Author Archives: Wally Kampen

Hunter, Angler & outdoor enthusiast

PAL and Core programs


NDRGC Core, and PAL programs to be held at Mickey McEwen Hall

PAL:  January 19, 2020, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm plus testing time. Limited to a max of 12 students. Cost: $125.  Minimum student age for PAL is 12 yrs.

CORE:  Feb 1-2, 2020, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day.  Minimum of 12 students required.  Cost:  $150. Minimum student age for Core is 10 yrs. Core book required as students should pre-read the book and practice the review questions. Contact: Alan Bond @ 250 352-2289 or Howie Grant @ 250 551-1077 to register.

If you have any questions regarding these courses, please contact the instructor Dorian Boswell @ 250-265- 9912.

Range Closures

The Club would like to advise the membership that the Outdoor Range will be closed July 26th from 7:30am-3:00pm. This is in addition to closures on the following dates:
July 11th  9:00am-3:00pm
July 26th 7:00am-3:00pm
Sept 20th 8:00am-1:00pm
Sept 30th All Day
Oct 4th All Day
Thank you
Let me know if there are any concerns

Dan Danforth Estate Sale.

Dan Danforth Estate Sale.
A vast collection of shooting, hunting, and fishing equipment from Dan’s estate will be on sale at 9:00am, Sunday, June 23/19 at the NRCG Hall . 801 Railway St, Nelson Items include factory ammunition, reloading equipment and supplies (molds, powder, primers, cases, lead,etc), knives, axes, snowshoes, rods, reels and ice fishing gear. Also a fully loaded fly tying bench including tools, feathers, hair and thread. And much more…

Fishing Forever June 15/19 and Family Fishing Day June 16/19

Fishing Forever June 15/19 and Family Fishing Day June 16/19
Both events take place at Cottonwood Lake from 9:00am to 4pm. No licence required .

Fishing Forever: An annual opportunity for disabled people to enjoy a day of fishing without having to bother with the logistics.
Family Fishing Day: A hassle free fishing experience for any family to enjoy.
Volunteers are needed and are most welcome. Contact: Richard Green: 250-352-5609

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Good Morning Members:
1) From Andrew Woodward
There is a possibility that Andrew will not be available for the Spring Chicken Fun Shoot and BBQ on May 26/19. We are looking for volunteers to help with this event.
2)From Naz King
The outdoor range padlocks on both the gate and the first-aid box have been replaced for 2019. Don’t forget to bring your new key next time you go to the range.
3) From Wes Smith
The indoor archery range will not be open on a regular schedule for the summer. The outdoor archery range is set up and we encourage archers to go try it out. If anyone has a group they want to bring to the indoor range, contact Wes @ 250-304-7521 and he will try to accommodate.