Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 24, 2018


Aug. 25: Waukesha County Conservation Alliance, Conservation & Habitat Shoot, Fundraiser, 9-3 p.m., Wern Valley Sportsman Club. For more info call Al Shook, 262-968-2598.

Aug. 27: Watertown DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Watertown Turner Hall. For more info call 920-261-1538.

Sept. 4: DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Belmont Convention Center. For more info call Arnie Roper, 608-778-2666.

Sept. 6: Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 4E Banquet, 5 p.m., Shooters Restaurant, Plover. For more info call Kim Foster, 715-341-8880.

Sept. 6: West Central WI Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Jake’s Northwoods, Sparta. For more info call Robert, 715-214-7098.

Sept. 6: Dunn County Fish & Game Banquet, 5 p.m., at the Club. For more info call 715-235-3840.

Sept. 8: Coulee Region Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Fox Hollow Golf Course, La Crosse. For more info call Lucas, 608-317-9926.

Sept. 10: Necedah Area 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 p.m., Crystall Falls, New London. For more info call Ozzie Radtke, 920-250-2131.

Sept. 12: Grand River Marsh DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 351. For more info call Bob Foster, 920-918-5431.

Sept. 13: 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. 15: Burnett County WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ike Walton Lodge, Danbury. For more info call Ellen Chell, 715-417-0923.

Sept. 19: Stoddard/Genoa Area WTU Banquet, 6 p.m., Stoddard American Legion, Stoddard. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234.

Sept. 20: Southern Fountain City WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hilltop Bar & Saloon, Fountain City. For more info call Jim Hentges, 608-687-3732.

Sept. 20: Columbus WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Savanna Oaks Community Center, Fall River. For more info call Chris DeLapp, 608-429-4368.

Sept. 20: Tomorrow River PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Shooter’s, Plover. For more info call Tyrone Larson, 715-572-4722.

Sept. 22: Petenwell & Castle Rock Stewards Banquet, Petenwell County Park, Arkdale. For more info call Jim Murphy, 608-356-6537.

Sept. 24: Sun Prairie DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Angell Park Pavilion, Sun Prairie. For more info call Jeff Markstahler, 608-445-1272.

Sept. 27: Northwest Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shell Lake Art Center, Shell Lake. For more info call Dave Zaloudek, 715-520-7408.

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

Sept. 29: Sparta-Melrose-Mindoro WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Log Cabin, Bangor. For more info call John Kneifl, 608-857-3491.

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

Oct. 6: Roche-A-Cri WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Cedar Shack, Adams. For more info call Becky Kirsenlph, 608-564-3021.

Oct. 11: Crivity-High Falls WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rene’s Dining Room, Crivitz. For more info call Brent Wagner, 715-927-0108.

Oct. 13: New Lisbon Sports Club Banquet, New Lisbon Community Center. For more info call Dennis Gosda, 608-562-3808.

Oct. 15: Jefferson County PF Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Creamery 201, Fort Atkinson. For more info call Travis McDermott, 414-719-2005.

Oct 18: Marathon WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Rib River Ballroom, Marathon. For more info call Jim Richardson, 715-536-4912.

Oct. 18: Flambeau River RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Northwoods Supper Club, Fifield. For more info call Tony, 715-332-5121.

Oct. 20: Big 4+ WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Keyes Peak Ski Lodge, Florence. For more info call JoAnne Smith, 715-674-2020.

Oct. 25: Great Lakes WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Barkers Island Inn. Superior. For more info call Jim Shabert, 218-391-0470.

Oct. 25: Stevens Point WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shooters Dining & Recreation Facility, Plover. For more info call Marc Stalter, 715-572-6363.

Oct. 27: Land O’ Lakes WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagle River Inn, Eagle River. For more info call Candy Loppnow, 715-617-3496.

Oct. 27: Iowa County WTU Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Erik Miller, 608-574-4119.


Aug. 25: Dan & Connies Fishing Classic, 7-4 p.m., Sand Lake Pub, Phelps. For more info call Dan or Connie, 715-545-3200.

Sept. 2: Swen Musky Tournament, Hillside Resort, 8 a.m. For more info call Rob Andersen, 715-547-3646.

Sept. 8: North & south Twin Lakes Musky Tournament, 6-4 p.m., Northern Exposure Restaurant & Bar. For more info call Doug, 715-545-3555.

Oct. 5-7: 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.

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Upper Mississippi Bass Challenge. For more info call Rick Nemitz, 608-386-2733.

Sept. 8: Fountain City, WI, Pool 5 & 5a, boat landing.

Season Dates

Aug. 31: Bear dog training ends.

Sept. 1: Early goose season opens.

Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens.

Sept. 1: Lake sturgeon hook & line season opens on selected waters.

Sept. 5: Black bear (without dogs) season opens (Zone C)

Sept. 5: Black bear (without dogs) season opens (Zones A, B, & D)

Sept. 9: Bass season closes on St. Croix River upstream of St. Croix Falls Dam.

Sept. 10: Catch and Release bass season opens on St. Croix River upstream of St. Croix Falls Dam.

Sept. 12: Black bear (Zones A, B, & D, with dogs & other legal methods) season opens.

Sept. 15: Ruffed grouse (Zone A) full turkey archery crossbow deer, and crow seasons opens.

Sept. 15: Cottontail rabbit (North Zone) gray and fox squirrel season opens.

Sept. 15: Early goos season closes

Sept. 22: Woodcock season opens.

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

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

Oct. 31: Halloween – Halloween hikes the weekend of Oct. 27-28 and other weekends at various state properties.

Women’s Programs 

Aug. 24-26: Wisconsin State Women in the Outdoors, Camp Anokijig, Plymouth. For more info call Dina Rundell, 608-235-4782.


Sept. 14-15: North Central Wisconsin Gun Collectors Assn., Fri. 3-8-p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m., Merrill Expo Bldg. For more info call Fred Yulga, 715-443-2825.

Sept. 28-29: Westfield Lions Club Gun Show, Fri. noon-9 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m. For more info call Carl Brakebush, 608-296-3828.

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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.

Aug. 24-25: 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. 7-8: Barron County Fairgrounds.

Sept. 28-29: Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds.


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.

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Sandhill Wildlife Area Events. Box 156, Babcock, WI 54413. For more info call 715-884-2437or www.friendsofsandhill.com

Sept. 15: Basics of Photography, 9:30-12:30 p.m.

Oct. 27: Crane Watch, 3 p.m.


Sept. 22-23: Viking Bow & Gun Club, Shoot, 10-4 p.m. For more info call Lee Evenson, 920-775-4517.

Sept. 23: Dells Rifle Club Shoot, 9:30-4 p.m. For more info call Adam Watson, 608-697-0664.

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New London Bowhunters Schedule of Events, N5433 Old Hwy 45, New London WI. For more info call Greg Eidenberger, 920-851-0454.

Aug.: Two 3D Leagues.

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Menomonie Archery Club, Shoot Schedule, 608 Crestview Ct. Menomonie, WI. For more info call Mike, 715-308-5437.

Aug. 25-26: 3D Shoots.

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Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association. Schedule of shoots. For more info call Todd Gallaty, 651-373-4202.

Sept. 2: Archery 3D Courses, 8-2 p.m.

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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. 1: Archery Shoots.

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Buck Trail Archers Schedule of shoots. For more info call Dave Caldwell, 262-763-9656. or

Now-Sept. 11: 3D Targets, Tues.

Aug. 25-26: Mr. Howie Memorial Shoot, 8-3:30 p.m.

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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. 26: Shoot, 8-3 p.m.

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

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