April Newsletter 2024


The next regular meeting of the BEADLE COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB will be held on Tuesday, April 9th. 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: Roast Beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable and dessert. We need help in the kitchen following the meeting with clean up. Talk to Ken, Lyle or Janet

Speaker: Dana Rogers, Wessington, Executive Director South Dakota Wildlife Federation

The Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club is looking for any student who has completed 8th grade, or is currently in the 9th, 10th or 11th grade in high school and is interested in conservation, hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. Apply for Youth Conservation Camp held June 2-8th, 2024 at Camp Bob Marshall in the beautiful Black Hills. Download an application at South Dakota Wildlife Federation “camp” tab until May 1st. Transportation and financial assistance provided. Need more information? Contact Camp Director Bob Schaeffer, 605.380.0125, [email protected]

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 pistol raffle board at the cost of $5 a chance.

We have a Perpetual Memorial Plaque at our clubhouse. Contact Sharon if you are interested in having your loved ones name(s) engraved on a plate; the cost is $50 for each plate. We wish to keep this memorial to only names with ties to the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club.

The Big Buck/Bull/Lunker Contest was held at March 12th meeting. Winners: Rifle – Elk, Jim Winegar; Archery – Whitetail, Donna Frank.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped at The KOKK Outdoor Sports Show Brat & Hotdog feed on Saturday, March 23rd.

Make plans to attend the Spring Bonanza Saturday, April 20, 2024 7 p.m.

Top prize $1,500; 2nd Prize – Browning X-bolt 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle; 3rd Prize – Ruger American 6.5 Creedmoor with scope; 4th Prize – Ruger American Go Wild in 300 Win Mag. Tickets are available at the April meeting @ $20 each. Planning Children’s Games with prizes, $25 Drawings throughout the evening, along with raffle for hand-made knife by Dave Eichstadt, blackjack, pick a duck, dice game for a chance to win a pistol, 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 20th – Spring Bonanza

May 14th meeting – the 2023 shed antler contest

June 2-8 – Camp Bob Marshall

October 26th – Fall Bonanza

Check out our web page: https://bcsc.club

Collecting 2024 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).

Respectfully submitted,
Ken Shoultz, President 605-354-0820
Sharon Reno, Secretary/Treasurer

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