Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – May 7, 2021


May 1: Bear and elk permit application period begins

May 15: Walleye, sauger, pike and muskie seasons open in the Upper Peninsula

May 29: Catch-and-keep bass season opens statewide except Lake St. Clair and the Detroit and St. Clair rivers.

May 31: Spring wild turkey season ends.

June 1: Bear and elk application period ends.

June 5: Muskie season opens on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers.

June 12-13:  Free Fishing Weekend.

June 19:  Catch-and-keep bass season opens on lake St. Clair and the Detroit and St. Clair rivers.

July 1: Fall wild turkey permit application period begins.

July 8: Dog training season opens.

July 15: Antlerless deer permit application period begins.

Aug. 1: Reserved waterfowl hunt application period begins.

Aug. 1: Fall wild turkey permit appliccation period ends. 


May 7: WTU Clare/Harrison Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lions Club, Harrison. For more info call Margaret Heisler, 810-618-1681.

May 7: WTU Mason County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

May 8: WTU Midland County Chapter Banquet,  5 p.m., Great Hall, Midland. For more info call Randy Raymond, 989-465-1648.

May 8: WTU West Branch Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, West Branch. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

May 12: WTU White River Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Double JJ Back Forty, Rothbury. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

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

May 21 & 22: WTU Northern Michigan Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Eagles Club, Gaylord. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481.

May 22: WTU Michigan West Deer Camp, 4 p.m., English Hills Event Center, Comstock Park. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

May 22: Ravenna Conservation Club Wildlife Banquet. For more info call Ken Borgman, 231-750-3600 or Brian Bonter, 616-901-8606.

June 24: WTU Mecosta County Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles 2335, Big Rapids. For more info                       www.whitetailsunlimited.com

Special Events 

Multi-Lakes Conservation Club Events, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp., Michigan, 48382. For more info call Glenn Kruckenberg, 248-363-9109 or www.multilakes.com

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

Tues.: Bingo, 6:30 p.m.

Fri.: Fish Fry, 5:30-8 p.m.

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Qua-Ke-Zik Sportsmans Club, 8731 Riverside Dr, Saranac, Mi, 48881.

Tues: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m., Main Clubhouse.

Shooting Sports

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Baldwin Rd., Chesaning, MI 48616. For more info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.

Every Wed.: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.

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Multi-Lakes Conservation Assoc. 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp, MI, 48382. For more info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.

Sporting Clays:

Thurs: 3-Dusk.

Saturday: 10-3 p.m.

Sunday: Noon-Dusk 

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

First Sat. of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot except November. 

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

Every Thurs. Night: Indoor Pistol Shoot.

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Every Tuesday. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.

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

Tues: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.


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Rockford Sportsman’s Club, 11115 Northland Drive, NE, Rockford, MI 49341. www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com 

Cowboy Shoot: 1st Sat. of every month

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

All Year: Open 7 days a week.

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Big Bear Sportsmans Club, Schedule of Events. For more info call Dave Somset, 231-362-3103.

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

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Qua-Ke-Zik Sportsmans Club, 8731 West Riverside Dr, Saranac, MI 48881. For more info call Mark Goss, 616-642-9800.

Every Tues. 5:00 p.m. till Dark & Sundays 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.: Open Trap & Skeet Shooting.


Oakland County Sportsmen’s Club Archery Shoots. 4775 Waterford Rd, Clarkston, MI, 48346. For more info call 248-623-0444.

June 11, 12, & 13: Traditional Archery Shoot.

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Dundee Sportsmans Club shoot schedule. DSC, 2300 Plank Road, Dundee, MI. For more info call 734-777-2719.

Sunday: 4th Sunday, 3D Archery.


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

Mulit-Lakes Conservation Assoc. meets every 3rd Wed. of the month except Nov., 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109.

Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Henry Nabors, 248-225-4964.

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