Thursday, March 23rd, 2023
Thursday, March 23rd, 2023

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MARCH 9: Whitetails Unlimited Howard/Suamico Optimist Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Comfort Suites Hotel/Rock Garden, 1951 Bond Street, Green Bay, Alex Peterson, 920 492 9390,

MARCH 11: Richford Game Club 35th annual banquet, 5 p.m., Richford Community Center, every 10th door prize is a gun, tickets $65, Curtis Nelson, W8154 Bighorn Dr., Wautoma.

MARCH 11: Whitetails Unlimited Buck Trails Archers Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Buck Trail Archers, Inc., 32622 Yahnke Road, Burlington, Tracy Brewer, 262 960 6127,

MARCH 11: Berlin Conservation Club 32nd annual banquet, 4 p.m., Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 North Main Street, Oshkosh, all attendees receive a door prize, more than 50 guns given away last year, David Polzin, 920 573 2760.

MARCH 11: NWTF Snowbelt Longbeards Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., AmericInn Convention Center, 3009 Lake Shore Drive, Ashland, Ron Kwasny, 715 296 2356.

MARCH 11: Delta Waterfowl Wisconsin River Valley Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Rib River Ballroom, 135737 Hwy. 29, Marathon City, Ryan Billo, 414 405 7428.

MARCH 13: Whitetails Unlimited Barneveld Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hi Point Steakhouse, 6900 Hwy. HHH, Ridgeway, Tracey Alvey, 608 712 3757,

MARCH 13: Parkland Chapter of Ducks Unlimited banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee, Gregory Vogel, 414 416 9936.

MARCH 14: Whitetails Unlimited Muskego Area Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Muskego Lakes Country Club, S100 W14020, Loomis Road, Muskego, Pat Kirschbaum, 414 333 6874,

MARCH 15: Whitetails Unlimited Reedsburg Area Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5:30 p.m., Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, call Jim Wiltinger, 608 606 3065,

MARCH 16: Sheboygan Chapter of Ducks Unlimited 51st banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pine Hills Country Club, 4914 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan, Mark Taubenheim, 920 207 3361.

MARCH 17: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Winnebagoland Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 North Main Street, Oshkosh, 920 743 6777,

MARCH 18: Iowa County Chapter of Pheasants Forever banquet, 4 p.m., Dodgerbowl, 321 King Street, Dodgeville, Andrea Joo, 608-574-2092.

MARCH 18: NWTF Southern Lakes Chapter 23rd annual banquet, 5:30 p.m., Evergreen Country Club, N6246 Hwys. 12/67 Elkhorn, David Fladten, 262-903 1472.

MARCH 18: NWTF Monroe County Longspurs Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Sparta American Legion, 1116 Angelo Road, Sparta, Steve Lopez, 608 487 0725.

MARCH 21: Whitetails Unlimited North Central Cabin Fever Classic, 5:30 p.m., Rib River by Accentu, 135737 Hwy. 29, Marathon, Jim Richardson, 715 218 4716,

MARCH 25: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin South Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Janesville Elks Lodge, 2100 North Washington Street, Janesville, WTU National Headquarters, 920 743 6777,

MARCH 25: NWTF Puchyan Longbeards Chapter banquet, 7 p.m., City Inn, 689 Broadway St, Berlin, James Werch, 920 229 1562.

MARCH 29: Whitetails Unlimited Coulee Country Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Westby Rod and Gun Club, E7076 Hwy. P, Westby, Jim Wiltinger, 608 606 3065,

MARCH 30: Algoma Ducks Unlimited Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rendezvous, E896 County Road N, Mike Majeski, 920-819-3088.

APRIL 1: Whitetails Unlimited Durand Area Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., Durand Rod & Gun Club, N7312 Hwy. 25 North, Durand, Heather Steele Pronschinske, 715 672 4702,

APRIL 1: Whitetails Unlimited Metro Area Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., St. Croix Event Center, 5880 Omaha Ave. North, Oak Park Heights, Minn., Lindell Blanchette, 651 263 3908,

APRIL 1: NWTF North Clark Turkey Hunters Chapter banquet, 4 p.m., Quonset Hall, Thorp, Rich Kodl, 715 703 3913.

