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Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 17, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

Dec. 2: WTU Hunter Appreciation Banquet, 5 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234.

Dec. 9: Wisconsin South Life WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Voyager Inn & Conference Center. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234.

Jan. 20, 2018: Wisconsin North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call 800-274-5471.

Jan. 20, 2018: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sleep Inn & Suites, Eau Claire. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065.

Jan. 26, 2018: Lake Koshkonong, Rock Valley WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pontiac Convention Center, Janesville. For more info call Dave Powel, 608-756-3453.

Jan. 27, 2018: St. Croix Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ready Randy’s R & D Banquets, New Richmond. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065.

Jan. 27, 2018: Wisconsin Northeast WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Grand Meridian, Appleton. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548.

Feb. 3, 2018: Wisconsin East WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Milwaukee. For more info call 800-274-5471.

Feb. 8, 2018: Holcombe Flowage WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Paradise Shores. For more info call Tracy Geist, 715-312-0663.

Feb. 17, 2018: Wisconsin Southwest WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall, La Crosse. For more info call 800-274-5471.

Feb. 22, 2018: Green Bay Area Great Lakes Sports Fishermans Banquet, Stadium View Sports Bar & Grill, Green Bay. For more info call Bernie Erickson, 920-819-0271.

Feb. 24, 2018: Wisconsin Southeast WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Parkway Chateau, Kenosha. For more info call 800-274-5471.

Feb. 24, 2018: Berlin Conservation Club Banquet, City Inn, Berlin. For more info call Dave Polzin, 920-573-2560.

March 10, 2018: Great Northern WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., UW Superior, Yellojacket Union, Superior. For more info call 800-274-5471.

April 5, 2018: Washington County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chandelier Ballroom. For more info call Gordon Kluever Jr., 262-483-2492.

April 7, 2018: Wisconsin South WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sheraton Hotel, Madison. For more info call 800-274-5471.

April 21, 2018: Wisconsin Packerland WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View, Green Bay. For more info call 800-274-5471.

April 28, 2018: Wisconsin Lake Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Village at 170, Kohler. For more info call 800-274-5471.

Archery/Shoots.

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

Jan. 1, 2018: Clintonville Trap Club, 9 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Jerry Krueger, 715-535-2605.

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Racine Instinctive Bowmen, Archery Shoots. 14403 50th Road, Sturtevant, WI. For more info call Dave Larsen, 262-835-4975.

Jan. 1, 2018: 3D Targets, 8-3 p.m.

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Racine Instinctive Bowmen, 2016 Archery Shoots. 14403 50th Road, Sturtevant, WI. For more info call Dave Larsen, 262-835-4975.

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Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club 2016 Schedule of Events.13804 Jambo Creek Road, Mishicot, WI. For more info call David, 920-901-9229.

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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.

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Richardson Sportsman’s Club, Clayton, WI. Shooting ranges.  For info call Jim Van Heuklom, 715-554-0256.

Open to Public: Sight in your rifle or bow. Closed Tuesday evenings.

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Thurs: Milwaukee Casting & Sportsman’s Club, 6-8 p.m., Shoot, every Thurs. For more info call John, 414-771-9218.

Education/Seminars

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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

Nov. 17: Fall turkey season closes.

Nov. 18: Statewide 9-day gun deer season opens.

Nov. 18: Late fall turkey season opens (Zones 1-5)

Nov. 26: Gun deer season closes.

Nov. 27: Muzzleloader deer season opens.

Nov. 29: Mourning dove season closes.

Nov. 30: Northern Zone muskie season closes.

Nov. 30: Turtle season closes.

Dec. 1: Lake trout season opens on Lake Superior.

Dec. 6: Muzzleloader deer season closes.

Dec. 6: Bobwhite quail season closes.

Dec. 7: 4 day Statewide antlerless gun & archery deer season opens.

Dec. 8: Ruffed grouse season closes in Zone B.

Dec. 10: 4 day statewide antlerless gun & archery deer season closes.

Dec. 25: Bobcat season closes Period 1.

Dec. 26: Bobcat season opens Period 2.

Dec. 31: Hungarian partridge, pheasant, frog & fisher seasons close.

Dec. 31: Late fall turkey season closes (Zones 1-5).

Dec. 31: Southern Zone muskie season closes.

Shows

Dec. 8-10: Arrowhead Ice Fishing & Winter Show, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., DECC, Duluth. For more info call Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630.

Jan. 19-20, 2018: National Fishing Lure Collectors Club Show, Fri. 10-3 p.m., Sat. 9-noon, Sheraton Milwaukee, Brookfield. For more info call Chris Slusar, 262-960-2230.

Feb. 2-4, 2018: Rochester Outdoor Recreation & Vacation Show, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN. For more info www.rochestermnshows.com

Feb. 8-11, 2018: La Crosse Boat, Sports, Travel, RV & Hunting Show, Thurs. 5-9 p.m., Fri. 10-9 p.m. Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., La Crosse Center, La Crosse. For more info call Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630.

Feb. 14-18, 2018: Duluth, Boat, Sports, Travel & RV Show, Wed. 5-9 p.m., Thurs. 5-9 p.m., Fri. 10-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., DECC, Duluth. For more info call Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630.

