Published January 24, 2011, 12:28 AM

Outdoors calendar

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM

Meetings, banquets, seminars

WHAT: Fargo-Moorhead Chapter of Muskies Inc. monthly meeting

WHEN: Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

WHERE: West Fargo VFW

FEE: Free and open to the public

CONTACT: Jon Jacobson at (701) 212-3720


WHAT: Custom rod building seminar. Build your own custom crafted fishing rod with professional rod builders Chuck DeRemer and Galen Bries

WHEN: Jan. 28-30, Feb. 4-6

WHERE: Wholesale Sports, 4901 13th Ave. SW, Fargo

FEE: $150

CONTACT: Chuck DeRemer at (701) 361-8910, Galen Briese at (701) 307-0185 or see Rich Brueckner, fishing manager, Wholesale Sports


WHAT: Richland Renegade Toms Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation 5th Annual banquet with gun raffles, meat raffles, kids games

WHEN: Feb. 4, 5:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner

WHERE: Mooreton (N.D.) Community Center

FEE: $45 per person, $60 per couple

CONTACT: For tickets call Brad Glarum at (701) 899-0064, Les Bergstrom at (701) 545-7510 or LeRoy Smith at (701) 642-2271


WHAT: Fargo-Moorhead Chapter of Muskies Inc. Annual Anglers Night with dinner, cash door prizes, raffles for rifles, rod-and-reel combos

WHEN: Feb. 10, doors open 6 p.m., dinner 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Doublewood Inn, 3333 13th Ave. So., Fargo

FEE: $35 includes dinner and chance to win first prize of $500 and five $100 cash prizes

CONTACT: Paul Haug at (701) 280-2755 or (701) 232-9044


WHAT: Red River Riders ATV & Dirt Bike Club meeting

WHEN: Feb. 16, 7 p.m.

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

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


WHAT: “Becoming An Outdoors Woman” workshops on dogsledding, snowshoeing and tracking, winter survival and cross country skiing

WHEN: Feb. 25, 26, 27

WHERE: Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau, N.D.

FEE: $60 for dog sledding, $50 for other classes. Take a class for two days and the fee is $90.

CONTACT: Nancy Boldt, North Dakota Game and Fish Department, (701) 328-6312 or


WHAT: 20th Annual Barnes County Wildlife Federation Coyote Derby Predator Hunt

WHEN: Feb. 5, 6 to 8 a.m. pre-registration; 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. shooting hours

WHERE: Pre-registration at Hilltop Café in Valley City, N.D. and 6:30 p.m. check-in deadline at Valley City Eagles Club

FEE: $20 per man on 1 to 3 man teams

CONTACT: Randy Bostrom at (701) 845-0151 or L&H Shoe Shop at (701) 845-2087


WHAT: Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Greenback Excursion seminar – focusing on ice fishing for trophy walleys on Lake Winnipeg during an annual excursion in March

WHEN: Jan. 27, 7 to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Scheel’s All Sports, 1551 45th Street. So., Fargo

FEE: Free, RSVP by Jan. 24

CONTACT: Chad Maloy at (701) 361-5903 or


WHAT: 13th Annual Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest with more than $110,000 in prizes

WHEN: Feb. 5

WHERE: Fish Hook Lake near Park Rapids, Minn.

FEE: $40 per ticket

CONTACT: (701) 212-2439; Jerry Benham at (218) 732-9657 or; Bob Safratowich at (218) 732-9014 or


WHAT: 10th Annual Coldwater Fishing Derby with $100, $75 and $50 for top three northern and walleye and $75 for largest perch

WHEN: Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Coldwater Lake, 15 miles east of Ashley, N.D.

FEE: $5 for entry fee and raffle

CONTACT: Joe Fregien at (701) 374-5501 or Neal Schnieder at (701) 374-5528. Make reservations at Ashley Motel at (701) 288-3441

Safety education

WHAT: Adult firearms safety classes. A home study course for anyone over 18 years old. Upon completing this course, can hunt in any state

CONTACT: Scott Sele at (218) 435-2404 or


WHAT: Adult firearms safety course for 18 years and older. Can take the course online or have a course packet mailed.

CONTACT: Jim Tjon at (218) 584-5382

To get an event listed in the Outdoors Calendar, please send one of the following ways by noon Wednesday: Mail: Outdoors Events, The Forum, 101 5th St. N., Fargo, ND, 58107

Fax: (701) 241-5487