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.
MAY 7 3rd 2011 Rimfire Match/Pistol Match. Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, Irish Rd. Details: www.gbhuntsmans.com
MAY 7 Bald Mountain Recreation Area Rustic Cabin Open House and Cookout. To preview the rustic cabin experience, visit Bald
Mountain Recreation Area during its Rustic Cabin Cookout and Open House from 1 to 4 p.m.
MAY 7 Bowling Pin Shoot and Cowboy Fun Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Pins at 50 feet, shotguns allowed, birdshot only. $5 members, $10 non-members. Details: www.lapeersportsmens.org.
MAY 14 Bowling Pin Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. $5 members, $10 non-members. Details: www.lapeersportsmens.org.
MAY 21 Hunter Safety Class. Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, Irish Rd. Details: www.gbhuntsmans.com
MAY 21 2011 Pheasants Forever Genesee County Chapter spring seed distribution for habitat planting for the general public at the Gander Mountain Store in Flint. 9 a.m.- noon. Details: Jay at 810-635-7988, Pat at 810-695-5169 or www.geneseecountypf.com