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Minnesota Calendar of Events – October 10th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers

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.

Education/Seminar

Three Rivers Park District, 2014 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
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.

Shows

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 www.gsevents.com
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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.
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 www.monticellosportsmenclub.com

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.
Shooting/Archery
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.
• 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

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. 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.
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 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.
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 www.northmetromuskie.com
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, www.fishersofmenclub.org 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

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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