April Newsletter 2023


The next regular meeting of the BEADLE COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB will be held on Tuesday, April 11th. Social hour will start at 6:00 p.m., with hors d`oeuvres starting at 6:15 pm. and supper served around 7:00 p.m.

MENU: Soup Supper! Planning on serving Shrimp Gumbo, Strunkle (green bean and potato) and White Chili (chicken) with hot ham sandwiches and dessert. We need help in the kitchen following the meeting with clean up. Talk to Lyle, Janet, Darla or Dave.

Speaker: Jim Winegar discussing the grant received for improvements at the Izaak Walton Rifle Range.

We are having a ‘sweatshirt raffle’ at the cost of $1 a chance. If you’re a winner, you’ll get a certificate to pick up your color choice and size at Signature Plus. We will also have a gun raffle board at the cost of $10 a chance.

Thank you to Rick Hein for moving snow at the clubhouse and the many volunteers who helped at the KOKK Sports Show especially Ron Wallenstein who organized and collected the supplies.

Election Results: Dave Eichstadt-president, Leo Pollock-vice-president, Sharon Reno-secretary/treasurer, and Brad Schutt and Jon Schied as new board members with Dale Berens, and Ron Wallenstein staying on for another three years. Thank you to Alan Purtinun and Tom Westphal for their many years of dedicated service.

The Big Buck/Bull/Lunker Contest winners at the March 14th meeting: Wayne Diede – Rifle, Whitetail, Steve Frank – Archery, Whitetail; Greg Hepper winning both longest Walleye caught with hook and line and longest pan fish species; Pat Cronin – longest other fish.

Make plans to attend the Spring Bonanza Saturday, April 15, 2023.

Top prize $1,000; 2nd Prize – Bergara-Hunter 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle; 3rd Prize – Ruger Predator 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle; 4th Prize – Taurus G3C 9 mm Pistol with $25 Drawings throught the evening, along with blackjack, pick a duck, heads or tails, pay what you pull game, and popular hat raffle. If you have donations for our silent auction, you can bring them on Tuesday, or anytime during the year as we will store them until our bonanza.

Upcoming Events:

April 15th, Saturday – Spring Bonanza

May 9th meeting – the 2023 shed antler contest

May 14th, Saturday – Izaak Walton sponsored Kid’s Fishing Day at the southwest shelter at Ravine Lake. Free noon lunch and prizes for children

Collecting 2023 membership dues. Your mailing label will list the last year you have paid. The dues are $30 for a Membership and $55 for a Sponsorship. If you change your address, please notify Sharon Reno 605-352-8281 (voice) or 605-350-1899 (text). Bringing the completed form at the bottom with you along with your payment will speed up your time at the door!

Respectfully submitted,
Dave Eichstadt, President
Sharon Reno, Secretary/Treasurer

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