Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – April 5, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers 

April 5: Indianhead Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Florian Gardens Conference Center, Eau Claire. For more info call Rita, 715-828-6946.

April 6: Wisconsin South WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sheraton Madison Hotel, Madison. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-2234.

April 6: Durand WTU Banquet, 5:15 p.m., Durand Rod & Gun Club, Durand. For more info call Mike Robelia, 715-672-5595.

April 6: Superior Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, Superior. For more info call Brian, 715-919-1103.

April 6: Stockbridge Harbor Fishing Club Banquet, 5:30 p.m. for more info call Dennis Cook, 920-968-9175.

April 9: Between the Lakes Muskies Inc, Sheboygan County. For more info call Kevin Rovtvedt, 920-602-1419.

April 10: Madison Friends of NRA Banquet, Rex’s InnKeeper, Waunakee. For more info call Brian, 608-335-8998.

April 10: LaCrosse County Conservation Alliance Banquet, 6 p.m., Drugans Supper Club, Holmen. For more info call Marc Schultz, 608-781-1662.

April 11: Waukesha WWA Banquet, Golden Mast Inn, Okauchee. For more info call Don Patzfahl, 262-719-0235.

April 11: Fond du Lac PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Fond du Lac. For more info call John Smedberg, 920-979-9006.

April 11: Ladies of the Kettles Banquet, 5 p.m., Millhome Supper Club, Kiel. For more info call Vickie Feldmann, 920-876-4039.

April 12: St. Clair WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, St. Clair. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

April 12: Copper Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Michigan Tech University. For more info call Ed. 908-231-6004.

April 13: Rangeland WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., County Memorial Building, Hurley. For more info call Greg Bugni, 715-561-2029.

April 13: Whitetails Unlimited Spring Banquet, 5 p.m., River Edge Golf Course, Marshfield. For more info call 800-274-5471.

April 13: Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Whitetail Inn, St. Germain. For more info call Dale Peterson, 715-542-2366.

April 13: Price County Friends of NRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Club 13, Phillips. For more info call Mike, 715-339-3456.

April 13: Lake Country RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Turtle Back Golf Center, Rice Lake. For more info call Peggy Lundmark, 715-822-2015.

April 13: Whitetails of Wisconsin, 8 a.m., The Three Bears Resort, Warrens. For more info call Marsha Bertram, 608-341-9520.

April 13: Fox River Walleyes for Tomorrow, 4:30 p.m., City Inn, Berlin. For more info call George Francek, 920-290-2124.

April 13: Clintonville DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Northwinds Banquet Hall, Marion. For more info call Tina Flanagan, 715-823-5040.

April 13: North Clark NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Quonset Hall. For more info call Rich Kodl, 715-669-3913.

April 16: Wisconsin Smallmouth Alliance LTD Banquet, 5 p.m., Maple Tree Restaurant, McFarland. For more info call Mike Simon, 608-334-4448.

April 17: Spencer WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Club, Marshfield. For more info call Vic Stini, 715-650-8057.

April 17; Southwest WI PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Banfields Swiss Haus. For more info call Bruce Kroll, 608-642-2409.

April 20: Neillsville WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, Neillsville. For more info call Jill Artac, 715-456-7395.

April 25: Big Snow Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Aurora Club, Ironwood, MI. For more info call Nicole, 906-364-0905.

April 27: Lake Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Village at 170, Kohler. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548.

April 27: Burnett County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, Grantsburg. For more info call Ellen Chell, 715-417-0923.

April 27: Burnett County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., T-Dawgs-CREX Convention Center, Grantsburg. For more info call Ellen Chell, 715-417-0923.

April 27: Rhinelander Area Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hodag Banquet Center, Rhinelander. For more info call Lynne, 715-493-6517.

April 29: Marinette county TU Banquet, Embers 1871, Peshtigo. For more info call Dale Lange, 715-582-1135.

April 30: East Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tanner’s Sports Grill & Bar, Kimberly. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548.

Season Dates

April 14: Lake sturgeon C&R season closes on portions of St. Louis, Nemadji, & Mississippi rivers. (See regs).

April 15: “Leash law” for dogs begins on state land and federal WPA’s. See DNR reg for exceptions.

April 17: Wild turkey season opens in Period A.

April 23: Wild turkey season closes in Period A. 

April 24: Wild turkey season opens in Period B.

April 27: Trout and salmon season opens on selected border waters with Michigan & Minnesota (see DNR regs)

April 30: Wild turkey season closes in Period B.

April 30: Beaver (Zone A & B) trapping (tentative), and otter (North Zone) trapping seasons close.

April 30: Lake Michigan yellow perch season closes.

May 1: Wild turkey season opens in Period C.

May 3: Early catch & release inland trout season closes.

May 4: Frog season opens.

May 4: General fishing opener (walleye, sauger, northern pike, inland trout, southern zone muskie, largemouth bass, catfish, northern zone C&R only for smallmouth bass, see regs on boundary waters)

May 7: Wild turkey season closes in Period C.

May 8: Wild turkey season opens in Period D.

May 14: Wild turkey season closes in Period D.

May 15: Wild turkey season opens in Period E.

May 15: Muskie season opens on WI/MI border waters.

May 20: Green Bay yellow perch season opens (bag limit of 15)

May 21: Wild turkey season closes in Period E.

May 22: Wild turkey season opens in Period F.

