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    This years Fund Raiser Gun Raffle is Oct 5th Gary says: "Tickets are completed for 2019 Founders Gun Raffle. Tuesday we will distribute tickets, go over prizes-raffles food- manpower- how we are handling sales etc.  hope you all can attend.any questions on tickets please contact me- Dave Wagner or Rick Ricci"
 
 



Learning, Conservation and just plain Fun during this years Tiffin-City Day Camp
Thank You Volunteers Jim, Dave, Steve, Tom, Wayne, Dale, Joe, Janet, others.... 
  


Thanks to all who came out for the July Club Meeting!
 
 
 




Our Summer Youth Rifle Program.
Thank You Teachers  
See Shooting Sports Director Dave Wagner for future participation and/or Volunteering  
 
 
 





The Opportunity Center Fishermen of Summer 2019 
 
 
 
 
 
Thank You Volunteers!
Steve W. Gary S. Gary T. 
Wayne F.

BTW, We could use MORE Volunteers!
(Click HERE for the 2019 Summer schedule)

(A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work...)
 



Summer Youth Archery Program:
 Thanks Nate for taking the Pics
 Thanks Volunteers! Nate, Nickey, Gary, Steve and Larry
The Teachers get to shoot too!!!
 Instructor and Master Archer Larry
 
 




  • Wayne S. mentioned the club roof will need painting... Due to the age of the active members, we will likely have the work hired out.  
  • Steve has info about the new "Outdoor adventure club" formed at the Fremont city schools... 
  • We have applied for a new ODNR  grant idea:  Starting a Family Camp Out and Fishing event.  This would be a complete family activity to experience catching, cleaning and cooking their own caught fish
  • Dave and his team are studying the various options for new storage at the lower range. 
  • Congrats to Mile Huff our 2019 Tobin Award Winner....... Thanks Mike for all the great work and dedication over the many years of your service to Tiffin-Seneca IWLA!







Conservation News

Cover crops and 'no-till' called future of farming by soil expertSoil health specialist James Hoorman demonstrates how cover crops and "no-till" methods can improve the soil structure for farms at an Ottawa SWD workshop on Thursday. (Jon Stinchcomb/News Herald) GIBSONBURG - Dozens of local farmers got a crash course in the topic of soil health on Thursday.|

Experts say maintaining it can both increase their yields and help reduce nutrient pollution that leads to harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie.The Ottawa, Wood and Sandusky county soil and water conservation districts, along with the USDA Department of Agriculture, organized a soil health workshop at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed.
James Hoorman, a regional soil health specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the keys to improving and maintaining healthy soil involved two main areas — use of cover crops and no-till farming.
(Thank You Rick Graham of the IWLA and Jon Stinchcomb of the News Herald)

Hearing Held on Bill to Modernize Pittman-Robertson Act March 26, 2019, the Water, Oceans and Wildlife Sub-Committee of the House Committee on Natural Resources, led by chairman Jared Huffman (CA-02), held a hearing that included H.R. 877: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act. (<<<click these links for full story)
(Thank You Steve for the update)







All members PLEASE take 5 minutes and review the range safety video below (You may have to click on the play arrow twice)

Aug Updated Safety Video1.mpg

*** For everyone's Safety and Protection, Please review the Range Safety Videos...

Our Wonderful Sponsors and Supporters!!!  Please shop and conduct you business with these fine organizations





  • Thank You Webster Industries!  for all your support and donations

  • Thank You to the NRA and our ODNR for all their help and dedication in preserving Constitutional Rights & Natural Resources!!!!!
  • Thank You Paul for the many Pics

  • Very Special Thanks to GOOGLE for sponsoring our Webpage & Providing the on-line storage space. 


Some of the Great Folks who help Sponsors the Tiffin-Seneca County IWLA:






Regarding Memberships: 

        




    • Important SAFETY Measures!...
      • It is important that when using the lower range; that you post your targets on the stands in front of the back stops!!!
      • If you set targets up close to the shooting benches your bullets will ricochet off the flat ground; going who knows where!  “SAFETY IS A MUST”
    • Please!!! NO shooting of bottleneck rounds (including .223 rounds) on the UPPER Range!!
    • Please remember to PICK UP ALL of your Rounds and casings..  NO rifle-bottle neck round on the pistol range!  Leave the area cleaner that the way you found it!
    • Please:  NO "midnight shooting"  The ranges are open from sunup to sunset.  No shooting using car headlights etc.  (Late night Fishing is OK for members).

    • All RANGEs are for MEMBERS and immediate family members ONLY.  The lower Range is open as long as there is NO activity on the farm field.  Please use caution;  Remember, NO glass, Cinder blocks, shooting at picnic tables, or Trash... pick up ALL trash (not just yours) before you leave.  It is everyone's duty to keep it clean.
    • Pond: The pond is catch and release only. We pay to have this pond stocked! THANKS!

    • Range SAFETY:  Common sense and Safety!  No Glass, concrete block, cylinder blocks, etc.  If you see trash on the range, clean it up.
      (MEMBERS and immediate family members ONLY!)
    •  Gun Safety must be practiced on the range:
      •  A gun is always treated as if it were loaded. 
      •  The gun is always pointed down range. 
      •  Finger off the trigger until clearance to shoot.
      •  Keep the action OPEN when pausing or going down range to set up targets.
      •  No Horseplay!
    • CHL / CCW Classes offered by Dean Henry, and John Weslow, on a regular basis.                   
        • John Weslow see http://www.safetypromises.com/ for CCW class details. 

        • Dean Henry - deanhenry@bright.net/(419)448-4575  (See Deans legal updates page.... and the Ohio laws compared to other states) 

    *** Please email Craig with any corrections, additions or deletions (SkipCraig3@gmail.com)

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