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.


The Hunters and Anglers is Selling Surplus Trailers on June 14th


There are two trailers that will be sold to the member who submits a sealed bid by June 14th.  Please see the details below:

  • Trailers
    • 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.