Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – April 12, 2019


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 25: Big Snow Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Aurora Club, Ironwood. For more info call Nicole, 906-384-0905.

April 25: Grand Haven Steelheaders Fundraiser, 6 p.m., Grand Haven VFW Hall. For more info call Rich Wilson, 517-676-2920.

April 27: Lenawee County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 180, Hudson. For more info call 517-563-8726.

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 3: Grand Valley Friends of NRA Banquet, Highlands. For more info call Sandy Mucci, 239-777-4616.

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

Season Dates

April 14: Beaver trapping seasons end (units A&B)

April 22: Spring turkey season opens.

April 27: Trout season opens.

April 27: Pike and walleye seasons open in the LP.

May 15: Pike and walleye seasons open in the UP.

May 25: Catch and keep bass season opens statewide except on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers

May 31: Spring turkey season ends.


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.

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.

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

Sunday: 4th Sunday, 3-D Archery

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. 

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

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

Special Events 

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. 


May 4: MMA Walleye Tournament, 6 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Dick Beaudry, 810-531-8820.

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.


April 25: Grand Haven Steelheaders Spring Meeting, 6 p.m., Grand Haven VFW Hall. For more info call Rich Wilson, 517-676-2920. 

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. For info call 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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