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December 2016 Newsletter

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Greetings to all outdoorsmen and women!

This coming year, 2017, marks the 20th anniversary of the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club. Can you believe it’s been 20 years? Amazing all the things accomplished in 20 years with land acquisitions, updates and improvements to public ground and property, fish stocking programs, youth events etc. All of these accomplishments are able to be done ONLY because of all of you as members, sponsors, businesses and individual donars. Because of all of you the future for our youth in the outdoors and conservation is preserved for all to enjoy.

Again this year we kids events that were a great success.

  • At the Outdoor Skills Day this year the were 192 kids attending. It is awesome to see so many kids interested in wanting to learn different skills for the outdoors.
  • This year at the Kids Fishing Day at Sandy Hollow there were 70 kids attending. Again there were a lot of nice fish caught.
  • Thanks to the Sioux County Conservation Board and all the volunteers for putting on these events.

Land Update

This fall the public ground west of Matlock known as the Doorenbos piece was opened for public hunting. The signage is up and parking area put in.

Again this year the Sioux County Conservation Board has been buisy stocking our local ponds. The Big Sioux Rec. Area – 600 walleye, 1900 crappie, 200 bluegill, 100 catfish. Winterfield pond – 100 walleye, 200 crappie. Bruce Shoemaker Rec. Area – 100 walleye, 200 crappie. Sandy Hollow – 150 crappie,200 perch, 200 bluegill, 50 catfish. Floyd River Wildlife Area B – 100 perch, 100 bluegill. Vande Weerde pit – 100 perch, 50 catfish.

Gun Calendar

You don’t want to miss on this years calendar!  A gun will be drawn every Wednesday in 2017 for a total of 52 guns to be given away! The first Wednesday of every month the drawing will be for a Henry Silver Boy .17 cal. With the 20th anniversary logo engraved in the stock.  (*a cash buyout of gun can be redeemed in its place). Contact any board member from SCSC or go to our website for local businesses that carry the calendars. **Calendars will be sold until they are gone.

Banquet

Start making plans to attend the 20th anniversary banquet held again at the Dordt College Rec Center on March 11, 2017. Many new things are being planned for this years banquet promising to be exciting and full of suspense. Invited your family, friends, co-workers, date. Everyone is welcome. The board has been very buisy planning for this event. Help us make this major fundraising event a huge success.

Grand Prizes include….

  • $1000 Joe’s Appliance Gift Card (OC)
  • $500 Scheels Gift Card
  • $500 Scheels Gift Card
  • $2000 Travel Voucher
  • Polaris 65qt. cooler
  • Green Mountain Pellet Grill
  • Otter Ice Shack
  • Coolster 125cc ATV
  • Henry .17 20th Anniv. Gun
  • Mossberg Patriot .243
  • CZ South Paw Sterling O/U 12ga.
  • Sig Sauer P238 Esr. 380

Don’t miss out on getting your banquet tickets early!  Go to our website (www.siouxcsc.org) and click on the link it the upper right corner under BANQUET TICKETS to order them online. Easily pay with your credit card!

By purchasing your tickets online it will allow us to have everyone’s information accurately. No more trying to read scratchy penmanship and misspelling names on newsletters!

Make sure to take a look at the options carefully when purchasing your tickets! You will find an additional ticket special option. The Extra Ticket Special includes double the raffle tickets, grand prize tickets, and gun raffle tickets in addition to your banquet ticket! This new option is $150

Don’t forget about the early bird deadline of February 1, 2017. Our early bird prizes this year will be:

  • Henry Classic Wood/Blue .22
  • Mossburg 500 12 ga
  • Thompsen Center Impact .50cal
  • $100 cash
  • 2 – $50 cash
  • 2 – $25 cash

** Keep in mind that tickets are $15 more at the door the night of the banquet, so make sure to order your tickets online.

As always, business or individuals will have the opportunity to sponsor a gun. If you are interested in doing this, please contact any of the board members.

There are two – $500 scholarship available to high school seniors or current college students and we strongly encourage you to go online to our website (www.siouxcsc.org) for an application. Here is a great way to help with your college tuition! All applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2017.

The Legendary Sportsman Award will once again be awarded during our banquet. There are many deserving people that could receive this award, but we need you to nominate them. If you have someone in mind to nominate, please fill out a nomination form found on our website (www.siouxcsc.org). The forms must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2017.

