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Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 29, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

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. 25, 2018: Outagamie Area PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Romy’s Nitingale, Black Creek. For more info call Josh Jackl, 920-517-1039.

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. 3, 2018: Glacier Valley NWTF Banquet, River Arts Hall, Baraboo, 5 p.m. For more info call Steve Niles, 608-356-6044.

Feb. 3, 2018: Hillside Assembly of God Men’s Ministry Banquet, 4 p.m., Oconto Falls High School Commons area & PAC. For more info call 920-855-2962.

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.

Feb. 24, 2018: Flambeau Mt. Flock NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Paradise Shores. For more info call Paul Gilbertson, 715-312-0003.

March 5, 2018: Madison Area DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Madison Marriot West. For more info call Brian Hooten, 608-843-2453.

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

March 11, 2018: Bella’s Smile, Fundraiser, 10-4 p.m., Roger Marten Community Center, Mondovi. For more info call Denise Marsolek, 715-926-4964.

March 24, 2018: Headwaters Muskies Inc Banquet, Whitetail Inn, St. Germain. For moreinfo call Joe Koschnik, 715-891-5574

April 3, 2018: Fond du Lac NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, FDL. For more  info call Loren Voss, 920-539-5148.

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

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

Jan. 1, 2018: Brown County Sportsmen’s Club, Hangover Shoot. For more info call Mike May 920-373-0947.

Feb. 10-11, 2018: Roche A Cri Bowman Inc Shoot, 8-3 p.m., Friendship. For more info call John Jones, 608-339-9066.

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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.

Jan. 27-28, Feb. 10-11 2018: Indoor 3D Shoot, 8-4 p.m.

March 10-11, 2018: Indoor/Outdoor 3D Shoot, 8-4 p.m.

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Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club Schedule of Events.13804 Jambo Creek Road, Mishicot, WI. For more info call Dave, 920-323-4882.

April 28-29, 2018: Spring Archery Tournament, 8-4 p.m.

May 6-7, 2018: Summer Archery League Starts.

Aug. 18-19, 2018: Fall Archery Tournament.

Season Dates

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.

Jan. 1, 2018: First Day Hikes at parks around the state.

Jan. 1, 2018: Antlerless-Holiday hunt closes (see DNR regs)

Jan. 6, 2018: Candlelight Skis kick off at state properties. Events held on weekends through February.

Jan. 6, 2018: Early catch & release inland trout season opens (proposed, see DNR regs)

Jan. 7, 2018: White-tailed deer (archery/crossbow) season closes.

Jan. 12-13, 2018: Bald Eagle Watching Days at Sauk City/Prairie du Sac.

Jan. 18, 2018: Crow season opens.

Jan. 31, 2018: Ruffed grouse season closes (zone A)

Jan. 31, 2018: Grey and fox squirrel season closes.

Jan. 31, 2018: Bobcat period 2 season closes.

Feb. 23-24, 2018: Bald Eagle Appreciation Days Prairie du Chien.

Education/Seminars

Jan. 12-14, 2018: Minnesota Ice Fishing School, Bug-Bee Hive Resort, Lake Koronis, Paynesville. For more info call 320-291-0708.

Jan. 27, 2018: Wild Ones Fox Valley Seminar, 8-4:15 p.m., Oshkosh Convention Center. For more info call Kris Kauth, 920-572-9540.

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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.

Shows

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.

Jan. 26-27, 2018: Turtle Lake Fire District’s Gun Show, Fri. 3-7 p.m., Sat. 9-3 p.m., Brother’s Event Center. For more info call 715-986-4516.

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

Feb. 2-3, 2018: Antique Sporting & Advertising Show, Sunnyview Expo Center, Oshkosh. For more info call Nona, 906-250-1618.

Feb. 3-4, 2018: Sauk Trap & Skeet Club, Gun Show, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 8-3 p.m., Sauk City Community Center. For more info call Al Lathrop, 608-220-5423.

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 17, 2018: Gun & sporting Collectible Show, 8-3:30 p.m., Izaak Walton Lodge. For more info call Rich Mrozinski, 715-343-2625.

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

Tournament/Contest

Jan. 13, 2018: Winooski Bowmen Archery Club, Deer Contest Awards, 2 p.m. For more info call Vera Prust, 920-893-8987.

Jan. 20, 2018: Walleyes Unlimited, Ice Jamboree. For more info call Walt Koch, 847-710-5453.

Jan. 27-28, 2018: Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club, Fishing Derby. For more info call David, 920-901-9229.

Jan. 27, 2018: Phelps-Land O’Lakes Lions Club, Great Northern Ice Fishing tournament, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. West Shore Boat Landing, Phelps. For more info call Brian Blank, 715-545-2142.

Jan. 27, 2018: Palmyra Lions Club Contest, 7-3 p.m., Lower Spring Lake, Palmyra. For more info call Mike Fischer, 262-495-8137.

Jan. 28, 2018: Monches Fish & Game Club, Ice Fisheree, Pewaukee Lake, Curly’s Waterfront Bar & Grill. For more info call Bob, 414-690-1804

Feb. 3, 2018: 1400 Fishing & Hunting Club Contest, 8-4 p.m., AJ’s Bar & Grill, Muskego. For more info call Dale Leschke, 414-690-1702.

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

Oct. 5-7, 2018: Phelps Chamber of commerce Midwest Musky Classic Tournament, 8-6 p.m., Phelps Chamber of Commerce. For more info call Celeste Hendrickson, 715-545-3800.

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.

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

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