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April 20, 2014

Outdoors Briefs: April 20, 2014

Chesterfield Club Sportsman Show set for next weekend

CHESTERFIELD — The Chesterfield Fish and Game Club Sportsman Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 and 27 at 359 Green St., Clintonville.

There will be guns, knives, hunting accessories, ammunition and surplus items.

Pancake breakfast and lunches will be available.

Cost is $5; children under 12 free.

For more information, call 643-2651.

King’s Bay DU Chapter schedules banquet

ALTONA — The King’s Bay Ducks Unlimited Chapter will be holding its 29th-annual membership banquet Saturday, April 26, at the Rainbow Wedding and Banquet Hall in Altona.

This chapter’s is one of the longest-running consecutive events in the nation and has raised more than a half million dollars in gross revenue, according to a press release.

This year’s event will be in the White Room at the Banquet Hall and will feature prime rib and stuffed chicken breast dinner.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. for cocktails (cash bar) and games, with dinner at 6. The auction/raffles will begin at 7 p.m.

An array of Ducks Unlimited collectibles, including many prints, Terry Redlin art and furnishings will be featured. Ten guns, including rifles, shotguns and pistols, including a Benelli Montifeltro Silver 12 gauge shotgun engraved with a unique DU number and featuring a silver with gold inlayed receiver and a special hard gun case and interchangeable chokes.

For tickets, contact Sherb at 593-2937 or 298-4925; or Rich at 578-0785 or 846-8331. Couple tickets are $75, which include membership and two dinners. Or, purchase single tickets for $50 for membership and one dinner.

Vermont moose hunting applications available

MONTPELIER — Vermont moose hunting permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com). Printed applications will be available from Vermont license agents in early May.

The 285 regular moose season permits to be issued this year represent a 20 percent decrease from the 355 permits issued last year. Hunters are expected to harvest close to 150 moose during the regular season hunt, which runs Oct. 18 through 23.

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