Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 20, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Jan. 11, 2020: Tri-Cities WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Grand, Essexville. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

Jan. 11, 2020: MI State Council PF Convention and Banquet, 8 a.m., Eagle Eye Conference Center, Bath. For more info call Clay Ottoni, 313-418-4341.

Jan. 18, 2020: Hillman WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hillman Community Center, Hillman. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

Jan. 20, 2020: Traverse City WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Boones Long Lake Inn, Traverse City. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Jan. 25, 2020: Northern Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club #1825, Gaylord. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

Jan. 25, 2020: Michigan West WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., English Hills Event Center, Comstock Park. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Jan. 25, 2020: Jackson/Calhoun County PF Banquet, 6 p.m., Cascades Manor House, Jackson. For more info call Clay Ottoni, 313-418-4341.

Feb. 1, 2020: Newaygo WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cronk’s, Newaygo. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 1, 2020: Midland WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Midland Armory, Midland. For more info call Randy Raymond, 989-465-1648.

Feb. 5, 2020: Pine River WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Elks Lodge, Alma. For more info call Mike Fisher, 989-681-3624.

Feb. 8, 2020: Michigan WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Radisson Hotel, Lansing. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 8, 2020: Alzheimer’s Association Wild Game Dinner, 5 p.m., Crystal Gardens Banquet Hall, Howell. For more info call Tom Salisbury, 517-404-9649.

Feb. 8, 2020: Roscommon Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Roscommon. For more info call Ron Alden, 989-239-6517.

Feb. 12, 2020: Kalamazoo WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Fountains, Parchment. For more info call Dave Wilkins, 269-377-3149.

Feb. 14, 2020: Pinconning Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pinconning Cheese House, Pinconning. For more info call Paul Kaczmarek, 989-313-0548.

Feb. 15, 2020: Ionia WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Steele Street Hall, Ionia. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 21, 2020: Clare/Harrison WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lions Club, Harrison. For more info call Margaret Zelinski, 810-618-1681.

Feb. 22, 2020: West Branch WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, West Branch. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

Feb. 25, 2020: Frankenmuth/Reese/Birch Run WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zehnders of Frankenmuth. For more info call Ron Ross, 989-798-0960.

Feb. 28, 2020: Bay City Western WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Forest Edge, Auburn. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

Feb. 29, 2020: Mason County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Feb. 29, 2020: Lapeer Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lapeer County Center Building, Lapeer. For more info call Jeremy Keefer, 810-691-7176.

March 3, 2020: Spring Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Spring Lake Country Club, Spring Lake. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 6-7, 2020: Livingston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Woodshire Place, Fowlerville. For more info call Jennifer DeGrandchamp, 517-404-3245.

March 7, 2020: Yellow Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Chestnut Ridge Resort, Blairsville. For more info call Stick Lawson, 724-479-2754.

March 14, 2020: Caro WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Caro. For more info call Dean Burkel, 989-550-3223.

March 14, 2020: St. Joseph WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sturgis. For more info call Travis Everitt, 269-625-0698.

March 18, 2020: Northwest Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hagerty Center, Traverse City. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 18, 2020: Romeo/Washington WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Capital Banquet Center, Washington. For more info call Art Rienas, 989-269-6237.

March 19, 2020: Mecosta County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles 2335, Big Rapids. For more info call Randy LaPreze, 231-349-1395.

March 21, 2020: Decatur WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Decatur. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 21, 2020: Cedar Springs WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Cedar Springs. For more info call Brian Egan, 616-291-5335.

March 21, 2020: Sunrise Side WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Posen Community Center. For more info call Mark Lewandowki, 989-766-9254.

March 27, 2020: Calhoun County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cedar Crest Banquet Center, Marshall. For more info call Jan Barnes, 269-963-3188.

March 28, 2020: White River WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Double J Back Forty, Rothbury. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

March 28, 2020: Chesaning WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Chesaning Conservation Club, Chesaning. For more info call Chris Sloan, 989-284-9193.

April 4, 2020: Stockbridge WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion #510, Stockbridge. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 4, 2020: West Huron WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pigeon Event Center, Pigeon. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

April 11, 2020: Shelby WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Shelby Optimist Club, Shelby. For more info call Dustin Waller, 231-861-5599.

April 11, 2020: Tustin WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kettunen Center, Tustin. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 18, 2020: Kaleva WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kaleva Tavern, Kaleva. For more info call Andy Robak, 231-362-3161.

April 18, 2020: Houghton WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse, Houghton Lake. For more info call Dave Denboer, 989-429-0822.

May 2, 2020: Jackson Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Gene Davis & Sons Banquet Center, Jackson. For more info call Tom Cure, 517-524-6669.

Shows

Jan. 5, 2020: Winter Firearms Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chief Okemos Sportsman’s Club. For more info call 517-646-0681. 

Jan. 18-26, 2020: Detroit Boat Show: Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun.-Mon. 11-6; Tues.-Fri.,  3-9; Cobo Center. For more info call Liz Szlaga, 734-261-0123.

Feb. 14-23, 2020: Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show, Indiana State Fairgrounds. For more info call 765-641-7712.

Feb. 20-23, 2020: Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo, Indiana State Fairgrounds. For more info call 765-641-7712.

March 12-15, 2020: Novi Boat Show: Thurs.-Fri., 2-9 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11-6 ;  Suburban Collection Showplace. For more info call Liz Szlaga, 734-261-0123.

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.

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.

Archery

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

Sunday: 4th Sunday, 3-D Archery.

Season Dates

Dec. 20: Middle Zone goose season closes

Dec. 22: Muzzleloading deer season ends in Zone 3.

Dec. 28-29: South Zone – ducks, coots merganser, goose season

Dec. 31: Bass possession season closes.

Dec. 31: Muskie season closes, Lake St. Clair & St. Clair & Detroit Rivers.

Dec. 31: Pure Michigan Hunt application period closes

Jan. 1: Deer archery season closes

Jan. 1: Pheasant (male only) season closes, Zone 3

Jan. 1: Ruffed grouse late season closes

Jan. 1: Bobcat hunting season opens; all units

Jan. 1: Spring turkey application period opens 

Jan. 11: Bobcat hunting season closes; units E&F

Jan. 15-19: Late elk season (if necessary)

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. 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.

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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