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2016 December 1
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2016 November 9
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Next Meeting…Wednesday, November 9th, 2016…Eagles Club

Free burgers for paid members at 6 PM…Meeting at 7 PM

Please help us sell the gas and grocery raffle tickets.  The drawing will be held in January.  You can turn the tickets in to Perry at Rural Water or to Jill at the Shoe Shop.  If you can sell more tickets contact Perry 490-1797

Jr Naturalists- Jr Naturalists will be at the fish hatchery on November 17th at 6pm. This month will be making dream catchers.  People are asked to bring feathers with them.  If you have any questions contact Harley Mairs at Harley.mairs@vcsu.edu or 701-680-0467

Annie Oakley Shoot- The shoot was held on September 20th.  There were 29 contestants and the winner this year was Dan Anderson.  There was $209 raised for hunter’s education that night.

VCHS Fall Trap League- 17 kids signed up to shoot this fall at VCHS.  There are five other schools shooting in the fall league, with around 70 kids total shooting.

Legislative – Dick Monson gave a report on what is happening at the state level at the October meeting.  Gary Will would like the club to support lowering the number of out of state mule deer bow licenses available to nonresidents.  If there are any other items members would like discussed they should bring them to the club.

Election of Officers- December will be election of club officers, if you are interested in running contact Perry

BCWF Predator Hunt- The club’s predator hunt will be on February 4th

Deer for the Food Pantry – We will be taking deer for the food pantry again this year.  Just take your deer to Valley Meats and let Rod know it’s being donated to the food pantry and that the wildlife club is paying for it.

Buck Show – The buck show will be held at the Valley City Eagles on Monday November 21st.  If you would like to help with the buck show contact TJ 490-0929.

Hides for Habitat- We will be having hides for habitat again this year.  There will be a 50/50 cash prize again this year.

NDWF Convention – The convention will be January 20 – 22. Let Perry know if you are interested in going.

Website Pictures – Our club website needs some new pictures, send pictures to barneswildlife@gmail.com

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

11/21….Buck Show

1/14……Winter Derby

1/21……Sheyenne Valley Calling Contest  

2/4………BCWF Predator Hunt

 

2016 November 2
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October Newsletter

2016 October 7
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Next Meeting…Wednesday, October 12th, 2016…Eagles Club

Free burgers for paid members at 6 PM…Meeting at 7 PM

If you have not renewed your membership yet or you would like to sign up you can download a form to send in from our website , by talking to a club officer, or by stopping at L&H Shoe Shop.

Our benefits include our club newsletter, free burgers at most meetings, and a subscription to North Dakota Outdoors Magazine.

Fall Banquet – The banquet will be Friday, October 28th at the Valley City Eagles Club.  There are early bird tickets available at L&H Shoe Shop and Northwestern Industries, early bird tickets must be purchased by October 15th to be eligible for the $100 Valley Meats Gift Certificate.  Banquet setup will be 10/27.

Jr Naturalists- Next event is archery, on 10/13 at 4 pm. Contact Harley to RSVP 701-680-0467.

Gaylon Hansen Youth Outdoors Day- It was a success again this year with roughly 25 youth attending.

Fisheries Project – BCW and Dakota Anglers split the cost to repair the boat ramp at Fox Lake.

Hunters Ed-   The 27 students completed the course.  The next Hunters Ed class will be in March.

Legislative- 2017 is a legislative year.  If there is any items members would like discussed they should bring them to the club.

Hides for Habitat- We will be having hides for habitat again this year.  There will be a 50/50 cash prize again this year.

Deer for the Food Pantry – We will be taking deer for the food pantry again this year.  Just take your deer to Valley Meats and let Rod know it’s being donated to the food pantry and that the wildlife club is paying for it.

Buck Show – The buck show will be held at the Valley City Eagles on Monday November 21st.  If you would like to help with the buck show contact TJ 490-0929.

Sheyenne Valley Calling Contest- The contest will be January 21st

Winter Derby – The winter derby will be January 14th

NDWF Convention – The convention will be January 20 – 22. Let Perry know if you are interested in going.

