Northeast Michigan Chapter

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL

Auction Program - 19th Annual

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Presented by
Northeast Michigan Chapter
Safari Club International

March 2, 3 and 4, 2017

A big game hunting exposition, auction and banquet
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.
Traverse City, MI 49610

TICKET ORDER FORM


The live auctions on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, 2017 will be streamed live to the internet. Interested parties may submit electronic bids via the internet and/or submit bids electronically prior to the official start of the live auction.

www.onlinehuntingauctions.com

2017 FRIDAY LIVE AUCTION

FL-01 Michigan – Lake Erie Walleye Charter

The successful bidder on this item and two other people will be the guests of Captain Ali Shakoor aboard the “Big Chief”, a fully equipped fishing machine, for a one-half day charter for Walleye on Lake Erie (specific port of departure to be determined). Successful bidder and the members of his/her party will be provided with absolutely all required fishing equipment! All that is needed is a valid Michigan or Ohio fishing license, lunch and beverages. This Charter trip is to be scheduled with Captain Ali Shakoor on an available date in 2017.

Value: $400

FL-02  Alberta - 6 Day - Black Bear Hunt for One Person

black bear huntGroat Creek Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Trent Packham
Box 1325
White Court, Alberta
780-706-5557
www.groatcreekoutfitters.com

Trent and Christy Packham’s Groat Creek Outfitters invite you to join them for an exciting spot and stalk Black Bear Hunt in northwest Alberta. This hunt is a six day, 2x1 guided hunt scheduled for the spring of 2017. Season dates run from April 15 to June 15. This hunt may be deferred to 2018 with the outfitter’s consent. Lodging on this hunt will be a modern lodge (queen size bed, large bedrooms, full bathroom, shower, and WIFI). Included with this hunt are: odging; hearty, home cooked meals; transportation during the hunt (jeep, quad, and foot); caping and file care of trophies and meat. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Whitecourt, Alberta; alcoholic beverages; license (approximately $165) and tips. Hunt may choose his/her weapon: rifle, archery or muzzleloader. Additional hunters are welcome at the established rate of $3,750 (USD).

Value: $3,950

FL-03  South Africa - 7 Day – Plains Game Safari for Two Hunters

game safariNumzaan Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
Johann Combrink & Kasey Blysma
P.O. Box 1450
Thabazimbi, Limpopo
South Africa
27-82-329-2110
www.numzaan.com

Long-time donor, Numzaan Safaris offers this opportunity for two hunters to experience a true African safari! Hunter will hunt 2X1 during the 2017 hunting season (March – October) for seven days! Hunt includes: $1,000 in trophy fees per hunter; required license and tag; lodge accommodations (accommodations the day of arrival and the day of departure are not included - $180 per person/per day); meals; beverage; and, laundry service during the hunt. This hunt may be upgraded to include: additional days; additional hunters; trophy fees for species per price list; and/or non-hunters. Hunter is responsible for tips, weapons permits, dipping, shipping of trophies, export fees and brokerage fees. The hunt arrival and departure point is Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hunters may choose weapon - rifle (.270 caliber or larger) or bow (minimum of ten day hunt required for bow hunt). This hunt may not be combined back to back with any other hunt donated by Numzaan Safaris. Don’t miss the opportunity to hunt with a truly professional hunting operation!

Value: $8,500

FL-04  Arizona - 4 Day - Archery Mule Deer and Javelina Hunt for One Hunter

mule deer and hunterArizona Trophy Outfitters
Tim Winslow
arizonatrophyoutfitters@gmail.com
928-848-9785
www.arizonatrophyoutfitters.com

Join Tim Winslow’s Arizona Trophy Outfitters for a four day, 1X1guided, archery Mule Deer and Javelina combination hunt! Hunter should anticipate a spot and stalk hunt (2 to 4 miles per day) for Mule Deer bucks that will range from 140” to 170”. Some bucks in the 180” plus range have been harvested on this hunt in past years. This hunt is scheduled for January 2018 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Accommodations during this hunt will be a wall tent. Hunter may elect to stay in a motel in town at their own expense. Meals are included with this hunt. Hunters are responsible for transportation to the hunt location, licenses, tags and tips. Hunter should arrive in Tucson or Prescott Arizona (specific location to be determined once dates and hunt locations have been determined) the day prior to the scheduled hunt. Hunter is encouraged to bring a hunting buddy along on this hunt. A show special discounted rate of $2,250 per hunter is being offered to additional hunters!

Value: $3,250

FL-05  Manitoba - 6 Day - Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

whitetail deer huntTerry Neely Outfitting
Terry Neely
P.O. Box 659
Swan River, Manitoba
204-734-5826

Terry Neely and Terry Neely Outfitting offer this opportunity for one hunter to hunt Whitetail deer near the Duck Mountains in Southwest Manitoba! This is a 2x1 guided hunt and is to be scheduled on available dates in 2017 or 2018. Hunter may harvest two wolves at no additional cost if he has not filled his Whitetail license. This hunt does not include lodging or meals. Motels and restaurants are available locally and are the hunter’s responsibility (room rates at local motels vary between $65 and $110 Canadian). Hunter is also responsible for a hunting license/tag ($330); tips; and Cities permit if a wolf is harvested. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Swan River, Manitoba. This is a rifle hunt.

Value: $2,670

FL-06  Michigan - Smith & Wesson M & P Sport -- AR 15 Rifle

ar 15 rifleBob's Gun Shop        (Repeat Donor)
Bob Skuse
3089 M-32 W
Alpena, Michigan 49707
989-356-1777

Don’t miss this opportunity to acquire a high quality, Smith & Wesson semi-automatic rifle! This sporting rifle is chambered in the popular .5.56 mm (.223) caliber and comes complete with a 30 round magazine. This rifle features a 16 inch, Melonite-coated, extende- life barrel with accurate 5R rifling and a flash suppressor. The six-position, telescoping stock extends effortlessly for a custom fit. This rifle also features a precision action with a chrome-lined gas key and bolt carrier, as well as an accuracy enhancing, single stage trigger protected by a forge-integrated trigger guard. The action-ready sight set consists of a MAGPUL folding MBUS rear sight and an adjustable A2 front sight. Be the high bidder and take this highly sought after weapon home with you tonight!

Value: $1,159

FL-07  Wyoming - 4 Day - Summer Pack Trip for Four Adventurers

pack tripLee Livingston Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Lee Livingston
29 Pack Sasddle Trail
Cody, Wyoming 82414
307-527-7415
www.livingston-hunts.com

Join Lee Livingston and crew on a four day, three night horseback wilderness adventure in the Rocky Mountains surrounding Cody, Wyoming! You will travel on trail-wise horses and/or mules through the same backcountry that Buffalo Bill and other early exploreres of America’s west did years in the past! This is an all inclusive, fully staffed trip. Your trip will be guided by Lee, who will be assisted by a wrangler to help with the camp chores, and a professional mountain chef who will prepare culinary delights over an open fire. This trip can be tailored to fit your requests. Activities available include fishing, photography, hiking, and of course – trail riding. This trip must be taken on available dates in 2017. Additional guests are welcome at $350 per person/per day.

Lee Livingston was born in Cody, Wyoming and has been guiding horseback adventures since 1985. Lee, his crew, and string of horses and mules make up one of the top horseback outfits in Wyoming and are delighted to offer this trip in support of the Northeast Michigan Chapter – Safari Club International.

Value: $5,440

FL-08  Michigan - Chain Saw and Ten Pulp cord of Firewood

Here’s an opportunity to replenish your dwindling wood supply just when you can really use it! The successful bidder on this item will receive ten pulp cord of oak or hard maple firewood. Purchaser will also have the option of receiving a Stihl chain saw and case or we’ll arrange to have the wood cut for you (4 pieces per stick – you’re on your own to stack it after it’s cut)! The wood will be delivered anywhere within fifty miles of Curran, Michigan. (Delivery beyond the fifty mile radius will be charged an additional $1.00 per mile round-trip.) Don’t miss this opportunity to secure wood for the rest of this heating season and/or to begin preparations for next year!

Donated by:
Welch Land and Timber      (Repeat Donor)
Dan Welch
2708 Reeves Rd.
Curran, Michigan
989-370-4770

Value: $1,200

FL-09  Oregon - 2 Day - Small Mouth Bass Fishing Float Trip for One Fisherman/woman

lakeKellie Frech's Service Creek Lodge
Webb Hammond and Linda Tag
541-468-3331

Repeat Donor, Webb Hammond, and Linda Tag of Kelllie Frech’s Service Creek Lodge have donated this two day, guided river fishing trip for one person! It is possible to catch 150 fish per day on this trip! All fishing is catch and release. This trip is scheduled for the 2017 season and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Trip includes; two, eight hour days of fishing for Small Mouth Bass fishing on the world famous John Day River in Oregon; all necessary fishing equipment; three nights lodging at Service Creek’s River House; and, meals. Fisherman/woman should arrive at Service Creek the day prior to the fishing trip and depart the morning after. Fisherman/woman is responsible for; transportation to and from Service Creek (approximately 90 miles from Redmond. Oregon (fly to Redmond or Portland – rental car is required); fishing license; and tips. This trip may be upgraded to include additional fishermen/women and or additional days at regular rates. Purchaser is advised to contact Linda Tag (541-468-3331) as soon as possible to reserve fishing dates as there are some blackout dates and weekend fill fast. Don’t forget to take suntan lotion and a hat!

Value: $1,700

FL-10  Illinois - 3 Day – Whitetail Hunt for One Hunter

whitetail deer huntRichardson Farm Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Mike Adkins
2407 Cedar St.
Quincy, Illinois 62301
217-440-2825
www.huntrfo.net

Hunt monster whitetail deer in Brown County, Illinois with repeat donor Richardson Farm Outfitters! Richardson Farms Outfitters offers 6,700 contiguous acres of prime hunting country with 250 stand locations. This 3 day (shotgun/muzzleloader) hunt is scheduled for November 17 – 19, 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year (arrive Thursday – hunt Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Hunt includes accommodations and may be upgraded to include additional hunters at the regular rate ($2,300 per hunter) and/or a second season Whitetail buck hunt ($2,300). Hunter is responsible for the costs of a license, habitat stamp, shotgun tag, meals and tips. A draw is required on this hunt (May 2016 deadline - 100% success). Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt an area with a rapidly growing reputation!

Value: $2,300

FL-11  Michigan - Deepwoods Taxidermy - Pheasant Mount

pheasant mountDeepwoods Taxidermy       (Repeat Donor)
David Read
Deer Hunt Trail
Spruce, Michigan 48762
989-736-6668

You’ve got to see this item to believe it! (It’s on display by the podium.) Long time “Into the Wild” supporter, Deepwoods Taxidermy has provided this unique mount! David Read has established a strong reputation for high-quality taxidermy work! This mount of four Michigan squirrels would be a great addition to any trophy room. Be sure to stop by the podium for a good look at this beautiful taxidermy display!

Value: $700

FL-12  Ontario - Limited Edition, Signed and Numbered Print

paintingThe Devine Gallery
Dan Devine
905-560-1653
905-333-9090
www.dandevine.net

This 20x30 original painting by Dan Devine is part of the Devine Gallery “Wildlife Collection”. The print depicts a cougar and a timber wolf as they have a have a brief encounter by a stand of old growth, Blue Spruce trees in early spring. Each waits in anticipation of the others next move. This print is framed with a black floating frame, has a 23 Karat gold engraved name plaque, is signed and numbered by the artists. This item comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Value: $2,400

L-13  Michigan - Peridot or Amethyst and Diamond Ring

peridot or amethyst and diamond ringJewel Craft International        (Repeat Donor)
Joe Karcher & Mike Young
Novi, Michigan
248-344-4400

This is a tremendous of fine jewelry! A stunning amethyst or peridot ring set in over 2 grams of 14 kt. white gold. This beautiful center stone has the rare AAA grading for color and clarity. This classic oval shape gemstone is surrounded by shimmering white diamonds that are set in artistic bezel with scroll work to enhance the brilliance. This great piece of hunting insurance is available in any size.

Value: $3,000

FL-14  Alberta - 4 Day - Rocky Mountains Holiday Adventure for Two People

rocky mtn horseback tripCorey Kristoff's Classic Mountain Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
Corey & Pam Kristoff
Box 441
Cremona Alberta TOM ORO
403-844-9127
www.classicmountainhunts.com

Enjoy breathtaking scenery and an opportunity to view wildlife such as Big Horn Sheep, Moose, Elk, Grizzly Bears and more! This trip is a holiday on horseback through the Rocky Mountains of Alberta for two people. Enjoy great camp cooking; ride the country side; and, relax in the peace and quiet of the majestic mountains! This holiday adventure is 4 days and 3 nights of pure mountain beauty. All camps are set up in traditional mountain camp manner using canvas wall tents. Additional persons may be added to this trip for $250.00 per day, per person. All riding abilities are welcome! This trip is to be scheduled on available dates in 2017 or 2018. This is fantastic holiday adventure the whole family can enjoy! The trip arrival and departure point is Calgary, Alberta.

Value: $2,000

FL-15  Missouri - 5 Day - Archery Whitetail Deer Archery Rut Hunt for One Hunter

whitetail deer huntNortheast Missouri Outfitters
Ryan Lewis
7060 Maple Ridge Rd.
Elsie, MI 48831
989-277-3502

Northeast Missouri Outfitters offer this opportunity for one hunter to pursue Whitetail Deer in Northeast Missouri! This six night/5 day hunt is scheduled for November 5-9, 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($2,400 each). Hunter is responsible for the coat of a licenses ($225 over the counter) and tips. This hunt includes lodge accommodations near Novelty, Missouri and includes meals. Northeast Missouri Outfitters also offer quality spring turkey hunts. Here is a chance to hunt within driving distance from home! Don’t pass on this opportunity!

