WOMEN’S ONLY BIG BUCK CONTEST HOSTED BY COWGIRL CASH: Two-week-long contest launched by the western vintage shop in Bend to promote female sportsmanship; Sept. 29 through Oct. 14; open to all women who hunt; Cowgirl Cash located at 924 N.W. Brooks Street in Bend, open Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.; stop by the store with the head of the buck and it will be measured; contact Rebecca Charlton, the owner of Cowgirl Cash, at 541-678-5162 or visit cowgirlcashbend.com.
Learn the Art of Tracking Animals: Guided walks and workshops with a certified professional tracker; learn to identify and interpret tracks, sign and scat of the animals in Central Oregon; two or more walks per month all year; $35; ongoing, 8 a.m. to noon; 541-633-7045; email@example.com; wildernesstracking.com.
The Redmond chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association: Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Redmond VFW Hall.
Bend Casting Club: The Bend Casting Club is a group of local fly anglers from around Central Oregon who are trying to improve their casting technique; club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Orvis Casting Course in Bend’s Old Mill District; 541-306-4509 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SUNRIVER ANGLERS CLUB: Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC); contact www.sunriveranglers.org.
The Central Oregon Flyfishers club: Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road; contact: www.coflyfishers.org.
Redmond Rod & Gun Club: Three miles east of Redmond on the north side of state Highway 126; archery, pistol, rifle, skeet, sporting clays and trap; visit www.rrandgc.com for further information, open hours and contact numbers; club is open to all members of the community and offers many training programs.