Minnesota Calendar of Events – July 25th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug. 7: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155.
Aug. 8: Oak Ridge Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda American Legion. For more info call Tom Harnack, 507-831-3275.
Aug. 15: MDHA McGregor Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079.
Aug. 16: Warroad Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610.
Aug. 16: Albert Lea DU Banquet, Oakview Golf Course. For more info call Jason Evans, 507-402-1531.
Aug. 20: Twin Cities RGS Banquet, 5 p.m., Earle Brown Heritage Center. For more info call Tim Tordoff, 605-670-8360.
Aug. 21: Fergus Fish & Game Club, Banquet, 5 p.m., Ottertail County Fairgrounds. For more info call Richard Tomhave, 218-739-9413.
Aug. 21: West Metro Delta Waterfowl, 5:30 p.m., Carver County Event Center, Waconia. For more info call Jayson Ronning, 763-229-3826.
Aug. 22: Windy Lake MWA Banquet, 5 p.m., New York Mills Community Center. For more info call Doug Harthan, 218-640-3163.
Aug. 23: Southern Minnesota SP DU Banquet, Fox Lake Golf Country Club. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700.
Sept. 4: Grand Rapids Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids. For more info call Steve Hutchins, 218-244-1682.
Sept 11: Ducks Unlimited; St Paul 40th annual banquet. 5p.m. at Holiday Inn East, St Paul. I94 & McKnight Ave. For more info call Walter Rauen 651-336-7336.
Sept. 12: Chain of Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Broadway Ballroom. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373.
Sept. 13: Central Minnesota Sportsmen Alliance. 3:30 p.m. Brownton Community Center. For more info call Wendy Scheidt 320-282-3912.
Sept. 18: Scott-LeSueur MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom, New Prague. For more info call Myron Tietz, 507-364-8689.
Sept. 24: MN Deer Hunters Assn. Banquet. 5:30 p.m. at Moose Lodge Club, Waite Park, MN. For more info call Dennis Sowada 320-393-4214.
Oct. 4: Mississippi Longtails PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Green Mill Event Center. For more info call Dave Benkufsky, 651-271-4939.
Oct. 23: New Brighton DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Brighton Family Service Center. For more info call Tony McGinnity, 651-636-3847.
Oct. 25: Southern Minnesota DU Banquet, Granada Bar & Grill. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700.

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

Aug. 8-10, 15-17: Game Fair, Armstrong Ranch Kennels. Fri. & Sat. 9-6 p.m., Sun. 9-5 p.m. For more info www.gamefair.com
Aug. 21-Sept. 1:Outdoor News at Minnesota State Fair. Corner of Judson & Nelson. For more info www.mnstatefair.org
Aug. 23-24: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors, Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Graham Arena, Olmsted County Fairgrounds. For more info call 507-269-3673.
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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.
Oct. 18-19: Fergus Falls National Guard Armory.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
July 26-27:  Military Gun Show, Brooklyn Park Armory.
Aug. 9-10: Anoka Ice Arena
Sept. 6-7, Dec. 27-28: Bloomington Armory.
Sept. 20-21: Anoka Armory.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
July 25: Stress Relief Rafting Trip on the River. 6-9 p.m. at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
July 25: Stand-up Paddleborad (SUP) Lesson.6-8 p.m. at Cleary Lake Regional Park.
July 26: Family Canoeing. 9-11 a.m. at Cleary Lake Regional Park.
July 26: Family Rafting on the River. 9 a.m.-noon at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
July 26: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials for Women. 9 a.m.-noon at Fish Lake Regional Park.
July 26: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials. 1-4 p.m. at Fish Lake Regional Park.
July 27: Rafting on the River for Women, 1-4 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
July 29: KidSplash, Intro to Kayaking, 10-noon, French Regional Park.
Aug. 2: Kayaking 200, Beyond the Basics, 9-1 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 2: Adaptive Kayak Lesson, 1-3 p.m., French Regional Park.
Aug. 2: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials, 1-4 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Aug. 2: Canoe for a Cache, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 3: Family Kayaking Adventures, 1-4 p.m., Lake Rebecca Park Reserve.
Aug. 5: Beginner Log Rolling, 6:30-8 p.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Aug. 7: Youth Log Rolling, 10-11:30 a.m., Lake Minnetonka Regional Park.
Aug. 8: Intro to Kayak Rolling, 6-8 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Aug. 8: Stress Relief Rafting Trip on the River, 6-9 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
Aug. 9: Family Kayaking, 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 9: Family Canoeing, 9-11 a.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Aug. 9: Family Rafting on the River, 9-noon, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
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Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade, MN. Summer Camp Schedule. For more info call 800-450-5522.
July 27-Aug. 1: Forkhorn I Camp, ages 11-15.
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Cabela’s Schedule of Seminars. Rogers area. For more info call Steve Lonn, 763-493-8600.
July 26-27: Archery Classic.

Tournaments/Contests

July 26: Full Throttle Fishing, Bass & Walleye Tournament, Mille Lacs. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.
July 26-27: YESS4MN for Youth. 8-5 p.m., South St. Paul Gun Club. For more info call Dave Halbakken, 952-548-1260.
Aug. 1-23:  Chris Nelson Memorial Kayak Fishing Tournament. www.mnkayakfishingassociation.org for more info.
Aug. 9: Full Throttle Fishing Bass or Walleye Tournament, Minnetonka. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

Special Event

Aug. 6: Golf Tournament to Benefit Fishing For Life, noon, Refuge Golf Club. For more info call Aaron Sorenson, 763-323-3000.
Aug. 24: Douglas County PF, Viking Sportsmen, Youth Outdoor Activity Day, 11-4 p.m., Alexandria Shooting Park. For more info call Dean Krebs, 320-763-4122.

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.
Aug 9 & 10: West Central Bowhunter 60 3D Shoot.Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. 12718 10th St NE Spicer, MN 56288.
Aug. 23: Mississippi Longtails PF Family Fun Shoot, 10-3 p.m., South St. Paul Gun Club. For more info call Pete Soukup, 651-329-8133.
Aug. 23: South Metro MDHA Family Fun Shoot, 10-3 p.m., South St. Paul Gun Club. For more info  http://sspgunclub.com
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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.
Aug. 10: Bow Hunter Warm-up
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Straight River Archery Club 2014 Schedule. Sat 8-3 p.m., Sun 8-2 p.m. For info call Rod 507-451-8358 or www.straighriverarcheryclub.org
Aug. 23-24: Round Archery Shoot, Sat. 8-3 p.m., Sun. 8-2 p.m.

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
July 27-Aug. 1: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp, ages 13-16.
July 27-Aug. 1: Izaak Walton League camp, ages 9-16.
Aug. 3-8: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.
Aug. 4, 6: Observation Tower Hike.
Aug. 5: Family Canoeing.
Aug. 7: Family Archery.

Meetings

Aug. 11: North Suburban MDHA Meeting, 7 p.m., Kraus Hartig VFW, Spring Lake Park. For more info call Steve Ranallo, 612-325-2866.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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.
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.

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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