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Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 25, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug. 28: Watertown DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Watertown Turner Hall. For more info call 920-261-1538.

Sept. 5: Grant County DU Banquet, Belmont Convention Center. For more info call Arnie Roper, 608-778-2666.

Sept. 7: Dunn County Fish & Game Banquet, 5 p.m., Clubhouse. For more info call Dave Moore, 715-235-3840.

Sept. 9: Petenwell & Castle Rock, Stewards Banquet, noon-4 p.m., Petenwell County Park Pavilion, Arkdale. For more info call Jim Murphy, 608-356-6537.

Sept. 11: Necedah WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, Necedah. For more info call Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836.

Sept. 11: Wolf River Flyways DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crystal Falls Banquet Hall. For more info call Ozzie Radtke, 920-250-2131.

Sept. 13: Grand River Marsh DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., VFW Post 351, Montello. For more info call Robert Foster, 920-918-5431.

Sept. 14: Heart of the Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Tanner’s Sports Grill & Bar, Kimberly. For more info call Bryan Menting, 920-213-1611.

Sept. 14: River Valley Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Kilkarney Hills Golf Course, River Falls. For more info call Mike, 651-578-8100.

Sept. 16: Coulee Region Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, La Crosse. For more info call Lucas, 608-317-9926.

Sept. 16: Burnett County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Grantsburg Legion Hall. For more info call Ellen Schwanke, 715-689-2382.

Sept. 18: Sand Country WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Two Lakes supper Club, Almond. For more info call Dan Folan, 715-347-7181.

Sept. 21: Fountain City WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hilltop Bar & Saloon, Fountain City. For more info call Jim Hentges, 608-687-3732.

Sept. 21: Columbus WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Savanna Oaks Community Center, Fall River. For more info call Chris DeLapp, 608-429-4368.

Sept. 25: Sun Prairie DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Angell Park Pavillion, Sun Prairie. For more info call Jeff Markstahler, 608-445-1272.

Sept. 27: Chilton Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Neighborhood Pub & Grill, Chilton. For more info call Kevin Bornemann, 920-716-0393.

Sept. 28: Northwest Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shell Lake Art Center. For more info call Gary Magnus, 715-635-2369.

Sept. 29: Racine/Kenosha Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Fountain Banquet Hall, Sturtevant. For more info call Rich, 262-878-9924.

Sept. 30: Sparta-Melrose-Mindoro WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Log Cabin, Bangor. For more info call John Kneifl, 608-857-3491.

Oct. 4: Western Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kilkarney Hills Golf Course, River Falls. For more info call Bert Penny, 715-441-1122.

Oct. 5: Winnebago Home Builders Assoc. Banquet, 5:30 p.m., La Sure’s Hall. For more info call Jodi Vandermolen, 920-235-2962.

Oct. 7: Colfax Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 6 p.m., Whitetail golf Course. For more info call Peggy Richards, 715-704-0493.

Oct. 14: New Lisbon Sports Club Banquet, New Lisbon Community Center. For more info call 608-562-3790.

Archery/Shoots.

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

Aug. 27: JOAD Achievement Shoot.

Sept. 3: 3D Shoot (40 targets, Bow Hunter’s Challenge)

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Newburg Sportsman Club Schedule of Shoots. For more info call Troy, 414-750-7816.

Aug. 27: 3D 28 Targets.

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Trempealeau Archers Shoot schedule. For more info call Larry Lakey, 608-519-6968.

Sept. 9-10: 3D 28 Targets.

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Puckaway Rod & Gun Club, Schedule. For more info call Mark Dugenske, 920-394-3396 or Ed Mansueto, 920-745-2116.

Aug. 26, Sept. 2: Archery.

Aug. 26, Sept. 9: Trap.

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Hartford Conservation & Gun Club, Shoots. 6000 State Rd 60 East, Hartford, WI 53027. For more info call Brad Koch, 262-224-4545.

Aug. 27: Shoot.

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Buck Trail Archers Schedule of shoots. For more info call Jon Gursky, 262-424-4352 or
www.bucktrailarchers.net

Now-Sept. 12: Bow Hunters Warm Up, Tues, 5:30 p.m.

Aug. 26-27: Mr. Howie Memorial Shoot, 8:30-4 p.m.

Tournaments/Contests

Sept. 23: Spirit Lakes Improvement Assoc. Fishing Contest, 6:30 a.m., Little & Big Spirit Lakes. For more info call Joe Burger, 715-573-8014.

Shows

Sept. 8-9: Gun Show, Fri. 4-8 p.m., Sat. 8-3 p.m., Butternut Area Park. For more info call Randy, 715-769-3620.

Sept. 15-16: NCWGCA Show, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m., Marathon Park East Gate Hall, Wausau. For more info call Fred, 715-443-2825.

Sept. 22-23: Pioneer Gun & Collectible Show, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 8-5 p.m., Marquette county Fairgrounds. For more info call Carl Brakebush, 608-296-3828.

March 9-11, 2018: Deer & Turkey Classic, Warner Coliseum, MN State Fairgrounds, St. Paul. For more info www.MNdeershow.com

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Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows 2016. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Ray Kangas, 715-372-4654.

Aug. 25-26: Ashland Civic Center, Ashland.

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Bearing Arms Gun Shows, Schedule of Shows. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Gary Thompson, 715-308-8772.

Sept. 8-9: Barron County Fairgrounds, Rice Lake.

