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2024 AUCTION List 11

 

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TEXAS - 3 DAY/2 NIGHT TROPHY EXOTICS HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER AND 1 NON-HUNTING OBSERVER:

This is a guided hunt for 1 hunter and 1 non-hunting observer for trophy exotics in Texas using weapons of choice for 60+ species of exotic and native game from 80 countries and 5 continents to be taken in 2024.  This package includes 3 days and 2 nights of meals, lodging (double occupancy in cabins), professional guide (1X1) with transportation and recovery of your animals. Weapons of choice include rifle, handgun, and bow. Extra hunters are welcome at $440 each/night and extra non-hunters are welcome at $275 each/night.  Each hunter must harvest animal(s) whose trophy fees total $3000 or more.  Not included are Texas hunting license, taxidermy, meat processing, meat shipping and gratuities.  A 5-day Texas exotic hunting License ($48) is required and is available locally.  Once hunt is booked, dates cannot be changed.  Contact Nicole directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  777 RANCH, Nicole Villarreal for Jeff Rann

5420 CR 531, Hondo, TX 78861

Phone:  830-426-3476      

Email:  ranch_777@yahoo.com Web:  777ranch.com

Value:  $1,515.80

XX-02

ONTARIO - 5 DAY BLACK BEAR HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER: 

This is a donation for a 5-day/6-night guided 2X1 black bear hunt over bait for one hunter with bow or gun in the Kapuskasing area of Ontario to be taken May 10-June 15 or August 15-October 01 in 2024 or 2025.  Donation includes lodging, guide and bait, and recovery of your game.   You can drive right to the hunting camp - this is not a fly-in hunt.  The bear hunting area is over 3,500 square kilometers.  The average bear is 200-300 lbs., but 400-500 lb. bruins are possible.  License and permit costs ($250) are the responsibility of the hunter and can be purchased locally.  The auction purchaser is encouraged to bring additional hunters along to enjoy and share this great experience.  The cost for additional hunters is $2,000 each, and non-hunters are welcome at $1000 each.  Groups up to 10 can be accommodated.  The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen and dining room to do your own cooking.  A well-stocked grocery store is available nearby.  Hunt may be upgraded to include waterfowl (ducks and geese) in the Fall for $500.  Hunt arrival and departure location is Kapuskasing, Ontario.  Hunters are responsible for their own transportation to the hunting areas.  Closest airport is Timmins, Ontario (90 miles) where clients must rent a truck that will be needed to drive to the hunting areas daily.  Not included are before and after hunt expenses, skinning of your bear ($100) and gratuities.  Contact Peter Martin directly for more details and to book your hunt.     

DONATED BY:  KAPRIVER OUTFITTERS, Peter Martin

10 Erie Street, Kapuskasing, ON, Canada P5N 2C6  

Phone:  705-335-3163  

E-mail:  kroceo47@gmail.com Web:  kapriveroutfitters.ca

Value:  $2,000

XX-03

ONTARIO - 5 DAY DUCK, GEESE AND GROUSE COMBO HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER: 

This is a donation for a 5-day/6-night guided 2X1 duck, geese and grouse combo hunt over retrievers and pointing dogs for one hunter with shotgun in the Kapuskasing area of Ontario to be taken in 2024 or 2025 (September 10 – November 10).  Donation includes lodging, 2X1 guide with retrievers and pointing dogs, and recovery of your game.   If the hunter has his own retriever and/or pointing dog, he is encouraged to bring them.  You can drive right to the hunting camp - this is not a fly-in hunt.  We hunt ducks and geese in large rice bays off James Bay.  The numerous lakes and rivers in this part of Northern Ontario also have plenty of wild rice which attract and hold large numbers of black ducks and mallards and many other duck species such as widgeon, teal, pintail, and wood ducks.  There are also plenty of diving duck species:  ring bill, lesser scaup, golden eye, etc.  We also hunt local grain fields.  The Kapuskasing upland areas with mixed forests of pine, birch and aspen are perfect habitat for excellent numbers of roughed grouse, as well as sharp tail and spruce grouse.  Expect 7 to 10 flushes an hour on average.  License and permit costs ($150) are the responsibility of the hunter and can be purchased locally.  The auction purchaser is encouraged to bring additional hunters along to enjoy and share this great experience.  The cost for additional hunters is $2,000 each, and non-hunters are welcome at $1,000 each.  Groups up to 10 can be accommodated.  Hunt may be upgraded to include black bear over bait for $1500.  Hunt arrival and departure location is Kapuskasing, Ontario.  Hunters are responsible for their own transportation to the hunting areas.  Closest airport is Timmins, Ontario (90 miles) where clients must rent a truck that will be needed to drive to the hunting areas daily.  Not included are before and after hunt expenses and gratuities.  Contact Peter Martin directly for more details and to book your hunt.     