Value: $2,400

FL-16  Idaho - 5 Day - Whitewater Rafting Trip for Two Rafters

whitewater raft tripAction Whitewater Adventures        (Repeat Donor)
Verle Duerden
P.O. Box 1634
Provo, Utah 84603
800-453-1482
www.riverguide.com

Raft the whitewater of Idaho’s Main Salmon River! The Main Salmon is a premiere river, which runs through the largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 states. The river is famous for great rapids, beautiful sandy beaches, varied wildlife and fantastic scenery. Prior donor, Action Whitewater Adventures offers this five day, four night adventure for two people and includes deluxe meals, custom designed equipment and experienced professional guides. The Main Salmon is a great trip for families and groups of friends. This trip is valid only for the 2017 season (June 18 through August 29). Additional rafters are welcome at a 10% discount off the regular price ($1,590). Rafters are responsible for forest-retention fees, totaling $65 per rafter, tips and accommodations before and after the trip. This trip will originate in Salmon, Idaho and will conclude in McCall, Idaho.

Value: $3,180

FL-17  South Africa - 5 Day - Plains Game Safari for One Hunter and One Non-hunter

plains game safariAndrew Harvey Safaris
P.O. Box 849. Gonubie
South Africa, 5256
Bill Thompson, Agent
248-343-4529
www.harveysafaris.co.za

Andrew Harvey Safaris offers this five day, plains game safari for one hunter and one non-hunter on South Africa’s Eastern Cape! Hunt includes daily rates and trophy fees for one East Cape Kudu, one Impala, and one Cape Springbuck. This 1x1 guided hunt is to be scheduled on open dates with the outfitter in 2017 or 2018. This hunt includes lodging; meals; guide fee; licenses as necessary; transportation during the hunt; airport pick-up and drop off; and, field preparation of trophies. This hunt may be upgraded to include: additional species (per price list); additional hunting days (discounted to $400 per day); additional non-hunting companion days ($185 per day); and/or additional hunters ($400 per day plus trophy fees per price list. This is a rifle hunt only.

Please Note: This is a once off purchase and previous winning bidders on any Andrew Harvey Safari in any other auction may not purchase this item.

Value: $6,345

FL-18  Argentina - 4 Day - Dove Shooting Safari for Three Hunters

argentina dove huntingOcHunting Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Octavio Crespo
Cordoba, Argentina
54-9-351-2955500
www.ocoutfitters.net

Octavio Crespo and OC Hunting Outfitters offers this 4 day, 3 nights dove shooting safari for three hunters (6 shooting sessions)! This hunt must be scheduled on available dates immediately after the show. This hunt will take place in Villa del Totoral, Argentina on 27,000 acres of low, rolling hills. This property features water holes, brush, streams and crop fields. Lodging during this hunt will be at the private, Estancia Rio de Piedras. Full board of drinks and meals with a highly qualified field and house staff are included with this hunt. Arrival and departure points for this hunt are Cordoba International Airport. Hunters will be picked up and returned to the airport in Cordoba. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Cordoba, Argentina; license fees ($70 per day per gun); gun entry permit ($160 per gun); bird boys ($40 per day); shells ($13 per box) and/or tips. Hunters may rent guns from the outfitter ($70 per day). This hunt may be upgraded to include up to eight additional hunters ($1,650 each – discounted from regular price of ($2,250 per hunter) and/or non-hunters ($275 per day). Octavio Crespo is President of the Cordoba Outfitters Hunting Association and has been providing quality hunts to international hunters for twenty years! Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a true bird hunting safari!

Value: $6,750

FL-19  Missouri - 3 Day - Two Birds Turkey Hunt for Two Hunters

turkey huntNortheast Missouri Outfitters
Ryan Lewis
7060 Maple Ridge Rd.
Elsie, MI 48831
989-277-3502

Northeast Missouri Outfitters offer this opportunity for two hunters to pursue spring Turkey in Northeast Missouri! This three day hunt is to be scheduled on available dates between April 17 and May 7, 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This is a two bird for each hunter hunt and may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($560 – each person for two birds). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a licenses ($190 over the counter) and tips. This hunt includes lodge accommodations near Novelty, Missouri and includes meals. Hunter may choose shot gun hunt (#4 shot or larger) or archery equipment.

Value: $1,120

FL-20  Wyoming - 2 Day - Prairie Dog Hunt and Western Adventure for Two

prairie dog hunt adventureSage Mountain Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Mike Cantrell
Box 1077
Mountain View, Wyoming
307-780-7800

Two days of the true west for two! One day of prairie dog hunting and one day of exploring Southwest Wyoming and Northeast Utah. See world famous Flaming Gorge; Sheep Creek Loop, and Red Canyon Lookout! Visit trappers’ cabins and old homestead remains of our earliest settlers. See lots of wildlife! Great photo opportunities as well! Purchasers should plan to arrive the afternoon prior and leave the morning after – trip starts in Mountain View, Wyoming and includes transportation, food and lodging while on site. Trip can be upgraded to include: fishing, additional days ($1,350 per day) and/or non-hunters ($300 per day). This trip is to be scheduled on available dates late June thru August 15, 2016. Airport transfers are available ($300 per round trip). Weapons are available – ammo at cost. Purchasers are responsible for fishing license and gratuities. This trip may well be one of the best kept secrets in the auction program! Prior participants rave above the fantastic experience this trip provides.

Value: $2,700

FL-21  Oregon - Crib Board

cribbage boardWebb Hammond Knives and Jewelry
Webb Hammond
360-471-6005
www.webbknife.com

Renowned custom knife maker, Webb Hammond, offers this opportunity to acquire a one-of-a-kind, custom-made table top with cribbage board! This custom, table top crib board is approximately 3 feet by 2 feet and is made of three types of Maple: Fiddle, Birdseye and Quilted. The base that supports the table top is made of select Maple hardwood and moose antler. This beautiful item is truly a collector item perfect for your lodge, family room or game room! This item will be on display at the podium. Stop by for an up-close look at this beautiful table!

Value: $2,000

FL-22  Illinois - 2 Day – Coyote Hunt for One Hunter

coyote huntRichardson Farm Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Mike Adkins
2407 Cedar St.
Quincy, IL 62301
217-440-2825
www.huntrfo.net

Hunt coyote in Brown County, Illinois with repeat donor Richardson Farm Outfitters! Richardson Farms Outfitters offers 6,700 contiguous acres of prime hunting country. This 2 day (rifle) hunt is to be scheduled on available dates – season will closes the last weekend in January or the first weekend in February 2018 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunt includes accommodations and may be upgraded to include additional hunters at the regular rate ($750 per hunter). Hunter is responsible for the costs of a license, habitat stamp, meals and tips.

Value: $750

FL-23  Spain – 4 Day – Fallow Deer Hunt for One Hunter

fallow deerNacho Arias Spanish Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
Nacho Arias
La Tea n7
10.600 Plasencia (Cac'eres)
Spain
34-649-94-21-07
www.nachoariaspanishunt.com

Repeat donor, Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts offers this opportunity for one hunter to hunt Fallow Deer! This 4 day hunt is scheduled for the 2017 hunting season and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunt will terminate upon taking or wounding of animal. Hunter will be accompanied by an English speaking guide and will hunt 1x1 for a Fallow Deer scoring up to 160 inches. Included with this hunt are: reception at the Madrid airport; assistance with the clearance of firearms at the airport in Madrid; transportation from the airport to the hunting area; services of a professional hunter and local game scouts. This hunt may be upgraded to include a higher scoring Red Deer (per regular price list); Gredos-Beceite – Southeastern and Ronda Ibex ($6,400 each); Pyrenean and Cantabrian Chamois ($5,500 each); Fallow Deer and or Mouflon Sheep ($4,500 each); Barbary Sheep ($$6,500); Balearian Goat ($5,500 each); and/or, additional hunters per price list and non-hunters at $350 per day. Nacho Arias has a strong reputation for offering nothing but first class hunts with great attention to insure a very personal hunting experience! Sightseeing and shopping are popular attractions after the hunt is completed. Hunter is responsible for the cost of air fare to Madrid, Spain and return; hotels in Madrid; hunting license ($250), taxidermy fees ($300) shipping of trophy; tips; and 21% VAT on the total value of the hunt ($7,500). Chapter members who have hunted with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts report having experienced exceptional hunts with tremendous sight-seeing and shopping!

Please Note: Buyer must not be a former client/hunter with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts. Additionally, this hunt may not be combined with any other Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts donation.

Value: $7,500

FL-24  Michigan - Upper Peninsula Three Day Get Away Tour for Two People

upper penisula 3 day get awayWhite Pine Lodge        (Repeat Donor)
Ivan Hansen
E7889 W. M-28
Christmas, Michigan

Ivan Hansen’s White Pine Lodge has provided this Upper Peninsula get away excursion for two people! The lucky bidder on this item, along with one companion will enjoy a three night stay at the White Pine Lodge near Christmas, Michigan! Included with this stay will be two tickets for a glass bottom boat tour on Lake Superior, two tickets for a boat tour of Picture Rocks in Lake Superior and half-off the cost of a Kayak day trip on Lake Superior! Buyer is responsible for transportation to and from the White Pine Lodge, and meals. Don’t miss this pure U.P. Michigan get away experience!

Value: $800

FL-25  Nevada - Trophy Room Taxidermy Cleaning

trophy room cleaningOld Wolf Taxidermy Cleaning and Repair        (Repeat Donor)
Fritz Richards
220 Finch Way
Washoe Valley, Nevada 89704
775-303-2969
www.oldwolftaxidermycleaning.com

Old Wolf Taxidermy Cleaning in Washoe Valley, Nevada offers this in-home, trophy room mount cleaning and insect inspection! Fritz Richards, a licensed and insured taxidermist with thirty years of experience, will come to your home, inspect designated mounts, clean them, make repairs and/or refurbish habitats as needed. Keep your trophy-collection looking like new! Let Old Wolf remove dust, smoke, oils and cobwebs and restore the luster and touch up minor scuffs in your own home! There is a $1,500 cap (sufficient to take care of most trophy rooms) on this donation but additional work can be added at regular rates. This donation must be used within twelve months of the March 4, 2017 auction date. Purchaser is responsible for round trip travel, room, meals, and materials expenses.

Value: $1,500

FL-26  Oregon - "Brave Glory” - Lorenzo Ghighlieri - Bald Eagle Bronze

bald eagle bronze
Brave Glory
29x21x15" *Edition Size: 475

“Brave Glory” represents the culmination of Lorenzo Ghiglieri’s superior finesse in sculpting the American Bald Eagle, his over ½ century of continuous fine art creation, and his unswerving love for The United States of America. Attention to detail is the defining characteristic of this spectacular homage to our national heritage and the benchmark of his craftsmanship. Few sculptures are as breathtakingly awe-inspiring.

The sheer power, magnificence and magnitude of the works of this modern American Master transcend description through mere words. The visual impact of his artwork speaks volumes and moves the uninitiated fine art admirer, the novice fine art collector and the seasoned fine art aficionado, alike.

The White House permanent collection is the home of Lorenzo’s creation of ”the official “AMERICAN BALD EAGLE, The Vatican houses his masterpiece, ST. FRANCIS OF ASSIZI, MAN OF PEACE, and his stunning MOTHER AND CHILD is the showpiece in the private collection of the incomparable Italian Tenor, Luciano Pavarotti.

Please note: This item carries a high appraised value but will sell for an amount more in line with much smaller works of art. Internet and/or telephone purchasers are responsible for shipping and insurance costs.

Gallery Value: $27,000

FL-27  South Africa – 6 Day Photo Safari for 2 People

africa photo safariZulu Nyala Game Lodge
Trevor Shaw       (Repeat Donor)
P.O. Box 69992
Bryanston 2021, South Africa
(27) 11-708-1969

A six-day, six-night fully guided, photo safari for two people in South Africa! The successful bidder on this trip and a companion will experience a memorable stay at Zulu Nyala - Heritage Safari Lodge located in a private game reserve where great numbers of Africa’s wild animals roam. There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including wildlife viewing rides in comfortable safari vehicles (two per day); close encounter wildlife viewing on horseback; and, for the more adventuresome, guided walks in the footprints of elephants along ancient riverbeds. You will enjoy exquisite meals (3 meals per day) and service in the dining room or under the stars. Side tours such as a visit to Gold Reef City, Lion Park or shopping can be arranged. Purchaser is responsible for transportation to the lodge (nearest airport is Richards Bay), extra activities, telephone calls and drinks. The amount paid for this package trip may be applied to upgrade the trip to a hunt. Trip must be taken in 2017 or 2018.

Value: $5,950

FL-28  Michigan – Wish Hunt Attendance For One Person

The Northeast Michigan Chapter - SCI is offering this opportunity for one person to join Chapter representatives and accompany the 2017 Wish Hunter during his/her wish hunt experience. Successful bidder will receive accommodations at the Garland Resort; participate in all meals and social gatherings at the Buck Horn Lodge at Jack Pine; accompany the Wish Hunter afield and witness the harvesting of the Wish Hunter’s animal. This individual will be included in photography sessions and in the Wish Hunt video. Proceeds from the sale of this item will be used to support the Wish Hunt program! This experience cannot be deferred t an alternate year. Please show your support for this program and bid generously!

Value: Priceless

FL-29  VIP Table for Saturday Evening

In response to popular requests, the Northeast Michigan Chapter – Safari Club International Board of Directors is offering a VIP table for Saturday evening. Purchaser and seven guests will be seated at a table strategically located in close proximity to the auction stage. The table purchased by the successful bidder will be one of the first tables served during the Saturday banquet (immediately after the Corporate Sponsor tables) Additionally, we will provide fresh flowers on the table, four bottles of premium wine for the table along with a waitress assigned exclusively to the table of this very important person. Every person seated at this table will receive a gift from the Chapter. Don’t miss this chance to distinguish yourself from everyone else in the hall!

