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Auction Program - 18th Annual

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Northeast Michigan Chapter
Safari Club International

February 25, 26 and 27, 2016
The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Traverse City
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Alberta – 6 Day – Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

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

First time 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 2016 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); Mule Deer; 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/room). This is a rifle hunt (muzzleloaders welcome). The outfitter recommends rifle calibers of .270 and up for this 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*

Alberta – 8 Day – Archery Whitetail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

whitetail deer huntHomestead Outfitters Alberta        (Repeat Donor)
Bob & Jocelyn Heyde
Box 97
Frouard Mission, Alberta
780-751-2252
E-mail: bjheyde@telusplanet.net

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 cannot be deferred to an alternate year. 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 $1,600 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*

Alberta – 7 Day – Mountain Mule Deer for One Hunter

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

Livingstone Outfitters offers this seven-day hunt for Mule Deer for one hunter in southwest Alberta! This hunt is to be scheduled with the outfitter during the 2016 hunting season (October 24 to October 31) or on available dates in 2017. This hunt may be upgraded to include: Whitetail 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; Mule 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. This hunt is planned as a rifle hunt but hunter may elect to hunt with archery equipment. Here is your opportunity to hunt with a young outfitter who has spent his entire life hunting in the mountains!

Value: $6,500*

Alberta – 6 Day – Timber Wolf and Coyote Hunt and Trapline Experience for One Hunter/Trapper

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

Laurent Vasseur and Mahegan Outfiitter offer this opportunity for one hunter/trapper to experience a true wilderness trapline in northwest Alberta! This six day, two on one guided experience is scheduled for the 2016season (March - December) but may be deferred to an alternate year. The experience may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($3,900 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*

Alberta – 6 Day – 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 and wolf in Northern Alberta! This 2x1 guided, hunt is scheduled for spring 2016 but may be deferred until 2017. Hunter may choose rifle, bow and arrow, cross bow or muzzleloader. 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 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!

Value: $3,750*

British Columbia – 9 Day - Mt. Goat Hunt for One Hunter

mtn goat huntGolden Bear Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Greg Williams
Box 60
Charlie Lake, British Columbia VOC1HO
250-827-3648
www.goldenbearoutfitting.com

Hunt Northwest British Columbia Mt. Goat with Golden Bear Outfitting! Golden Bear hunts the Telegraph Creek – Stikine River area of British Columbia. This guide area is a vast territory encompassing over 8,000 square miles – a large percentage of which has been untouched for almost forty years and parts of the guide area have never experienced the presence of a human being! This guide area is the oldest established guide area in northern British Columbia and has long been a favorite hunting area for sportsmen. This one-on-one, guided hunt is scheduled for 2016 but may be deferred until the 2017 or 2018 season. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional species (standard rates apply); additional hunters ($8,850) and/or non-hunters ($250 per day/per person); additional days ($500 per day); and/or a personal packer ($200 per day). Hunter is responsible for the following costs: non-resident hunting license ($200); Mt. Goat tag ($380); round-trip air charter from Juneau, Alaska to camp ($1,500); Non-resident Hunt Preservation Fee ($200); taxes; government royalty fee ($150) and tips. There is an additional $25 permit fee to be paid to the air service in Juneau. Accommodations during this hunt will be a cabin or a tent depending on the specific hunt area. Hunter should anticipate one night in Juneau both before and after the hunt (approximately $200 per night). Hunter may choose his/her weapon – rifle, bow or muzzleloader - no handguns. Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt with one of British Columbia’s longest standing hunting operations and an outfitter with an absolutely stellar reputation!

Value: $8,850

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 2016 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. 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; Elk tag; 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*

British Columbia – 10 Day - Bison with option for Moose, Elk, or Mt. Goat Hunt 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 Bison with an option to add moose, elk or Mt. Goat for one hunter in Northeast British Columbia’s Sikanni River Valley. This hunt is scheduled for the 2016 season but may be deferred until 2017. 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 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 ($250 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 are second to none!

Value: $11,900

British Columbia – 5 Day – Black Bear Hunt for Two

black bear huntWicked River Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Trevis Booker
Box 569
Hudson's Hope, British Columbia
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) 2016. British Columbia Black Bear hunts are spot and stalk hunts. Hunters may choose rifle, muzzleloader or bow and arrow. Additional hunters are welcome at $4,500 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!

