Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – March 1, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers.

March 1-2: Livingston County WTU Banquet, Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m. Woodshire Place, Fowlerville. For more info call Jennifer DeGrandchamp, 517-404-3245.

March 2: Dowagiac WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Dowagiac Conservation Club, Dowagiac. For more info call Rick Ivens, 269-782-0896.

March 2: Portland Chapter DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Eagle Township Banquet Hall. For more info call Michael Aungst, 517-706-7233.

March 2: QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Barryton Community Hall. For more info call Kasey Thren, 231-598-3200.

March 5: Spring Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Spring Lake Country Club, Spring Lake. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 8: Clare/Harrison WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lions Club, Harrison. For more info call Margo Zelinski, 810-618-1681.

March 8: Chesaning/Shiawassee River DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Albee Twp Community Center. For more info call Cindy Zietz-Lemaire, 989-865-6883.

March 9: St. Joseph WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sturgis. For more info call Travis Everitt, 269-625-0698.

March 9: Cedar Springs WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Cedar Springs. For more info call Brian Egan, 616-291-5335.

March 9: West Central Ohio WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Mercer County Fairgrounds, Junior Fair Building, Celina. For more info call Steve Feathers, 765-702-3209.

March 9: Caro Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Caro. For more info call Dean Burkel, 989-550-3223.

March 9: Timber Ghost NWTF Banquet, St. Marys Catholic Church Parish Hall, Morrice. For more info call Jason DeFrenn, 810-625-7567.

March 9: St. Clair County PF Banquet, 3 p.m., Perch Point Conservation Club. For more info call Bob Watson, 810-324-2853.

March 9: Battle Creek NWTF Banquet, Riverside Golf Club, Battle Creek. For more info call Dan Garrett, 269-626-8989.

March 13: Michigan Northwest WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hagerty Conference Center. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 13: Romeo/Washington WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Capital Banquet Center, Washington. For more info call Art Rienas, 989-269-6237.

March 14: Mecosta WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles 2335, Big Rapids. For more info call Randy LaPreze, 231-349-1395.

March 16: Decatur WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Decatur. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 16: Sunrise Side WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Posen Community Center, Posen. For more info call Mark Lewandowki, 989-766-9254.

March 16: Newaygo Valley NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Newaygo Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Terilynn Riley, 616-799-3185.

March 16: QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Montcalm County Fairgrounds. For more info call Michael Myers, 989-613-0670.

March 22: Bay City Western WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Forest Edge, Auburn. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

March 23: Michigan South WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Kalamazoo Radisson, Kalamazoo. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 23: Friends of West Walker Sportsman’s Club Banquet, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Jim Rosin, 616-453-5081.

March 23: Muskegon Bowmen Archery Club, Wild Game Dinner, at the Clubhouse. For more info call Don Ritter, 231-744-3735.

March 26: Dundee WTU 5:30 p.m., Old Mill, Dundee. For more info call Scott Heck, 734-216-5601.

March 29: Calhoun WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cedar Crest Banquet Center, Marshall. For more info call Jan Barnes, 269-963-3188.

March 30: Chesaning Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Chesaning Area Conservation Club, Chesaning. For more info call Chris Sloan, 989-284-9193.

April 6: West Huron WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Pigeon. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

April 6: Hale WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Plainfield Township Hall, Hale. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

April 6: Lakeshore Friends of the NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington. For more info call Stan Bennette, 231-690-1190.

April 6: Alzheimer’s Assoc. Wild Game Dinner, 5 p.m., Crystal Gardens Banquet Hall. For more info call Tom Salisbury, 517-404-9649.

April 12: Zanesville Friends of NRA Banquet, 6 p.m., Prophets Park, Zanesville. For more info call 740-674-6364.

April 12; Saginaw Bay WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Bay City. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

April 13: Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse, Houghton Lake. For more info call Dave DenBoer, 989-202-4655.

April 13: Iosco County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Rushman Hall, East Tawas. For more info call Mike Westcott, 989-310-0760.

April 13: Sanilac WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Woodland Hills Golf Club, Sandusky. For more info call Rick Mazei, 810-414-4371.

April 13: Ravenna Conservation Club Banquet, at the Clubhouse, Ravenna. For more info call Ken Borgman, 231-750-3600.

April 13: QDMA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Lenawee County Fair Grounds, Agriculture Bldg. For more info call Cory Franceus, 734-787-2300.

April 19-20: Tustin Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kettunen Center, Tustin. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 20: Kaleva WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kaleva Tavern, Kaleva. For more info call Andy Robakr, 231-362-3161.

April 20: Shelby WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Shelby Optimists Club, Shelby. For more info call Dustin Waller, 231-861-5599.

April 25: Atlanta WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Canada Creek Ranch, Atlanta. For more info call Eric Johnson, 989-785-4201.

April 27: Lenawee County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 180, Hudson. For more info call 517-563-8126.

April 27: Elk Country NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Comins Eagles. For more info call Frank Darling, 989-848-5234.

May 3: Isabella WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Parish Hall, Mt. Pleasant. For more info call Scott Zeneberg, 989-289-0141.

May 4: Chelsea WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chelsea Community Fairgrounds, Chelsea. For more info call Jamie Bolinger, 734-433-1831.

May 11: Eaton County QDMA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church. For more info call Dave Yeomans, 269-838-3532.

Season Dates

March 1: Bobcat (Units A, B, C) & fox hunting seasons end.

March 1: Permanent ice shanties must be removed from southern LP lakes.

March 1: Muskrat, mink, coyote and fox trapping season end.

March 1: Badger trapping season (Zone 3) ends.

March 15: Pike, muskie, & walleye seasons end (except on LP Great Lakes and connecting waters)

March 15; Permanent ice shanty removal deadline, northern LP lakes.

March 15: Pike and muskie spearing season ends.

March 31: Permanent ice shanties must be removed from UP lakes. 

March 31: Beaver, otter (unit C), and raccoon trapping seasons end

March 31: Base hunting licenses expire

March 31: Fishing licenses expire

March 31: Cottontail rabbit and/or snowshoe hare, crow, squirrel (fox/gray) seasons end

Special Events 

March 23: Great Lakes Bay Steelheaders, Auction, noon, Midland VFW Hall. For more info call Dave Rummel, 989-205-5984.

April 13: Knight at the Faire Auction, 4 p.m. For more info call Stephanie Cleeves, 989-335-3321.

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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. 

Shooting Sports

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 (except November): Cowboy Action Shoot.

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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.

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Big Bear Sportsman’s Club, for more info call Dave Somset, 231-362-3103.

Every Sunday: Shooting 5-Stand & Trap, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

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

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

Archery 

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.

March 10: 3-D Shoot Indoor, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 14: 3-D Shoot Outdoor, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

May 1: 3-D League, 4 p.m.

May 1: Youth 3-D Instructional League, 5 p.m.

May 2: Field & Hunter League, 9 a.m. & 4 p.m.

May 7: 3-D League, 9 a.m. & 4 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

Shows

March 2: Sportsman’s Swap Meet & Gun Show, 9-2:30 p.m., Perch Point Conservation Club. For more info call Harry, 810-278-5630.

Dog Events

March-Oct: “Puppy Fair” Multi Lakes Conservation Club, Commerce Twp. 2nd Sun. each Month 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For more info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.

\Meetings 

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.

Multi-Lakes Conservation Association meets every 3rd Wednesday of every month except November, 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109. 

Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. Info Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.

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.

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.

Wayne County Quail Forever meets the fourth Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Flat Rock Rec. Center, I-75 & Gibraltar Rd. For info call Ed Moore, 734-782-0329 or 734-771-5607.

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

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