Value: $2,000

Prior to the Start of the Friday Live Auction

elkJack Pine Safari      (Repeat Donor)
Lewiston, Michigan
989-619-4041
www.jackpinesafari.com

Jack Pine Safari offers this special opportunity for one young hunter (under the age of 17) to harvest a cow elk! This hunt will be scheduled on an available date in October or November 2015. One adult may accompany the hunter at no additional charge. This hunt includes one night accommodation at Jack Pine Safari’s, Buck Horn Lodge. This item will be sold as a “Heads or Tails” auction – twenty-five dollars to get in (kids only!). There will be an opportunity for those who are eliminated in round one and/or round two to get back in for an additional $25 for a round one elimination; $50 for a round two elimination. Hunter must be competent with a large caliber rifle (.270 or larger) and demonstrate competence on the range at Jack Pine immediately prior to the hunt. This hunt includes the hunt, hide and all of the meat! This hunt may be upgraded to a bull elk at market rates at the purchaser’s option.

Please Note: Participation in the sale of this item could cost Adult sponsors $100 each.

Value: Priceless


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The live auctions on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, 2017 will be streamed live to the internet. Interested parties may submit electronic bids via the internet and/or submit bids electronically prior to the official start of the live auction.

www.onlinehuntingauctions.com

2017 SATURDAY LIVE AUCTION

L-01  Last Two Crown Jewel Raffle Tickets

There are only two remaining “Crown Jewel” Raffle tickets available! The successful bidder on this item will hold both of them. Immediately after the sale of this item, the winning ticket will be drawn from the total of 125 tickets that will have been sold. The holder of the winning ticket will have five minutes to select any one item from the auction program that bears an “*” after the stated value for the item. Items without an asterisk are specifically excluded from this selection. The selected item will be removed from the auction program and will not be sold!

Value: Priceless

L-02  Sixty-five Roses

The Northeast Michigan Chapter – SCI is pleased and proud to offer sixty-five, long-stem, red roses for sale in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Michigan. These beautiful roses will be sold in honor and support of the Chapter’s 2014 Wish Hunter, Kaitlyn Neff. The sale of sixty-five red roses is a trademark of the Cystic Fibrosis Association. The 2017 auction program will mark the third time the Chapter has offered roses for sale. The Chapter will once again donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these roses to the Cystic Fibrosis Association in Kaitlyn’s name. Please help us support the Cystic Fibrosis Association and Kaitlyn Neff!

 

L-03  Grand Slam – Four North American Wild Sheep for One Hunter

The Northeast Michigan Chapter – Safari Club International is pleased to offer the opportunity for one hunter to realize a dream of a lifetime – a Grand Slam of Four North American Wild Sheep! Purchaser of this item will have the opportunity to hunt with four of the very best wild sheep outfitters in North America including:

big horn sheep

Desert Big Horn - Carmen Island, Baja California Sur - Mexico Hunts
Sergio Jimenez

stone sheep

Stone Sheep – British Columbia
Stone Mountain Safaris
Leif Olsen

dall sheep

Dall Sheep – Yukon Territory - Bonnet Plume Outfitters
Chris McKinnon

big horn sheep

California Bighorn Sheep
Ambler's Bighorn Country Guiding
Bruce Ambler

Prospective bidders should review specific hunt descriptions for the Desert Bighorn, the Stone Sheep and the Dall Sheep as listed in the official auction program.

The California Bighorn hunt is a 14 day hunt to be scheduled with the outfitter on available dates in 2018. This hunt may be upgraded to include Mule Deer ($3,000), Black Bear ($1,500), wolf ($1,500), and /or moose ($5,000). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license, tag and Non-resident Hunt Preservation Fee (approximately $1,200). Arrival and departure point for this hunt is Clinton or Kamloops, British Columbia. Airport pick-up and return is available for $250. The Value of this hunt is $35,000.

Additionally, we call specific attention to the fact that some of the hunts listed do have trophy/ kill fees attached to them. Trophy kill fees are the responsibility of the hunter over and above the purchase price of this item and are paid directly to the outfitter after harvesting an animal.

Knowledgeable hunters will recognize the outfitters listed above as four of the North America’s most respected and successful wild sheep outfitters! Here is your chance to acquire the opportunity to pursue what most hunters consider to be one of North America’s most prestigious hunting accomplishments!

Minimum Opening Bid: $130,000

L-04  Montana - 5 Day - Bull Elk Hunt for One Hunter

elk huntLone Wolf Guide Service        (Repeat Donor)
Phillip & Chelsea Bowers
P.O. Box 631
Livingston, Montana 59047
406-223-1108
www.lonewolfguides.com

Repeat donor, Lone Wolf Guide Service offers this opportunity for one hunter to hunt Rocky Mountain Elk near Livingston, Montana (north of Yellowstone National Park). This 2 X 1 guided hunt is scheduled for November 2017 (specific dates to be determined) and cannot be deferred. This hunt will terminate when hunter kills an Elk. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($5,800 each), non-hunters ($250 per day) and/or Mule Deer ($1,500). Transportation during this hunt will be by horseback, vehicle and by foot. Hunter is responsible for a Montana license/tag (approximately $1,000) and tips. This hunt requires a draw (March 15 deadline) – 95% draw success is predicted. This is a rifle hunt (.30-06 or larger caliber required). Hunt arrival and departure point is Livingston, Montana. Phillip Bowers is a second generation, dedicated outfitter with a high rate of success on trophy bulls!

Value: $5,800*

L-05  Alberta – 6 Day – Timber Wolf Hunt and Trap-line Experience for One Hunter/Trapper

wolf and coyote huntMahegan Outfitter        (Repeat Donor)
Laurent Vasseur
Box 465
Fairview, Alberta T0H 1L0
780-834-7573
mawhegan@gmail.com

Laurent Vasseur and Mahegan Outfitters offer this opportunity for one hunter/trapper to experience a true wilderness trap-line in northwest Alberta! This six day, (can be upgraded to a 10 day for $1,200) two on one guided experience is scheduled for the 2017 -18 season (December - March) but may be deferred to 2018-19. The experience may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($3,950 each) and/or non-hunters ($2,700). Transportation during this hunt will be by snow machine. Accommodations during this hunt will be a lodge. Hunter is responsible for the cost of transportation to and from the arrival and departure point – Grand Prairie, Alberta; WIN card; hunting license; tags; export permits; Cities permits; and tips. This is a rifle hunt (.243 or larger). Don’t miss this opportunity to trap/hunt some of North America’s most elusive animals!

Value: $3,950*

L-06  Kansas – 5 Day Whitetail Hunt for One Hunter

whitetail deer and hunterCountry Rhoades Guide Service        (Repeat Donor)
Charles Rhoades
13661 S. California Rd.
Carbondale, KS
785-845-0720

Charles Rhoades and Country Rhoades Guide Service offer this 5 day, Kansas whitetail hunt for one hunter. This hunt is scheduled for fall 2017 and cannot be deferred to 2018. This hunt will take place in Osage County, Kansas. This hunt is a 1x1, guided hunt scheduled for the second week of the rifle season in December. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($4,500 each) – non- hunters and non-hunters $200 per day/per person. Hunt includes lodging in a hotel. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Topeka, Kansas (airport pick-up and return $150). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a Kansas hunting license, whitetail tags (Draw required, April 28, 2017 deadline) and tips.

Value: $5,500*

L-07  South Africa - 10 Day - Plains Game Safari for Four Hunters

plains game safariRestless Africa Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
Donovan Steynberg
PO Box 349
Potchefstroom 2520
South Africa
00 27 82440 5107
http://restlessafrica.com

Restless Africa Safaris has provided this 10 day plains game safari for four hunters (rifle or bow). Hunters will share a $4,000 trophy fee ($1,000 per hunter) credit on animals harvested. (Specific animal species to be selected by hunters from Restless Africa’s trophy animal list.). Donovan Steynberg is a repeat donor to the Northeast Michigan Chapter. Chapter members who have hunted with Restless Africa in the past have nothing but great things to say about the experience! Donovan has earned a strong reputation for quality hunts and first-rate accommodations. This 2X1 hunt is scheduled for the 2017 or 2018 season. This plains game safari includes professional hunter daily rates and trophy fees totaling $4,000 combined; trackers; accommodations and meals. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters $350 per day), non-hunters ($250 per day) and/or additional species at the established price. Accommodations during this hunt will be a modern hunting camp. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Johannesburg, South Africa; transportation to camp (approximately $300); and tips. There are no license or permit fees to be paid on this hunt.

Value: $18,000*

L-08  Colorado – 5 Day – Semi-guided, Archery Elk and Black Bear Hunt for One Hunter

elk and bear archery huntWyCon Safari Inc.        (Repeat Donor)
Wynn Condict
P.O. Box 689
Meeker, Colorado 81641
970-456-7580
www.WyconSafariinc.com

Wynn Condict’s, Wycon Safari offers this five day, semi-guided, Elk and Black Bear hunt for one hunter. This archery only hunt will take place near Meeker, Colorado. Hunt is scheduled for August 26 through September 8, 2017 (Specific dates to be selected at auction) and cannot be deferred to an alternate date. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($2,500 each), non-hunters ($300 per day) and/or Deer. Hunters are responsible for the cost of a non-resident, Colorado Elk tag ($640) and Black Bear tag ($354) – can be purchased over the counter); lodging at a motel in Meeker and meals; transportation to and from Meeker, Colorado; and tips. The hunt arrival and departure point for this hunt is Meeker, Colorado. Hunters are advised to fly to Grand Junction, Colorado, rent a vehicle and drive to Meeker. Wynn Condict is a highly respected, experienced guide/outfitter. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association.

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.

Value: $2,500*

L-09  Wyoming – 4 Day – Whitetail Hunt for One Hunter

mule deer huntBig Horn Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Dustin DeCroo & Rich Sweeny
P.O. Box 1178
Buffalo, Wyoming 82834
307-620-0390
307-752-5875
www.bighornoutfitters.com

Here’s your chance to hunt in the beautiful Big Horn Mountains of northern Wyoming! Repeat donor, Big Horn Outfitters offers this four day, guided hunt for Mountain Whitetail Deer (rifle, archery, or muzzleloader). This hunt is scheduled for 2017 and requires a draw (draw deadline is May 31, 2017 with 100% chance of drawing the first year) but may be deferred until a tag is drawn. This hunt may be upgraded to include Antelope or Mule Deer ($1,200), additional hunters ($3,600) or non-hunters ($150 per day). Transportation during this hunt will involve vehicular travel, foot and possibly horseback. Field prep of the trophy is included. The hunt arrival and departure point is Buffalo, Wyoming. Accommodations during this hunt will be a tent camp. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Buffalo, Wyoming; license; (archery permit if archery hunt is chosen); and tips. This outfitter continues to provide hunters with opportunities on quality game and a high success rate!

Value: $3,600*

L-10  Michigan - Original Hand Painted Wildlife Art

hand painted wildlife artCarlson Wildlife Art        (Repeat Donor)
Erich Carlson
13852 East Grand Lake Road
Presque Isle, Michigan 49777
989-464-5623
www.fish-fur-feathers.com

This original hand painted turkey tail fan is a one of a kind painting by wildlife artist Erich Carlson! This awesome work of art is painted on a beautiful, full-fan of an Eastern Wild Turkey harvested in Northeast Michigan. It is uniquely presented in a suede shadow box with an anti-reflective glass protecting the painting. This work of art is complemented by one of Erich’s uniquely handcrafted Cedar and Birch frames and accented with a shed antler. Picture shown above is a sample of the custom art work to be offered. Actual item will be on display in the auction hall. Don’t miss out on this stunning original work of art!

Visit Erich's work @ Carlson Wildlife Art on facebook

Value: $3,500*

L-11  Newfoundland - 5 Day - Eastern Canada Moose and Black Bear Hunt for One Hunter

canada moose and black bear huntRiverRun Outfitting & Tours        (Repeat Donor)
Cecil Fudge
P.O. Box 585
Lewisporte, Newfoundland
709-535-6635
www.riverrunnl.com

Long time donor, RiverRun Outfitting & Tours offers this one-on-one, guided hunt for Eastern Canada Moose and Black Bear! This hunt will take place from the beautiful (and very comfortable) Bear’s Den Lodge near Lewisporte, Newfoundland and is scheduled for September 2017 but may be deferred until 2018 with the outfitter’s agreement on specific dates. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a hunting license and moose tag (approximately $660) and may choose his/her weapon – bow, rifle or muzzle-loader (no crossbows or handguns). Transportation during this hunt will be by foot, vehicle and/or quad. The hunt may be upgraded to include woodland caribou. Additional hunters are welcome at $4,750 each - non-hunters at $1,000 each. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Gander, Newfoundland. Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt with one of our most popular and successful outfits!

Value: $4,750*

L-12  Alberta – 8 Day – Archery Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

whitetail deer huntHomestead Outfitters Alberta        (Repeat Donor)
Bob & Jocelyn Heyde
Box 97
Grouard Mission, Alberta
780-751-2252
E-mail: bjheyde1@gmail.com

Hunt really big Whitetail Deer near Salt Prairie, Alberta with Homestead Outfitters! This 2x1, guided, archery hunt is scheduled for 2017 (specific dates to be scheduled between August 25 – and September 16) and can be deferred to 2018. This is an archery hunt only! Hunt may be upgraded to include Mule Deer, Moose, Black Bear (hunter may choose bow or rifle for Black Bear) and/or wolf. Additional hunters are welcome on this hunt ($4,250 each) and non-hunters at $1,500 per person. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from the Homestead Lodge in Salt Prairie. Hunter should fly to Edmonton and then drive to Salt Prairie (rental vehicle required). Accommodations during this hunt will be a lodge. Hearty, home-cooked meals are provided. Hunter is responsible for a WIN card, allocation fee, wildlife certificate, archery license, whitetail tag, and a Canadian Firearms permit. Homestead Outfitters provides stand locations over-looking grain fields at the very edge of the bush country. This is a small, family owned and operated outfit that consistently provides excellent opportunities on high-quality game!

