Outdoor calendar: Kansas Crappie Club tournament on tap

GRAPHIC BY JOSH ROUSE/THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL

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AUGUST

26 — Heroes on the Water kayak fishing event, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., John Redmond Reservoir. More at https://www.facebook.com/HOWKansasChapter/.

SEPTEMBER

1-4 — Westar Energy Green Team youth dove hunts, Jeffrey Energy Center. To request an application, contact Jeanine Heinisch at (785) 575-6355 by Aug. 25.

2 — 10th annual youth dove hunt, hosted by Jayhawk chapter of Quail and Wildlife Federation and the KDWPT. Hunters 16 and younger, Clinton Wildlife Area. For more call John Hill at (785) 841-9555 or (785) 550-5657, or by e-mail at hills4ku@hotmail.com.

2 — Kansas Crappie Club tournament, Hillsdale Lake. Registration and weigh-in at Jayhawk Marina ramp. Takeoff at safe light, fishing until 2:30 p.m. Seven-fish weigh-in. More info at http://www.kansascrappieclub.com/.

2 — 6th annual Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails Fundraiser, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Contact Dewayne Burgess at (785) 230-5241 or dewayneA10@msn.com for more info.

2-3 — Campin & Cookin BBQ Contest, Eisenhower State Park. $75 contest fee covers one night of camping. Registration deadline Aug. 18. Contact Rob Dunham at (785) 528-4102 or rob.dunham@ks.gov for more info.

2-4 — Labor Day 100, Ravenwood Lodge. Can shoot your 100 any of these days. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

6 — Men’s night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck following. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

6-10 — Old Reel Collectors Association National Convention, Chateau on the Lake, Branson, Mo. Call (417) 334-1161 or go to www.orcaonline.org for more info.

8 — 15th annual Justin Corbet Memorial, 1 to 6 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Contact Verne at (785) 438-2065 or Ken at (785) 256-6444 or visit www.justincorbetfoundation.com for more info. Reservations required.

8-11 — Lawrence Trail Hawks 100 trail race, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clinton State Park. Contact Sherri Klover at (913) 558-7622 for more info.

9 — 15th annual Justin Corbet Memorial Foundation Benefit, 8 to 11 a.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Contact Verne at (785) 438-2065 or Ken at (785) 256-6444 or visit www.justincorbetfoundation.com for more info. Reservations required.

9-10 — East Kansas Bassmasters fishing tournament, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Big Hill Reservoir. For more info, go to http://eastksbassmasters.com.

10 — Small Bore Fun Shoot, 100 targets, trophies awarded in each gauge, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

11 — Ladies Night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck following. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

15-17 — Kansas Team Trail fishing tournament, Perry State Park. Contact bobby@kansasteamtrail.com, call (785) 564-0780 or visit http://www.kansasteamtrail.com for more info.

15-17 — Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) fall workshop, Rock Springs 4-H Center. More info at http://tinyurl.com/h6o3hpr.

16 — Kansas Muzzleloading State Championship Shoot, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Santa Fe Trail Plainsmen range southeast of Overbrook. Awards and free chili dinner following. Entry fees $15 single, $25 family. For more contact Cathy at (785) 966-2695 or cathyhittle@hotmail.com.

16 — Heroes on the Water kayak fishing event, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lake Shawnee south boat dock. More at https://www.facebook.com/HOWKansasChapter/.

16 — 2nd Amendment “Freedom Shoot,” Ravenwood Lodge. Contact Mr. Brunson at (913) 219-9974 for more.

16-17 — Kansas Senior Games, noon to 4 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. 50 targets, shooting time required. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

16-17 — Heartland Coursing Association CWR/LGRA racing meet, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Clinton State Park. Contact Carol Lear at (816) 405-6856 for more info.

21 — 50th annual Topeka Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction. Contact Jeff Neal at jfneal1998@yahoo.com.

22-24 — Critter Care’s 22nd annual benefit horse trail ride at Perry State Park wild horse trails/campground, noon to 5 p.m. Contact Critter Care at (785) 478-9985 for more info.

