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MARCH


21 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


21 — Meade State Park Trout Derby, 7 a.m. registration, fishing from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both adult and youth divisions to compete. Pre-registry $10 adults, $5 youth; day-of registration $20 adults, $10 youth. For more information, contact Bud Doerflinger at 620-873-2572 or email him at kdwpt.meadesp@ks.gov.


21 — Western Kansas NWTF banquet, 5 p.m., Phillips County Fairbuilding in Phillipsburg. For more info, contact Brett Biggs at 785-543-5062.


22 — Bourbon County Thunderchickens NWTF banquet, 6 p.m., Liberty Theatre in Fort Scott. For more info, contact Jordan Mcdermed at 620-224-6571.


23 — Slate Creek Gobblers NWTF banquet, 5 p.m., South Haven Community Building. For more info, contact Wilmoth Brandon at 620-230-0929.


25 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


27-28 — Kansas Shed Dogs and Gravel City Outfitters Spring Shed Dog Event and Derby. For more info, contact Brandon Mendoza at 620-344-2705.


28 — Muddy Creek Game Birds European Shoot. Contact Muddy Creek Game Birds at 785-484-2325 for more info.


28 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


28 — Couples Spring Scramble Up, 50 targets each, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


28 — Cabela’s King Kat Qualifier fishing tournament, Acorns Resort, Milford Reservoir. Fishing from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., weigh-in at 4 p.m. For more info or to register, go to https://tinyurl.com/quj5h58/.


28-29 — T.H.E. Archery Club regular 40-target 3D shoot, 300 S.E. 97th in Wakarusa. Registration at 8 a.m., course closes at 2 p.m. Entry fee $15 for nonmembers, kids 12 and under get in free. Military and first responders get $5 off. For more information, contact Ron Payne at 785-640-0923 or visit www.thearcheryclub.org/.


29 — European driven pheasant hunt, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454. Deposit must be paid by March 20 to host your spot.


30 — KHEA NWTF banquet, 5 p.m., Isis Shrine Temple in Salina.


APRIL


1 — Men’s Night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck to follow. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


1 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


3 — Kaw Valley NWTF banquet, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 142. For more info, contact George Obrein at 785-766-0459.


4 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


4 — Topeka Bowhunters Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m., S.E. 37th and Ratner. Registration $12 per person. For more information, contact Gary at 785-246-4033.


4 — Tri-Rivers Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation chapter banquet, 5 to 10 p.m., 900 Greeley Avenue in Salina. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to https://www.rmef.org/.


4 — Catfish Chasers tournament, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Perry Reservoir. Check-in at State Park Marina. Entry fee $150. Up to three-person team. For more info, contact David Studebaker at 785-289-0007 or by email at studebakerdavid@yahoo.com.


5 — Kids and Clays, noon to 2 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Reservations required. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


8 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


11 — Greater Prairie Chicken Booming Tour, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Limited to 10 participants per trip. Tickets $50 for FHDC members, $55 for nonmembers, pre-registration required. Trips open to ages 18 and up, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by adult. To learn more and to register, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/prairiechickens, call 785-587-2726 or visit the FHDC.


11 — Salina County Uplanders Shoot, Clean, Eat youth pheasant hunt, 9 a.m. to noon, 7702 Niles Road in Gypsum. Shotguns and shells provided, do not bring own gun. Event is free for youths old enough to safely handle a shotgun through age 18. To RSVP, contact georgeviar1958@gmail.com or visit the Salina County Uplands Facebook page.


11 — Thunderstruck Longbeards NWTF banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 153 in Olathe. For more info, contact Adam Kucera at 913-708-4723.


13 — Women’s Night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck following. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


19 — Ravenwood April 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


18 — Kansas State University Fishing Team Big Bass Bash Fundraiser, registration 5 a.m., first cast 6:30 a.m., Melvern Lake. $75 per angler, takeoff and weigh-in at Eisenhower East Ramp. For more info, go to https://tinyurl.com/rycfhcq/.


18 — Kansas Crappie Trail tournament on Tuttle Creek. Entry fee $100. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


18 — Kansas BASS Nation Youth state qualifier tournament, Milford Reservoir. For more info, contact Travis Burch at 913-562-4660 and travis.burch@kguardkansascity.com.


19 — Kansas BASS Nation High School state qualifier tournament, Milford Reservoir. For more info, contact Travis Burch at 913-562-4660 and travis.burch@kguardkansascity.com.


