Outdoors Calendar

Published Jan 9, 2013 at 04:00AM

FISHING

CENTRAL OREGON BASS CLUB: Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at Abby's Pizza in Redmond; 7 to 9 p.m.; new members welcome; www.cobc.us.

Deschutes Chapter of Trout Unlimited: Meets on the first Monday of each month; 6:45 p.m.; ONDA offices; 541-306-4509; communications@deschutestu.org; www.deschutestu.org.

Bend Casting Club: 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.; Orvis Casting Course in Bend's Old Mill District; 541-306-4509 or bendcastingclub@gmail.com.

THE SUNRIVER ANGLERS CLUB: Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.; Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center; www.sunriveranglers.org.

The Central Oregon Flyfishers club: Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road; www.coflyfishers.org.

HUNTING

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; dave@wildernesstracking.com; wildernesstracking.com.

The Bend chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association: Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.; King Buffet, Bend; ohabend.webs.com.

The Ochoco chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association: Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.; Prineville Fire Hall, 405 N. Belknap St.; 541-447-5029.

The Redmond chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association: Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.; Redmond VFW Hall.

MULTISPORT

The Urban GPS Eco-Challenge: Like a scavenger hunt with clues and checkpoints along Deschutes River through Old Mill District shops and Farewell Bend Park; daily at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; $65, includes guide, GPS and instruction, water, materials; 541-389-8359, 800-962-2862; www.wanderlusttours.com.

Paddling

kayaking classes: For all ages; Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m.; weekly classes and open pool; equipment provided to those who preregister, first-come, first-served otherwise; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $3; 541-548-7275; www.raprd.org

Kayak Roll Sessions: At Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, Bend; every Sunday from 4:15 to 6 p.m.; $12 per boat for in-district residents and $16 for out-of-district residents; preregistration is available beginning the Monday prior to each roll session and can be done at register.bendparksandrec.org; www.bendparksandrec.org or 541-389-7665.

SHOOTING

Bend Bowmen Indoor archery League: Traditional league Wednesday evenings; call Lenny at 541-480-6743; indoor 3-D league Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.; call Bruce at 541-410-1380 or Del at 541-389-7234.

COSSA KIDS: The Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association's NRA Youth Marksmanship Program is every third Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to noon; Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association range, milepost 24 on U.S. Highway 20, Bend; Don Thomas, 541-389-8284.

Bend Trap club: Trap shooting, five-stand and skeet shooting are all open Thursdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; milepost 30 on U.S. Highway 20, Bend; Bill Grafton at 541-383-1428 or www.bendtrapclub.com.

Central Oregon Sporting Clays and Hunting Preserve: 13-station, 100-target course and five-stand open 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday and Sunday, and 11 a.m. to dusk Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9020 South Highway 97, Redmond; www.birdandclay.com or 541-383-0001.

Redmond Rod & Gun Club: Archery, pistol, rifle, skeet, sporting clays, and trap; three miles east of Redmond on the north side of state Highway 126; 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.

Pine Mountain Posse: Cowboy action shooting club that shoots at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association range on U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 24; second Sunday of each month; 541-318-8199 or www.pinemountainposse.com.

Horse Ridge Pistoleros: Cowboy action shooting with pistols, rifles and shotguns at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association range on U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 24; first and third Sunday of each month at 10 a.m.; 541-408-7027 or www.hrp-sass.com.

SNOW SPORTS

CHARITY WEEKS AT Mt. Bachelor: Jan. 7-11, and Jan. 14-18; vouchers from nonprofit organizations can be redeemed for a $25 full-day lift ticket; Mt. Bachelor contributes all proceeds back to the nonprofit organization; vouchers available at MBSEF, Sparrow Club, Saving Grace, Oregon Adaptive Sports or CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children); www.mtbachelor.com.

Hoodoo Tele-Fest: Billed as the premier telemark and alpine touring event on the West Coast; includes demos, tele group clinics, free-heel racing, free-heel big air and lots of prizes; all proceeds from the sale of Three Creeks Brewery beer will be donated to Lane County Parks and Rec Adaptive Sports Program; Saturday at Hoodoo Ski Area; www.hoodoo.com.

Email events at least 10 days before publication to communitylife@bendbulletin.com, or click on “Submit an Event” at www.bendbulletin.com. Contact: 541-383-0351.

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