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2014 Barnes County Wildlife Club Walleye Tournament Results

2014 June 16
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Place Team Members Saturday Sunday Total Prize
1 Dana Noot / Nick Noot 14.35 15.35 29.70 $1,500.00
2 Josh Holm / Dusty Nielsen 8.50 13.45 21.95 $1,000.00
3 Greg Enstad / Glenn Anderson 0.00 19.30 19.30 $900.00
4 Casey Dodgson / Logan Clark 7.40 10.60 18.00 $800.00
5 Kim Foell / Justin Foell 14.90 2.90 17.80 $700.00
6 Curt Horner / Scott Nelson 10.00 7.70 17.70 $600.00
7 Jared Altringer / Rick Schermer 0.00 17.55 17.55 $500.00
8 Rod Lux/ Kaleb Lux 8.60 8.60 17.25 $400.00
9 Dean Klein / Todd Joerz 0.00 16.40 16.40 $350.00
10 Justin Dahl / Jon Heidorn 6.60 9.50 16.10 $300.00
11 Chad Zaun / Shane Kalbrener 2.70 12.85 15.55 $200.00
12 Warren / Mahlon Boughton 8.20 6.75 14.95 $200.00
13 Ed Attleson / Tyler Attleson 11.20 3.20 14.40 $200.00
14 Ken Camber / Dave Odin 5.90 7.75 13.65 $200.00
15 Jason Vasichek / Dane Christensen 6.00 7.15 13.15 $200.00
16 Curt Plath / Logan Plath 5.20 7.85 13.05 $200.00
17 Ron Haux / Tim Haux 3.60 9.40 13.00 $200.00
18 Ken Didier / Tony Bundy 4.15 8.65 12.80 $200.00
19 Nathan Gomke / Ryan Gomke 5.45 7.20 12.65 $200.00
20 Braden Wenaas / Matt Sorenson 5.25 6.70 11.95 $200.00
Place Saturday Biggest Walleye Weight Prize
1 Dana Noot / Nick Noot 6.60 $200.00
2 Kim Foell / Justin Foell 6.50 $100.00
Place Sunday Biggest Walleye Weight Prize
1 Dana Noot / Nick Noot 9.50 $200.00
2 Greg Enstad / Glenn Anderson 8.65 $100.00
Place Saturday Biggest Northern Weight Prize
1 Chad Zaun / Shane Kalbrener 13.25 $100.00
2 Steve Hirchert / Mike Crabtree 12.00 $50.00
Place Sunday Biggest Northern Weight Prize
1 Dana Noot / Nick Noot 7.05 $100.00
2 Jared Altringer / Rick Schermer 5.80 $50.00

Olson Brother’s Land Dedication

2014 June 9
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OLSON BROTHERS LAND DEDICATION WAS HELD MAY 16:  NDGFD AQUIRED A SECTION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC HUNTING AND IT IS A VERY GOOD PARCEL FOR THE USE INTENDED.  WE THANK PERRY KAPAUN FOR HIS PART IN HELPING PUT THIS ALL TOGETHER

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June Newsletter

2014 June 9
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NEXT MEETING…WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014…ASHTABULA CROSSING

FREE BURGERS FOR PAID UP MEMBERS… MEETING TO FOLLOW

REPORTS AT JUNE MEETING ON:  RIVER ROAD CLEANUP, GAYLON HANSEN YOUTH OUTDOOR DAY, PHEASANT CHICK DISPERSAL AND THE FUTURE FOR HUNTING IN ND CONFERENCE.

MAY MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:

TAKE A KID FISHING DAY, SUMMER WALLEYE TOURNAMENT AND HUNTER ED CLASS ALL THIS MONTH!  SEE SCHEDULE AT BOTTOM OF PAGE OR DETAILS IN FOLLOWING LETTER.

FISHERIES PROJECTS THIS SUMMER INCLUDE THE SIBLEY AND MOON LAKE BOAT RAMPS AND A FOX LAKE ACCESS.  WE ARE EXCITED TO FINALLY GET THESE PROJECTS UP AND RUNNING!

JUNE HUNTER-ED CLASS:  JUNE 16,17,19,23,24 HELD AT THE VCSU SCIENCE CENTER, 6:00-9:30 EACH NIGHT.

