Events Calendar

Announcing NPRGC Summer Schedule

We would also like to welcome our new range operator Ryan Olson.

As of Thursday, June 13th, NPRGC Hours of operation will be the following:

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 10am – 7:45pm
Saturday, Sunday – 9am – 6:45pm
Wednesday – Closed

General Meetings are held on the last Monday of the Month September to June at 7 PM.

The shooting facilities at the North Peace Rod and Gun Club with be fully or partially closed on the following dates because of special events or caretaker holidays:

Dates Details Reason
July 1, 2019 Full Range Canada Day
July 5 and 6, 2019 Full Range Oilmen’s Trap Shoot
July 12 (5 PM) 13-14, 2019 Full Range 3-Gun
August 5, 2019 Full Range BC Day
September 2, 2019 Full Range Labour Day

 

Hours of Operation as of June 13, 2018:

Sunday: 9:00 AM to 6:45 PM

Monday: 10:00 AM to 7:45 PM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 7:45 PM

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 10:00 AM to 7:45 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM to 7:45 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 6:45 PM

Also closed statutory holidays.

Yearly Hours of Operation

May 1 to Sept 30 Closed Wednesdays/MTTF 10AM-7:45PM/Weekends 9AM-6:45PM

October 1 to October 31 Closed Wednesdays/Every Other Day 9AM-7PM

November 1 to April 30 Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays/Every other Day 10AM-6PM

Sunshine and a light breeze greeted 75 shooters at the 36th Annual Oilmen’s Trap Shoot. Mathew Stockley was the shooter with the high overall score and Team Rapid Wireline (Terry, Garth and Chris Willson, Dave Hess and Bruce Bell) took top team honours.

Full Results and Event Sponsors

High Overall Scores (Team out of 750 birds/Individual out of 150 birds)

Handicap Events (Out of 50 birds)

Singles (Out of 100 birds)

2019 Fishing Weekend Sponsors and Donors
Thanks to Our Many Sponsors and Donors

The results are in for the 9th Annual Kids Learn to Fish and Father’s Day Fishing Derby Weekend. The weather was great, the classes were once again full and a lot of fishing was good. We can’t say enough about the effort that Tammi and her volunteers put into this event year-after-year.

See who the volunteers were and be sure to say thanks when you see them.

Kids

1st Prize – Tandyn Hunt Pike 4lbs 3oz  25″
2nd Prize – Hailey Hamm Pike 4lb 1oz  25.5″
3rd Prize – Shayl Salmona Pike 3lbs 6oz  25 3/4″
4th Prize – Josilin Campbell Pike 3lbs 1oz  24″

Adults

1st Prize – Terry Bates Pike 4lbs 14oz  28″
2nd Prize – Kehlan Huhn Pike 4lbs 5oz  26.5″
3rd Prize – Trenton Mason Pike 3lbs 6oz  24.5″

Terry Bates is also the overall winner who will receive six custom Len Thompson lures with his name, date and size of his fish as a donation from Lent Thompson Lures.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club gives a big shoutout to our local BCWF AGM donors and volunteers.

To all those who Legally Possess the AR-15 Carbine, the Federal Liberals are proposing an outright ban on this rifle

If you pride yourself on being a legal Firearms owner, you have days to react to this news, please read and act quickly, or your right to legally possess th AR-15 Carbine will be stripped  from you.

Gregg Nicoll –  Director North Peace Rod and Gun Club.

 Minster of Organized Crime Reduction Bill Blair: Contact info. Constituency Office 416-261-8613 

BILL.BLAIR@PARL.GC.CA

Minister of Public Safety: Ralph Goodale: Contact info. Constituency Office 306-585-2202 

RALPH.GOODALE@PARL.GC.CA

 Pleasetake the time to read the News Release from the Canadian Shooting Sports Association.

Update:

Kids Learn to Fish and Father’s Day Fishing Derby are this weekend at Charlie Lake! There is still a few spots left in the Kids Learn to Fish program, call Backcountry to register. Both events are free and we have lots to giveaway. We are still looking for volunteers and donations. Please contact Tammi at Backcountry 250-785-1461.

Sign up for the Kids Learn to Fish class opens on Saturday June 1, 2019. You can register your child or children by dropping in to BackCountry’s store or by calling 250-785-1461 Kids must be between 5 yrs and 15 yrs old. It is free! We provide the fishing gear. Come dressed for the weather and ready to learn and play.

Donations and Volunteers are Welcome

Kids learn to fish poster 2019

We encourage those of you that have been through the program before to identify this to us when you register and to bring your fishing rod and gear and join us at the lake for some fun and fishing.

Don’t forget we will also be hosting a Father’s Day Fishing Derby on Sunday June 16th. It’s a free event. Everybody is welcome to come out and play!

fathers day fishing derby poster 2019

If you have any questions or would like to donate or volunteer please contact Tammi at Backcountry 250-785-1461 or fishing@backcountryfsj.com

The NPRGC club is seeking a student to fill a Summer Labourer Position at the Dressler Memorial Range in Charlie Lake.  

Laborer, Dressler Memorial Range                       

May 27, 2019- August 30, 2019

40 hrs/week    Remuneration –  $15.00hr                                        

Working under the direct supervision of the Range Operator, the hired student employee will undertake all range maintenance and misc. tasks assigned, including grass cutting, painting, cleaning, Club house upkeep, signing in of members, range maintenance, moving of various range equipment, etc

Successful candidates will have: 

Student Gr. 11+ returning to school in September 2019, good interpersonal skills, ability to follow instructions, learn and work with tools and related equipment and machinery.  

HOW TO APPLY  

For more information, applicants can email a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to  vicepres@nprg.ca, or drop required documentation off at the Range office. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club and the BC Wildlife Federation would like to thank all our volunteers, sponsors, supporters and staff for making the 2019 BCWF Annual General Meeting here in Fort St. John such a great success.

A special thanks goes out to the BC Peace Country River Rats for their help with the spousal and kids program and with the club night.

Photo of listing BCWF AGM sponsors.

IDPA/3-Gun is cancelled tonight, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Monday, April 29, 2019 (Interviews for new range operator.) Sorry for the inconvenience.

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