Value: $9,000*

Colorado – 5 Day – Semi-guided, Archery Elk and Black Bear Hunt for Two Hunters

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 two hunters (two animals each hunter). This archery only hunt will take place near Meeker, Colorado. Hunt is scheduled for August 30 through September 26, 2016 (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 ($619) 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.

Value: $5,000*

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.com

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 18 – 20, 2016 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*

Kansas – 2 1/2 Day Eastern Turkey Hunt for Two Hunters

turkey huntCountry Rhoades Guide Service        (Repeat Donor)
Charles Rhoades
13661 S. California Rd.
Carbondale, Kansas
785-845-0720

Charles Rhoades and Country Rhoades Guide Service offer this two and ½ day, Kansas turkey hunt for one hunter. Birds in the 20 pound plus range are fairly common! This hunt is scheduled for spring 2016 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This Eastern, Rio Grande or Hybrid Turkey hunt is a two bird hunt that will take place in Osage County, Kansas. This hunt is a 1x1, guided hunt. This hunting experience may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($1,200 each – non- hunters and non-hunters $150 per day per person. Hunt includes lodging in a hotel. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Topeka, Kansas. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a Kansas hunting license and turkey tags. This is a shotgun or bow hunt.

Value: $2,400*

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

tiLong 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 2016 (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 ($3,000) 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.

Value: $3,000*

Michigan – Full Length, Norwegian Blue Fox Fur Coat with Hood

norwegian blue fox fur coat with hood

The Northeast Michigan Chapter is offering for auction this beautiful, full length, Norwegian Blue Fox fur coat with hood! Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase a beautiful fur coat for that very special someone in your life! This coat is sized medium/large and cannot be exchanged. Proceeds from the sale of this luxurious fur coat will be used to support the Chapter’s Safari Wish Program. Why not make a wish come true for two people – the lucky lady who receives the coat and a special youngster whose wish will come true on a Safari Wish Hunt? One of the ticket girls will be wearing this coat around the banquet hall prior to the auction sale. There is no reserve on this item – it will sell to the highest bidder!

Value: $10,800*

Montana - 5 Day - Elk Hunt for One Hunter

elk huntLone Wolf Guide Service        (Repeat Donor)
Phillip & Chelsea Bowers
P.O. Box 631
Livingston, Montana
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 2016 (specific dates to be determined) and cannot be deferred. This hunt will terminate when hunter kills and Elk. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($3,500 each) and/or non-hunters ($200 per day). Transportation during this hunt will be by horseback and by foot. This hunt requires a draw (March 15 deadline) – 90% draw success is predicted. This is a rifle hunt (.30-06 or larger caliber required). Phillip Bowers is a second generation, dedicated outfitter with a high rate of success on trophy bulls!

Value: $3,500*

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 2016 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 new governmental export fee to be imposed in 2016 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*

Nunavut – 4 Day – Greenland Musk Ox Hunt for Two Hunters

musk ox huntCanada North Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Shane Black & John Sauro
P.O. 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 2016 (March 15 through April 15) spring season or the 2017 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: $16,900

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 2016 or 2017 hunting season (March – October) for ten 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: $10,900*

South Dakota – 3 Day – Upland Game Bird Hunt for Two Hunters

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

Repeat donor, Paradise Outfitters offers this three day upland game bird/varmint hunt for two hunters in Perkins County, South Dakota! While South Dakota has long been known for fantastic Ring-neck Pheasant hunting, many sportsmen have discovered that the West River South Dakota area has a wonderful diversity of upland game birds and big game! This hunt is to be scheduled for late October to early December 2016 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year or month. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($2,100 each), non-hunters ($150 per day per person), and/or varmints. This hunt includes lodging, meals and bird cleaning. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Lodgepole, South Dakota, small game license and tips. While not required, if buyer brings two additional hunters at the regular price with them, the hunting party will be the exclusive guests at the ranch during this hunt. 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: $4,200*

Wyoming – 4 Day – Mule Deer Hunt for One Hunter

mule deer huntBig Horn Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Dustin DeCroo & Rich Sweeny
15 Helen Lane
Banner, Wyoming 82832
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 Mule Deer (rifle or archery). This hunt is scheduled for 2016 and requires a draw (draw deadline is May 31, 2016 with 99% chance of drawing the first year) but may be deferred until a tag is drawn. This hunt may be upgraded to an archery hunt, to include non-hunters hunters ($150 per day per non-hunter and/or Antelope ($1,750). 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 ($552); (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*

