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2015 March 16
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Youth PF Hunt Poster

March Newsletter

2015 March 2
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Next Meeting…Wednesday, March 11th, 2014…VFW 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.

BCWF Predator Hunt:  We had 20 teams this year and 42 hunters.  They shot 16 coyotes.  The winning team was Jesse Faul, Kade Nice, and Justin Brotzler with 3 coyotes.  Large Dog went to Gary Will and Clay Elliott.  Small Dog went to Jarrett Christoferson, Stuart Orth, and Ryan Orth. The gun winner was Tony Berger.  The fur check for this year was $420.

High School Trap League:  There is interest in starting a high school trap league in North Dakota.  They are looking for a total of $10,000 in donations and then Scheels will donate $20,000 to help it get started. We will need more information on the program before donating money and it will be discussed again at the next meeting.

Gaylon Hansen Youth Outdoors Day:  TJ is thinking about moving this event to a week day during the fall.

Barnes County Park Board:  John Froelich announced that they have a vacancy and would like to see it filled by a member of Barnes County Wildlife.

North Dakota Winter Show:  We will be having a booth again this year at the Winter Show March 6th-8th stop by and renew your membership if you have not had a chance to do so yet.  We will have some information from the Game and Fish and a picture slide show of events throughout the year.

NDWF Pickup Banquet:  The banquet is March 21st at the Valley City Eagles.  There are only around 30 tickets left, if you haven’t got yours yet contact Perry.

VCSU Scholarships:  Applications are available at L&H Shoe Shop and Perry also has some.  The deadline to turn in applications this year is April 1st.

Hunters Ed Class:  March 10, 12, 15, 17, 19 from 6-9:30PM.  60 Students have already preregistered online and it is showing as full online.  You can still contact Skip if you want to enroll or just show up for the first night of class.

Archery Reminder:  The Archery Club has a new facility for its members located at 1025 4 Bottle Drive in the northwest industrial park between Drug Plastics and the Barnes County Municipal Airport.  Shooting times are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 7pm to 9pm.   For more information call Neil Pederson at 840-0173.

Spring Advisory Board Meeting:  Will be held at the Valley City VFW on March 31.
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Summer Derby:  Applications are in the mail and you should have them the first week of March.

2015 Predator Hunt Results

2015 February 9
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2015 BCWF Predator Hunt Results

February Newsletter

2015 February 2
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Next Meeting…Wednesday, February 11TH, 2014…VFW Club

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

Welcome all renewals and new members!

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

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 , talk to a club officer, or stop at L&H Shoe Shop.

We had a great turnout at the Membership Drive/Landowner Appreciation Supper! The Eagles served 220 people.

Here are the drawing winners from the night.

Gas/Grocery Winners:

1st      $300.00 Gas                       Jim Hildebrant VC
2nd     $200.00 Gas                       Larry Olsberg VC
3rd      $100.00 Leevers               Mary Tangen VC
4th      $100.00 Market Place     Earl Kramer Rogers
5th      $100.00 Valley Meat        Vernon Anderson

Committee Gun Drawing: Jeff Differding

Archery: The Archery Club has a new facility for its members located at 1025 4 Bottle Drive in the northwest industrial park between Drug Plastics and the Barnes County Municipal Airport. Shooting times are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 7pm to 9pm.   For more information call Neil Pederson at 840-0173.

Ice Fishing Derby: We had a great turn out, 320 people fished this year and 90 fish were weighed in.

Hides for Habitat: We got $300 for the 43 hides donated this year. We did a 50/50 cash drawing this year rather than a gun. Eugene Pederson was the winner of the 50/50 drawing.

Pheasant Tail Contest: The contest was held before the January meeting. First place was Mel Berger 23 8/16 inches and second place was a tie between Larry Leier and Tim Fiebiger 23 7/16 inches.

Sheyenne Valley Calling Contest: We had 20 teams with 24 coyotes shot this year. The winning team was Tatem Brandt, Dillon Carpenter, and Jarod Miedema with 6 coyotes.

US Fish & Wildlife: Kurt Tompkins gave a presentation on concerns of over growth of trees and grasses on WPAs and other lands under their control. They are asking Barnes County Wildlife to help with paying for the removal of invasive trees and grasses.

State Wildlife Convention: We had a full delegation this year. The main topics at the convention were the future of hunting and discussion on the bills that pertain to hunting in the legislature.

Upcoming Events:

2/7        BCWF Coyote Derby

2/11      Monthly Meeting

Printed copies of the newsletter will be available at L&H Shoe.

Barnes County Wildlife Archery Club Has A New Home

2015 January 28
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The Barnes County Wildlife Archery Club has a new facility for its members located at 1025 4 Bottle Drive in the northwest industrial park between Drug Plastics and the Barnes County Municipal Airport.

Club spokesman Neil Pederson says there is a youth and adult range which is perfect for advanced and beginning archers. Shooting times are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 7pm to 9pm.

For more information about the Barnes County Wildlife Archery Club call Neil Pederson at 840-0173.