FREE CLASS, REGISTER AT THE FIRST CLASS, BRING A NOTEBOOK AND PENCIL.  CLASS CHAIRS ARE SKIP PEDERSEN 845-3211 AND DUANE RIENISCH 845-1999.  MUST BE 12 YEARS OLD AND WE ALSO WELCOME PARENTS OR ANYONE OLDER THAT PLANS TO HUNT IN OTHER STATES AS MANY STATES HAVE MANDATORY CLASS REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY.

OLSON BROTHERS LAND DEDICATION WAS HELD MAY 16:  NDGFD AQUIRED A SECTION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC HUNTING AND IT IS A VERY GOOD PARCEL FOR THE USE INTENDED.  WE THANK PERRY KAPAUN FOR HIS PART IN HELPING PUT THIS ALL TOGETHER!

SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS…CHAIR IS KELLI BJORNSON 490-1440/646-6842.  CALL HER FOR REGISTRATION!

BCWF WILL PAY 75% OF CAMP COST FOR INTERESTED YOUTH (they do not need to be club members, tell your neighbors and friends.)  Both camps fill up fast so call Kelli soon!

LURE ‘EM FOR LIFE FISH CAMP…DEVILS LAKE…AGES 8-14

NDWF CONSERVATION CAMP…..GARRISON……AGES 12-15

DEL TIBKE MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT…JULY 26…BENEFIT FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN GAME WARDENS MUSEUM THAT DEL HELPED INITIATE AT THE PEACE GARDENS.

4 MAN SCRAMBLE-$180 PER TEAM—IT IS LIMITED SO GET REGISTERED ASAP!

CALL VC COUNTRY CLUB 845-4626 OR BRAD TIBKE 840-0238 FOR INFO.

VC TRAP CLUB IS OPEN EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT.  TRAP, SKEET, OPEN AND LEAGUE SHOOTING.  THEY USE WHITE BIRDS UNDER LIGHTS AFTER DARK IF INTEREST IS THERE.  IT’S ALSO A GOOD WAY TO SHARPEN UP YOUR SKILLS FOR THE FALL HUNTING SEASONS.  JUST SOUTH OF TOWN ON THE KATHRYN ROAD!

UPCOMING: 

JUNE 7——-TAKE A KID FISHING DAY (pre-register 845-2087/2378)  limited to 50 kids ages 6-10.

JUNE 14-15–SUMMER WALLEYE TOURNAMENT at Ashtabula Crossing.

JUNE 16,17,19,23,24—HUNTER ED CLASS (details listed above)

JULY 4—HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

JULY 26—DEL TIBKE MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT (details listed above)

AUG 13—CLUB PICNIC/FISH FRY AT THE DACOTAH PAVILION, CHAUTAUQUA PARK 6:30 PM.  PLEASE BRING A SALAD OR DESSERT TO SHARE, YOUR OWN BEVERAGE IF OTHER THAN POP, AND A HEARTY APETITE!  CALL JILL FOR DETAILS OR TO BE ON THE COMMITTEE TO BREAD THE FISH THAT DAY 845-2087/2378.

AUG 19—TRAP SHOOT FUN NIGHT AT VC TRAP RANGE 6:30 PM.  PROCEEDS FOR OUR HUNTER ED CLASSES.

THIS IS A FUN NIGHT TO SHOOT FOR PRIZES AND PARTAKE IN THE ANNIE OAKLEY SHOOT!

AUG 23—YOUTH PHEASANT HUNT AT THE JIM ZERFACE FARM.  POSTERS WILL BE OUT AT THE JUNE MEETING.  MUST PRE-REGISTER AND BE A HUNTER ED GRADUATE.

June Hunters Education Course

2014 May 15
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There will be a free Hunters Ed Course in June.

The classes will be June 16, 17, 19, 23, and 24. Class times will be 6pm to 9:30 pm each night at the Rhoades Science Center at VCSU. It is mandatory that you attend all of the classes. Sign up will be the first night of classes.

Students must be at least 11 years old. Bring a Pencil and Notebook.

For more information call 845-3211 or 845-1999.