Wyoming -3 Day – Antelope Hunt for Two Hunters

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

Long time donor, Mike Cantrell and Sage Mountain Outfitters, offer this three day, 2x1, guided hunt for Pronghorn Antelope in Southwest Wyoming! This hunt is scheduled for the 2016 season (August 15 to October 31). This hunt may be upgraded to include additional days ($800 per day upon approval of outfitter), additional hunters ($2,200 each) and/or non-hunters ($600 each). The hunt arrival and departure point is Mountain View, Wyoming. Pick-up and return to the airport can be arranged ($300 per person). Accommodations during this hunt will be a bunk house. Continental breakfast and field lunches provided. Hunter may select his/her weapon- rifle, archery or muzzleloader. Each hunter is responsible for the cost of a license (approximately $526) and tips. A draw is required for this hunt (95% chance of success the first year – purchaser is strongly encouraged to purchase a preference point prior to the draw date). Draw application deadline is March 15, 2016.

Value: $4,400*

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*

Wyoming - 3 Day - Antelope Hunt for Two Hunters

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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 2016 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This hunt may be upgraded to include Mule Deer ($4,100), additional hunters ($2,450) and/or non-hunters ($650). 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 ($286 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 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! 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*

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 2017. 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!

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

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 2016, 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*

Alberta - 6 Day - Mountain Mule Deer or Rocky Mountain Elk 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 or Rocky Mountain Elk in western Alberta! This six day, 1x1 guided hunt is scheduled on available dates between September 17 and October 30, 2016 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, Mule Deer, 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

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

Groat Creek Outfitters offers the opportunity to experience a true trap line in north-central Alberta! This six-day experience is scheduled for the 2017 season (season begins December 1, 2016 and ends March 31, 2017). This experience may be upgraded to include coyote and/or wolf depending on the time of the trap line experience. Trapper may purchase any of the furs harvested at current market rates. This trap line experience is rifle only. Accommodations during this hunt will be a ranch house. Meals will be with the Outfitter’s family. Trappers are responsible for the cost of a license and tag (approximately $100), transportation to the Whitecourt, Alberta and tips. Don’t miss this true winter trapping experience!

Value: $3,950*

Alberta - 7 Day - Elk Hunt for One Hunter

elk huntCorey Kristoff's Classic Mountain Hunts        (Repeat Donor)
Corey Kristoff
Box 441
Cremona, Alberta TOM ORO
403-844-9127
www.classicmuntainhunts.com

Repeat donor Corey Kristoff offers this special opportunity to hunt trophy Elk in western Canada. This is a seven-day, one-on-one, guided hunt and is scheduled for the 2016 season. The hunt may be deferred until 2017 with the outfitter’s mutual agreement on specific dates (Specific hunt dates to be scheduled with outfitter on available dates in 2016 or 2017). 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, wolf and/or Big Horn Sheep (current market prices). Additional hunters ($9,000) 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 and tag; and tips. Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt with one of Alberta’s finest young outfitters!

Value: $9,000*

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.classicmuntainhunts.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 2016 or 2017. This is fantastic holiday adventure the whole family can enjoy! The trip arrival and departure point is Calgary, Alberta.

Value: $2,000*

Argentina - 4 Day - Duck Hunting Safari for Two Hunters

argentina duck huntingOc Outfitters        (Repeat Donor)
Octavio Crespo
Cordoba, Agentina
0054-9-351-295-5500
www.ocoutfitters.net

Octavio Crespo and OC Hunting Outfitters offers this 4 days, 3 nights duck hunting safari for two hunters! This hunt must be scheduled on available dates prior to March 2017.This hunt will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 27,000 acres of low rolling hills, water holes, lagoons and marshes. Lodging (double occupancy) and meals during this hunt will be at the Hotel Estancia “Pampa Lodge”. Breakfast and Dinners will be served at the hotel. Lunch will be served in the field. Wine, beer, sodas, and water are included with meals. Arrival and departure point for this hunt is Ezeiza International Airport. Hunters will be picked up and returned to the airport. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Buenos Aires; license fees ($100 per stay); shells ($15 per box), Bird bou tips ($50 per day); and airport transfer fee of $300 round trip; and/or tips. Hunters may rent guns from the outfitter ($70 per day). This hunt may be upgraded to include up to four additional hunters ($2,955 each). 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 duck hunting safari!

