Saranac Lake Fish And Game Club Newsletter - June 2014
Monday Nights – Sporterifle Practice @ 5:00 PM -Till
Tuesday Nights – Pistol Shooting @ 5 PM - Till
Thursday Evening – Trap Shooting @ About 4:30 – Till
Board Meeting – Wednesday, July 2, 2014 @ 7 PM
All Member Meeting – Thursday, July 3, 2014 @ 7 PM
Members Only...Pierce's Memorial Guns and Ammo Sale – Wed. July 16, 2014 6 PM – 9 PM
Gun Show and Yard Sale – Sat. July 19 (9-4) & Sun. July 20 (9-3), 2014
Hunter Safety Course – Mon. - Wed. 8/11/14 – 8/13/14
ATTENTION MEMBERS!!! WE HAVE RECIEVED OUR WAIVER FROM THE NYS BOARD OF HEALTH AND WATER AT THE CLUB IS NOW ABLE TO BE USED FOR ALL PURPOSES.
Attention! Please lock the gate for the rest of the Summer/Fall seasons...EXCEPT on Sunday night for trash pickup on Monday.
FATHERS' DAY KIDS FISHING DERBY:
It was a beautiful day for fishing! A front was coming through and the fish were biting like crazy. We had 35 entries and lots of Dads and Moms and Grandparents. Much fun was had by all!
10 GUN RAFFLE:
I encourage you to purchase a couple of these tickets for a chance to win a brand new rifle, shotgun or cash. Pictures of the guns are on our website and our Facebook page. This is the club's biggest fundraiser for the year and if you would like tickets to sell to your friends please contact Claude @ 518-891-3580 or Dave @ 518-891-5989 or Theresa @ 518-891-4505. The picnic and ticket drawing this year is on September 6th from Noon to 4 PM. I hope to see a lot of you there.
We are going to have our Summer Gun Show on July 19 and 20 this year. There will be no Masonic Flea Market to go along with it. If any of you members want to set up “Yard Sale “ tables on the range area you are welcome to. We are not limiting the Yard Sale to club members. Al Fuller is in charge of this event and would like help from anyone interested. Call him at 518-201-4018 or 518-534-2169.
Spring has sprung and the clay birds are a flying once again. Sooo, come on down to the club on Thursday late afternoons and join in the fun. Tell your friends that all are welcomed. You don't need to be a member to shoot. Our system is voice activated and works extremely well.
Welcome new and returning members! Nick Lansing, Owen Hardy, Alan Wright, Richard Wright, Thomas Dick, and Henry Graves, Jr.
We will be practicing on Monday evenings between now and September. Come on to the club and shoot with us. We are always looking for new shooters. Please call team captain Charlie Marshall at 891-6018 or email him at email@example.com for more info.
S.A.F.E. ACT UPDATE:
The legislature is off for the Summer without doing much in the way of new gun laws. However the SAFE ACT remains. Keep fighting for a full repeal. The club received a permit from the NYS Police to order ammo by mail and I tried to order some. Because the law is so convoluted the dealers out there still won't ship to anyone but an FFL.
If you are not registered to vote you can register online at: http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/voteform.pdf We need to get good people into office.
If you are not currently registered please do register and vote. If you don't have internet access please contact me, Dave Bodah, at 518-891-5989, and I will send you a form and a stamp.
There is a new vets group in the area called Homeward Bound Adirondacks. Eric Olsen has been appointed the new director. Their office is currently located above the Blue Line Sports Shop on Main St. in Saranac Lake. Charlie Jessie can provide you with info or you can call the office at 518-891-4151. The website is www.hbadk.org .
SHARPENING SERVICE OFFERED:
Robert Knobel is a member who has a sharpening service and is able to sharpen almost any metal that will hold an edge including Hunting/Sporting Knives and Kitchen Knives. He charges $20/hr, with half of the proceeds going to the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club. Time is figured on a timer and free pick up and delivery is offered. If you would like to tune up your edged items give Robert a call at 615-710-0541.
The club has for sale a few items that were going to be used for the point well system. These are virtually new.
A jet pump. A stainless steel point. We also have two vintage Pepsi coolers in working condition. If you are interested in buying any of these items contact me at 518-891-5989 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
HUNTER SAFETY COURSE:
There will be a hunter safety course given in August. You can sign up at Blue Line Sports Shop and get your home study materials. The course will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evening, 8/11 – 8/13/14.
If you have any news, stories or an item for sale please contact me at email@example.com and I will put it in the newsletter.
Summer Warmth and Busy Highways, Dave
PS: WATCH FOR MOTORCYCLES!
FACEBOOK PAGE ANNOUNCEMENT
Hello - I am writing to you to inform you that the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club (SLFGC) has established a FACEBOOK page (FBp) presence. What does this mean and how does it affect you?
The FB page will allow you to receive SLFGC updates, see future schedule of events and read announcements. More for your benefit, you can post information, post questions and answers and/or concerns. There are several good features to the FBp and you have the option to take part very actively or just view what you wish to view. We, with your activity, can make this this a very interactive group. Also, there is the opportunity to post your pictures and movies, make comments and connect with other members. Your shooting, fishing and hunting photos will surely make this group very interesting. Do not hesitate to post your pictures or movies. This is a CLOSED group. This means that only Fish and Game Club members will be allowed to see and make posts. Non-members will only see the main page and the members. If a viewer wishes to join, they must first join the SLFGC and then will be allowed to join the FB page. Current members that are interested in joining the FBp must first click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SARANAC.LAKE.FISH.GAME/ Once on the FBp, click on "Join Group" on the right hand side of the page. This will send a message to an administrator who will authenticate the request and if valid, the new FB member will have access to the entire page. If you have any questions, concerns or need some assistance, please contact me via email and I will be more than happy to assist you.
Sincerely, Ralf Hartmann firstname.lastname@example.org
Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club
P.O. Box 588, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 · 518-891-2560
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