Value: $4,250*

L-13  British Columbia – 5 Day – Black Bear Hunt for One Hunters

black bear huntWicked River Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Booker
Box 569
Hudson's Hope, BC
250-321-1364
778-373-6112
www.wickedriveroutfitters.com

Wicked River Outfitters offers this opportunity to hunt trophy Black Bear! Located in the heart of northern British Columbia, this is an exceptionally game rich hunting territory. This 2x1, guided hunt is scheduled as a spring hunt (May or June) 2017. British Columbia Black Bear hunts are spot and stalk hunts. Hunter may choose rifle, muzzleloader or bow and arrow. Additional hunters are welcome at $5,500 each. Non-hunters are welcome at $1,750 each. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Fort St. John, license, tag, Non-resident Hunt Preservation Fee and tips. Wicked River Outfitters is a family owned and operated business. Don’t pass this opportunity to hunt one of British Columbia’s prime hunting territories!

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.

Value: $5,500*

L-14  Spain – 4 Day – Spanish Red Deer Hunt for One Hunter

red deer huntNacho Arias Spanish Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
Nacho Arias
La Tea n7
10.600 Plasencia (Cac'eres)
Spain
34-649-94-21-07
www.nachoariaspanishunt.com

Repeat donor, Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts offers this opportunity for one hunter to hunt Spanish Red Deer! This 4 day hunt is scheduled for the 2017 hunting season and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunt will terminate upon taking or wounding of animal. Hunter will be accompanied by an English speaking guide and will hunt 1x1 for a Spanish Red Deer scoring up to 160 inches. Included with this hunt are: reception at the Madrid airport; assistance with the clearance of firearms at the airport in Madrid; transportation from the airport to the hunting area; services of a professional hunter and local game scouts. This hunt may be upgraded to include a higher scoring Red Deer (per regular price list); Gredos-Beceite – Southeastern and Ronda Ibex ($6,400 each); Pyrenean and Cantabrian Chamois ($5,500 each); Fallow Deer and or Mouflon Sheep ($4,500 each); Barbary Sheep ($6,500); Balearian Goat ($5,500 each); and/or, additional hunters per price list and non-hunters at $350 per day. Nacho Arias has a strong reputation for offering nothing but first class hunts with great attention to insure a very personal hunting experience! Sightseeing and shopping are popular attractions after the hunt is completed. Hunter is responsible for the cost of air fare to Madrid, Spain and return; hotels in Madrid; hunting license ($250), taxidermy fees ($300) shipping of trophy; tips; and 21% VAT on the total value of the hunt ($7,500). Chapter members who have hunted with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts report having experienced exceptional hunts with tremendous sight-seeing and shopping!

Please Note: Buyer must not be a former client/hunter with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts. Additionally, this hunt may not be combined with any other Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts donation.

Value: $7,500*

L-15  South Africa - 7 Day – Nyala Hunt for Two Hunters

nyala huntNumzaan Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
Johann Combrink
P.O. Box 1450
Thabazimbi, Limpopo
South Africa
27-82-329-2110
www.numzaan.com

Long-time donor, Numzaan Safaris offers this opportunity for two hunters to experience a true African safari! Hunter will hunt 2X1 during the 2017 or 2018 hunting season (March – October) for seven days! Hunt includes: trophy fee for one Nyala per hunter, any required license and tag, accommodations and meals during the hunt. Accommodations during this hunt will be an en suite chalet or lodge. This hunt may be upgraded to include: additional hunters ($450 per day); trophy fees for species per price list; and/or non-hunters ($260 per day). Hunter is responsible for tips, weapons permits, dipping, shipping of trophies, export fees and brokerage fees. The hunt arrival and departure point is Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. This is a rifle hunt - .270 caliber or larger. This hunt may not be combined back to back with any other donated hunt. Don’t miss the opportunity to hunt with a truly professional hunting operation!

Value: $10,300*

L-16  Kansas - 4 Day Rifle or 5 Day Archery Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

rifle or archery whitetail deer huntTriple H Outfitters
Donovan Huehl
429 E. Court St.
Lincoln, KS 67455
785-488-5120
E-mail: dhuehl@sbcglobal.net

Triple H Outfitters has provided this EXCLUSIVE opportunity to hunt trophy whitetail in North Central Kansas. This hunt is scheduled for Fall November or December) 2017, but can be deferred until 2018 if hunter does not draw a tag for 2017. Triple H Outfitters is completely booked for 2017, so this is your only opportunity to book a spot with this premier outfitter. Triple H Outfitters has a 140" minimum harvest rule; past clients' deer averaged 154" in 2014 and the archery whitetails for 2015 averaged 166". Hunter is responsible for transportation to Lincoln, Kansas, whitetail license (draw), hunting license, and tips. Food and lodging are included on this hunt. The Huehl Family has hunted this area for over 60 years, and welcome you to join them in one of the best whitetail areas in the mid-west.

Value: $5,500*

L-17  Wyoming - 3 Day - Antelope Hunt for Two Hunters

antelope hunt  antelope hunt  antelope hunt

Table Mountain Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Scott and Angie Denny
P.O. Box 2714
Cheyenne, Wyoming 80003
307-632-6352
www.tablemountainoutfitters.com

Well known and long-time donors, Scott and Angie Denny of Table Mountain Outfitters offer this 3 day, 2x1, Antelope hunt in Wyoming for two hunters! This hunt is scheduled for 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This hunt may be upgraded to include Mule Deer ($4,400), additional hunters ($2,550) and/or non-hunters ($750). Hunter may choose rifle or archery. Accommodations during this hunt will be a motel in town for rifle hunts and a bunkhouse for archery hunts. A draw is required for this hunt (100% draw success). Application deadline is May 31. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license ($526 Plus $12.50 conservation stamp and $30 for an archery permit), rental car, tips and a one-night stay in a hotel in Casper the last night of the hunt. The hunt arrival and departure point is Cheyenne, Wyoming for rifle hunts and Casper, Wyoming for bunkhouse hunts and archery hunts. Chapter members who have hunted with Table Mountain report that Table Mountain Outfitters go the extra mile to deliver quality game and an overall outstanding hunting experience! Table Mountain Outfitters have been featured on a variety of hunting shows and currently host their own television series – “THE LIFE at Table Mountain” only found on The Sportsmen Channel and now on MOTV! They have also hosted a number of Dream/Wish hunters including 2007 Northeast Michigan Wish Hunter, Nick Stefan and 2011 Northeast Michigan Wish Hunter, Jonathon Barton.

Value: $4,900*

L-18  British Columbia - 9 Day - Mountain Goat Hunt for One Hunter

mountain goat and hunterDriftwood Valley Outfitters, Ltd
Michael Schneider
10125 P.O. Box 405
Prince George, British Columbia B2L 452
250-861-2079
www.HuntDriftwood.com

Driftwood Valley Outfitters, celebrating their 30th year anniversary, offers this opportunity for one hunter to hunt Mountain Goat near Smithers, British Columbia. This hunt is scheduled for 2018 (August – September) and cannot be deferred. This hunt may be upgraded to include: additional hunters ($15,000); non-hunters ($2,000); Moose ($4,500); Grizzly ($15,000); Black Bear ($1,600); and/or wolf ($500). Hunter is responsible for: license and tag (approximately $800); air shuttle to camp ($1,200); hotel accommodations in Smithers before and after the hunt (approximately $120 per night); and tips. Hunter may elect to hunt with rifle or bow. Accommodations during this hunt will be a cabin or tent depending on specific hunt location.

Value: $15,000

L-19  Montana - 5 Day - Management Mule Deer Hunt for One Youth Hunter

mule deer huntChase Hill Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Bill & Renita Brown
43 Chase Hill Drive
Big Sandy, Montana 59520
406-386-2447
www.chasehill.com

Repeat donor, Chase Hill Outfitters offers this five day, 2x1 guided hunt for Mule Deer for one youth hunter! This hunt is scheduled for 2017 but maybe deferred to an alternate year with the consent of the outfitter. This is a rifle hunt specifically designed for a youth hunter. This hunt may be upgraded to include antelope, additional hunters and/or non-hunters. Accommodations during this hunt will be a lodge. Licenses (approximately $400) and tips are the responsibility of the hunter. The arrival and departure points for this hunt are the Brown Ranch near Big Sandy, Montana. Hunters should fly to Great Falls, Montana, rent a car and drive to the ranch. Youth hunter may shoot a guides choice Mule Deer buck 3x3 or less (Buck pictured with this description is considered a “management Mule Deer”.)! Don’t pass this very special opportunity for a young hunter to hunt Mule Deer!

Value: $2,500*

L-20  New Mexico - 5 Day - Desert Mule Deer Hunt for One Hunter

desert mule deer huntRunning H Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
Sterling & Peggy Hendricks
2184 Felix Canyon Rd.
Roswell, New Mexico 88339
575-644-4679

Hunt really big Desert Mule Deer (one hunter in 2015 killed a Mule Deer buck that scored 211 5/8!) with Running H Hunts in the foothills of the Sacramento Mountains in New Mexico! Hunter should expect to see 20 to 500 deer per day depending on the specific area being hunted. Running H Hunts manages a 100 acre alfalfa field which draws in hundreds of deer each night! This one on one hunt is scheduled for 2017 but can be deferred to 2018. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters at the established rate ($7,500) and/or non-hunters ($500). It is also possible to add Elk, hogs, Feral Goat, and/or Quail to this hunt. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Roswell, New Mexico. Accommodations during this hunt will be a very comfortable hunter’s lodge equipped with bunk beds, full kitchen and showers. This is a rifle hunt. Hunters must use 165 grain or larger bullets. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a New Mexico license/tag (approximately $400) can be purchased over the counter. Don’t miss the opportunity to hunt Desert Mule Deer with a highly respected outfitter!

Value: $7,500*

L-21  Texas - Helicopter Based Hog Hunt for Two People

helicopter hog huntHelibacon
6120 TX-21
Bryan, Texas 77808
888-505-2981
www.helibacon.com

Are you ready for some real excitement? Helibacon offers this special opportunity for two hunters to experience a hunt of a life-time – hogs from a chopper! This hunt includes a safety class prior to the hunt and two hours of flight time for two hunters (both shooting at the same time), AR-15’s and ammo (5.56 caliber). Hunt must be scheduled on available dates within one calendar year of purchase (November 1 to mid-January are closed dates). Hunters may shoot as many hogs as they find – no bag limit! This hunt will take place over private land (approximately 80,000 acres) in and around Bryant/College Station, Texas. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional flight time; fully automatic weapons; ground shooting with fully automatic weapons (AK-47; Glock 18 and/or M1919); and lodging on site (new ranch house with all of the amenities. The hunt arrival and departure point will be Bryan, Texas (fly to Houston and then drive). Buyer is responsible for transportation to and from Bryan Texas, lodging (hotel or ranch), meals and tips. If you are looking for something different, something really unique, something fast paced, something really exciting, don’t pass this trip up!

Value: $3,495*

L-22  Alberta – 7 Day – Archery Whitetail Hunt for One Hunter

mule deer huntLivingstone Outfitters, LTD.
Blake & Kelsea Williams
9003 93rd Ave
Fort St. John, British Columbia V1J 4T9
E-mail: gbowilliams@gmail.com

Livingstone Outfitters offers this seven-day archery hunt for Whitetail Deer for one hunter in southwest Alberta! This hunt is to be scheduled with the outfitter during the 2017 hunting season or on available dates in 2018. This hunt may be upgraded to include: Mule Deer; Elk; Antelope; and /or Black Bear; additional hunters ($6,500) and/or non-hunters ($200 per person/per day). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a WIN card; Wildlife Certificate; Whitetail Deer license; and, a meat processing fee ($300) if an animal is harvested. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Calgary, Alberta. Accommodations during this hunt will be a house. Here is your opportunity to hunt with a young outfitter who has spent his entire life hunting in the mountains!

Value: $6,500*

L-23  Colorado - 5 Day - Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt for One Hunter

elk huntBuffalo Creek Ranch
John Ziegman
P.O. Box 2
Rand, Colorado 80473
www.buffalocreek.com

First time donor, Buffalo Creek Ranch, offers this five day, rifle Bull Elk hunt for one hunter. This hunt is scheduled for the coveted first week of the Colorado rifle Elk season - October 14- 18, 2017. The hunt includes 2X1 guide services – professional guides are full time employees of the ranch who know “their own backyard” exceptionally well! Meals and accommodations are included and provided in Buffalo Creek’s luxurious lodge. Transportation during this hunt will be by 4 x 4 vehicles and by foot – no horses! Hunting methods during this hunt will include spot and stalk, still hunting, stand hunting and the use of elevated shooting houses. Filed dressing of animals, skinning and caping of trophy are included. uffalo Creek Ranch maintains its own, on-site meat processing facility including walk-in cooler and freezer. The ranch is usually able to process hunter’s harvested game. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from the ranch (1 hour east of Steamboat Springs and three hours Northwest of Denver. Additionally, hunter is responsible for the cost ($641) and acquisition of a Colorado Elk license (must be purchased on-line – outfitter will assist with the process – deadline is April 4, 2017 - this is a 100% draw.); lodging tax and tips.

Buffalo Creek has been guiding Elk hunters for 27 years with a 90% success rate of hunters harvesting an Elk. The ranch strictly limits the number of hunters each year. A maximum of only eight hunters are taken on the ranch’s 20,000 privately held acres during the first week of the season. The first week is the most coveted as the weather is milder, many of the bulls are still bugling, and the animals have received no hunting pressure.