Feb. 14-18, 2018: Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic, Wed. 5-9 p.m., Thurs. 5-9 p.m., Fri. 10-6 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., DECC, Duluth. For more info call Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630.

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

March 16-17, 2018: Blue Hills Sportsmen’s Club, Gun Show, Barron Community Center, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Greg Wilcox, 715-828-1182.

March 23-25, 2018: Badger Knife Show, Holiday Inn Express & Janesville Conference Center. For more info call 414-479-9765.

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Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows 2018. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Ray Kangas, 715-372-4654.

Feb. 9-10, 2018: Solon Springs, Community Center.

Feb. 23-24, July 6-7, 2018: Iron River, Community Center.

March 9-10, 2018: Loyal American Legion, Loyal

April 6-7, 2018: Phillips, Municipal Bldg.

April 20-21, 2018: Iron River Swap Meet, Community Center.

April 27, 28, Aug. 24-25, 2018: Ashland Civic Center, Ashland.

June 8-9, 2018: Stevens Point/ Arnott, Arnott Lions Community Park.

July 13-14, 2018: Simek Recreation Center, Medford.

Tournament/Contest

Feb. 10, 2018: JIG’s Up Blugold Ice Fishing Contest, 7-2 p.m. For more info call Sheryl Poirier, 715-936-3377.

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.

Lighthouse Anglers Fishing Club meets on the 2nd Tues. of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse, Fond du Lac, WI, 7 p.m. Call Bill, 920-921-4337 for info.

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.

Outagamie Area Pheasants Forever meets each month to discuss chapter activities. For more info on when & where the next meeting is call Josh Jackl, 920-517-1039.

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.

Milwaukee Great Lakes Sport Fishermen, meets 2nd Tues. of the Month, Sept.-May, New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Bob Wincek, 262-679-9752.

Shoto Conservation Club Meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. at the Clubhouse. For info call Tom Rysticken, 920-793-2650.

Women’s Hunting & Sporting Association. Meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Wern Valley, Waukesha. For more info call Sarah, 262-968-3873 or www.wiwhsa.org

Prime Water Anglers meets the 1st Tues. of every month at Club 10, Stevens Point. Guests always welcome. Call Jeff, 715-241-8590.

Winnebago Conservation Club. Meets 3rd Tues of each month, Omarro’s Public House, Oshkosh. Call Betty Brochert, 920-688-3122.

Milwaukee Chapter Great Lakes Sportfisherman Club. Meets 2nd Tues. of each month Sept.-May, 7 p.m., New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Steve Todd, 262-370-7486.

Beloit Chapter Izaak Walton League, monthly trap shoots, Beloit. For more info call Janice Chizek, 608-313-0356.

Southern Brown Conservation Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Thurs. 8 p.m., Rocky Top Tavern, Greenleaf. For more info call Mike Schmitt, 920-766-0812.

Abbotsford Sportsmen’s Club meets 2nd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Clubhouse. For more info call Rob Beran, 715-223-4363.

Yahara Fishing Club, meets 2nd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m. For more info call Gerald King, 608-513-8573.

Badger Fly Fishers, meets 4th Mon of each month thru May, 7 p.m., Maple Tree restaurant, McFarland. For more info call Bob Harrison, 608-233-7480.

Manitowoc Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Thurs. 6:30 p.m., Cabin #1 Lincoln Park, Manitowoc. For more info call Glenn Pfeffer, 920-684-9050.

Rock Valley Anglers, Southern Chapter. Meets the 3rd Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Boundaries Bar & Grill, Birch Room. For info call, Charlotte, 608-421-2982.

Wisconsin Fishing Club. Meets every 2 & 4th Mon. of the month, Grainger’s, Greenfield. For more info call Ray Letourneau, 414-258-3530.

Southwestern Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Wed. 7 p.m., cuba City. For more info call Terry Sheffer, 608-732-4824.

A.D. Sutherland Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info call Tom Wilhelms, 920-923-5891.

Bill Cook Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Weds. of the month, 7 p.m., Stevens Point. For more info call Tracy Raatz, 715-630-5288.

Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info call Gary Kurtz, 414-899-7120.

A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info call Tom Wilhelms, 920-923-5891.

Bill Cook Chapter Izaak Walton League of America. Meets the 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bill Cook Chapter Clubhouse, Stevens Point. For more info call Tracy Raatz, 715-630-5288.

Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info call Herschel Wickert, 920-261-7224.

Sheboygan Walleye Club meets the 3rd Tues. of each month, Crossroads Bar & Grill, Sheboygan.  For info call Chris Gasser, 920-994-9057.

Kenosha Sport Fishing & Conservation Association meets the 1st Mon. of the month, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kenosha. Open to the public & new members. For info call Dave, 262-620-8237.

Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin meets the 2nd Wed. of Jan, Feb, Mar, May, Oct, and Nov., Thunder Bay Grille, Pewaukee. For more info Kurt Ketcham, 262-490-2362.

Dodge County Pheasants Forever. Meets Monthly. For more info on when & were call Jerry Tribbey, 920-344-5723.

Fishermen Club meets every 3rd Tues. of month, Sept.-June, 7 p.m., Sheboygan Outboard Club. Open to the public. For more info call Lyle Peshkar, 920-452-9669.

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