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Midwest Morel Fest



LEARN, HUNT, BUY…MOREL MUSHROOMS during Ottawa’s Annual Midwest Morel Fest.  This unique festival offers ‘everything mushrooms’ from the morel enthusiast to the curious observer!  All events take place at Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N).  This year enjoy a Morel Market, a large variety of handcrafted Vendors, Home Brewers Tasting Tent and Competition, Food and  Music.  And don’t forget  MOREL UNIVERSITY where you can learn to identify morels then take off for a guided hunt.  We have set aside land JUST FOR YOU!

Both hunts have limited availability.

13+ presale $30 until April1, $35 April 2 to April 27, after April 27 at the door price $50.

12 under presale $15 until April 1, April 2 to April 27, $20 after April 27 at door prices of $35.

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Morel Registration 2018 APRIL 2

  • Please choose Guided or Championship

    The Guided Hunt and the Championship Hunt will run at the same time (9 – 11:30a), but at different sites. Please choose one or the other for your participation. Thanks, and happy hunting! GUIDED HUNT - Take the 30minute class to learn what it takes to find morels. Nature takes all the guess work out of it, but you have to know what to look for. Then you will be taken to a private site with a guide to help you hunt and locate morels. At the end morels that are found will be divided amongst attendees. CHAMPIONSHIP HUNT - This is a competition for prize money and notoriety. You will be going up against veterans of morel hunting. Competitors will be taken to a private site, given rules and instructions and let loose to hunt on their own. There is a time limit. Prizes will be given in several categories, and competitors get to keep their morels. Non-Refundable, rain or shine!
  • GUIDED HUNT - 9AM - 11:30AM

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