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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for April 21

April 21, 2013 at 08:22 AM

Peoria Journal Star

Seeking Out & About items

The Journal Star is interested in publishing your upcoming outdoor events or recent tournament results. Please email (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), fax (309-686-3205) or call (309-686-3214) us with outdoor items.

TODAY’S EVENT

Archery shoot

Pottstown 3D Range shoot, 7 a.m. to noon. (309) 696-8015.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Archery shoots

April 27-28 — Pottstown 3D Range shoot, 7 a.m. to noon. (309) 696-8015.

May 4-5 — Pekin Archers 3D shoot at Pekin Archery Range, registration 7 a.m., must be on range by noon. (309) 347-4445.

Orienteering meets

April 27 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club’s Spring Jubilee State Park Rogaine meet, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

May 11 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club Bushwhacker Adventure-O meet at Comlara Park in HudsonBuss Spring Jubilee State Park Rogaine meet, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

Handgun clinic

April 27 — Introduction to Defensive Handgun Clinic at Chillicothe Sportmen’s Club, $75 or $65 for women, usrifleman.org/events or (573) 768-2450.

Sporting clay shoot

April 28 — Northern Tazewell Ducks Unlimited Sporting Clay Shoot at Oak Ridge Sportsman’s Club in Mackinaw. $75 fee covers 100 targets, lunch and raffles. Registration begins 8 a.m. (309) 699-6974.

Pimiteoui Trail Association events

May 1 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead hike on River Trail of Illinois. Meet 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Park South, located behind Jonah’s Seafood in East Peoria. (309) 231-2190 or ptahike.org

May 19 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead hike at Jubilee State Park. Meet 2 p.m. at the park’s Bow Wood Glen picnic area. (507) 358-3981 or ptahike.org

May 25 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead hike at Fugate Woods Nature Preserve in Fairbury. Meet 10:30 a.m. at Russell’s Cycling & Fitness Center in Washington to caravan. (309) 688-7038 or ptahike.org

June 1 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead hike on Pimiteoui Trail from Grandview Drive to Forest Park Nature Center. Meet 9 a.m. at Tower Park in Peoria Heights. (309) 231-2190 or ptahike.org

Archaeology meeting

May 1 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Herpetology meeting

May 2 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.

Trap shoot

May 4 — Peoria Skeet & Trap Club Shoot for the Cure at the club, 1470 Spring Bay Road, East Peoria. Registration 9:30 a.m., shooting begins 10 a.m. $30 fee includes 50 birds, shotgun shells, T-shirt. Raffles, lunch available. Proceeds to Susan G. Komen Memorial Affiliate. Registration, details at http://www.peoriaskeetandtrap.com. (309) 645-2597.

Bass tournament

May 4 — Glasford American Legion Post 35 Seventh Annual Bass Tournament at Banner Marsh (East, Main and Shovel lakes), 6 a.m. to noon. Entry $50 per boat. Check-in 5-5:30 a.m. at East entrance. (309) 686-3949.

Hunter safety classes

Aug. 9-10 — Wilmor Sportsman’s Club in Morton, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (dinner, lunch provided). (309) 266-6666.

Sept. 20-21 — Wilmor Sportsman’s Club in Morton, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (dinner, lunch provided). (309) 266-6666.

RESULTS

Bass tournament

J.B. Witt and Fran Bourdeau of Pekin won The Other Club’s opening tournament April 13 at Spring Lake North with five fish weighing 18.50 pounds. John Darnell of Pekin and Jeremy Darnell of Gibson City place second (2, 5.40), Mike Burt and Ed Hines of Delavan third (1, 5.25) and Dave Sonderman and John Romane of Washington fourth (2, 5.10). Big bass was won by Witt (5.45).

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