DONATED BY:  KAPRIVER OUTFITTERS, Peter Martin

10 Erie Street, Kapuskasing, ON, Canada P5N 2C6  

Phone:  705-335-3163  

E-mail:  kroceo47@gmail.com Web:  kapriveroutfitters.ca

Value:  $2,000

XX-04

ONTARIO - 6 NIGHTS/5 DAYS TROPHY WOLF HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER: 

This is a donation for a 6-night/5-day guided 2x1 rifle hunt for one hunter for one wolf, the "Grey

Ghost of the North", with Professional Guide and Owner Peter Martin who has over 35 years of experience chasing these elusive predators, and is regarded as one of the best in the business. The hunt must be taken during the season dates of November 15, 2024 through March 15, 2025 or November 15, 2025 through March 15, 2026 during open dates arranged with the outfitter. The average wolf weighs 100 pounds, but mature males may weigh as much as 125 pounds.  Hunts are conducted on over 1000 square miles of prime wolf habitat.  Most of the hunting is conducted by placing hunters surrounding sectors that have established active bait sites, and then driving the wolves out to the hunters on stand.  This is a rifle only hunt with a minimum of a .243 caliber, but .30 caliber is preferred.  Average shots are 125 yards at walking targets.  Shot opportunity is 90%, and proficiency at off-hand shooting greatly improves your odds for a successful hunt.  Donation includes lodging with a fully equipped kitchen and dining room to do your own cooking, and recovery and field care of your game except caping.  A well-stocked grocery is nearby as well as restaurants.  There is a trophy prep caping fee of $100 per wolf.  Licenses are not included but are available over the counter ($400 Canadian).  Hunt can be upgraded to include fox and coyote for #250/hunter.  Also, not included are before and after hunt expenses and gratuities.  Additional hunters welcome at $3000 each and non-hunters welcome at $1500 each.  Groups up to 10 are welcome.  Hunt arrival and departure location is Kapuskasing, Ontario.  Hunters are responsible for their own transportation to the hunting areas.  Closest airport is Timmins, Ontario (90 miles) where clients must rent a truck that is needed to drive to the hunting areas daily.  Contact Peter directly for more details and to book your hunt.     

DONATED BY:  KAPRIVER OUTFITTERS, Peter Martin

10 Erie Street, Kapuskasing, ON, Canada P5N 2C6  

Phone:  705-335-3163  

E-mail:  kroceo47@gmail.com Web:  kapriveroutfitters.ca

Value:  $3000

XX-05

SCOTLAND – 7 DAY RIFLE HUNT PACKAGE FOR 2 ROE BUCKS FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a guided (1x1) hunt package with rifle for 1 hunter in Scotland for 2 Roe Bucks to be taken in May/June 2024 or an alternate year that includes round trip international coach class air travel from your nearest major airport to/from Edinburgh; full accommodations at luxurious Loch Kinord Hotel with meals; transport during the hunt; recovery and field prep of your trophies; and the trophy fees for two Roe bucks. Our spring Roe buck hunt takes place on some of the most famous estates in Scotland, and is no doubt one of the most unique, exclusive, and prestigious experiences that today’s hunter will find.  This trip begins with the winning bidder’s departure on day one, arrival in Scotland on day two, transfers to the hunting area on day three, hunting and other activities on days four-six, with the return flight home on day seven.  (Hunters may extend their stay in Europe at their own expense if they wish.)  The successful bidder may bring along additional hunters at a discounted cost of $6,950 each, which is at a $1000 discount and includes round-trip airfare from nearest major airport to/from Edinburgh and the trophy fees for two Roe Bucks/hunter.  Non hunting observers are welcome at $3,450 each which includes full roundtrip airfare, airport transfers, meals, lodging at the beautiful Loch Kinord Hotel and private escorted tours of castles and historic sites.  If interested, the successful bidder and guests may also play a round of golf on the Royal Family’s private course on their famous Balmoral Estate depending on availability.  Game that can be added are additional Roe bucks and other indigenous UK species in season.  Not included are alcoholic drinks; trophy preparation for shipment, dip, and pack; and trophy skin preparation by a professional taxidermist (available at cost).  We help with the shipping, receiving, and clearing of trophies.  Rental of game keeper’s rifle is highly recommended because no one brings their own firearm due to government fees, storage, and transportation costs.   Arrival and departure point is Edinburgh, Scotland.  Other incidental costs are Edinburgh arrival night lodging.  Contact Michael directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURES UNLIMITED, Michael Grosse