May Newsletter

2014 May 12
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NEXT MEETING…WEDNESDAY, MAY 14TH,2014…VC VFW CLUB

FREE BURGERS SERVED TO PAID UP MEMBERS…6-7 PM…MEETING TO FOLLOW

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL HAS BEEN GREAT!  THERE HAS BEEN A GLICH IN P.R.’S FILES SO PLEASE BE PATIENT BUT DON’T HESITATE TO CALL JILL 845-2087/2378 IF YOU ARE NOT RECEIVING THE MAILINGS YOU EXPECT!  ALSO, PLEASE UPDATE US IF YOUR EMAIL HAS CHANGED!

WE HAVE A VERY BUSY MONTH AHEAD OF US:  See schedules at bottom of page.

APRIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:

NDWF AUTO/CASH BANQUET:  ANOTHER GREAT EVENT!  SEE WINNERS LISTED BELOW.

HUNTER ED CLASS:  JUNE CLASS SCHEDULED BELOW.  MARCH VOLUNTEER INSTRUCTORS NOT LISTED IN APRIL NEWSLETTER:  Dennis Helland, Karl Helland, Dale Veselka, Bruce Nielsen, Dave Hancock and testing helpers;  Kelly Chase, Lane Chase, Mick Retterath and Jerry Noeske.  Thanks to you all!

PERCH SPAWN HOOPS:  Accomplished and planned to get out more this year at Lake Ashtabula on time with water temperatures.  George Freadhoff (Lake Users Assoc.) is coordinating this with interested cabin owners at the lake.

NDWF SPRING ADVISORY MEETINGS: Changes to be seen in deer licenses this year, there may be a limited antelope season for 2014 and elk tags are an issue.

RALLY IN THE VALLEY:  Same weekend as our Walleye Tourney:  BCWF would like to be the organization to sponsor the ‘ducky race’. Needs are a committee that is available from our club membership for the following requirements:  chairperson, computer ability, selling ducky certificates, canoes/boats with water experienced people, catch netting at the 4th street bridge and scrubbing the duckies clean for next year.  Funds made are shared with sponsors.  If anyone is out there to step up for this event, contact Perry 490-1797.

FOX LAKE:  An access should be installed on the east side with cooperation from the Township Board and BCWF.  We are so thankful for this water access and let’s all make sure that everyone respects it!

INDOOR ARCHERY RANGE:  We are still looking for a location.  Contact Neil Pederson 840-0173.

PHEASANT CHICKS…ARRIVING  THURSDAY, MAY 29TH…5 PM AT DAKOTA PLAINS.  Be there on time to reduce stress on the birds and we thank you raisers for helping to bring back the population.

FUTURE FOR HUNTING CONFERENCE…MAY 31 IN BISMARCK; if anyone is interested call Perry 490-1797 or Richard Monson 840-2610 for details.  A growing concern for a growing State and we are staying on top of it!

VCSU SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded at the May meeting to:  Brandon Wegner, Joshua Wert and Jacob Wendel!

We praise you for furthering your education with a direction in mind.  You are our future.

VC TRAP CLUB IS NOW OPEN EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT.  Just south of VC on the Kathryn Road.  Skeet shooting, Trap, open and league shooting.  They will use white clays under lights after dark if there is interest.

GAYLON HANSEN YOUTH OUTDOORS DAY is May 31.  WE CAN REALLY USE A FEW MORE VOLUNTEERS!

If you can spare this Saturday morning to help kids enjoy and learn going through a number of mini-classes please call

TJ Hansen, 490-0929.  Parents are welcome to attend!

TAKE A KID FISHING DAY…JUNE 7TH…Goose will be requesting his committee at the May meeting, please be there to volunteer!  We dress for the weather and last year was nasty.  I predict a beautiful day this year.

SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS…

BCWF will pay 75% of camp cost for interested youth (they do not have to be club members!).  Parents plan now, but you need to contact our Club Coordinator KELLI BJORNSON 490-1440/646-6842 for the details.  She hasn’t received all info yet and both camps are the first full week in August.

