2017 April 5
Next Meeting…Wednesday, April 12th at the 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.
Big Spenders Banquet – Will be April 8th at the Eagles. Social starts at 5:30, 6:30 banquet. If you can help with setup or at the banquet contact Perry.
American Fisheries Society – We received the club of the year award from the ND chapter of the American Fisheries Society, we were nominated by VCSU.
Perch Rings: We will be putting the perch rings out on Lake Ashtabula to help the perch spawn again this year.
Barnes County North Trap Team – Al Goring attended the March meeting and discussed the new trap team being started. They have 15 kids signed up and estimated the cost would be around $6,000 to get started. Barnes County Wildlife donated $1,000 to help them get started.
Summer Derby – Applications have been mailed out, if you are interested in fishing the derby and haven’t before contact Perry right away, we are very close to a full field.
Fisheries Project – Tentative project this year will be putting a new ramp in at the West Ashtabula Crossing. We have requested a cost share with the G&F, but have not heard back yet.
Pheasant Chicks – Chicks have been ordered. If you did not contact Perry, call him and you might still be able to get some. They are coming Wednesday, May 31st at 5pm to Cenex.
Jr Naturalists – They will be going fishing on 4/20 at Sundstroms Landing on Lake Ashtabula at 4 pm. See the attached posters for more info.
VCHS Trap Team – There are 42 kids shooting on the trap team this year.
Gaylon Hansen Youth Day – The date has been set for August 2nd this year. The event is open to kids ages 9-18.
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.
New Fishing License – Remember to renew your fishing license. Last year’s license expired on 3/31.