Join the Minnesota chapter for a weekend long celebration of public lands and waters, at the Minnesota Chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers State Rendezvous!
6:00- 10:00 Members arrive.Get to know other members. No events planned
7:00-9:00- Hike to Hunt/ Morning Group hunt
10-11- Hans Erdman - Hans is our Habitat Watchman and a Board member with BHA. He is very active in Trout Unlimited and served Park Ranger at Sand Dunes State Forest where the Rendezvous is being held. He will share his knowledge of the area, natural history of trout, and tactics for fly fishing around the state.
11-12- Jamie Carlson - Jamie will talk about rabbit and squirrel hunting, comparing it to deer hunt, from tracking, sitting quietly, listening, and woodsmanship, and how effective small game can be as a gateway into larger game hunting for new
1-2- Joe Lang - Western Hunting on the Cheap. As public land advocates many of us aspire to chase game on the vast stretches of federal land in the western US. But where to start? Joe has traveled out west hunting with bows and rifles, applied for tags, scouted for wildlife, and solo hunted from Utah to Montana and is well versed in what it takes to be successful on the frontier.
2-3- Tom Witbeck and Eli Mansfield - Wild Game cooking and Field Game Care. Tom and Eli are teaming up to lead this discussion on the importance of clean and efficient care of your meat once it is on the ground, and well as teaching us a few lesser known recipes, including Antelope Tenderloins, Fancy Venison Meatloaf, and Tongue Tacos.
3:00-4:00- Panel Discussion on Policy & Ethics w/ MN Board
4:00-5:00- Board Meeting (open to all members)
5:00-7:00- Chapter Cookoff *Competitors Needed*
7:00-?- Chapter Bonfire & Campout
8:00 AM- Morning Coffee/ Camp Clean up
First 25 tickets purchase come with an OnX hunt premium app membership
If interested in competing in the cookoff please respond to this email.
further ticket sales will be on site