Wisconsin’s Outdoor Calendar – Outdoor News


MARCH 2: Whitetails Unlimited Poy Sippi Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., Par 4 Resort, 201 Foxfire Drive, Waupaca, Dave Chase, 920-295-2605.

MARCH 2: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin East Deer Camp banquet, 4:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn – Milwaukee Northwest Conference Center, 11600 West Park Place, Milwaukee, WTU National Headquarters, 920-743-6777.

MARCH 2: Wisconsin Conservation and Education Foundation banquet, 4 p.m., VFW 7591, 301 Cottage Grove Road, Madison, Jim Jung, 608-628-7563.

MARCH 2: Shacktails, 10 a.m., Butch’s Archery, N2885 Pioneer Road, Clintonville, Matt Hesse, 715-851-3939.

MARCH 2: Delta Waterfowl Wisconsin River Valley Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Memories Ballroom, 142475 Hwy. NN, Marathon City, Ryan Billo, 414-405-7428.

MARCH 2: Iowa County Pheasants Forever Chapter banquet, 4 p.m., Dodgerbowl, 318 King Street, Dodgeville, Andrea Joo, 608-574-2092

MARCH 3: Grand River Marsh Turkey Club banquet, 12:30 p.m., St John’s Catholic School, Church Street, Princeton, Mark Dugenske, 920-394-3396.

MARCH 7: Sheboygan Chapter Ducks Unlimited 52nd annual banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pine Hills Country Club, 4914 Superior Ave., Sheboygan, Mark Taubenheim, 920 207-3361.

MARCH 9: Whitetails Unlimited Buck Trail Archers Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., Buck Trail Archers, Inc., 32622 Yahnke Road, Burlington, Joe and Julie Wilkinson, 262-325-8528.

MARCH 9: NWTF Snowbelt Longbeards Chapter 22nd annual banquet, 5 p.m., AmericInn Convention Center, 3009 Lake Shore Drive East, Ashland, call Jim Clement, 715-862-0097.

MARCH 9: Crex Meadows Chapter of Ducks Unlimited banquet, 5 p.m., Hummer’s Rendezvous, 115 East Madison Ave., Grantsburg, Tim Spielman, 715-349-8108.

MARCH 9: Ozaukee / Washington County Chapter of Pheasants Forever banquet, 5 p.m., Port Wisconsin Inn & Suites, 350 East Seven Hills Road, Port Washington, Paul Smith, 414-477-1223.

MARCH 11: Whitetails Unlimited Barneveld Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hi Point Steakhouse, 6900 Hwy. HHH, Ridgeway, Richard Skaife, 608-334-1849.

MARCH 12: 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 15: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Winnebagoland Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 North Main Street, Oshkosh, contact WTU national headquarters, 920-743-6777, www.whitetailsunlimited.com.

MARCH 15-16: Whitetails of Wisconsin banquet, 6:30 p.m. March 15 through late March 16, the March 16 schedule will provide deer farming and education support to members and public, Chula Vista Resort, 1000 Chula Vista Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, Marsha Bertram, 608-341-9520.

MARCH 16: Whitetails Unlimited Melrose/ North Bend Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., American Legion Post No. 439, 303 Washington Street, Melrose, Carl Sommerstad, 608-790-7077.

MARCH 16: Sheboygan/Manitowoc County Chapter of Pheasants Forever banquet, 5:30 p.m., Laack’s Tavern & Ballroom, W4302 Hwy. JM, Sheboygan Falls, Gary Axlen, 920-917-1570.

MARCH 16: Puchyan Longbeards Chapter of NWTF 30th annual banquet, 5:30 p.m., City Inn, 689 Broadway Street, Berlin, James Werch, 920-229-1562.

MARCH 19: Whitetails Unlimited North Central Cabin Fever Classic banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rib River by Accentu, 135737 Hwy. 29, Marathon, Jim Richardson, 715-218-4716.

MARCH 22: Whitetails Unlimited De Forest/Waunakee Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Comfort Inn & Suites, 5025 Hwy. V, De Forest, Brian Britten, 608-345-8409.

MARCH 23: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin South Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Janesville Elks Lodge, 2100 North Washington St., Janesville, WTU National Headquarters, 920-743-6777.

APRIL 2: Whitetails Unlimited Beaver Dam Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bayside Supper Club, W9231 Hwy. G, Beaver Dam, Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836.

APRIL 4: 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 4: Whitetails Unlimited Washington County Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hartford Chandelier Ballroom, 150 Jefferson St., Hartford, Gordon Kluever, 262-483-2492.

