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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for March 10

March 10, 2013 at 04:27 PM

Peoria Journal Star

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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

Partridge Creek Archers (Metamora) shoot, registration starts 7 a.m., must be on range by noon. (309) 370-5186 or (309) 370-1148.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SWCD fish and tree sales

Peoria County Soil & Water Conservation District fish and tree sale is ongoing. Tree orders due by March 15. Fish sale order deadline is March 29 for grass carp and April 10 for all other species. (309) 671-7040, ext. 3 or http://peoriacountyswcd.tripod.com/

Fulton County Soil & Water Conservation District fish and tree sale is ongoing. Fish sale ends March 15; tree sale March 22. (309) 547-2215, ext. 3 or http://fcswcd.tripod.com/

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District fish and tree sale is ongoing. Tree orders due by March 15. Fish sale order deadline April 8 for grass carp and April 16 for all other species. (309) 342-5714, ext. 3 or http://knoxcountyswcd.tripod.com/

Pimiteoui Trail hikes

March 16 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will participate in a hike at Rocky Glen in West Peoria. Meet at 9:45 a.m. at Jimmy’s Bar on Farmington Road to car pool. (309) 678-3827 or ptahike.org

Crappie tournament

March 16 — HOI Crappie Club 2-Person Crappie Tournament at Spring Lake in Manito. Registration 6:30 a.m., weigh-in 12:30 p.m. Entry $20 per two-person team ($10 entry for biggest fish). Entire payout to top three teams. Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (309) 303-4812.

Pheasants Forever meeting

March 16 — Pheasants Forever Illinois River Valley Chapter planning meeting 10 a.m. at Peoria Skeet and Trap Club on Spring Bay Road in East Peoria. Open meeting to all outdoors enthusiasts. Help plan habitat planting, field tours, youth events and more. Trap and skeet to follow. (309) 444-3416 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Nature photography seminar

March 16 — Peoria Camera Club photo seminar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center in East Peoria. Nature photographer Rod Planck will share his knowledge. Cost $75 until March 9; $85 at the door ($35 for students with ID). Information/registration at http://www.PeoriaCameraClub.com. Questions, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (309) 692-1552.

Hunter safety classes

March 16-17 — Manlius Sportsman’s Club. Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. (309) 507-0133.

April 5-6 — Wilmor Sportsman’s Club in Morton, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (dinner, lunch provided). (309) 266-6666.

April 12-13 — Butler Haynes Park in Mapleton, 6-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (309) 697-2929.

April 12-13 — River Valley Sportsman’s Club in Germantown Hills, 6-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. (309) 367-4177.


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.

Orienteering meet

March 23 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club meet at Detweiller Park, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

Shooting event

March 23-24 — Peoria Skeet and Trap Club’s annual Open House, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free lessons in trap and/or skeet, free hot dogs, and reduced shoot prices. Everyone welcome. Watch local exhibition shooter at 12:30 p.m. March 23. Club is located at 1470 Spring Bay Road, East Peoria. (309) 822-8146.

Walleye event

March 23-24 — Spring Valley Walleye Club hosts 27th annual Spring Valley Masters Walleye Circuit Tournament at Barto Landing. Cost $650 per team, with $20,000 payout to first place (pays to 15 places). Registration/information: http://www.masterswalleyecircuit.com. Questions, (580) 765-9031 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Archaeology meeting

April 3 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Herpetology meeting

April 4 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.

Rocky Mountain Elk banquet

April 6 — Prairie State chapter of Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation fundraising banquet at Stony Creek Inn in East Peoria. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., live auction 8 p.m. Games, raffles, silent auction. For tickets, call (309) 678-8105.

Archery shoot

April 6-7 — Pekin Archers 3D shoot at Pekin Archery Range, registration starts 7 a.m., must be on range by noon. (309) 347-4445.

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