This hunt may be upgraded to include; additional hunters ($8,400 each) and/or non-hunters depending on space availability ($300 per day) and/or upgraded from a rifle hunt to an archery hunt as long as a second hunter accompanies the winning bidder (archery hunts are 2x1 so a hunting buddy is necessary to upgrade to an archery hunt).

Value: $8,400*

L-24  British Columbia - 7 Day - Mountain Lion Hunt for One Hunter

mtn lion huntAmbler's Big Horn Country Guiding, Ltd.        (Repeat Donor)
Bruce Ambler
Box 521
Clinton, British Columbia VOK-1K0
250-459-2367

Repeat donor, Ambler’s Big Horn Country Guiding offers this opportunity to hunt Mountain Lion in Southwest British Columbia. This area of British Columbia has strong numbers of really big cats! This seven day hunt is to be scheduled for available dates in 2017 and cannot be deferred. This hunt may be upgraded to include: additional days ($750 per day); Lynx ($3,000); Bobcat ($2,250); Mule Deer ($3,500) and/or additional hunters ($8,500 each). This is a rile hunt only and boasts a 100% opportunity to kill a cat! Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license; tag; NRHPF; and/or tips. Accommodations during this hunt will be a brand new lodge facility. Arrival and departure point for this hunt is Kamloops or Clinton, British Columbia. If a big cat is what you are looking for, don’t pass up this special opportunity!

Value: $8,500*

L-25  Yukon – 10 Day – Dall sheep, wolf, wolverine and Black Bear Hunt for One hunter

sheep and hunterBonnet Plume Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Chris and Sharron McKinnon
Box 89
Calling Lake, AB TOG OKO
780-331-2440
www.huntbpo.com

Join Bonnet Plume Outfitters for a ten day, 1x1, guided hunt for Dall Sheep in the Yukon Territory! This hunt is to be scheduled with the outfitter on his available dates in 2017, 2018 or 2018. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license and tag (approximately $400); air charter to camp ($1,550) and Government trophy fee for Sheep ($250). This hunt includes the opportunity to take a wolf ($75), wolverine ($75) and/or Black Bear ($75) should they be encountered during the hunt for the cost of the Yukon Government fee only! This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($23,900 each); non-hunters ($5,000) and/or caribou (outfitter trophy of $4,000 and government fee $150). Accommodations during this hunt will be a tent. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. This is a rifle hunt.

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.

Value: $24,500

L-26  Alaska - 8 Day - Brown Bear Hunt for One Hunter

brown bear huntBushwhack Alaska Guiding & Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Erik Salitan
P.O. Box 81174
Fairbanks, Alaska 99708
907-388-8766
www.bushwhackalaska.com

Erik Salitan and Bushwhack Alaska Guiding & Outfitting offer this opportunity to hunt Brown Bear in Alaska! Alaska has a booming Brown Bear population and a reputation for world-class trophies! This one-on-one, guided hunt is to be scheduled on available dates in 2018. The hunt may be upgraded to include Moose, wolf, wolverine and/or additional hunters ($22,500 each). Accommodations during the hunt, meals, trophy fee for one Brown Bear, 1x1 guide service and field trophy prep are included with the purchase of this hunt. Hunter is responsible for: the costs of a license ($85) and tag ($500); transportation fee to camp ($2,500); shipping of trophies; and tips. The arrival and departure point for this trip is Illiamna, Alaska. Hunter may choose his/her weapon! Bushwhack Alaska has real expertise in hunting big bears! They also offer Arctic Grizzly hunts in the Brooks Range. If you are looking for a great hunt for a big bear, look no further!

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.

Please note: There is a Reserve Bid on this item. If the reserve is not met, the item will not be sold.

Value: $22,500

L-27  British Columbia - 14 Day - Stone Sheep, Wolf and Black Bear Hunt for One Hunter

stone sheep wolf and black bear huntStone Mountain Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
Leif Olsen
Box 7870
Toad River, British Columbia
250-232-5469
www.stonemountainsafaris.com

Stone Mountain Safaris offers this opportunity to hunt trophy Stone Sheep! This hunt is to be scheduled for the 2018 hunting season and may be deferred to 2019 (limited hunt schedule opportunities for 2017 may exist) with mutual agreement of the outfitter. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional species for a harvest fee of $4,900 per animal harvested (moose, caribou, elk and/or Mt. Goat). Black bear and wolf are included with this hunt! Additional hunters are welcome at the market rate. Non-hunters are welcome at $400 per day. Accommodations during this hunt will be a rustic cabin or a wall tent. Hunter may choose his weapon - rifle, bow or muzzle-loader. Hunter is responsible for the costs of a license, tag, GST, non-resident hunt preservation fee and Northern B.C. Guides Wildlife Enhancement fee. Additionally, there is a $900 air charter to and from camp. The hunt arrival and departure point is Ft. Nelson, British Columbia. Stone Mountain Safaris is widely recognized as one of the premier outfitting businesses in British Columbia! We anticipate that the price of Stone Sheep hunts will continue to increase quite dramatically in the next year or two (result of a significant reduction in Sheep allocations in British Columbia). Anticipated increases could almost double the current cost. Don’t miss this chance to hunt with one of the very best outfitters in North America while costs are still relatively low!

Please note: There is a reserve bid on this item. The reserve has been significantly lowered but if the reserve is not met, the item will not be sold. There is a Trophy Fee ($10,000) to be paid to the outfitter only if a sheep is harvested.

The stated value includes the $10,000 trophy fee. Buyer should anticipate that the harvest fee will be paid!

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.

Value: $42,500

L-28  NWT - 6 Day - Mountain Caribou, Wolf & Wolverine Hunt for One Hunter

dall sheep, wolf and wolverine huntMackenzie Mountain Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Stan Stevens
Box 175
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
250-786-5118
www.mmo-stanstevens.com

Mackenzie Mountain Outfitters offers this special opportunity to hunt Mountain Caribou, wolf and wolverine in the Northwest Territories. The lucky high bidder on this combination hunt will experience some of the best hunting North America has to offer! Outfitter Stan Stevens has established an outstanding reputation for producing quality game for his hunters over a very long career in the outfitting business. This 6 day, two-on-one, fully guided hunt is to be scheduled for 2018 (September 22-29) but may be deferred to a mutually agreeable date in 2019. Bidders need to contact the outfitter as soon as possible to establish specific hunt dates. The hunt arrival and departure point is Norman Wells, Northwest Territories. Hunter is responsible for the cost of an air shuttle to camp (approximately $1,200), license, tags, GST, tips and NWT government trophy fee (approximately $500 for Caribou and $200 each for wolf and wolverine – these fees are payable to the NWT government only after animals are taken). Non-hunters are welcome at $350 per day. Additional hunters may be added as negotiated with outfitter. This hunt may also be upgraded to include Moose and/or Sheep at established prices.

Please note: There is a Reserve Bid on this item. If the reserve is not met, the item will not be sold.

Value: $9,500

L-29  Alberta – 6 Day – Archery Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

deer huntHigh 5 Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Rene Semple & Sue Wiberg
RR 1
Sundre, Alberta
780-305-3587

Repeat donor, High 5 Outfitters, and long-time Chapter supporter, Rene Semple, offer this opportunity to hunt Whitetail deer in west-central Alberta! This six day hunt is scheduled for the 2017 season and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($5,000 each); non-hunters ($275 per day/ per person); Elk; and/or Moose. The hunt arrival and departure point is the Edmonton International Airport. Accommodations during this hunt will be cabin style lodging (2 hunters per room). This is an archery hunt. Hunter is responsible for a WIN card and deer license. Here’s your opportunity to hunt with one of the best known and respected Alberta outfitters!

Value: $5,000*

L-30  South Africa - 7 Day - Cape Buffalo Hunt for One Hunter

cape buffalo huntAuthentic African Adventures        (Repeat Donor)
Hanno van Rensburg
P.O. Box 11 Baltimore
Limpopo, South Africa
540-931-4087 (U.S. Representative)
www.authenticafricanadventures.org

Authentic African Adventures offers this opportunity to hunt one of Africa’s Big Five – Cape Buffalo! This seven day safari will take place in the Limpopo Province of South Africa and is to be scheduled for the 2017 or 2018 season. This hunt includes the services of a PH, trackers, skinners, daily laundry service, etc. Accommodations for this hunting adventure will be a modern hunting lodge/chalet or tent camp depending on the specific hunt location. Meals and non-alcoholic drinks are provided. There are no license or permit fees required for this hunt. This hunt may be upgraded to include any other species offered by Authentic African Adventures as indicated on the price list found on the web site listed above. As a special bonus opportunity, this outfitter has agreed to allow up to three additional hunters join the purchaser on this trip and pay only the trophy fees as listed on their regular price list for animals wounded and/or harvested (all daily fees waived). Non- hunters are welcome at $275 per person/ per day. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Pobkwane International Airport. This hunt includes transportation from the airport to camp and return.

Value: $16,500

L-31  Nunavut – 4 Day – Greenland Musk Ox Hunt for Two Hunters

musk ox huntCanada North Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Shane Black & John Sauro
PO Box 1355 Station "B"
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3K9
450-376-4868
www.canadanorthoutfitting.com

Repeat donor, Canada North Outfitting has provided this opportunity for two hunters to hunt Greenland Musk Ox! This hunt is to be scheduled for available dates during the 2018 (March 15 through April 15) spring season or the 2018 hunting season. Included with this purchase are: 1x1 guide service; rough trophy prep and packaging (hunter to supply tarp, duct tape and duffle bag); transportation to and from Cambridge Bay to the hunt area and during the hunt; meals and lodging in cabins during the hunt. The successful bidder will need to connect flights from Edmonton, Alberta to Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada. Canada North will assist in making arrangements from Edmonton to Cambridge. Hunter will enjoy Canada North’s Arctic Hotel and Airfare discounts (Edmonton to Cambridge Bay). Each hunter is responsible for the costs of flights to and from Cambridge Bay, hotels en route; hotel in Cambridge Bay before and after the hunt, meals en route and while in Cambridge Bay; 2.5% tax; license, government trophy fee,; Non-resident Hunt Preservation Fee, general administration fee, (approximately $577.50); firearm declaration fee ($25); and tips. Canada North Outfitting will arrange flights and hotels. This hunt may be upgraded to include: Arctic Islands Caribou ($8,950); and/or Non-hunters ($3,950 per person). Hunters may choose their weapon – rifle, bow or muzzle-loader.

Musk Ox harvested in this area dominate the SCI Record Book entries for Greenland Musk Ox. Canada North has had 100% hunter success in the past (Archery hunts included). This Musk Ox hunt is the perfect introduction to the Arctic!

Value: $15,700

L-32  British Columbia – 10 Day - Hunter's Choice - Bison, Elk, or Mt. Goat Hunt for One Hunter

bison huntSikanni River Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Mike & Dixie Hammett
Box 11
Pink Mountain, British Columbia V0C 2B0
250-412-5209
www.sikanniriver.com

Long time donors Mike and Dixie Hammett offer this 10 day hunt for one species – hunter’s choice - Bison, Elk or Mt. Goat for one hunter in Northeast British Columbia’s Sikanni River Valley. This hunt is scheduled for the 2017 season but may be deferred until 2018. The hunt will originate at the Hammett’s lodge located on the Sikanni River near Pink Mountain, British Columbia. Accommodations during the hunt may include remote cabins. This hunt includes trophy fees for the first animal harvested. A trophy fee of $2,000 per additional animal harvested ($4,000 trophy fee for Bison) is the bidder’s responsibility. This is a rifle or archery equipment hunt. Transportation during this hunt will be by horseback and by foot. Hunter is responsible for the cost of hunting license and tag fees (approximately $1,500); non-resident Hunter Preservation fee ($200) transportation to and from Fort St. John and for transportation from Fort St. John to camp ($250). This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($11,900) and/or non-hunters ($300 per day). Sikanni River is the Chapter’s longest donating outfitter! Chapter members who have hunted with Sikanni River in the past report having experienced hunts of exceptional quality with hosts that is second to none!

Value: $11,900

L-33  Baja California Sur, Mexico - 10 Day - Desert Bighorn Sheep for One Hunter and one Non-Hunter

big horn sheepMexico Hunts Ovis        (Repeat Donor)
Sergio Jimenez
Ave. Roble #660 Valle Del Campestre
Garza Garcia, N.L., Mexico
011-52-81-8863-1574
www.mexicohunts.com

Join Mexico Hunts for a 10 day (8 days hunting) Desert Bighorn Sheep hunt on Carmen Island in Baja California Sur, Mexico! Carmen Island has been established as an experimental location to re-establish Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Sea of Cortez. This location is one of the premier locations for Desert Bighorn Sheep in all of North America! This hunt is for one hunter AND one non-hunter and is to be scheduled on available dates in 2018-19 hunting season (November – March). The island lodge will be reserved exclusively for the successful bidder on this hunt and one accompanying non-hunter. This is a rifle hunt. Bidder may harvest a Desert Bighorn up to 169 inches. Hunter may upgrade to include a ram that scores well above book minimums (170) at market rates. Hunter is responsible for license, tag, taxes and other miscellaneous fees totaling $5,800. This outfitter is 100% successful on Desert Bighorn Hunts! We don’t believe you can buy a Desert Bighorn anywhere for less money than the reserve on this item!

Please Note: There is a reserve bid on this item. The reserve has been reduced to an all-time low. If the reserve is not met, the item will not be sold.

Stated value includes $5,800 in hunter paid fees.

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.