LURE ‘EM FOR LIFE FISH CAMP….Devils Lake…Ages 8-14

NDWF CONSERVATION CAMP…Garrison……….Ages 12-15

NDWF AUTO/CASH BANQUET WINNERS…APRIL 5, 2014

1ST …..DAVID MARTIN, WHEATLAND…CASH OR AUTO CHOICE

2ND…..JEFF OSTER, JAMESTOWN……BROWNING RIFLE

3RD…..JUDY BOLEY, BISMARCK………GAS GRILL

REDLIN PRINTS:  ELAINE WADESON, TOM OLSON, NORTHWESTERN INDUSTRIES (LEON PYTLIK), TERRY JUSTENSEN, MATT LEGGE, ROD WILHELM, MIKE BALVITSCH, KERRY WHIPP, DAVE ZELLER, AND

RYAN ANDERSON/JEREMY PUHR.

OTHER LUCKY WINNERS OF THE EVENING:  KIM CLAUSON, ANITHA PLECITY, JOHN WEITZEL, SUE KAPAUN, JEFF DIFFERDING, JIM ZERFACE, DAVID MARTIN, DON TRIEBOLD, GENE MASSE, JEFF WURZER,

STEVE ROBERTSDAHL, NOLAN LIES, CHARLES VASICHEK AND JOE LAUTENSCHLAGER.

UPCOMING…..

MAY 13——RIVER ROAD CLEAN UP…5 pm and later, meet at VC Fish Hatchery…wear appropriate footwear & gloves.

MAY 29——PHEASANT CHICKS…Raisers to pick up 5 pm at Dakota Plains…be on time!

MAY 31——Gaylon Hansen Youth Outdoors Day…VC Trap Club…See above mentioned listing.

JUNE 7——TAKE A KID FISHING DAY…Mel Rieman’s, Lake Ashtabula, KIDS NEED TO BE PRE-REGISTERED!

JUNE 14-15—SUMMER WALLEYE TOURNEY…Still room for a few more teams.  Call Perry 490-1797.

JUNE 16,17,19,23,24—HUNTER ED CLASS…6- 9:30pm each night, bring a pencil and notebook and register on the first

                                      Night of class,  Chairs: Skip Pedersen 845-3211 and Duane Reinisch 845-1999.  Free Class!

AUGUST—MID-MONTH TENTATIVE FOR SUMMER PICNIC AND TRAP SHOOT FUN NIGHT.

AUGUST 23—YOUTH PHEASANT HUNT at the Jim Zerface farm.  Watch for summer posters!

Road Clean Up

2014 May 6
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Road clean up has been rescheduled from Wednesday May 7 @ 5 pm to Tuesday May 13 @ 5 pm, at the Valley City Hatchery.  Call Perry 490-1797 with any questions.

Road Clean Up

2014 April 28
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Road clean up has been changed from Wednesday. April 30th to Wednesday May 7 @ 5 pm, Valley City Hatchery, because of weather. Any questions call Perry 490-1797

April Newsletter

2014 April 7
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NEXT MEETING…APRIL 9TH, 2014…VC VFW CLUB
FREE BURGERS SERVED TO PAID UP MEMBERS 6 PM-7 PM
MEETING TO FOLLOW

MARCH MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:

WINTER SHOW BOOTH:  WENT WELL AGAIN!  THANK YOU CHAIRS JAY & JOSH HOLM!  ANY NEW DISPLAY IDEAS ARE WELCOME.  DEB KING, VC, WON THE CLUB JACKET DRAWING.

HUNTER ED CLASS GRADUATED 44 STUDENTS.  THANK CHAIRS SKIP PEDERSEN AND DUANE REINISCH AND OTHER VOLUNTEER INSTRUCTORS THAT MAKE THIS FREE CLASS A SUCCESS!  WE ARE STILL TENTATIVE FOR JUNE CLASS DATES.

NDGFD DEER HERD MANAGEMENT MEETINGS ATTENDED BY TJ IN CASSELTON AND PERRY IN JAMESTOWN.  CHANGES ARE COMING THAT WILL AFFECT ALL APPLICANTS; ARCHERY, DEER GUN, MUZZLELOADER, GRATIS AND OUT-OF-STATE!  BCWF WILL STAY ON TOP OF THIS.  THE NEXT LEGISLATIVE SESSION WILL HAVE ISSUES OF CONCERN!

