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Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 23, 2018


Feb. 23: Brillion Boss Toms NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Woodfire Lodge. For more info call Carren Ott, 920-371-2087.

Feb. 23: Coulee TU Banquet, 6 p.m., Cedar Creek Country Club, Onalaska. For more info call Robert Hubbard, 608-792-3556.

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

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

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

Feb. 24: River Valley NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Dino’s Restaurant, Portage. For more info call James Farrington, 608-235-8503.

Feb. 24: Finnegan Lake Walleye Club Banquet, 8-4:30 p.m., Oconto County Fair, Main Pavillion, Gilett. For more info call Bill Cole, 920-373-5032.

Feb. 24: WWA Northern Wetlands Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rhinelander Banquet Center. For more info call Tim Lehman, 715-891-4985.

Feb. 24: North Central Outdoors Banquet, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall, Stetsonville. For more info call Jerry Hubbard, 715-678-2520.

Feb. 24: Upland PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Marathon Trap Club. For more info call David Drozd, 715-680-8179.

Feb. 26: Wolf River NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., Crystal Falls, New London. For more info call Steve Jordan, 920-427-4039.

Feb. 27: Packerland Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 4 p.m., Townline Sports Bar & Grill, Suamico. For more info call Eric Johnson, 920-676-0621.

March 1: Chippewa Valley PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagle’s Banquet Hall & Conference Center, Lake Hallie. For more info call Tim Schultz, 715-559-4997.

March 1: River Valley Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Kilkarney Hills Golf Course, River Falls. For more info call Tom, 715-222-9822.

March 1: Wisconsin Rapids DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, Wisconsin Rapids. For more info call Daniel Fara, 715-325-3794.

March 3: Yellow River Basin RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Holm’s River Edge Golf Course, Marshfield. For more info call Donna Jones, 715-687-2264.

March 3: RMEF Banquet, Peosta Community Center. For more info call Justin, 319-331-9556.

March 3; WI Conservation & Ed. Foundation, 4 p.m., VFW Post 7591, Madison. For more info call Joyce Ryder, 715-409-0215.

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

March 6: RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Plaza Hotel. For more info call Dave Johnson, 715-492-5858.

March 7: Fox River Valley Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Darboy Club, Darboy. For more info call Sandy, 920-419-3894.

March 8; Green Bay Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View sports Bar & Grille. For more info call Anne, Bauer, 920-434-7921.

March 8: Sheboygan DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pine Hills Country Club. For more info call Mark Taubenheim, 920-207-3361.

March 8: Clear Waters TU Banquet, 6 p.m., Eau Claire. For more info call Jim Erickson, 715-559-1864.

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

March 10: Richford Game Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Richford Town Hall, Waushara County. For more info call Kevin Fitzgerald, 920-787-3797.

March 10: Walworth County Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Evergreen Golf Club, Elkhorn. For more info call Nancy, 262-725-6427.

March 10: Ozaukee-Washington County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Ozaukee Pavilion, Fairgrounds, Cedarburg. For more info call Paul, 414-477-1223.

March 10: Blackhawk Musky Club, 5:30 p.m., Janesville UAW Hall. For more info call Howard Dempsey, 608-314-0882.

March 10: Algoma Kewaunee Great Lakes Fisherman Club Banquet, The Rendezvous, Luxemburg. For more info call Corey Johnson, 920-227-5227.

March 10: Black Earth Creek NWTF Banquet, 2:30 p.m., Arthurs, Spring Green. For more info call Heather Sutcliffe, 608-795-0152.

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


March 24: Navarino Nature Center, Sporting Clay Shoot, J&H Game Farm, Shiocton. For more info call Julie Wilber, 715-758-6999.

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

March 10-11: 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: Spring Archery Tournament, 8-4 p.m.

May 6-7: Summer Archery League Starts.

Aug. 18-19: Fall Archery Tournament.

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Winooski Bowmen Clubhouse Schedule of Events, N6744 Sportsman Lane, Plymouth, WI. For more info call Bill Phillps, 920-889-9656..

