Bird Dog Jamboree Our chapter and ARGC will hold an event on Oct 3 that will support Bird Dog Rescues throughout the Midwest. This youth friendly event is free to youth with free shooting events including trap, and sporting clays but also there will be falconry demonstrations with Harris Hawks, fly tying and catch & release fishing for lunker trout. Saturday evening a banquet will be MC’ed by Dez Young who produced 4 upland hunting video shows and will be bringing his production crew for the weekend activities. Besides our youth hunt on Sunday there will be trap, skeet, sporting clays, guided hunts, unguided hunts, fun field trials for flushing, retrieving, and pointing dogs. Special hunts are available for disabled Vets. CALL 262-806-2066 or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-bird-dog-jamboree-jam-tickets-9046025907
Annual Matt Grossen Youth Pheasant Hunt on Sunday October 4th
The SRV Chapter of Pheasants Forever, and Argyle Rod & Gun Club, will be holding our 17th Annual Pheasant Youth Hunt beginning at 9:00AM Sunday, October 4th at the Argyle Rod & Gun Club.
28TH ANNUAL SUGAR RIVER VALLEY PF BANQUET:
The Sugar River Valley Chapter of Pheasants Forever will be holding our 28th Annual Banquet on Saturday, November 14th at the AR&GC. We will be having several raffles as well as a live auction. See the application form included to sign up in advance for our special raffle package.
In August we were one of 40 PF/QF chapters, 700+, nationwide to be recognized as original Forever Shooting Sports (PF/QF New 'No Child left Inside' Youth Program). We received an award package including: 2 Youth, 20 ga. Weatherby semi-auto shot guns, 2 .22 cal rifles, 2 air rifles, 2 wrist Rockets. and an Atlas Trap set on a cart and assorted traps and targets worth $3-4000 & 50% cost sharing on ammo.
We have been chosen as one of the 3 WI PF Chapters, getting a grant from Gun Dog Magazine to work on putting in wildflower pollinator patches with Argyle Schools kids. They will be involved in planning and planting acres of wild flowers to attract pollinators. We will work with the school and the adjacent Driftless Land Conservancy land at the 220 acre Erickson Wetland