612-490-8772.
April 4: NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Chart House Restaurant. For more info call Steve Mohr, 612-910-1161.
April 5: Cuyuna Range Whitetails MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hallett Community Center. For more info call Greg Steinke, 218-838-4156.
April 5: Madison Lake DU Banquet, Legion Club in Madison Lake. For more info call Jim Sheppard, 507-469-0024.
April 5: Mahnomen County DU Banquet, Pineurst Resort. For more info call Doug MacArthur, 218-204-1007.
April 5: LeSueur County Chapter 214 PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post, Montgomery. For more info call Ken Mader, 507-661-4841.
April 5: Buffalo Ridge, Slayton DU Banquet, Hadley Community Center. For more info call Wendy Krueger, 507-220-3408.
April 5: Crow River MDHA Banquet, 3:30 p.m., McLeod County Fair Grounds, Hutchinson. For more info call Bob Hall, 320-587-3824.
April 5: Des Moines River, Windom DU Banquet, Windom Community Center. For more info call John Anderson, 507-822-0286.
April 5: Forest Lake DU Banquet, Tanners Golf Course. For more info call Ken Huntington, 612-490-2482.
April 5: Central MN SCI Banquet, 2 p.m., St. Cloud Civic Center. www.centralmnscichapter.com for more info.
April 5: Otter Tail County PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Eagles Club, Fergus Falls. For more info call Mick Siems, 218-205-7345.
April 5: South Western Prairie Outdoors Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Wood Lake Community Center. For more info call Keith Mueller, 507-829-6659.
April 5: So. Central MN NWTF Banquet, Hamilton Hall, Blue Earth. For more info call Joe Dubke, 507-238-4959.
April 10: Mille Lacs DU Banquet, Steven’s Restaurant. For more info call Jon Conway, 763-389-1652.
April 10: Big River, Clearwater DU Banquet, Eagle Trace Golf Club. For more info call Mark Frahm, 320-250-6321.
April 11: Maine Prairie DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Powder Ridge, Kimball. For more info call Jane Grossinger, 320-398-6705.
April 11: Lost Marsh DU Banquet, Pemberton Community Center. For more info call Mark Jenzen, 507-995-4296.
April 11: Trails End MDHA Banquet, Backus Community Center. For more info call Bobbi Bernath, 218-283-8196.
April 11: Pelican Rapids DU Banquet, Pelican Rapids VFW. For more info call Gerry Bergquist, 218-849-1308.
April 11: Koronis, Paynesville DU Banquet, American Legion. For more info call Casey Meagher, 320-493-1834.
April 11: Minnesota Fishing Museum Banquet, 5 p.m., Falls Ballroom. For more info call Brenda Perlowski, 320-616-2011.
April 11: Eden Prairie DU Banquet, Bear Path Country Club. For more info call Greg Hunsaker, 612-770-2937.
April 11: Maine Prairie, Kimball DU Banquet, Powder Ridge Entertainment Center. For more info call Jamie Kurkowski, 320-241-6975.
April 11: Watonwan River Longbeards, 5:30 p.m., St. James American Legion. For more info call Jerry Krebs, 507-375-5789.
April 11: Lake Crystal DU Banquet, American Legion. For more info call Todd Sittig, 507-725-2799.

Shows

Now-March 30: Northwest Sportshow, Wed. & Thurs. 1-9 p.m., Fri. 11-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. Minneapolis Convention Center.
March 28-29: International Falls Outdoor Expo, Fri. 4-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Tom Holt, 218-283-9985.
March 29-30: Bemidji Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., National Guard Armory. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
April 4-6: Minnesota Muskie Expo, Fri. 2-9 p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., Ganglehoff Center, Concordia University.
April 12: American Sporting Collectibles Show, 9-2 p.m., Medina Entertainment Center, Medina. For more info call Wally, 651-771-8926.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
March 29-30: Bloomington Armory.
April 5-6, Nov. 29-30: Brooklyn Park Armory.
April 26-27: Hastings Armory.
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Neigels Authentic Arms 2014 Shows. Call 218-736-2133 or neigel@prtel.com for more info or tables. Sat. shows 9-5 p.m. & Sun. 9-3 p.m. Adm. $4. Open to the public.
April 12-13: Sauk Centre Civic Ice Irena.
April 26-27: Detroit Lakes National Guard Armory.
May 31-June 1: Wadena National Guard Armory.
Oct. 18-19: Fergus Falls National Guard Armory.

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.

Dog Events

April 26-27: Four Points Retreiver Club, FPRC Handlers Clinic, 8 a.m. Lear Lake. For more info call Patsy Hove, 612-590-5500.
Deep Portage Programs
2014 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 27: Fun Shoot, 10 a.m.

Education/Seminar

March 28: Walleye Wisdom, Northwest Sportshow, Mpls Convention Center, 4 p.m. “Tackle Terry” Tuma.
March 29: Crappie Strategies,Northwest Sportshow, Mpls Convention Center, 1 p.m. “Tackle Terry” Tuma.
April 1: MN DNR Wild Turkey Clinic, Hopkins American Legion. For more info call Dale, 612-272-0536.
April 3: Go Solar, Maplewood Nature Center, 6-8 p.m. Maplewood Community Center. For more info call Jan Hayman, 651-249-2170.
April 5: Walleye Wisdom by “Tackle Terry” Tuma, RJ Sport & Cycle, Duluth, 11a.m. For more info call 218-729-5150.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
March 31: DNR Turkey Hunting Clinic 6-9 p.m., Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.
April 9: Advanced Archery Training for Teachers & Coaches, 9-2:30 p.m., Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

Season Dates

March 31: March crow season ends.
March 31: Winter lake trout and stream trout season ends (all lakes).
April 12: Stream trout in streams (summer) season opens.
April 14: MN/Canada Walleye and sauger seasons ends (border waters)
April 16: Wild turkey spring season opens.
April 19: MN/SD Walleye and northern pike season open (border waters)
April 26: Bowfishing for carp, bullheads and other rough fish season opens.
April 30: Spring light goose season ends.
April 30: Beaver season ends (north & south)

Tournaments/Contests

April 5: North Country Bowhunters Archery Only Pheasant Hunt, 12 p.m., Wings North, Pine City. For more info call Cory, 612-819-2883.
April 19: Full Throttle Fishing Tournament, Mississippi River Pools, 3, 4, 5. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

Shooting/Archery

April 12-13: Duluth Heritage Sports Center, Indoor 3D Shoot & Kicking Bear Adventure Day, 8-5 p.m., Duluth Heritage Sports Center. For more info call Darrell Spencer, 218-464-1711 x105.
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Little Crow Archers 2014 Events. For more info call 320-366-3651.
April 27-June 8: League, Wed. 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.
April 26-27, May 4, 18, 31, June 1: 3D Shoots
June 8: Awards Banquet.
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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.

Special Event

March 29: Youth Hunting Club, Camp, Shooting, Auction, Sale, 9-4 p.m., Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Bill Urseth, 952-447-2272.
Now-April 11: All you can eat fish fry, 5-7 p.m., St. Timothy’s Hospitality Center, Blaine. For more info call 763-784-1329.
April 5: No Short Cuts Film Tour, 5 p.m., Fargo Theatre. For more info call, 701-391-2438.

Meetings

Four Points Retriever Club. Meets on 2nd Tues of each Month. 6 p.m., Acapulco Restaurant, Stillwater. For more info call Patsy Hove, 612-590-5500.
Monticello Rod & Gun Club. Meets last Thurs. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.monticellorodandgun.org for more info.
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
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.

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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