What’s New

PIG ROAST TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

Please come to our Club Office on Casorso Rd or L & O Jewellery on Dolphin Rd to purchase your ticket for our upcoming PIG ROAST that is happening on October 28, 2017! Public is welcome!!
Get yours now!

We Are Having A Pig Roast! October 28, 2017

KDFGC is happy to announce that we are having another social event for our members and guests. This time we are going all out with an always enjoyable PIG ROAST 5:00pm – 9:00pm

We will be roasting a whole pig with all the trimmings, including dessert for those who may have some room left. There will also be a cash bar with spirits, beer, wine and of course coffee, tea is available.

Tickets are priced at a modest $30 for everyone and will be available next week at our club office 250-764-7558 and L & O Jewellery 1735 Dolphin Ave.250-860-8928

Please bring your friends and enjoy a great dinner social event in our clubhouse with us. See you there!

Junior Shooters Resumes!

Our very popular junior shooters program has returned for the school 2017/2018 season! We started Sept 19th at 6pm with the junior shooters, followed next Tuesday evening at 6:30 by the junior archers. One junior membership includes participation in both junior programs. Hope to see you out!

Junior Archery Starts Sept 26, 2017

Our hugely popular junior archery program is resuming on Sept 26, 2017 this year. We will start at 6:30pm with the 10-12 yr olds, followed at 7:30 with 13-17 yr olds. You do not need to have a bow, as all equipment can be provided for you. Please arrive a little early for the start of your class.

HUNTING in MU 8-23?

The wildlife health monitoring program for Bovine Tuberculosis (BTb) in MU8-23 is again underway. At the start of this 2016 hunting season we were 138 heads short of our goal of reaching the necessary 300 heads (elk, deer, and moose) to confirm BTb is not present in the wild deer population. The collected heads are being sampled for BTb in response to positive cases in cattle in the Cherryville area several years ago. We are testing to ensure that it has not become endemic to the wildlife as once the disease is established in a wildlife population it is difficult to eradicate. Results from past years sampling are negative.

Since this is the final year for the program we are keen to have as many hunters as possible participate in the program and assist us with reaching our head submission goal as well as have them provide any suggestions that might improve participation. To that end, we request that everyone who reads this article disseminate this information to hunters, friends and family, game club members and on social media and hunting forums to increase the awareness of the program in hopes of increasing the head submissions.

This year we are pleased to announce that we have a new junior hunter draw sponsored by Kencraft Sales in Lavington and a hunter draw prize donated by Fisher’s Home Hardware in Vernon. The drop off freezer locations has changed slightly. Locations within the Cherryvillie/Lumby area are:

RT Ranch Sausage & Custom Cutting, Rory Griffin, 1-250-547-0129
39 Byer Road, Cherryville
http://www.cherryville.net/meatcutting.html

Sundowner Meats & Deli, Uwe Lauterbacher 1-250-547-1463
2611 Hwy 6 (Hwy 6 & Creighton Valley Road just east of Lumby)
Lumby BC, during opening hours and after hours 6-11pm by appointment

Or you can call Susan in Lumby at 250-547-9207 to arrange for a drop-off

Along with the North Okanagan drop off locations if individuals so desire they can contact any BC Ministry office and deliver the head to a wildlife biologist or Conservation Officer (http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/main/regions.html).
If you have any questions about this please feel free to contact myself at the number noted above or via email sdl.environmental@gmail.com or Cait Neslson, Provincial wildlife Health biologist (Cait.Nelson@gov.bc.ca ). To learn more about the Wildlife Health Program visit the website www.gov.bc.ca/wildlifehealth

Already Been a Member? Renew On Line Now

Hard to find time to get into our office? You can use our on-line renewal page now! If you have been a member in the last couple years please take advantage of our renewal page. Or call into office during office hours to renew via credit card. We are working hard to keep our membership access easy for all our members and renewing is a priority for our membership. Please take advantage and renew from home!

All potential NEW members must still attend office for memberships. Renewing members may be contacted for updated PAL.

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Range Orientation Saturdays 10:00am

Range orientation each Saturday at 10:00am. Please meet in front of KDFGC office. All new members to our range should attend, and other existing members requiring a refresher please feel free to attend also. There is plenty of parking at the trap range parking lot and also in our clubhouse parking lot.

2015- 2017 Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Just a quick note to let you know that the 2015-2017 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis is now available online at:

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations/.

All regions in British Columbia now available at link above. Good luck fishing!

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