Don’t forget to check out our website (www.siouxcsc.org)! Find information about upcoming events.

We look forward to seeing you all at our 20th anniversary banquet! Be safe and enjoy the outdoors!

 

Dennis Hoksbergen

President

May 2016 Newsletter

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Hello to all the outdoor enthusiasts! My apologies for getting this out so late, but we have a few things going on this summer to make you aware of along with an update about the past banquet held in March.

Thanks to all of you the banquet was once again a huge success! We cleared around $61,000!! We cannot express enough thanks for the loyal support from all the members and businesses in the area for believing in what is being done in Sioux County! THANK YOU!

We have set March 11, 2017, for the 20th Annual SCSC Banquet! Yes, you read that correctly! Next year we will be celebrating 20 years! If anyone has any ideas on ways we could make this the biggest and best banquet yet, please don’t hesitate to be in touch with one of our board members. We are always open to considering new ideas!

Outdoor Skills Day

This will be held on June 9, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove. There is a noon lunch provided. This day is open to all ages. There are different sessions to choose from….shotgun shooting, air rifles, archery, outdoor cooking, improving outdoor skills and much more. You must pre-register by calling Sunday Ford (712-552-3057).

Family Fishing Clinic

This event, sponsored by Sioux County Conservation Board and the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club will be held on Saturday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Hollow fishing pond. Come for a fun filled morning of fishing instruction. There will be prizes!! Bring your own pole. **There will be some available if you don’t have one. Lunch will be provided at noon for those who participate. To register please call Sunday Ford (712-552-3057).

Calendars

We still have calendars available to purchase if you are interested.  As a reminder, each calendar sold will be tied to a specific number. Each week of the year a number will be drawn to win that week’s gun. Each calendar can be purchased for $30. Calendars will be sold until we are out of them. If you are interested in purchasing a calendar, please contact one of the board members listed below.

Land Maps

A printable land map can be found on our website www.siouxcsc.org.

Website

Don’t forget to check out our website www.siouxcsc.org! Make sure you check out the “Upcoming Events” section for any local sportsmen related activities. Events are continually updated. Volunteer opportunities will be listed in the upcoming events area, but you can also sign up on the website to be emailed when opportunities arise (perfect opportunity to find out when work days are for Sandy Hollow!).

Land Update

We are hoping to finalize details so that the 67 acres west of Matlock will be open for hunting this fall. Please keep an eye out for signs or check with board members to find out if the land is open to the public.

 

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

December 2015 Newsletter

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Once again we had different events this past summer for kids and had great attendance!

• The attendance for Outdoor Skills Day was once again outstanding! 300 kids were involved this year which exceeding all expectations! It’s great to see kids want to experience the outdoors and learn skills needed for outdoor activities.

• The annual Kids Fishing Day involved almost 140 kids and adults. Thanks to the Sioux County Conservation Board for their help with this event!

Land Update:

The Sioux County Conservation Board has continued to do a great job of stocking area ponds. Moeller’s Pit was stocked with 100 catfish, 200 blue gill and 100 crappie. Winterfeld Pit was filled with 150 walleye, 200 perch and 400 crappie. The Big Sioux Recreation Area was recently stocked with 550 walleyes, 600 perch, and 1000 crappie. Several hundred walleye, catfish, blue gill, perch and crappies were spread between the Sandy Hollow pond, Boyden, Alton, and Vande Weerd Pits.

Gun Calendar:

Don’t miss out on getting another gun calendar! The board has started selling the 2016 gun calendars. A gun will be drawn every Wednesday in 2016 for a total of 52 guns to be given away! Contact any board member from SCSC or go to our website for local businesses that carry the calendars.

• A cash buyout of gun can be redeemed in its place

• Calendars will be sold until they are gone

BANQUET: MARCH 12, 2016

The board has been starting to plan the upcoming banquet to be held on March 12, 2016. It will once again be held at the Dordt College Recreation Center.

Don’t miss out on getting your banquet tickets early! Go to our website www.siouxcsc.org and click on the link it the upper right corner under BANQUET TICKETS
to order them online. Easily pay with your credit card!