APRIL 6: Whitetails Unlimited Metro Area Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., St. Croix Event Center, 5880 Omaha Ave. North, Stillwater, Minn., Lindell Blanchette, 651-263-3908.

APRIL 6: NWTF Southern Lakes Chapter 24th annual banquet, 5:30pm, Evergreen Country Club, N6246 Hwy. 12, Elkhorn, David J. Fladten, (262) 385-0695.

APRIL 9: Whitetails Unlimited Spencer Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Club, 1104 South Oak Avenue, Marshfield, Vic Stini, 715-650-8057.

APRIL 9: Whitetails Unlimited Oregon/Northwest Rock County Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Janesville Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Washington Street, Janesville, Marshfield, Allison Rauscher, 608-333-5931.

APRIL 9: Between the Lakes Chapter of Muskies, Inc., banquet, 5 p.m., Village at 170, 170 Rangeline Road, Sheboygan Falls, Kevin Rortvedt, 920-980-4474.

APRIL 11: Whitetails Unlimited Merrill Area Chapter banquet, 5:15 p.m., Lincoln Lanes, 1208 North Center Ave., Merrill, Jim Richardson, 715-536-4912.

APRIL 11: Wisconsin Waterfowl Association Waukesha Chapter 40th annual banquet, 5:30 p.m., Golden Mast Inn, W349N5293 Lacy Lane, Okauchee, Mike Alaimo, 262-443-4674.

APRIL 11: Algoma Ducks Unlimited 36th annual banquet, 5:30 p.m., E 896 Hwy. N, Luxemburg, tickets $60 for singles, $110 for couples, Michael Majeski, 920-819-3088.

APRIL 13: 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 13: 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 13: North Clark Turkey Hunters Chapter of NWTF banquet, 4:30 p.m., Quanset Hall Thorp, Rick Kodl, 715-703-3913.

APRIL 16: Whitetails Unlimited Manitowoc Area Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., City Limits Bar & Banquet Hall, 3627 Hwy. CR, Manitowoc, Tanner Brey, 920-323-7593.

APRIL 18: Whitetails Unlimited Coulee Country Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stoddard American Legion Hall, 414 Broadway Street, Stoddard, Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065.

APRIL 18: Wisconsin Wildlife Federation District 1 annual banquet, 5 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, Superior, must order tickets in advance, Bill Hilgers, 715-376-2116.

APRIL 19: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Packerland Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Stadium View Bar, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, WTU National Headquarters, 920-743-6777.

APRIL 20: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Great Northern Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, 300 Marina Drive, Superior, WTU National Headquarters, 920-743-6777.

APRIL 20: Headwaters Chapter of Muskies, inc., 46th annual awards banquet, 5 p.m., Whitetail Inn, 9038 Hwy. 70 West, St. Germain, call Joe Koschnik, 715-542-2366.

APRIL 20: Clintonville Ducks Unlimited Chapter annual banquet, 5 p.m., Northwinds Banquet Hall, 1103 North Main Street, Marion, Tina Flanagan, 715-460-6540.

APRIL 23: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin North spring life member banquet, 5:30 p.m., La Sure‘s Hall, 3125 S. Washburn Street, Oshkosh, Jay Newton, 920-960-9594.

APRIL 24: Whitetails Unlimited South Wayne Chapter banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ludlow Mansion, 1417 Mansion Drive, Monroe, Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065.

APRIL 27: Whitetails Unlimited Neillsville Area Chapter banquet, 4:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 6 Boone Blvd., Neillsville, Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065.

APRIL 27: Whitetails Unlimited Wisconsin Lake Michigan Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., The Village at 170, 170 Range Line Road, Kohler, WTU National Headquarters, 920-743-6777.

APRIL 27: Crivitz Bowhunters’ Club annual banquet, 5 p.m., Pullman House, N2190 Hwy. 41, Menominee, Mich., Tony Bently, 715-923-2714, Jeff Boettcher, 715-587- 8166, Tammy Boettcher, 715-330-2291, club cell phone, 715-291-8666.

MAY 2: Whitetails Unlimited Fond du Lac County Chapter banquet, 5:15 p.m., Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 625 West Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac, Jay Newton, 920-960-9594.

MAY 11: Whitetails Unlimited Bayfield County Chapter banquet, 5 p.m., Iron River Community Center, 8275 East Mill Street, Iron River, Jim Klobucher, 715-292-4403.


