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Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 8, 2017


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. 13: American Legion #364 Giles Luce Post, Sportsmen’s Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call Chris Boucher, 920-582-4887.

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 Pavilion, 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.

Sept. 30: Stanley Sportsman’s Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Holy Family Hall, Stanley. For more info call Frank Dusick, 715-828-1694.

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.


Dec. 15-16: Outagamie conservation Club, Shoot, Capital Centre, Appleton. For more info call John Wilharms, 920-585-0890.

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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.

Sept. 9: Trap.

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

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


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.


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

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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.

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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: Vision Quest Entertainment Center, Menomonie.

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


Now-Sept. 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

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.


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

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.


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

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 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,

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.

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