Sporting Clays Tim Putnam

Proud of our Sporting Clays members who took time out of their event to move 3 small fawns to a safer location. (*Don’t worry; they were only moved a short distance away; less than 50 yards.*)

Thanks Tim, thanks Kelly, thanks Dale!

May 2018

Remember the Brokenhead River Game & Fish Association is a conservation site. Be gentle and respectful of our little friends of the forest.

Rimfire Rendezvous

SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2018      Rimfire Rendezvous 2018
1:00 – 4:30 PM
*MEMBERS ONLY
*RIMFIRE FIREARMS ONLY- COMPETE WITH YOUR RIFLE AND/OR HANDGUN
*MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO BRING AT LEAST 1 YOUTH PARTICIPANT
*VARIETY OF SKILL BASED AND FUN-BASED EVENTS
*LIGHT SNACKS PROVIDED
*There is no charge for this event!
*Bring your own ammo

*SAFETY FIRST! ALL FIREARMS MUST BE UNLOADED UNTIL AT THE FIRING LINE. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A FEDERAL PAL (POSSESSION AND ACQUISITION PERMIT). A BRIEF SAFETY SEMINAR WILL TAKE PLACE PRIOR TO THE SHOOTING EVENTS

at the Range (from Beausejour, drive East 8km on Hwy 44. Turn South on RD 47E driving 4km.
Turn East into Range driveway #69065)

Pre-register: rmaustman(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com

Range Closed June 12-13-Qualifiers

Note that the Range is CLOSED on June 12 & 13th until 4:00 pm so please mark these dates in your calendar:

MB Conservation Officers Qualifiers have booked the Range therefore the Range will be unavailable to the membership from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on that Tuesday and Wednesday. Hopefully fire conditions at that time will allow the CO staff to qualify on these dates.

On behalf of BRG&FA we thank you, our Manitoba Conservation Officers, for your dedication and tireless work – BE SAFE!

Monday Night Sporting Clay League

Starting May 14th and every Monday until September 10th (windup will be the 10th of September)

Shooting starts @ 6 PM.

Cost:

*5 stand $10.00/round (25 targets)

*Super Sporting $20.00/round (51 targets)

Tailgate munchies will be provided, please bring your own beverage.

For more information please contact: kellybourns(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)xplornet.com or dale.bourns(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)umanitoba.ca">dale.bourns(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)umanitoba.ca

BRGFA Sporting Clay Information Sheet 2018

*Burn Ban In Effect – April 30 2018

Members using the range PLEASE use caution during this extreme dry period – Absolutely NO burning of garbage, NO open fires, keep ATV/cart use to the main trails; stay out of the long grassy areas where a spark could start a forest fire!

There is currently a burn ban in effect for the RM of Brokenhead.  At this time, there are no specifics to the ban from the RM, I have included the Sustainable Development link, the Eastern Region has in place a Level 1 Fire and Travel Restrictions, as below.  Just a reminder to members using the range to use extreme caution. Again, NO burning of garbage,  NO open fires, try to keep ATV’s/carts to main trails (out of long grassy areas).

RM of Brokenhead Burn Ban: Burn Ban in Effect

 

Sustainable Development Website:

http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/index.html

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Contact Information: Please contact the local Sustainable Development District Office for more information.

Sustainable Development Region and District Map

Phone:

Fax:

Restrictions: Burning Permit Cancellation

Level 1 Fire and Travel Restriction

Specific Restrictions: Burning Permits: Existing Burning Permits are cancelled. No new burning permits will be issued until conditions improve.

Public, permanent residents, cottagers: Motorized back country travel including forestry roads, private roads and trailsprohibited between 8am and 8pm.

Outfitters and Commercial Operations: Motorized back country travel required during the prohibited times of 8am-8pm may be authorized under a travel permit issued at the discretion of the local Conservation Officer.

Restriction Boundary: Areas affected are the portions of the Local District within the Burn Permit Area shown in the map including:

South Whiteshell District

North Whiteshell District

Beausejour District

Including Mars Sand Hill WMA

Safety Message: Warm, dry, and windy conditions have produced a significant fire danger. Exercise caution when outdoors.

Monitor extinguished outdoor fires to ensure they remain out. Always ensure your fires, including campfires and warming fires, are completely out. Drown, stir and repeat until cold.

Prevent equipment caused wildfires: Keep machinery clean and in good repair. Avoid driving/parking in long cured grass.

Enforcement Message: It is an offence to have an outdoor fire in the Burning Permit Area during the wildfire season without a burning permit.

You could be fined up to $10000 ($50000 for corporations) if found guilty of an offence.

You could be liable for the costs of putting out a wildfire if you are found to be burning without a permit.

Failure to comply with a travel restriction could result in a $487 fine.

Last updated: April 30, 2018

Annual Fishing Day

June 9th, 2018  (Saturday)

Manigatogan, Mb

10 am – 3pm.

Registration: $5 per person; Kids under 12 free

Please Ryan Keefe text 204-268-0180 or email brgffish2018(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com by June 4th

Hot dogs and participation prizes will be awarded after fishing

Clay Target Shoot at the Gear Swap & Meet

Clay Shoot details on the same day – May 5th: (BRGFA Sporting Clay Swap Shoot 2018)

All are welcome to try clay target shooting – from beginner to advance shooters.

10:00 – 2:00 pm

Easy, intermediate and expert targets

Cost: $1.00 per 5 targets

Try out the new 5 stand and super sporting stations!

For more information, please contact: kellybourns(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)xplornet.com / Dale.bourns(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)umanitoba.ca">Dale.bourns(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)umanitoba.ca