Sept. 22-23: Best Western Plus Conference Center, Eau Claire.

Sept. 29-30: Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds, Superior.

Oct. 13-14: Vission Quest Entertainment Center, Menomonie.

Oct. 27-28: Ready Randy’s Banquet Center, New Richmond.

Education/Seminars

Sept. 5-22: Oneida County Sheriff, Hunter Ed, 4 p.m., Onedia County Law Enforcement Center. For more info call Brad Fogerty, 715-361-5201.

Sept. 15-17: Waunakee Hunter Safety, Fri. 6-9 p.m., Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 8-3 p.m. For more info call Gary Mella, 608-347-0647.

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Gander Mountain, Green Bay Lodge, 2323 Woodman Drive. For more info call Dave Nolan, 920-819-5025.

Second Tues. of Each Month: Waterfowl Calling Workshop, 7-8 p.m.

Season Dates

Aug. 31: Bear dog training ends

Sept. 1: Early goose season opens

Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens.

Sept. 1: Early teal season opens

Sept. 2: Lake sturgeon hook & line season opens on selected waters.

Sept. 6: Black bear (without dogs) season opens (Zone C)

Sept. 6: Black bear (with dogs) season opens (Zones A, B, & D)

Sept. 6; Early teal season closes.

Sept. 10: Bass season closes on St. Croix River upstream of St. Croix Falls Dam.

Sept. 11: Catch and Release bass season opens on St. Croix River upstream of St. Croix Falls Dam.

Sept. 13: Black bear without dogs (bait only) season opens.

Sept. 15: Early goos season closes.

Sept. 16: Fall turkey, crow, and archery deer seasons open.

Sept. 16: Cottontail rabbit season opens (Northern Zone) gray and fox squirrel season opens.

Sept. 16: Ruffed grouse season opens (Zone A)

Sept. 23: Woodcock season opens.

Sept. 30: Lake Sturgeon hook and line season closes on selected waters.

Sept. 30: Lake trout season closes on Lake Superior.

Sept. 30: Inland trout season closes.

Women’s Programs

Aug. 25-27: NWTF Women in the Outdoors, Camp Anokijig, Plymouth. For more info witokaren@gmail.com

Archery/Shoots.

Sept. 23-24: Viking Bow & Gun Club, Shoot, 10-4 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Lee Evenson, 920-775-4517.

Special Events

Aug. 27: Lake Superior Youth Day, 11-4 p.m., Coyland Creek Sporting Clays & Game Preserve. For more info call 715-821-1000.

Sept. 1-3: Exeland Trout Festival, Exeland Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Jim Gerber, 715-943-2242.

Sept. 9: Fairchild Wisconsin Sportsmen’s Club open House, 10-4 p.m. For more info call 920-634-7235.

Oct. 1: Dane County PF Youth Activity Day, Swamp Lovers Nature Preserve, Cross Plains. For more info call Noel, 608-669-0654.

Meetings

Horicon Marsh Hunting Retriever Club. Meets Monday at Hustisford and Thurs. at Fond du Lac. For more info www.hmhrc.org

Mishcot Sportsmen’s Club meets every month on the 1st Wed of each month, 8 p.m. For more info call Roger, 920-323-4882.

Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin meets the 2nd Wed. of each month, 7 p.m., 5th St. Yacht Club, Racine. A guest speaker each month.

Fox Valley Retriever Club: Meets Tues. & Wed., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m. For more info www.foxvalley.com or Tom, 414-771-0811.

Baraboo River Chapter. Kids & Mentors Outdoors, meets 2nd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Rivers Edge Resort, WI Dells. For more info call Rick Miotke, 608-415-0755.

River Valley Outdoorsmen meets 1st Wed. of the month, 1,000 Is. Environmental Center, 7 p.m. For more info call Bryan Menting,
920-213-1611.

Ozaukee Chapter Great Lakes Sport Fishermen Club. Meets 1st Tues. of each month, Oct.-May, 7 p.m., Railroad Station, Saukville, WI. For info call 262-644-8481.

Winnebagoland Musky Club meets the 1st Wed. of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse, Fond du Lac, 7:15 p.m. Open to public. Call Dave, 920-922-6704 for more info.

Sheboygan Area Great Lakes Sport Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring meetings. For more info call Annmarie Kotuku 608-266-2952.

Blackhawk Musky Club meets the 1st Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., My Apartment Restaurant & Lounge, Janesville. For more info call Matt McCumber, 608-755-5887.

Brown County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 6 p.m., Osprey Point Environmental Center, De Pere. For more info call Peter Daanen, 920-632-4452.

Green Bay Area Great Lakes Sport Fishermen meets the 3rd Tues. of the month. Sept.-May, Stadium View Sports Bar & Grill, 7 p.m. Open to the public. For more info call Jim Ryle, 920-680-0055.

Titletown/Packerland Muskies Inc. meet the 2nd Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Green Bay Yacht Club. For more info call Jay Zahn, 920-866-9705.

Okauchee Fishing Club meets at 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1800 S. 92nd St., Milwaukee, on the 1st & 3rd Tues. each month with a variety of speakers & subjects covering all aspects of fishing in Wisc. Guest fee $5.

River Valley Outdoorsmen’s meets 1st Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., 1,000 Island Environmental Center. For more info call Ralph Vannulde, 920-570-3560.

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