SPORTSMAN'S CLUB OF BROWN COUNTY
PO BOX 712
ABERDEEN, SO. DAK. 57401
The Sportsman's Club of Brown County was established in the 1940's
The Sportsman's Club of Brown County is dedicated to the conservation and wise use of our natural resources, the protection of our hunting and fishing rights, and the education of our youth.
Please consider assisting the club in conserving your outdoor, hunting, and fishing heritage by purchasing your 2015 club membership now: ($25 adults; $15 young adult; $2 youth; your membership also includes one free shoot at the Range). Purchase your membership at the next meeting, contact any board member, or mail your dues to: SCBC PO Box 712 Aberdeen, SD 57401
HuntSAFE Classes at Hunter Educ Bldg; 6:00-9:30PM; for Youth 12 years of age and older and 11 yr olds who turn 12 before January 1; Wednesdays April 15, 22, and 29; 2nd session May 6, 13, 20; To Register, go to the State Game Fish and Parks website: gfp.sd.gov (click on "Outdoor Learning" tab, then link for hunter education); or call SD Dept. of GF&P (605-626-2391);
Mark your calendars for other upcoming events:
Rifle Range Opens- Sunday, April 19th- Range days are normally Thurs; 5-8pm and Sun., 1-6pm.
Youth .22 Lague- Each Monday @ 6pm, starting June 1 & ends July 27th. Goes thru July. This is for any youth, boys & girls, 8-15 years old.
Ladies Day at the Range- Sat., June 6th at 8:30am or 12pm. This is a free event sponsored by the Sportsman’s club. It is intended for Ladies who have little to no handgun experience, but would like to learn alongside other ladies. Lunch will be served. You must sign up for either of the classes via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reminders: Pheasants Forever Banquet: Tuesday, May 5 at the Eagles Club; 6PM;
Rifle Range : Opening planned for April 19th;
Youth .22 league (for boys and girls 8-15 yrs of age): Mondays, June 1,8,15,22,29; July 6,13,20,27
FOR INFORMATION ON THE YOUTH .22 LEAGUE
CONTACT RAY IRELAND @ 226-2823
$25.00 Adult Membership dues include:
Monthly meetings with interesting guest speakers.
Membership to the South Dakota Wildlife Federation
A free picnic in Sept.
one free shoot at the Range;
Young Adult (18-23) membership: $15; Youth Membership fee is $2.00; annual shooting pass at the Rifle Range $50 for members;
Throughout the year the Sportsman's Club of Brown County also contributes to the following:
1. Tuition for 3 youths to attend the S.D. Wildlife Federation "Youth Conservation Camp" in the Black Hills.
2. Send members to Pierre to testify at hearings during legislative session.
3. Communicate with legislators regarding wildlife and conservation issues.
4. Members actively attend the "Cracker Barrel" sessions during the legislative sessions.
5. Coordinate with other organizations to acquire property for public hunting.
6. Conduct "HuntSAFE" courses for the S.D. Game, Fish & Parks Department
7. Corporate Sponsor for the Great Plains Outdoorsmen.
8. Life Member of Ducks Unlimited.
9. Sponsor Youth Sports Fest
GUN-ARCHERY CLUBS OF THE ABERDEEN AREA
ABERDEEN GUN CLUB
DACOTAH TERRITORY MUZZLE LOADERS
WHITETAIL BOWMEN ARCHERY CLUB
ABERDEEN HAND GUNNERS
SD SHOOTING SPORTS ASSOCIATION
BROWN COUNTY RIMFIRE
COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING MATCHES
ORGANIZATIONS OF THE ABERDEEN AREA
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION
NORTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA WALLEYE CLUB
Great Plains Outdoorsmen
SOUTH DAKOTA GAME, FISH & PARKS
Click on the icon below to go directly to Game, Fish & Parks web site. There you can find hunt deadlines, whether you've been drawn and you can also download certain applications. Camp site information and reservations are also available.
DON'T LET POACHERS STEAL OUR FISH AND WILDLIFE, CALL THE TIPS HOT LINE AT 1-888-OVERBAG (1-888-683-7224). WHENEVER YOU SEE A GAME OR FISH VIOLATION
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF SAFE GUN HANDLING
1ST COMMANDMENT: ALWAYS KEEP MUZZLE POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION
2ND COMMANDMENT: FIREARMS SHOULD BE UNLOADED WHEN NOT ACTUALLY IN USE.
3RD COMMANDMENT: DON'T RELY ON YOUR GUN'S SAFETY
4TH COMMANDMENT: BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET AND WHAT'S BEYOND
5TH COMMANDMENT: USE CORRECT AMMUNITION
6TH COMMANDMENT: IF YOUR GUN FAILS TO FIRE WHEN THE TRIGGER IS PULLED, HANDLE WITH CARE!
7TH COMMANDMENT: ALWAYS WEAR EYE AND EAR PROTECTION WHEN SHOOTING.
8TH COMMANDMENT: BE SURE THE BARREL IS CLEAR OF OBSTRUCTIONS BEFORE SHOOTING.
9TH COMMANDMENT: DON'T ALTER OR MODIFY YOUR GUN AND HAVE GUNS SERVICED REGULARLY.
10TH COMMANDMENT: LEARN THE MECHANICAL AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FIREARM YOU ARE USING.
A FINAL THOUGHT: THERE'S ONE OTHER RULE YOU MUST FOLLOW WHEN HANDLING FIREARMS. IN FACT, RESPECT FOR THIS RULE IS NECESSARY IN ORDER TO EFFECTIVELY PRACTICE THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF SAFETY.
THE RULE IS, SHOOT SOBER!!!
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