Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – September 10, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers

Sept. 10: DU West Carver Chapter #129 Banquet, 5 p.m., New Germany Hall. For more info call Chad Wachholz, 952-442-2220.

Sept. 11: PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Braham Event Center. For more info call Ray Hoheisel, 763-688-1231.

Sept. 11: Warroad/NWAngle DU Banquet, 7 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Tony Krahn, 218-386-2974.

Sept. 11: The ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter Banquet, 7:30 p.m., Mall of America East Rotunda. For more info call John Cronin, 612-767-6264.

Sept. 11: Winona County DU Banquet, Winona Elks Club. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762.

Sept. 11: West Carver DU Banquet, New Germany Hall. For more info call Chad Wachholz, 952-442-2220.

Sept. 11: Redwood County PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Redwood Area Community Center. For more info call Randy Hammerschmidt, 507-240-1646.

Sept. 11: Wright County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., River City Extreme, Monticello. For more info call Eric Lenneman, 763-807-8191.

Sept. 11: East Central MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Jack and Jim’s, Duelm. For more info call Dave Jackson, 763-227-7048.

Sept. 12: Lake Louise Puddle Jumpers DU Banquet, Travel Lanes. For more info call Edward Kellogg, 507-440-5355.

Sept. 13: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko Entertainment Center. For more info call Jesse Neumann, 612-423-1036.

Sept. 16: MN Pheasant Inc Steele County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Owatonna Eagles Club. For more info call Rex Harriman, 507-456-5127.

Sept. 16: Walker DU Banquet, Bluewater Lodge. For more info call Tony Freeman, 320-266-6823.

Sept. 17: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Little Falls Ballroom. For more info call Ken Knopik, 320-360-5885.

Sept. 17: Pine County Thunderin’ Toms NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Doc’s Sports Bar & Grill Pavilion. For more info call Brad Klepsa, 651-246-5201.

Sept. 18: WTU Minnesota Loon Lake Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Loon Lake Community Center, Aurora. For more info call Mike Palm, 218-290-1388.

Sept. 18: Fox Lake Conservation League Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Welcome American Legion Club. For more info call Tim Eisenmenger, 507-236-8404.

Sept. 18: Hardwood Country Sportsmen’s Club, 5 p.m., Nordic Lanes, Rushford. For more info call Butch Johnson, 507-864-2800.

Sept. 18: Cuyuna Rage DU Banquet, Bridge Tavern in Crosby. For more info call Mikael Christenson, 218-851-8778.

Sept. 18: Lost Marsh DU Banquet, Pemberton Plaza. For more info call Mike Bruegger, 501-595-4296.

Sept. 21: Garrison DU Banquet, Garrison VFW. For more info call Paul Erickson, 218-343-6419. 

Sept. 23: Steele County Ducks Unlimited, 5 p.m., Foundation Building, Steele County Fairgrounds. For more info call Bob Hoen, 507-456-5046.

Sept. 23: Rum River DU Banquet, Chapapas in Cambridge. For more info Call Bryan Sorenson, 763-242-0486.

Sept. 25: Lake Superior Steelhead Association Banquet, 5 p.m., Clearwater Grille, Duluth. For more info call Kevin J Bovee, 218-525-5960.

Sept. 25: WTU Birchdale Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Birchdale Community Center. For more info call Jay Boomgaarden, 218-556-5001.

Sept. 25: MDHA Park Rapids Chapter membership Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Park Rapids. For more info call Armin Hawkins, 218-732-5182.

Sept. 25: Anoka County DU Banquet, Courtyards of Andover. For mor info call Bob Gullick, 651-265-2043.

Sept. 28: Central Minnesota Sportsmans Chapter of Conservation Partners of America, 3 p.m., Brownton Civic Center. For more info call Scott   320-223-1858 or Wendy 320-282-3912.

Oct. 2: Lake Region/Medford DU Banquet, Morristown Community Center, 507-213-1130.

Oct. 8: MDHA Morrison County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Falls Ballroom. For more info call Brad Heinen, 320-249-4779.

Oct. 29: WTU Fillmore County Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., Mabel Community Center. For more info call Doug Ward, 507-273-7465.

