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Michigan Calendar of Events – February 27th, 2015

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Feb. 27: Macomb County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Zucarro’s Banquet Center. For more info call Jeff Goode, 586-601-6451.
Feb. 27: Cass River DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Frankenmuth Conservation Club. For more info call Darrell Borske, 989-753-0090.
Feb. 28: Washtenaw County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Farm Council Grounds, Saline. For more info call Steve Schneider, 734-646-5710.
Feb. 28: Capital RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Ingham County Fairgrounds, Mason. For more info call Mike Rhoads, 517-622-2258.
Feb. 28: Wild Game Dinner Banquet, 5 p.m., Multilakes Conservation Assoc. For more info call John LaFave, 248-363-9109.
Feb. 28: Thumb Area Branch QDMA Banquet, 3 p.m., Ubly Heights Golf & Country Club. For more info call Mark Lemke, 989-975-8821.
Feb. 28:Lapeer Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lapeer County Center Building. For more info call Jeremy Keefer, 510-691-7176.
Feb. 28: West Shore QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Scottville Optimist Hall, Scottville. For more info call Don Schwass, 231-794-8447.
Feb. 28: Genesee County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Father Bush Hall, Grand Blanc. For more info call Patrick Okopny, 810-635-7988.
Feb. 28: Anchor Bay Lions Banquet, at the Clubhouse. For more info call George Sommers, 586-850-2395.
March 6: Livingston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Woodshire Place. For more info call Jennifer DeGrandchamp, 517-404-3245.
March 6: Metro Airport Lions Club Banquet, Park Place Banquet Hall. For more info call Tom Salisbury, 517-404-9649.
March 7: Dowagiac WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Dowagiac Conservation Club. For more info call Rick Ivens, 269-782-0896.
March 7: Big Rapids RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn, Big Rapids. For more info call Elaine Smith, 989-427-5220.
March 7: Jackson County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Gene Davis & Sons Banquet & Convention. For more info call Joe Decker, 517-917-5890.
March 7: Upper Peninsula Bear Houndsmen Assoc. Banque, 11 a.m., Terrace Bay Inn, Escanaba. For more info call 906-639-2618.
March 7: Flat River NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., St. Joseph’s Parish Gym. For more info call Ron Hopkins, 616-822-1310.
March 7: Thumb Michigan RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Lexington Knights of Columbus Hall. For more info call Dave Miller, 810-648-2086.
March 13: Tuscola County DU Banquet, K of C Hall, Caro. For more info call Matt Kirk, 989-672-9107.
March 14: St. Joseph WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles. For more info call Travis Everitt, 269-625-0698.
March 14: Southwest Michigan RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Gull Lake View Golf Club, Augusta. For more info call Kristine Kling, 269-568-9904.
March 14: Caro WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Polish American Club, Caro. For more info call Dale Terbush, 989-326-3557.
March 14: SW MI Long Beards NTWF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall, Schoolcraft. For more info call Gary Van Dyke, 269-649-0384.
March 14: Newaygo Valley Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Newaygo Sportsman Club. For more info call Billi Thielke, 616-893-7607.
March 14: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Caledonia Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Al Potas, 616-558-6125.
March 17: Decatur WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Decatur. For more info call Ken Swift, 269-208-3531.
March 18: Romeo, Washington WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Capital Banquet Center. For more info call Art Rienas, 989-269-6237.
March 19: Saginaw Bay WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Bay City. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.
March 20: Calhoun County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cedar Crest Banquet Center. For more info call Jan Barnes, 269-963-3188.
March 20: Standish Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., VFW Hall, Standish. For more info call Jason Vallad, 989-928-8470.
March 21: Sanford Chapter DU Banquet Fundraiser, 5 p.m., American Legion, Sanford, MI. For more info call Frank or Julie Manley, 989-687-5071.
March 21: St. Clair County PF Chapter 74 Banquet, 3 p.m., Perch Point Conservation Club. For more info call Bob Watson, 810-324-2853.
March 21: Cedar Springs WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Cedar Springs. For more info call Brian Egan, 616-291-5335.
March 21: Mid-Shiawassee County DU Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Gi-Gi’s Catering Corunna. For more info call William Pearsal, 989-743-5766.
March 21: Stockbridge WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion #510. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.
March 21: Oakland County RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Boulder Pointe Golf Club, Oxford. For more info call Bob Gilboe, 248-779-7915.
March 21: Lansing Area SCI Banquet, 3 p.m., Eagle Eye Golf Club. For more info call 517-641-4224.

March 21: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 514, Ida. For more info call Wayne Blank, 734-770-0201.

Season Dates

March 1: Squirrel season ends.
March 1: Bobcat (Units A, B & C) & fox hunting seasons end.
March 1: Ice shanties must be removed from southern LP lakes.
March 1: Muskrat, mink & fox trapping seasons end.
March 15: Pike, muskie & walleye fishing seasons end (except on LP Great Lakes and connecting waters)
March 15: Ice shanties must be removed from northern LP & MI/WI boundary lakes.
March 15: Pike and muskie spearing season ends.
March 31: Ice shanties must be removed from UP lakes.
March 31: Rabbit & hare hunting season ends.
March 31: Fishing licenses expire.
March 31: Crow season ends.

Tournament/Contests

Feb. 27-March 1: Luzerne Area Predator Round-Up, Luzerne, Michigan. For more info call Marlene Kaminski, 989-826-8050.

