Outdoor calendar

Sept. 14

The Slate Stone Strutters Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation hosts JAKES field days at Sanilac Sportsman’s Club, 3200 N. Goetze Road, Deckerville. Free for kids. Details: Brad Ratcliff at 989-917-0078.

Sept. 15

Over-the-counter antlerless deer hunting licenses on sale.

Sept. 15-Nov. 14

Ruffed grouse hunting season.

Sept. 21

Early antlerless deer hunting season, statewide.

Sept. 21-22

Liberty Hunt, formerly special disabled and youth hunts, statewide.

Sept. 28

Wolf hunting licenses on sale through Oct. 31 or until license quotas have been met. Details: www.michigan. gov/ dnr.

Oct. 1-Nov. 14

Archery deer hunting season, statewide.

Oct. 10-31

Zone 1 partial, Pheasant hunting season.

Oct. 17-20

Independence Hunt, formerly 100 percent disabled deer hunt, statewide.

Oct. 20-Nov. 14

Zone 2, Pheasant hunting season.

Oct. 20-Nov. 14

Quail hunting season.

Through October

Handgun and trap shooting at the Marlette Sportsmen’s Association. Open to anyone wishing to shoot handguns every Tuesday evening beginning at 6 p.m., trap shooting every Sunday from 4-7 p.m. and on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. The club is located 2 miles west and 4-1/2 miles north of Marlette. Details: Bill Maher at 989-635-7072.

Nov. 15-30

Firearm deer hunting season, statewide.

Dec. 1-Jan. 1

Zone 3 partial, Pheasant hunting season.

Dec. 1-Jan. 1

Ruffed grouse hunting season.

Dec. 6-15

Zone 1, muzzleloader deer hunting season.

Dec. 13-22

Zone 2, muzzleloader deer hunting season.

Dec. 6-22

Zone 3, muzzleloader deer hunting season.

Dec. 23-Jan. 1

Late antlerless deer hunting season, statewide.


Hunter Education Instruction at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213 North Lake George Rd. Class sign-up is first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. Class starts on sign-up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. 40 students max. Donation: $7 Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25; Dec. 2, 9, 16, 18. Online field test is always on the second class of each month. Details: 810-724-6579.

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