P.O. Box 1157, Gunnison, CO 81230

Phone:  970-641-5369 Cell:  970-596-7101

Email:  intadvun@gunnison.com     Web:  internationaladventures.us

VALUE:  $11,400

XX-06

MICHIGAN - 1 DAY BUFFALO BULL HUNT FOR ONE HUNTER AND ONE OBSERVER:

Roger Froling has donated a one-day hunt for a 2-year-old buffalo bull in the rolling hills of Ionia, Michigan.  Weapon used can be choice of rifle, muzzleloader, bow, or cross bow.  Hunt must be taken on April 22, 2024.  Arrive at 1000 Dildine Road, Ionia, MI by 8:30 am on April 22, 2024.  We will have you target shoot before the hunt to make sure your weapon is on target.  Roger Froling can provide a rifle for the hunt if prearranged (Hunter pays for the ammo he uses.).  Donation includes 1X1 guide services and the head, hide and all the meat transported to a local processor.  Not included are accommodations; field preparation, caping and taxidermy of the trophy; processing of the meat; and gratuities for guide and helper.  Hunter must make arrangement with meat processor prior to the hunt.   Contact Roger Froling directly for more details and to book the hunt.   

DONATED BY:  FROLING FARMS, Roger Froling

1000 Dildine Road, Ionia, MI 48846

Phone:  616-527-4622                                   Cell:   616-291-0066

Email:  rogerfroling@charter.net          

Value:  $5,000

XX-07

SCOTLAND – 7 DAY RIFLE HUNT PACKAGE FOR A RED STAG FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a guided (1x1) hunt package with rifle for 1 hunter in Scotland for a Red Stag (1 Hill Stag) to be taken in September/October 2024 or an alternate year that includes round trip international coach class air travel from your nearest major airport to/from Edinburgh; full accommodations at luxurious 18th Century Duke’s Estate (aka Lands of Loyal Hotel) with meals; transport during the hunt; recovery and field prep of your trophy; and the trophy fee for 1 Hill Red Stag. This hunt is very popular for two reasons.  My wife Danielle, our son Justin and I are in Scotland running the hunting and touring ourselves responsible for the success of our guests’ experience from the moment they arrive in Scotland and although our basic donation includes one hill stag, I also have the exclusive right to incredible estate stags on our grounds, which are unquestionably the best private herds of red deer in all of Scotland.  The top Scottish estate stags have come from this herd for over 50 years including the new #1 taken in 2018.  The successful bidder may upgrade to one or our incredible estate stags on a cost basis for which a comparable cost elsewhere could cost several times as much.  This trip begins with the winning bidder’s departure on day one, arrival in Scotland on day two, transfers to the hunting area on day three, hunting and other activities on days four-six, with the return flight home on day seven.  (Hunters may extend their stay in Europe at their own expense if they wish.)  The successful bidder may bring along additional hunters at a discounted cost of $6,750 each, which is at a $1000 discount and includes full round-trip airfare from nearest major airport to/from Edinburgh; same lodging and meals, guided hunting, game recovery and treatment; and the trophy fees for one hill Stag/hunter.  Non hunting observers are welcome at $3,450 each which includes full round-trip airfare, airport transfers, meals, lodging at the luxurious 18th century Duke’s Estate and private escorted tours of castles and historic sites.   Game that can be added at extra cost are an Estate Stag, Roe buck, Fallow Stag, and possible Upland Game and other indigenous UK species in season.  Not included are alcoholic drinks; trophy preparation for shipment, dip, and pack; and trophy skin preparation by a professional taxidermist (available at cost).  We help with the shipping, receiving, and clearing of trophies.  Rental of game keeper’s rifle is highly recommended because no one brings their own firearm due to government fees, storage, and transportation costs.   Arrival and Departure point is Edinburgh, Scotland.  Other incidental costs are Edinburgh arrival night lodging.  Contact Michael directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURES UNLIMITED, Michael Grosse

