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Wednesday, July 24th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Wednesday, July 24th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Michigan’s Outdoor Calendar

IMPORTANT DATES

MARCH 31: Permanent ice shanties must be removed from Upper Peninsula lakes.

MARCH 31: Crow hunting season ends.

MARCH 31: Squirrel, rabbit, and hare hunting seasons end.

MARCH 31: Fishing licenses expire.

APRIL 13: State Natural Resources Commission meets at Lansing Community College West Campus.

APRIL 15: Dog training season ends.

APRIL 22: Spring turkey hunting season begins.

APRIL 29: Trout season opens.

APRIL 29: Pike, walleye, and muskie seasons open in Lower Peninsula.

MAY 1: Application period begins for elk and bear licenses.

MAY 11: State Natural Resources Commission meets at Lansing Community College West Campus.

MAY 15: Muskie, pike, and walleye seasons open in the Upper Peninsula.

MAY 20-26: National Safe Boating Week.

BANQUET/FUNDRAISER

APRIL 1: Whitetails Unlimited West Huron Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at the Pigeon Event Center, 311 Main Street Pigeon, MI. Call Jim Gilbert at (989) 550-4828 for more info.

APRIL 1: Whitetails Unlimited Stockbridge Area Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 510, 830 S. Clinton Street, Stockbridge, MI. Contact Jim Kurdziel at (231) 894-1515 for more info.

APRIL 8: Whitetails Unlimited Shelby Area Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at the Shelby Optimist Club, 788 Industrial Park Drive, Shelby, MI. Call Dustin Waller at (231) 861-5599 for more info.

APRIL 15: Whitetails Unlimited Houghton Lake Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at The Northern Center, 7784 Stone School Road, Houghton Lake, MI. Call (989) 429-0822 for more info.

APRIL 21: National Wild Turkey Federation Black River Longbeards Banquet and Fundraiser begins at 5:30 p.m. at Alexander’s Premier Banquet Facility, 1200 Gratiot Blvd., Marysville. Call Aaron Shaughnessy at (269) 720-9234 for more info.

APRIL 22: Whitetails Unlimited Kaleva Area Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at the Kaleva Tavern, 9289 Walta, Kaleva, MI. Call Andy Robak at (231) 362-3161 for more info.

APRIL 22: Whitetails Unlimited Sanilac Chapter Banquet begins at 4 p.m. at Woodland Hills Golf Club, 320 Gates Road, Sandusky, MI. Call Rick Mazei at (810) 414-4371 for more info.

APRIL 27: Whitetails Unlimited Atlanta Area Chapter Banquet begins at 5:30 p.m. at Canada Creek Ranch, 23500 Ranch House Trail, Atlanta, MI. Contact Julie Olds at (989) 785-4201 for more info.

APRIL 29: Whitetails Unlimited Wexford County Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at The Cadillac Grill, 7839 E. 46 1/2 Road, Cadillac, MI. Call Jim Kurdziel at (231) 894-1515 for more info.

APRIL 29: Whitetails Unlimited Lenawee Chapter Banquet begins at 5 p.m. at American Legion #180, 16113 Cadmus Road, Hudson, MI. Call John Ofchar at (517) 812-8480 for more info.

APRIL 29: Whitetails Unlimited Isabella Chapter will hold its banquet and fundraiser beginning at 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 209 S. Franklin Street, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Call Scott Zeneberg at (989) 289-0141 for more info.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Multi-Lakes Conservation Club: 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp., Michigan, 48382. For more info call Glenn Kruckenberg, (248) 363-9109 or visit www.multilakes.com. Country breakfast, 2nd Sunday of every month, 9-noon; Tuesday Bingo, 6:30 p.m.; Friday Fish Fry, 5:30-8 p.m.

Dundee Sportsmans Club: DSC, 2300 Plank Road, Dundee, MI. For more info call (734) 777-2719. 4th Sunday, 3D Archery.

Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club: Archery shoots. 1212 North Lake George Rd., Attica, MI. For more info call (810) 724-6579.

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

Royal Oak Archers: Archery lessons, shoots, leagues. 2762 Orion Road, Oakland Township, MI 48363. For info call (248) 693-9799.

SHOOTING SPORTS

Big Bear Sportsmans Club: For more info call Dave Somset, (231) 362-3103. Every Sunday Shooting 5 Stand & Trap, 10-2 p.m.

Chesaning Area Conservation Club: 13750 Baldwin Rd., Chesaning, MI 48616. For more info call Duane Moore at (989) 865-6940. Every Wednesday Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.

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.

Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club: 1212 North Lake George Rd., Attica, MI. For more info call (810) 724-6579. Cowboy shooting, handgun, muzzleloading, rifle, shotgun, hunter’s education.

Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club: Trap shoots every Tuesday 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call (810) 231-1811.

Multi-Lakes Conservation Assoc: 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp, MI, 48382. For more info call Pete Cesaro, (248) 363-9109. Sporting clays: Thursdays 3-dusk, Saturdays 10-3 p.m., Sundays noon-dusk.

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

Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club: 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dexter. Tuesdays trap shooting, 4 p.m.

Qua-Ke-Zik Sportsmans Club: 8731 West Riverside Dr, Saranac, MI 48881. For more info call Mark Goss, (616) 642-9800. Open trap & skeet shooting every Tuesday 5 p.m.-dark and Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rockford Sportsman Club: 11115 Northland Drive. For more info call (616) 866-4273 or visit www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com Skeet & Trap: Mondays 5-8:30 p.m., Thursdays 5-8:30 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CMP, PRS22 action pistol events. Check our monthly calendar of events for dates and times.

West Walker Sportsman Club: 0-601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI. For more info call Patrick Murray, (616) 453-5081. Open 7 days a week all year.

SHOWS

The Progressive Detroit Boat Show: For more info www.detroitboatshow.net.

Suburban Collection Showplace: For more info www.noviboatshow.com

MEETINGS

Detroit Area Steelheaders: Last Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, (586) 524-8887.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Multi-Lakes Conservation Assoc.: 3rd Wednesday of the month except November, 8 p.m., at the clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, (248) 363-9109.

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

Wayne County Quail Forever: 4th 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.

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