Published September 07, 2008, 12:00 AM


Meetings, banquets, events

WHAT: Clay County Pheasants Forever monthly meeting

WHEN: Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Moorhead Knights of Columbus

CONTACT: Josh Krieg at (701) 541-0388

WHAT: Plainsmen Black Powder Club meeting

WHEN: Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Lodge room, Gander Mountain

FEE: Open to all interested in traditional muzzleloaders or early American history

CONTACT: Doug at 238-0895

WHAT: Dakota East Central Pheasants Forever fall banquet

WHEN: Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. raffles and auction

WHERE: Speedway Events Center, West Fargo

FEE: Membership tickets $55 at the door or $50 if mailed to Nate Medhus, 3209 26th Ave. So., Fargo, N.D., 58103

CONTACT: Nate Medhus at (701) 361-4352

WHAT: Detroit Lakes Area Ducks Unlimited banquet

WHEN: Sept. 16, social hour starting at 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Clubhouse Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn), Detroit Lakes, Minn.

FEE: $30 adult ticket, $20 youth, $275 sponsor, $200 corporate table. All include dinner and membership

CONTACT: Scott Hanson at (218) 532-3644, Roger Forsgren at (218) 846-0083, Perry Nodsle at (218) 847-8347, Dick Carr at (218) 847-7182 or Boyd Holen at (218) 847-7697

WHAT: Red River Riders ATV and Dirt Bike Club meeting

WHEN: Sept. 17, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Wild Rice (N.D.) Bar and Grill

CONTACT: Les Schermerhorn at (218) 233-1035 or

WHAT: FM Walleyes Unlimited Inc. meeting with speaker Terry Steinwand, North Dakota Game and Fish Department director

WHEN: Sept. 18, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with program starting at 7 p.m.

FEE: Free and open to the public

WHERE: Doublewood Inn, Fargo

CONTACT: Chad Maloy at (701) 293-2491 or

WHAT: The Sandhills Archery Club beef barbecue and corn feed

WHEN: Sept. 25, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Sandhills Archery Club, West Fargo

FEE: All you can eat for $10, with proceeds to benefit the Sandhills Archery Club fishing pond

WHAT: Pheasants Forever Youth outdoor activity day with air rifle-BB gun shoot, archery, outdoor games, simulated laser hunting, shotgun demos/clay pigeons, casting games in trout pond, habitat and soil conservation, rifle games/demos, nature hike

WHEN: Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Fort Ransom, N.D., located between Little Yellowstone and Fort Ransom State Park

FEE: $5 per child for ages 8 and above, parents free

CONTACT: Traci Pantzke at (701) 235-0611 or register at

Archery, hunting

WHAT: Mentored youth pheasant hunt sponsored by the Red River Area Sportsmens Club

WHEN: Oct. 4

CONTACT: Wahpeton (N.D.) Park Board at (701) 642-2811


WHAT: FM Walleyes Unlimited Inc. Cormorant Fall Classic

WHEN: September 20-21

WHERE: Big Cormorant Lake in Becker County, Minnesota

FEE: $260 entry fee includes a prime rib dinner, lake stocking fee, conservation fee and big fish pot

CONTACT: Barry Chouinard at (218) 790-4762 or

Hunter education

WHAT: Firearms safety classes for ages 11 to adult. Class size limited to 16

WHEN: Sept. 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 at 7 p.m. with range day Sept. 27

WHERE: Head of the Red Gun Club, Breckenridge, Minn.

CONTACT: Dan or Wendy Swedlund at (218) 643-3211


WHAT: North Country Trail Fest at Fort Ransom State Park

WHEN: Sept 13. 9 a.m. - guided 4.4-mile round trip hike on North Country Trail; noon – lunch; 1 p.m. – geo-caching workshop and hike; 4 p.m. – North Dakota wildlife workshop; 6 p.m. – dinner; 6:45 p.m. – updates on the North Country Trail; 8 p.m. – bluegrass music and campfire

WHERE: Fort Ransom State Park, Fort Ransom, N.D.

CONTACT: Deb Koepplin at (701) 845-8443

To get an event listed in the Outdoors Calendar, please send one of the following ways by 4 p.m. Wednesday:

Mail: Outdoors Events, The Forum, 101 5th St. N., Fargo, ND, 58107

Fax: (701) 241-5487