Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – August 20, 2021

Season Dates

Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE

Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag, Bobcat, Fisher, Otter, Fall Turkey & Wolf (if off ESL)

Aug. 2: Unit specific deer antlerless tags will go on sale mid-August, & leftover fall turkey tags will go on sale in late August. Check the DNR website for updates.

Aug. 2: Wolves hunting, check dnr.wi.gov for updates 

Aug. 31: Bear dog training ends

Aug. 31: Sharp-tailed grouse application deadline (if season is open)

Aug. 31: Catfish/bullhead hand-fishing season closes (if rough fish spearing season closed, so is bow/crossbow season)

Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens 

Sept. 1: Mourning dove and early teal seasons open

Sept. 1: 2022 duck/goose seasons will be set in April

Sept. 4: Lake sturgeon hook & line season opens on selected inland waters

Sept. 8: Black bear (bait/without dogs) season opens (zones C, E & F)

Sept. 8: Black bear (with dogs only) season opens (zones A, B, & D) 

Sept. 9: Early teal season closes

Sept. 12:Bass season closes on St. Croix River up stream of St. Croix Falls Dam

Sept. 13: Catch and Release bass season open on St. Croix River upstream of St. Croix Falls Dam

Sept. 14: Black bear (utilizing dogs only) season closes (zones A, B, & D) 

Sept. 15: Black bear (zones A, B, & D, with dogs & all legal methods) season opens 

Sept. 15: Early Canada goose season closes 

Sept. 18: Ruffed grouse season opens (Zone A), fall turkey, archery/crossbow deer and crow seasons open

Sept. 18: Cottontail rabbit (North Zone), gray and fox squirrel season opens

Sept. 25: Woodcock season opens

Sept. 30: Lake sturgeon hook and line season closes on selected waters

Sept. 30: Lake trout season closes on Lake Superior 

Banquets/Fundraisers 

Aug. 26: WTU Southern Grant County Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., J&J’s Sandbar, Cassville. For more info call Jenny Potter, 608-725-5055.

Sept. 9: Dunn County Fish & Game Association Banquet. For more info call Garrett Sinz, 715-505-0008.

Sept. 9: Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, Moose Family Lodge, Stevens Point. For more info call Kim Foster, 715-252-6030.

Sept. 13: WTU Necedah Area Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, Necedah. For more info call Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836.

Sept. 16: WWA West Allis Chapter Banquet, New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Tom Seibert, 414-750-8260.

Sept. 18: WTU Burnett County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., TDawgs Event Center, Grantsburg. For more info call Ellen Chell, 715-417-0923.

Sept. 18: Ozaukee/Washington County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Country Inn & Suites, Port Washington. For more info contact Jeff Stolen, 414-840-5344.

Sept. 23: WTU Crivitz-High Falls Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rene’s Dining Room, Crivitz. For more info call Justin Kroll, 715-927-2944.

Sept. 30: WTU Fountain City Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hilltop Bar and Saloon, Fountain City. For more info call Jim Hentges, 608-687-3732.

Oct. 2:  WTU Roche-A-Cri Chapter Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Cedar Shack, Adams. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234.

Oct. 2: Rock River Rescue, 5:30 p.m., Turner Hall, Watertown. For more info call Tom Beyer, 920-988-6965.

Oct. 7: WTU Northwest Wisconsin Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shell Lake Art Center. For more info call Dave Zaloudek, 715-520-7408.

Oct. 7: Walleyes For Tomorrow, 4:30 p.m., The Columbian, West Bend. For more info call Craig Rohde, 262-357-4211.

Oct. 7: WTU Winnagamie Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., La Sure’s Hall, Oshkosh. For more info call Jodi Vandermolenm, 920-235-2962.

Oct. 12: WTU Kewaunee County Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rendezvous Banquet Hall, Luxemburg. For more info call Jay Newton, 920-960-9594.

Oct. 14: WTU Great Lakes Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, Superior. For more info call Bob Latscher Jr., 218-391-0630.

Oct. 16: WTU Iowa County Chapter Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Erik Miller, 608-574-4119.

Oct. 16: WTU Big 4 + Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Keyes Peak Ski Lodge, Florence. For more info call Jim Richardson, 715-674-2020.

Oct. 21: WTU Marathon Area Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rib River Ballroom, Marathon. For more info call Jim Richardson, 715-536-4912.

Oct. 21: WTU South Central Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ludlow Mansion, Monroe. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2224.

Oct. 21: Flambeau River Chapter of the Ruffled Grouse Society Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Northwoods Supper Club, Fifield. For more info call Tony, 715-332-5121.

Oct. 23: WTU Sparta-Melrose-Mindoro Deer Hunters Bash, 5 p.m., Log Cabin, Bangor. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2224.

Oct. 23: WTU Newaygo Area Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Phelps Area Chapter Banquet. For more info call Candy Loppnow, 715-617-3496.

Oct. 26: DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m. , Northwoods Veterans Center, Merrill. For more info call Bill Bialecki, 715-536-5810.

Nov. 3: WTU Columbus Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Savanna Oaks Community Center, Fall River. For more info call Greg Tiedt, 920-626-2426.

