Category: Club Events

Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association cleans up town dock!

Article appeared in the Lac du Bonnet Clipper Vol. 23 No. 39
Author: Brian Choptain

Please see link below for full article
Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association


Draw Held: October 10, 2014
MWF Office
70 Stevenson Road
Winnipeg, MB  R2H 0X6

Winner of the 8 day trip for two to Nova Scotia, PEI
Chris Litkowich from Oakbank MB

Winner of the Alumnacraft V16 Fishing Boat, 20 HP Mercury Motor & Trailer
Bill Hampshire from Lac du Bonnet, MB


From Right to Left Brian Strauman, President of MWF, Sharon Wiggett, Membership Coordinator,  Gerry Arbez, President of Lac du Bonnet,  Rob Olson, Managing Director of MWF

From Right to Left
Brian Strauman, President of MWF, Sharon Wiggett, Membership Coordinator, Gerry Arbez, President of Lac du Bonnet, Rob Olson, Managing Director of MWF

Stay Tuned for the Grand Prize Draw December 16, 2014.  Watch for ticket sales in Garden City Mall October 20-Oct 26, 2014 with some prize previews! Tickets also available at MWF office. Thank you for all of your continued support!

Breast Cancer “Shoot for the Cure” Event

Winnipeg Trap and Skeet Club will be having their annual Breast Cancer “Shoot for the Cure” sporting clay shoot on September 6, 2014. The cost is $60.00 for 100 targets, lunch and lots of prizes. $20.00 from each registration goes directly to breast cancer research. We hope you are able to join us for this wonderful event!

Shoot for the Cure


We are pleased to announce the date and location for the 2014 Annual Golf Tournament.  This year’s tournament will be held at the Kingswood Golf and Country Club in LaSalle, Manitoba on August 13, 2014.  Registration begins at 11 AM and Tee-off is at 12 Noon.

Our tournament to date has raised $124,000 for the museum.  This is our 13th annual tournament.  We are challenging all of the Officer’s Associations across North American to sponsor a hole.  The hole sponsorship is only $200 and the first 18 sponsorships will have a sign, with their association’s logo, placed at a tee box.

Please come and join us again this year to help make this year’s tournament an even bigger success than last year.

If you are interested in playing in the tournament or would like to make a donation towards the tournament, please contact Blake Patterson at 204-734-3429 or at

4th Annual MWF Habitat Foundation Sporting Clay Shoot

All Skill Levels are Welcome!
Date: August 10th, 2014
Location:  13 miles south of Hwy 1 on Hwy 242, approx. 1 mile before the Assiniboine River – watch for signs

Event Start Time: 10:30 a.m.
100 Targets
Adults: $60.00  Youth: $35.00
Second Round: $35.00
Lunch is included in the price of entry!


Seven Sisters Falls Wildlife Association Shooting Skills Day – May 10

Come join Wayne Single and Friends for a fun day of shooting. Have you always wanted to learn to shoot a gun or bow? Have you taken your Hunter Safety but don’t know how to get started? This event is an incredible opportunity to learn to shoot a rifle, shotgun, blackpowder or bow and arrow. You will get expert instruction making this event a perfect opportunity for new shooters. All ages are welcome. See poster for more details. (more…)

Stay Tuned for New Club Events

Our busy season for Club events is drawing to an end. Stay tuned though, new Club events will be coming your way shortly. Thanks from all of us for your continued interest in the Manitoba Wildlife Federation.

Dauphin Fish & Wildlife Association Awards Night

Date:  7 p.m. December 7
Location:  Ukrainian Orthodox Hall, 304 Whitmore Avenue, Dauphin
Details:  $10 Advance Tickets only (kids 11 and under free).  Early bird head entry 2-6 p.m.  Awesome prizes to be won.
Club:  Dauphin Fish & Wildlife Association
Contact:  Sticky’s Bait and Tackle (204) 638-3658

Austin & Area Wildlife Game and Fish Night

Date:  7 p.m. December 14
Location:  Austin Community Hall
Details:  $5 (under 12 free).  Trophy categories, youth draws, door prizes, silent auction.  Pre-scoring to take place at 5 p.m.
Club:  Austin & Area Wildlife Club
Contact:  Corey Nichols (204) 685-2395