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Bear season opens

Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens

Sept. 1: Rail, snipe seasons open

Sept. 1: Crow season opens

Sept. 4: MN/WI border waters lake sturgeon harvest season opens

Sept. 4: Canada goose season (September) opens

Sept. 9: Antlerless deer/special hunts application deadline

Sept. 11-12:  Waterfowl youth hunt 

Sept. 12: Smallmouth bass harvest season (outside NE) closes

Sept. 13: Smallmouth bass late C&R season (outside NE) opens

Sept. 14: Trout season (SE) closes

Sept. 15: Trout season (SE C&R) opens

Sept. 18: Ruffed grouse, Hungarian partridge seasons open

Sept. 18: Sandhill crane season opens

Sept. 18: Sharp-tailed grouse season (NW) opens

Sept. 18: Rabbit, squirrel seasons open

Sept. 18: Archery deer season opens

Sept. 19: Canada goose season (September) closes

Sept. 25: Woodcock season opens

Sept. 25: Waterfowl season opens 

Sept. 25: Prairie chicken season opens

Sept. 25-26: Take a Kid Hunting Weekend

Sept. 30: Lake trout (summer) season closes

Sept. 30: Stream trout season (summer, in streams, except SE) closes

Sept. 30: MN/WI border waters lake sturgeon harvest season closes

Education/Seminar

Sept. 11: DNR Volunteer Safety Instructor, 10 a.m., Ted Schotzko’s Wildlife Habitat Acres, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

                           

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Three Rivers Park District, Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or                       www.threeriversparkdistrict.org 

Sept. 11: Birding By Canoe, 10 a.m.-noon, Richardson Nature Center.

Sept. 11: Young Birders Club: Wonderful Woodpeckers, 10 a.m.-noon, Eastman Nature Center.

Sept. 11: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Crow-Hassan Park Reserve.

Sept. 11: Birding By Canoe, 10 a.m.-noon, Richardson Nature Center.

Sept. 11: Hidden History Canoe Tour, noon-4 p.m., French Regional Park. 

Sept. 11 – Nov. 20: Family Outdoor Adventure Club, 10:30 a.m.-noon, French Regional Park.

Sept. 12: Family Kayaking, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park and Kingswood Park.

Sept. 12: Fly Fishing Basics, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Sept. 12: Fishing 101-Pescar 101, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Twin lakes Boat Access.

Sept. 14: Family Canoeing, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

Sept. 14-Nov. 12: Dryland Cross-Country Ski Training Club, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., French Regional Park.

Sept. 15-Nov. 3: Dryland Cross-Country Ski Training Club, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

Sept. 16-Nov. 4: Dryland Cross-Country Ski Training Club, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

Sept. 16: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lowry Nature Center.

Sept. 18: Try It: Fishing, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

Sept. 18: Outdoor Skills Workshop for Women: Tarps and Knots. 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., French Regional Park.

Sept. 18: Outdoor Skills Workshop for Women: Map and Compass Navigation, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m, French Regional Park.

Sept. 18: Biking for Birds, 9 a.m.-noon, Eastman Nature Center.

Sept. 18: Bird Banding, 9 a.m.-noon, Lowry Nature Center and Eastman Nature Center.

Sept. 18: Young Birders Club: Raptor Migration, 2-4 p.m., Lowry Nature Center.

Sept. 18: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve.

                               

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Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited monthly meeting/speaker schedule. All meetings held at Bloomington Knights of Columbus

        

         

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Maplewood Nature Center Schedule of Events. For more info call Karen Wachal, 651-249-2170.                

                

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NRA Certified Handloading Class. Text 612-759-2124 with name for class info. 

Outdoor Media

• Minnesota Outdoor News Radio hosted by Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister. Special guests and current hunting and fishing related news – airs Saturdays and Sundays on the MNN stations or www.outdoornews.com

• Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30 on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and KEYC in Mankato.

Writeoutdoors.com, Seasonal fishing and hunting tips from Outdoor News Writer Ron Hustvedt.

Outdoornews.com, outdoor news from around the country along with local photos, fishing reports and more.

• Sportsman’s Journal. Saturday at noon. Fox Sports. During Regular 13 week season. Sportsman’s Notebook WDIO TV channels 10 and 13. Sundays 10:30 p.m.

Tournaments/Contest

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.

Shows

Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.

                              

Sept. 11 & 12: Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club, Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Willmar Civic Center. For more info call Dave Stuhr, 320-894-7463.

