Blind Draw is done. See list posted on Blind List page above. Congratulations to all those drawn. If you are drawn, report to Shelter 2 on Presque Isle next Saturday morning. Blind picking begins at 10am. If your not there when we get to your pick, you forfeit your pick so don’t be late. Coffee and Doughnuts provided. If you cannot attend and were drawn, make sure you send a representative with a hand signed note that he is picking for you. Your name must still go on the blind, no trasferring ownership to anyone is allowed, name drawn is the owner.
Monday October 7th. Planning for Wing. See post below for details on the banquet. Please support and attend if you can!
Thank you to all who came out and made this shoot a big success. We already have our wheels turning for next year. Possibly a cookout, gun ticket and a few more ideas. If you have any suggesstions please contact Anthoni and keep this event going. It was great to get so many like minded wingshooters together in one place.
If you have any ideas or great suggestions for next year contact Anthoni Rossi via facebook or phone at 814-218-7838 Thank you to all those who made donations of supplies and prizes. Lake Effect Decoys, North Bay Game Calls, Erie Sports Store, and Herr’s Snacks!
Be sure to review the new BLIND MAP. All numbers and locations have changed. Traditionally unused blinds have been removed to allow for respacing of existing blinds. All blinds will now have greater distances between neighboring blinds. We hope that this will reduce pressure, eliminate interference of neighboring hunters and provide better hunting on the park. See Blind Map at the following links in color or black and white.
Project DescriptionThe Duck Club is sponsoring a mallard as part of the Long Point Waterfowl Mallard Tracker Project. Long Point Waterfowl’s “Mallard Tracker” Program is aimed at understanding habitat use and any factors that limit Mallard survival in the Lake St. Clair region. The program has been designed to investigate:
Mallard habitat use during autumn and winter
How Industrial Wind Turbines influence Mallard habitat use
Visit their site for details and follow your mallard “Lady Misery”, named after our own Misery Bay on Presque Isle State Park. www.longpointwaterfowl.org
Shirts, license plates and decals now on eBay! Check our Facebook page for the links.
Sign ups for this seasons duck blinds on Presque Isle will begin Friday August 29th at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) at the entrance to Presque Isle State Park. You may register at the TREC until September 12th at 6pm. The drawing will be held September 13th at Shelter 2 on Presque Isle at 10am. You may register that morning at 7:30am at shelter 2 until the drawing begins. Drawing is open to the public but need not be present to be awarded a pick. Post cards will be sent the next day notifing the hunters that are drawn, and will be posted on line that day at www.paduck.com
The PICK will be the following Saturday September 20th at Shelter 2 10am.
The Annual Wingding will be held on Sunday October 26th 2014. Perch Dinner, drinks, and lots and lots of guns and prizes. This is our only fundraiser and supports not only hunting at Presque Isle but many local regional waterfowl projects. This is the day before the season opener on Presque Isle, what better way to gear up for the season. Please try to attend and support your club! Click the WINGDING tab above for more information.
We are committed to preserve Waterfowling and protect the privileges of Duck Hunters!
Each year the shores of Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie become alive with tradition and a spectacle that has been written about in countless documentations. Its the fall flight of ducks and geese through the breaking waters of Lake Erie.
Past Generations sat with us and told stories of braving the elements to bring home a meal to the table. They told us stories of patients and diligence that with time become more of a classroom lesson then a story. Sportsmanship added with conservation as well as conversation make the time we share on and off shore more lasting then time itself. Whether its with family, friend, or man’s best friend we pass a little time in nature’s realm the same way our ancestors have in the past.
The Northwestern Pennsylvania Duck Hunters’ Association is committed to see that future generations have the same opportunity to make friends, provide a meal, and spend some time back in nature.
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