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Deer for the Food Pantry Program

2014 October 9
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Hunters wishing to participate must obtain a processing certificate before deer are taken to Valley Meats.

Deer donated must be legally tagged and hunters must be in possession of the carcass tag before deer will be accepted.
BCWF will pay for the processing fee upon receipt of the processing ticket.

Contact Goose to receive your processing certificates @ 701-845-2970 ext. 3

2014 October 7
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Next Meeting is Wednesday, October 8th. Burgers start at 6pm

2014 September 12
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Fall Banquet

September Newsletter

2014 September 9
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NEXT MEETING…WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10,2014…VFW CLUB

FREE BURGERS FOR PAID MEMBERS AT 6 PM…MEETING TO FOLLOW

OUR ANNUAL BANQUET/AUCTION IS COMING UP OCTOBER 31ST! WE WILL BE REQUESTING VOLUNTEERS TO GO AFTER DONATIONS. PLEASE BE THERE TO VOLUNTEER OR CONTACT PERRY KAPAUN 490-1797. THIS IS OUR BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR AND WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE IT ANOTHER SUCCESS!

FISHERIES: MOON LAKE AND SIBLEY HAD NEW BOAT RAMPS INSTALLED THIS SUMMER. A RAMP WAS ALSO INSTALLED ON THE EAST SIDE OF FOX LAKE, BUT IT NEEDS SOME TWEEKING.

SUMMER CAMPS: BCWF SPONSORED 7 KIDS TO FISHING CAMP LAST MONTH.

YOUTH PHEASANT HUNT WAS CANCELLED THIS YEAR. HOPE FOR MORE INTEREST NEXT YEAR.

SUMMER PICNIC WAS ANOTHER GREAT FEED AND SOCIAL EVENT. THANK YOU COOKS RON MANSON AND ALAN LARSON AND ALL OTHERS THAT BROUGHT THE WONDERFUL SALADS AND DESSERTS AND DONATED FISH!

JUNIOR NATURALISTS: NO DATES SET UP YET.

A SEPTEMBER EVENT WILL BE POSTED ON

THE CLUBS WEB SITE!

OBITUARY: BCWF LOST LONG TIME MEMBER

DOUG SIESCHLAG THIS SUMMER.

OUR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY.

Trap Shoot Fun Night‏

2014 August 19
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BCWF FUN NIGHT

AT THE VC TRAP RANGE

SEPT. 16, 2014

6:00 PM

ANNIE OAKLEY SHOOT AT 6:30

PROCEEDS BENEFIT OUR HUNTER ED PROGRAM.

TODD 840-1198

SKIP 490-3211

VC TRAP CLUB IS OPEN EVERY TUESDAY EVENING AND OFFERS TRAP, SKEET, LEAGUE AND OPEN SHOOTING

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!