P.O. Box 1157, Gunnison, CO 81230

Phone:  970-641-5369 Cell:  970-596-7101

Email:  intadvun@gunnison.com                 Web:  internationaladventures.us

VALUE:  $11,200

 

XX-08

MARYLAND - TWO DAY WATERFOWL HUNT FOR FOUR HUNTERS:

This is a donation for a 2-day guided 1x4 shotgun hunt for four hunters in a blind with Chesapeake Goose & Duck Hunting in Maryland.   Come join Professional Guide Kirby Bryan for some great waterfowl hunting on Maryland’s Eastern Shore!  Species to be hunted include Canada geese and Green Wing, Blue Wing, Widgeon, Bufflehead, Gadwall, Scaup, Mallard, Pintail, Shovelers, Redhead, Woody, and Canvasback ducks.  There is a daily limit of six ducks and one Canada goose per hunter.  Hunt can be taken mid-December, 2024 thru end of January, 2025 or mid-December, 2025 thru end of January, 2026.  NOT INCLUDED:  food and lodging and license and permit fees.    Contact Kirby Bryan directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  CHESAPEAKE GOOSE AND DUCK HUNTING, Kirby Bryan

9539 Chapel Rd., Easton, MD 21601

Phone:  410-310-6758

Email:  kirby@chesapeakehunting.com Web:  chesapeakehunting.com

Value:  $1,800

XX-09

OHIO - THREE DAY ESTATE TROPHY WHITETAIL HUNT FOR TWO HUNTERS:

Specializing in the world’s largest typical bucks, Briarwood is in Bellefontaine, Ohio 45 minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio.  This donation includes using weapon of choice and $5,200 credit towards a 3-day/4-night estate hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail trophy deer.  Included are daily fees for two hunters ($3,200 value) and a $1,000 trophy fee credit per hunter toward the harvest of two trophy whitetail bucks.  Daily fees include lakefront lodging, on site chef for private meals, professional guide, transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist, beverages/liquor, and fishing opportunities on 16 lakes and 4 streams.  The base hunt package is for a deer scoring up to 170”.  Applying this donation will leave a balance of $7,000 per hunter due upon completion of the hunt.  This donation can be upgraded to higher scoring and/or multiple deer per current price list.  All aspects of the hunt are five-star as confirmed by Google and Facebook reviews.  Schedule your hunt per available dates mid-September to mid-December in 2024 or 2025.  The following services are not included but available to the winning bidder:  pick up/drop off via private jet into your local airport, taxidermy, meat processing and shipping.       Contact Drew McCartt directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  BRIARWOOD SPORTING CLUB, Brennon Lump 

2001 Twp. Road 55, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Phone:  937-441-0225

E-mail:  brennon@briarwoodclub.com Web:  briarwoodwhitetails.com

Value:  $5,200


XX-10

ALASKA - FLY IN GUIDED SALMON FISHING TRIP FOR ONE ANGLER:

This is a 6-day/5-night fully-guided (4X1) salmon fishing trip to the historic McDougall Lodge on Lake Creek approximately 65 miles NW of Anchorage for one person.  This package includes full-time guide; floatplane from Anchorage to lodge and return; all fishing tackle, rods, and reels; lodging and meals; filleting, freezing and vacuum packaging your fish; morning arrival on your first day and early evening departure on the sixth day.  This trip may be taken in 2024 or 2025 during fishing season June-September.  NOT INCLUDED are:  fishing license ($75 plus $40 for King Salmon stamp), airfare to Anchorage, gratuities, and alcoholic beverages.  Winning bidder must bring a paying customer at full rate of $5,990.  Additional anglers welcome at $4,890 each.   Non-anglers and children under 12 are welcome at $2,995 each.  Discounts may be negotiated for large groups.  Contact Ron Jewett directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  MCDOUGALL LODGE, Ron Jewett

Phone:  928-529-5250 (Winter office) 907-733-2818 (Summer lodge)