Value: $5,910*

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 Mt. 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 2016 and cannot be deferred. This hunt may be upgraded to include: Lynx ($2,500); Bobcat (1,500; 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

British Columbia - 7 Day - Lynx Hunt for One Hunter

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

This seven-day winter adventure is scheduled for available dates in 2016 and cannot be deferred. This hunt will be conducted from snowmobiles. This trip will take place at the same time other hunters are pursuing cougar so there will be a lot of cat hunting action and excitement after the lynx is harvested! Accommodations for this hunt will be a new lodge. This hunt may be upgraded to include Cougar ($6,000), Bobcat ($1,500) and/or Mule Deer ($3,500) on a trophy fee basis. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a hunting license, tag, and NRHP fee ($550). The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Kamloops or Clinton, British Columbia.

Value: $6,500*

British Columbia - 5 Day - Black Tail Deer Hunt for One Hunter

black tail deer huntCoastal Inlet Adventures        (Repeat Donor)
Brad Lister
2678 Weldwood Rd.
Powell River, British Columbia V8AOL4
604-487-0682

Hunt black Tail Deer is southwest British Columbia with Coastal Inlet Adventures! This five day, 1X1 guided hunt is to be scheduled on available dates in 2016 but can be deferred to an alternate year with the agreement of the outfitter. This hunt can be upgraded to include: additional hunters ($5,000 each); non-hunters ($200 per hunter); and/or cougar ($5,000). Transportation during this hunt will be by ATV and by foot. Hunter may choose rifle or bow. The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Powell River, British Columbia. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license ($180); tag ($175) a Non-resident Hunt Preservation fee ($200); 5% GST; Cities Permit if Cougar is harvested; and tips. Coastal BC is perhaps one of the most scenic places to hunt in all of North America! Don’t pass this opportunity to take a great Black Tail Deer with an outfitter who has earned a very positive reputation for the quality of his hunts!

Value: $5,000*

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

Stone Mountain Safaris offers this opportunity to hunt trophy Stone Sheep! This hunt is to be scheduled for the 2017 hunting season and may be deferred to 2018 (limited hunt schedule opportunities for 2016 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!

Value: $38,500

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 2016 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*

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

kansas whitetail deer huntTriple H Outfitters
Donovan Huehl
429 E. Court St.
Lincon, Kansas 67455
785-488-5120
E-mail: dhuehl@sbcglobal.net

Long time Chapter supporter and prior auction donor, Donovan Huehl, has returned to the Northeast Michigan Chapter auction program with a new outfit - Triple H Outfitters. Triple H has provided this EXCLUSIVE opportunity to hunt trophy whitetail in North Central Kansas. This hunt is scheduled for Fall (November or December) 2016, but can be deferred until 2017 if hunter does not draw a tag for 2016. Triple H Outfitters is completely booked for 2016, 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 have 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 one of the best whitetail areas in the mid-west.

Value: $5,500*

Mexico - 10 Day - Desert Big Horn 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 Big Horn Sheep hunt on Carmen Island in Mexico! Carmen Island has been established as an experimental location to re-establish Desert Big Horn Sheep in the Sea of Cortez. This location is one of the premier locations for Desert Big Horn 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 2017-18 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 and includes license, gun permit and trophy export papers. Bidder may harvest a Desert Big Horn 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 Big Horn Hunts! We don’t believe you can buy a Desert Big Horn 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.

Value: $58,000

Michigan - 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

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, extended 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*

Michigan - 1 Day - Pheasant Hunt for up to 4 Hunters

pheasant huntCedar Run Hunt Club        (Repeat Donor)
Randy Vollmar
4314 Cass City Road
Cass City, Michigan

Cedar Run Hunt Club offers this opportunity for up to 4 hunters to hunt pheasant (40 birds max) near Cass City, Michigan. No dog is provided so hunters are free to bring their own dogs if they wish. This hunt is scheduled for the 2016 season and requires each hunter to possess a small game hunting license. Board members who have hunted with Cedar Run report that they had an exceptional hunt and a great day in the field!

Value: $1,250*

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

Michigan - Crushed Opal Jewelry Set

crushed opal jewelry setJewel Craft International        (Repeat Donor)
Joe Karcher & Mike Young
Novi, Michigan
248-344-4400

The collection is back again by popular demand and is available in stunning blue or classic white opal. This set features a neckless, ring and bracelet, and this year, we have added a set of beautiful earrings. Don’t miss your chance to own our rarest and highest in demand opal jewelry. Any size ring is available.