ADVISORY MEETINGS HAVE BEEN HELD AND REPORTS TO HEAR AT APRIL MEETING.  LICENSE FEES HAVE INCREASED THIS YEAR AND YOUR FISHING LICENSE NEEDED TO BE RENEWED ON APRIL 1ST.  PURCHASE AT LOCAL VENDORS OR GO ONLINE.

2014 FISHERIES PROJECTS INCLUDE SIBLEY BOAT LANDING, MOON LAKE CEMENT RAMP AND PERCH SPAWN HOOPS (save us your fake Xmas garland-date to be set for a fun project!)

PHEASANT CHICKS HAVE TO BE ORDERED SOON!  CALL PERRY,490-1797 IF YOU ARE ABLE TO RAISE SOME TO REPLENISH THE LOCAL POPULATION.

GAYLON HANSEN YOUTH OUTDOORS DAY-MAY 31-CONTACT TJ HANSEN 490-0929 IF YOU CAN HELP WITH THIS DAY EVENT AT THE VC TRAP CLUB GROUNDS.  COMMITTEE MEETING TO FOLLOW  THE APRIL MEETING.  IDEAS FOR HANDS ON AND INFO BOOTHS WELCOME!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  AS THIS BRINGS US A WIDE AGE RANGE OF EAGER KIDS!

INDOOR ARCHERY RANGE IS STILL LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME.  REQUIREMENTS: AT LEAST 30X70 with 8’ ceiling, heated w/bathroom.  WE HAVE MEMBERSHIP WITH INTEREST.
CALL NEIL PEDERSON 840-0173 IF YOU KNOW OF A BUILDING, BASEMENT, ETC.

RIVER ROAD CLEANUP DATE TO BE SET AT APRIL MEETING.
VCSU SCHOLARSHIP RECIPEINTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THAT
MEETING ALSO.

SUMMER WALLEYE TOURNAMENT…JUNE 14-15 AT ASHTABULA CROSSING.

TREE PROJECT…100 BUR OAK CROSS SEEDLINGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PLANTING IN PUBLIC USE AREAS.  GOOD STRONG TREES!  VOLUNTEER TO PLANT ONE OR TWO.  THERE WILL BE REQUIREMENTS.  CALL DICK MONSON 840-2610 FOR DETAILS.

JUNIOR NATURALISTS…APRIL 14TH, 6 PM AT THE FISH HATCHERY. BIRD WATCHING IS THE PROGRAM AND WELCOME TO ALL AGES.  BRING BINOCULARS IF YOU HAVE THEM. PARENTS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO ATTEND.  Weather permitting and for questions call our VCSU Chair, 651-212-0754…Stephen.brown.1@vcsu.edu

March Newsletter

2014 March 11
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NEXT MEETING…MARCH 12TH, 2014…VC VFW CLUBFREE BURGERS SERVED TO PAID UP MEMBERS 6 PM…MEETING AT 7 PM

PLEASE RENEW NOW !!!!

APATHY AND PROCRASTINATION ARE NOT GOOD (WE ARE ALL GUILTY OF IT!)  TAKE TIME, DO IT NOW!

CLUB BENEFITS INCLUDE OUR NEWSLETTER, NDGFD OUTDOORS SUBSCRIPTION AND FREE MEALS!

 SINGLE/ $20—FAMILY/ $30

A PUBLIC THANK YOU FROM OUR LOCAL ICE FISHERS !!!

THANK YOU TO JIM VANDYKE, THE ELSTON BOYS, AND ALL OTHERS THAT HAVE PLOWED OUT THE ACCESSES TO THE GREAT FISHERIES LAKES WE HAVE IN THIS AREA.  WE HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE THIS YEAR WITH MINIMAL SNOW, DRIFTING, GREAT FISHING AND MAXIMUM ICE.

FEBRUARY MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:

MARLOWE GRINDLER RECEIVED $500 AWARD FROM NDGFD FOR HIS 35 YEARS IN HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTION. BCWF MATCHED IT AT HIS REQUEST AND IT WILL BE DONATED TO THE GREAT PLAINS ASSISTANCE DOGS FOUNDATION AT JUD,ND FOR SERVICE DOG TRAINING.

