Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — March 31, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers.

March 31: Calhoun County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cedar Crest Banquet Center, Marshall. For more info call Jan Barnes, 269-963-3188.

April 1: West Huron WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Pigeon. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

April 8: Lenawee County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Hudson. For more info call John Ofchar, 517-547-5055.

April 8: Stockbridge WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion #510, Stockbridge. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 8: Michigan Bow Hunters Banquet, Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Big Rapids. For more info call Julie Miller, 616-299-5295.

April 14: St. Clair WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, St. Clair. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

April 14: Ravenna Conservation Club Banquet, Clubhouse. For more info call Ken Borgman, 231-750-3600.

April 15 Shelby Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Shelby Optimist Club, Shelby. For more info call Dustin Waller, 231-861-5599.

April 15: Tustin Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kettunen Center. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 21: Isabella WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Parish Hall, Mt. Pleasant. For more info call Scott Zeneberg, 989-289-0141.

April 21: Clinton County DU Banquet, Smith Hall, Clinton county 4-H Fairgrounds, St. Johns. For more info call Kurt Hufnagel, 989-224-2072.

April 21: MSU Wildlife Conservation NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Reno’s North Lansing. For more info call Joe Presgrove, 517-927-6237.

April 22: Kaleva Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kaleva Tavern, Kaleva. For more info call Andy Robak, 231-362-3161.

April 22: Fred Waara TU Banquet, Great Lakes Room, NMU University Center. For more info call Jerry Maynard, 906-249-3598.

April 22: Iosco County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, East Tawas. For more info call Mike Westcott, 989-310-0760.

April 22: Boy Scouts of America WW Thumb District Banquet, 5 p.m., Cass City. For more info call Mark Bills, 989-660-9742.

April 22: Traverse City TU Banquet, 6 p.m., Hagerty Center. www.MyNorth.com for more info.

April 26: Sanilac WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Woodland Hills Golf Club, Sandusky. For more info call Rick Mazei, 810-414-4371.

April 26: Saginaw Bay WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Bay City. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

April 27: Atlanta WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Olds El-Bo Inn, Atlanta. For more info call Gil Olds, 989-785-4713.

April 27: Big Snow Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Aurora Club. For more info call Nicole, 906-364-0905.

April 29: Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. For more info call Dave DenBoer, 989-366-6332.

May 6: Chelsea WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chelsea Community Fairgrounds, Chelsea. For more info call Jamie Bolinger, 734-433-1831.

May 6: Jackson WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Gene Davis & Sons Banquet Center, Jackson. For more info call Tom Cure, 517-524-6669.

May 13: West Branch WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, West Branch. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

May 19: RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Trillium Event Center, Spring Lake. For more info call Dan Grice, 616-581-9798.

May 19: Black River NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Alexander’s Premier Banquet Facility, Marysville. For more info call Richard Shannon, 810-304-2579.

Sept. 21: Knights of Columbus Sportsman’s Wild Game Dinner, 6:30 p.m., DeCarlo’s Banquet Center. For more info call Bill F., 586-286-3620.

Tournament/Contests

April 2: Ingham County PF Novice Women Hunt, 8:30 a.m., Woodland Acres Pheasant Reserve. For more info call Warren Patton, 517-223-7566.

May 6: Great Lakes Moose, Walleye Tournament, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info call Dick Beaudry, 810-531-8820.

Shows

April 1: Michigan Hunting & Fishing Collectors Club Sporting Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eagles Hall, Jackson. www.MHFCC.net for more info.

Season Dates

March 31: Permanent ice shanties must be removed from UP lakes

March 31: Rabbit & hare hunting season ends

March 31: Fishing licenses expire

March 31: Crow season ends

April 16: Dog training season ends

April 17: Spring turkey season opens

April 29: Trout season opens

April 29: Pike, muskie sauger, and walleye seasons open in the LP

May 15: Walleye, pike, sauger, & muskie seasons open in the UP

May 27: Catch and keep bass season opens statewide except on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers

Education/Seminar

April 25-27, 29: Frankenmuth Conservation Club, Hunter Ed Class. For more info call Bill Schultz, 989-777-2780.

Shooting Sports

June 15-18: MEC’s Great Northern S x S Classic Shoot, 8 a.m. each day, Medford, Wis. For more info call Gary Kapfhamer, 715-965-7613.

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White River Muzzleloaders Shoots, 12200 Lakeshore, Grand Haven. For more info call Jerry Kooi, 231-894-8353.

July 14-16: Annual Shoot

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

Sporting Clays:

Thursday: 3 p.m.-dusk

Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday: noon-dusk

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

First Sat. of each 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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Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, Open to Public. For more info call Dale Statson, 248-321-9503.

Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesdy: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

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.

Special Events

April 13: Grand Haven Steelheaders Spring Event, 6 p.m., Grand Haven VFW Hall. For more info call Rich Wilson, 517-676-2920.

April 22: Headwaters Land Conservancy Earth Day Recycling Info Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Jay’s Sporting Goods Headwaters Room, Gaylord. For more info call Judy Koronka, 989-731-0573.

May 6: Morenci Sportsman Club, Smelt Supper & Raffle, 4 p.m. For more info call Orville Metcalf, 517-458-6841.

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.

Dog Events

March-Oct.:”Puppy Fair” Multi-Lakes Conservation Association, Commerce Township, 2nd Sunday each month, 8:30-2:30 p.m. For more info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.

Meetings

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

Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets 2nd 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 3rd Thursday of every month, 7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call 734-654-8108.

Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Bill King, 734-420-4481.

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.

Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except December, 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.

Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club meets 2nd Sunday of each month, 5:30 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call 248-321-9503.

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

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 every month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.

Dwight Lydell Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tuesday 7 p.m., Belmont. For more info contact Tom Watson, twwatson@comcast.net

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