The following is a calendar for outdoors recreational events in and around southern Wisconsin as of Oct. 12, 2018. Please note that readers are advised to contact clubs and organizations, especially in the event of inclement weather, to check the status of each listing.
Oct. 14: Waunakee Gun Club's weekly open shooting (5-stand sporting clays). 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Heated shooting pavilion. Also open for shooting Wednesdays 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 to 3 p.m. 6680 Ripp Drive in town of Dane. Call 608-669-0197 or visit http://www.wgcsportingclays.com.
Oct. 14: Open shooting at North Bristol Sportsman's Club. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7229 N. Greenway Road in Sun Prairie. Also shooting Thursdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 608-837-6048.
Oct. 16: Wisconsin Smallmouth Alliance monthly meeting. Bill Engber will discuss angling in Iceland. 7 p.m. Mapletree Restaurant in McFarland. Call Jerry Pasdo at 608-345-2198.
Oct. 21: Columbia County Sportsman's League clay shoot. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rio Conservation Club, W5950 Gorman Road in Rio. Also shooting Wednesday nights.
Oct. 22: Badger Fly Fishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Maple Tree Restaurant in McFarland. Lisie Kitchel, Wisconsin DNR freshwater mussel expert, will discuss “Wisconsin’s Native Freshwater Mussels: A Unique Resource”. Dinner at 6 p.m. Call Walt Stevenson at 608-695-3138 or visit www.badgerflyfishers.org.
Nov. 2: Whitetails Unlimited's South Central Wisconsin banquet. Peppercorn Banquets, 1417 Mansion Drive in Monroe. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7. Tickets $45 each, $35 for a spouse, or $30 for juniors 15 & under. Ticket order deadline is Oct. 26. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Call Jim Wiltinger at 608-689-2234, 608-689-2224 or 608-606-3065 or WTU National Headquarters at 800-274-5471, or order at http://www.whitetailsunlimited.com.
Nov. 3-4: Hope Rod & Gun Club hosts gun sight-in. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $7 per gun. 3435 Siggelkow Road in McFarland. Also Nov. 10-11. Call David Murray at 608-770-9720.