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Minnesota Calendar of Events – September 12th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

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. 13: Cuyuna Range DUG Banquet, Hallett Center, Crosby. For more info call Buzz Neptune, 218-851-5989.
Sept. 13: Central Minnesota Sportsmen Alliance. 3:30 p.m. Brownton Community Center. For more info call Wendy Schmidt 320-282-3912.
Sept. 13: Buffalo Ridge PFUI Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call Chris Bressler, 312-505-6599.
Sept. 13: Hardwood Country Sportmen’s Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Nordic Lanes, Rushford. For more info call Butch Johnson, 507-864-2800.
Sept. 13: Baudette DU Banquet, Moose Lodge, Baudette. For more info call Phil Talmage, 612-481-6177.
Sept. 13: Glenwood DU Banquet, Captain’s Bar & Grill. Josh Wolf, 320-219-3187.
Sept. 15: Crowriver Sportsmans Club Banquet, 5:30 p.m., St. Michael City Hall. For more info call Scott Martinson, 763-498-9327.
Sept. 16: Heart of the Lakes DU Banquet, Maple Lake Legion. For more info call Ben Wandmacher, 763-497-8221.
Sept. 16: Richfield, Bloomington DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus. For more info call Gordon Winstanley, 231-642-0052.
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. 17: Delano DU Banquet, BS on the River, Watertown. For more info call Jeff Graunke, 763-442-5939.
Sept. 17: Mankato Area DU Banquet, Rounder’s Sports Bar & Grill. For more info call Ian Carlstrom, 507-317-0516.
Sept. 17: Fur Fin & Feather Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Osseo American Legion. For more info call Doug Erbeck, 763-535-6085.
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. 18: Carlton County MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Four Seasons Complex, Carlton. For more info call Gene Fulton, 218-879-3185.
Sept. 18: Northern Cass, Walker DU Banquet, Moondance Event Center. For more info call Anthony Freeman, 320-266-6823.
Sept. 18: Big River, Clearwater DU Banquet, St. Augusta Legion. For more info call Mark Frahm, 320-250-6321.
Sept. 20: MDHA South Central Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Waseca VFW. For more info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116. 
Sept. 20: East Central MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Phoenix Banquet Hall, Milaca. For more info call Dave Jackson, 763-389-1772.
Sept. 20: Fox Lake Conservation League Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Club. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700.
Sept. 22: Hiawatha Valley DU Banquet, Gopher Hills Golf Course. For more info call Robert Bauen, 651-388-4878.
Sept. 23: Main Street, Sauk Centre DU Banquet, Diamond Point supper Club. For more info call Doug Maschler, 320-630-2325.
Sept. 23: Hibbing, Chisholm DU Banquet, Hibbing National Guard. For more info call James Skalski, 218-966-1949.
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. 24: Central MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, Waite Park. For more info call Jerry Robbins, 320-252-5328.
Sept. 25: Hopkins DU Banquet, Hopkins VFW. For more info call Barb McCartney, 612-703-5144. 
Sept. 25: Pelican Rapids DU Banquet, Hillbillies Vittles & Brew. For more info call Gerald Bergquist, 218-849-1308.
Sept. 25: Carpenters for Conservation PF Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call John Swanson, 651-324-3648.
Oct. 1: Central Minnesota DU Banquet, Eagles Club 622. For more info call Bob Bohland, 310-774-9426.

Oct. 2: Steele County, Owatonna DU Banquet, Ritchie Brothers Auction. For more info call Bob Hoen, 507-456-5046.
Oct. 4: Mississippi Longtails PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Green Mill Event Center. For more info call Dave Benkufsky, 651-271-4939.
Oct. 4: Martin County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Armory, Fairmont. For more info call Gary Hamman, 507-235-9030.
Oct. 4: Jordan Buck Centennial Banquet, 6 p.m., Northwoods Crossing, Siren. For more info call Mike Kornmann, 715-349-2979.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Sept. 12: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson, 2-4 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Sept. 13: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson, 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Sept. 13: Family Canoeing, 1-3 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Sept. 13: Family Archery, 10-noon, Carver Park Reserve.
Sept. 13: Family Archery, Scott County, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Sept. 13: Recurve Archery, 1-3 p.m., Carver Park Reserve.
Sept. 17: Family Archery Scott County, 5-7 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Sept.. 19: Family Archery Baker, 6-7:30 p.m., Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.
Sept. 20: Fall Colors Kayak Tour, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
Sept. 22: Family Archery, 5-7 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Sept. 27: Family Archery 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake regional Park.
Sept. 27: Family Archery 10-noon, Carver Park Reserve.
Sept. 27: Women’s Archery, 1-3 p.m., Carver Park Reserve.

Shows

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.
Sept. 20-21: Elks Lodge #2427, Gun Show, Knives & Coins, Sat. 8-5p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Hutchinson Fairgrounds. For more info call Dale Harbarth, 320-587-8989.
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.
Oct. 11-12: Willmar Rifle & Pistol Club, Willmar Trap Club, Gun Show, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Willmar Civic Auditorium. For more info call Kyle Carlson, 320-212-6958.
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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. 20-21: Anoka Armory.
Oct. 18-19: Stillwater Armory.
Oct. 11-12: Mankato NG Training Ctr.
Nov. 29-30: Brooklyn Park Armory.
Dec. 27-28: Bloomington Armory.

Special Event

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: AIM Precision LLC, Advanced Carbine Rifle Training, 9 a.m., Ahlman’s Range, Morristown. For more info call Adam Link, 805-607-3309.
Oct. 16: Cloquet Community Ed., MinnAqua Fishin Program, ages 8-12., 9-3 p.m., Cloquet Middle School. For more info call Karen Sorensen, 218-879-1261.
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.

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
Oct. 15: Deadline for the Critter Art Contest.

Season Dates

Sept. 13: Deer – Archery season opens.
Sept. 13: Grouse, gray partridge, rabbin, and squirrel seasons open.
Sept. 13: Sandhill crane season opens (tentative)
Sept. 15: Stream trout in SE streams: C&R through Sept. 30 (tentative)
Sept. 20: Woodcock season opens.
Sept. 20: Crow season close.
Sept. 22: Early Canada goose season ends.
Sept. 27: Waterfowl season opens (tentative)
Sept. 27: Prairie chicken season opens.
Sept. 30: Lake trout summer season inland waters ends.
Sept. 30: Stream trout in streams (summer) season ends.
Oct. 4: Fall turkey season begins (30 days)
Oct. 5: Lake trout summer season on Lake superior closes.
Oct. 5: Prairie chicken season closes.
Oct. 11: Pheasant season opens.
Oct. 12: Bear season ends.
Oct. 16: Camp Ripley first deer season (10/16-10/17)
Oct. 25: Gray and red fox, badger, opossum, and raccoon season open.
Oct. 25: Mink, muskrat, otter, and beaver seasons open (North zone)
Oct. 25: Camp Ripley second deer season (10/25-10/26)
Oct. 30: Mourning dove season ends.
Oct. 31: Stream trout in lakes (summer) season closes.

Dog Events

Now-Sept. 13: JGV-USA Oberlander, Kelly Land and Cattle Co. For more info call Meadow Kouffeld-Hansen, 530-604-9970.

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.
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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.* * *
Ahlman’s 2014 Schedule of Events. 9525 230th Street West, Morristown, MN 55052. For more info call 507-685-4243.
Sept. 18-20: Gunsmoke.

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.

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
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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