Minnesota Calendar of Events, May 27th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers

June 9: Winona County DU Banquet, Winona Country Club. For more info call Jerry Cordes, 507-459-4554

July 16: Minnewaka Lake Assoc. Banquet, Minnwaska House, Glenwood. For more info call Mike Stai, 634-5961.

Aug. 6: Lakes Area Archers 3D Fun Shoot & Banquet, 8 a.m., Erdahl. For more info call Rob, 218-205-5197.

Aug. 12: South Metro Chapter WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club, Prior Lake. For more info call Jodi Paul, 612-790-3215.

Aug. 12: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079.

Aug. 18: West Metro Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shakopee Ballroom. For more info call Jayson Ronning, 763-229-3826.

Aug. 19: Team 200 WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848.

Season Dates

May 28: Largemouth & smallmouth bass opener.

June 4: Muskie season opens.

Outdoor Media

• 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.

Shows

Aug. 12-14, 19-21: Game Fair, Armstrong Kennels, Ramsey, Fri & Sat. 9-6 p.m., Sun. 9-5 pm. Visit the Outdoor News Booth. www.gamefair.com for more info.

Aug. 25-Sept. 5: Outdoor News at Minnesota State Fair. Corner of Judson & Nelson. For more info www.mnstatefair.org

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Minnesota Weapons Collectors, Gun Shows. Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. www.mwca.org or call 612-721-8976 for more info.

Oct. 1-2: State Fairgrounds Education Bldg.

Oct. 29-30: State Fairgrounds Coliseuim, Bldg.

Tournaments/Contests

June 4: Minnesota Fishing Challenge, Gull Lake. For more info call 218-833-8764.

June 4: Women Anglers of Minnesota Fishing Tournament, Lake Osakis. For more info call Kristen Merwin, 763-226-7660.

June 11: MN Fishers of Men West, Lake Minnetonka Tournament. For more info call Joe Lemmerman, 612-716-2546.

June 11: Minnesota Kayak Fishing Assoc. Chris Nelson Memorial 1 Day Bass Tournament, 6-8 p.m., Hi Tempo, White Bear Lake. For more info www.mnkayakfishingassociation.org

June 18: Bemidji Cass Lake Muskies #46 Muskie Tournament, 5 a.m., Bemidji. For more info call Brandon Halstad, 218-686-3223.

June 25-26: Daniel Drevnick Memorial Fund, Fishing for our Heroes Tournament, Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria. For more info call Ken 651-324-2122.

June 25: MN Fishers of Men West Le Homme Dieu Tournament. For more info call Joe Lemmerman, 612-716-2546.

June 25: Full Throttle Fishing Tournament, Lake Waconia. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

July 16: MN Fishers of Men West,  Gull Lake Chain Tournament. For more info call Joe Lemmerman, 612-716-2546.

July 16-17: 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. 6: MN Fishers of Men West, Clearwater Chain,  Wright County Tournament. For more info call Joe Lemmerman, 612-716-2546.

Aug. 6: Full Throttle Fishing Tournament, Gull Lake. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

Aug. 20: Full Throttle Fishing Tournament, East & West Rush Lake. For more info call Mark Schutz, 763-486-7508.

Shooting/Archery

June 13: Twin Cities  RGS Fun Shoot, 6 p.m., Metro Gun Club, Blaine. For more info call Matt Tuma, 612-801-5619.

June 16-19: MRC Sportsman’s Club, MEC Great Northern Side-by-Side Classic, 8 a.m., Medford, WI. For more info call Gary Kapfhamer, 715-965-7613.

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Isanti County Sportsman Club, Cambridge, MN. 2016 3-D Shoot dates. For more info call the Club 763-691-1604.

June 12, July 10: 40 Target Shoot.

Aug. 14: Bow Hunter Warm-up.

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Little Crow Archers 2016 Events. For more info call Dennis Winzenburg, 320-212-4715..

May 29: 3D Archery Shoot, 9-2 p.m.

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Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association. 2016 Schedule of shoots. For more info call John Wachlarowicz, 651-492-2572.

June 5, July 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4: 3D Archery 40 Target Shoot, 8-3 p.m.

June 5: NASP Field Archery Tournament, 10-1 p.m.

Aug. 7-Sept. 14: Broadhead 3D Archery Shoots, Wed. 4-8 p.m.