19th Annual Big Game Awards Social

Date:  6 p.m. Sat., November 30
Location:  St. Laurent Recreational Centre
Details:  $15 entry fee ; $3,000 in prizes.  Displays, silent auction, lunch. Advance sale of tickets only.
Club:  St. Laurent and District Wildlife Association
Contact:  Ron (204) 646-2053; Rickey (204) 646-2320

Brokenhead Turkey Shoot

Date:  10:30 a.m., December 1, 2013
Location:  Brokenhead River Game and Fish Range (south on Mile 47, off 44 east of Beausejour)
Details:  $70; 17 and under $50.  120 targets over 15 separate stations.    BBQ after shoot.  Prizes include turkeys and hams.
Club:  Brokenhead River Game and Fish and Greenbay Sporting Clay
Contact:  Tim (204) 955-7899.

Big Buck Awards / Family Sports Day

Date:  Sunday, December 1
Location:  Manitoba Room, Keystone Centre in Brandon
Details:  Adults $8.00; 12 and under free.  Doors open at 1 p.m; all entries to be in by 3 p.m.  Door prizes and rifles to be given away.  Trophies for all categories.  Donate your deer hides and enter a free draw.  Many displays, including MWF’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman program.  Free sausage and meet samples.
Club:  Brandon Wildlife Association
Contact:  Don (204) 728-2903

5th Annual Lac Du Bonnet Awards Banquet

Date:  Saturday, November 30
Location:  LdB Community Centre
Details:  Tickets $35.  Reserved table for 8 includes complimentary bottle of wine. Cocktails 5 p.m. / Dinner 6 p.m.  Door prizes, raffles, silent auction.
Club:  Lac Du Bonnet Wildlife Association
Contact:  Gerry Arbez

Hunter Education Class in Birtle – Saturday, October 26

Need a Hunter Education class in a hurry?  The Valley Recreation District, located in Birtle,  is offering a Hunter Education class on Saturday, October 26.  To register, please contact 204-842-3460, Email:

Shoot for the Cure – Supporting Breast Cancer Research

Date:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., September 7 (9 a.m. registration)
Location:  Winnipeg Trap and Skeet Club (4 km SW of Oak Bluff, just past the Perimeter Highway)
Details:  $60 entry fee – includes lunch ($20 will go to research).  Sporting clays; shooting for any skill level; lots of prizes to be won
Contact: (204) 736-2779 or

Sporting Clays Shoot

Date:  10 a.m. on Sat., August 24 and Sun., August 25
Location:  St. Hubertus Range (take Hwy 59 north to Prov. Road 317; 3.7 km East of Hwy 59, take Road 35E; 1.7 km south to Range)
Details:  Adult $85 or $110; 16 and under $55 or $80.  Includes main event targets and entry in birdbrain/flurry plus full meal after the shoot.  Accommodations at South Beach Casino 877-775-8259 (promo code QUACK)..
Club:  Ducks Unlimited Canada’s St. Hubertus Sporting Clays Shoot
Contact:  Daryl (204) 654-4928; Kerry (204) 873-2532; Scott (204) 223-5647

Sporting Clay Fun Shoot

Date:  10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 20
Location:  St. Hubertus Game and Fish Range (Hwy 59 North to Road #85, north turn right, and go 4 km to club entrance)
Details:  120 clays $60.  Pricing includes lunch.  Members receive $5 discount
Club:  St. Hubertus Game and Fish Association
Contact:  Greg (204) 757-4828 or Daryl (204) 654-4928

Sporting Clay Fun Shoot

Three Dates:  Saturday, May 25; Saturday, Sept. 28; and Sunday, Oct. 20
Location:  St. Hubertus Game & Fish Range (Hwy. 59 North to Road #85; north turn right and go 4 km to club entrance)
Details:  120 clays $60; 200 clays $80.  Pricing includes lunch.  Members receive $5 discount.
Club:  St. Hubertus Game & Fish Association
Contact:  Greg (204) 757-4828 or Daryl (204) 654-4928