Website Pictures – Our club website needs some new pictures, send pictures to barneswildlife@gmail.com

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

10/28….Fall Banquet

11/21….Buck Show

1/14……Winter Derby

1/21……Sheyenne Valley Calling Contest                                                                                                              

Printed Copies available at the Shoe Shop

2016 September 21
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Junior Naturalist Fall Schedule

2016 September 21
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September 29th Nature Scavenger Hunt

Medicine Wheel Park at 6pm.

October 13th Archery

Fish Hatchery at 4pm.

November 17th Building Dream Catchers

Fish Hatchery at 6pm.

This will be our schedule for the fall school year. We are super excited for this year’s events and we cannot wait to see the children! Each event will be around an hour to an hour and half depending on the event. Along with the event we will also be showing a slideshow about fun facts and safety regarding the month’s activity. Hope to see you there!

September Newsletter

2016 September 1
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Next Meeting…Wednesday, September 14th, 2016…Eagles Club

Fall Banquet – The banquet will be Friday, October 28th at the Valley City Eagles Club.  There will be early bird tickets available at L&H Shoe Shop and Northwestern Industries, early bird tickets must be purchased by October 15th to be eligible for the $100 Valley Meats Gift Certificate.  Please be at the September meeting if you can help at the banquet, take a donation list, or put up some posters.  If you can’t make it to the meeting, but you can help with the banquet contact Perry or Jeff.

Trap Shoot Fun Night / Annual Annie Oakley Shoot – Is scheduled for Sept. 20th, 6 pm at the Valley City Trap Club.  There will be food and prizes.  All proceeds go to the Hunters Education Program.  Contact Todd at 840-1198 or Skip at 490-3211 with any questions.

Take a Kid Fishing – We had a good turn out again this year.  28 kids signed up, 26 came that day.

Summer Fishing Derby – Congratulations to Casey Dodgson & Logan Clark for winning the summer walleye derby and setting a new record with 39.70 lbs.  The also caught the biggest walleye of the weekend weighing in at 7.7 lbs.   We had 102 teams this year for the 27th Annual Barnes County Wildlife Walleye Tournament on Lake Ashtabula. The tournament was held on June 11th and 12th. There were 206 walleyes weighed in over the weekend, totaling 520 lbs.  More info below and pictures are available on the clubs website and Facebook Page.

Trap Team – The trap team did well at the state tournament placing 4th as a team out of 20 teams.  Braylen Bruns placed 2nd shooting 98 out of 100.  The state tournament took place in Horace on June 18th.  Thanks to TJ for getting everything going and coaching the team.

Pheasant Chicks – We handed out 1800 chicks this year to 15 raisers.

Ashtabula Fireworks Show- The club donated $500 to the fireworks show at Lake Ashtabula this summer, up from the $200 that was donated last year.

2016 July 18
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Valley City Trap Team take 4th at State Competition

2016 June 21
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Here are the results from the state trap competition in Horace, ND on Saturday, June 18th.
In the Novice Male division Sam Beierle placed 7th shooting a 79 out of 100.
In the Novice Female division Erin Roswick tied for 9th place shooting a 64 out of 100.
In the JV Male division Matt Lyter tied for 4th place shooting a 91 out of 100 and Kyle Triebold tied for 16th place shooting 84 out of 100.
In the JV Female Division Ally Anderson placed 13th shooting 61 out of 100.
In the Varsity Male division Braylen Bruns placed 2nd shooting 98 out of 100, Blake Didier and Calvin Bjornson tied for 8th place shooting 94 out of 100. Braylen Bruns also took 2nd overall in the entire competition.
The team took 4th place out of 20 teams competing. Here are the top five team scores
GFC – 475
Devils Lake – 472
GFRR – 468
VC – 465
Shanley – 454
I would like to thank all those that helped at the state shoot. It was a great success for our school and competitors that shot at the state shoot. We have some super volunteers too many to thank, but all that helped and came and supported our kids was great. There was nothing but positive things that came out of our trap team! Thank you to all that helped make this a success and allowed these kids to have fun and compete.

2016 June 13
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