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Forum staff reports, Published May 13 2012

Outdoors calendar

Meetings, banquets, events

WHAT: FM Walleyes Unlimited Inc. monthly meeting featuring seminars from John Greer of Interstate Batteries, John Dickelman of Dickelman Insurance Agency and photographer Kyl Agre

WHEN: May 15, doors open at 6 p.m., seminars being at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Kelly Inn, Main Avenue and I-29, Fargo

FEE: Free and open to the public

CONTACT: Scott Brewer at (701) 388-4408 or Kyle Agre at (701) 429-1242

WHAT: Red River Riders All Terrain Vehicle and Dirtbike Club monthly meeting

WHEN: May 16, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Fryn’ Pan Restaurant, 2920 Highway 10 East, Moorhead

CONTACT: Les Schermerhorn at (218) 233-1035

WHAT: Deep Portage Side-by-Side Shoot, a fundraiser for hunting and shooting sports education programs at Deep Portage

WHEN: June 9, 9 a.m.

WHERE: Deep Portage, 10 miles east of Hackensack, Minn., off Cass County Highway 46

FEE: $125 per person, includes breakfast, lunch and banquet dinner

CONTACT: (218) 682-2325 or email portage@uslink.net

WHAT: Sabin Rod & Gun Club summer picnic with horseshoe tournament, raffles and prizes

WHEN: June 11, social at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Sabin (Minn.) Community Center

CONTACT: Randy at (701) 566-4823 or Bill at (218) 790-7453


WHAT: Fargo Park District “Fargo Birding Festival”

WHEN: May 19, 7 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Forest River Property, 76th Ave. So. and Red River, Fargo

FEE: Free

CONTACT: Craig Bjur at (701) 499-6090 or cbhjur@fargoparks.com or www.fargoparks.com


WHAT: 26th Annual Pelican Spring Classic catch-and-release walleye tournament

WHEN: June 1-2

WHERE: Pelican Lake, Minnesota

FEE: $280 per team

CONTACT: Barry Chouinard at (218) 790-4762 or barrychouinard@gmail.com or www.fmwalleyes.com

WHAT: Dick Bell Catfish Tournament

WHEN: June 2, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Kidder Recreation Area, Red River, Wahpeton, N.D.

CONTACT: (701) 642-2811

WHAT: Devils Lake Chamber Walleye Tournament with $5,000 top prize

WHEN: June 22-23

WHERE: Devils Lake (N.D.) with launch and weigh-in at Graham’s Island State Park

CONTACT: (701) 662-4903 or www.devilslakend.com

WHAT: “Fishing Has No Boundaries” recreational fishing for elders, adults and children with disabilities in the U.S. and Canada.

WHEN: Aug. 11-12

WHERE: Spirit Lake Casino and Resort, seven miles south of Devils Lake, N.D.

FEE: $30, advance registration required

CONTACT: Merlyn Greene at (612) 251-8301 or chinyehchapterfhnb@hotmail.com

WHAT: 28th Annual Cormorant Fall Classic catch-and-release walleye tournament

WHEN: Sept. 22-23

WHERE: Big Cormorant Lake, Minnesota

FEE: $280 per team

CONTACT: Barry Chouinard at (218) 790-4762 or barrychouinard@gmail.com or www.fmwalleyes.com

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) 436-7353 or selehunter@yahoo.com

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

E-mail: outdoors@forumcomm.com