May 25: Northern zone, WI/MN border, Green Bay & Lake Mich waters muskie season opens (see regs)

May 25: Bass season opens on St. Croix River upstream from St. Croix Falls dam and downstream from the St. Croix Falls dam to the Hwy 10 bridge at Prescott.

May 28: Wild turkey season closes in Period F.

Tournament/Contest

May 31, June 1-2: Western Lake Superior Trolling Assoc. JAWS Fishing Derby, Barkers Island Superior. For more info call Jim Vanlandschoot, 218-591-0295.

Shows

Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows 2019. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Ray Kangas, 715-372-4654.

April 26-28: Ashland, Civic Center.

May 31-June 1: Stevens Point/Arnott, Arnott Lions Community Park.

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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.

April 5-6: Lacrosse, All Star Lanes Banquet Center.

May 3-4: Rice Lake, Barron County Fairgrounds.

Education/Seminars

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.

Archery/Shoots.

April 13-14, June 15-16, Aug. 10-11: Sauk Prairie Bowhunters, 8-3 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Paul Nurkala, 414-202-7111.

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Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club Schedule of Events.13804 Jambo Creek Road, Mishicot, WI. For more info call Dave, 920-323-0127.

April 13: Brat Fry, 10-5 p.m.

April 27-28: Spring Archery Tournament, 8-4 p.m.

May 5-6: Summer Archery League Starts, Sun. 8-noon, Mon. 4 p.m.

Aug. 17-18: Fall Archery Tournament, Sat. 8-4 p.m., Sun. 8-4 p.m.

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Outagamie Conservation Club Inc, Shoots, N3502 Mayflower Drive, Hortonville. For more info call John Wilharms, 920-585-0890.

April 13: 9-3 p.m. Shoot.

May 4: 8 a.m., ASA Style 3D.

June 15: 9-3 p.m., 3D Shoot.

July 20: 6 p.m., “Under the Lights”

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

Now-June 18: Industrial League, 5 p.m., Tuesdays.

April 6-7: Paw Thaw, 8-4 p.m.

April 27-28: Spring Warm Up, 8-4 p.m.

June 22-23: Traditional Shoot, 8-4 p.m.

Aug. 24-25: Mr. Howie Memorial Shoot, 8-4 p.m.

July 9-Sept. 10: Bow Hunters Warm Up. 5 p.m. til dusk.

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Winooski Bowmen Clubhouse Schedule of Events, N6744 Sportsmen Lane, Plymouth, WI. For more info call Bill Phillips, 920-889-6956.

April 27: Memorial Shoot & Brat Fry, 9-5 p.m.

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

April 27-28, July 20-21, Aug. 24-25: Open 3D Shoot.

July 27-28: Traditional only Shoot.

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Sparta Rod & Gun Club. Archery Schedule. For more info call John Katrana, 608-343-9022 or www.spartarg.com

April 27: Traditional Archery Shoot, 8:30 a.m.

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Horicon Marsh Bowmen Shoots. For more info, go to www.horiconmarshbowmen.com or call Dave Kottwitz, 920-948-4085.

July 13-14: Traditional 3D Shoot.

Meetings

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

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.

Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info call Herschel Wickert, 920-261-7224.

Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin meets the 2nd Wed. of each month, 7 p.m., 5th St. Yacht Club, Racine. A guest speaker each month.

Winnebago Conservation Club. Meets 3rd Tues of each month, Omarro’s Public House, Oshkosh. Call Betty Brochert, 920-688-3122.

Sheboygan Walleye Club meets the 3rd Tues. of each month, Crossroads Bar & Grill, Sheboygan.  For info call Chris Gasser, 920-994-9057.

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.

Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin meets the 2nd Wed. of Jan, Feb, Mar, May, Oct, and Nov., Thunder Bay Grille, Pewaukee. For more info Kurt Ketcham, 262-490-2362.

Dodge County Pheasants Forever. Meets Monthly. For more info on when & were call Jerry Tribbey, 920-344-5723.

Fishermen Club meets every 3rd Tues. of month, Sept.-June, 7 p.m., Sheboygan Outboard Club. Open to the public. For more info call Lyle Peshkar, 920-452-9669.

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.

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.

A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info call Tom Wilhelms, 920-923-5891.

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. 

Abbotsford Sportsmen’s Club meets 2nd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Clubhouse. For more info call Rob Beran, 715-223-4363.

Sheboygan Area Great Lakes Sport Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring meetings. For more info call Annmarie Kotuku 608-266-2952

Horicon Marsh Hunting Retriever Club. Meets Monday at Hustisford and Thurs. at Fond du Lac. For more info www.hmhrc.org

Manitowoc Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Thurs. 6:30 p.m., Cabin #1 Lincoln Park, Manitowoc. For more info call Glenn Pfeffer, 920-684-9050.

Prime Water Anglers meets the 3rd Mon. of every month at Lakeside Bar, Stevens Point.Call Jeff Rautio, 715-340-5455.

Yahara Fishing Club, meets 2nd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m. For more info call Gerald King, 608-513-8573.

Badger Fly Fishers, meets 4th Mon of each month thru May, 7 p.m., Maple Tree restaurant, McFarland. For more info call Bob Harrison, 608-233-7480.

Wisconsin Fishing Club. Meets every 2 & 4th Mon. of the month, Grainger’s, Greenfield. For more info call Ray Letourneau, 414-258-3530.

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.

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.

Rock Valley Anglers, Southern Chapter. Meets the 3rd Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Boundaries Bar & Grill, Birch Room. For info call, Charlotte, 608-421-2982.

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