23 — Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission meeting, 1:30 p.m., location TBD.


24 — Twin States Thundering Toms NWTF banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fisher Community Center in Hiawatha. For more info, contact Kenneth Stephs at 785-741-0410.


25 — T.H.E. Archery Club Two Man Scramble, 300 S.E. 97th in Wakarusa. Registration at 8 a.m., course closes at 2 p.m. Entry fee $15 for nonmembers, kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, contact Ron Payne at 785-640-0923 or visit www.thearcheryclub.org/.


26 — Liars, Cheaters, BSers 3-Person Team Shoot, 100 targets each, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


MAY


2 — Ladies Shooting Clinic, 9 to 11 a.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Reservations required. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


2 — Topeka Bowhunters Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m., S.E. 37th and Ratner. Registration $12 per person. For more information, contact Gary at 785-246-4033.


2-3 — Headwaters Archery Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m. each day, cards turned in by 2 p.m. on day of participation. Stakes in the Youth, Bowhunter, Traditional and Open categories. For more information on the Headwaters Archery Club, visit the club’s Facebook page at https://tinyurl.com/sqpuwan/.


2-3 — Kansas BASS Nation Team Series/4-Man at Melvern Reservoir. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


2-3 — Kansas BASS Nation High School State Championship, Bone Creek. For more info, contact Travis Burch at 913-562-4660 and travis.burch@kguardkansascity.com.


2-3 — Kansas BASS Nation Youth State Championship, Bone Creek. For more info, contact Travis Burch at 913-562-4660 and travis.burch@kguardkansascity.com.


3 — Kids and Clays, noon to 2 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Reservations required. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


3 — Saline County Uplands PF/QF youth shooting clinic, 5 p.m., Saline County Fishing Lake. For more information or to RSVP, contact Ed Viar at georgeviar1958@gmail.com, call 785-452-3705 or check out the chapter’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/salinecountyuplanders/.


6 — Men’s Night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck to follow. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


9 — Mid-America Tower and Sporting 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


9 — Kansas Crappie Trail tournament on El Dorado Reservoir. Entry fee $100. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


11 — Women’s Night, Ravenwood Lodge, 6 p.m. potluck following. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


17 — 3-Person 50 Target Pump Gun Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


23 — Kansas Crappie Trail tournament on Melvern Reservoir. Entry fee $100. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


23-25 — Memorial Day 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


JUNE


6 — Topeka Bowhunters Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m., S.E. 37th and Ratner. Registration $12 per person. For more information, contact Gary at 785-246-4033.


6-7 — T.H.E. Archery Club Traditional Rendezvous 3D shoot (no compound bows), 300 S.E. 97th in Wakarusa. Registration at 8 a.m., course closes at 2 p.m. Entry fee $15 for nonmembers, kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, contact Ron Payne at 785-640-0923 or visit www.thearcheryclub.org/.


6-7 — Headwaters Archery Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m. each day, cards turned in by 2 p.m. on day of participation. Stakes in the Youth, Bowhunter, Traditional and Open categories. For more information on the Headwaters Archery Club, visit the club’s Facebook page at https://tinyurl.com/sqpuwan/.


13 — Kansas BASS Nation Scholarship/Frank Strong Memorial fishing tournament, Big Hill Reservoir. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


13 — Kansas Crappie Trail tournament on Perry Reservoir. Entry fee $100. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


27-28 — Kansas BASS Nation Qualifier No. 1 at Grand, Okla. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


27-28 — T.H.E. Archery Club regular 40-target 3D shoot, 300 S.E. 97th in Wakarusa. Registration at 8 a.m., course closes at 2 p.m. Entry fee $15 for nonmembers, kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, contact Ron Payne at 785-640-0923 or visit www.thearcheryclub.org/.


JULY


11 — Catfish Chasers tournament, 7 p.m. to 8 a.m., Coffey County Lake (Wolf Creek). Pre-entry only, $150 entry fee. Limited to 40 teams. Recommended meeting at 7 p.m. July 10, location TBA. Up to three-person team. For more info, contact David Studebaker at 785-289-0007 or by email at studebakerdavid@yahoo.com.


18 — Kansas Crappie Trail tournament on Pomona Lake. Entry fee $100. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


25 — Catfish Chasers tournament, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., John Redmond Reservoir. Entry fee $150, $1,000 added to prize pool. Up to three-person team. For more info, contact David Studebaker at 785-289-0007 or by email at studebakerdavid@yahoo.com.