23 — Fishing’s Future and Heroes on the Water at Tecumseh Heritage Days, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More at https://www.facebook.com/HOWKansasChapter/.

23 — Salvation Army Benefit Shoot, Ravenwood Lodge. Contact Shelly at (785) 233-9648 for more info.

24 — Big Cock 400, 4-person team scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

23-24 — Lantern Fest, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., El Dorado State Park. Contact Molly with the City of El Dorado at (316) 323-4214 for more info.

30 — Kansas Bass Federation fishing tournament, Hell Creek Boat Ramp at Wilson State Lake. 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Dell Mettlen Jr. at (785) 820-6726 for more info.

30 — 15th annual Fall River Rendezvous, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fredonia Bay Area at Fall River State Park. Contact Kimberly Jones at (620) 637-2213 for more info.

30 — Boulder Bluff trail ride, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., El Dorado State Park. Call (316) 321-7180 for more info.

OCTOBER

4 — Men’s night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck following. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

7 — Arab Shrine Benefit Shoot, 9 to 11 a.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Contact Bill Tefft at (785) 221-1918 for more info. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

7 — CRUIZIN’ the SHORELINE car parade, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Perry State Park. Contact Denny Tyron at (785) 554-5846 or Donna Tyron at (785) 845-2794 for more info.

7 — Trail Nerds Association mountain biking event, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Perry State Lake. Contact Trail Nerds at (816) 810-0440 for more info.

7 — OK Kids Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., El Dorado State Park. Bluestem Area No. 7, free entrance. Contact the park office at (316) 321-7180 for more info.

7-8 — Kansas Crappie Club fall camp and youth fishing tournament at Melvern Lake. Registration and weigh-in Oct. 7 at Eisenhower East ramp. Takeoff at safe light, fishing until 2:30 p.m. Seven-fish weigh-in. More info at http://www.kansascrappieclub.com/.

8 — Special Olympics Benefit Shoot, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Contact Mike at 357-6672 for more.

9 — Women’s night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6 p.m. potluck following. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

14 — Side by Side 2-person Team Shoot, 50 targets each, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

14 — Heroes on the Water kayak fishing event, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lake Shawnee south boat dock. More at https://www.facebook.com/HOWKansasChapter/.

15 — Ravenwood 3-person Team Shoot 100 Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

21 — Pick Your Best Ten 100 Throw Out One Station, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

22 — European Pheasant Hunt, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

27 — Trick or Treat 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

NOVEMBER

4 — Pheasant Hunter Warm Up Scramble, 50 targets each, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

11 — Rooster-Clays-Veterans Day 2-person Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

11 — Seaman Fall into Fitness 5K Fun Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m. at Seaman High School. $20 Adult entry fee, $15 for kids. T-shirt with early registration. Medals will be awarded to top three finishers in each age group. Visit http://www.seamanschools.org/FallIntoFitness for more info.

11 — Kansas Crappie Club Veterans Day Shootout, Lake Perry. Registration, weigh-in at Jefferson Points ramp. Takeoff at safe light, fishing until 2:30 p.m. Seven-fish weigh-in. More info at http://www.kansascrappieclub.com/.

12 — Wild Turkey 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

16 — Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission meeting, Bryan Conference Center in Scott City. Afternoon session 1 p.m., recess at 5 p.m. Evening session at 6:30 p.m.

18 — European Driven Pheasant Hunt, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

19 — Fall Doubles Classic, Ravenwood Lodge. 100 targets each, trophies awarded in each gauge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

26 — Bob White .410 “50,” Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

DECEMBER

2 — Third annual Kansas Crappie Club Toy Drive and fishing tournament, Clinton State Lake. Registration, weigh-in at Ramp No. 2. Takeoff at safe light, fishing until 2:30 p.m. Seven-fish weigh-in. More info at http://www.kansascrappieclub.com/.

3 — 3-person Pump Gun 50, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

10 — Winter Open 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

31 — Ravenwood 2-person Team Shoot 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

JANUARY

1 — New Years Day Survivors Shoot Off, 1 to 4 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

14 — Polar Bear Classic, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

29 — Rabbits County Double 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more info, call (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com.

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