Value: $3,200*

Michigan - Sky Blue Topaz or Amethyst Bracelet

blue topaz or amethyst braceletJewel Craft International        (Repeat Donor)
Joe Karcher & Mike Young
Novi, Michigan
248-344-4400

Ladies choice - an absolutely beautiful bracelet with 18 perfectly cut Blue Topaz or Amethyst oval gem stones! Each bracelet has 9 caret total weight of gem stones and set in a classic 14 kt gold setting. Your lady will love this because she can wear it with jeans or dressed up in her best. Jewel Craft can size it if needed for a perfect fit.

Value: $4,000*

Michigan - Topaz and Diamonds Cluster Ring

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

Swiss Blue Topaz, London Blue Topaz, Sky Blue Topaz and Diamonds set in a beautiful 14kt gold cluster ring. This is an absolutely stunning piece of fine jewelry! All your favorite colors & cuts of Blue Topaz combined to create a perfect piece of art. Three shapes and cuts of Blue Topaz gemstones total over 4 ct and are accented by sparkling diamonds. Each of the two diamonds is 1.8 mm each. This ring is a must see and must have!

Value: $4,000*

Michigan - One-Half Day - Lake Huron Walleye Charter for Four

fishing charterTrout Scout Charters        (Repeat Donor)
Captain Ed Retherford
220 Richardson
Alpena, Michigan 49707
989-356-9361
www.troutscoutcharters.org

The successful bidder on this item and three other people will be the guests of Captain Ed Retherford aboard the “Trout Scout,” a fully equipped fishing machine for a one-half day charter for Walleye out of Alpena, Michigan. You and the members of your party will be provided with absolutely all required fishing equipment! All you need is a valid Michigan fishing license, lunch and beverages. This Charter trip is to be scheduled with Captain Ed Retherford on an available date in May or June 2016 or 2017. Trout Scout Charters has been a loyal supporter of the Northeast Michigan Chapter for many years!

Value: $600*

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 its 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:
Dan Welch        (Repeat Donor)
2708 Reeves Rd.
Curran, Michigan
989-370-4770

Value: $1,200*

Michigan - Upper Peninsula Three Day Get Away Tour 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 UP Michigan get away experience!

Value: $800*

Missouri - 5 Day - Whitetail Deer hunt for One Hunter

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

First time donor, 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 3-7, 2016 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. Hunter may choose rifle, bow or muzzleloader.
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*

Missouri - 3 Day - Two Birds Turkey hunt for Two Hunters

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

First time donor, 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 18 and May 10, 2016 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 coat of a licenses ($190 over the counter) and tips. This hunt includes lodge accommodations near Novelty, Missouri and includes meals. This is a shot gun hunt (#4 shot or larger).

Value: $1,120*

Montana - 8 Day - Mule Deer Hunt for Two Hunters

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 two hunters! This hunt is scheduled for 2017. Hunters may request 2016 dates if tags and space are available. Hunters may choose their weapons – rifle, archery, muzzleloader. This hunt may be upgraded to include antelope, additional hunters and/or non-hunters ($250 per day per person). Accommodations during this hunt will be a lodge. Licenses, and tips are the responsibility of the hunters. 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. This hunt carries a 100% money back guarantee if hunters do not have an opportunity on a 4x4 Mule Deer standing broadside within three hundred yards! Hunters may also bring one youth hunter (age 12-17) just for the cost of a license ($400). Youth hunter may shoot a guides choice Mule Deer buck 3x3 or less! Don’t pass this very special opportunity to hunt Mule Deer!

Value: $9,500

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 February 26, 2016 auction date. Purchaser is responsible for round trip travel, room, meals, and materials expenses.

Value: $1,500*

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 2016 but may be deferred until 2017 with the outfitter’s agreement on specific dates. Hunter is responsible for the cost of a hunting license and moose tag (approximately $540) 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 $4,500 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: $4,500*

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
575-687-3377
www.runninghhunts.com

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 two on one hunt is scheduled for 2016 but can be deferred to 2017. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters at the established rate ($4,800) 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 comfortable, p 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 $380) – can be purchased over the counter. Don’t miss the opportunity to hunt Desert Mule Deer with a highly respected outfitter!

