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OCTOBER


24 — Smoky Hill Pheasants Forever Chapter 424 Annual Memorial Youth Hunt, ages 12-18, Hays City Sportsman’s Club, 5780 230th Ave. in Hays. Registration closes Oct. 16. For more info, contact Shayne Wilson at 785-650-7656.


24 — Lake Shawnee trout stocking, 6 a.m., lake closed to fishing until 6 a.m. Oct 31. No public stocking due to COVID-19, but will be livestreamed via Facebook.


24-26 — Kansas BASS Nation 4-Man Finale. More info at https://www.ksbassnation.net/.


25 — Knights of Columbus Fall Benefit, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, contact Tom at 620-794-8450.


28 — Pratt Ducks Unlimited banquet, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Pratt County 4-H building. For more info, contact Brian Arensdorf at 620-388-2371 or Kent Domsch at 620-770-1358.


29-31 — Bassmaster College Series National Championship, Harris Chain of Lakes, Leesburg, Fla..


29 — Hutchinson Ducks Unlimited dinner, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Lakeside Event Center in Inman. Single tickets $50, couple $65, youth under 17 $20, sponsor $300, table $800. Includes working retriever demonstration at 5:30 p.m., duck calling demonstration at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events.


30 — Sabetha Kansas Ducks Unlimited Sportsman's Night, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Main Event, 16 Main Street in Sabetha. Tickets $25 single, $40 couple, $15 Greenwing. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events.


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/.


31 — Lake Shawnee opens up for fishing at 6 a.m. after trout stocking. Trout season begins at 6 a.m. Nov. 1.


31 — Trick of Treat 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


NOVEMBER


6-8 — NUCS mixed-bag bird dog tournament, Double Crown Ranch in Dover. Entry deadline is Oct. 30. For more info, contact Sam Martin at 417-438-3111 or by email at sammartin46@icloud.com. To read more about the NUCS and for the complete schedule of events, go to http://www.uplandclassic.com/.


7 — Pheasant Hunter Warm Up Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. 50 targets each. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


7 — Hays Ducks Unlimited Fun Shoot, 1 to 5 p.m., Hays City Sportsmen's Club, Hays. Tickets $35 for single shooters, $20 for pre-event dinner gun raffle, $250 for bronze sponsors and $750 for corporate sponsors. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events or by calling John Lang at 785-650-1543.


8 — Kansas Crappie Club Veterans Day KDWPT Fundraiser, Clinton Reservoir. Entry fees $150 per boat, big fish entry included. Registration begins at 5 a.m. at Marina Ramp No. 2, takeoff at 7 a.m. Weigh-in 1 p.m. for Division II, 2 p.m. for Division I. For more info, contact Joe Bragg at 785-220-6404 or KansasCrappieClub@gmail.com.


8 — Veterans Day 2-Person 50 Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


12 — McPherson Area Ducks Unlimited Dinner, 6 to 10 p.m., McPherson VFW Post 2715 in McPherson. Tickets $50 single, $75 couple, $25 youth. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events or by calling Doug Kutina at 785-650-2223 or by email at dkutina@yahoo.com.


15 — Wild Turkey 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


17 — Fire & Ice: Kiowa Co. Ducks Unlimited banquet, 6 p.m., Cannonball Bar & Grill, Greensburg. Tickets $25 single. Gun raffle tickets one for $20 or six for $100. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events.


20 — Northern Sedgwick County Ducks Unlimited Banquet, 6 to 10 p.m., Le Venue at Valley Center. Tickets $40 single, $70 couple, $25 youth. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events or by calling Tim Grant at 316-573-5089 or Kristie Grant at 316-200-6650.


20-22 — Kansas Governor's Ringneck Classic, Colby. For more information or to register, call 785-671-1000 or go to https://www.kansasringneckclassic.com/.


21 — Pick Your Top 10 100 - Throw One Out, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


22 — Bob White .410 '50', Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


28 — European driven pheasant hunt, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


29 — Kansas Crappie Club Benefit Toy Drive, Clinton Reservoir. Entry fee one toy per team to donate to Topeka Toys for Tots. Registration begins at 5 a.m., takeoff at 7 a.m. Weigh-in 1 p.m. for Division II, 2 p.m. for Division I. For more info, contact Joe Bragg at 785-220-6404 or KansasCrappieClub@gmail.com.


DECEMBER


13 — Winter Open 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


19-21 — NUCS bird dog tournament, Muddy Creek Game Birds in Meriden. Amateur: Dec. 19. Open: Dec. 20. Finals: Dec. 21. For more info, contact Jacob Edwards at 785-817-3937. To read more about the NUCS and for the complete schedule of events, go to http://www.uplandclassic.com/.


26 — European driver pheasant hunt, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


27 — Ravenwood 2-Person Team Shoot 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


2021


JANUARY


1 — New Years Day Survivors Shoot Off, 1 to 4 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


8-10 — Third Annual Browning’s Ante Up Boothill Shootout in Dodge NUCS bird dog tournament, Collige Kennels and Outfitting, 13367 Lariat Road in Offerle. For more info, contact Cody Collige at 620-770-9588 or by email at colligekennels@gmail.com. To read more about the NUCS and for the complete schedule of events, go to http://www.uplandclassic.com/.


17 — Polar Bear Classic, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


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


31 — 2-Person Team Back Up 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454.


FEBRUARY


13 — Cheyenne/Quivira Ducks Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Great Bend Knights of Columbus in Great Bend. Tickets $40 single, $60 couple, $20 youth. Tickets may be purchased online at ducks.org/kansas/events.


MARCH


1-6 — 2020 NUCS Nationals bird dog tournament, Talbot Wildlife Area near Joplin, Mo. For more information, contact Hal Brown at 417-632-4652 or by email at hunting4bs@windstream.net. To read more about the NUCS and for the complete schedule of events, go to http://www.uplandclassic.com/.


19-21 — 2021 Bassmaster Classic, Fort Worth, Texas.


20 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, Tuttle Creek. Entry fee $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from Wildcat Marina. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


APRIL


17 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, Perry Reservoir. Entry fee $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from State Park East Ramp. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


MAY


1-2 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, El Dorado Reservoir. Entry fee $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from Bluestem Ramp No. 1. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


22 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, Pomona Lake. Entry fee $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from State Park Ramp No. 2. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


JUNE


12 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, Melvern Reservoir. Entry fee $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from State Park West Ramp. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


JULY


31 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, Clinton Reservoir. Entry fee $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from State Park Ramp No. 3. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


AUGUST


14 — Kansas Crappie Trail qualifier tournament, Hillsdale Lake. Entry fee is $100. Takeoff, weigh-in from Jayhawk Marina. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


SEPTEMBER


11-12 — Kansas Crappie Trail State Championship, Clinton Reservoir. Entry fee is $200. Takeoff, weigh-in from State Park Ramp No. 3. For more info, contact Dylan Faulconer at 913-416-3481 or faulconerdylan@yahoo.com.


16-19 — 2021 Ducks Unlimited National Convention, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Fla. Register at https://tinyurl.com/yasu2j7x/.