Search
Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Minnesota’s Outdoor Calendar

BANQUETS/FUNDRAISERS

MAY 18: Clays for a Cause is holding its banquet at Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club. Starting time is 9 a.m. Call Denise Bornhausen 12-578-3816 or go to www.mnclaysforacause.org for more info.

JUNE 5: Heroes Helping Heroes, 501(c)3, Third Annual Charitable Golf Tournament and Fundraiser will be held at The Wilds Golf Club Event begins at 11. Call Jen Yackley at 612-290-9563 for more info.

AUG. 10: McGregor Area Chapter MDHA 32nd Annual Banquet at MN National Golf Course door open at 5:00 PM Call Theodore Clement at 612-859-3663 for info.

SHOWS

JUNE 8-9: Osage Sportsmans Club Outdoor Sports Show at (Hubbard County Fairgrounds. Doors 9 AM to 5 PM Saturday, 9AM to 3 PM Sunday. Contact Dave Engels (218) 732+4095 (218) 640-0452 for more info.

JUNE 22: White Bear Lake 17th Annual Classic & Vintage Boat Showwill be held at the White Bear Shopping Center lakefront. 10 am – 3 pm. Call Patty Steele at 651-407-1213 for more info.

SEPT. 7-8: Saint Cloud Gun Show – Minnesota National Guard Armory – St. Cloud. Saturday, September 7th, 2024: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM And Sunday, September 8th, 2024: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Call or text Robert Allen Scepaniak II at 320-200-9449 for details.

OCT. 5-6: The Marshall Gun Show is being put on at Lyon County Pheasants Forever. Contact Ronald Prorok 507-401-6227 or ron.prorok@outlook.com for info. Hours: Saturday 9-5 Sunday 9-3 Red Baron Arena & Expo Marshall

OCT. 12-13: Saint Cloud Gun Show – Minnesota National Guard Armory – St. Cloud. Saturday, October 12th, 2024: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM And Sunday, October 13th, 2024: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM PM. Call or text Robert Allen Scepaniak II at 320-200-9449 for details.

NOV. 23-24: Saint Cloud Gun Show – Minnesota National Guard Armory – St. Cloud. Saturday, November 23rd, 2024: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM And Sunday, November 24th, 2024: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Call or text Robert Allen Scepaniak II at 320-200-9449 for details.

EDUCATION/SEMINAR

JUNE 9: DNR Volunteer Safety Instructor will be held at the St George Parish Center in New Ulm starting at 10 am. Call Steven D Rykhus at 507-276-3521 for more info or rykhussteven@gmail.com.

JULY 13: DNR ATV Hands-On Class/Riding Course will be held at Mankato Motorsport starting at 1:30. Contact Steven D Rykhus 507-276-3521 for more info. rykhussteven@gmail.com

AUGUST 11: DNR ATV Hands-On class/Riding course at Lafayette community Center Doors open at 10. Call Steven D Rykhus 507-276-352. rykhussteven@gmail.com

Lyon Count Pheasants Forever: Contact Ronald Prorok 507-401-6227 or ron.prorok@outlook.com for info. Held 1st Wednesday of every month. 7:00 pm, Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room.

Maplewood Nature Center: For more info call Karen Wachal, 651-249-2170.

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

Snowmobile Safety Education/Seminar: Tracy Area High School Jan. 13 at 10 a.m.. Contact Steven Rykhus at 507-276-3521 or rykhussteven@gmail.com. https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/vehicle/snowmobile/index.html

Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited: Monthly meeting/speaker schedule. All meetings held at Bloomington Knights of Columbus, 7 p.m.

OUTDOOR MEDIA

• WCCO Outdoors: Hosted by Outdoor News Publisher and Managing Editor Rob Drieslein. Sundays at 5 p.m. on WCCO Newstalk AM830. Special guests on hunting, fishing, conservation, adventure outdoors. Podcasted at www.audacy.com/wccoradio/podcasts

• 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.

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

• 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.

• 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.

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

SPECIAL EVENTS

JUNE 1: 16th Minnesota Fishing Challenge, Gull Lake Chain, Brainerd. For more information visit www.fishingchallenge.org.

JUNE 22: Youth Outdoor Experience – Long Spurs of Sunrise River – NWTF will hold an event at the Gopher Rifle and Revolver Club. Event for Youth (8-17) who want to learn about the outdoors. There will be lessons and experiences with Trap Shooting, Axe Throwing, Tracking, Shot Gun Patterning, and Trapping. The event runs form 9am – 5pm. Call Lance Morgan at 651-248-1104 for details.

JULY 7: FAMFL Future Anglers of MN Walleye Classic will be held at Leech Lake Trapper’s Landing from 7:30-3:30. Call Diane Scott at 763-360-3435 for more info or go to trapperslandinglodge.com.

SHOOTING/ARCHERY

MAY 18-19: Central Minnesota Archer’s Outdoor 3D shoot will be held at 173rd Street, Little Falls. 18th-11AM to 4 PM 19th-11AM to 3PM. Contact Angie Adamek at 320-412-6465 for more info.

AUGUST 10: DNR Volunteer Safety Instructor DNR FAS Field Day will be held at the St George Parish Center in New Ulm starting at 10 am. Call Steven D Rykhus at 507-276-3521 for more info or rykhussteven@gmail.com.