       BANQUET GRAND PRIZES

  • $1000 Joe’s Appliance Gift Card (OC)
  • $500 Scheels Gift Card
  • iPad Air 2
  • Fisher F4 Metal Detector
  • Coolster 125cc ATV
  • Beretta A300 12ga
  • Henry Silver Eagle .22 cal
  • Kimber Stainless 2
  • Howa Snowking Scoped
  • Ruger American 55 .245 cal

Make sure to take a look at the options carefully when purchasing your tickets! You will find an additional ticket special option. The Extra Special Ticket includes double the raffle tickets, grand prize tickets, and gun raffle tickets in addition to your banquet ticket! This new option is $150.

SPONSORS, SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

As always, business or individuals will have the opportunity to sponsor a gun. If you are interested in doing this, please contact any of the board members or email club@siouxcsc.org

There are two $250 scholarship available to high school seniors or current college students and we strongly encourage you to go online to our website www.siouxcsc.org for an application. Here is a great way to help with your college tuition! All applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2016.

The Legendary Sportsman Award will once again be awarded during our banquet. There are many deserving people that could receive this award, but we need you to nominate them. If you have someone in mind to nominate, please fill out a nomination form found on our website www.siouxcsc.org. The forms must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2016.

We look forward to seeing you at our banquet! Be safe this hunting season!

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

May 2015 Newsletter

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Hello to all the outdoor enthusiasts! We have a few things going on this summer to make you aware of

along with an update about the past banquet held in March.

Thanks to all of you the banquet was once again a huge success! We cleared around $55,000!! We

cannot express enough thanks for the loyal support from all the members and businesses in the area for

believing in what is being done in Sioux County! THANK YOU!

Outdoor Skills Day

This will be held on June 4, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove. There is a noon lunch provided.

This day is open to all ages. There are different sessions to choose from….shotgun shooting, air rifles,

archery, outdoor cooking, improving outdoor skills and much more. You must preregister by calling

Sunday Ford (7125523057).

Family Fishing Clinic

This event, sponsored by Sioux County Conservation Board and the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club will

be held on Saturday, June 13, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Hollow fishing pond. Come for a

fun filled morning of fishing instruction. There will be prizes!! Bring your own pole. **There will be some

available if you don’t have one. Lunch will be provided at noon for those who participate. To register

please call Sunday Ford (7125523057).

Calendars

We still have calendars available to purchase if you are interested. As a reminder, each calendar sold

will be tied to a specific number. Each week of the year a number will be drawn to win that week’s gun.

Each calendar can be purchased for $30. Calendars will be sold until we are out of them. If you are

interested in purchasing a calendar, please contact one of the board members listed below.

Land Maps

A printable land map can be found on our website www.siouxcsc.org .

Website

Don’t forget to check out our website www.siouxcsc.org! Make sure you check out the “Upcoming

Events” section for any local sportsmen related activities. Events are continually updated. Volunteer

opportunities will be listed in the upcoming events area, but you can also sign up on the website to be

emailed when opportunities arise (perfect opportunity to find out when work days are for Sandy

Hollow!).

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

November 2014 Newsletter

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Greetings to all outdoorsmen and women!

This summer we had a couple different events for kids…

  • Outdoor Skills Day – 220+ kids attended again for the third year in a row! This continues to exceed our expectations! It’s great to see them want to experience the outdoors and learn skills needed for outdoor activities.
  • 30 kids along with their parents braved the June rain to participate in the annual Kids Fishing Day. Thanks to the Sioux County Conservation Board for their help with this event!

Land Update

The Sioux County Conservation Board stocked Boyden Pit with 50 walleye and 100 perch. Sandy Hollow was filled with 250 blue gill and 100 perch. The Dunlap Pit with 100 bass, 250 blue gill and 100 perch. Winterfeld Pit with 200 walleye and 100 perch. The Big Sioux Recreation Area was also stocked (no numbers available). There will also be 1500 crappies that will be spread throughout the county in the near future.

Gun Calendar

The board has started selling the 2015 gun calendars. A gun will be drawn every Wednesday in 2015 for a total of 52 guns to be given away! (*a cash buyout of gun can be redeemed in its place). Contact any board member from SCSC or go to our website for local businesses that carry the calendars. **Calendars will be sold until they are gone.

Banquet

The board has been starting to plan the upcoming banquet to be held on March 14, 2015. It will once again be held at the Dordt College Rec Center.

