Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar of Events – July 15th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers

July 30: Lost Marsh Greenwings DU Banquet, McGowen Acres. For more info call Jacob Rus, 507-469-0807.

Aug. 4: Elk River DU Banquet, Rockwoods Entertainment Center. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155.

Aug. 5: Farm Country QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., DHS, Delavan. For more info call Zach Krause, 507-383-1004.

Aug. 5: Oak Ridge Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda American Legion. For more info call Tom Harnack, 507-831-3275.

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. 13: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610.

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 Coliseum, Bldg.

Deep Portage Programs

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

July 19, Aug. 4: Family archery.

July 20, Aug. 9, 17: Tree top tower hike.

July 21: Family climbing wall.

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.

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

Aug. 2, 18: Renewable energy tour, solar, wind, biomass.

Aug. 3: Fly tying basics.

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

Aug. 10: Family canoeing.

Aug. 11: Finding your way with map & compass.

Aug. 16: Northern bog ecology hike.

Shooting/Archery

July 30: Rum River RGS Sporting Clays Fun Shoot, 10 a.m., Wings North, Pine City. For more info call James Govednik, 612-282-2349.

July 31: Rapids Archery 3D Shoot, 8-6 p.m., Andover. For more info call Bob Sachs, 763-229-6196.

Aug. 13-14: Little Crow Archers & Swift County Archers, West Central Bow Hunter 60, Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. For more info call Dennis Winzenburg, 320-212-4715.

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

Aug. 14: Bow Hunter Warm-up.

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

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

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

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Dakota County Gun Club, 17501 Station Trail, Rosemount, 55068. Events. For more info call Bruce 952-452-3527 or www.dakotacountygunclub.org

Aug. 6: Youth Shoot, 10-3 p.m.

Special Events

July 16: The Foraged Feast, 5-9 p.m., Hawkins Family Conservation Farm, Lino Lakes. For more info call Piper Hawkins-Donlin, 651-592-9192.

July 23: High C’s Youth Fishing Event, Medicine Lake, Plymouth. www.fishingforlife.org for more info.

July 29: Waseca County Historical Society Herter’s Pot Luck Sampler, 5-8 p.m., History Center. For more info call Joan Mooney, 507-835-7700.

July 29: High C’s Youth Fishing Event, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Lake George, Andover. www.fishingforlife.org for more info.

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

Sept. 10: High C’s Youth fishing Event, Lake Marion, Lakeville. www.fishingforlife.org for more info.

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

Sept. 17: Twin Cities Walk to Defeat ALS, 8-noon, Lake Phalen Park. For more info call Ashley, 612-672-0484.

Tournaments/Contests

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. 3: Fishing for Life Golf Tournament, Refuge, Oak Grove. For more info call Aaron, 763-323-3000.

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. 16: Turn in Poachers Inc, Golf Tournament, noon, The Refuge Golf Course, Oak Grove. For more info call Roger Tietz, 218-326-8477.

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

Feb. 4, 2017: Holes 4 Heroes Ice Fishing Tournament, Medicine Lake, Plymouth. www.fishingforlife.org for more info.

Education/Seminar

July 17-22: GEM Fishing Camp BWCA Canoe Experience. www.fishingforlife.org for more info.

July 24-29: GEM Fishing Camp Special Parent/Child, Luther Dell.  www.fishingforlife.org for more info.

July 31-Aug. 5: GEM Fishing Camp GLLM. For more info www.fishingforlife.org

Aug. 7-12: GEM Fishing Camp, Luther Dell. For more info www.fishingforlife.org

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

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

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

July 16: Family Archery, 10-noon, Carver Park Reserve.

July 16, 29: Family Rafting on the River, 9-noon, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.

July 16: Stand-up Paddleboarding, 9-11 a.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 16: Stand-up Paddleboard Under a Full Moon, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 16: Kayak When the Moon is Full, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 16: Canoe When the Moon is Full, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

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

July 18, July 25: Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga, 9:30-11 a.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 19: Stand-up Paddleboard Under a Full Moon, 8:30-10 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

July 19: Fisheries, 7-9 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.

July 22, 30: Stand-up Paddleboard, 5-6:30 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

July 22: Family Canoeing, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

July 23: Family Kayaking, 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

July 23: Mississippi River Rafting Birding Along the River, 9-3 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.

July 23: KidSplash, Intro to Stand-up Paddleboard, 9-11 a.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 23: Family Canoeing, 1-3 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

July 23: Community Outreach, Youth Archery, 9-11 a.m., Archery Park.

July 23, July 30: Family Archery 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

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

July 26: KidSplash Intro to Kayaking, 10-noon, Lake Minnetonka Regional Park.

July 26: Stand-up Paddleboard, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.

July 27: Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga, Wed. 7-8:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 29: Stand-up Paddleboard, 5:30-7 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

July 30: Intro to Kayaking, 9-noon, Bryant Lake Regional Park.

July 30: Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga, Sat. 9-10:30 a.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 30: Family Archery, 1-3 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

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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Maplewood Nature Center Schedule of Events. For more info call Karen Wachal, 651-249-2170.

July 19-20, Aug. 2-3: Junior Volunteers, 10-noon

July 19: Bat Full Moon, 8:30-10 p.m.

July 23: Free Emerald Ash Borer Update, 10-11 a.m.

July 30: Tasty Treats from the Bees, 10-11:30 a.m.

Aug. 6: Free Meet the Animals, 2-3 p.m.

Aug. 11: Chompin Caterpillars, 10-11:15 a.m.

Aug. 13: Super Spiders, 10-11:30 a.m.

Aug. 23-26: Habitat Hangout, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Aug. 27: Free Monarch Open House, 1-3 p.m.

Meetings

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.

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

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.

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.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club South meets Gander Mountain, Lakeville, 2nd Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club North meets Thorne Bros, Blaine, 4th Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club West meets at Cabela’s, Rogers, 2nd Tues. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club East meets at Cabela’s Woodbury, 4th Tues. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

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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