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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for Oct. 6

October 06, 2013 at 04:19 AM

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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

Handgun event
Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club Introduction to Defensive Handgun. Cost $75. http://www.usrifleman.org or (847) 920-8772.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall fish sales
Tazewell County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking fish orders. Orders need to be placed by Oct. 10 (grass carp order deadline has passed). (309) 346-4462, ext. 3.

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

Trap shoots
Oct. 13 — Washington American Legion begins its trap shoot season at the post’s home at 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.

RESULTS

Bass tournament
Mark Vancil of Kewanee won the Kewanee Hawg Hunters Bass Club tournament Sept. 21 at Mississippi River Pool 13 with five fish weighing 13.43 pounds. Rusty Vancil of Kewanee placed second (3, 6.99) and Jeff Wood of Kewanee third (3, 5.55). Mark Vancil won big bass (3.73).

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