Value: $65,000

L-34  New Zealand – 4 Day – Red Stag Hunt for One Hunter

red stag huntASJ Trophy Hunting        (Repeat Donor)
Stu-e & Judy Rees
1 Belmont Place
Gore, 9710 New Zealand
001-643-208-9765
www.asjhunting.com

Hunt the beautiful South Island of New Zealand for a Red Stag scoring up to 330 – SCI with Stu-e and Judy Rees of ASJ Trophy Hunting! This four day 1x1 guided hunt will be scheduled for open dates during the 2017 hunting season (March- July) and cannot be deferred. The hunt may be upgraded to include a larger stag, Tahr, Chamois, Arapawa Ram, Fallow Deer, Elk, or Goat per the current price list. Additional hunters and non-hunters are welcome at the regular rates. Use of a firearm is included with this hunt (hunter supplies ammo). There are no license, tag or trophy fees for this hunt, however, there is a governmental export fee to be imposed for all trophies exported from New Zealand. There are firearms license fees if bringing hunter’s own rifle. Lodge accommodations and meals are included. Hunt arrival and departure point is Queenstown, New Zealand. If hunting Tahr or Chamois, hunter should be prepared to make use of a helicopter (approximately $2,000 per hour of flying time). Accommodations before and after the hunt are the hunter’s responsibility.

Value: $6,800*

L-35  British Columbia - 7 Day - Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt One Hunter

elk huntBullhead Mountain Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Steve, Tammy & Trisha Fiarchuk
P.O. Box 338
Hundson's Hope, British Columbia
250-783-5339
www.bullheadmtnoutfitting.ca

Bullhead Mountain Outfitting and Steve, Tammy and Trisha Fiarchuk have provided this seven day, 1 x1, guided hunt for Rocky Mountain Elk! The hunt will take place on the Peace River drainage in Northeast British Columbia. This area encompasses 1,500 square miles of agricultural ranch land, foothills and remote mountain areas. The hunt arrival and departure point is Fort St. John, British Columbia. This hunt is scheduled for September 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year (dates must be arranged with outfitter no later than April 4, 2017). All accommodations and airport pick-up are included with this hunt. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($8,500 per person); non-hunters ($300 per day/ per person); moose, Black Bear and/or wolf. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a British Columbia hunting license ($189); Elk tag ($262.50); Hunt Preservation Fee ($200); and tips. This hunt can be tailored to meet the physical condition of any hunter. Transportation during the hunt may include vehicle, horses and/or foot travel. Hunter may choose his/her weapon – rifle, bow or muzzleloader (no hand guns). The Fiarchuks have developed a solid reputation for providing hunters with exceptional hunting experiences and high rates of success on quality trophy animals!

Value: $8,500*

L-36  Alberta – 6 Day – Baited Black Bear and Wolf Hunt for One Hunter

black bear and wolf huntTrue North Outfitter        (Repeat Donor)
Jeff Downing
49 Everridge Court SW
Calgary, Alberta
403-815-6634
www.truenorthoutfitters.net

True North Outfitters offers this opportunity to hunt trophy Black Bear over bait and wolf in Northern Alberta! This 2x1 guided, hunt is scheduled for spring 2017 but may be deferred until 2018. Hunter may choose rifle, bow and arrow, cross bow or muzzleloader. These bears are extremely bold. You will be getting up close and personal with shots being 12-20 yards Hunt may be upgraded to include a second black bear ($500); additional hunters ($3,750) and/or non-hunters ($1,500). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license and tag (estimated at $225) and Cities permit if wolf is harvested or if the bear does not accompany hunter upon departure from Canada. Hunt arrival and departure point is High Level, Alberta. Accommodations during this hunt will be a very comfortable wall tent camp. True North Outfitters has been producing quality trophies for a number of years! Don’t pass this opportunity to hunt in an area where there are high numbers of quality bears in both black and color phases!

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.
  • Value: $3,750*

    L-37  South Africa - 5 Day - Sable for One Hunter and Impala and Duiker for a Second Hunter

    impala and hunterCabassa Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
    Hardus Van Zyl
    Box 208
    Hoopstad, South Africa 9479
    27-71-898-2725

    Cabassa Safaris offers this day hunt for Sable for one hunter and an Impala and a Duiker for a second hunter! This hunt is to be scheduled for 2017 (September, October, November) or for available dates in 2018 and will take place in Hoopstad, Freestate Province of South Africa. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional species. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Bloemfontein, South Africa. Accommodations during this hunt will be a lodge. Meals; soft drinks; local beers; services of a professional hunter; trackers; skinners; and daily laundry service are included. Hunter may rent a rifle for $50 per day plus ammunition. Hunters are responsible for transportation to and from South Africa, accommodations before and after the hunt trophy fees for additional animals, dipping and shipping of trophies and staff gratuities. Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to pursue some of the most sought after plains game animals in South Africa!

    Value: $12,500*

    L-38  British Columbia - 7 Day - Canada Moose Hunt for One Hunter

    moose huntWicked River Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Booker
    Box 569
    Hudson's Hope, BC
    250-321-1364
    778-373-6112
    www.wickedriveroutfitters.com

    Wicked River Outfitters offers this opportunity to hunt Canada Moose! Located in the heart of northern British Columbia, this is an exceptionally game rich hunting territory with high densities of Moose with antlers up ranging up to 55 inches wide. This seven day, 1x1, guided hunt is scheduled as a fall hunt for 2017 but may be deferred to an alternate year with the mutual agreement of the outfitter. This hunt may be upgraded to include: Mountain Goat, Elk, additional hunters and/or non-hunters at established prices. This is a rifle hunt that can be tailored to the physical abilities of almost any hunter. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Fort St. John, license, tag, non-resident hunt preservation fee, and tips. There is an air charter into camp required ($2,500). Wicked River Outfitters is a family owned and operated business. Don’t pass this opportunity to hunt one of British Columbia’s prime hunting territories!

    Value: $11,850*

    L-39  Arizona – 5 Day – Muzzleloader Hunt for Coues Deer or Mule Deer and Mt. Lion for Two Hunters

    deer and hunterDiamond Outfitters of Arizona
    Dan & Terri Adler
    P.O. Box 3347
    Prescott, AZ 86302
    520-730-8147

    www.AZDiamondOutfitters.com

    The Northeast Michigan Chapter - SCI welcomes Dan Adler, our Saturday keynote speaker, co-host of The Best of the West TV and owner of Diamond Outfitters of Arizona. Over the years dozens of SCI members have hunted and harvested fantastic mule deer and Coues deer with Diamond Outfitters. This hunt includes: one Mule Deer or one Coues Deer; and one Mountain Lion per hunter!

    This 5-day hunt can be taken in 2018, 2019 or even 2020! Over the years Dan's clients have harvested Coues deer into the 110's, 120's and in December of 2013 one buck tipped the tape at 140 7/8--typical! Mule deer range from 130-180 with a 207 harvested in 2013! Accommodations during this hunt will be heated canvas cabin tents, wall tents and/or bunk house/cabin.

    Transportation during this hunt will be by foot and 4x4s. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Tucson; licenses and tag fees; and tips. Additional hunters can be added with additional options to upgrade the hunt to 7 days; a rifle hunt; non-hunters ($100 per day). Diamond Outfitters is one of the largest and most trusted outfitters in the Southwest with over 100 references available! Contact outfitter for more information.

    mountain lion and hunters   deer and hunter

    Value: $14,000

    L-40  British Columbia - 2 Day - Jurassic Classic Sturgeon Fishing Tourney for Two Fishermen

    fishing tourney

    The Jurassic Classic is an annual, world-class, Sturgeon fishing tournament on the majestic Fraser River in beautiful Chilliwack, British Columbia! This event is scheduled for August 18- 20, 2017 and cannot be deferred. Thirty professionally guided teams consisting of two anglers each will participate. Purchaser of this item and a fishing partner will enjoy two full days of fun-filled fishing adventure (two teams per boat) and will be treated to first class hospitality! This all-inclusive experience includes: two full days of professionally guided Sturgeon fishing with Great River Fishing Adventures aboard a river jet boat; three nights of accommodations in Chilliwack, British Columbia; all meals; fishing equipment; and, local transportation to and from all event functions including an evening of socializing the night before the tournament begins, a BBQ on the shores of the Fraser River Saturday evening and, an awards banquet with prizes for the winners after the tournament on Sunday evening. Fishermen are responsible for transportation to and from Chilliwack, British Columbia (fly to Vancouver), a fishing license; alcoholic beverages, and tips.

    A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to the BC Wildlife Federation and the Wild Sheep Society of BC to support a variety of wild sheep projects in British Columbia. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a fishing adventure of a lifetime and to support wild sheep initiatives in British Columbia!

    Value: $5,000*

    L-41  Alberta - 7 Day - Elk and Wolf Hunt for One Hunter

    elk huntCorey Kristoff's Classic Mountain Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
    Corey Kristoff
    Box 32
    Nordegg, Alberta CAN
    403-844-9127
    www.classicmountainhunts.com

    Repeat donor Corey Kristoff offers this special opportunity to hunt trophy Elk and Wolf in western Canada. This is a seven-day, one-on-one, guided hunt and is scheduled for the 2017 season. The hunt may be deferred until 2018 with the outfitter’s mutual agreement on specific dates (Specific hunt dates to be scheduled with outfitter on available dates in 2017 or 2018). This hunt is a traditional horseback, mountain hunt along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. This hunt will take place in a “six point or better” area so trophy quality is excellent! The hunt may be upgraded to include Mule Deer and/or whitetail (current market prices). Additional hunters ($7,500) and non-hunters ($250 per day) are welcome. Hunter may choose rifle, muzzle loader or archery equipment. Accommodations during this hunt will be wall tents. The hunt arrival and departure point for this hunt will be Calgary, Alberta. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Calgary; the cost of license, tag, permits (if wolf is harvested), and tips. Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt with one of Alberta’s finest outfitters!

    Value: $7,500*

    L-42  South Africa - 7 Day - Roan Hunt for One Hunter

    roan huntAuthentic African Adventures        (Repeat Donor)
    Hanno van Rensburg
    PO Box 11 Baltimore
    Limpopo, South Africa
    540-931-4087 (U.S. Representative)
    www.authenticafricanadventures.org

    Authentic African Adventures offers this opportunity to hunt Roan! This seven day safari will take place in the Limpopo Province of South Africa and is to be scheduled for the 2017 or 2018 season. This hunt includes the services of a PH, trackers, skinners, daily laundry service, etc. Accommodations for this hunting adventure will be a modern hunting lodge/chalet or tent camp depending on the specific hunt location. Meals and non-alcoholic drinks are provided. There are no license or permit fees required for this hunt. This hunt may be upgraded to include any other species offered by Authentic African Adventures as indicated on the price list found on the web site listed above. Additional hunters are welcome for $400 per person/ per day plus trophy free, non- hunters are welcome at $275 per person/ per day. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Pobkwane International Airport. This hunt includes transportation from the airport to camp and return.

    Value: $12,500*

    L-43  Alaska - 7 Day - Fishing Trip for One Person

    fishing trip for one personTalarik Creek Lodge        (Repeat Donor)
    Erik Salitan
    P.O. Box 149
    Illiamna, Alaska 99606
    907-388-8766
    www.talarikcreeklodge.com

    Erik and Martha Salitan offer this unique fishing trip for one person out of Alaska’s Talarik Creek Lodge! This is a fully guided fishing trip, scheduled for summer 2017, in the world famous Bristol Bay Watershed for Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Grayling, Arctic Char, Lake Trout and Pike. Talarik Creek Lodge is nestled on the shores of picturesque Lake Iliamna and is Iliamna's premiere sport fishing lodge! The lodge provides unrestricted views of Lake Iliamna and the Aleutian Range; it is unparalleled in natural beauty! Lake Iliamna is Alaska's largest freshwater lake. This trip includes: bear viewing/photography (Lake Iliamna, located on the Alaska Peninsula, boasts the highest brown bear/grizzly bear population density in the world. Talarik Creek Lodge's close proximity to Katmai National Park, Lake Clark National Park and the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge allows our clients a fabulous opportunity for bear viewing and photography); lodging at Talarik Creek Lodge; full use of the lodge (including sauna, bar and billiard room); meals; fish processing; airport pickup and drop off. Trip does not include fishing licenses ($55); tips and shipment of fish fillets. The arrival and departure point for this trip is Iliamna, Alaska. Erik has been a strong supporter of the Northeast Michigan Chapter offering Brown Bear hunts for many years. Chapter members who have hunted with Erik report having experienced high quality trips. We anticipate this fishing trip will produce the same high quality result!

    Value: $5,500*

    L-44  "Spirit of America” - Lorenzo Ghighlieri - Elk Bronze

    elk bronze

    Master sculptor Lorenzo Ghiglieri spent many months observing the great herds of North American elk migrating from serene valleys to wild rivers. 'Primitive Force' attests to the impression these creatures made upon him. This magnificent sculpture of elk in combat represents a classic moment in the lives of males, enacted over and over again in their battle for supremacy.

    The sheer power, magnificence and magnitude of the works of this modern American Master transcend description through mere words. The visual impact of his artwork speaks volumes and moves the uninitiated fine art admirer, the novice fine art collector and the seasoned fine art aficionado, alike.

    Please note: This item carries a high appraised value but will sell for an amount more in line with much smaller works of art. Internet and/or telephone purchasers are responsible for shipping and insurance costs.

