Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar of Events – November 4th, 2016
Nov. 5: Dawson Area Chamber of Commerce Extravaganza, 6 p.m., Dawson VFW, Dawson. For more info call Terry Overlander, 320-226-1575.
Nov. 16: Lake Region DU Banquet, Lakeside Supper Club, Montgomery. For more info call Jake Duncan, 507-661-0819.
Nov. 19: Maidens of the Marsh DU Banquet, Fergus Falls VFW. For more info call Janie Skonseng, 218-739-5867.
Dec. 1: PERM Banquet, Blainbrook Entertainment Center, 5 p.m. For more info 763-441-6869.
Dec. 3: Worthington DU Banquet, Brewster American Legion. For more info call Kevin Black, 507-329-2223.
Dec. 5: North Suburban MDHA Venison Feed, 5:30 p.m., Kraus Hartig VFW, Spring Lake Park. For more info call Steve, 612-325-2866.
Jan. 21, 2017: St. Charles-Dover-Eyota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 551, Eyota. For more info call Alison Johnson, 608-849-5011.
Jan. 28, 2017: Red River Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club, East Grand Forks. For more info call John Eaton, 218-464-7427.
Feb. 4, 2017: Minnesota Southeast WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234.
Feb. 11, 2017: Houston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fest Building, Spring Grove. For more info call Christopher Petersen, 507-450-6256.
• 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.
Nov. 18-20: Hardwater Ice Fishing Expo., Fri. 2-8 p.m., Sat. 10-6 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., National Sports Center, Blaine. Visit us at the Outdoor News Booth.
Dec. 2-3: Chippewa Valley Knife show, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Eau Claire WI Best Western Trail Lodge. For more info call Gary Thompson, 715-308-8772.
Dec. 2-4: Ice Fishing, Snowmobile and Winter Sport Show, Fri. 1-7 p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., St. Paul River Centre. Visit us at the Outdoor News Booth.
Dec. 9-11: Arrowhead Ice Fishing & Winter Show, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., DECC. Visit us at the Outdoor News Booth.
Dec. 17-18: Gun Show, National Guard Armory, Brainerd. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
Jan. 21-22, 2017: Gun Show, National Guard Armory, St. Cloud, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530.
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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.
Nov. 12-13: Hastings Armory.
Nov. 26-27: Brooklyn Park Armory.
Jan. 21-22, 2017: Brooklyn Park Armory
Jan. 28-29, 2017: Duluth Convention Center DECC
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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. 29-30: State Fairgrounds Coliseum, Bldg.
Dec. 10-11: RiverCentre, St. Paul
Jan. 14-15, 2017: Mayo Civic Center, Rochester.
Nov. 25-27: North Suburban MDHA, 3 Rivers Park & Sherburn County Swamp Buck & Wright County MDHA, Mentored Deer Hunt. For more info call Lloyd Sinclair, 612-819-6420.
Three Rivers Park District, Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org
Nov. 5: Skijoring Clinic, 9-noon, French Regional Park.
Nov. 19: Bird Banding, 9-noon, Lowry Nature Center.
Nov. 19: Bird Banding, 9-noon, Eastman Nature Center.
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Maplewood Nature Center Schedule of Events. For more info call Karen Wachal, 651-249-2170.
Nov. 5: Build a Birdfeeder, 10-11 a.m. or 11-noon.
Nov. 12: It’s the Bomb, 2-4 p.m.
Nov. 19: Naturalist Activities for Webelos Scouts, 9:30-11:30 a.m., or 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Nov. 23: Talk Turkey, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Dec. 10: Meet the Animals, 2-3 p.m.
Dec. 13: Walk When the Moon is Full, 6:30-8 p.m.
Dec. 17: Winter bird open house, 10-3 p.m.
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Day Nature Chill-Out, 1-3 p.m.
Jan. 7, 2017: Snow Flake Wonders, 1-3 p.m.
Jan. 14, 2017: Winter Open House, Snowshoes & Tracks, 10-3 p.m.
Jan. 28, 2017: Fur Trade Heritage, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Feb. 11, 2017: Snowshow Hike, 10-noon.
Nov. 5: Deer-Firearms season opens.
Nov. 7: Rail, woodcock & snipe season ends.
Nov. 9: Mourning dove season ends.
Nov. 26: Bobcat, fisher and pine marten seasons open.
Nov. 26: Deer-Muzzleloader season opens.
Dec. 1: Muskie season ends.
Dec. 1: Lake trout (Lake Superior) season opens.
Dec. 3: Fisher and marten season ends.
Dec. 11: Deer – Muzzleloader season ends.
Dec. 15: Crow season opens.
Dec. 31: Deer season ends – Archery.
Dec. 31: Crow season Closes.
Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association. 2016 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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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.
Feb. 4, 2017: Holes 4 Heroes Ice Fishing Tournament, Medicine Lake, Plymouth. www.fishingforlife.org for more info.
Dec. 18: CMRC Informal Trial & Hunt Test for all Retrievers puppy & up. Reg. 8-8:30 a.m. For more info www.cmrcmn.org
Jan. 15, Feb. 19, March 19, April 16, 2017: CMRC Informal Trial & Hunt test for all Retrievers puppy & up. Reg. 8-8:30 a.m. For more info www.cmrcmn.org
Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.
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.
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.
Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.
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.
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.
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.
Minnesota Decoy and Wildfowl Carving Club. Meets 1st Tues of every month, 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, Mpls. For more info call Phillip Nelson, 763-226-7619.
Central Minnesota Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.cmrcmn.org for more info.
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