Nov. 6: WTU Flambeau Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., The Lanes, Park Falls. For more info call Dianna Schultz, 715-762-4413.

Nov. 9: WTU Green Bay Deer Hunters Bash Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stadium View, Green Bay. For more info call Jay Newton, 920-960-9594.

Nov. 17: WTU Stoddard/Genoa County Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., Stoddard American Legion. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065.

Dec. 2: WWA Waukesha Chapter Xmas Bash Banquet, Rustic Manor, Hartland. For more info call Mike Alaimo, 262-443-4674.

Dec. 4: WTU Hunters Appreciation Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall, La Crosse. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2224.

Shows

Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows 2021. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Ray Kangas, 715-372-4654.

Aug. 20-22: Ashland Civic Center.

Sept. 10 & 11: American Legion.

Sept. 24 & 25: Simek Center.

Oct. 1 & 2: Iron River Community Center.

Oct. 15 & 16: Shooter’s Banquet/Restaurant.

Oct. 23: Flat Creek Inn.

                       

Aug. 20-22: Game Fair. Armstrong Kennels, Ramsey. Fri., Sat., & Sun. 9-5 p.m. Visit the Outdoor News Booth. For more info call 763-427-0944 or www.gamefair.com

Sept. 24 & 25: 18th Annual Pioneer Gun & Collectibles Show, Fri., noon-7 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Marquette County Fairgrounds, Westfield.  For more info contact the Westfield Chamber of Commerce.

Dec. 10-12: Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show, Fri. 12 p.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., DECC, Duluth, MN. For more info call Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630.

Tournaments/Contest

R100 Archery Tournament. For more info call Don Schwarz, 608-343-9022 or www.spartarg.com

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Sept. 25: Rock Falls Tourism-City of Rock Falls, Weigh-in at 5 p.m., Lawrence Park/Avenue G Bridge, Sterling, IL. For more info call Melinda Jones, 815-622-1106.

Oct. 1-3: Phelps Chamber of Commerce 41st Midwest Musky Classic Tournament, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more info call Amy Thomason, 715-545-3800. www.phelpswi.us/event/midwest-musky-classic.

Oct. 15 & 16: Turtle Flambeau Flowage Association, Gateway Lodge. For more info call Wayne, 715-476-7878.

Special Events

Aug. 27-29: Gordon MacQuarrie Pilgrimage. For more info call Steve Kleist, 218-355-0107 or www.bahamuseum.org/pilgrimage.

Shooting/Archery

Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club Schedule of Events.13804 Jambo Creek Road, Mishicot, WI. For more info call Roger Vanderlogt, 920-323-4882.                   

Aug. 21 & 22: Fall Archery Tournament, Sat. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gun raffle held,  Sun. at 4 p.m. at the Club House.

                               

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Twin City Rod and Gun Club, 9408 Winnegamie Dr, Oshkosh, WI. For information call 920-284-6976. 

Aug 21 & 22: 8am-3pm Archery Range

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Sept. 4-6: West Allis Bowmen 2021 Safari Festival. For more info call Debby Venne, 262-989-5035.

                

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

Dec. 10 & 11: Capital Centre, 5:30 p.m.

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Oakland Conservation Club, Schedule of events. For more info call, 608-444-3885.

10 week Outdoor Archery League will begin July 8. For more information call 608-444-3885.

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A-1 Archery Schedule of Events. For more info call Dan Ellyson, 715-386-1217. a1archery.com

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.

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.

Beloit Chapter Izaak Walton League, monthly trap shoots, Beloit. For more info call Janice Chizek, 608-313-0356.

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.

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

Southern Brown Conservation Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Thurs. 8 p.m., Rocky Top Tavern, Greenleaf. For more info call Mike Schmitt, 920-766-0812.

Brown County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 6 p.m., Osprey Point Environmental Center, De Pere. For more info call Peter Daanen, 920-632-4452.

Okauchee Fishing Club meets at 7 p.m., New Berlin Ale House on the 1st & 3rd Tues. each month with a variety of speakers & subjects covering all aspects of fishing in Wisc. Guest fee $5.For more info call 414-350-1011.

A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info call Jay Reynolds, 920-251-5486.

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

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

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.

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 Bob LeRoy, 414-688-4657.

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.

Women’s Hunting & Sporting Association. Meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Wern Valley, Waukesha. For more info call Sarah, 262-968-3873 or www.wiwhsa.org

Outagamie Area Pheasants Forever meets each month to discuss chapter activities. For more info on when & where the next meeting is call Josh Jackl, 920-517-1039.

River Valley Outdoorsmen’s meets 1st Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., 1,000 Island Environmental Center. For more info call Ralph Vannulde, 920-570-3560.

Milwaukee Great Lakes Sport Fishermen, meets 2nd Tues. of the Month, Sept.-May, New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Bob Wincek, 262-679-9752.

Kenosha Sport Fishing & Conservation Association meets the 1st Mon. of the month, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kenosha. Open to the public & new members. For info call Dave, 262-620-8237.

Titletown/Packerland Muskies Inc. meet the 2nd Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Green Bay Yacht Club. For more info call Jay Zahn, 920-866-9705.

Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info call Gary Kurtz, 414-899-7120.

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