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revised Mar 9 2019
March 8-9 Wild Sheep Society of BC Annual Convention will be held in Kamloops at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre on these dates. See the following society website for details: https://www.wildsheepsociety.com/
March(etc.) Core Hunting and Training Course – This course is primarily for those wishing to obtain their first hunting licence. Contact Alec in Kamloops (250-376-3596) or Ted (250-573-4091). Also offered are certification courses and examinations for those wishing to receive their P.A.L. (Federal - Possession and Acquisition Licence). Courses will be offered when an adequate numbers of individuals are signed up.
March 30 Ducks Unlimited is putting on a Sportsman's Bash from 12 to 4pm in the Fox 'n Hounds Pub. Lots of neat stuff to be won, from firearms to fishing tackle, smokers and whale watching. $50 gets to two raffle draws and lunch - or you can just drop in. Contact Manda at 250-374-8307 for tickets or more information.
April 7 Annual Spring California Bighorn Sheep and Deer count along north side of Kamloops Lake from Rousseau Creek to Ord Road area. Doug will be at the turnoff to Fredericks road at 7 am to assign areas. BBQ to follow the count Dewdrop at the standard location. Contact Doug Jury [250-573-5570] for more information on areas and data sheets if you would like to start earlier. Highland Valley Outdoors Association from Logan Lake will be assessing the area west of Rousseau Creek west to Cache Creek Contact Ray Town(250-253-9474), Highland Valley Outdoors Club.
April 5-7 BC Interior Sportsman’s Show featuring the largest hunting, fishing, and outdoors display at the Capital News Centre in Kelowna. For more information contact their website at www.bcinteriorsportsmanshow.com
April The removal of the ice fencing on Tulip, Rose, Bleeker, Horseshoe, and Walloper Lakes will be completed as soon as the ice melts.
April 27-28 Kamloops Gun and Antique Show & Sale at the McArthur Island Sports Center. For details contact the Kamloops Target Sports Association website www.ktsa.ca. The Kamloops Fish and Game club will have an information table at the site and will tie flies for fundraising. Contact Harry Tracz [250-579-0004] if you can assist.
May 8-11 BCWF 63rd Annual General Meeting and Convention will be held in Fort Saint John with this year’s theme being “Predator Prey Dynamics”. Details for the convention are posted on the BC Wildlife Federation website: http://www.bcwf.net/index.php/bcwf-agm
May 26 BC Wildlife Federation “Shuswap” Regional meeting. Contact Don Trethewey (250-828-6150) if you would like to attend.
June 16 Family Fishing Day at Walloper Lake. The Kamloops Fish and Game club in co-operation with the Kamloops Flyfishers host the annual family fishing day. Club members will provide boats and equipment to take youngsters onto the lake for a taste of fishing. Individuals can also fish off the area dock and enjoy hotdogs, burgers and drinks on the shore for no cost. This a Provincial free family fishing day therefore fishing licences are not required for this one day event. Contact Mo Bradley (home # 778-470-8372) or at Surplus Herbies on Friday or Saturday for information on the event.
August 18 BC Wildlife Federation “Shuswap” Regional meeting. Contact Don Trethewey (250-828-6150) if you would like to attend.
September 8 Annual fishout for the visually impaired members of the White Cane club will be held at Lac LeJeune. Members of the Kamloops Fish and Game club plus members from the Kamloops Flyfishers take White Cane club members fishing for rainbow trout. After fishing guests and all fishers enjoy a BBQ and conversation on shore. Contact Mo [778-470-8372] if you can assist.