Aug. 6: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155.
Aug. 6: Farm Country QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., DHS Inc, Delavan. For more info call Zach Krause, 507-383-1004.
Aug. 14: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079.
Aug. 21: Team 200 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848.
Aug. 26: West Metro Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dahlgreen Golf Club, Chaska. For more info call Jayson Ronning, 763-229-3826.
Aug. 29: Warroad Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610.
Sept. 11: Brainerd MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Legacy Golf Courses, East Gull Lake. For more info call Peter Lodermeier, 218-330-6441.
Sept. 19: Carpenters for Conservation, 4 p.m. For more info call John Swanson, 652-324-3648.
July 18-19: Lake Superior Salmon Classic Fishing Contest, Sat. 4 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 4 a.m.-2 p.m., Silver Bay Marina. For more info call Jaime Hipple, 218-226-3121.
Aug. 8: Rod & Reel Rally Catfishing Tournament, 10-4 p.m., Hastings Landing Recreation Area. For more info call 701-454-3355.
Aug. 10: PF Golf Tournament, 1 p.m., Stillwater Country Club. For more info call 651-773-2000.
Aug. 15: Professional Team Bass Tournament, Cabelas North American Bass Circuit, Fortune Bay Casino, Lake Vermillion. For more info call Dan Palmer, 580-716-4291.
Sept. 5: South Shore Classic Fishing Tournament, 8 a.m., Arnesen’s Rocky Point, Lake of the Woods. For more info call Ivy Maday, 218-442-7215.
Sept.11-12: Professional Team Walleye Tournament, Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit, Stony Point Resort, Cass Lake. For more info call Dan Palmer, 715-462-4291.
Sept. 11-13: Twin Cities Muskies Inc, Tournament, 21 Northern Minnesota Lakes. For more info call Eric Bakke, 612-202-7169.
Aug. 7-9, 14-16: Game Fair, Armstrong Kennels, Ramsey, Fri. & Sat. 9-6 p.m., Sun. 9-5 p.m. Visit the Outdoor News Booth. www.gamefair.com for more info.
Aug. 27-Sept. 7: Outdoor News at Minnesota State Fair. Corner of Judson & Nelson. For more info www.mnstatefair.org
Sept. 19-20, 2015: Gun & Sportsman Show, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Fairgrounds, Hutchinson. For more info call Dale Harbarth, 320-587-8989.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info call 763-754-7140 or www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com
July 18-19: Brooklyn Park Armory.
Aug. 1-2, 2015: Hastings Armory.
Aug. 8-9, 2015: Anoka Ice Arena.
July 15, Sept. 17: Family Fishing Night, 6-8:30 p.m., Lake Harriet Pier, East of the Band Shell, Minneapolis. For more info call 651-779-8216.
July 18: Fabulous Firearm Auction. Osseo/Maple Grove American Legion. For more info call Sarah, 612-865-2220.
July 24-25: Archeology Dig at Fish Creek, Fri. 10-3 p.m., Sat. 10-3 p.m., Fish Creek Preserve. For more info call 651-249-2170.
Aug. 1: Outdoor Family Fun, 10-4 p.m., Stearns County Mississippi River Park, Rice. For more info www.stearnscountyswcd.net
Aug. 6: Champlin Park Gobblers NWTF Gun Bash. Willy McCoys in Champlin at 5:30 p.m. For more info call Damon Schleif 612-432-1442.
Aug. 30: Douglas County Pheasants Forever/Viking Sportsmen Youth Outdoor Activity Day. 11:00 a.m. @ Alexandria Shooting Park. For more info call Dean Krebs 320-763-4122.
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Wildlife Science Center Events. 5463 West Broadway, Columbus, MN 55025. For more info call 651-464-3993.
June-Aug.: Wolf Camp
Sept. 12: Sporting Clays Shoot.
Oct. 3: Harvest Howl.
Oct. 24: Howl-O-Ween.
Feb. 13, 2016: Winter Festival, Dog Sledding.
April 8, 2016: Wine for the Wolves.
• Minnesota Outdoor News Radio hosted by Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister. Special guests and current hunting and fishing related news – airs Saturdays and Sundays on the MNN stations or www.outdoornews.com
• 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.
• Sportsman’s Journal. Saturday at noon. Fox Sports. During Regular 13 week season. Sportsman’s Notebook WDIO TV channels 10 and 13. Sundays 10:30 p.m.
Deep Portage Programs
2015 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: email@example.com
July 26-31: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp. Ages 13-16.
