Minnesota Calendar of Events – April 18th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

April 24: Full Choke DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Crown Room, Rogers. For more info call Doug Claseman, 763-772-7972.
April 24: Spring Migration DU Banquet, Stubs, Battle Lake. For more info call Larry Doss, 218-864-5275.
April 24: 3M DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn & Machine Shed, Lake Elmo. For more info call Jeff Hagman, 651-492-6709.
April 24: St. Cloud DU Banquet, The Grands at Mullugans. For more info call Herman Roerick, 320-252-1601.
April 24: Lake Minnetonka DU Banquet, Minnetonka Country Club. For more info call Cory Ziegler, 612-581-1339.
April 24; RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Coates Hotel, Virginia. For more info call Alan Heisel, 218-780-5782.
April 25: St. Louis, Carlton County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Spirit Mountain Lodge. For more info call Matt Bremer, 218-349-6126.
April 25: Upper Root River Chapter #084 DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stewartville Sportsman Club. For more info call Brenda Hawkins, 507-252-9840.
April 25: Paul Bunyan, Brainerd DU Banquet, Madden’s on Gull Lake. For more info call Todd Berghuis, 218-829-1379.
April 25: Wigeon, Zimmerman DU Banquet, American Legion, Zimmerman. For more info call Wayne Gilbertson, 763-856-2131.
April 25: Carver County DU Banquet, Lake Waconia Event Center. For more info call Steve Leonard, 612-751-9139.
April 25: Rum River DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Jane’s, Cambridge. For more info call Mike Lindell, 612-369-0644.
April 25: Zimmerman DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zimmerman American Legion. For more info call Barry, 763-222-8587.
April 25: St. Cloud Muskies Inc All you can Eat Fish Dinner, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Waite Park American Legion. For more info call Ken Schmitt, 320-290-6272.
April 25: Morrison County DU Banquet, Falls Ballroom. For more info call Dion Plante, 320-630-6426.
April 25: Cannon Flyway, Northfield DU Banquet, Northfield Ballroom. For more info call Scott Norkunas, 612-229-3406.
April 25: Buffalo Ridge Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Landmark Merchantile, Marshall. For more info call Ty Brouwer, 507-430-6473.
April 25: Cannon Flyways DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Northfield Ballroom. For more info call Todd Sleeth, 507-649-1092.
April 26: Finland WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Clair Nelson Community Center. For more info call Al Klotzbach, 218-226-3820.
April 26: Marsh Lake/Appleton DU Banquet, Appleton Armory. For more info call Wade Schmidt, 320-289-1454.
April 26: Squaw Lake DU Banquet, Community Center. For more info call Judi Hart, 218-244-4130.
April 26: Quad River MDHA Banquet, Star Club, Split Rock Township. For more info call Donna Cronin, 320–233-6487.
April 26: Sauk River Phantom MDHA Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Greenwald Pub. For more info call Mike Zierden, 320-256-7780.
April 28: East Side, East Grand Forks DU Banquet, American Legion Club. For more info call Michael Hedlund, 701-215-2373.
April 29: MN Deer Density Initiative, 6:30 p.m., America Janes, Cambridge. For more info call Brooks Johnson, 763-213-6811.
April 30: Vikingland DU Banquet, Arrowwood Resort. For more info call Richard Hardine, 320-766-1797.
May 1: Stillwater DU Banquet, Heights Hall & Event Center. For more info call Brian Foley, 651-246-2941.

May 2: Knobhill Sportsmans Club Banquet, 6 p.m., Wadena Elks Lodge. For more info call Byron Larson, 218-639-4766.
May 2: Meeker County DU Banquet, Peter’s on Lake Ripley. For more info call Scott Christensen, 320-221-0164.
May 3: Detroit Lakes WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn. For more info call Ray Priem, 218-849-1230.
May 3: South Central PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Vern Eide Chevrolet, Albert Lea. For more info call Greg Posthumus, 507-383-4458.
May 3: Cook, Orr DU Banquet, Crescent Bar & Grill. For more info call Tom Musech, 218-666-2272.
May 3: Headwaters, Park Rapids DU Banquet, Eagles Club, Park Rapids. For more info call Darrin Hoverson, 218-252-8488.

Shows

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 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 26-27: Detroit Lakes National Guard Armory.
May 31-June 1: Wadena National Guard Armory.
Oct. 18-19: Fergus Falls National Guard Armory.

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 21-30: MDHA Rum River MDHA Firearms Safety Class, Oakview Middle School, Andover. For more info call Rick Stange, 612-720-4886.
April 30: MN Deer Density Initiative Presentation, VFW, Little Falls. For more info call Brooks Johnson, 763-213-6811.
May 10: Civil Response Firearms Training LLC, Concealed Carry/Permit to Carry, 9 a.m. For more info call Chris Nauman, 507-259-0707.
June 20-22: Confluence Fly Fishing Midwest, Women’s Weekend Fly Fishing School, Kinni River, River Falls. For more info call Margaret LeBien, 651-647-0819.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
April 26: Family Archery, 10-noon, Carver Park Reserve.
April 26: Recurve Archery, 1-3 p.m., Carver Park Reserve.
April 29: Family Archery, 5-7 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

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 Retriever Club, FPRC Handlers Clinic, 8 a.m. Lear Lake. For more info call Patsy Hove, 612-590-5500.
May 17-18: Twin Cities RGS Pointing Dog Seminar, Little Moran. For more info call Steve Grossman, 218-341-2826.

Season Dates

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 19: Full Throttle Fishing Tournament, Mississippi River Pools, 3, 4, 5. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.
May 3: Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest, 6-2 p.m., Lord Fletchers, Lake Minnetonka. For more info www.mnbound.com

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.
April 26-27: YESS4MN Youth Outdoors Trap & Sporting Clays Event, 8-5 p.m., South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Cal Munkvold, 651-455-7249.
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 26-27: 3D Shoots
April 27-June 8: League, Wed. 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.
April 26-27, May 4, 18, 31, June 1: 3D Shoots
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

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.
Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.
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
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.
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.
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
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.
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.
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.

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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