                                     

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Sept. 25 & 26: Elks 40th Annual Gun & Knife Show, 

Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairgrounds, Hutchinson. For more info call Dale Harbarth, 320-587-8989.  

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Oct. 2 & 3: Marshall Gun Show, Red Baron Arena, Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Ronald Prorok, 507-401-6227. 

Shooting/Archery

Bald Eagle Sportsman’s Association, 6557 125th, Hugo. For more info call Todd Gallaty, 651-373-4204.

                              

                               

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Wealthwood Gun Club, Mille Lacs Lake, Aitkin. Open Shooting or League Shooting. For more info  call 218-678-2281 or info@wealthwoodgunclub.org

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc, 10917 Duffield Ave. NW, Maple Lake. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Every Tues. Starting May: Weekly Trap Shooting, 6:30 p.m.

Byron Sportsmen’s & Conservation Club, 902 2nd Ave. NW, Byron 55920. For more info call Mark Clark, 507-993-1152. 

Thurs.: Non Competitive Sporting Clay Course, 5-7 p.m.

                                     

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Monticello Rod & Gun Club, 1821 W. River St, Monticello. For more info call  763-220-0901.

Now-Oct.: Every Wed. 4:30 p.m., Trap Shooting

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Rochester Archery Club, 697 75th St. NW Rochester. For more info call 507-273-9124. www.rochesterarcheryclub.com

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Suburban Sportsman Club MN, 6976 Canby Trail, Northfield, MN. Public Events. For more info call Gerald Buffington, 612-861-6405.                     

             

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Straight River Archery Club Schedule. Sat 8-3 p.m., Sun 8-2 p.m. For info call Mark Wannarka, 507-338-0045 or www.straighriverarcheryclub.org

Special Events

Sept. 11: 38th Prairie Pothole Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Stoney Ridge Farm, New London.

Sept. 11: Anoka County PF Youth Day Expo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Beaverbrook Tri-County Sportsman’s Club. For more info call John Newpower, 651-983-5904.

Sept. 13: MN Deerhunter’s North Suburban Chapter. 6 p.m., Coon Rapids VFW. For more info call Steve Ranallo, 612-325-2866.

Sept. 29: Cackle & Spur Charity Pheasant Hunt. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m or 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sand Pine Pheasants & Gold Meadows Hunting Preserve. For more info www.cacklegivesmart.com.

Meetings

Owatonna Valley Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Thurs. of the month, 6:30 p.m., Owatonna. For more info call Ted Mittelstadt, 507-451-7946.

Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.

Wapashaw Izaak Walton League meets 4th Weds. of the month, 6:30 p.m., VFW Club Wabasha. For more info call Eleanor Groby, 651-565-2380.

Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.

Brainerd Lakes Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m, Nisswa American Legion. For more info call Jeff Young, 218-821-3669.

Monticello Rod & Gun Club. Meets 4th Thurs. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.monticellorodandgun.org for more info.

Wes Libbey-Northern Lakes Izaak Walton League meets 4th Weds. of the month, 7 p.m., via Zoom. For more info call Marcia Anderson, 218-301-6786.

Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.

W.J. McCabe Izaak Walton League meets 1st Weds. of the month, 7 p.m., Hartley Nature Center, Duluth. For more info call Martha Minchak, 218-628-3462.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club East meets at Cabela’s Woodbury, 4th Tues. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

North Metro Chapter Muskies Inc. meets the 3rd Wed. of every month. 7 p.m., Coon Rapids VFW. For more info call 612-916-7426 or www.northmetromuskie.com

Cass County Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m., Deep Portage Conservation Reserve, Hackensack. For more info call Jerry Lamon, 218-947-3870.

New London Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. of the month, 6:30 p.m., McKale’s Family Restaurant, New London. For more info call Kevin Fasen, 320-354-4708.

Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets 2nd Tues. of every month Oct. thru May. 7 p.m., Mr. D’s Bar & Grill. For more info call 218-273-6389.

Rochester Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Izaak Walton Cabin, Rochester. For more info e-mail rochesterikes@gmail.com

Minnesota Valley In-Fisherman Club meets the 4th Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. at Apple Valley American Legion club, 14521 Granada Dr., Apple Valley. Gary, 952-423-3662.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club West meets at Cabela’s, Rogers, 2nd Tues. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Brown County PF meets the quarterly, 8 p.m., Serviceman’s Club, Sleepy Eye. For more info call Tim Kraskey, 612-298-0909.

