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GAME MEAT PREPARATION WORK BEE; Donations for auctions are due too

Join the crew this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Conservation Centre for a work bee to prepare meat for the Wild Game Dinner. Bring your sharp knife and your cutting board.

All members, please note that your collected donations are due, at the latest, Saturday, January 21st. (One week is needed to catalogue and sort items for the auctions.) Bring your donations, with the names of the donors attached, to the Conservation Centre or to the Clansmen Motel in Richard’s Landing. Thank you for your support.

WILD GAME DINNER TICKET SALES THIS SATURDAY!

The Wild Game Dinner will be Saturday, January 28th, at the Royal Canadian Legion in Richards Landing, ON.

Ticket sales will be Saturday, January 7th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Conservation Centre, 1802 Twentieth Side Road, St. Joseph Island; first come, first served.  Tickets are $55.00 per person donation.  6-ticket limit per purchaser.  Cash or cheque only, please.

WILD GAME DINNER 2023 is January 28th

The Wild Game Dinner is on! Saturday, January 28th, at 5:00 p.m. the doors at the Royal Canadian Legion in Richards Landing will open for the Wild Game Dinner. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. The evening will include auctions and raffles. Be sure to get your tickets.

TICKET SALES will be on the morning of Saturday, January 7, at the Conservation Centre, 1802 Twentieth Side Road. Tickets are $55.00 per person, and they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan to pay by cash or cheque. (No Internet is available.)

ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS POTLUCK AND PHOTO CONTEST

Our annual get-together is back! Members, friends, neighbours and family are welcome at the Conservation Centre on Saturday, December 3, at 5:00 p.m. Drinks, snacks and visiting at 5:00 p.m. Potluck dinner, buffet style, served at 6:00 p.m. Photo contest and social follow dinner. Please bring your favourite dish, beverages of your choice and a donation for the Island Food Bank. The Photo Contest is open to members. All present at the Club may vote for winners.

PHOTO CONTEST RULES

ST. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers Photo
Contest
CATEGORIES – Wildlife (animals, birds, fish, insects……)
Hunting shot i.e. holding or showing a
dead animal.
Fishing shot— i.e. reeling in the big one.
Scenery
Trail Camera photo
Video – wildlife, fishing, or hunting
RULES – Must be a club member
Photos must be 8″ X 10″
This is a contest of images of wild North American
scenes or animals, no photos of pets, domestic animals,
zoo animals or game farm animals allowed.
Photos should accurately reflect the reality of the subject
matter or scene as it naturally appears.
Slight adjustments of colour, contrast and exposure
are allowed, as in cropping. Photos heavily digitally
altered or the digital composite will be disqualified.
No names, locations etc., on photos.
Each person can enter TV/O photos for each category.
Photos to be entered in l)ec. (date to be chosen later) fbr
judging that same night.
JUDGING – Special night set aside for photos/videos voted on by
everyone in attendance (can vote once for each
category).
Winners will be posted for viewing on the club house
wall.
One winner in each category, to be framed and placed
on the club house wall for two years then put in a
photo album.

2022 Island Family Fish Derby – Ninth Annual

July 2 to July 10 2022

Ontario waters in contact with St. Joseph Island including waters in contact with the north shore from Bar River to Thessalon

Children:             $20.00 (15 and under)

Adults:                 $50.00

Registration:      Registration and payment by cash or cheque will be at the St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers Conservation Centre 1802 20th sideroad on Friday, July 1st from 12 Noon until 8:00 p.m. or on Saturday, July 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon; includes meal at Awards presentations

Pre-registration forms are available on line at Registration Form

Rules are available at 2022-island-fish-derby-rules

Contest Rules Available at 2022 Derby Contest Rules

Meal & Prizes:  Sunday, July 10th at 4:00 p.m.

Categories:        Bass/Pike/Perch/Pickerel/Salmon (includes Trout) and Lake Herring (Cisco)

Prizes:                  Cash prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in each category based on a photo (MEASURING DEVICE AND DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED AT REGISTRATION) mystery prizes for fish caught will also be awarded.

Contacts:             John Paterson (705) 246-3352 or Kevin Coombs (705) 989-7319

Wild Turkey Hunting Workshop, April 23rd

Wild Turkey Workshop click on link for more information

Wild Turkey Registration Form click on link to register online.

Where – St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers Conservation Centre, 1802 20th Side Road.

When – Saturday April 23, 2022 9-4 PM

Workshop will cover hunting strategies and techniques, biology, behaviour, identification, equipment and much more.

Indoor and outdoor demonstrations highlighting calling, setup, cleaning and cooking will take place throughout the day.

Lunch will be provided.