Minnesota Calendar of Events – April 4th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

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 5: PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Holliday Inn, Willmar. For more info call Greg Kamrowski, 320-212-3505.
April 9: MN State Univ. Mankato DU Banquet, Mankato City Center. For more info call Oliver Olson, 651-380-7823.
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.
April 11: Detroit Lakes Ladies DU Banquet, Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Carrie Roble, 215-849-2973.
April 11: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids. For more info call Jim Kelley, 218-327-0317.
April 11: Koronis DU Banquet, American Legion Post 271. For more info call Casey Meagher, 320-493-1834.
April 11: East Range, Hoyt Lakes DU Banquet, Hoyt Lakes Arena. For more info call Steve Stoks, 218-248-0473.
April 12: Lake Superior Steelhead Assoc. Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Mr’s D’s Bar & Grill, Duluth. For more info call Kevin Bovee, 218-525-5960.
April 12: East Central Chapter RMEF Banquet, 4:30, Stars & Strikes Ent. Cent. Wyoming. For more info call Larry Wallin, 763-464-4456.
April 12: Albert Lea, Freeborn County DU Banquet, City Arena, Albert Lea. For more info call Jason Evans, 507-402-1531.
April 12: Chisago County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lindstrom Community Center. For more info call Gail Sabinash, 651-257-2266.
April 12: Lindstrom DU Banquet, Lindstrom Community Center. For more info call Guy Rotter, 651-338-6757.
April 12: Bluewater MDHA Banquet, Breezy Point Convention Center. For more info call Marv Fiemeyer, 218-894-1059.
April 13: North Woods WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Blackwoods Banquet Center, Proctor. For more info call Matthew Erjavec, 218-464-8908.
April 13: Garrison DU Banquet, Lonesome Pine. For more info call Paul Erickson, 218-678-2495.
April 14: Crow River Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted. For more info call Scott Schmidt, 612-875-8158.
April 14: Mesabi, Virginia DU Banquet, Virginia Elks Club. For more info call Jon Perpich, 218-290-4148.
April 14: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko’s Entertainment Center. For more info call Ben Cade, 612-269-6643.
April 14: Crow River DU Banquet, Blue Note Ballroom. For more info call Marc Linder, 612-308-5275.
April 17: East Metro MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Maplewood Moose Lodge. For more info call John Molkenbur, 651-426-0974.
April 17: Prior Lake DU Banquet, Wilds Golf Club. For more info call Roy Abbott, 612-341-6056.
April 17: East Metro MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, Maplewood. For more info call Jim Wrich, 651-497-1882.

Shows

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.
April 18-19: Military Gunshow, Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m.,Armed Forces Center. For more info call Ralph, 507-289-2520.
April 25-26: Cabela’s Sportsman Show, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. 11-8 p.m., Grand Casino Mille Lacs. For more info call Noah Klug, 320-532-8275.
April 26-27: Worthington Chamber of Commerce, Gun Show, Nobles County Fairgrounds, Sat. 8:30-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Randy Thompson, 507-372-2919.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
April 5-6, Nov. 29-30: Brooklyn Park Armory.
April 26-27: Hastings Armory.
May 3-4, Sept. 20-21: Anoka 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

Now-April 10, 21-30: MDHA Rum River MDHA Firearms Safety Class, Oakview Middle School, Andover. For more info call Rick Stange, 612-720-4886.
April 5: Walleye Wisdom by “Tackle Terry” Tuma, RJ Sport & Cycle, Duluth, 11a.m. For more info call 218-729-5150.
April 12: Walleye Wisdom, 10 a.m. “Tackle Terry” Tuma, Cabela’s, Rogers. For more info call 763-493-8600.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
April 9: Advanced Archery Training for Teachers & Coaches, 9-2:30 p.m., Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

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

Now-Sept.: Bald Eagle Sportsmen Assoc. 3D Archery Shoot, 9-3 p.m., at the Club. For more info call John Wachlarowicz, 651-492-2572.
May 17: Pine Island School FFA Trap Shoot, 8 a.m., White Pines Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Shawn Erickson, 507-365-8326 x175.
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.
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Isanti County Sportsman Club, Cambridge, MN. 2012 3-D Shoot dates. For more info call the Club 763-691-1604.
May 4: Spring Fever Shoot.
June 8, July 13: 40 Target Shoot.
Aug. 10: Bow Hunter Warm-up

Special Event

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.
April 26: Minnesota Steelheader, Meet & Greet, 7 p.m., Blackwood’s Bar, Two Harbors. For more info call D. Brandt, 651-429-4332.

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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