2015 January 27
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Left is Jarod Miedema, middle Tatem Brandt and right is Dillon Carpenter

Winning Team: Left is Jarod Miedema, middle Tatem Brandt and right is Dillon Carpenter

Sheyenne Valley Calling Contest Gun Raffle Winners

2015 January 26
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  1. DPMS AR15……………………….Jesse Feldmeyer…..Valley City
  2. DPMS AR15……………………….Randy Larson………..Litchville
  3. DPMS AR15……………………….Josh Haugen………….Litchville
  4. DPMS AR15……………………….Matt Clauson………..Kathryn
  5. DPMS AR15……………………….Christian Owen…….Fargo
  6. Rem 700 SPS 20-06……………Lori Gentzkow……..LaMoure
  7. Tikka T-3 223……………………..Dwight Olson……….Litchville
  8. MB Silver Reserve 12 Ga.…….Judy Cofell…………..Marion
  9. Savage Axis XP 270…………….Tammy Lugert…….Gwinner
  10. Savage Axis XP 30-06…………Brice Kuska………….Litchville
  11. Ruger American 22-250……..Mike Vogel………….LaMoure
  12. Rem 870 Express 12 Ga……….Joe Deitz………………Marion
  13. Rem 870 Express 12 Ga……….Walt Zimbelman….Fullerton
  14. Henery Lever 22………………….Brian Fast……………Bismarck
  15. Ruger 10/22………………………Chase Schutt………Foreman

North Dakota Wildlife Federation Sportsman of the Year

2015 January 19
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Dick Monson received the North Dakota Wildlife Federation Sportsman of the Year award @ the 80th Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Wildlife Federation held this past weekend in Bismarck. In the picture from left to right is Vice President. T J Hansen, Dick Monson and Perry Kapaun President.

DickMonsonSportsmanOfTheYear

2015 BCWF Ice Fishing Derby

2015 January 14
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320 people fished this year.

90 fish were weighed in. 64 Perch, 9 Walleyes, 14 Northerns, 3 Crappies

Top 3 Perch
1. .48 lbs Melvin Berger from Valley City, Vexilar Pro Pack
2. .46 lbs Mac Cimbura from Montpelier, Clam XL4000T
3. .43 lbs Adam Brandvold from Valley City, $100

Top 3 Walleyes
1. 3.17 lbs Spencer Downs from Valley City, $300
2. 2.88 lbs Spencer Downs from Valley City, Vexilar Underwater Camera
3. 1.67 lbs Joe Clyde from Valley City, $100

Top 3 Northern Pike
1. 3.16 lbs Jesse Inscore from Valley City, $300
2. 2.90 lbs Dan Nelson from Oberon, Clam XL4000T
3. 2.75 lbs Adam Zimney from Jamestown, $100

Cash Drawings
1. Rod Haugtvedt $300
2. Casey Buchlotz $200
3. Mashall Hopp $100

Crowd Winners

January Newsletter

2015 January 6
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MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 2015…VC EAGLES CLUB

BRING A FRIEND TO JOIN! BCWF BENEFITS INCLUDE A SUBSCRIPTION TO ND OUTDOORS, OUR NEWSLETTER AND A FREE MEAL AT MOST OF OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS!

DUES…$20/SINGLE $30/FAMILY

INVITE A LANDOWNER TO THIS EVENT FOR A FREE APPRECIATION SUPPER!

WE WILL HAVE SPECIAL DRAWINGS JUST FOR THEM!

 

REGULAR MEETING… WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14TH, 2015…VFW CLUB…7:00 PM…NO MEAL

PHEASANT TAIL CONTEST TO BE HELD BEFORE THE MEETING…Bring entire tail (thawed)

HIDES FOR WILDLIFE DRAWING!

 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS: WAS HELD AT THE DECEMBER MEETING. ALL OFFICERS THAT WERE UP FOR RE-ELECTION WERE UNANIMOUSLY RE-ELECTED, PERRY KAPAUN, PRESIDENT, TREVAR HANSEN, VICE PRESIDENT, JEFF DIFFERDING, TREASURER, AND RANDY BOSTROM, SECURITY. JOSH HOLM WAS ELECTED AS PUBLIC RELATIONS.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE IT TO THE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE OR AN UPCOMING MEETING YOU CAN RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP BY MAILING IN THE FORM ATTACHED TO THIS EMAIL.

RAFFLE TICKETS: GET THEM TURNED IN TO PERRY. THE DRAWING WILL BE HELD JAN. 7TH, 2014 FOR GAS AND GROCERY CERTIFICATES!

NDGFD ADVISORY MEETINGS: RODNEY O’CLAIR REPORTED THAT MOST OF THE DISCUSSION WAS ABOUT THE DEER TAG SITUATION.

MARCH HUNTER ED CLASS: WILL BE HELD AT VCSU.DATES WILL BE 3/10, 3/12, 3/16, 3/17, AND 3/19. THIS IS A FREE CLASS. CONTACT SKIP PEDERSEN 845-3211 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

ICE FISHING DERBY: AT SIBLEY JANUARY 10TH (POSTER BELOW)

SHEYENNE VALLEY COYOTE CALLING CONTEST: JANUARY 24TH AT THE LITCHVILLE COMMUNITY CLUB. (POSTER BELOW) ALSO AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT ARE 15 GUN RAFFLE TICKETS. CONTACT AN OFFICER.

BCWF PREDATOR HUNT: WILL BE FEBRUARY 7TH AT THE REGISTRATION AT HILLTOP AND CHECK IN AT THE VALLEY CITY EAGLES CLUB (POSTER BELOW)

PICKUP BANQUET- WILL BE HELD MARCH 21 AT THE VALLEY CITY EAGLES. TICKETS ARE GOING FAST, CONTACT PERRY FOR TICKETS.

ARTIFICIAL GARLAND AND TREES- WE WILL BE DOING THE SPAWNING HOOPS FOR THE PERCH ON LAKE ASHTABULA AGAIN. PLEASE SAVE ANY ARTIFICIAL GARLAND OR TREES YOU WERE PLANNING ON THROWING AWAY FOR THE CLUB.