ONGOING Hunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday of every Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class starts on sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Class dates March 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23; June No Classes; July 5, 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22; Sept. 6, 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19, 21. Details: Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club 810- 724-6579. 72-hour fishing license. Available for residents and non-residents for $21, $9 for senior residents. Valid for all species. Details: www.michigan. gov/ fishing
ONGOING-APRIL Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club Winter Archery Schedule. Mondays 7-9 p.m., Animal Targets; Tuesdays 5-spot targets 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesdays Youth Archery 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays Animal Targets 9 a.m., Traditional 7 p.m.; Saturdays youth/adult archery 4-7 p.m. Details: 810-724- 8034.
SPRING WILD TURKEY HUNTS Private land-only licenses are good for the April 18-May 1 Hunt 0301, that includes the majority of the lower portion of the Lower Peninsula, mapped out as Hunt Unit ZZ in the 2011 Michigan Wild Turkey Hunting Digest. The Guaranteed Hunt Period, Hunt No. 234 is statewide and runs May 2-May 31. It is valid for all open areas with the exception of public lands in the southern Lower Peninsula. Hunters interested in the Guaranteed Hunt can purchase a license from Jan. 1-May 1 with no application fee charged.
Anyone not successful in the drawing for Hunt 234 after May 1 may also purchase a license. Drawing results were released March 1 at www.michigan. gov/ huntdrawings.
MARCH 26 Wild Turkey Hunting Orientation Course. At the Charlotte Fairgrounds. Details: 517-649-8580.
APRIL 2 Wild Turkey Hunting Orientation Course. At Williams Gunsight and Outfitters in Davison. Details: 810-736-1570.
APRIL 3 Wild Turkey Hunting Orientation Course. At Detroit Sportsmen’s Congress in Utica. Details: 248-420-3417.
APRIL 9 Bowling Pin Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shoot six stages of five pins for total of 30 pins per run. $5 members, $10 non-members. Signup 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with last sign up at 2 p.m. Details: www.lapeersportsmens.org.
APRIL 16 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:30 a.m., please sign up by 2:30 p.m. No Magnums. $5 per run for members, $10 non-members. Details: 810-895-8259.
APRIL 16 Lower Peninsula SxS Spring Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Saturday, 50 bird sporting clays, steak dinner and awards. Registration 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner and awards 4:30 p.m. $45 pre-registered, $55 at the door. Sunday Fun Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Skeet, trap and 5-Stand. $5 each round. Camping and showers $5 per day, food available. Details: Paul at 810-724-5582.
MAY 7 Bowling Pin Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Pins at 50 feet, shotguns allowed, birdshot only. $5 members, $10 non-members. Details: www.lapeersportsmens.org.
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