ND WINTER SHOW BOOTH WILL AGAIN BE DISPLAYING OUR CLUB EFFORTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 7-9.  STOP BY, SAY HI, REGISTER FOR A CLUB JACKET DRAWING, AND RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR JOIN OUR CLUB.  WE’LL HAVE LOT’S OF PAMPLETS ON A VARIETY OF WILDLIFE INTERESTS.

HUNTER-ED CLASS STARTS RIGHT AFTER WINTER SHOW!  MARCH 10,11,13,18.20.  FREE CLASS OFFERED BY OUR CLUB AND IS MANDATORY FOR YOUTH 11 YEARS OLD OR ANYONE BORN AFTER DEC, 31, 1961 THAT NEED TO APPLY FOR A LICENSE.  CHAIRS: SKIP PEDERSEN 845-3211 or DUANE REINISCH 845-1999.

HELD AT VCSU SCIENCE CENTER, 6-9:30 PM EACH NIGHT.  YOU MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES.  BRING A PENCIL AND NOTEBOOK, REGISTER AT THE FIRST CLASS.  WE HAVE MANY PARENTS TAKE THIS CLASS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AS IT IS REQUIRED FOR OUT OF STATE HUNTING APPLICATIONS.

INDOOR ARCHERY RANGE…WE HAVE THE AUDI SITE UNTIL THE END OF MARCH.  WE HAVE INTEREST AND MEMBERSHIP AND HAVE BEEN CHECKING OUT LOCATIONS FOR A NEW FACILITY.  IF YOU KNOW OF A PLACE THAT HAS SPACE MINIMUM 30’X70’ WITH 8’ CEILING, HEATED WITH BATHROOM ACCESS PLEASE CALL NEIL PEDERSON 840-0173.  HE WILL KEEP YOU IN TOUCH WITH STATE INDOOR SHOOT TOURNAMENTS ALSO.

GAYLON HANSEN YOUTH OUTDOOR DAY…MAY 31…THE COMMITTEE NEEDS YOUR HELP!  WE NEED YOUR HELP FOR IDEAS OR VOLUNTEERING!  CONTACT ANY CLUB OFFICER FOR INFO.  THIS EVENT IS HELD AT THE VC TRAP CLUB AND IS A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUTH OF ALL AGES FOR HANDS ON CONTACT!

JUNIOR NATURALISTSMARCH 31…ARCHERY…6 PM,VC FISH HATCHERY…outdoor event (weather permitting)

FOR 5TH GRADERS AND OLDER.  CONTACT: stephen.brown.1@vcs.edu  or 651-212-0754651-212-0754.

VCSU SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE…$250…CALL US!  DEADLNE IS APRIL 4TH,2014.

PHEASANT CHICK ORDERS …  INTERESTED RAISERS CAN CALL PERRY AT 490-1797 FOR THE DETAILS.

WE NEED TO GET THOSE BIRDS OUT THERE!

TREE PROJECT…BCWF WILL HAVE 100 BUR OAK CROSS TREES TO DISPERSE FOR PUBLIC AREAS.  CONTACT RICHARD MONSON 840-2610.

FISHERIES…NO DATES YET FOR THE SIBLEY BOAT RAMP AND PERCH SPAWN HOOPS (save your fake Christmas garland and wreaths for us, drop off at Bayshore City Side).

NDGFD HAS HAD GREAT INPUT WITH DEER MANAGEMENT MEETINGS ACROSS THE STATE.  STAY TUNED FOR SPRING ADVISORY MEETING DATES.

FUTURE OF HUNTING CONFERENCE MEETING #5 IS MAY 31ST.  CONTACT PERRY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING.  CHANGES ARE HAPPENING AND WE NEED TO STAY ON TOP OF THINGS!

CLEAN WATER, WILDLIFE AND PARKS PETITION…NO NEWS TO DATE. CONTACT RICHARD MONSON 840-2610.

BARNES CO. PARK BOARD HAS A POSITION OPEN.  CONTACT THE COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE.