June 28-July 3: Izaak Walton League camp, Ages 9-16.
July 19-21: Mini Camp. Ages 9-16.
July 19-24: Upland Bird Hunting Camp. Ages 12-16.
July 22-24: Fishing Camp. Ages 10-14.
Aug. 2-7: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp. Ages 11-16.
Aug. 5: Family Canoing.
Aug. 6: Tour of Deep Portage Solar Installations.
July 18: TreeHouse North, Shoot for Hope, Wings North, Pine City. For more info call Randy Christensen, 320-420-6937.
Aug. 1: Shooting, Archery Event, 10-3 p.m., Dakota County Gun Club. For more info call Bruce Vogelgesang, 952-452-3527.
Aug. 8: Family Fun Shoot, 10-3 p.m., South Saint Paul Gun Club. For more info call 651-455-7249.
Aug. 8-9: 60-Target 3-D Shoot. Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. Sat. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Isanti County Sportsman Club, Cambridge, MN. 2012 3-D Shoot dates. For more info call the Club 763-691-1604.
Aug. 9: Bow Hunter Warm-up.
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Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association. 2015 Schedule of shoots. For more info call John Wachlarowicz, 651-492-2572.
Every Sat.: 3D Archery Shoots, 10-5 p.m.
1st Sun. of the Month: 3D Archery Shoot, 9-3 p.m.
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3M Club Archery Club Public Shoots, Tartan Park, Lake Elmo. For more info call Brent Thompson, 612-309-8039 or Kathy Rustin-Westphal, 651-733-8954.
July 25-26, Sept. 12: 8-2 p.m.
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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.
Jul 20: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga. 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., at Fish Lake Regional Park.
Jul 21: Youth Log Rollling. Elm Creek Park Reseve, Maple Grove, MN. 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
July 31: Itasca Water Legacy Partnership, Healthy Watersheds: Water & Forests. 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Sugar Lake Lodge, Cohasset, Mn. $30. For more info call Shirley Loegering 218-326-0252.
July 31-Aug. 2: DNR Firearm Safety Training Class, St. George Parish Center. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.
Aug. 16: DNR Hunters Trail, Field Day, 10 a.m., Wildlife Acres, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.
Sept. 26: DNR Hunters Trail, Field Day, 10 a.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.
Sept. 27: DNR ATV Safety Class, CD Based, 10 a.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.
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Three Rivers Park District, 2015 Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
July 17: Stand-up Paddleboard, 7-9 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.
July 18: Family Rafting on the River, 9-noon, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
July 18: KidSplash Intro to Kayaking, 10-noon, French Regional Park.
July 21: Youth Log Rolling, 10-11:30 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve.
July 22: Mississippi River Rafting, 5:30-9 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
July 24: KidSplash Intro to Stand-up Paddleboarding, 9-11 a.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.
July 24: Family Canoeing, 5-7 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
July 24: Stand-up Paddleboard, 5-7 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
July 25: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials, 9-noon, Bryant Lake Regional Park.
July 25: SUP Yoga, Sat. Morning, 9-10:30 a.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.
July 25: Family Kayaking, 9-11 a.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
July 25: Stand-up Paddleboard, 5-7 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.
July 25: Stand-up Paddleboard, 5-7 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.
July 25: Singles Rafting Trip on the River, 5-10- p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
July 26-31: Forkhorn II Overnight Camp. Baker Near Wilderness Settlement.July 20: SUP Yoga Mon. Morning, 9:30-11 a.m., Fish Lake Regional.
Aug. 10: North Suburban MWDA Meeting, 7 p.m., Kraus Hartig VFW. For more info call Steve, 612-325-2866.
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.
Monticello Rod & Gun Club. Meets last Thurs. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.monticellorodandgun.org for more info.
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.
Wright County PF meets 1st Mon. of every month, 7:30 p.m., Buffalo Legion, Buffalo. For more info call Mellissa Sandquist, 763-354-4090.
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
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.
Sheldon Valley Sportsmans Club meets the 2nd Wed. of the Month, American Legion Club 8, Houston. For more info call Neil, 507-450-8422.
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 James Legg 507-665-6300.
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.
Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.
Four Points Retriever Club. Meets on 2nd Tues of each Month. 6 p.m., Latuff Pizzarea, Plymouth. For more info call Terry Strege, 763-682-5624.
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.
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.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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.
Twin Cities Chapter Muskies Inc. Meets every 2nd Tues. of the Month, 7 p.m., KC Hall, Bloomington. For more info call Denise Olson, 612-804-4687.
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.
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.
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