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Saturday, April 20th, 2024

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Wisconsin’s Outdoor Calendar


AUG. 18: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Rapids Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ridges Golf Course and Banquet Facility, 2311 Griffith Ave., Wisconsin Rapids, Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065,

AUG. 21: Whitetails Unlimited Retreat Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Retreat Sportsmans Club, E3460 Hwy. N, De Soto, Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065,

AUG. 22: Whitetails Unlimited Great Northwoods Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Great Northern Hotel, 5070 North Hwy. 51, Mercer, Eric Behnke, 715-604-2253,

AUG. 24: Wisconsin Waterfowl Association Midland Wings Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., The Columbian, 3245 Light House Lane, West Bend, 262-689-0375

AUG. 29: Whitetails Unlimited Ripon/Green Lake Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Farmview Event Barn, N7702 Hwy. F, Berlin, Josh Nigbor, 920-896-1033,

SEPT. 7: Whitetails Unlimited Kenosha Bowmen Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Kenosha Bowmen Clubhouse, 15211 75th Street, Bristol, Tanya Ware, 262-748-2911,

SEPT. 11: Whitetails Unlimited Necedah Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 105 South Plum Street, Necedah, Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836,

SEPT. 14: Whitetails Unlimited Crivitz-High Falls Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Embers 1871, W3529 Hwy. B, Peshtigo, Randall Copiskey, 715-291-8432,

SEPT. 14: Whitetails Unlimited Fountain City Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fountain City Auditorium, 42 North Main Street, Fountain City, Jim Hentges, 507-993-6781,

SEPT. 14: Wisconsin Deer Hunters Shawano Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., The Gathering, 2600 East Richmond Street, Shawano, Charles Dallas, 715-304-9484.

SEPT. 16: Burnett County Chapter Whitetails Unlimited 39th annual banquet, 4 p.m., Hummers Rendezvous Event Center, 115 East Madison Avenue, Grantsburg, Ellen Chell, 715-417-0923

SEPT. 21: Whitetails Unlimited Columbus Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Cardinal Lanes, 277 Industrial Drive, Columbus, Greg Tiedt, 920-626-2426,

SEPT. 28: Whitetails Unlimited Stevens Point/Blackhawk Archer Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Blackhawk Archers, 7840 Hwy. Z, Custer, Dan Cooney, 715-570-0063,

SEPT. 28: Whitetails Unlimited Northwest Wisconsin Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shell Lake Art Center, 802 First Street, Shell Lake, Dave Zaloudek, 715-520-7408,

OCT. 5: Whitetails Unlimited Winnegamie Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., La Sure’s Hall, 3125 South Washburn Street, Oshkosh, Jodi Vandermolen, 920-235-2962,

OCT. 10: Whitetails Unlimited Kewaunee County Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rendezvous Banquet Hall, E896 Hwy. N, Luxemburg, Denny Shimanek, 920-255-1664,

OCT. 14: Whitetails Unlimited Phelps Area Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., Whitetail Inn, 19038 Hwy. 70, St. Germain, Candy Loppnow, 715-617-3496,

OCT. 18: Whitetails Unlimited Marathon Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rib River by Accentu, 135737 Hwy. 29, Marathon City, Jim Richardson, 715-536-4912,

OCT. 19: Flambeau Chapter of Ruffed Grouse Society banquet, 5:30 p.m., Northwoods Supper Club, Hwy. 13, Fifield, 715-332-5121.

OCT. 21: Whitetails Unlimited Big 4+Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., Keyes Peak Ski Lodge, 4960 Hwy. 101, Florence, JoAnne Smith, 715-674-2020,

OCT. 24: Whitetails Unlimited Green Bay Deer Hunters Bash banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stadium View, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, Jay Newton, 920-960-9594,

OCT. 28: Whitetails Unlimited Iowa County Chapter banquet, 6:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, 321 King Street, Dodgeville, Erik Miller, 608-574-4119,


AUG. 21: Trees For Tomorrow Environmental Education Center in Eagle River will host its nature photography class from 5-8 p.m. with Kim Feller on basic photography techniques including secrets to easily improve your images. T he hands-on section includes travel to a field site with several stops for attendees to take photos shots. This nature photography course is part of TFT’s monthly nature adventure programs, which offers a variety of opportunities to learn about, enjoy and explore the Northwoods. Bring a camera with the capacity to adjust shutter speed and aperture. The class is recommended for ages 14 and older, and participants under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $20 per person. Register online at or by calling 715-479-6456.

OCT. 7-8: Mushroom identification workshop, join the Sandhill Wildlife Area and Mead Wildlife Area education teams to engage in a weekend mushroom experience at Sandhill Wildlife Area. The workshop will equip students with the skills to identify mushrooms. Times are Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This hands-on learning opportunity also includes field trips on the property and a chance to engage in spore printing, fee is $65 registration per person, Sandhill dormitories will be available for an additional $10 per person, register with Quinn Brownell at or 715-884-6335.

OCT. 28-29: Wilderness first aid course, Sandhill Wildlife Area Outdoor Skills Program, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The course will equip students with the knowledge to respond to emergencies in remote outdoor environments. This comprehensive program provides a two-year wilderness first aid certification through ASHI. Participants must have a valid CPR/AED certification. Topics include assessing and treating injuries and medical illnesses, managing environmental emergencies, improvising resources, and practicing decision-making in challenging scenarios. Lodging is included in the registration fee, but meals are not provided. Sandhill offers a full kitchen and food storage. Register before Oct. 20, fee is $200 per person, register with 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.


Arrowhead Home & Builders Show: April 4-7, 2024, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth. Thursday, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630,

Arrowhead Ice Fishing & Winter Show: Dec. 8-10, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth. Hours are: Friday, 12-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630,

Duluth Sport Show: Feb. 15-18, 2024, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth. Hours are: Thursday, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630,

La Crosse Sport Show: Feb. 8-11, 2024, La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse. Hours are: Thursday, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630,

Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic: Feb. 15-18, 2024 (runs in conjunction with the Duluth Sport Show), Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth. Hours are: Thursday, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chris Navratil, 952-431-9630,

Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows: Ashland, Aug. 18 19, Ashland Civic Center; Medford, Sept. 15-16, Simek Recreation Center; Ray Kangas, 715 292 8415,

Willmar Gun Show: 29th annual event by WRPC Willmar Rifle & Pistol Club, Sept. 9-10. Hours are: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Willmar Civic Center, 2707 Civic Center Drive, Willmar, Minn., entry $5, but women and kids 15 and younger free, reservations Dave Stuhr 320-894-7463, or Karl Kaufman, 320-894-7463,


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.

Back 40 Trail Riders Corn Feed & Vintage Snowmobile Show: Aug. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., W12733 Hwy. D, New Auburn, Pam Gunderson, (715) 239-5291.

Wisconsin Waterfowl Association State Shoot: Aug. 19, Wern Valley Sportsmen’s Club, Waukesha, Tim Seibert, 414-750-8260.

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

Manitowoc Rifle and Pistol Club Sports Equipment Rummage Sale: Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Manitowoc Rifle and Pistol Club, 7227 Sandy Hill Lane, Two Rivers, Mike Rozmiarek, 920-323-1819.



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A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League: Third Monday, 7 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info, 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 for more info, 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. For info, 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. For more info, 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. For more info, 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. For more information, 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 information, 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 information, 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 information, call Gerald King, 608 513 8573.

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