25-26 — T.H.E. Archery Club regular 40-target 3D shoot, 300 S.E. 97th in Wakarusa. Registration at 8 a.m., course closes at 2 p.m. Entry fee $15 for nonmembers, kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, contact Ron Payne at 785-640-0923 or visit www.thearcheryclub.org/.


AUGUST


1-2 — 44th Annual Topeka Bowhunters Club Jamboree, 8 a.m., S.E. 37th and Ratner. Registration $12 per person. For more information, contact Gary at 785-246-4033.


1-2 — Headwaters Archery Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m. each day, cards turned in by 2 p.m. on day of participation. Stakes in the Youth, Bowhunter, Traditional and Open categories. For more information on the Headwaters Archery Club, visit the club’s Facebook page at https://tinyurl.com/sqpuwan/.


8-9 — Catfish Chasers Reed Chevrolet Classic, 7 p.m. to 10 a.m., St. Joseph, Mo. Weigh-in at French Bottoms Ramp. Mandatory meeting 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at St. Joseph Civic Arena. $200 pre-entry if postmarked by Aug. 1, $225 afterward. Up to three-person team. For more info, contact David Studebaker at 785-289-0007 or by email at studebakerdavid@yahoo.com.


22 — Kansas Crappie Trail tournament on Clinton Reservoir. Entry fee $100. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


22-23 — T.H.E. Archery Club Williamsport Classic 3D shoot, 300 S.E. 97th in Wakarusa. Registration at 8 a.m., course closes at 2 p.m. Entry fee $15 for nonmembers, kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, contact Ron Payne at 785-640-0923 or visit www.thearcheryclub.org/.


22-23 — Catfish Chasers Calamus Catfish Classic, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, Calamus Lake, Neb. Check-in at Homestead Knolls Ramp. $250 entry fee if postmarked before Aug. 9, $300 afterward. Guaranteed $5,000. Limited to first 80 entries received. Mandatory meeting 6 p.m., location TBA. Up to three-person team. For more info, contact David Studebaker at 785-289-0007 or by email at studebakerdavid@yahoo.com.


29-30 — Kansas BASS Nation Team Series/4-Man fishing tournament at Milford Reservoir. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


SEPTEMBER


5-6 — Headwaters Archery Club 40-target 3D archery shoot, 8 a.m. each day, cards turned in by 2 p.m. on day of participation. Stakes in the Youth, Bowhunter, Traditional and Open categories. For more information on the Headwaters Archery Club, visit the club’s Facebook page at https://tinyurl.com/sqpuwan/.


12 — Catfish Chasers tournament, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Milford Reservoir. Check-in at State Park Marina. Entry fee $150. Up to three-person team. For more info, contact David Studebaker at 785-289-0007 or by email at studebakerdavid@yahoo.com.


12-13 — 2020 Kansas Crappie Trail state championship tournament on El Dorado Reservoir. Entry fee $200. For more information, contact Dylan Faulconer at KansasCrappieTrail@yahoo.com or 913-416-3481. Subject to change.


13 — Saline County Uplands PF/QF youth shooting clinic, 5 p.m., Saline County Fishing Lake. Date is tentative. For more information or to RSVP, contact Ed Viar at georgeviar1958@gmail.com, call 785-452-3705 or check out the chapter’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/salinecountyuplanders/.


19-20 — Kansas BASS Nation Qualifier No. 2 at Wilson Reservoir. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


26 — Flint Hills Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation fundraising banquet, 612 US-56 highway in Council Grove. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.fhquwf.com/ or by calling 785-410-4593.


OCTOBER


24-25 — Kansas BASS Nation 4-Man Finale. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


30-31 — Cabela’s King Kat Classic fishing tournament, Acorns Resort, Milford Reservoir. Fishing from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, weigh-in at 4 p.m. For more info and to register, go to https://tinyurl.com/r2ks9z6/.


DECEMBER


6 — Topeka Bowhunters Club Chili Shoot, 8 a.m., S.E. 37th and Ratner. Registration $12 per person. Lunch served, cards in by 1 p.m. For more information, contact Gary at 785-246-4033.


2021


JANUARY


29-31 — 2021 Kansas Monster Buck Classic, Stormont Vail Events Center, Topeka.


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