Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 14, 2018


Sept. 15: Jackson County PF Banquet, 6 p.m., Cascades Manor House, Jackson. For info,  Ben Beaman, 313-418-4341.

Sept. 21: North Central RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Quality Inn, West Branch. For info, Bruce Barlow, 989-385-5618.

Sept. 22: German American Marksmanship Club Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Auburn Hills. For info, James Binder, 586-979-9128.

Sept. 24: Grand Traverse WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Boone’s Long Lake Inn, Traverse City. For info,  Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Sept. 29: Hesperia WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King, Hesperia. For info, Brad Harrald, 231-450-0216.

Sept. 29: Thumb Chapter #101 PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Franklin Inn, Bad Axe. For info, Bill Tepper, 989-551-9153.

Sept. 29: Eaton County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall. For info, Gary Pruden, 517-204-7473.

Oct. 6: Ruby Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ruby Creek Conservation Club, Branch. For info, Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Oct. 9: Allegan Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Silo, Allegan. For info, Blain Becktold, 616-502-0881.

Oct. 20: Scottville Optimist Club Banquet, 6 p.m. at the Club. Info, Diane Watts, 231-462-3623.

Oct. 20: Kaleva WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kaleva Tavern, Kaleva. Info, Andy Robak, 231-362-3161.

Oct. 20: Huron County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ubly Fox Club, Bad Axe. Info, Greg Talaski, 989-550-4620.

Oct. 20: Sebewaing DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Unionville American Legion Hall. Info, Kirk Dutcher, 989-977-0348.

Oct. 24: Clio Chapter WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Five One Athletics, Clio. Info, Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

Oct. 27: Mid-Michigan RMEF Banquet, Mt. Pleasant. Info, John Stow, 989-386-5197.

Nov. 8: Saginaw Valley RMEF Banquet, West Branch. Info, Dan Johnson, 989-312-2315.

Season Dates

Sept.14: Bear season opens in Baldwin North BMU

Sept 14-17: Elk hunt period 1 resumes

Sept. 15: Ruffed grouse, rabbit, hare & squirrel season opens.

Sept. 15: Fall turkey season opens.

Sept. 16: Bear season opens in Baldwin South, Red Oak and Gladwin BMUs

Sept. 22: Woodcock season opens

Sept. 22-23: Early antlerless firearm season

Sept. 22-23: Liberty Hunt 

Sept. 28-Oct. 1: Elk hunt period 1 resumes

Sept. 30: Trout season ends.

Sept. 30: Crow season ends.

Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens.

Oct. 1: Raccoon trapping season opens.

Oct. 10: Pheasant regular season opens in Zone 1.

Oct. 10: Sharp-tailed grouse season opens.

Oct. 15: Fox (gray and red) hunting season opens.

Oct. 15: Fox and coyote trapping seasons open.

Oct. 20: Pheasant season opens in Zones 2 & 3

Oct. 20: Quail season opens


Oakland County Sportsmen’s Club, Clarkston. For info contact 248-623-0444 or visit ocsclub.org

Monday: FITA, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Indoors, Cricket, 7 p.m.

Sept. 25: Flint Round, 10 wks, 7 p.m.

Oct. 3: Instructional/Township, 4-8 p.m.

Dec. 2: FITA League, 6 p.m.

Dec. 3: Traditional League, 9 a.m. & 7 p.m.

Dec. 4: Animal League, 7 p.m.

Dec. 5: NFAA League, 9:30 a.m.

Dec. 6: NFAA League, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 7: NFAA, 8 p.m.

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Dundee Sportsman’s Club, 2300 Plank Road, Dundee,. For info call 734-777-2719.

Sunday: 4th Sunday, 3-D Archery

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Lone Eagle Bowmen Shoots. Reg. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For info call Matt Williams, 330-575-0744.

Sept. 16: Bowhunter Warmup.

Special Events 

Now – October: Puppy Fair, 2nd Sunday of each month, 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Multi-Lakes Conservation Association, Commerce Township. For info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.

Multi Lakes Conservation Association, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township. For info call Glenn Kruckenberg, 248-363-9109 or www.multilakes.com

Sunday: Country breakfast, 2nd Sunday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon.

Tuesday: Bingo, 6:30 p.m.

Friday: Fish Fry, 5:30-8 p.m. 


Sept. 23: Antique & Modern Firearms show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chief Okemos Sportsman’s Club, Dimondale. For more info call 517-646-0681. 

Oct. 12-13: Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club Show: Fri. 4-9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Siskiwit Hall, Calumet. For info call Bruce Harter, 906-337-2470.

Shooting Sports

Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, For info call 810-231-1811.

Every Tuesday: Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk.

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Multi-Lakes Conservation Association 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township. For info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.

Sporting Clays:

Thursday: 3 p.m.-dusk.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday: Noon-dusk 

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Rockford Sportsman’s Club, 11115 Northland Drive. For info call 616-866-4273 or checkout www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com

First Saturday of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot.

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Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, Open to Public. For info call Dale Statson, 248-321-9503.

Wednesday: 9 a.m-9 p.m.

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Chesaning Area Conservation Club, 13750 Baldwin Rd., Chesaning. For info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.

Wednesday: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.

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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association, 6777 Cline Road. For info call 810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com

Every Thursday Night: Indoor Pistol Shoot.

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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dexter.

Tuesday: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.

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West Walker Sportsman Club, 0-601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids. For info call Patrick Murray, 616-453-5081.

All Year: Open 7 days a week.


Sept. 24-27: American Legion Post 125 Hunter Ed Class, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Birch Run American Legion. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-233-3866.

Oct. 21: Fraternal Order of Eagles Hunter Ed, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Durand. For info call Herb Pickell, 989-233-3866.

Women’s Programs

Sept. 15: Women on Target, Looking Glass River Sportsman Club, Laingsburg. For info call 989-729-6510.


Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For info call Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.

Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For info call John Wilde, 734-646-6132.

Metro-West Steelheaders meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For info call Bill King, 734-420-4481.

Dwight Lydell Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. 7 p.m., Belmont. For info contact Tom Watson, twwatson@comcast.net

Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club meets 2nd Sunday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For info call 248-321-9503.

Mid-Michigan United Sportsman Alliance meets 2nd Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Twin Ponds Sport Shop, Stanton. For info call Dave Bean, 989-831-4890.

Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except December, 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For info call Terry Pickard, 248-520-0116.

Huron Valley Steelheaders meets 3rd Thursday of every month. American Legion Post #200 For info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.

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