APRIL 1: NWTF Jefferson County Displayers Chapter banquet, 3:30 p.m., Turner Hall, 301 South Fourth Street, Watertown, Justin and Tabitha Kumbier, 920-988-9508, or

APRIL 4: Whitetails Unlimited Beaver Dam Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bayside Supper Club, W9231 Hwy. G, Beaver Dam, Jeff Ritchart, 920 960 4836,

APRIL 6: Whitetails Unlimited Northern Grant County Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Cottonwood Sports Bar, 4716 Green River Road, Fennimore, Jim Wiltinger, 608 606 3065,

APRIL 11: Whitetails Unlimited Spencer Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Club, 1104 South Oak Ave., Marshfield, Vic Stini, 715 650 8057,

APRIL 11: Whitetails Unlimited Oregon/Northwest Rock County Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Janesville Elks Lodge, 2100 North Washington Street, Janesville, Allison Rauscher, 608 333 5931,

APRIL 13: Whitetails Unlimited Merrill Area Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Lincoln Lanes, 1208 North Center Ave., Merrill, Jim Richardson, 715 536 4912,

APRIL 13: Whitetails Unlimited Washington County Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Chandelier Ballroom, 150 Jefferson Ave., Hartford, call Gordon Kluever, 262 483 2492,

APRIL 13: Green Bay Chapter Trout Unlimited banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View Hall, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, tickets $45, Lee Meyers, 920 362 6997.

APRIL 13: Ducks Unlimited Yellow River Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Heartwood Conference Center and Resort, N10884 Hoinville Road, Trego, Ed Slaminski, 715-520 0607.

APRIL 15: Whitetails Unlimited Burnett County Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., T-DAWGS – CREX Convention Center, 429 Hwy. 70 East, Grantsburg, Ellen Chell, 715 417 0923.

APRIL 18: Whitetails Unlimited Manitowoc Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Silver Valley Supper Club, 1222 S. Alverno Road, Manitowoc, Tanner Brey, 920 323 7593,

APRIL 20: Wisconsin Wildlife Federation District 1 banquet, 5 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, 300 Marina Dr., Superior. Contact Bill Hilgers, 715-376-2116 or

APRIL 20: Wisconsin Waterfowl Association Waukesha Chapter banquet, no start time listed, Golden Maste Inn, Okauchee. Don Patzfall, 262-719-0235.

APRIL 22: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Lake Michigan Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., The Village, 170 Range Line Road, Kohler, WTU National Headquarters, 920 743 6777,


MARCH 11: Sandhill Wildlife Area Outdoor Skills Program, 10 a.m., Have you ever wondered how the DNR does wildlife research at Sandhill? Join UW-Madison graduate students and technicians doing research on Sandhill Wildlife Area for a discussion on what goes into conducting wildlife research and the techniques used to track animals in the field. Test your skills afterwards and learn the art of telemetry by tracking a live ruffed grouse. Class is limited to 25 persons. Register before March 8; $10 fee. Go to, or contact Quinn Brownell at or 715 884 6335.

MARCH 25: Sandhill Wildlife Area Outdoor Skills Program, 10 a.m., deer ecology and shed antler hunt with Wisconsin DNR Wildlife Technician Liam Stevens. Explore Sandhill to hunt for deer antler sheds following a brief introduction to deer ecology, followed by a tour of deer habitat and management on Sandhill. Meet in the Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center. Class is limited to 20 participants. Register before March 22; $15 per person. Go to, or contact Quinn Brownell at or 715 884 6335.


A-1 Archery: Schedule of events. Call Dan Ellyson, 715 3861217.

Open Shooting 3D line: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Open Spot League: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

Delton Sportsmen’s Club: 9602 Barry Lane, Wisconsin Dells,. Call Charles Hudzinski,608 393 5300.

Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club: Call for schedule of events, 13804 Jambo Creek Road, Mishicot. Call Roger Vanderlogt, 920 323 4882.

Menomonie Archery Club: 2110 Hwy. 12, Menomonie, call Mike, 715 308 5437, or Steve, 715 505 8627.

Outagamie Conservation Club: Call John Wilharms at 920 585 0890, or

Rib Mountain Bowmen: Call Ron Hoppe, 715 573 9212; all ages welcome to participate in leagues and shoots; coffee klatch Wednesdays during winter;

Roche A Cri Bowman Inc: For list of events, call Lewis Holmes at 715 3476211.

Twin City Rod and Gun Club: 9408 Winnegamie Dr., Oshkosh. Call 920 284 6976.

Waunakee Gun Club: Open to all levels, Joe Leslie, 6680 Ripp Dr., Dane, 608 669 0197,

West Allis Bowmen (WAB): At 11601 West Hwy. G, Franksville. Email, or call clubhouse and leave message, 262 989 5035, or go to

Wood County Rifle & Pistol Club: Call for schedule of events, 910 Griffith Ave., Wisconsin Rapids. Call 715 4241011.


Adell Sportsman’s Club Rummage Sale: March 11 at 9 a.m., Random Lake Rod & Gun Club, W3315 Jay Road, Belgium, call Tyler Johnson, 270 535 2905.

Northwoods Wildlife and Wetlands Club 31st annual gun show: July 30, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Manitowish Waters Community Center, Hwy. 51 at the airport, two buildings, adults $5, kids under 12 free, food and beverages available, Bruce Bacon, 715-476-0016 or

Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows: Ashland, April 28 29, Ashland Civic Center; Ashland Aug. 1819, Ashland Civic Center; Medford, Sept. 15-16, Simek Recreation Center; Ray Kangas, 715 292 8415,


Barnes Area Historical Association Gordon MacQuarrie Pilgrimage: Aug. 25-26, 3360 Hwy. N, Barnes. Call Steve Kleist, 218 355 0107, or

Challenge the Outdoors Sporting Clays Shoot: Saturday, April 1, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., this fundraiser will take place at J&H Game Farm, Navarino, with a day of shooting, raffles, and food. Carl Gierke, 920 986 3272, or

Northwoods Archers Shoot: Saturday, March 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., this fundraiser will take place at Northwoods Archers Clubhouse, 2314 Pirus Drive, Withee, with a day of shooting, raffles, and food. Ten 3-D targets set outdoors. Possible three bracket shoots based on ranking Register by 9:45 a.m. in person, or register at Shooting starts at 10 a.m. Paul Carlson, 715-785-7519.

Wisconsin Trappers Association – District 2 Summer Rendezvous: Friday, June 9, noon to 7 pm; Saturday, June 10, 8 a.m. to 4 pm, Bloomer Rod & Gun Club, 17821 60th Street, Bloomer. Event includes tapping demos, vendor displays, auctions & raffles, public welcome, no admission charge. Call Ron Kwasny, 715 296 2356.

Wisconsin Youth Trapping Camp, Hosted by The-No-Name Gang: Aug. 7-11, Crex Meadows, 102 Crex Ave., Grantsburg, call Steve O’Mary, 715 9270204.


A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League: Third Monday, 7 p.m., Fond du Lac, Call Korey Wagner, 402 6572775.

Abbotsford Sportsmen’s: Second Monday of each month, 7 p.m., clubhouse. Call Rob Beran, 715 223 4363.

Baraboo River Chapter Kids & Mentors Outdoors: Second Monday of each month, 7 p.m., Rivers Edge Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Call Rick Miotke, 608 415 0755.

Beloit Chapter Izaak Walton League: Monthly trap shoots, Beloit. Call Janice Chizek, 608 313 0356.

Brown County Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Tuesday, 6 p.m., Osprey Point Environmental Center, De Pere. Call Peter Daanen, 920 632 4452.