Grand Prizes include….

  • Benelli Ethos 12 ga
  • Kimber 308 cal
  • Savage FV22-250
  • Winchester SX3 12 ga
  • Ruger 10/22
  • Sig P238
  • American Classic 1911 .45 cal
  • G5 Quest Compound Bow & Arrow
  • $1,000 gift certificate to Joe’s Appliance (Orange City)
  • $500 Gift Card Scheels
  • $2000 Travel voucher to the Caribbean
  • Louisiana Grill/Smoker

BANQUET TICKETS are available online!

Yes, you read that correctly! You can purchase your banquet tickets online. We encourage you to check it out! It’s simple, easy, and quick! Go to our website (www.siouxcsc.org) and click on the link it the upper right corner under BANQUET TICKETS. This will take you to the registration page. Easily pay with your credit card! Don’t miss out on this opportunity! It’s as easy as 1-2-3! J For some of you who are even more techy…scan the QR code with your phones and it will take you to our website!

When purchasing your ticket you will be able to print a copy of your ticket immediately following the purchase and they will be emailed to you.

Don’t forget about the early bird deadline of February 1, 2015. Our early bird prizes this year will be:

  • Thompson Center Impact .50 cal
  • Mossburg 500 12 ga
  • Marlin model 60 .22 cal
  • $100 cash
  • 2 – $50 cash
  • 2 – $25 cash

** Keep in mind that tickets are $15 more at the door the night of the banquet, so make sure to order your tickets online, send in the enclosed form, or contact any of the board members for tickets.

As always, business or individuals will have the opportunity to sponsor a gun. If you are interested in doing this, please contact any of the board members.

There are two – $250 scholarship available to high school seniors or current college students and we strongly encourage you to go online to our website (www.siouxcsc.org) for an application. Here is a great way to help with your college tuition! All applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2015.

The Legendary Sportsman Award will once again be awarded during our banquet. There are many deserving people that could receive this award, but we need you to nominate them. If you have someone in mind to nominate, please fill out a nomination form found on our website (www.siouxcsc.org). The forms must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2015.

Don’t forget to check out our website (www.siouxcsc.org)! Find information about upcoming events!

We look forward to seeing you at our banquet! Be safe this hunting season!

 

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

May 2014 Newsletter

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MAY 2014 NEWSLETTER

Hello to all the outdoor enthusiasts! We have a few things going on this summer to make you aware of

along with an update about the past banquet held in March.

The banquet was once again a huge success! We cleared around $70,000!! We cannot express enough

thanks for the loyal support from all the members and businesses in the area for believing in what is

being done in Sioux County!

THANK YOU!

We have set March 14, 2015, as the next banquet. Save the date on your calendars!! If anyone has any

new ideas on games, grand prizes or anything else concerning the banquet, please don’t hesitate to

contact a board member. We are always looking for new ideas for the banquet.

 

Outdoor Skills Day

This will be held on June 6, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove. There is a noon lunch provided.

This day is open to all ages. There are different sessions to choose from….shotgun shooting, air rifles,

archery, outdoor cooking, improving outdoor skills and much more. You must preregister by calling

Sunday Ford (7125523057).

 

Family Fishing Clinic

This event, sponsored by Sioux County Conservation Board and the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club will

be held on Saturday, June 14, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Hollow fishing pond. Come for a

fun filled morning of fishing instruction. There will be prizes for the one with the most fish, biggest fish,

casting contest, and a prize for each person registered. Bring your own pole. There will be some

available if you don’t have one. Lunch will be provided at noon for those who participate. To register

please call Sunday Ford (7125523057).

 

Land Maps

There are new updated public hunting land maps at various business in the county.

** A printable map can be found on our website (www.siouxcsc.org).

 

Fish stocking in Sioux County Public Waters

The Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club donated funds to be used in stocking of fish in several Sioux County

ponds. Crappie, perch, catfish and walleye were distributed between the Big Sioux rec area, Alton

Borrow Pit, and the Winterfeld Pit in Rock Valley. Catfish were also distributed among most of the other

ponds in Sioux County. More fish will be ordered in July to stock other Sioux County waters in October.

 

Land Update

We recently purchased 67 acres west of Matlock that will tie into the public piece already there. This

piece will not be open for use until all the grants are finalized.

