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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for May 12

May 12, 2013 at 12:12 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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Bass tournaments

May 13 — 12th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Bass Tournament, from 6 a.m. to noon, at Banner Marsh. Check-in at 5 a.m. at main access. Team entry fee $50. Call (309) 253-9633.

June 29 — “Fishing to Remember” tournament to raise money for Alzheimer’s Association at Banner Marsh, big bass format. Six weigh-ins. Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Fishing tackle sale

May 18 — At Lake Camelot Sportsman’s Club, 9278 W. Lake Camelot Drive, Mapleton, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. No cost to the public. For information or $10 table to sell items, call (309) 697-9007.

Archery shoots

May 18-19 — Pottstown 3D Range shoot, 7 a.m. to noon. (309) 696-8015.

June 1-2 — Pekin Archers 3D shoot at Pekin Archery Range, registration 7 a.m., must be on range by noon. (309) 347-4445.

Retriever club hunt test

May 18-19 — Illinois River Hunting Retrievers annual hunt test at Banner Marsh, starting at 8 a.m. both days. Stop at Banner check station to find out locations of each test. http://www.illinoisriverhrc.com

Pimiteoui Trail Association events

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

June 8 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will assist with trail maintenance on Illinois River Bluff Trail. Meet 8:30 a.m. at Forest Park Nature Center. (309) 678-3827 or ptahike.org

Ducks Unlimited fish fry

June 2 — BCK Riverbottom D.U. chapter fish fry at the Brick in Bath, noon-5 p.m. Truck raffle drawing, auctions, games, raffles. Ticket information: (309) 546-2534 or (309) 538-4455.

Archaeology meeting

June 5 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Herpetology meeting

June 6 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.

Sporting clay shoot

June 6 — Peoria Rescue Ministries’ shoot at Oak Ridge Sportsman’s Club in Mackinaw. Registration 11:30 a.m. (entry fee discount if registered and paid by May 7). Includes live auction. http://www.peoriarescue.org or (309) 676-6416.

Free fishing Days

June 7-10 — Illinois free fishing days when anyone is allowed to fish without a license, inland trout stamp, or salmon stamp.

Orienteering meet

June 8 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club regular O-meet at Sommer Park in .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

Prairieland anglers meeting

June 10 — at Dawson Lake, 6 p.m. Fishing, lake cleanup.

July 8 — at Dawson Lake,6 p.m. Fishing, fish fry.

Aug. 12 — at Dawson Lake, 6 p.m. Fishing, wiener roast.

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

Ray Richmond of Mapleton and Tom Dietrich of Chillicothe won the Presley’s tournament May 6 at Banner Marsh with two fish weighing 7.82 pounds. Rick Remelius and Steve Holingsworth of Bartonville placed second (1, 5.04) and earned big fish honors. Mike Cranford and Frank Reichereker of Bartonville finished third (1, 4.78).

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