Email:  info@mcdougalllodge.com               Web:  mcdougalllodge.com

Value:  $5,990

XX-11

ALASKA - FLY IN GUIDED SALMON FISHING TRIP FOR ONE ANGLER:

This is a 6-day/5-night fully-guided (4X1) salmon fishing trip to the historic McDougall Lodge on Lake Creek approximately 65 miles NW of Anchorage for one person.  This package includes full-time guide; floatplane from Anchorage to lodge and return; all fishing tackle, rods, and reels; lodging and meals; filleting, freezing and vacuum packaging your fish; morning arrival on your first day and early evening departure on the sixth day.  This trip may be taken in 2024 or 2025 during fishing season June-September.  NOT INCLUDED are:  fishing license ($75 plus $40 for King Salmon stamp), airfare to Anchorage, gratuities, and alcoholic beverages.  Winning bidder must bring a paying customer at full rate of $5,990.  Additional anglers welcome at $4,890 each.   Non-anglers and children under 12 are welcome at $2,995 each.  Discounts may be negotiated for large groups.  Contact Ron Jewett directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  MCDOUGALL LODGE, Ron Jewett

Phone:  928-529-5250 (Winter office) 907-733-2818 (Summer lodge)

Email:  info@mcdougalllodge.com               Web:  mcdougalllodge.com

Value:  $5,990

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MICHIGAN - 2 NIGHT WHIRLPOOL SUITE ELK VIEWING RIDE & DINNER FOR 2: 

This is a certificate from Thunder Bay Resort in NE Lower Michigan for their Award-Winning Elk Viewing Horse Drawn Carriage or Sleigh Ride, Gourmet Dinner, and Wine Tasting Event for two persons that includes 2 nights whirlpool suite lodging and 2 breakfasts.  This event is a "real-life fairy tale" that has been declared by USA Today and Fox News Online as a "Top 10" Event!  You will begin your elk viewing journey by boarding a horse drawn carriage or sleigh pulled by massive draft horses. As your guide fills you with facts about the elk in northern Michigan, you will be whisked "over the river and through the woods" to the resort's elk preserve to view Rocky Mountain elk in their native habitat. Then you will be treated to a five-course gourmet dinner and wine tasting event at the resort's Elk Antler Cabin.  You will be greeted at the Elk Antler Cabin by a warm fire and enchanting aromas where a culinary artist has prepared the five-course gourmet dinner on 100+ year old wood cook stoves.  During dinner, experience up to six wines from the Sunrise Side of Michigan and be entertained with storytelling from your hosts. After you have finished your scrumptious dinner, you will reboard your horse drawn carriage or sleigh and be whisked back to your overnight whirlpool suite.  Your stay at Thunder Bay Resort includes two breakfasts.  Thunder Bay Resort is owned by Jack Matthias, brother-in-law of long time SCI Detroit Chapter member and past president Joe Konwinski.  Additional persons are welcome to accompany the winning bidder at normal rates.  Thunder Bay Resort is located on Michigan's Sunrise Side in northeastern Lower Michigan, a four-hour drive north from Detroit or Grand Rapids.  Jet service is also available into Alpena Regional Airport, 15 minutes east of the resort.  Call Thunder Bay Resort directly for more information and to book your dates.  The certificate expires one year from issue.   

DONATED BY:  THUNDER BAY RESORT, Jack Matthias

27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746  

Phone:  800-729-9375  

E-mail:  reservations@thunderbayresort.com Web:  thunderbayresort.com

Value:  $741

XX-13

MICHIGAN – 18 HOLES OF GOLF FOR 4 PERSONS WITH CART: 

This is a certificate from Thunder Bay Resort in NE Lower Michigan for 18 holes of golf for 4 persons with cart.  Thunder Bay Resort is owned by Jack Matthias, brother-in-law of long time SCI Detroit Chapter member and past president Joe Konwinski.  Additional persons (beyond the original foursome) are welcome to accompany the winning bidder at normal rates.  Thunder Bay Resort is located on Michigan's Sunrise Side in northeastern Lower Michigan, a four-hour drive north from Detroit or Grand Rapids.  Jet service is also available into Alpena Regional Airport, 15 minutes east of the resort.  Call Thunder Bay Resort directly for more information and to book your dates.  The certificate expires one year from issue. DONATED BY:  THUNDER BAY RESORT, Jack Matthias