 

Calendars

We still have calendars available to purchase if you are interested. As a reminder, each calendar sold

will be tied to a specific number. Each week of the year a number will be drawn to win that week’s gun.

Each calendar can be purchased for $30. Calendars will be sold until we are out of them. If you are

interested in purchasing a calendar, please contact one of the board members listed below.

 

Sandy Hollow

Beginning May 1, Sandy Hollow will still be available for public use, but will be under the control of the

Sioux County Conservation Board. We will be looking for volunteers on work days to help with clean up

and project improvements. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page or check with one of the board

members for upcoming work dates.

 

Website

Don’t forget to check out our website www.siouxcsc.org ! Make sure you check out the “Upcoming

Events” section for any local sportsmen related activities. Events are continually updated. Volunteer

opportunities will be listed in the upcoming events area, but you can also sign up on the website to be

emailed when opportunities arise (perfect opportunity to find out when work days are for Sandy

Hollow!).

 

Project AWARE

The Big Sioux River Cleanup will be happening from July 1219 beginning in Sioux Falls, SD down to

Westfield, IA. For more information on this event and to download the registration materials, please

visit www.iowaprojectaware.com .

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

November 2013 Newsletter

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Greetings to all outdoorsmen and women!

 

This summer we had a couple different events for kids…

  • Outdoor Skills Day (June 7)      – 200+ kids attended again for the second year in a row! This continues to      exceed our expectations! It’s great to see them want to experience the      outdoors and learn skills needed for outdoor activities.
  • Family Fishing Day was      held on a Monday night in June after being postponed because of rain…for      the second year in a row. 50 kids registered for the event and we were      once again very pleased with the turnout. The biggest catch was a 13 ½”      bass! Thanks to the Sioux Center Wal-Mart and the Sioux County      Conservation Board for their help with this event!

 

Gun Calendar

The board has started selling the 2014 gun calendars. A gun will be drawn every Wednesday in 2014 for a total of 52 guns to be given away! (*a cash buyout of gun can be redeemed in its place). Contact any board member from SCSC or go to our website for local businesses that carry the calendars. **Calendars will be sold until they are gone.

 

Banquet

The board has been starting to plan the upcoming banquet to be held on March 8, 2014. It will once again be held at the Dordt College Rec Center.

 

Grand Prizes include….

  • $1,000 gift certificate to      Joe’s Appliance (Orange City)
  • Sig P238 pistol
  • Ruger 10/22
  • Browning Citori 12 ga
  • Anderson Machine AR15
  • Savage FV22-250
  • Winchester SX3 12 ga
  • American Classic 1911 .45      cal pistol
  • $500 Gift Card Scheels (2)
  • $500 Cenex Gas Card (Co-op      Gas & Oil – Sioux Center)
  • Bayou Smoker/Grill
  • Fishing Package (Jeff’s      Tackle – Sioux Center)

 

 

Make sure to send in the enclosed form before the early bird deadline of February 1, 2014. Our early bird prizes this year will be:

  • Thompson Omega Muzzleloader .50 cal
  • Mosseburg 500 12 ga
  • Marlin model 60 .22 cal
  • $100 cash
  • 4 – $50 cash

 

** Keep in mind that tickets are $15 more at the door the night of the banquet, so make sure to send in your form for tickets or contact any of the board members.

 

As always, business or individuals will have the opportunity to sponsor a gun. If you are interested in doing this, please contact any of the board members.

 

There are two – $250 scholarship available to high school seniors or current college students and we strongly encourage you to go online to our website (www.siouxcsc.org) for an application. Here is a great way to help with your college tuition! All applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2014.

 

The Legendary Sportsman Award will once again be awarded during our banquet. This award was not presented to anyone last year because no one was nominated. There are many deserving people that could receive this award, but we need you to nominate them. If you have someone in mind to nominate, please fill out a nomination form found on our website (www.siouxcsc.org). The forms must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2014.

 

Don’t forget to check out our website (www.siouxcsc.org)! Find information about upcoming events and purchase SCSC apparel as well!

 

We look forward to seeing you at our banquet! Be safe this hunting season!

 

 

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

May 2013 Newsletter

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Hello to all the outdoor enthusiasts! We have a few things going on this summer to make you aware of along with an update about the past banquet held in March.