    Gallery Value: $32,000

    L-45  Alberta - 6 Day - Mountain Mule Deer for One Hunter

    mule deer or mtn elkBlue Bronna Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
    Glenn Brown
    Box 1042
    Three Hills, Alberta
    403-443-5718
    www.bluebronna.com

    Repeat donor, Blue Bronna Outfitting offers this opportunity for one hunter to hunt trophy, Mountain Mule Deer in western Alberta! This six day, 1x1 guide- hunt is to be scheduled on available dates between September 17 and October 30, 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($9,000), non-hunters ($1,500) and/or elk, Whitetail, wolf or coyote. Accommodations on this hunt will be a tent camp (bunks and wood stove). Transportation during this mountain hunt may include: horseback, vehicle and/or foot. Hunter may choose weapon – rifle, Bow or muzzleloader. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license/tag (approximately $500) and tips. The hunt arrival and departure point is Calgary, Alberta. Several Chapter members who have hunted with Blue Bronna report having had excellent hunts with many trophy animals having been harvested.

    Value: $9,000*

    L-46  Michigan - Amethyst and Diamond Ring

    amethyst and diamond ringJewel Craft International        (Repeat Donor)
    Joe Karcher and Mike Young
    Novi, Michigan
    248-344-4400

    Don’t miss this stunning amethyst and diamond ring, set in14 kt. white gold. The amazing center stone is 4.5 ct. total weight with phenomenal AAA grading color. This classic oval shape amethyst is beautiful surrounded by 17 points of shimmering white diamonds. This is the most expensive ring we have ever offered for auction and have received numerous requests to offer this piece of fine jewelry again in 2017. This ring is available in Swiss Blue Topaz or Amethyst.

    Value: $4,400*

    L-47  South Africa - 10 Day - Plains Game Safari for Two Hunters

    crocodile huntRestless Africa Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
    Donovan Steynberg
    P.O. Box 349
    Potchefstroom 2520
    South Africa
    00 27 82440 5107
    www.restlessafrica.co.za

    Restless Africa Safaris has provided this five day hunt for a crocodile measuring up to ten feet in length in South Africa! Donovan Steynberg is a repeat donor to the Northeast Michigan Chapter. Chapter members who have hunted with Restless Africa in the past have nothing but great things to say about the experience! Donovan has earned a strong reputation for quality hunts and first-rate accommodations. This hunt is scheduled for the 2017 season but may be deferred with the agreement of the outfitter on specific dates. This hunt includes professional hunter daily rates and trophy fees. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters $6,500), non-hunters and/or a larger croc at established rates. Accommodations during this hunt will be a modern hunting camp. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Johannesburg, South Africa; transportation to camp (approximately $300); and tips. There are no license or permit fees to be paid on this hunt.

    This hunt cannot be combined with any other Restless Africa hunt donation or purchased trip.

    Value: $6,500*

    L-48  Montana - 5 - Day - Mule Deer or Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

    mule deer and hunterDouble D Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Craig Schell
    Box 617
    Terry, Montana 59349
    406-635-4896
    www.dbldoutfitters.com

    Repeat donor, Double D Outfitters offers this purchasers choice – five day Mule Deer or Whitetail Deer hunt for one hunter! This hunt will take place in Eastern Montana! Hunt is scheduled for October 29-November 2, 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year or dates. This hunt requires a permit draw – application deadline is March 15 (100% success – speak to outfitter after auction for directions for the draw). This is a rifle hunt. The hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($3,950 each), non-hunters (negotiable), and/or Antelope ($1,000 – hunter will need to apply for draw) and Turkey (self-guided). Accommodations are not included with this hunt but a house in Terry is available at a cost of $30 per person/per night. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a Montana hunting license; deer tag; and, tip. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Terry, Montana. Chapter members who have hunted with this outfitter in the past report having had a successful and very enjoyable hunt! Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt with an excellent outfitter - one of Northeast Michigan’s strongest supporters!

    Value: $3,950*

    L-49  Alberta – 6 Day – Moose Hunt for One Hunter

    moose and hunterMoose Creek Outfitters, Ltd.       (Repeat Donor)
    Bryan and Geraldine Radke
    RR#1, Site 1, Box 2
    Barrhead, Alberta
    780-674-0866
    E-mail: moosecreek@xplornet.com

    Repeat donor, Moose Creek Outfitters Ltd offers this opportunity to hunt Canada Moose! This is a six day, 2x1 guided rifle hunt will be conducted in remote wilderness areas near Swan Hills, Alberta along the banks of the Athabasca River during the month of November 2017 (2018 only if 2017 dates are completely booked). There is little to no hunting pressure in this area! All license/tag costs are included. Accommodations during the hunt will be a very comfortable lodge facility. Transportation during the hunt involves foot travel and the use of ATVs. The trip arrival and departure point is Barrhead, Alberta. Hunters who fly to Edmonton International Airport are picked up there. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($6,200 each – four or more additional hunters reduces price per hunter to $5,500) and/or non-hunters ($300 per day). Bryan and Geraldine Radke have been long time supporters of the Northeast Michigan Chapter! Hunters who have purchased this hunt in the past have enjoyed a fun hunting experience, great success and harvested tremendous Canada Moose trophies! Hunt with Moose Creek and enjoy the very best of the Great Alberta Outdoors!

    Value: $6,200*

    L-50  Ohio - 3 Day - Whitetail Deer Hunt for Two Hunters

    whitetail deer huntBriarwood Sporting Club        (Repeat Donor)
    Chris Daniels
    2001 Twp. Rd. 55
    Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311
    937-593-8045
    www.BriarwoodClub.com

    Our friends at Briarwood in Bellefontaine, Ohio have generously donated a three day/four night hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail Deer. Included are daily fees for two hunters ($2,000 value), a $1,000 credit per hunter toward the harvest of two trophy whitetails. Daily fees include lodging, meals, beverages, professional guide and transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist. Method of take is hunter’s choice. Briarwood is located 45 minutes Northwest of Columbus, Ohio. Hunt to be taken per available dates. September 17-December 14, 2017. Taxidermy and shipping of the trophy is not included but can be arranged.

    Value: $4,000*

    L-51  Manitoba – 6 Day – Black Bear Hunt for One Hunter

    black bear huntDavis Point Lodge & Outfitting Ltd      (Repeat Donor)
    Alex Kalden
    Box 40
    St. Martin, Manitoba ROC 2T0
    204-659-2653
    www.davispointlodge.com

    Long time, Chapter supporter, Alex Kalden, of Davis Point Lodge offers this six day, guided hunt for spring or fall Black Bear in the Northern Interlake of Manitoba. Davis Point Lodge has been conducting bear hunts since 1982 with a near perfect record of 100% success over the last ten years – including many record book bears! This hunt is scheduled for 2017 (spring or fall) but may be deferred to another year with the outfitter’s mutual consent. The hunt may be upgraded to include: additional hunters ($3,300) or non-hunters ($150 per day). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a hunting license (approximately $300). Accommodations during the hunt will be solid guesthouses. Hunter may choose rifle, bow and arrow or muzzle-loader (no handguns or AR-15s). Hunt arrival and departure point for this hunt is St. Martin, Manitoba.

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.
  • Value: $3,300*

    L-52  Florida – 2 Day – Alligator Hunt for One Hunter

    fishing charterGod's Country Outfitters
    Charles J. Herrington
    248 East End Rd.
    San Mateo, Florida 32187
    386-972-9473
    www.godscountryoutfitters.net

    First time donor, God’s Country Outfitters offers this opportunity to hunt alligator near Palatka, Florida. This hunt is to be scheduled with the outfitter during 2017 (September 15 – November 1) but may be deferred to a mutually agreeable date in 2018. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($3,500), non-hunters ($750) and/or hog. This is a boat hunt with bang sticks (all equipment provided) and includes any gator up to 10 feet in size. Gators over 10 feet are available on a trophy fee basis (10’1” to 12’ $1,000 – over 12’, $2,500). Hunt includes two days hunting, overnight lodging, meals, processed gator meet, skin and head. Hunt arrival and departure point is 782 East State 100, San Mateo, Florida. Hunter is responsible for Florida license ($60), transportation to and from San Mateo and tips.

    Value: $3,500*

    L-53  Mexico - 7 Day - Cerritos Beach Resort Stay for Two People

    beach resortCerritos Beach Resorts
    Los Cabos, Mexico
    Audrey Morgan
    541-643-7898
    E-mail: amorgan@cerritosbeachresorts.net

    Enjoy a relaxing 7 day/6 night stay at a wonderfully relaxing and picturesque vacation resort – Hacienda Cerritos! This beautiful Old Mexico styled mansion is located on a private bluff overlooking the ocean and provides breathtaking views, charming seclusion, and a wonderfully relaxing break from hectic city life! Hacienda Cerritos is the perfect place for romantic getaways, private weddings, family gatherings as well as corporate retreats. Cerritos Beach itself has been recognized as one of the safest and most exclusive stretches of beach shoreline in all of Los Cabos! It is known to host world class surfing, whale watching trips and great deep sea fishing! Hacienda Cerritos was voted best boutique in Los Cabos in 2011; top Luxury Resort in Baja Traveler Magazine and most recently was featured on the front cover of Fine Magazine in 2015. Trip must be booked within two years of purchase. Purchaser is advised to reserve dates early as possible. Purchaser is responsible for Mexico resort tax (19% of purchase price at check in), transportation to and from the resort, meals and all side trips/activities.

    Value: $2,094*

    L-54  Wyoming – 5 Day – Summer Pack Trip for Two Adventurers

    pack trip for 2Colby Gines' Wilderness Adventures        (Repeat Donor)
    Colby & Codi Gines
    150 Running Horse Road
    Powell, Wyoming 82435
    307-754-3575
    www.cgwildernessadventures.com

    Join Colby and Codi Gines for a summer vacation that you will remember for the rest of your life! Winning bidder and a companion will travel by horseback into the beautiful areas near and in the Bridger Teton and Shoshone National Forests and near and in Yellowstone National Park! Most campsites will be located in grassy meadows with vast timber and high mountains surrounding them. Choose from horseback riding, fishing (Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brook trout – license must be purchased upon arrival in Cody, Wyoming), wildlife viewing or just hanging out in camp. Adventurers will be provided with a professional guide, a good riding horse or mule, a good saddle and tack, trusty pack mules to carry gear, a good tent and three square meals a day. Additional guests are welcome at $300 per day person. This trip is to be scheduled for July or August 2017 but can be deferred to 2018. Adventure arrival and departure point is Cody, Wyoming. You only need to bring your personal gear and an adventuresome spirit! This is Wyoming wilderness camping at its finest! Learn the cowboy way of life and create memories for a lifetime!

    Value: $3,000*

    L-55  Alberta - 6 Day - Trapline Adventure for One Person

    trapline adventureGroat Creek Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Trent Packham
    Box 1325
    White Court, Alberta
    780-706-5557
    www.groatcreekoutfitters.com

    This is a 6 day, hands on trapping experience that includes building and prepping snares, baiting, setting up wolf baits and snare sites, harvesting fur, and skinning and boarding pelts. Animals targeted include wolves, coyote, fisher, marten, lynx, fox, otter and beaver, depending on time of year and conditions. Calling coyotes and wolves is possible if the opportunity arises. There is a $1200.oo trophy fee for wolves. Travel is mainly by snow machine and truck. Furs harvested are available to take home with you at market value. Lodging is in a modern lodge with comfortable queen size beds, large bedrooms, full bathroom, shower and WIFI. Included in this donation are lodging, guide, field transportation, hearty home cooked meals, and non-alcoholic beverages. Not included are; tanning and shipping of skins, transportation from Edmonton to Whitecourt, Alberta and wolf, coyote license and wildlife certificate, (approximately $85). This trip is scheduled to take place Dec 1 to Feb 15 in the 2017-2018 season. Please see Trent in his booth for more information on this exciting adventure.

    Value: $3,950*

    L-56  South Dakota - 2 Day - Pheasant and Hungarian Partridge Hunt for Five Hunters

    pheasant and partridgeStukel’s Upland Adventures
    Frank Stukel
    28698 339th Ave
    Gregory, South Dakota
    605-835-8941
    www.Stukelsuplandadventures

    First time donor, Stukel’s Upland Adventures offers this opportunity for up to five hunters to experience some of the very best wild pheasant hunting in North America! This two-day, field hunt is scheduled for September 30 and October 1, 2017 and cannot be deferred or changed to alternate dates. This trip may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($500 per hunter per day), additional days and/or non-hunters ($175 per person/per day). Hunters are responsible for a South Dakota Upland bird hunting license (approximately $75 each); transportation to and from Gregory, South Dakota; ammunition (available on site) and, tips. Accommodations during this hunt will be the Stukel’s full service, traditional hunting lodge complete with dining room, great room, bedrooms, indoor spa, sitting rooms and game room.

    The Gregory, South Dakota area is well known in upland circles as "ground zero" for wild pheasant hunting. Much of this land is marginal for farming and crops are not planted from fence line to fence line. Many thousands of acres remain in the CRP set aside program and native pheasants abound. The Stukel family owns and operates over 10,000 acres in the middle of this South Dakota wild pheasant hunting mecca and has assembled one of the premier hunting packages available. If your goal is to experience some of the best wild pheasant hunting available today, you must consider this auction offering! Stukel’s Upland Adventures attempts try to cover every detail and go the extra mile to be sure the hunting experience is much more than a quick "shoot."

    Value: $11,000*

    L-57  South Africa - 5 Day - Plains Game Safari for Two Hunters and Two Non-hunters

    plains game safariMa Twe Twe Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
    Hendrik Botha
    PO Box 973
    Marble Hall 0450
    South Africa
    27-82-922-8397
    www.matwetwesafaris.com

    Hendrik Botha and Ma twe twe Safaris offer this South Africa plains game safari for two hunters! The winning bidder and a hunting companion will hunt 2x1 for five days and share $1,000 in trophy fees. Two non-hunting companions are also included with this hunt. The daily rate for five days is included with this trip. Daily fees include the services of a Professional Hunter, trackers, skinners and the raw preparation of trophies harvested. Hunters may choose rifle (.270 or larger) or bow and arrow. This hunt is scheduled for 2017 but may be deferred by the hunter to 2018. Accommodations on this hunt will be air conditioned, luxury thatched chalets and include meals, open bar, daily laundry service. Transportation to and from Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and to and from the airport to camp are the hunters’ responsibility ($300 per group of 4 per trip). Hunters are also responsible for accommodations before and/or after the hunt; trophy fees for additional animals shot or wounded; daily rates for added days; dipping, packing and shipping of trophies; side trips; tips and telephone calls. Additional hunters are welcome ($350 per day plus trophy fees) as are non-hunters ($180 per day).