27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746  

Phone:  800-729-9375  

E-mail:  reservations@thunderbayresort.com Web:  thunderbayresort.com

Value:  $272

XX-14

OHIO - THREE DAY ESTATE TROPHY WHITETAIL HUNT FOR TWO HUNTERS:

Specializing in the world’s largest typical bucks, Briarwood is in Bellefontaine, Ohio 45 minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio.  This donation includes using weapon of choice and $5,200 credit towards a 3-day/4-night estate hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail trophy deer.  Included are daily fees for two hunters ($3,200 value) and a $1,000 trophy fee credit per hunter toward the harvest of two trophy whitetail bucks.  Daily fees include lakefront lodging, on site chef for private meals, professional guide, transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist, beverages/liquor, and fishing opportunities on 16 lakes and 4 streams.  The base hunt package is for a deer scoring up to 170”.  Applying this donation will leave a balance of $7,000 per hunter due upon completion of the hunt.  This donation can be upgraded to higher scoring and/or multiple deer per current price list.  All aspects of the hunt are five-star as confirmed by Google and Facebook reviews.  Schedule your hunt per available dates mid-September to mid-December in 2024 or 2025.  The following services are not included but available to the winning bidder:  pick up/drop off via private jet into your local airport, taxidermy, meat processing and shipping.       Contact Drew McCartt directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  BRIARWOOD SPORTING CLUB, Brennon Lump 

2001 Twp. Road 55, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Phone:  937-441-0225

E-mail:  brennon@briarwoodclub.com Web:  briarwoodwhitetails.com

Value:  $5,200

XX-15

FLORIDA – 1.5 DAY WILD BOAR HUNT FOR 4 HUNTERS:

This is a 1.5-day group hunt for four hunters using weapons of choice for wild boar with optional use of bay dogs at Ross Hammock Ranch, a Florida Premier Hunting Destination, that contains many species of both native and exotic game.  The hunting ranch is located on Florida's Gulf Coast a two-hour drive NW from Orlando.  Donation includes:  all meals, snacks, soft drinks, guides, cook and maid service; one night”s lodging in the fantastic RHR Cypress Log Lodge; use of 3D archery and gun ranges, ranch vehicles, and a pack of bay dogs that will insure a successful and very exciting hunt; basic skin/quarter/clean and ice down of game taken; and the trophy fee for the first hog taken by the group (one hog per group not per person).  The purchasers of this hunt may add additional wild boars, other game, additional hunters and guests, additional hunting days and additional nights lodging at RHR published pricing.  Hunt to be taken within 6 months from the date of this auction.  NOTE:  Ross Hammock Ranch (RHR) is up for sale.  Should the ranch sell prior to the auction buyer conducting the hunt at RHR and should the new owner of RHR no longer wish to operate the outfitter portion of the business, SCI Detroit Chapter will promptly return to the buyer the purchase price of this auction item in its entirety, and there would then be no further responsibilities between the parties.   Contact Terra Ross directly for more details and to book your hunt. 

DONATED BY:  ROSS HAMMOCK RANCH, Terra Ross

P.O. Box 505, Inglis, FL 34449  

Phone:  352-427-5807 or 352-303-7909

Email:  rosshammockranch@gmail.com Web:  rosshammockranch.com

Value:  $2,359

 

XX-16

FLORIDA – 1.5 DAY WILD BOAR HUNT FOR 4 HUNTERS:

This is a 1.5-day group hunt for four hunters using weapons of choice for wild boar with optional use of bay dogs at Ross Hammock Ranch, a Florida Premier Hunting Destination, that contains many species of both native and exotic game.  The hunting ranch is located on Florida's Gulf Coast a two-hour drive NW from Orlando.  Donation includes:  all meals, snacks, soft drinks, guides, cook and maid service; one night”s lodging in the fantastic RHR Cypress Log Lodge; use of 3D archery and gun ranges, ranch vehicles, and a pack of bay dogs that will insure a successful and very exciting hunt; basic skin/quarter/clean and ice down of game taken; and the trophy fee for the first hog taken by the group (one hog per group not per person).  The purchasers of this hunt may add additional wild boars, other game, additional hunters and guests, additional hunting days and additional nights lodging at RHR published pricing.  Hunt to be taken within 6 months from the date of this auction.  NOTE:  Ross Hammock Ranch (RHR) is up for sale.  Should the ranch sell prior to the auction buyer conducting the hunt at RHR and should the new owner of RHR no longer wish to operate the outfitter portion of the business, SCI Detroit Chapter will promptly return to the buyer the purchase price of this auction item in its entirety, and there would then be no further responsibilities between the parties.   Contact Terra Ross directly for more details and to book your hunt. 

