SARANAC LAKE FISH AND GAME CLUB
March 2019 Newsletter
On Going Events
Monday evenings: 4 - 7pm. 22 Caliber sporter rifle Shooting
Tuesday evenings: 4 - 6pm. Pistol Shooting
Thursday evening: 4 - 7pm. Archery
March 19 – Franklin County Federation Meeting 7pm, TBD
April 5 – Pot Luck Dinner 6pm
Please welcome our new members: No new members this month.
Colby Classic – The 35th Annual Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby took place on March 2-3. Cash prizes were awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for both adult and youth categories. A fishing tour from Fish Doctor Charters was awarded to the grand prize winner. 50-50 raffles, Shaheen’s Market gift certificates, ice fishing gear, and a Grizzel T’s gift certificate were also won. Two DEC Fish Hatchery tagged fish were caught, sponsored by Walt Farmer/Adirondack Unlimited, and Adirondack Health.
A special thanks to: Adirondack Carousel; Adirondack Health; Adirondack Unlimited; Barb and Wayne Granish; Blue Line Sports Shop; Bob Brown; Charlie Jessie; Claude Premo; Dustin Martin; Fish Doctor Charters; Grizzel T's; Hyde Fuel; Jim Jones; Jreck Subs; Little City Haircutters; Owl's Nest Pizza; Rock Hard Fitness; Theresa Trudell; Walt Farmer; Wiley's Flies; Woods & Waters.
Clean Up Day: – The Clean Up Day on February 23rd was a success. Thank you to everyone who turned out. Another Clean Up Day in the Spring is being planned.
Club Bi-Law Changes: (Article 2 – MEMBERSHIP) – Admission – All applications shall be submitted to the membership secretary and be accompanied by the annual dues fees.
*Removed stipulation that required the applicant to be recommended and the application signed by a member in good standing. Also, new members will no longer be voted upon at regular meetings. Membership applications will be accepted if the dues have been paid at time of submission.
Classes of membership – Added a Student class. This membership applies to any person over the age of 18 and who is enrolled in an institution of higher learning. To accommodate the timing of student semesters, these members will be offered six-month terms (January-June & July-December), instead of the regular January-December terms. They will be entitled to all rights and privileges of the club, except voting rights.
Boy Scouts Shooting Sports Director Needed: – Contact Mike Petitpas, representing Sabattis Scout Reservation. 518-359-9283. Michael.Petitpas@scouting.org.
Archery Hunter Safety Courses: – Chesterfield Club: March 29-30 6pm -10pm, 8am-1pm. And Paul Smiths College: April 6th 8am-4pm. Sign up online at https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7860.html/
Membership Renewals: – Please mail your renewals to PO Box 588, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Do not leave at the club house or try to drop off at Blue Line.
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