2017 BCWF Ice Fishing Derby
We had around 240 people fishing this year. There were 9 fish weighed in. The ties are broke by weigh in time.
Perch Prize Weight
- Jessie Knutson, Moorhead Vexilar FL12 .58 lbs
- Ramona Lockwood, Sanborn Eskimo Ice House .58 lbs
- Heidi Klein, Devils Lake $100 .58 lbs
Walleye Prize Weight
- Jessie Knutson, Moorhead $300 3.06 lbs
- Heidi Klein, Devils Lake Vexilar Camera 1.83 lbs
- Mitch Wright, Valley City $100 1.00 lbs
Northern Prize Weight
- Cory Knutson, Valley City $300 1.86 lbs
- Ashley Hall, Langdon Eskimo Ice House Drawing
- Zac Shape, Valley City $100 Drawing
Cash Drawings from Ticket
- Dawn Haas, Page $300
- Bill McClaflin, West Fargo $200
- Mark Hill, Valley City $100
Next Meeting/Christmas Party…Wednesday, December 14th, 2016…Eagles Club
Social 5:30… Hors d’Oeuvres at 6:00…Meeting at 7:00
Please bring a donation for the food pantry
Buck Show – We had a great turn out at the buck show this year. There were 44 heads scored, 30 in the senior division, 9 in junior division and 5 that were not eligible for the contest. Seniors Results: 1st Place: Scott Tangen, 2nd Place: Randi Van Enk and 3rd Place: Jim Altringer. Juniors Results: 1st Place: Tessa Schroeder, 2nd Place: Samantha Nelson and 3rd Place: Nick Kvilvang. . TJ would like to thank everyone that helped with the show.
Archery- Archery is starting the second week of January. They will be shooting Monday and Wednesday nights from 7pm-9pm. The location is still 1025 4 Bottle Drive in the northwest industrial park between Drug Plastics and the Barnes County Municipal Airport. For more information call Neil Pederson at 840-0173.
Membership Drive and Landowner Appreciation Supper- Will be January 4th at the Eagles.
Gas and Grocery Raffle Tickets- Please turn tickets into Perry or bring them with to the Membership Drive. The drawing will take place that night.
BCWF Banquet – Numbers were down at bit this year. There were 220 people fed, down 27 from last year. Donations were also down and approximately $3,000 less in profit made.
NDWF Convention – The convention will be January 20th through the 22th in Bismarck. Please contact Perry if you are interested in going.
Pheasant Tail Contest – The pheasant tail contest will take place before the January Meeting. Please bring in the entire tail section from the pheasant.
NDHS Trap – Both Emma Meilke and Bralen Bruns placed well in the fall trap league.
Pickup Banquet – Tickets are available, please contact Perry if you are interested in going. There are only 425 tickets available.
Artificial Garland- We will be doing the perch spawning rings on Ashtabula again this year. Please save any artificial garland you were planning on throwing away for the club.
Upcoming Dates to Remember:
1/4……. Membership Drive and Landowner Appreciation Supper
1/11……Pheasant tail contest and January Meeting
1/14……Ice Fishing Derby
1/21……Sheyenne Valley Predator Hunt
2/7…….BCWF Predator Hunt
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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
Upcoming Dates to Remember:
1/21……Sheyenne Valley Calling Contest
2/4………BCWF Predator Hunt