April 21: Memorial Fun Shoot, 10-4 p.m.

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Kenosha Bowmen Schedule of Shoots, 15211 75th Street, Bristol, WI. For more info call Steve, 262-891-2616.

Now-March 13: Indoor Spot League, Tuesdays.

Now-March 15: Youth Indoor Archery League, Thursdays.

Now-March 23: Public Shoot, Fridays.

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

Now-March 11: Diehard Challenge, 8-3 p.m., Sundays

Now-March 14: Winter indoor bow hunters league, Mon., Tue., Wed.

Now-March 15: Kids Instructional League, 7-8:15 p.m., Thurs.

Feb. 10-11: Valentine Shoot, 8-3:30 p.m.

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Twin Cities Rod & Gun Club, Schedule of events. For more info call Don Burrows, 920-419-6505.

April 14: 3D Archery Deck Shoot, 9-3 p.m.

May 19-20, June 16-17: 3D Archery Marked Yardage, 8-3 p.m.

July 21-22, Aug. 18-19: 3D Archery Shoot, 8-3 p.m.

Season Dates

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

Feb. 25: Lake Winnebago and upriver lakes sturgeon spearing season closes.

Feb. 28: Cottontail rabbit season closes.

March 1: Bass season closes upstream of the St. Croix Falls dam (C&R) and downstream (Prescott).

March 1: Lake Michigan and Green Bay tributaries Lake trout opener.

March 2: Leftover spring turkey tags will go on sale mid-March. Watch the DNR web site for sale dates and times.

March 3, 2018: Bald Eagle Day, Ferryville, Wis.

March 4: General inland game fish seasons close.

March 4: Green Bay game fish season closes on tributaries and ditches.

March 4: Muskrat and mink seasons close (statewide)

March 15: Beaver trapping season in Zone D closes.

March 15: Green Bay yellow perch season closes.

March 20: Crow season closes.

March 31: Otter (Central & South Zones) and beaver (Zone C) closure.

March 31: Trout opener on designated sections of some Lake Superior tributaries (see DNR regs).


March 10: Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club, Carry Class for The Deaf. For more info call Bob Amey, 651-336-8380.

April 12: Clear Waters TU Seminar, 7 p.m., Lazy Monk Eau Claire. For more info call Jim Erickson, 715-559-1864.

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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.


Feb. 24: Lake Noquebay Fish-A-Rama, 6-4 p.m., Timberline Resort, Crivitz. For more info call 715-927-0184.

Special Events

Feb. 24: Rib Mountain Bowmen Sportman’s Outdoor Gear Re-Sale, 9-4 p.m., Wausau. For more info call Paul Shore, 715-675-6757.

March 10: Fox Valley Muzzeloaders Sportsman’s Sale, 8:30-2 p.m., Monarch Gardens, Appleton. For more info call Len Doran, 920-570-4541.

March 10: Adell Sportsmen Club Rummage Sale, 9-1:30 p.m., Adell Fire Hall. For more info call Hippo, 920-917-5815.

April 21: Navarino Nature Center Trail Fun Run/Walk. For more info call Julie Wilber, 715-758-6999.

June 8-10: TU Fly Fishing School, Ranch Rudolf, Traverse City, MI. For more info call Scott Smith, 517-265-8068.


Feb. 24-25: Historical Trade Fair, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Sunnyview Expo Building, Winnebago County Fairgrounds, Oshkosh. For more info call 920-233-5332.

March 2-3: North Central WI Gun collectors Assoc. Show, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 8-4 p.m., East Gate Hall, Marathon Park, Wausau. For more info call Fred Yulga, 715-443-2825.

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

March 16-17: 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: Gun & Sporting Collectible Show, 8-3:30 p.m., Izaak Walton Lodge, Stevens Point. For more info call Rich Mrozinski, 715-343-2625.

March 23-25: 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. 23-24, July 6-7: Iron River, Community Center.

March 9-10: Loyal American Legion, Loyal


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.

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 Al Falk, 608-290-8829.

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.

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