DONATED BY:  ROSS HAMMOCK RANCH, Terra Ross

P.O. Box 505, Inglis, FL 34449  

Phone:  352-427-5807 or 352-303-7909

Email:  rosshammockranch@gmail.com Web:  rosshammockranch.com

Value:  $2,359

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TEXAS - 3 DAY/2 NIGHT TROPHY EXOTICS HUNT FOR 2-4 HUNTERS:

This is a 1x1 guided hunt for 2-4 hunters for trophy exotics (20+ species) in Texas using weapons of choice to be taken any time in 2024.  This package includes 3 days and 2 nights of meals, 3-star lodging with own bedroom and bathroom, professional guide (1X1) with transportation, 10% off price list for your trophies, recovery of your trophies, field prep of your trophies, and transportation of your trophies to shipper. Weapons of choice include rifle, handgun, bow, crossbow, and muzzleloader. Non-hunters are welcome (one/hunter) at no charge.  Not included are Texas hunting license, taxidermy, meat processing, meat shipping and gratuities.  A 5-day Texas exotic hunting License ($48) is required and is available locally.  This hunt can be upgraded to include whitetail deer, doves, and turkeys.  Contact Darrell directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  G5 Ranch, Darrell Cox

P.O. BOX 1983, Dilley, TX 78017

Phone:  210-710-8145      

Email:  dcox463@aol.com

Value:  $6,400

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SPAIN - FALLOW DEER OR MOUFLON SHEEP OR ROE DEER HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

Alfonso Fabres of Huntinspain has donated a trophy Fallow Deer or Mouflon Sheep or Roe Deer bow or gun hunt in Spain for one hunter to be taken in the 2024-2025 season.  The number of days for this hunt is unlimited. However, the hunt is over if the trophy is collected or wounded or if three reasonable chances are missed.  Of course, all other Spanish game in the area will also be available including 2 subspecies of Chamois and 4 subspecies of Ibex per the price list in case the hunter wants to upgrade the hunt.  Accommodations for this hunt are unique: an 18th century lodge which has been refurnished with all modern facilities.  It is based in one of Spain’s oldest bull fighting ranches, where you will be able to see and take pictures of these free, impressive, and beautiful animals in the wild, and if you enjoy a challenge, you are welcome to fight one of them.  If you are keen on culture and tradition, you will enjoy visiting Salamanca.  This city is one of the best examples of Romanic and Gothic Art in the world.  It is full of Roman bridges, cathedrals, castles, and monasteries.  A tour of Salamanca is highly recommended if you come with a companion on this trip.  Salamanca was elected the European capital of Culture in 2002.  INCLUDED:  hunting permit tag; trophy fee even up to gold medal; full accommodations; transportation; 1x1 professional hunting guide; and red fox, if seen during the hunt.  NOT INCLUDED: international airfare; hotels while in Madrid; hunting license & insurance $290; export permit & veterinary certificate $200 per trophy; extra daily rates while hunting other species; non-hunting companion $350/day; and 21% V.A.T.  Alfonso Fabres has a doctorate degree in Architecture and Urbanism.  He has been in the outfitting business for 30+ years.  He is Vice-President of Spain’s Hunting and Tourism Association, is a member of the Board of Directors in Castilla-Leon State for hunting resources and is a Director of the Spanish Professional Hunters Association.  He has also won the Spanish Award from the Spanish Hunting Federation.  He was the guide to the King of Spain when the King two different times took the then all-time world record Spanish Ibex.