Wisconsin Youth Trapping Camp: June 10-14, organized by the The No-Name Gang, Wichman Farm, E5851 Long Lake Road, Marion, Steven O’Mary, 715-927-0204.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service annual youth outdoor festival: July 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pettibone Park, 700 North Pettibone Drive, La Crosse, Cristina Dahl, 608-514-1337, www.fws.gov/event/youth-outdoorfest-2024. The event is also sponsored by the La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department, Fox 25/48, the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, and Friends of the Upper Mississippi Refuge.


A-1 Archery: Schedule of events. Call Dan Ellyson, 715 386 1217. a1archery.com

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 wiocc.com.

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

Roche A Cri Bowman Inc: For list of events, call Lewis Holmes at 715 347 6211.

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

Twin City Rod and Gun Club winter rifle and pistol shoots: Saturday mornings Dec. 9 through April 20, 10 a.m., .22 rifle three-position matches, U.S. military rifle and pistol matches, Twin City Rod and Gun Club, 1834 Fairview Street, Oshkosh. Mike Nigl, 920 527 8595.

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



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West Allis Bowmen (WAB): At 11601 West Hwy. G, Franksville. Email [email protected], or call clubhouse and leave message, 262 989 5035, or go to www.westallisbowmen.com.

Wood County Rifle & Pistol Club: Call for schedule of events, 910 Griffith Ave., Wisconsin Rapids. Call 715 424 1011.


Arrowhead Home & Builders Show: April 4-7, 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, arrowheadhomeshow.com.

Green County Conservation League gun show: May 17-18, Friday 3-8 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Slice Ice Arena, 1632 Fourth Ave., Monroe, tables available, 608-426-0113.

Northwoods Wildlife & Wetlands Club 32nd annual gun show: July 28, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Manitowish Water Community Center, Hwy. 51 (at the airport), tables available, Bruce Bacon, 715-476-0016.


Adell Sportsmen’s Club annual rummage sale: March 9, 9 a.m., Random Lake Rod & Gun Club, W3315 Jay Road, Belgium, call 270-535-2905.

Challenge the Outdoors 26th annual sporting clays shoot: April 13, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., food, raffles, clay shooting and mofre, J&H Game Farm, Shiocton, 920-986-3272.

Dodge County Sporting/Conservation Alliance annual sportsmen’s rummage sale: April 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Beaver Dam American Legion, 300 Beichl Ave., Beaver Dam, Harold Drake, 920-344-6443.

Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club brat fry: April 13, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., open to the public, Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club, 13804 Jambo Creek Rd., Mishicot, Roger Vander Logt, 920-323-4882.

Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club spring archery tournament: April 27-28, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, open to the public, Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club, 13804 Jambo Creek Rd., Mishicot, Roger Vander Logt, 920-323-4882.

Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club fall archery tournament: Aug. 17-18, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, open to the public, Mishicot Sportsmen’s Club, 13804 Jambo Creek Rd., Mishicot, Roger Vander Logt, 920-323-4882.

North Branch Humbird Rod and Gun Club ice (or no ice) fishing tournament: March 9, noon to 3 p.m., hundreds of door prizes, gun raffles, food and beverages available, Lake Emerson, Humbird, Dennis Hardwick, 715-299-3328.

Winnebagoland Conservation Alliance Sportsmen’s rummage sale: March 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fond du Lac County fairgrounds recreation building, 520 Fond du Lac Ave., Fond du Lac, admission $3, kids under 12 years are free, vendor tables $20 each, sale items include hunting, fishing, camping, trapping and assorted sporting items, contact Dave Schumacher, 920-922-2373.

Wisconsin Trappers’ Association District 2 Summer Rendezvous: June 7-8, Friday June 7, noon to 5 p.m., Saturday June 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bloomer Rod & Gun Club, 17821 60th Street, Bloomer, Ron Kwasny, 715-296-2356.

Wisconsin Trappers Association District 4 Summer Rendezvous: July 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mountain Community Center, 13412 Hwy. 32/64, Mountain, Steven O’Mary, 715-927-0204.


A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League: Third Monday, 7 p.m., Fond du Lac. Call Korey Wagner, 402 657 2775.

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. For more info, 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 www.foxvalley.com or call Tom, 414 771 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 www.hmhrc.org

Kenosha Sport Fishing & Conservation Association: First Monday of month, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kenosha. Open to the public and new members. For more 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 414 350 1011.

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 608 421 2982.

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, 920 793 2650.

Southern Brown Conservation Chapter Izaak Walton League: First Thursday, 8 p.m., Rocky Top Tavern, Greenleaf. Call Mike Schmitt, 920 766 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 www.wiwhsa.org

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

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