Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar of Events – August 19th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers

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

Aug. 19: MWA Windy Lake Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New York Mills City Hall Banquet Room. For more info call Doug Harthan, 218-640-3163.

Aug. 20: Southern Minnesota DU Banquet, Fox Lake Golf Club. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700.

Aug.24: Twin Cities RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Earle Brown Heritage Center. For more info call Mike Vent 612-759-6624.

Aug. 24: Whistilng Wings DU Banquet, Zumbrota VFW. For more info call Jerry Weltzin, 507-573-2397.

Aug. 24: Twin Cities RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Earle Brown Heritage Center. For more info call Mike Vant, 612-759-6624.

Aug. 25: Leech Lake Area Watershed Banquet, 5 p.m., Bluewater Lodge, Walker. For more info call Kathy DonCarlos 218-675-5773.

Aug. 25: Rich Spring, Richmond DU Banquet, Trappers Pub & Grub. For more info call Chris Hopfer, 320-292-3909.

Sept. 1: Albert Lea DU Banquet, Albert Lea. For more info call Rod Eisenmenger, 507-397-0032.

Sept. 8: McLeod County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery, Hutchinson. For more info call Brant Duhn, 320-587-8365.

Sept. 8: Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids. For more info call Dennis Anderson, 817-291-5209.

Sept. 9: Perham DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Perham Lakeside Golf Club. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338.

Sept. 9: Chain of Lakes DU Banquet, Broadway Ballroom. For more info call Rick Thiery, 320-808-1663.

Sept. 9: Brainerd MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Legacy Golf Course, East Gull Lake. For more info call Peter Lodermeier, 218-330-6441.

Sept. 10: Central MN Sportsman Alliance, 3:30 p.m., Brownton Community Center. For more info call Wendy Scheidt, 320-282-3912.

Sept. 10: Martin County DU Banquet, Fairmont Eagles Club. For more info call Gary Haman, 507-236-3487.

Sept. 10: Evansville Area Sportsmen, 5:30 p.m., Railroad & 2nd Event Center, Evansville. For more info call Dan Evavold, 218-948-2238.

Sept. 10: Warroad, NW Angle DU Banquet, 7 p.m., American Legion, Warroad. For more info call Tony Krahn, 218-386-2974.

Sept. 10: Lost Marsh DU Banquet, Waldorf Community Center. For more info call Mark Jenzen, 507-995-4296.

Sept. 12: Minnewaska DU Banquet, Minnewaska House. For more info call Josh Wolf, 320-219-3187.

Sept. 13: MN Deer Hunter’s Assoc. Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Center, Foley. For more info call Dennis Sowada, 320-393-4214.

Sept. 14: Adrian DU Banquet, Country Side Inn. For more info call Roy Honermann, 507-485-2447.

Sept. 15: MDHA Banquet, Four Seasons Event Center, Carlton. For more info call Gene Fulton, 218-879-3185.

Sept. 15: River Valley QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Springfield Community Center. For more info call Ryan Beyer, 507-766-0357.

Sept. 15: St. Paul Chapter DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn East, St. Paul. For more info call Walter Rauen, 651-336-7336.

Sept. 15: Scott LeSueur Chapter Minnesota Waterfowl Assoc. Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom, New Prague. For more info call Myron Tietz, 507-581-4486.

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.

Tournaments/Contests

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

Sept. 10: Fox Lake Muskie Open, Fox Lake, Sherburn. For more info call Jim Miller, 507-236-3442.

Sept. 10: Minnesota State Duck & Goose Calling Contest, 9 a.m., Stoney Ridge Farm, New London. For more info call Andy Fondrick, 952-767-0320

Shows

Aug. 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

Aug. 27-28: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Graham Arena, Olmsted County Fairgrounds, Rochester. For more info call 507-269-3673.

Sept. 10-11: Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Bemidji Curling Club. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.

Sept. 24-25: Elks Lodge 2427 Gun & Knives 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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Neigels Authentic Arms 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.

Sept. 17-18: Wadena National Guard Armory, Wadena.

Oct. 22-23: National Guard Armory, Fergus Falls.

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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.

Sept. 24-25: Anoka Armory

Oct. 8-9: Bloomington Armory.

Special Events

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. 16-17: MDHA Gathering, Grand Casino-Hinckley. For more info call Gary Thompson, 320-384-6860.

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.

Season Dates

Aug. 19: Prairie chicken lottery deadline.

Sept. 1: Crow season opens.

Sept. 1: Bear season opens.

Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens.

Sept. 1: Rail & snipe season opens.

Sept. 3: Early Canada goose season opens.

Sept. 15: Sandhill crane season opens.

Sept. 15: Stream trout in SE streams:(catch and release) season opens.

Shooting/Archery

Sept. 23-25: SCI Hunting Archery Series, Part 5, (optional) Mentored Archery Deer Hunt, Cedar Creek, East Bethel. For more info call Linda Bylander, 218-203-4347.

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

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

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

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Ahlman’s Schedule of Events. 9525 230th Street West, Morristown, MN 55052. For more info call 507-685-4243.

Aug. 27-28: Shooters Roundup, 9-5 p.m.

Aug. 27-28: Wilderness Hunt, 9-5 p.m.

Sept. 15-17: Gunsmoke.

Education/Seminar

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.

Aug. 22-Sept. 12: DNR Firearm Safety Instructors, 5:30 p.m., Turn in Poachers Office. For more info call Peter Lodermeier, 218-330-6441.

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.

Sept. 14: Brainerd Chapter MDHA Hunter Ed, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Turn in Poachers Office. Wed. for 6 wks. For more info call Peter Lodermeier, 218-330-6441.

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

Aug. 20: Bird Banding, 9-noon, Lowry Nature Center.

Aug. 20: Young Birders Club, 1-3 p.m., Lowry Nature Center.

Aug. 20: Stand-up Paddleboard, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 20: Family Kayaking, 10-noon, Bryant Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 20: Family Kayaking, 5-7 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

Aug. 20: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30-1:30 p.m., Crow-Hassan Park Reserve.

Aug. 20: Family Fishing, 9-11 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 20: Family Archery, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

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

Aug. 27: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30-1:30 p.m., Crow Hassen Park Reserve.

Aug. 27: Stand-up Paddleboard, 9-11 a.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 27: Family Stand-up Paddleboarding, 10-11:30 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 27: Stand-up Paddleboard, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

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

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

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

Sept. 7: New Volunteer Orientation, 2-3 p.m.

Sept. 10: Making Cattail Mats, 10:30-3 p.m.

Sept. 13: Spider Safari, Daytime Safari, 4-5:30 p.m., Nighttime Safari, 7-8:30 p.m.

Women’s Programs

Aug. 20: Dakota County Gun Club, Ladies Day at Range, noon-6 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Bruce Vogelgesang, 952-452-3527.

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 Muski es 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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 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.

Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited meets 1st Thurs of the month, 7 p.m., Bloomington Events Center. For more info call Dana Hanson, 651-895-0643.

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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