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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for Oct. 12

October 12, 2013 at 03:59 PM

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall fish sale

-- Peoria County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking fish orders. Orders need to be placed by Oct. 16 (grass carp order deadline has passed). (309) 671-7040, ext. 3 or online at peoriacountyswcd.tripod.com

Pimiteoui Trail Association events

-- Oct. 19 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will participate in a volkswalk at Sand Ridge State Forest in Manito. Fee $2. Meet 8 a.m. at Riverfront Park in Pekin to car pool. (309) 231-2190 or ptahike.org

-- Oct. 27 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Camp Wokanda in Mossville. Meet 2 p.m. at camp’s upper parking. (507) 421-1255 or ptahike.org

-- Nov. 9 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Hennepin-Hopper Lakes near Hennepin. Meet 8:30 a.m. at Forest Park Nature Center to car pool. (309) 579-2967 or ptahike.org

-- Nov. 17 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Independence Park in Marquette Heights. Meet 2 p.m. at the park. (309) 648-2771 or ptahike.org

-- Nov. 30 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Starved Rock State Park in Utica. Meet 10 a.m. at Russell’s Cycle in Washington to car pool. (309) 472-0165 or ptahike.org

-- Dec. 22 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Forest Park Nature Center in Peoria Heights. Meet 2 p.m. in front of center. (309) 231-2190 or ptahike.org

Trap shoot

-- Oct. 20 — Washington American Legion trap shoot, 211 Legion Road. Shooting begins at noon each Sunday; $5 for 10-round shoot or $6 for non-members. Beginners welcome. (309) 745-9510.

Orienteering meet

-- Oct. 26 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club meet at Comlara County Park in Hudson, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

Pheasants Forever banquet

-- Nov. 2 — Grand Prairie Chapter of Pheasants Forever annual banquet at River Valley Bowl in Henry. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., auction 8 p.m. Tickets/information: (309) 493-5201.

Archaeology meeting

-- Nov. 6 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Herpetology meeting

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

Ladies Ducks Unlimited event

-- Nov. 8 — Ladies Night Out hosted by River City Duckettes at Countryside Banquet Hall in Sunnyland. Tickets $40 and game wristbands $20. Silent and live auctions, games, raffles, door prizes. (309) 245-9035 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

RESULTS

Bass tournament
-- Dennis Woods of Mapleton won the Illini Lunker Hunters Bass Club Classic on Sept. 28 at Banner Marsh with two fish weighing 4.72 pounds. Loran Hoffman of Washington placed second (1, 3.98) and Ryan Maddox of Canton third (3, 3.76).

Trap shooting

-- Peoria Skeet and Trap Club’s Fall Handicap Shoot was held Oct. 6. Top finishers in the final shoot of the year included:

Singles — Class A: Mike Dennis (197x200). B: Dennis Kerns (197x200). C: Walter Barnickel (198x200). D: Lora Murphy (179x200).

Handicap — Champion: Michael Hagerty (94x100). 18-21 yards: Danny Miller (94x100); runner-up, Judson Mann (92x100). 22-24 yards: Rodney Johnson (92x100); runner-up: Daryl Fornoff (91x100). 25-27 yards: Kevin Wunder (91x100); runner-up: Mike Dennis (90x100). Lady: Connie Martin (91x100); runner-up: Lora Murphy (87x100). Vet: Charles Onken (93x100); runner-up: Thomas Hoffman (92x100). Sr. Vet: Fred Amdor (91x100); runner-up: Lyle Stine (90x100). Junior: Hannah Martin (94x100); runner-up: Walter Barnickel (93x100). Sub Junior: Kassidy Groeper (60x100).

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