The banquet was once again a huge success! We cleared around $70,000!! We cannot express enough thanks for the loyal support from all the members and businesses in the area for believing in what is being done in Sioux County! THANK YOU!

We have set March 8, 2014, as the next banquet. Save the date on your calendars!! If anyone has any new ideas on games, grand prizes or anything else concerning the banquet, please don’t hesitate to contact a board member. We are always looking for new ideas for the banquet.

 

Outdoor Skills Day

This will be held on June 7, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove. There is a noon lunch provided. This day is open to all ages. There are different sessions to choose from….shotgun shooting, air rifles, archery, outdoor cooking, improving outdoor skills and much more. You must preregister by calling Sunday Ford (7125523057).

Family Fishing Clinic

This event, sponsored by Sioux County Conservation Board, Sioux Center WalMart, and the Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club will be held on Saturday, June 15, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Hollow fishing pond. Come for a fun filled morning of fishing instruction. There will be prizes for the one with the most fish, biggest fish, casting contest, and a prize for each person registered. Bring your own pole. There will be some available if you don’t have one. Lunch will be provided at noon for those who participate. To register please call Sunday Ford (7125523057).

Land Maps

There are new updated public hunting land maps at various business in the county.

** A printable map can be found on our website (www.siouxcsc.org).

 

Fish stocking in Sioux County Public Waters

The Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club donated funds to be used in stocking of fish in several Sioux County ponds. Approximately 2,500 crappie, 2,500 perch, and 700 walleye were distributed between the Big Sioux rec area, Boyden pits, Moeller pond, and Vande Weerd pit.

Calendars

For the year of 2014, we will once again be selling calendars. As a reminder, each calendar sold will be tied to a specific number. Each week of the year a number will be drawn to win that week’s gun. Each calendar can be purchased for $30. Calendars will be available to be purchased beginning in September and will be sold until we are out of them. If you are interested in purchasing a calendar, please contact one of the board members listed below.

 

Sandy Hollow

Sandy Hollow is open to the public for archery use…both indoor and outdoor ranges are available. For tournament dates and more information about the archery range check out the website www.siouxcountyarchery.org .

Website

Check out our website www.siouxcsc.org ! Make sure you check out the “Upcoming Events” section for any local sportsmen related activities. Events are continually updated. Volunteer opportunities will be listed in the upcoming events area, but you can also sign up on the website to be emailed when opportunities arise.

Make sure you check out the apparel store on our website! We have a variety of clothing and hats that you will certainly want to order!

 

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

 

 

November 2012 Newsletter

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Greetings to all outdoorsmen and women!

This summer we had a couple different events for kids…

  • Outdoor Skills Day (June 8 ) – Around 200 kids attended which far exceeded our expectations! It’s great to see them want to experience the outdoors and learn skills needed for outdoor activities. This year’s winners of guns at the event were Stevie Jansen (870), Peter Liv (10/22), Evan Jahn (air rifle), Justin Vander Veen (air rifle), Zack Oolman (air rifle), and Deon Ymker (air rifle).
  • Family Fishing Day was held on a Monday night in June after being postponed because of rain. 100 kids registered for the event and we were once again very pleased with the turnout. Thanks to the Sioux Center Wal-Mart and the Sioux County Conservation Board for their help with this event!

Land update

We have finalized the paperwork on about 45 acres that ties into the Hawarden South Pit on the southern boundary (along the Sioux River). Signs are posted on the boundaries and it is now open for public use!

Gun Calendar

This year the board has started selling the 2013 gun calendars. A gun will be drawn every Wednesday in 2013 for a total of 52 guns to be given away! (*a cash buyout of gun can be redeemed in its place). Calendars must be purchased by January 1, 2013. Contact any board member from SCSC or go to our website for local businesses that carry the calendars.

Banquet

The board has been starting to plan the upcoming banquet to be held on March 16, 2013. It will once again be held at the Dordt College Rec Center.

Grand Prizes include….