BCWF PREDATOR HUNT HAD 38 HUNTERS, 15 TEAMS AND TOOK 8 COYOTES.  THANK YOU CHAIRS RANDY BOSTROM, GOOSE KAPAUN AND COMMITTEE.  BRAEDEN WENAAS WON THE RIFLE.

BCWF PREDATOR HUNT RESULTS

2-8-2014

1ST….3….Nick Nielsen, Beau Blumler, Tyler Kosse

2nd….2….Christian Owen, Gary and Brayden Will

3rd….1….Melvin, Tony and Josh Berger

4th….1….Casey Colemer, Eric and Chas Parkman

5th….1….Bill Berntson, Chris Lindgren, Paul Drabus

6th….0….Jerry and Nate Lutkemeier

7th….0….Braeden Wenaas, Steve and Levi Robertsdahl

Largest coyote…31.7 #…2nd place team

Smalles coyote…17.4 #…1st place team

UPCOMING:

RMEF….MARCH 22, JAMESTOWN, GLADSTONE

DUCKS UNLIMITED…MARCH 27, VC EAGLES

NDWF AUTO/CASH BANQUET…APRIL 5, VC EAGLES

February News Letter

2014 February 7
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NEXT MEETING…FEBRUARY 12TH, 2014…VFW CLUB

FREE BURGERS FOR PAID UP MEMBERS AT 6 PM…MEETING AT 7 PM

WELCOME ALL RENEWALS AND NEW MEMBERS!  WE HAVE A STRONG AND ACTIVE CLUB IN THIS COMMUNITY!

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE OUR CLUB NEWSLETTER, BURGERS AT MOST MEETINGS AND A SUBSCRIPTION TO NDGFD OUTDOORS MAGAZINE!  AND WE ENCOURAGE YOUR INPUT AND SUPPORT IN OUR PROJECTS AND EVENTS!

IF YOU HAVE NOT RENEWED YET, DO SO ASAP!—–SINGLE/$20…FAMILY/$30—–IT’S A GREAT DEAL!

RENEW OR JOIN THROUGH ANY OFFICER OR AT L&H SHOE SHOP.  WE HAVE A FEW CALENDARS LEFT.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE/LANDOWNER APPRECIATION SUPPER HAD A GREAT TURNOUT.

LANDOWNER DRAWING:  REDLIN PENCIL PRINT, DARRYL SMITH…BCWF JACKET, MIKE BAASCH…SHIRTS & HATS ALSO WON BY OTHERS.  WE THANK OUR LANDOWNERS FOR THEIR COOPERATION  WITH US OUTDOORS ENTHUSIASTS!

GAS/GROCERY WINNERS:  $300 GAS, PHIL KRENZ;  $200 GAS, KEVIN NAWMAN;  $100 GROCERY, RODNEY O’CLAIR AND ROBIN CRUFF/IDLAND;  $100 VALLEY MEAT, EDIE JOHNSON.

COMMITTEE GUN DRAWING:  PERRY KAPAUN !

JANUARY MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:

NDWF CONVENTION:  REPORT FROM RODNEY O’CLAIR:  CLEAN WATER, WILDLIFE & PARKS MEASURE IS GETTING NEGATIVE PUBLICITY ON STATE MEDIA. BCWF PLANS A LOCAL PRO-PRESENTATION.  ESTATE DONATIONS WILL BRING POSSIBILITY FOR EXPANDED PROJECTS.  DU HAS A MEASURE IN PROCESS, THE FUTURE OF HUNTING IN ND MEETING NUMBER 5 IS UPCOMING, CLIMATE CHANGE (?) AND NDGFD DEER LICENSE DISPERSAL FOR 2014…OF WHICH THERE WILL BE UPCOMING MEETINGS FOR CONCERNED HUNTERS.  WE ENCOURAGE YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THESE MEETINGS PUT ON BY NDGFD BECAUSE WE KNOW IT IS AN ISSUE!  HERE ARE THE DATES AND CLOSEST LOCATIONS:  7 PM AT ALL…

FEB. 17, CASSELTON, FIRE HALL—FEB. 25, JAMESTOWN, THE BUNKER.

R.A.P. AUCTION WILL BE HELD IN MINOT THIS YEAR ON MAY 3RD.

