25th ANNIVERSARY WILD GAME DINNER 2019: JANUARY 26 at the RC Legion in Richards Landing

Join us for the 25th Anniversary Wild Game Dinner on January 26, 2019.

Doors open at 5:00 pm. when the bar opens and appetisers are served.  Dinner is served at 7:00 p.m.  Silent auctions, a live auction, raffles of the ‘Snake Bite Kit and Hunter’s Choice will follow the dessert service.  Tickets to the dinner will be sold at the Conservation Centre on Saturday, January 5th beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Tickets are sold on  a first-come-first-served basis.  Ticket purchase limits are 8 tickets per person.


The annual Wild Game Dinner is Saturday, January 26, 2019.  That is only 11 weeks from the opening of deer season on St. Joseph Island.  This year is the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner: an achievement to celebrate!  The second planning meeting will be Tuesday, January 8, at 7:30 at the Conservation Centre.  All Club members are invited to plan and to help.

SAVE THE DATE! The Annual Community Christmas Potluck and Photo Contest is December 1

The St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers Club invites all members, friends and neighbours to our annual Christmas Potluck and Photo Contest.  The doors open and social hour begins at 5:00 p.m.  Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m.  After dinner, plan on lingering for games and visiting.  Please bring your favourite dish to share, a donation to the Island Food Bank and your favourite beverage.  Saturday, December 1, at the Conservation Centre.


See Local Celebrities on TV Show Homegrown Hunter

See local ‘celebrities,’ Nathan Coombs and Larry Skinkle with Steve Elmy of Rack Stacker, on next week’s episode of Homegrown Hunter.  Last January, the episode was filmed.  It airs on Wild TV from Tuesday through Sunday September 4 to 9, at the following times:

  •     Tuesday 7:00 a.m.
  •     Wednesday 1:30 p.m.
  •      Thursday 6:00 p.m.
  •      Saturday 1:30 a.m.
  •      Sunday 9:30 p.m.
Algoma Conservation Center Building


On Thursday August 9, the General Meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. with an outdoor, potluck dinner.  The gate will be open by 5:00 p.m.  As in past years, officials and staff of the MNRF will be our guests.  They will be present to answer and comment on any questions that you may have about hunting, angling, wildlife management, outdoor safety and conservation.  The August informal get-together with the MNRF has been a highlight of our summers.  You won’t want to miss attending this year!  Non-member guests are welcome.
Please bring your favourite dish to share and a beverage of your choice.  There are benches, but you may want to bring a lawn chair.  The Conservation Centre will be open if the weather prevents sitting outdoors.


Hi Everyone,

Here is a schedule of events:

Tuesday, July 17 and 24, at 7:00 p.m.: Deer Tales making at the Conservation Centre

Friday, July 27, at 4:00 p.m.: Volunteers needed in the food booths at the Richards Landing Community Night

Saturday, July 28, at 8:00 a.m.: Volunteers needed in the Deer Tales Booth at the Boat Races and Car Show in Hilton Beach

The Fifth Annual Island Fishing Derby is June 30 to July 8



The Fifth Annual Island Fishing Derby is the first week of July and coincides with the free Family Fishing Week in Ontario.  Registration will take place at the Conservation Centre beginning Friday, June 29 at noon and fishing will begin at 6:00 a.m. on June 30th.  Registration closes at noon June 30th.   The Derby will close at noon on Sunday July 8th.  An awards dinner with presentations will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 8th.  Cash awards will be given for the largest fish in each species category.  Mystery prizes will be revealed at the dinner and presentations.