3rd Annual Clay Shoot – in support of MWF Habitat Foundation

Date:  10:30 a.m., Sunday, August 11
Location:  Lavenham, MB (Directions:  West of Portage La Prairie, on #1 Hwy 12 Miles or 19 KM to the Bagot corner; South on PR 242 for 13 miles or 21 KM; 1 Mile before the Assiniboine River –  watch for signs)
Details:  All welcome – juniors to seniors.  Lunch will be available.
Contact: Fred Tait 204-252-2153 or George Hurd 204-723-2421

Shooting Skills Day at Seven Sisters Range

Date:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, May 11
Location: Homestead Road East (8 km east of Seven Sisters)
Details: Venues include rifle, shotgun, blackpowder and archery.  $15 per venue, or $55 for all.  All ages welcome.  Lunch provided.  PAL Challenge and on-line Hunter Education testing will be offered.  Registration open until April 30.
Clubs:  Seven Sisters Game & Fish and  the Lac du Bonnet Game & Fish
Contact:  Wayne (204) 853-2006 or Garry (204) 348-2583, (204) 348-3773

Austin & Area 2nd Annual Spring Banquet

Date: Saturday, April 20
Location:  Austin, MB
Details:  Guest speakers: Grant Armstrong- Manitoba Trappers Association and Terry Ledoux- College of Taxidermy.  Lots of prizes, including gun draw, B.O.W. weekend pass & ladies basket $300+ value. Tickets $25
Club:  Austin & Area Wildlife Association
Contact:  For more information, contact 204-685-2534

Sporting Clay Schedule for 2013

Open the following link to view a schedule of events, courtesy of Green Bay Sporting Clay.

2013 Schedule

Note: the March 30th date may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

Labatt Wildlife Association – Dates to Remember

  • Tuesday, April 16th – General Meeting (last chance to get tickets for April 20th banquet)
  • Saturday, April 20th – 2012 Awards and Banquet (6:30 pm)
  • Tuesday, May 14th – General Meeting
  • Tuesday, June 11th – General Meeting

Labatt Wildlife Association will have no meetings in July and August. Future fishing derbies will be announced at a later date.

St. Hubertus Game and Fish Association Announces 2013 Sporting Clay Fun Shoot Schedule

Location:  St.Hubertus Game & Fish Range (Highway 59 North to Road # 85 North – turn right and go 4KM to club entrance)

Dates: ***Weather Permitting***

  • Saturday – April 27th
  • Saturday – May 25th
  • Saturday – September 28th
  •  Sunday – October 20th

Pricing: 120 clays (lunch included) $60.00; 200 clays (lunch included) $80.00

Members receive a $5.00 discount

Registration: 10:00 am 

Start time: 11:00 am

 Contact Greg at 204-757-4828 or Daryl at 204-654-4928

Annual Awards Banquet in Beausejour

Date:  Saturday February 2
Location:  Brokenhead River Hall, Beausejour
Details:  $30 Adults and $15 Youth 6 to 12
Club:  Brokenhead River Game and Fish
Contact:  Jim Sorois (204-268-4562)

Attend the 2011 and 2012 Provincial Big Game and Youth Hunter’s Awards Banquet

Date: Saturday, April 6
Location: Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Winnipeg, (204) 786-4801
Details: $60 ($30 youth 12 and under).  Doors open 3:30 p.m.  Dinnoer 6:05 p.m.  Limited tickets available; reserved seating. Special room rates at Victoria Inn (reservation #523028)
Club: Manitoba Big Game Trophy Association
Contact: Tickets available from Sandy at Telesky Taxidermists (204) 775-6796

St. Claude 50th Anniversary Banquet and Trophy Night

Date:  Saturday, January 12
Location:  St. Claude Community Centre
Club:  St. Claude and District Game & Fish
Contact: Marcel de Rocquigny (204) 379-2085

Indoor 3-D Archery Shoot

Date:  8:30 to 5 p.m., Sunday, January 6
Location:  Keystone Centre (East Entrance), Brandon
Club:  Brandon Wildife Association
Contact:  Scott (204) 725-4474

