Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for May 19

May 19, 2013 at 07:14 AM
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TODAY’S EVENTS

Archery shoot

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

Retriever club hunt test

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

Pimiteoui Trail Association hike

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Archery shoots

May 25-26 — Pottstown 3D Range shoot, 7 a.m. to noon. (309) 696-8015.

May 25-26 — Black Diamond Archery (Canton) 3D shoot, gates open 7 a.m., must be on range by noon, (309) 251-5016.

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

Pimiteoui Trail Association events

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

Marksmanship clinic

May 26 — Cliff Wilcox Memorial Rifle Marksmanship Clinic at Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club. Cost $50, $30 for women, $20 for under 21, (573) 768-2450, http://www.usrifleman.org/events

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.

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.

Bass tournament

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)
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

Eric Doubet and Frank Parod won the Glasford American Legion Post 35 Seventh Annual

Bass Tournament on May 11 at Banner Marsh with fish weighing 9 pounds, 6 ounces. Bill Hurst and Kenny Wollard placed second (8.94) and Burt Parod and Eric Mark third (7.2). Big bass was won by Doubet and Parod (5.48).

Trap shoot

Peoria Skeet and Trap Club held a registered trap shoot May 5. Winners included:

Doubles — Class A: Dave Dressler (95x100. B: Larry Murphy (97x100). C: William Murphy (92x100). D: Glenn Cross (92x100).

Singles — Class A: Mike Dennis (100x100). B: Randy Lohr (98x100). C: Mike Manley (97x100). D: Ken Franklin (97x100). Lady: Denise Dressler (95x100). Sub Jr.: Eric Rasmussen (99x100). Junior: Walter Barnickel (97x100). Vet: Stephen Woodring (98x100). Sr. Vet: Ron Piro (99x100).

Handicap — Champ: Stephen Woodring (97x100). 18-21 yds.: William Murphy (95x100). 22-24 yds.: Steve Smith (96x100). 25-27 yds.: Tim Hays (93x100).