2008-07-24 / Sports

Field Notes 07/24/08

Ladies-only archery
CLIO — Woman Hunter Magazine, newly launched earlier this year, will host a Ladies 3-D archery event Aug. 3 at Ed’s Archery and Sporting Goods. Open to novice and veteran shooters, the event will give everyone a chance to hone their skills and to test out new bows. Bad River Outdoors will also be on site to promote its new archery range finder. The shoot runs from 1-5 p.m. at 4483 East Vienna Rd., Clio. Cost is $10 per shooter. Details: www.womanhunter.com.

Annual youth shoot
KINGSTON — The Robert J. Lytle Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society, in partnership with the Southeast chapter of Safari Club International and the Michigan Hunting Dog Federation, will host the 12th annual youth hunting day Aug. 16 at Trapper Jim’s Hunt Club, 4300 E. Sanilac Rd.
The hunt is open to boys and girls ages 12-16. Cost is $30 per hunter and includes pheasant hunting and much more. Lunch is also provided free of charge. Registration cut-off is Aug. 2 and all are asked to register early. Mail checks made payable to Ruffed Grouse Society to Nancy Thurston, 78840 Cryderman Rd, Richmond MI 48062.

Clay shoot
METAMORA — The Tall Pine Council Boy Scouts of America will once again draw hundreds to its 12th annual fundraising shoot at Hunters Creek Club on Aug. 8.
The largest special event fundraiser for the Council, the shoot welcomes all levels and all ages to compete for trophies in various divisions. Newcomers are just as welcome as veterans to the lunch, shooting, wild game dinner and auction that follows. Side games, mulligans for purchase and raffles are just part of the fun. Details: www.tpcbsa.org or call 810-235-2531.

Getting it right
In our July 17 issue, we announced the new early firearm deer season that will take place in September, but left out that it is an ANTERLESS-only season.

Field Notes by Lisa Paine

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