Dodge County Pheasants Forever: Monthly. Call Jerry Tribbey, 920 344 5723.

Fishermen Club: Third Tuesday, September through June, 7 p.m., Sheboygan Outboard Club. Open to public. Call Lyle Peshkar, 920 452 9669.

Fox Valley Retriever Club: Tuesday and Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. For more info, go to or call Tom, 414771 0811.

Green Bay Area Great Lakes Sport Fishermen: Third Tuesday of the month. September through May, Stadium View Sports Bar & Grill, 7 p.m. Open to the public. Call Jim Ryle, 920 680 0055.

Horicon Marsh Hunting Retriever Club: Monday at Hustisford and Thursday at Fond du Lac. For more info, go to

Kenosha Sport Fishing & Conservation Association: First Monday of month, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kenosha. Open to the public and new members. Call Dave, 262 620 8237.

Lighthouse Anglers Fishing Club: Second Tuesday of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse, Fond du Lac, WI, 7 p.m. Call Bill, 920 921 4337.

Manitowoc Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Cabin No. 1 Lincoln Park, Manitowoc. Call Glenn Pfeffer, 920 684 9050.

Milwaukee Great Lakes Sport Fishermen,: Second Tuesday of month, September through May, New Berlin Ale House. Call Bob Wincek, 262 679 9752.

Mishcot Sportsmen’s Club: First Wednesday of the month, 8 p.m. Call Roger, 920 323 4882.

Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin: 7 p.m., second Wednesday of January, February, April, May, September, October, November, Machine Shed, Pewaukee. Call 414 213 8245.

Okauchee Fishing Club: 7 p.m., New Berlin Ale House on first and third Tuesday of the month. Speakers cover all aspects of Wisconsin fishing. Guest fee $5. Call 414 3501011.

Outagamie Area Pheasants Forever: Each month to discuss chapter activities. For more info on when and where of next meeting, call Josh Jackl, 920 5171039.

Prime Water Anglers: Third Monday of every month at Lakeside Bar, Stevens Point. Call Jeff Rautio, 715 340 5455.

River Valley Outdoorsmen’s: First Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., 1,000 Island Environmental Center. For more info, call Ralph Vannulde, 920 570 3560.

Rock Valley Anglers, Southern Chapter: Third Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., Boundaries Bar & Grill, Birch Room. For more info, call 608 4212982.

Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin: Second Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., 5th St. Yacht Club, Racine. Features a guest speaker each month.

Sheboygan Area Great Lakes Sport Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring meetings: Call Annmarie Kotuku, 608 266 2952.

Sheboygan Walleye Club: Third Tuesday of each month, Crossroads Bar & Grill, Sheboygan. For more info, call Chris Gasser, 920 994 9057.

Shoto Conservation Club: Second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Clubhouse. For more info, call Tom Rysticken, 920793 2650.

Southern Brown Conservation Chapter Izaak Walton League: First Thursday, 8 p.m., Rocky Top Tavern, Greenleaf. Call Mike Schmitt, 920766 0812.

Titletown/Packerland Muskies Inc: Second Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., Green Bay Yacht Club. For more info, call Jay Zahn, 920 866 9705.

Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info, call Gary Kurtz, 414 899 7120.

Winnebago Conservation Club: Third Tuesday of each month, Omarro’s Public House, Oshkosh. For more info, call Betty Brochert, 920 688 3122.

Winnebagoland Musky Club: First Wednesday of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse, Fond du Lac, 7 p.m. Open to the public. For more info, call Richard Feustel, 920 948 2283.

Wisconsin Fishing Club: Second and fourth Monday of the month, Grainger’s, Greenfield. For more info, call Bob LeRoy, 414 688 4657.

Women’s Hunting & Sporting Association: First Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Wern Valley, Waukesha. For more info, call Sarah, 262 968 3873 or

Yahara Fishing Club: Second Wednesday of month September through May at 7 p.m. at Bowl AVard Lanes, 2121 East Springs Drive, Madison. For more info, call Gerald King, 608 513 8573.

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