    Please note: No Ma Twe Twe donated hunt may be linked to another Ma Twe Twe Safari donated hunt.

    Value: $7,300*

    L-58  Wyoming - 2 Day – Sage Grouse Hunt for Two Hunters

    grouseSage Mountain Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Mike   Tyler Cantrell
    Box 1077
    Mountain View, Wyoming
    307-780-7800

    Looking for a unique adventure? Don’t miss this two day Sage Grouse hunt (sometimes referred to as Sage Chicken or Prairie Chicken) for two hunters in Wyoming! Sage Grouse hunting is not like any other game bird hunt! These birds will scare your pants off as they explode from the brush right at your feet. Adult, male Sage Grouse are 26 to 30 inches in length and weigh up to seven pounds. The bag limit for these birds is two birds per hunter per day. This is a shot gun hunt (#4 or #6 shot – lead shot permitted). This hunt is a morning and evening hunt. Mid-day lends the opportunity to visit famous Fort Bridger in Fort Bridger, Wyoming established in 1843 by real mountain man Jim Bridger. This hunt is date specific – September 16 & 17, 2017 – opening day of the season – makes for great hunting and tamer birds!

    Airport transfers are available ($360 per round trip). Hunters should plan to arrive in Mountain View, Wyoming the day prior to the hunt and depart the day after the hunt. Purchasers are responsible for licenses ($20 per day per hunter) and gratuities. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional days and/or additional hunters ($1,200 per day, per hunter). Hunters will be provided a recipe from Sage Mountain Outfitters to prepare these birds into a real delicacy.

    Value: $4,800*

    L-59  Alberta - 7 Day - Black Bear Hunt for Two Hunters

    black bearMackin Outfitting, Inc.        (Repeat Donor)
    Tyson and Angie Mackin
    Box 2516 Claresholm, Alberta
    403-625-0657
    www.mackinoutfitting.com

    Tyson Mackin has returned to the Northeast Michigan Chapter auction program with this opportunity for two hunters to hunt Alberta Black Bear – spot and stalk! This 2x1 guided hunt will take place in the Porcupine Hills area of southern Alberta and is scheduled for May 9 – May 17, 2017 spring bear season (April-May). Non-hunters are welcome at $200 per day. Transportation during this hunt will be by foot, vehicle, and/or Polaris Ranger. Accommodations during the hunt will be the outfitters home. Hunters are responsible for transportation to and from Calgary, Alberta; license and tag (approximately $320 each); and tips. Hunters may choose their weapons – no handguns. Don’t pass this opportunity to hunt with a quality outfitter!

  • Bob Parkey’s Taxidermy is offering a $500 discount on any sheep and/or any bear harvested on a trip purchased at the 2017 auction.
  • Value: $6,000*

    L-60  Texas - 5 Day - Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

    deer huntSledgehammer Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Ron Bivens
    307 East 2nd Street
    Hedley, Texas 79237
    814-251-2189
    www.sledgehammeroutfitters.weebly.com

    Repeat donor, Ron Bivens and Sledgehammer Outfitters offer this five day, guided hunt for whitetail deer near Hedley, Texas. This hunt is scheduled for the 2017 season but may be deferred to the 2018 season. Buyer should contact the outfitter for available dates right away. Thus hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($3,000) and/or non-hunters (see outfitter for pricing information). Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license – approximately $317 (may be purchased over the counter) and tips. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Hedley, Texas. This is a rifle only hunt - .270 or larger caliber. Lodging and meals are included. Hunter should arrive the Sunday preceding the five day hunt and plan to depart on the Saturday after the hunt.

    Value: $3,000*

    L-61  Spain – 4 Day – Spanish Mouflon Sheep Hunt for One Hunter

    spanish mouflon sheep huntNacho Arias Spanish Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
    Nacho Arias
    La Tea n7
    10.600 Plasencia (Cac'eres)
    Spain
    34-649-94-21-07
    www.nachoariaspanishunt.com

    Repeat donor, Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts offers this opportunity for one hunter to hunt Spanish Mouflon Sheep! This 4 day hunt is scheduled for the 2017 hunting season and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunt will terminate upon taking or wounding of animal. Hunter will be accompanied by an English speaking guide and will hunt 1x1 for a Spanish Mouflon Sheep scoring up to 185 inches. Included with this hunt are: reception at the Madrid airport; assistance with the clearance of firearms at the airport in Madrid; transportation from the airport to the hunting area; services of a professional hunter and local game scouts. This hunt may be upgraded to include a higher scoring Red Deer (per regular price list); Gredos-Beceite – Southeastern and Ronda Ibex ($6,400 each); Pyrenean and Cantabrian Chamois ($5,500 each); Fallow Deer and or Spanish Red Deer ($4,500 each); Barbary Sheep ($6,500); Balearian Goat ($5,500 each); and/or, additional hunters ($750 per day) and non-hunters at $350 per day. Nacho Arias has a strong reputation for offering nothing but first class hunts with great attention to insure a very personal hunting experience! Sightseeing and shopping are popular attractions after the hunt is completed. Hunter is responsible for the cost of air fare to Madrid, Spain and return; hotels in Madrid; hunting license ($250), taxidermy fees ($300) shipping of trophy; tips; and 21% VAT on the total value of the hunt ($7,500). Chapter members who have hunted with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts report having experienced exceptional hunts with tremendous sight-seeing and shopping!

    Please Note: Buyer must not be a former client/hunter with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts. Additionally, this hunt may not be combined with any other Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts donation.

    Value: $7,500*

    L-62  Argentina - 4 Day - Dove Shooting Safari for Three Hunters

    argentina dove huntingOcHunting Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Octavio Crespo
    Cordoba, Argentina
    54-9-351-2955500
    www.ocoutfitters.net

    Octavio Crespo and OC Hunting Outfitters offers this 4 day, 3 night dove shooting safari for three hunters ((6 shooting sessions)! This hunt must be scheduled on available dates prior to March 2018. This hunt will take place in Villa del Totoral, Argentina on 27,000 acres of low, rolling hills. This property features water holes, brush, streams and crop fields. Lodging during this hunt will be at the private, Estancia Rio de Piedras. Full board of drinks and meals with a highly qualified field and house staff are included with this hunt. Arrival and departure points for this hunt are Cordoba International Airport. Hunters will be picked up and returned to the airport in Cordoba. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Cordoba, Argentina; license fees ($70 per day per gun); gun entry permit ($160 per gun); bird boys ($40 per day); shells ($13 per box) and/or tips. Hunters may rent guns from the outfitter ($70 per day). This hunt may be upgraded to include up to eight additional hunters ($1,650 each – discounted from regular price of ($2,250 per hunter) and/or non-hunters ($275 per day). Octavio Crespo is President of the Cordoba Outfitters Hunting Association and has been providing quality hunts to international hunters for twenty years! Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a true bird hunting safari!

    Value: $6,750*

    L-63  South Dakota – 4 Day - Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

    deer huntParadise Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
    Cody Henderson
    16994 111th Street
    Lodgepole, South Dakota 57640
    605-564-2370
    www.sdhuntingparadise.com

    Repeat donor, Paradise Outfitters offers this four day Whitetail Deer hunt for one hunter in Perkins County, South Dakota! This 4 day/4 night, archery deer hunt is scheduled for 2017 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunter will hunt 1x1 during this hunt. Additional hunters are welcome ($2,900 each). Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Lodgepole, South Dakota, licenses (available on-line) archery deer tag, and tips. Chapter members who have hunted with Paradise Outfitters have remarked about the abundance of game and the quality hunt experience they enjoyed. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience some of the very best pheasant hunting North America has to offer!

    Value: $2,900*

    L-64  Namibia - 5 Day - Hartman's Zebra Hunt for Four Hunters

    zebraWild Wildebeest Safaris
    Tony du Bruyn
    Farm Drinkpan
    Thababimbi, Limpopo
    South Africa
    27-82-717-4351
    www.wildwildebeestsafaris.com

    Wild Wildebeest Safaris offers this opportunity for four hunters to hunt Hartmann’s Zebra in Namibia. Each hunter may harvest one zebra ($500 trophy fee credit for each hunter – trophy fee for Hartmann’s Zebra is $940). Hunters will hunt 2 x 1. This hunt is scheduled for 2017(May to October) but may be deferred to 2018. Hunters may add plains game as listed on the website price list. Additional hunters are welcome at $350 per day and non-hunters at $250 per day. Hunters may elect to hunt with rifle (.270 or larger) or bow. Hunter is responsible for: transportation to and from Windhoek, Namibia (fly to Johannesburg connect to Windhoek, Namibia); $180 per person on day of arrival and day of departure; balance of trophy fee for Zebra ($440 per hunter) and trophy fees per price list for other plains game harvested; and tips. Accommodations during this safari will be a lodge with en suite facilities.

    Value: $12,500*

    L-65  Michigan - Emerald Cut Swiss Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring

    blue topaz and diamond ringJewel Craft International        (Repeat Donor)
    Joe Karcher and Mike Young
    Novi, Michigan
    248-344-4400

    This beautiful ring is a unique Swiss Blue Topaz set in 14 kt. white gold. This highly sought after, Emerald cut, center stone is a rare Swiss Blue, and is over 4 ct. in weight. This uniquely cut center stone is surrounded by 30 shimmering genuine diamonds. His classis yet cutting edge design combined with the hard to find genuine emerald cut shape Swiss Blue Topaz might make this best hunting insurance you have ever purchased. This custom ring is available in any size.

    Value: $4,000*

    L-66  Michigan - Queen Aspen Bed, Mattress & Box Spring; Dresser; Night Stand; Quilt and Sheets

    aspen bed mattress box spring dresser nightstand quilt and sheetsNorthern Accents        (Repeat Donor)
    Tony and Diane Zografos
    211 S State St.
    Harrisville, Michigan 48740
    989-724-5404

    Imagine this beautiful, queen-size, Aspen bed, matching dresser, night stand, mattress, box spring, quilt and sheets adorning the bedroom in your Northern Michigan home. This warm, queen size quilt can be used in any hunting home. This quilt is sure to keep your “special someone” warm on those cold, winter nights! The quilt, bed, dresser, chest and night stand are on display in the main banquet hall. You really need to take a close look at the craftsmanship and beauty of this complete bedroom set – bed, dresser, night-stand, quilt and sheet combination!

    Value: $5,000*

    L-67  South Africa - 10 Day - Springbuck, Impala, Fallow Deer and Ostrich Hunt for One Hunter

    south africa huntSouthern Cross Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
    Chris Cawood
    PO Box 12
    Mortimer, South Africa
    27 48 886 0606
    www.southerncrosshunting.net/contact-us

    RRepeat donor, Southern Cross Safaris offers this 10 day African Plains Game Safari for one hunter. This hunt is scheduled for 2017 but may be extended until March 2018. This is a rifle (.30 caliber or larger) hunt in South Africa’s Eastern Cape region. Hunter will pursue Springbuck, Impala, Fallow Deer and Ostrich. This hunt includes trophy fees for the above listed animals, Professional Hunter fees, licenses and accommodations during the hunt. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from the hunt arrival point in South Africa and tips. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional days ($475 per day), non-hunters ($150 per day), additional hunters ($350 per day plus trophy fees) and /or additional species at established rates.

    Value: $8,952*

    L-68  Nevada - Trophy Room Taxidermy Cleaning

    trophy room cleaningOld Wolf Taxidermy Cleaning and Repair        (Repeat Donor)
    Fritz Richards
    220 Finch Way
    Washoe Valley, Nevada 89704
    775-303-2969
    www.oldwolftaxidermycleaning.com

    Old Wolf Taxidermy Cleaning in Washoe Valley, Nevada offers this in-home, trophy room mount cleaning and insect inspection! Fritz Richards, a licensed and insured taxidermist with thirty years of experience, will come to your home, inspect designated mounts, clean them, make repairs and/or refurbish habitats as needed. Keep your trophy-collection looking like new! Let Old Wolf remove dust, smoke, oils and cobwebs and restore the luster and touch up minor scuffs in your own home! There is a $1,500 cap (sufficient to take care of most trophy rooms) on this donation but additional work can be added at regular rates. This donation must be used within twelve months of the March 4, 2017 auction date. Purchaser is responsible for round trip travel, room, meals, and materials expenses.

    Value: $1,500*

    L-69  Michigan - Redtick Hound Puppy

    redtick hound puppyA very cute Redtick hound puppy! This Michigan bred puppy will be on display in the auction hall throughout the evening. This puppy has a great pedigree going back generations! This breeder has been producing high-quality, family companion dogs for several years. Intent and purpose, along with some of the finest hunting lines in the country, go into each puppy! When this puppy nine week old puppy goes home, it will have received its first shots; been wormed; due claws removed; and have been well socialized. Be sure to get a good look at what is sure to be your next best hunting partner and your kids’ new best friend!!

    (Picture is a sample – not actual puppy to be sold)

    Value: Priceless*






    Tax Deductibility Statement

    As a 501 (C) (4), non-profit organization (as opposed to a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization), purchases of items or raffle tickets, donations, or any amounts paid to the Northeast Michigan Chapter of SCI do not qualify as charitable deductions for tax purposes. Also, as required by law, all winners of raffle prizes valued in excess of $600 and/or in excess of 300 times the raffle wager, will be issued a W-2G form for income tax purposes.