OFAH Zone H meeting

This just in from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters:

Members in OFAH Zone H are encouraged to join us in person for our zone meeting on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at the Bruce Peninsula Sportsmen’s Association (BPSA), which is located at 611 Northacres Road, South Bruce Peninsula, (Wiarton, Ont.).

The meeting will start at 10 a.m. and provides a great opportunity for you to connect with the OFAH at the Zone level and to hear about both local and provincial fish and wildlife issues. We hope you can come join us to learn more about what is going on in your area while sharing your passion for the outdoors with some likeminded individuals.

Among the items on the agenda will be a guest speaker presentation from OFAH NEX-GEN Ambassador Natalie Mechalko. Learn more about Natalie’s outdoors background here.

Additionally, for all OFAH members who attend the meeting, we will be having an attendance incentive draw of $75.00. So hopefully you can join us, learn more about what’s going on in the Zone and have a chance to win at the same time.

For more information, please reach out to Zone Chair Mike Evers, email d_evers (at) rogers (dot) com.

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October 2022 Bulletin

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CLUB EVENTS 2023 – Watch the Website for Updates

The Club runs annual contests for:

The Biggest Buck Award – Rifle – Nolan Marshall – 2020 winner
The Biggest Buck Award – Black Powder – Shawn Moyer – 2020 winner
The Biggest Buck Award – Archery – Wayne Cargoe – 2021 winner
The Biggest Moose Rack – no entries

We are going to revive an old tradition. Everyone who gets a buck in rifle season, please bring the rack to our Dec 1st monthly meeting. In years past, we had all of our members bring their racks to the Dec meeting – all sizes – it was always quite the impressive display – – and generated lots of tall (white) tales 😉

Meetings

We held our first monthly meeting in 2 ½ years on Oct 6/22. The November meeting will be held on Nov 17th – the week after hunting season. Please remember to take your racks to Kirk to be measured for the contests listed above.

Membership

Updated membership rates will be published after our next meeting in Nov.

You can pay your membership dues by: mailing them to Jackie Beacon 263581 Southgate Road #26, RR #4, Durham, ON N0G 1R0 or dropping them in our pink pig mailbox – same address.

Congratulations to Wolf Huegel and Glenn Meads – South Grey Hunters’ newest Life Members. We would like to thank Glenn and Wolf for their years of dedication to the South Grey Hunters and welcome them as “Life Members”.

When you receive your OFAH membership card – please note the discount sticker on the back of the card. It is a barcode and can be used for discounts on certain items at Marks, and Peavey Mart.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU READ AND SIGN YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD – TO VALIDATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP.

Miscellaneous

Send Jackie your email address & receive the newsletter online – jacquelinebeacon (at) gmail.com Please note the updated email address!!

A big shout out to John and Leeanne Haug for suggesting SGHA put a float in the Durham Homecoming parade. Not only did they make the suggestion but they built the float and drove it in the parade.

Check out the Ontario Monster Whitetails magazine. Subscription cost is $20 per year for 4 issues. King of the Woods contest – very interesting articles. Website: https://omwmag.com/ Highly recommended by John Haug!!

Zone H meeting and elections Sept. 17

From the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters:

Members in OFAH Zone H are scheduled to meet in-person on September 17 to discuss local and provincial fish and wildlife issues and hold its annual election of officers.

In person Zone meetings have been few and far between across the province since the outset of the pandemic, but we are hoping you can come join us to learn more about what is going on in your area and share your passion for the outdoors with some like-minded individuals.

Note: To be eligible to vote participate in the Zone elections, you must be a current OFAH member with at least 12 months of continuous membership.

LOCATION AND OTHER DETAILS

The meeting will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 10 a.m. at the Orillia Fish and Game Conservation Club, which is located at 2457 Bass Lake Side Road East, Oro-Medonte. Click here for a map of the venue location.

In addition to the Zone elections, the meeting will feature a guest presentation from Ben Teskey, the Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program Coordinator.

For more information, please reach out to OFAH Zone H chair, Mike Evers at d_evers (at) rogers.com.

We hope you can join us.