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Photo of Club President Guy Lahaye Awarding Rifles
Club President Guy Lahaye Presents Trophy Certificates and Rifle Awards

The Canadian Coalition for Firearms Rights is spearheading a letter writing campaign to let Prime Minister Trudeau and Members of Parliament against the new gun control rules that the Liberal Party of Canada will try to impose on lawful gun owners through an Order in Council some time in the new year. Check out the CCFR’s website and take action:

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Dall's Sheep Raffle Poster

We’re excited to release our second annual Region 7B Wildlife Raffle. All funds generated from this raffle will go towards wildlife and eco-restoration projects in Region 7B. This year we are working with the same great partners as last year to provide a one of a kind hunt package for a lucky winner. The previous winner harvested a great 10 year old ram on his hunt with Northcurl and is featured on this year’s raffle poster.

GRAND PRIZE: Yukon Dall Sheep hunt with Northcurl Outfitters, a travel voucher provided by the NPRGC, and a shoulder mount 100% donated by Inuksuk Wildlife Studios. Value of this prize is $26,700 CAD
The grand prize was partially donated by Northcurl Outfitters, owned by Mac Watson. The Dall Sheep horseback hunt starts in Whitehorse, YK where you will stay a night or two before being flown into one of the remote camps in a bush plane. This is a 10-day trip, typically by horseback, that will take place take place August 20 to 31, 2021 however it can be rescheduled to a later date if you cannot make those dates work. Included in the trip are tags for 2 wolves and 1 wolverine, and there is an opportunity to harvest other species for an additional fee. A non-hunter may also accompany for an additional fee. Includes all costs during the hunt, charter flights, licenses & tag fees, goods and services tax (GST) and hunter preservation fees. Gratuities for hunt crew not included.

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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)

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 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.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club has immediate openings for a Range Operator.  We are also interested in part time Range Operators to cover vacation, other leaves, and special events at the range facility in Charlie Lake.  

Successful applicants will have good communication and computer skills, basic repair & maintenance skills, be 19 years of age or older, and must have or be able to acquire a valid Firearms PAL/RPAL, ATV Safety, Tractor Safety and WHMIS.  “Food Safe” and “Serving it Right” tickets are assets and can be attained at a later date.  

Range Operators are responsible for upkeep of range and club facilities throughout the year and include tasks such as yard and range maintenance, register and orient club members, maintain range equipment, clubhouse scheduling, membership renewal, monitoring of summer student staff, special events, etc.  

For more information please contact Tyler Mikkelson, Club Vice-President at (250) 793-4080. Submit resumes via email at – vicepres@nprg.ca or mail to:

P.O. Box 6435, 

Fort St. John, BC, 

V1J 4H8. 

NOTES:

Full and Part time positions – (pay – $19+/hr).   This is not an overly strenuous position and would be suited to a semi-retired individual.  These positions could be compared to looking after a campsite or RV Park.

Photographs Courtesy of our range operator Mike Lahaye.

The Youth Program of the North Peace Rod and Gun Club hosted the inaugural 22 Rimfire Challenge competition on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Rimfire Challenge is also an introduction to Competition Shooting. 

There were 12 participants in total, including 4 adults and 8 youth of varying ages. Everyone had a good time and those that shot went away with a prize.

The Annual General Meeting of the North Peace Rod and Gun Club will be on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the the clubhouse.

Get Involved!

Election of 2019 Executive and Board of Directors. Come out and let you name stand.

Note that the regular monthly meeting scheduled for March 25, 2019 is cancelled because of spring break.

More Information and Registration Link

May 8-11, 2019 Pomeroy Hotel

PAL: September 16, 2017 9AM 8-10 hours long.

PALR: September 17, 2017 9AM 6-8 hours long.

See the poster for more details.

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