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Michigan Outdoor News Calendar of Events – December 16th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Jan. 7, 2017: Tri-Cities Banquet, 5 p.m., The Grand, Essexville. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

Jan. 14, 2017: Marquette County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Little Lake. For more info call Mike Prokopowicz, 906-361-4625.

Jan. 16, 2017: Shakey Lakes WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Debbie Dahl, 906-753-6397

Jan. 21, 2017: Lower Central Mitten MI, RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Red Fox Sportsman Club, Jonesville. For more info call Marty Blashfield, 517-740-2277.

Jan. 21, 2017: Hillman Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hillman Community Center, Hillman. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

Jan. 23, 2017: Traverse City WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Boone’s Long Lake Inn, Traverse City. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Jan. 28, 2017: Michigan West WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Crossroads Conference Center, Grand Rapids. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Jan. 28, 2017: Midland County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Midland Armory. For more info call Randy Raymond, 989-465-1648.

Feb. 4, 2017: Northern Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ellison Place, Gaylord. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

Feb. 4, 2017: Ionia WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Teele Street Hall, Ionia. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 4, 2017: Newaygo WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cronk’s, Newaygo. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 8, 2017: Kalamazoo WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Fountains, Parchment. For more info call Dave Wilkins, 269-377-3149.

Feb. 11, 2017: Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Radisson Hotel, Lansing. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 11, 2017: Roscommon Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Roscommon. For more info call James Farrison, 989-600-4299.

Feb. 17, 2017: Pinconning WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pinconning Cheese House. For more info call Moe Weidel, 989-879-3540.

Feb. 18, 2017: St. Cornelius Wild Game Dinner, 4:30 p.m., Metamora Lions Club. For more info call Joe Mindelli, 810-796-2025.

Feb. 18, 2017: Richmond Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Maniaci’s, Richmond. For more info call Leroy Mikolowski, 586-255-0505.

Feb. 18, 2017: Marine City Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Marine City. For more info call Tom Cook, 586-727-7133.

Feb. 25, 2017: Lapeer Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lapeer County Center Building, Lapeer. For info call Jeremy Keefer, 810-691-7176.

Feb. 25, 2017: Hillsdale WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Red Fox Sportsman Club. For more info call Steve Anson, 517-849-3078.

Feb. 28, 2017: Frankenmuth, Reese, Birch Run WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zehnders of Frankenmuth. For more info call Ron Rose, 989-798-0960

March 3 & 4, 2017: Livingston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Woodshire Place, Fowlerville. For more info call Jennifer DeGrandchamp, 517-404-3245.

March 10, 2017: Harrison, Clare WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, Harrison. For more info call Margaret Heisler, 810-618-1681.

March 15, 2017: Romeo, Washington WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Capital Banquet Center, Washington. For more info call Art Rienas, 989-269-6237.

March 18, 2017: Sunrise Side WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Posen Community Center. For more info call Mark Lewandowki, 989-766-9254.

March 21, 2017: Dundee WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Old Mill, Dundee. For more info call Scott Heck, 734-216-5601.

Archery

Oakland County Sportsmen’s Club, Clarkston. For more info contact 248-623-0444 or visit ocsclub.org

Monday: FITA, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Indoors, Cricket, 7 p.m.

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Dundee Sportsman’s Club, 2300 Plank Road, Dundee. For more info call 734-777-2719.

Sunday: 4th Sunday, 3-D Archery.

Shows

Jan. 8, 2017: Antique & Modern Firearms Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chief Okemos Sportsman’s Club. For more info call 517-646-0681.

Jan. 14, 2017: West Michigan Fly Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., East Kentwood High School, Grand Rapids. www.fffglc.org for more info.

Special Events

Jan. 14, 2017: Great Lakes Council International Federation of Fly Fishers Seminars, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., East Kentwood High School, Grand Rapids. For more info call Don Sawyer, 517-881-7622.

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Multi-Lakes Conservation Association, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township, . For more info call Glenn Kruckenberg, 248-363-9109 or www.multilakes.com

Sunday: Country breakfast, 2nd Sunday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon.

Tuesday: Bingo, 6:30 p.m.

Friday: Fish Fry, 5:30-8 p.m.

Season Dates

Dec. 18: Muzzleloading deer season ends in Zone 3.

Jan. 1, 2017: Late grouse, late pheasant and archery deer season end.

Jan. 1, 2017: Bobcat hunting season opens in all units.

Jan. 11, 2017: Bobcat hunting ends in Units E & F.

Jan. 14, 2017: Great Lakes Council International Federation of Fly Fishers Seminars, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., East Kentwood High School, Grand Rapids. For more info call Don Sawyer, 517-881-7622.

Shooting Sports

Every Tuesday. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.

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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association,  6777 Cline Road. For more info call 810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com

Every Thursday Night: Indoor Pistol Shoot.

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Chesaning Area Conservation Club, 13750 Baldwin Rd., Chesaning. For more info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.

Every Wednesday: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.

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Multi-Lakes Conservation Association 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township, for more info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.

Sporting Clays:

Thurs: 3 p.m.-dusk.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday: noon-dusk

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Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Drive. For more info call 616-866-4273 or checkout www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com

First Saturday of every month: Cowboy Action Shoot except November.

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West Walker Sportsman Club, 0-601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids. For more info call Patrick Murray, 616-453-5081.

All Year: Open 7 days a week.

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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dexter.

Tuesday: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.

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Big Bear Sportsman’s Club, For more info call Dave Somset, 231-362-3103.

Every Sunday: Shooting 5-Stand & Trap, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Twin Lakes Sportsmen’s Club events. For more info call 773-792-3457 or 262-279-3503.

1 & 3rd Sundays: Trap shooting, Individual Tournaments – 200 targets –12 noon.

Tournament/Contests

Jan. 29, 2017: Midwest Open Ice Fishing Tournament, Devils Lake, Manitou Beach. For more info call Tom Knutson, 517-592-2786.

Meetings

Freeland Conservation Club meets first Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.

Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call John Wilde, 734-646-6132.

Flat Rock Chapter NWTF meets the third Thursday of every month, 7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call 734-654-8108.

Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the first Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Bill King, 734-420-4481.

Wayne County Quail Forever meets the fourth Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Flat Rock Rec. Center, I-75 & Gibraltar Rd. For more info call Ed Moore, 734-782-0329 or 734-771-5607.

Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.

Mid-Michigan United Sportsman Alliance. Meets 2nd Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Twin Ponds Sport Shop, Stanton. For more info call Dave Bean, 989-831-4890.

Mulit-Lakes Conservation Assoc. meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month except Nov., 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109.

Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except Dec. 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For more info call Terry Pickard, 248-520-0116.

Huron Valley Steelheaders meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. American Legion Post #200 For more info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.

Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thurs of every month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For more info call Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.

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