Seven Oaks 55th Anniversary Banquet & Annual Trophy Night

Date:  Saturday, January 19
Location:  West Kildonan Legion, 1748 Main Street, Winnipeg
Details:  Adult $35; kids 12 and under $20.  Music, dinner, tons of prizes and trophy night.  No entry without a ticket.  Bring in your big game entries for the trophy night banquet, and don’t forget to have your game tag attached.  No entry can be accepted without the game tag.  Adult and junior fish and bird entries deadline is December 31, 2012.
Club:  Seven Oaks Game & Fish Association
Contact: Matt 204-338-4083

Dauphin Fish & Wildlife Assoc. Awards Night

Date: Saturday, December 8
Location: Ukrainian Orthodox Auditorium Hall, Dauphin
Details: $10 advance tickets only (kids 11 and under free when accompanied by an adult).  Early bird head entry 2 to 6 p.m.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  More prizes than ever before!
Club:  Dauphin Fish and Wildlife Association
Contact:  Tickets available at Sticky’s Bait and Tackle, Black’s Cycle & Sporting Goods, or members of DFWA.

LdB 4th Annual Awards Banquet

Date:  Saturday, December 8
Location:  Lac du Bonnet Community Centre Hall
Details:  5 p.m. cocktails; 6 p.m. dinner.  $35.  Reserved tables for 8 available for $280.
Club:  Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association

BWA Big Buck Awards

Date: 1 p.m., Sunday, December 2
Location: Manitoba Room at the Keystone Centre, Brandon
Details: $8 Admission (12 and under free).  10 rifles to be given away; door prizes; trophies; free sausage and meat samples.
Club: Brandon Wildlife Association

Mentored Grouse Hunt for Youth (Ages 12-17)

Date:  10 a.m. on October 13-14
Location:  Seven Sisters Curling Rink, Whiteshell Area
Details:  $40 fee
Club:  Seven Sisters Game and Fish Association
Contact:  Wayne (204) 853-2006 or Al (204) 348-7705

Sporting Clay Fun Shoot

Date: 10 a.m. on Sept. 29 and Oct. 21
Location:  St. Hubertus Game & Fish Range, Highway 59 North and right on Road #85 North
Details: $60 for 120 clays; $80 for 200 clays (both include lunch); members receive a discount
Club: St. Hubertus Game & Fish Association
Contact: Greg (204) 757-4828 or Daryl (204) 654-4928

2012 Shoot for the Cure – Supporting Breast Cancer Research

Date:  Saturday, October 6 (rain date October 13)
Location:  Winnipeg Trap & Skeet Club (4 kms SW of Oak Bluff)
Details:  Sporting clays; shooting for any skill level, mentors on site.  Lots of prizes and lunch is included.  $60 entry fee.
Club:  Winnipeg Trap & Skeet Club
Contact: (204) 736-2779 /

Lac du Bonnet Annual Meeting

Date: 7:30 p.m. Wed., September 12
Location:  Legion Hall, Lac du Bonnet
Details:  Special guest speakers and door prizes.
Club:  Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association
Contact:  Gerry Arbez (204) 345-8956

Fishing Derby and Pig Roast

Date:  August 25-26
Location:  Riverside Camp, Lee River
Details:  $20 members; $25 non-members; youth $10.  Includes camping, boat launch, pig roast and lunch.
Club:  Labatt Wildlife Association
Contact:  Pre-register at (204) 254-5357

St. Hubertus Sporting Clays Shoot

Date:  August 25-26
Location:  St. Hubertus Gun Club, 1.6 km south of Libau on Hwy 59; then 5.6 km east on Rd 85
Details:  August 25 1-4 p.m., $20/round; August 26 8:30 a.m. registration $85 adults/$50 Youth (includes dinner)
Club:  St. Hubertus Gun Club and Ducks Unlimited Canada
Contact:  Conrad Huntley  (204) 996-7902; Greg Arndt (204) 941-0113; Kerry Coleman (204) 873-2166

2nd Annual Junior Clays Clinic

Date:  9 a.m., Saturday, August 18
Location: Brandon (4 miles south of Shopper’s Mall on Hwy. 10)
Details:  $25.  Lunch, targets and shells provided.  An opportunity for first-time and novice shooters, ages 12-17, to learn shotgun safety and techniques.
Club:  Brandon Gun Club
Contact: Kim; Mike  (204) 848-7582

