NEWSLETTER February 2016


February 13 - 15 - Rental

February 18 - Federation meeting at Charlie's Inn 7:00 PM

February 19 - Hunter Safety 5 - 11 PM

February 20 - Hunter Safety 8 AM - 2 PM

February 20 - Critter Dinner 6PM. bring a dish to share

February 27 - Conceal Carry Class 9 AM - 1 PM

March 2nd: Board Meeting 7:00 pm at the Club

March 3rd: Regular Members Meeting 7:00 pm at the Club, all are invited.

March 5 & 6 - Annual Colby Classic

March 12 Rental

Presidents Corner: The Ice Castle is down and now we turn to the Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby. This will be the 32nd year for the Classic!!! There will be more information in this newsletter. The critter dinner was yummy as always and Alvin Fuller is now a Life Member. Al has chaired the Jan and July gun shows for years. Al could always be counted on to have ideas to help with the various problems that always pop up at the club, from working with the water problems to helping with the ranges along with volunteering for pretty much every event or fundraiser that has been held. Congratulations Al Fuller on Life Member.

Sporter Rifle: Monday nights, show up with your .22 rifle and join the gang for fun chatting and shooting.

Pistol Night: Tues nights, the league is under way. Contact Al Nassan at 891-1382 or show up on Tues night to get more information. You need a pistol license to shoot in this league.

Archery Shooting: Wednesday nights are set aside for archery, but remember it will be after the Boy Scouts leave, about 7:30 ish. If you want to work on your skills or just try a new sport stop by and join in.

NRA Small Bore 4 Position Shooting: Thursday night. Some members that are shooting Small bore NRA 4 Position matches on Thursdays at 5:00 Pm. If you are interested stop by and see how it works and what you need to join. Peter Hunkins is in charge of this league and can be contacted at 523-2252

Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby: I need people to contact merchants in town and ask for donations. I have one person so far that is willing to help, for those that usually help can you contact me and I will give you your normal merchants? If anyone wants to help, all you do is ask a few merchants for donations for door prizes to give away for the Colby Classic. For most of the merchants in town, they say yes and off you go, that easy. I also need people to help set up on Fri night March 4th for about an hour and to help weigh fish, give out door prizes and sell tickets and entry forms. For the past 10 years I have been running this derby, I have been able to count on some of the older gentlemen of the club to help during the derby. These gentlemen are no longer able to help because of their physical ailments, so I need younger members or newer members to help with the Classic. You only work in 4 hour shifts and it is lots of fun. Please contact me to help. Cecilia 518-201-4009. Thank you. A sign up sheet will be going around at the March Regular Meeting.

Trudeau Big Buck Contest: Winners: Archery: Bradley Merrill 8 pointer 176 lbs. Muzzleloader: Ralph Bennett Spike Horn, 93 lbs. Regular Season: Eric Merrill 8 point 157 lbs. Big Buck Bradley Merrill. Lucky Buck: Patrick McIntyre. Only 18 people entered this year. Congratulations hunters!!!!

Camperships: Are available and we will sponsor youth 11-13 years old to go to Camp Colby this year. The youth have to be a child or grandchild of a club member. For more information about the camp, go to NYSDEC summer camps on the web, or call over to DEC in Ray Brook. If anyone has a child that wants to go and would like a campership from this club, please contact me at 518-201-4009.

January Gun Show: We netted $ 1275.00!!! Nice job done by the Committee. Our next gun show will be in July and as always we need help.

How to Reach us:

Pres.: Cecilia Martin 518-201-4009

V. Pres.: Jim Jones 518-891- 4586

Sec.: Theresa Trudell 518-891-4505

Treas.: Ralf Hartmann 518-420-2424

Membership Secretary: Claude Premo 518-891-3580

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P.O. Box 588, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 · 518-891-2560

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