Value: $4,800*

NWT - 12 Day - Dall Sheep, 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 Dall sheep, wolf and wolverine in the Northwest Territories. The lucky high bidder on this hunt will experience some of the best sheep hunting North America has to offer! Outfitter Stan Stevens has established an outstanding reputation for producing quality sheep for his hunters over a very long career in the outfitting business. A previous auction hunter saw 20 Rams in the first hour of his hunt! He harvested a 40 inch trophy ram (pictured)! This 12 day (10 days hunting), one-on-one, fully guided hunt is to be scheduled for July 2017. Bidder needs 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 ($1,200), license, tags, GST, tips and NWT government trophy fee (approximately $900 per animal). Non-hunters are welcome at $200 per day. Additional hunters may be added as negotiated with outfitter. This hunt may be upgraded to include caribou for a trophy fee of $4,000 after a sheep is harvested. Non-hunters are welcome at $250 per day.

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

Value: $23,500

Ohio - 3 Day - Whitetail Deer Hunt for Two Hunters

whitetail deer huntBriarwood Sporting Club        (Repeat Donor)
Chris Daniels
P.O. Box 760
Bellefontaine, Ohio
937-593-8045
www.BriarwoodWhitetails.com

First time Donor, Briarwood Sporting Club in Bellefontaine, Ohio has generously donated this three day – four night hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail deer! Included with this hunt are: daily fees for two hunters ($2,000 value split between the two hunters), a two thousand dollar credit toward the harvest fee of two trophy whitetails, lodging, meals, beverages, professional guide, and transportation of trophies to a local meat processor/taxidermist. Method of take is hunter’s choice. Hunter may upgrade this hunt to include additional hunters; additional animals and/or a higher scoring animal. Hunt to be scheduled on available dates between September 20 and December 17, 2016. This hunt may be deferred to 2017 with mutual agreement of outfitter on specific dates. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Briarwood (45 minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio); taxidermy; meat processing; shipping of trophy and gratuities.

Value: $4,000*

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

cape buffalo huntAuthentic African Adventures
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 2016 or 2017 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: $12,000

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

plains game safariMa twe twe Safaris        (Repeat Donor)
Hendrik Botha
P.O. 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 2016 but may be deferred by the hunter to 2017. 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: $6,300*

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

plains game safariRestless 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 seven day plains game safari for two hunters. 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 2016 season but may be deferred with the agreement of the outfitter on specific dates. This plains game safari includes professional hunter daily rates and trophy fees totaling $4,000 combined. 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*

South Africa - 6 Day Photo Safari for Two People

6 day photo safariZulu Nyala Game Lodge        (Repeat Donor)
Trevor Shaw
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 the Zulu Nyala - Game Lodge, Zulu Nyala - Heritage Safari Lodge or Zulu Nyala - Nyati Lodge (depending on availability), all of which are located in a private game reserve where great numbers of Africa’s wild animals roam. This is a very luxurious setting. A stunning stone-and thatch hilltop lodge or an elegant hotel filled with comfort and hospitality. Cool lounges, wide verandas, sparkling swimming pools and a well-maintained tennis court make being “in camp” a relaxing, pleasurable experience. There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including wildlife viewing rides in comfortable safari vehicles; 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. Additional safari participants are welcome at the special, discounted price ($5,950 per couple), children 12 or under at 50%. Trip to be taken in 2016 or 2017.

Value: $5,950*

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; full 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*

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*

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 2016 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunt 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*

Wyoming - 4 Day - Summer Pack Trip for Four Adventurers

pack trip for 4Lee Livingston Outfitting        (Repeat Donor)
Lee Livingston
29 Pack Saddle 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, hiling, 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 outifts in Wyoming and are delighted to offer this trip in support of the Northeast Michigan Chapter – Safari Club International.

Value: $5,440*

Yukon - 10 Day - Mountain Caribou, Wolf, Black Bear and Wolverine Hunt for One Hunter

mtn caribou, wolf, black bear and wolverine huntTrophy Stone Outfitting
Dean Sandulak
Box 33142
Whitehorse, Yukon
867-667-6337

Hunt the central Yukon Territory with Trophy Stone Outfitting for trophy Mountain Caribou, wolf, Black Bear and wolverine! This hunt is scheduled for September 3 – 15, 2016 and cannot be deferred. This one on one guided hunt will be conducted using a vehicle and/or a boat. Hunter is responsible for license and tags (approximately $550); air charter to camp ($1890.00). Accommodations during this hunt will be a cabin. This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters ($12,500 and/or non-hunters ($500 per person/per day); grizzly ($7,000); Moose ($7,000) and/or Stone Sheep ($30,000). The arrival and departure point for this rifle hunt will be Whitehorse, Yukon. Hunter is also responsible for a hotel room in Whitehorse the night before and the night after the hunt (approximately $200 per night). Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the Yukon during the spring bear hunting season!

Value: $12,500


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