SEPT 7: DNR FAS Field Day at Ted Schotzko Wildlife Habitat Acres. Call Steven D Rykhus at 507-276-3521 for details. rykhussteven@gmail.com or https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/firearms/index.html


ATTENTION CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS!

Outdoor News would like to list your upcoming banquet or event in our Outdoor Calendar. At least four weeks prior to your event provide: date, time, place, organization name, how many people will be attending, a phone number where the public can call for more information and your name and address.

Outdoor News will contribute newspapers for distribution at your banquet and free subscriptions to give as door prizes.

SUBMIT ONLINE!

Go to www.outdoornews.com/submit-event/ or mail all required info four weeks prior to your event to:

Outdoor News Subscription services, ATTN: Calendar 9850 51st Ave N Suite 130 Plymouth, MN 55442 fax: 763-546-5913


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

Byron Sportsmen & Conservation Club: June 17-18, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 60857 272nd Ave, Mantorville, For more information call Gary Mills and Joe Hensel, 712-330-0959.

Byron Sportsmen’s & Conservation Club: 902 2nd Ave. NW, Byron 55920. Every Thurs.: Non Competitive Sporting Clay Course, 5-7 p.m. For more info call Mark Clark, 507-993-1152.

Fertile Community Conservation Club: Aug. 12-13, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Fertile Nature Center, Fertile, For more information call Les Krogstad, 218-945-6213.

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc: 10917 Duffield Ave. NW, Maple Lake. Every Tues. Starting in May: Weekly Trap Shooting, 6:30 p.m. For more info call David Larsen, 763-370-0870.

Minnesota Centershots Junior Rifle Club: Girls and boys ages 11-18, indoor sporter and precision air rifle practice at Anoka American Legion 6-9 p.m. Oct-May, outdoor smallbore (.22 rimfire) at Minneapolis Rifle Club May-Sept. Local, regional and national matches. For more info: minnesotacentershots.com and mrra.org

Montgomery Sportsmens Club: Trap Range Open Wed. eve 6:00 to 8:00 April thru. October. Trap & Wobble Trap. Call Scott Peterson 612 756 3947 for more info. Monticello Rod & Gun Club: 1821 W. River St, Monticello. For more info call 763-220-0901.

Plymouth Gun Club: all Year Wed. 11:00 a.m. to dark and Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 5400 Holly Lane, Plymouth. For more information go to plymouthgunclub.org

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

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

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

MEETINGS

Brainerd Lakes Chapter of Muskies Inc.: 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m, Nisswa American Legion. For more information go to www.brainerdmuskies.com

Osakis Lake Association: Spring Meeting & Dinner Community Center Osakis, MN Saturday May 18th, 2024. 4pm Social, 5pm Meeting & Dinner For more info call Doug (320) 760-5424.

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

The Central Minnesota Chapter MDHA: Meets the first Tuesday of each month. Contact Scott Hedlund at 320-290-1092 for more info.

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

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Meeting – East Chapter: 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Woodbury YMCA, Woodbury. For questions, please contact us at 763-203-7979.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Meeting – North Chapter: 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Insurance Brokers of MN, Anoka. For questions, please contact us at 763-203-7979.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Meeting – South Chapter: 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Scheels, 8301 Flying Cloud Dr., Eden Prairie. For questions, please contact us at 763-203-7979.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Meeting – West Chapter: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m., Cabela’s, Rogers. For questions, please contact us at 763-203-7979.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities: 1st Thurs. of each month, 7 p.m., www.fishersofmentc.org for more info.

Fur Fin and Feather Club: Every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call John 763-464-8317.

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

Minnesota Decoy and Wildlife Carving Club: 1st Tues of every month, 7 p.m., Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5730 Grove Street, Edina, MN 55436, For More Information – Tom Flemming 612-860-9472.

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

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

Mississippi Longtails PF: 1st 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.

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

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

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

North Country Pheasants Forever: 1st Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Harpos, Merrifield. For more info call John Navin, 218-537-3195.

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

North Suburban Chapter MDHA: Next meeting is Tues. Dec. 12. Capra’s Sporting Goods, 8565 Central Ave NE, Blaine. Meeting at 6 p.m. Contact: Richard Bohnen, 612-558-4508

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scott County Pheasants Forever Chapter #125: 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Wes Libbey-Northern Lakes Izaak Walton League: 4th Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., at Itasca County YMCA or via Zoom. For more info call Bob Scheierl, 218-327-2399.

TOURNAMENTS

JUNE 17: White Bear Lake Area Educational Foundation’s 24th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Oak Glen Golf Course, Stillwater. Event starts at 10:30. Call Emily St. Martin at 651-407-7696.

JULY 7: FAMFL Walleye Classic will be held at Trapper’s Landing on Leech Lake. Contact Diane Scott 320-260-7064 for more info.

Share on Social

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email

Hand-Picked For You

Related Articles

Wisconsin’s Outdoor Calendar

A look at upcoming outdoors-related events from across Wisconsin published in the May 31, 2024, edition of Outdoor News.

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to OutdoorNews.com and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to OutdoorNews.com? Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.


Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
Name
What outdoor activities interest you?