ND ENVIROTHON WAS AGAIN SPONSORED BY BCWF.  AN ENCOURAGING EDUCATION FOR YOUTH AND OUR PRECIOUS NATURAL RESOURCES.  LOCAL COMPETITION IS HELD AT WESLEY ACRES IN LATE SUMMER AND THEY WOULD LOVE TO HAVE INTERESTED VOLUNTEERS CHECK IT OUT.  CALL JILL 845-2378 FOR INFO.

WINTER SHOW BOOTH:  MARCH 7-9…NEED VOLUNTEERS TO SIT FOR 2-4 HOUR SHIFTS FOR THE WEEKEND TO PROMOTE OUR CLUB!  CHAIR, JAY HOLM 490-1293 WILL HAVE SLOTS AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO CHOSE FROM AT THE FEB. MEETING.

BUDDY-UP, A TWO PERSON TEAM WORKS BEST, BUT THERE IS ROOM FOR A KID ALSO.

HUNTER-ED CLASS:  MARCH 10,11,13,18,20…VCSU RHOADES SCIENCE CENTER, 6-9:30pm.  FREE CLASS.  REGISTER AT THE FIRST CLASS, BRING PENCIL & NOTEBOOK, MUST BE 11 YRS. OLD (MANY PARENTS TAKE THIS CLASS WITH THEIR KIDS IF THEY WERE BORN AFTER 12-31-61 TO OBTAIN A 2014 DEER LICENSE OR AN OUT OF STATE APPLICATION).

CALL CO-CHAIRS:  SKIP PEDERSEN 845-3211 OR DUANE REINISCH 845-1999.

HUNTER-ED CONVENTION:  DUANE REINISCH RECEIVED HIS 20 YEAR INSTRUCTOR AWARD.

INDOOR ARCHERY RANGE IS STILL OPEN MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 7-10pm AT THE AUDI.  NEIL PEDERSON AT 840-0173 CAN KEEP YOU UPDATED.  THE NEW OWNERS ARE LETTING US STAY UNTIL REMODEL PLANS START.

ICE FISHING DERBY HAD A GOOD CROWD ON THE ICE. LOTS OF FISH, LOTS OF ENTHUSIASM AND A ’WHOPPER WALLEYE’ WAS CAUGHT (see results posted).  WE THANK JAY HOLM & COMMITTEE, THE FISH TANK, ENTERPRISE SALES AND  DONATORS MAKE THIS A GREAT FAMILY EVENT!

FISHERIES PROJECTS 2014-SIBLEY BOAT RAMP AND TENTATIVE FOR A MOON LAKE CEMENT LANDING.

2014 TREE REEF WILL NOT HAPPEN…OUR STOCKPILE AT SUNDSTROM’S WAS TORCHED BY VANDALS.  ANY LEADS?

JUNIOR NATURALISTS:  MEETING FEB. 24, 5:30pm AT FISH HATCHERY FOR NATURE ARTS & CRAFTS.  THIS IS TARGETED FOR YOUNGER KIDS BUT OPEN TO ALL.  CALL VCSU CHAIR KURT BROWN 651-212-0754 FOR MORE INFO.

HIDES FOR WILDLIFE WINNER:  RODNEY O’CLAIR.

VCSU SCHOLARSHIPS:  BCWF WILL AGAIN AWARD 3/$250 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR.  APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FROM ANY CLUB OFFICER, L&H SHOE SHOP OR BARNES RURAL WATER.  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 4TH, 2014.

SUMMER WALLEYE DERBY IS JUNE 14-15.  MARK YOUR CALENDAR.

2014 PHEASANT TAIL CONTEST

19 ENTRIES

1ST.…24 8/16…LEVI ROBERTSDAHL

2ND….24 7/16…GOOSE KAPAUN

3RD…24…AL SCHUMACHER

GIFT CERTIFICATE WINNERS:

EUGENE PEDERSON, STEVE ROBERTSDAHL,

BOB ANDERSON, MATT SORENSON, MARK HANSEN, SAMARA HANSEN, PERRY KAPAUN,

WAYNE, JOSH & JACOB LIEBERSBACH,

ETHAN KAPAUN AND LARRY LEIER.