Deep Portage Programs

2016 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

June 11: Side by Side Shoot, 9 a.m.

June 12-17, 19-24, July 31-Aug. 5, Aug. 7-12: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.

July 3-8, Aug. 7-12: Forkhorn II Deer Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.

July 24-29: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp, ages 13-16.

July 31-Aug. 5: Izaak Walton League Camp, ages 9-16.

July 17-19: Mini Camp, ages 9-16.

July 20-22: Aquatics, Fishing Camp, ages 10-14.

July 17-22: Upland Bird Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.

Special Events

June 16-July4: Manitou Days Festival. For more info www.manitoudays.com or call Luke Morse, 651-653-5122.

June 18: Fishing Klinics for Kids, 9:30-1:30 p.m., Sturges Park, Buffalo. Minedser@aol.com e-mail for more info.

July 9: Babe Winkelman’s Golf Against MS, 9 a.m., Legacy Courses, Craguns. For more info call 218-820-3261.

Aug. 21: Take a Vet Fishing, 6 a.m., Nitti’s Hunters Point, Isle. For more info call Don Aiken, 608-335-5442.

 

Sept. 18: Take a Vet Fishing, 6 a.m., Lord Fletchers Old Lodge, Spring Park. For more info call Don Aiken, 608-335-5442.

Education/Seminar

June 24-26: Youth Firearms Safety, DNR Safety Instructor, 7 pm., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

June 26: Hunters Trail, Field Day, DNR Safety Instructor, 8 a.m., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

July 8-10: Youth Firearms Safety, DNR Safety Instructor, 7 p.m., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

July 10: Hunters Trail, Field Day, DNR Safety Instructor, 8 a.m., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Aug. 19-21: Youth Firearms Safety, DNR Safety Instructor, 7 p.m., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Aug. 21: Hunters Trail, Field Day, DNR Safety Instructor, 8 a.m., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Sept. 11: Hunters Trail, Field Day, DNR Safety Instructor, 10 a.m., Ted Schotzko’s Wildlife Area, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Oct. 15: Hunters Trail, Field Day, DNR Safety Instructor, 10 a.m., St. George Parish Ctr, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Oct. 16: ATV Hands on, Riding Course DNR Safety Instructor, 10 a.m., St. George Parish Ctr, 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

May 28: Family Archery in Scott County, 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

May 28: Family Canoeing, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

May 28: Stand-up Paddleboard, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

May 31: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

June 12-17: Forkhorn I Overnight Firearms Safety Camp. Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

July 6-8: Archery Overnight Camp, Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

July 11-15: Waterfowl Hunting Firearms Safety Camp. Baker Near-Wlderness Settlement.

July 17-22: Forkhorn II Overnight Bow Hunting Camp. Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

July 25-29: Pheasant hunting Firearms Safety Camp. Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

Aug. 1-5: Turkey Hunting Firearms Safety Camp. Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

Aug. 7-12: Forkhorn I Overnight Firearms Safety Camp. Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

Aug. 22-26: Pheasant Hunting Firearms Safety Camp. Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

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Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, 7328 Boulder Dam Road, Duluth MN 55803. For more info call John Geissler, 218-721-3731.

June 25: Black Ash Basket Making Workshop, 8-4 p.m.

June 25-26: Willow Basket Making Workshop, 9-4 p.m.

Aug. 1-5: Master Naturalist Volunteer Training, 8-4:30 p.m.

Meetings

June 6: North Suburban MDHA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Kraus Hartig VFW. For more info call Steve, 612-325-2866.

June 25-26: Daniel Drevnick Memorial Fund, Fishing for our Heroes Tournament, Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria. For more info call Ken 651-324-2122.

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.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info www.lcretrieverclub.org

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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., Coon Rapids VFW. For more info call 612-916-7426 or www.northmetromuskie.com

Brown County PF meets the 2nd Tues of every month, 8 p.m., Serviceman’s Club, Sleepy Eye. For more info call Jeremy Berg, 507-240-0096.

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 Berning, 763-242-1306.

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.

Sheldon Valley Sportsmans Club meets the 2nd Wed. of the Month, American Legion Club 8, Houston. For more info call Neil, 507-450-8422.

Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.

Monticello Rod & Gun Club. Meets last Thurs. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.monticellorodandgun.org for more info.

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.

 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. www.perm.org

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