2nd Annual Sport Clays Shoot in Support of MWF Habitat Foundation

Date:  10:30 a.m., Sunday, August 12
Location:  Provincial Road 242, 24 km south of Bagot
Details: $55 adults / $35 youth.  Lunch is available.
Club:  Assiniboine Wildlife Association
Contact:  Fred Tait (204) 252-2153; George Hurd (204) 723-2421

Fall Junior Rifle Program in Winnipeg

Date:  Commencing Fall, 2012
Details:  Safey first training for future hunters.  Program focuses on safety, sportsmanship and shooting.
Club: St. Boniface Wildlife Association
Contact:  Rick Evans (204) 253-6284 /

Fishing Derby at Lac du Bonnet

Date:  June 9-10 (from dawn on Saturday to noon on Sunday)
Location: Riverside Camp, Lac du Bonnet
Details: Fees $5 to $25.  Fee includes camping and hot dog lunch.  Prizes for fish plus door prizes!
Club:  Labatt Wildlife Association
Contact:  Nick (204) 254-5357

Teulon 8th annual Fishing Derby

Date: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 9
Location: Lake St. George
Details: Members and non-members are welcome.  Entry fee $5 to $15.
Club: Teulon Game and Fish Association
Contact: Pre-register by phoning Paul (204) 886-2227 or Terry (204) 886-2319.

St. Hubertus Sporting Clay

Date: Saturday, May 26 (10 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. shoot)
Details:  120 targets – $60;  200 targets – $80 (includes lunch)
Location: 35 minutes north on Hwy 59, turn right on Road # 85 North.  Go 5 km east to club entrance. 
Club:  St. Hubertus Game & Fish Association
Contact:  Daryl (204) 654-4928 or Greg (204) 757-4828

Youth Survival Outdoor Camps

Date: Day and over nighter camps from July 9 to August 23
Location: White Wolf Shooting Range, off Hwy 59, near Beaconia
Details: $150 per camp (ages 10 to 16)
Club: Alexander Wildlife Association
Contact: Mary-Jo (204) 754-3375

3rd Annual Scandinavia Sporting Clay Shoot

Date: Sunday, June 10 (registration 10 a.m.; first round 11 a.m.)
Location: Scandinavia Gravel Pit (from Hwy 10 South of Erickson, take Mountain Road to PTH 262, 3 miles north on PTH 262)
Fee: Adults $55 per round; Juniors $40 (10 targets per station; 10 stations per round)
Club: Erickson Wildlife Association
Contact: Mike Bonner (204) 848-7582

Junior Skeet Shooting Program Course 2012

Date: Monday evenings in May/June
Location: The Winnipeg Trap & Skeet Club, Oakbluff
Contact: Brian Konrad, (204) 981-6353,

The Shoot, Steak & Shots Fundraiser

Date: May 26
Location: Selkirk Game and Fish Shooting Range, Road 80 North
Organization: Selkirk-Interlake Conservative Association
Contact: George Pike (204) 338-1000 / Bill Swan (204) 383-5671

Austin Spring Banquet

Date: March 24
Location:  Austin Hall
Club: Austin and Area Wildlife Club
Contact: Nicky North (204) 637-2480

Shooting Skills Day

Date: May 12
Location: Seven Sisters range
Club: MWF, Seven Sisters and Lac du Bonnet Game & Fish
Contact: Wayne (204) 853-2006
Contact: Garry (204) 348-2583

2nd Annual Sporting Clays Shoot in Support of MWF Habitat Foundation

Date: August 12
Location:  Provincial Road #242 – 15 miles south of Bagot
Club:  Assiniboine Wildlife Association
Contact: Fred Tait (204) 252-2153

9th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet

Date: Saturday, April 21
Location: Canad Inn Club Regent Casino Hotel, Winnipeg
Club: The Winnipeg Wild Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation
Contact: John Krupinski (204) 793-7287

2012 Canadian National Shooting Championships

Date: August 1-5
Location: Brandon Wildlife Association Range
Club: Brandon Wildlife Association
Contact: Brad Kirkpatrick (204) 728-0614