Minnesota Calendar of Events – August 15th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

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. 21: Farm Country Whitetails QDMA Banquet, 6 p.m., DHS Inc., Delavan. For more info call Zach Krause, 507-383-1004.
Aug. 21: Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Hibbing Armory. For more info call Scott Sterbenz, 218-969-1560.
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.
Aug. 25: Minnewaska DU Banquet, Minnewaska House. For more info call Josh Wolf, 320-219-3187.
Aug. 28: Rochester DU Banquet, Ramada, Rochester. For more info call Charles Miller, 507-273-1919.
Sept. 3: West Central DU Banquet, The Oaks in Willmar. For more info call Mike Brown, 320-295-9547.
Sept. 4: Grand Rapids Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids. For more info call Steve Hutchins, 218-244-1682.
Sept. 4: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Wedgewood Cove. For more info call Rod Eisenmenger, 507-383-6762.
Sept. 4: McLeod County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery. For more info call Rick Jenneke, 320-587-0831.
Sept. 5: Perham DU Banquet, Lakeside Golf. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338.
Sept. 5: Brainerd Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., The Legacy Golf course, East Gull Lake. For more info call Peter Lodermeier, 218-330-6441.
Sept. 6:  Warroad, NW Angle DU Banquet, American Legion Club. For more info call Tony Krahn, 218-386-2974.
Sept. 6: Winona County DU Banquet, Winona Elk’s Lodge, Goodview. For more info call Jerry Cordes, 507-459-4554.
Sept. 8: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko’s Entertainment Center. For more info call Ben Cade, 612-269-6643.
Sept. 10: Adrian DU Banquet, Adrian Countryside Inn. For more info call Roy Honerman, 507-483-2572.
Sept. 10: Meeker County DU Banquet, Litchfield Eagles. For more info call Jared Ternig, 320-221-2739.
Sept. 10: Stearns County Thunderin Toms Banquet, 6:30 p.m., American Legion, Kimball. For more info call Shawn Moore, 320-393-4465.
Sept 11: DU St Paul Banquet. 5p.m. at Holiday Inn East, St Paul. I-94 & McKnight Ave. For more info call Walter Rauen, 651-336-7336.
Sept. 11: Arlington DU Banquet, Main Street Hall. For more info call Chuck Haggermiller, 507-381-7878.
Sept. 11: Becker, Big Lake DU Banquet, Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course. For more info call Chris Brown, 320-224-3552.
Sept. 12: Chain of Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Broadway Ballroom. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373.
Sept. 12: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom. For more info call Scott Luing, 320-360-0165.
Sept. 12: Chain of Lakes, Alexandria DU Banquet, Broadway Ballroom. For more info call Bill Janusewski, 320-329-2373.
Sept. 13: Cuyuna Range DU Banquet, Hallett Center, Crosby. For more info call Buzz Neprude, 218-851-5989.
Sept. 13: Central Minnesota Sportsmen Alliance. 3:30 p.m. Brownton Community Center. For more info call Wendy Scheidt 320-282-3912.
Sept. 13: Buffalo Ridge PF Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call Chris Bressler, 312-505-6599.
Sept. 16: Heart of the Lakes DU Banquet, Maple Lake Legion. For more info call Ben Wandmacher, 763-497-8221.
Sept. 17: Benton County DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Jack & Jim’s Event Center, Duelm. For more info call Chris Scharber, 612-221-4015. 

Sept. 18: Scott-LeSueur MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom, New Prague. For more info call Myron Tietz, 507-364-8689.
Sept. 18: Cedar Creek MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., St. Francis American Legion. For more info call Bill, 612-269-2075.
Sept. 20: MDHA South Central Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Waseca VFW. For more info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116. 
Sept. 23: Main Street, Sauk Centre DU Banquet, Diamond Point supper Club. For more info call Doug Maschler, 320-630-2325.
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.
Sept. 25: Hopkins DU Banquet, Hopkins VFW. For more info call Barb McCartney, 612-703-5144. 

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. 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.

Sept. 13-14: Bemidji Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., National Guard Armory. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
Oct. 4-5: 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.
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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.
Sept. 6-7, Dec. 27-28: Bloomington Armory.
Sept. 20-21: Anoka Armory.

Tournaments/Contests

Now-Aug. 23:  Chris Nelson Memorial Kayak Fishing Tournament. www.mnkayakfishingassociation.org for more info.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Aug. 15: KidSplash, Intro to Kayaking, 10-noon, Lake Rebecca Park Reserve.
Aug. 15: Learn to Row Clinic, 11-2 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 16: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials, 9-noon, French Regional Park.
Aug. 16: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson, 4-6 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 22: Family Rafting on the River, 9-noon, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
Aug. 23: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson, 9-11 a.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 23: Family Canoeing, 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 23: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson for Women, 10-noon, Bryant Lake Regional Park.
Aug. 23: Family Kayaking, 1-3 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Aug. 23: Family Kayaking, 3-5 p.m., French Regional Park.

Special Event

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.
Sept. 12-14: Wealthwood Rod & Gun Club, Rendezvous, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m., at the Club. For more info call David Miller, 218-839-5997.
Sept. 20: Winona County DU Greenwings Field Day, Michael La Canne Memorial Park, Goodview. For more info call Jerry Cordes, 507-459-4554.
Oct. 11: Delano Sportsmans Club Non Member Site in Day, 9-5 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Tim Hainlin, 763-972-3065.

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. 16: NWTF Wild Turkey Challenge, Wild Marsh Sporting Clays, Clear Lake. For more info call Tom Glines, 612-810-7704.
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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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.
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Ahlman’s 2014 Schedule of Events. 9525 230th Street West, Morristown, MN 55052. For more info call 507-685-4243.
Aug. 23-24: Shooters Roundup Show, 9-5 p.m.
Aug. 23-24: Wilderness Hunt, 9-5 p.m.
Sept. 18-20: Gunsmoke.

Dog Events

Sept. 6-7: Land of Lakes Hunting Retriever Club, HRC Fall Hunt Test, Kelley Land & Cattle. For more info call Rich Lemmer, 612-275-5952.

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
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.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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.
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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