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The Classic Welcomes Amy Ray Comments Off on The Classic Welcomes Amy Ray

The Classic Welcomes Amy Ray

Posted on Aug 4, 2022

We’re excited to have Amy Ray join the 2022 Classic. Amy is the President and CEO of The Sisterhood of The Outdoors, a company dedicated to creating opportunities for women to hunt, fish and learn to...

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TNC Hires a Grassland Specialist Comments Off on TNC Hires a Grassland Specialist

TNC Hires a Grassland Specialist

Posted on Jul 13, 2022

The Nature Conservancy has hired Oakley, Kansas native, Mason Scheetz, as their new Southern High Plains Grassland Specialist. Mason will be leading the conservancy’s work in the new Generational...

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Classic Conservation Foundation Grants Awarded Comments Off on Classic Conservation Foundation Grants Awarded

Classic Conservation Foundation Grants Awarded

Posted on Jul 8, 2022

Since 2016, 100% of the proceeds from our Classic weekend events have gone into our Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation. Over $325,000 has been raised and, through May of this year, over $268,000 of...

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Ed Arnett to Speak at the 2022 Event Comments Off on Ed Arnett to Speak at the 2022 Event

Ed Arnett to Speak at the 2022 Event

Posted on Jun 23, 2022

Ed Arnett, Chief Executive Officer, The Wildlife Society will be the keynote speaker at the Classic Dinner, Saturday November 19th. Ed is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife and...

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The Classic Welcomes the new 2021 Classic Club Members Comments Off on The Classic Welcomes the new 2021 Classic Club Members

The Classic Welcomes the new 2021 Classic Club Members

Posted on Jan 1, 2022

Welcome to the 2021 new Classic Club MembersHolly Heyser, Orangeville, CACurtis Krizek, Shawnee Mission, KSBig All Ceynar, Wichita, KSDustin Lindler, Weed, CAMike Malone, Wichita, KSAll Classic Alums are...

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The Classic Field of Fame Comments Off on The Classic Field of Fame

The Classic Field of Fame

Posted on Dec 30, 2021

December 2021 On Friday, November 19th, 2021, The Classic honored four outstanding people who have supported the event and our mission. Jim Millensifer, board of directors President, presided over the...

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David Bellavia speaker at 2021 Classic Comments Off on David Bellavia speaker at 2021 Classic

David Bellavia speaker at 2021 Classic

Posted on Dec 22, 2021

Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sergeant David Bellavia joined the 2021 Classic as we honored the military. David was the featured speaker at the Saturday evening banquet. His motivational and moving message...

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Youth Hunters Receive PF Memberships Comments Off on Youth Hunters Receive PF Memberships

Youth Hunters Receive PF Memberships

Posted on Nov 26, 2021

Our youth hunters received their Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever Lifetime Memberships and a Kansas Lifetime Hunting License. We wish them safe hunting and support and encourage their continued conservation...

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2021 Youth Hunters Comments Off on 2021 Youth Hunters

2021 Youth Hunters

Posted on Nov 10, 2021

The 2021 Classic welcomes Kiera McNellis of Burlingame High School and Waylon Ricker of Scott Community High School. Kiera and Waylon are the winners of the youth hunter essay contest. There were a record...

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Rue Mapp Joins the 2021 Classic Comments Off on Rue Mapp Joins the 2021 Classic

Rue Mapp Joins the 2021 Classic

Posted on Sep 18, 2021

The Classic Welcomes Rue Mapp, the Founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro, a national not-for-profit organization with offices in Oakland, CA, and Washington, D.C. Rue oversees a carefully selected and trained...

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7 Reasons to Become an Upland Bird Hunter Comments Off on 7 Reasons to Become an Upland Bird Hunter

7 Reasons to Become an Upland Bird Hunter

Posted on Feb 25, 2021

By Tom Carpenter … AND ONE “PATH TO THE UPLANDS” PROMISE TO HELP YOU MAKE THE JOURNEY Hunting isn’t Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s reason for being. But the grand majority of members are,...

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Award Winning Pheasant Burger Comments Off on Award Winning Pheasant Burger

Award Winning Pheasant Burger

Posted on Feb 18, 2021

Wander Woman’s Jessica White discovered that pheasant is “just as good, if not better, than chicken or turkey, These burgers have great flavor, are super simple to put together, and everyone...

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Hank Shaw has a new cookbook! Comments Off on Hank Shaw has a new cookbook!

Hank Shaw has a new cookbook!

Posted on Jan 14, 2021

Hank is accepting pre-orders of his new cookbook, “Hook, Line and Supper” that will be released at the end of April. If you pre-order, he will send you a signed copy. Hank says the is the ”...

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Celebrating our lady youth hunters – 2020 Comments Off on Celebrating our lady youth hunters – 2020

Celebrating our lady youth hunters – 2020

Posted on Nov 30, 2020

Barbara Baird, founder of Women’s Outdoor News, WON, presented our lady youth hunters with custom made vests by Upland Bespoke – fashion for the field. Autumn Elwell, Wichita, KS Ka’nya...

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Food For Hunters Share Comments Off on Food For Hunters Share

Food For Hunters Share

Posted on Sep 10, 2020

Dove Poppers are traditional – but the marinade and glaze makes these extra yummy – Food for Hunters’, Jen and Rick share their recipe for  Dove Poppers. Follow their blog page for all...

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Dinner for Two / Hank Shaw Comments Off on Dinner for Two / Hank Shaw

Dinner for Two / Hank Shaw

Posted on May 11, 2020

At home and need some new menu ideas?  Now is the time to start following Hank Shaw – Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. For our Classic Alumni who have me Hank (he has been to the Classsic twice),...

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The Classic Bids Fond Farewell to Raven III Comments Off on The Classic Bids Fond Farewell to Raven III

The Classic Bids Fond Farewell to Raven III

Posted on Mar 27, 2020

Raven III was a VIP guest at the 2012 Classic in Oakley, and returned with Ron again in 2017 in Colby – RIP – Here’s a nice tribute By TORI J. MCCORMICK , SPECIAL TO THE STAR TRIBUNE...

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Welcome Wander Woman-Kansas! Comments Off on Welcome Wander Woman-Kansas!

Welcome Wander Woman-Kansas!

Posted on Mar 5, 2020

The 2020 Classic welcomes Jessica White “Looking for outdoor adventures that you can experience with other women? If so, Wander Woman is for you. We get women out of the house and into the great...

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Meet Food For Hunters Comments Off on Meet Food For Hunters

Meet Food For Hunters

Posted on Mar 5, 2020

The Classic Welcomes Jenny Wheatley – Food For Hunters is a great website for all things hunting & food. “Hi! We’re Rick and Jenny Wheatley. We met at a horse stable in Anaheim,...

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Pheasant Stew Comments Off on Pheasant Stew

Pheasant Stew

Posted on Mar 5, 2020

  The Classic Welcomes Courtney Nicolson  – HUNT TO EAT Hunting Apparel – great apparel,  great stories, great recipes:   “This stew recipe is adapted from Taste of Home...

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