Saranac Lake Fish And Game Club Newsletter - September 2014

Monday Nights Sporterifle @ 5:00 PM -Till

Tuesday Nights Pistol Shooting @ 4:30 PM - Til (Starts Oct. 7, 2014)

Thursday Evening Trap Shooting

Work Day Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8 AM to Noon

Sunday Nights Homeward Bound Veterans Group, 6 PM 8 PM

Board Meeting Wednesday, October 1, 2014 @ 7 PM

All Member Meeting Thursday October 2, 2014 @ 7 PM

Attention! Please lock the gate for the rest of the Summer/Fall seasons...EXCEPT on Sunday night for trash pickup on Monday.


Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who worked hard to make another great and tasty picnic. And thank you to all who bought raffle tickets. Congratulations to all the winners of the guns and of the 50/50 and Chinese auction items. Here is a list of the winners:

Ruger 10/22...Nick Levesque...Tupper Lake, NY

TC .50 BP....Sally Kingston...Kerhonkson, NY

Savage M-42....Ed Dematties... Wappinger Falls, NY

H&R 12 Ga....Wade Sullivan....Vermontville, NY

Savage .270.... Lawrence Moore....West Chazy, NY

Savage MKII .22....Bill Kelly.....Lake Placid, NY

Stoeger 12 Ga. O/U....JC McCarley....Walden, NY

Marlin .30/30...Ian Bragg....Milford, NH

Savage .30-06....JaDan Spooner....West Chazy, NY

Ruger .308....Donald Wylie....Lake Placid, NY

$200 Cash...D Paul Annetts....Fishkill, NY

50/50 #1 .$191.00...Dan Mari

50/50 #2 .$160.00....Mike Trombly

Hunting Blind...Kathy Mose

$50.00 GC Gander Mt....Dan Mari

Dove Stool....Joey Herzog

Fishing Poles.....R. Catton

GUN SHOW: There are 2 new gun show operators that have steped up to organize and put on the January Gun Show. Thank you Dan Ruchkin and Garry Hoffman. And much good luck to you. I am sure they will need some help. So if you like to help please contact them.

TRAP SHOOTING: There are only a couple weeks of shooting to be had so come on over and show the clay birds how to turn into dust! Thank you C.C. for taking over the trap program. I want to thank Steve Lane for trimming the bushes down near the river. We have put a few new and some old safety measures in place.

MEMBERS Welcome new and returning members! Peter O'Brien & Son, Troy Carver, Daniel Hess, Michael Hess & Family, Thomas Williams, Guy Schweizer and Family, Adam Dewbury, an Clark Tharrett

SPORTERIFLE Sporterifle has started September 29th for another year of .22 fun. Come on to the club and shoot with us. We are always looking for new shooters. Please call team captain Charlie Marshall at 891-6018 or email him at for more info.

S.A.F.E. ACT UPDATE: There is a very important election coming up in November. I'm talking about the office of governor of NYS. Our local representative and senator slots will also be on the ballot. If you are not registered to vote you can register on line at: We need to get good people into office. If you are not currently registered please do register and vote. If you don't have Internet access please contact me, Dave Bodah, at 518-891-5989, and I will send you a form and a stamp.

VETERAN'S CORNER: The Homeward Bound vets group will be meeting at the club on Sunday nights from about 6 PM to 8 PM. Their office is currently located above the Blue Line Sports Shop on Main St. in Saranac Lake. Charlie Jessie can provide you with info or you can call the office at 518-891-4151. The website is

SHARPENING SERVICE OFFERED: Robert Knobel is a member who has a sharpening service and is able to sharpen almost any metal that will hold an edge including Hunting/Sporting Knives and Kitchen Knives. He charges $20/hr, with half of the proceeds going to the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club. Time is figured on a timer and free pick up and delivery is offered. If you would like to tune up your edged items give Robert a call at 615-710-0541. Robert just did all my kitchen knives and man are they ever sharp!!

FOR SALE: The club has for sale an item that was going to be used for the point well system. This is a virtually new Jet Pump. We also have two vintage Pepsi coolers in working condition. If you are interested in buying any of these items contact me at 518-891-5989 or

S.C.O.P.E NEWS: We have new Repeal the SAFE ACT and GET OUT AND VOTE yard signs for sale. The Repeal signs are a $10.00 donation to SCOPE and the Vote signs are an $8.00 donation. This money goes to fund the lawsuits that SCOPE has filed against the SAFE Act. If you want the yard signs they are available from Garry Hoffman or from me. Show everyone how you feel about your rights being trampled on. Get one and put it in your yard today.

If you have any news, stories or an item for sale please contact me at and I will put it in the newsletter.

Antler rubs and crunchy leaves, Dave


Hello - I am writing to you to inform you that the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club (SLFGC) has established a FACEBOOK page (FBp) presence. What does this mean and how does it affect you?

The FB page will allow you to receive SLFGC updates, see future schedule of events and read announcements. More for your benefit, you can post information, post questions and answers and/or concerns. There are several good features to the FBp and you have the option to take part very actively or just view what you wish to view. We, with your activity, can make this this a very interactive group. Also, there is the opportunity to post your pictures and movies, make comments and connect with other members. Your shooting, fishing and hunting photos will surely make this group very interesting. Do not hesitate to post your pictures or movies. This is a CLOSED group. This means that only Fish and Game Club members will be allowed to see and make posts. Non-members will only see the main page and the members. If a viewer wishes to join, they must first join the SLFGC and then will be allowed to join the FB page. Current members that are interested in joining the FBp must first click on the following link: Once on the FBp, click on "Join Group" on the right hand side of the page. This will send a message to an administrator who will authenticate the request and if valid, the new FB member will have access to the entire page. If you have any questions, concerns or need some assistance, please contact me via email and I will be more than happy to assist you.

Sincerely, Ralf Hartmann

Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club
P.O. Box 588, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 · 518-891-2560

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