On Thursday , October 11th, at 7:30 p.m., the Club will host guest speaker, The General Manager of Green for Life, GFL, will speak about Recycling in Algoma and on St. Joseph Island. Guests are welcome; no entry fees. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the SJIHA Conservation Centre, (access off Twentieth Side Road.)
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.
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 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.
SURPLUS TRAILERS TO BE SOLD
There are two trailers that will be sold to the member who submits a sealed bid by June 14th. Please see the details below:
- small trailer with ramp has a reserve bid of $500; the older smaller skidoo trailer has a reserve bid of $100.
- Members were advised at the General Meeting on May 10, on our website and in a note accompanying the emailed minutes that sealed bids will be accepted up to 7:00 pm, June 14th by mail or in person to Club.
- Bids will be opened at June 14th
The trailers can be seen at the Conservation Centre.
The Gun Show and Outdoor Day is nearly here! Throughout the day, there will be many vendors who will be selling or trading guns, knives and fishing and hunting accessories. There will be outdoor exhibitors with ATV’s, jet skis, docks, boats, motors, etc. Hourly seminars will explain and demonstrate the development of wildlife food plots, wild turkey calling and numerous other topics (see below for schedule). There will be an interactive outdoor archery range. The day also includes official antler scoring, so be sure to bring your deer or moose antlers. A raffle will give you a chance to win a gun or bow. The on-site nature trails are open for exploration, and food and drinks will be available all day. This is a family-oriented event. Admission is by donation.
Location – in the outdoor tent
|10:00 am||Wildlife Food plots||Steve Elmy/Kevin Coombs
|11:00 am||Turkey Calling and Hunting||Dylan Jollineau
|12:00 pm||Filming Your Outdoor Adventures||Steve Elmy
Homegrown Hunter TV Show
|1:00 pm||Peak seasons for fish species in the St. Marys River||John Giuliani
John Giuliani Fishing Adventures
|2:00 pm||Wildlife Food Plots||Steve Elmy/Kevin Coombs
|3:00 pm||To Be determined|
Elections are just one month away!
The Board executive positions, President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary are available. These are one-year terms and any member in good standing is eligible for nomination. Three Director positions, two-year terms) are also open for election. Attend the Annual General Meeting on April 12, and be nominated for a position. New members are welcome.