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Minnesota Calendar of Events – October 10th, 2014


Oct. 10: Glacial Ridge PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Barry Bartels, 605-999-9802.
Oct. 11: Crooked Horn WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Center. For more info call Wayne Wilson, 320-968-7466. 
Oct. 11: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, Ted & Gen’s, Aldrich. For more info call Rich Nanik, 218-894-1774.
Oct. 15: South Metro DU Banquet, So. St. Paul VFW. For more info call Chad Clemens, 952-820-8174.
Oct 18: Longville MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Patrick’s Fine Dinning. For more info call Steve Plante, 218-363-2390.
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. 23: North Suburban DU Banquet, New Brighton Fam. For more info call Peter Belsito, 651-635-0639.
Oct. 24: Stewartville Pheasant & Habitat Banquet, 5:30 p.m, Stewartville Sportsman Club. For more info call Rick 507-285-9677.
Oct. 25: Blue Earth River Valley MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Riverside Town & Ctry Club, Blue Earth. For more info call Rob Wolf, 507-525-0720.
Oct. 25: Southern Minnesota DU Banquet, Granada Bar & Grill. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700.
Oct. 25: Freedom County Ladies DU Banquet, Eagles Club. For more info call Karen Sorenson, 507-373-4931.
Oct. 25: MN Darkhous & Angling Assoc. Brainerd Chapter, 4 p.m., Brainerd American Legion. For more info call Pete Smude, 218-839-4152.
Nov. 1: Dawson Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dawson VFW. For more info call Terry Overlander, 320-226-1575.
Nov. 1: North Red River MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hallock City Hall, Hallock. For more info call Kelly Turgeon, 218-988-2567.
Nov. 1: Wadena Chapter MDHA Banquet. Wadena Elks Lodge. North Hwy 71, Wadena. For more info call John Edinger. 218-631-1568.
Nov. 6: South Central MN DU Banquet, Gibbon Sportsmans Club. For more info call Donovan Bentz, 507-834-6636.
Nov. 22: Maidens of the Marshes DU Banquet, Fergus Falls VFW. For more info call Melissa Davis, 218-589-7787.
Nov. 22: Prairie Benson DU Banquet, Benson Bowler. For more info call Brady Collins, 320-894-4510.
Dec. 3: Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association (Iron Range Chapter) banquet at Binster’s in Hibbing, MN starting at 5:00 p.m. For more info call Brian Moody. 218-254-3640.


Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or
Oct. 11: Family Archery in Scott County. 1-3 p.m. Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Oct. 11:Autum Woods Classic. 8:30 a.m.-noon., Elm Creek Park Reserve
Oct. 12: Fall Colors Kayak Tours, 9-noon, Lake Minnetonka Regional Park.
Oct. 18: Family Fall Colors River Adventures, 1-4 p.m., Lake Rebecca Park Reserve.
Oct. 18: Apple Cidering, 2-3:30 p.m., Richardson Nature Center.
Oct. 21: Boy Scouts: Archery, 4:30-6 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
Oct. 24: Girl Scouts: Archery, 4:30-6 p.m.,  Cleary Lake Regional Park.


Oct. 10-12: 3rd Annual Fall Classic Taxidermy, Antler, & Sporting Goods Auction & Show. Jackson County Fair Grounds. 1212 East Quarry St Maquota, Ia.
Oct. 11 & 12: Neigel’s Authentic Arms Show. Fergus Falls National Guard Armory. 421 East Cecil. For more info call Jim or Lori. 218-736-2133.
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.
Nov. 15-16: Pipestone Chamber of Commerce Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Blue Building at Pipestone County Fairgrounds. For more info call Mick Myers, 800-336-6125.
Dec. 5-7: Ice Fishing, Snowmobile & Winter Sport Show, River Centre, Fri. 1-9 p.m., Sat. 8-7 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info
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Neigels Authentic Arms 2014 Shows. Call 218-736-2133 or 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 or call 763-754-7140.
Oct. 18-19: Stillwater Armory.
Oct. 11-12: Mankato NG Training Ctr.
Nov. 29-30: Brooklyn Park Armory.
Dec. 27-28: Bloomington Armory.

Season Dates

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.
Nov. 1: Mink, muskrat, otter, and beaver seasons open (South zone)
Nov. 2: Fall wild turkey season ends
Nov. 3: Rail, woodcock & snipe season ends.
Nov. 8: Deer – Firearms season opens.
Nov. 29: Bobcat, fisher and pine marten seasons open.
Nov. 29: Deer – Muzzleloader season opens.
Nov. 30: Sharp-tailed grouse season ends.

Special Event

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. 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.
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. 19, 25, 26: Monticello Sportsmen Club, Rifle Sight-in, 9-4 p.m., at the Club. For more info

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, e-mail:
Oct. 15: Deadline for the Critter Art Contest.
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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Monticello Rod and Gun Club, 2014 Schedule of Events, 1821 West River Street, Monticello, MN. For more info call Dan 763-878-2659.
Oct. 4-5, 18-19, 25-26, Nov. 2: Public Rifle Sight-ins, 10-4 p.m.
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Weekends in October and 1st Weekend in November. Beaverbrook Gun Club. Deer rifle sight in. 9 a.m. to close at Beaverbrook Gun Club. East Bethel. For more information call 763-0434-4514

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.
•, Seasonal fishing and hunting tips from Outdoor News Writer Ron Hustvedt.
•, outdoor news from around the country along with local photos, fishing reports and more.


Oct. 13: North Suburban MDHA Meeting, 7 p.m., Kraus Hartig VFW. For more info call Steve, 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. 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.
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info
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.
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
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.
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, or 612-670-0707.
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.
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.


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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