  • $1,000 gift certificate to Joe’s Appliance (Orange City)
  • Go Pro Camera Hero 3
  • Hummingbird 385ci Portable Depth Finder
  • Camping package & accessories
  • Titanium Camo metal detector
  • Beretta Pigeon  o/u 12 ga
  • Benelli Super Vinci Camo 12 ga
  • Core 15 magpaul AR 223 cal
  • Thompson Center Dimension 204 Ruger
  • American Classic 2  .45 cal
  • Sig P238 pistol
  • Ruger 10/22 stainless

Make sure to send in the enclosed form before the early bird deadline of February 1, 2013. Our early bird prizes this year will be:

  • Thompson Omega Muzzleloader .50 cal
  • Mosseburg 500 12 ga
  • Ruger 10/22
  • $100 cash
  • 4 – $50 cash

** Keep in mind that tickets are $15 more at the door the night of the banquet, so make sure to send in your form for tickets or contact any of the board members.

As always, business or individuals will have the opportunity to sponsor a gun. If you are interested in doing this, please contact any of the board members.

There are two – $250 scholarship available to high school seniors or current college students and we strongly encourage you to go online to our website (www.siouxcsc.org) for an application. Here is a great way to help with your college tuition! All applications must be postmarked no later than February 10, 2013.

The Legendary Sportsman Award will once again be awarded during our banquet. If you have someone in mind to nominate, please fill out a nomination form found on our website (www.siouxcsc.org). The forms must be postmarked no later than February 10, 2013.

Don’t forget to check out our new website (www.siouxcsc.org)! Find information about upcoming events and purchase SCSC apparel as well!

We look forward to seeing you at our banquet! Be safe this hunting season!

 

Roger Van Beek

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club

May 2012 Newsletter

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Hi to all outdoorsmen and women! Sorry for the delay in the newsletter. Life has been busy and we have

been waiting for a few things to shake out.

We have a number of things going on this summer, but let me give you an update on the banquet. This

year was a huge success! It looks like we cleared about $78,000! This was the best year in the club’s

history! I would like to say THANK YOU  to all the members and businesses for their loyal support year

after year. For believing in what is being done in Sioux County!

 

Looking ahead we have set the date of March 16, 2013, for next year’s banquet. Save the date on your

calendars! If anyone has new ideas on games, grand prizes, or anything else concerning the banquet,

please let a board member know. We are always looking for new ideas to keep our banquet interesting

and fun.

 

Land update

 

We are finalizing the paperwork on about 45 acres that ties into the Hawarden South Pit on the

southern boundary (along the Sioux River). Signs will be posted in the near future.

 

Outdoor Skills Day

 

This will be held on June 8, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove. There is a noon lunch provided.

This day is open to all ages. There are different sessions to choose from….shotgun shooting, air rifles,

archery, outdoor cooking, improving outdoor skills and much more. You must preregister by calling

Sunday Ford (7125523057).

 

Family Fishing Clinic

 

This event, sponsored by Sioux County Conservation Board, Sioux Center WalMart, and the Sioux County

Sportsmen’s Club will be held on Saturday, June 16, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Hollow

fishing pond. Come for a fun filled morning of fishing instruction. There will be prizes for the one with

the most fish, biggest fish, casting contest, and a prize for each person registered. Bring your own pole.

There will be some available if you don’t have one. Lunch will be provided at noon for those who

participate. To register please call Sunday Ford (7125523057).

 

Land Maps

 

There are new updated public hunting land maps at various business in the county.

** A printable map can be found on our website.

 

Calendars

 

In place of the 13 Guns of Summer raffle we will be implementing a new raffle…..calendars!

“Calendars?” you ask. Yes! For the year of 2013, each calendar sold will be tied to a specific number.

Each week of the year a number will be drawn to win that week’s gun. Each calendar can be purchased

for $30. Calendars will be available to be purchased beginning in July. If you are interested in purchasing

one, please contact one of the board members listed on this website.

 

Sandy Hollow

 

Sandy Hollow will be open to the public for archery use beginning May 15. Watch the newspapers and

our website or www.sandyhollow.org for more information regarding archery tournaments and leagues.

 

Website

 

Check out our new website

www.siouxcsc.org  ! (The old address will take you to this site now.) Make

sure you check out the “Upcoming Events” section for any local sportsmen related activities. Events are

continually updated. Volunteer opportunities will be listed in the upcoming events area, but you can

also sign up on the website to be emailed when opportunities arise.

 

Make sure you check out the apparel store on our website! We have a variety of clothing and hats that

you will certainly want to order!

 

Roger Van Beek

 

President

Sioux County Sportsmen’s Club