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

New Ulm #79 Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. of the month 7 p.m., Brown County Fairgrounds, New Ulm. For more info call Tom Wilfahrt, 507-276-1858.

Bush Lake Izaak Walton League meets quarterly, west Bush Lake Park Bloomington. For more info call Gregg Thopson, 612-618-8616.

Minnesota Valley Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., Bloomington. For more info call John Crampton, 952-884-6704.

Prairie Woods Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Public Library, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Dean Hendrickson, 218-439-6303.

Sheldon Valley Sportsmans Club meets the 2nd Wed. of the Month, American Legion Club 8, Houston. For more info call Neil, 507-450-8422.

Austin Izaak Walton League meets 1st Mon. of the month, 7 p.m., Todd Park, Austin. For more info call Barbara Owens, 507-433-2735.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club North meets Thorne Bros, Blaine, 4th Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Wright County PF meets 1st Mon. of every month, 7:30 p.m., Buffalo Legion, Buffalo. For more info call Mellissa Sandquist, 763-354-4090.

South Forty Archers meets on the 2nd Tues of the month all Summer, 7 p.m., Club House Ritter Park, Lakeville. For more info call David Anderson, 612-860-3909.

Four Points Retriever Club. Meets on 2nd Tues of each Month. 6 p.m., Latuff Pizzarea, Plymouth. For more info call Terry Strege, 763-682-5624.

Twin Cities Chapter Muskies Inc. Meets every 2nd Tues. of the Month, 7 p.m., KC Hall, Bloomington. For more info call Denise Olson, 612-804-4687.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info www.lcretrieverclub.org

LeSueur County PF Chapter 214. Meets the 1st Wed. of the month, Sept.-May, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, Montgomery. For more info call Ken Mader, 507-661-4841.

Scott County Pheasants Forever Chapter #125 meets 2nd Thurs. of each month, Oct.-April, 7 p.m., No meeting in March,The Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course. For more info call James Legg 507-665-6300.

St. Cloud Chapter of Muskie’s Inc. Meets the 3rd Tues. of each month. 7:30 p.m., Waite Park American Legion. For more info call Ken Schmitt, 320-290-6272.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities meets the 1st Thurs. of each month, 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of The Master. For more info call Michael Cummins, www.fishersofmentc.org or 612-490-4824.

Central Minnesota Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.cmrcmn.org for more info.

Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited meets the 1st Thurs of the Month, 7 p.m., Bloomington Events Center. For more info call Joe Roach, 612-440-7171.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club South meets Gander Mountain, Lakeville, 2nd Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Minnesota Decoy and Wildfowl Carving Club. Meets 1st Tues of every month, 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, Mpls. For more info call Phillip Nelson, 763-226-7619.

Jaques Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Thurs. of the month, 6:30 p.m., Wildwood Library, Mahtomedi. For more info call John Siekmeier, 651-291-1829.

Walter J. Breckenridge Izaak Walton League meets 4th Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn Park. For more info call Mary Ellen Vetter, 763-561-1761.

Rapids Archery Club meets the 2nd Mon. of each month at the archery building located at the Bunker Hills Regional Park. For more info call Dan, 763-427-0808.

Mississippi Longtails PF meets first Tues. of each month. 7:30 p.m., The Point on Hwy’s 61 & 10 in Hastings. For more info call Dan Richmond, 651-730-4434.

St. Cloud Fly Anglers Club meets every 3rd For more info call Dave Kollmann, 320-252-5906.

Rapids Archery Club meets the 2nd Mon. of each month at the archery building located at the Bunker Hills Regional Park. For more info call Dan, 763-427-0808.

Dakota County Sportsman’s Club meets every 3rd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., Rosemount American Legion. For more info call Jerry Wicklund, 612-384-4584.

Crow River Sportsman’s Club March thru Nov. meets 3rd Thurs. of every month, 7 p.m, at the Club. For more info call Scott Berning, 763-242-1306.

Will Dilg Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Betty Jo’s Restaurant, Winona. For more info call Michael Kennedy, 507-452-6642.

 PERM

PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, 1st Monday of the month, 7:30 p.m. at Cinema Professional Building, Elk River. For info call 763-441-6869. www.perm.org

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