Shooting Sports

June 18-21: MRC Sportsman’s Club, Great Northern Side-by-Side Classic, 8:30 a.m. each day, at the Club. For more info call Jim Bauer, 715-785-8002.
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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association,  6777 Cline Road. 2013 Schedule of events. For more info call 810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com
Every Thurs. Night: Indoor Pistol Shoot.
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Multilakes Conservation Assoc. 2013 Events. 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp, MI, 48382. For more info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.
Thurs.: 3-Dusk.
Saturday: 10-3 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-Dusk 
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Every Tuesday. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.
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Baldwin Rd, Chesaning, MI 48616. Schedule of 2010 Shoots. For more info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.
Every Wed.: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.
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Rockford Sportsman’s Club, Schedule of Events, 11115 Northland Drive, NE, Rockford, MI 49341. www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com 
Cowboy Shoot: 1st Sat. of every month.
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Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Drive. For more info call 616-866-4273 or checkout www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com
First Sat. of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot except November.

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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dex
Tues: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.
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Big Bear Sportsmans Club, 2013 Schedule of Events. For more info call Dave Somset, 231-362-3103.
Every Sunday: Shooting 5 Stand & Trap, 10-2 p.m.
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West Walker Sportsman Club, 2013 Schedule of Events. 601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI. For more info call Patrick Murray, 616-453-5081.
All Year: Open 7 days a week.
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Twin Lakes Sportsmen’s Club events. For more info call 773-792-3457 or 262-279-3503.
1 & 3rd Sundays: Trap shooting, Individual Tournaments 200 targets 12 noon.

Archery 

Oakland County Sportsmens Club, Clarkston. For more info contact 248-623-0444 or visit ocsclub.org
Monday: FITA, 6 p.m.
Tuesday: Indoors, Cricket, 7 p.m.
March 8: 3-D Indoor, 9-2 p.m.
March 21: 420 Qualifier, Championship, 6 p.m
March 22: Club Championship, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
April 12: 3-D Outdoor, 9-2 p.m.
April 18: Winter Banquet, 7 p.m.
May 4: FITA League, 6 p.m.
May 5: 3-D League, 10 a.m. & 4 p.m.
May 5: Cricket Target League, 6 p.m.
May 6: 3-D League, 4 p.m.
May 7: Field & Hunter League, 10 a.m. & 4 p.m.
May 10, June 14, July 12, Sept. 13: 3-D Shoot, 9-2 p.m.
Aug. 3: Summer Banquet, 11:30-5:30 p.m.
Aug. 4: Broadhead League, 4 p.m.
Aug. 4: Cricket Target League, 6 p.m.
Aug. 5: Broadhead League, 9 a.m.
Aug. 6: Broadhead League 4 p.m.
Aug. 8: Bowhunter Jamboree, 8-4 p.m.
Aug. 9: Bowhunter Jamboree, 9-2 p.m.
Sept. 12: Archer Appreciations Dinner, 6 p.m.
Sept. 12: Flashlight Shoot, at dark.
Sept. 26: Late Broadhead League, 4 p.m.
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Flint Bowmen Club, 2015 schedule of events. 5478 Belsay Rd. Grand Blanc. For more info call Michael Bregand, 810-695-1660.
April 11-12, June 6-7, July 25-26, Aug. 8-9: 3D Shoot, 30 Target, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m.

Shows

Now-March 1: Outdoorama, Suburban Collection Showplace, Thurs. 3-9:30 p.m., Fri. noon-9:30 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. www.showspan.com for more info
March 6-8: Flint Steelheaders Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Show, Birch Run Expo Center, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. www.birchrunexpos.com for more info.

March 7: Perch Point Conservation Club, Swap Meet & Gun Show, 9-2:30 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Don Plegue, 586-738-5038.
March 14: Michigan Hunting & Fishing Collectors Club, Sporting Collectible Show. 9-3 p.m., Moose Lodge #156, Jackson. For more info call Jake Merillat, 248-760-7785.
March 19-22: Ultimate Sport Show, Devos Place, Thurs. 3-9:30 p.m., Fri. 11-9:30 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info www.showspan.com
April 21-25: Midwest Decoy Collectors Assn. Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL. For more info call Jeff Seregny, 586-530-6586.

Special Events 

March 7: Trinity Creation Education Center Wild Game Potluck, 5 p.m.; TLS Gym, 725 Pine St. 
Paw Paw, MI. For more info call Jim Burns, 
269-720-3282.
March 21: Fairview Area, Eagle Spirit, Eagle Pride, 4 p.m. For more info call Fawn Naffien, 989-848-8537.
May 1-2: Michigan Trappers & Predator Callers Assoc. Spring Rendezvous, Osceola County Fairgrounds, Evart. For more info call Joe Velchansky, 989-831-8698.
Aug. 14-15: Michigan Trappers & Predator Callers Assoc. Convention, Osceola County Fairgrounds, Evart. For more info call Joe Velchansky, 989-831-8698.
Dog Events
March-Oct.: Puppy Fair, Multi Lakes Conservation Club Commerce Twp., 2nd Sun. each month, 8:30-2:30 p.m. For more info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.

Meetings 

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.
Huron Valley Steelheaders. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. American Legion Post #200 For more info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.
Flat Rock Chapter NWTF meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month, 7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call 734-654-8108.
Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thurs of every month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For more info call Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.
Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.
Mulit-Lakes Conservation Assoc. meets every 3rd Wed. of the month except Nov., 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109.
Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets 2nd Tues of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call John Wilde, 734-646-6132.
Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except Dec. 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For more info call Terry Pickard, 248-520-0116.
Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Bill King. 734-420-4481.

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