DONATED BY:  HUNTINSPAIN, Alfonso Fabres

Pedro-Lien/Las Veguillas, 37454 Salamanca, Spain

Phone/Fax:  011-34-92-3380001

Email:  info@huntinspain.com Web:  huntinspain.com 

Value:  $9,990

XX-19

TRIJICON ACCUPOINT 1-6x24 DUPLEX CROSSHAIR RETICLE RIFLE SCOPE: 

This is a donation of a Trijicon 1-6x24 AccuPoint riflescope with Duplex Crosshair with green dot reticle.   The scope is illuminated with fiber optics and tritium, providing a vivid aiming point that speeds target acquisition and extends available shooting hours without the need for batteries.  Control the brightness of your fiber optic aiming point with the innovative illumination dial and have confidence with your shot placement in low light when the tritium kicks in.  Designed to stand up to the elements, the Accupoint maintains the refinement needed for precise windage and elevation adjustments with no tools.  The multi-layer coated lenses provide superior light transmission.  The Accupoint also provides an easy focus eyepiece and long eye relief.  This scope comes with a Trijicon logo sticker, a lens pen, a set of lens caps, an Accupoint Scope manual and a warranty card.  If the scope is to be shipped to the buyer, the packaging, insurance, and shipping costs must be prepaid by the buyer! 

DONATED BY:  TRIJICON 

49385 Shafer Ave., P.O. Box 930059, Wixom, MI 48393

Phone:   800-338-0563 or 248-960-7700

Fax:  248-960-7725                                             Web:  trijicon.com

Value:  $1,477

 

XX-20

TRIJICON ACCUPOINT 1-6x24 DUPLEX CROSSHAIR RETICLE RIFLE SCOPE: 

This is a donation of a Trijicon 1-6x24 AccuPoint riflescope with Duplex Crosshair with green dot reticle.   The scope is illuminated with fiber optics and tritium, providing a vivid aiming point that speeds target acquisition and extends available shooting hours without the need for batteries.  Control the brightness of your fiber optic aiming point with the innovative illumination dial and have confidence with your shot placement in low light when the tritium kicks in.  Designed to stand up to the elements, the Accupoint maintains the refinement needed for precise windage and elevation adjustments with no tools.  The multi-layer coated lenses provide superior light transmission.  The Accupoint also provides an easy focus eyepiece and long eye relief.  This scope comes with a Trijicon logo sticker, a lens pen, a set of lens caps, an Accupoint Scope manual and a warranty card.  If the scope is to be shipped to the buyer, the packaging, insurance, and shipping costs must be prepaid by the buyer! 

DONATED BY:  TRIJICON 

49385 Shafer Ave., P.O. Box 930059, Wixom, MI 48393

Phone:   800-338-0563 or 248-960-7700

Fax:  248-960-7725                                             Web:  trijicon.com

Value:  $1,477

XX-21

SASKATCHEWAN – BLACK BEAR HUNT OVER BAIT FOR ONE HUNTER:

This donation is for a 6-day/7-night guided black bear hunt over active baited stands for one hunter in northern Saskatchewan in the spring of 2024 or 2025 using weapon of choice from among rifle, muzzleloader, crossbow, and bow.  Fly into Saskatoon, rent a vehicle and drive about four hours to the bear hunting cabin.  Includes accommodations (cabin or campers depending on hunt location), meals, transportation to active baited stands, trophy recovery, and trophy prep.  Not included are weapon permit, licenses, and gratuities.  Bears in this area are about 30% color phase. Additional hunters are welcome at $4,000 each, and non-hunters are welcome at $700 each. Trip can be upgraded to include fly-in fishing to the Hepburn Lake lodge if there is room available at that lodge, and if enough hunters want to do the upgrade.  The fishing upgrade extends the trip to 10 days.  Contact Arlee Thideman directly for more details and to book the hunt.

DONATED BY:  HEPBURN LAKE LODGE, Arlee Thideman

P.O. Box 1239, Preceville, SK Canada S0A 3B0

Phone:  306-547-8231 or 306-547-7918

Email:  hepburnlakelodge@sasktel.net Web:  hepburnlakelodge.com

Value:  $4,000

XX-22

MAUI - 5 NIGHT ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS:  

Known for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches, and vibrant culture, Maui offers an unforgettable travel experience for visitors from around the world. For adventure seekers, Haleakalā National Park is a must-visit destination. Witness the breathtaking sunrise from the summit of Haleakalā volcano, an otherworldly experience that will leave you in awe. Hike through the lunar-like landscape, explore the dormant volcano's unique flora and fauna, and be captivated by the panoramic views of the island. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or cultural exploration, Maui offers a harmonious blend of natural wonders and warm Aloha spirit that will leave you with lasting memories. This travel package is valid for a 5-night stay for 2 adults in Maui and includes a 75-minute helicopter tour over the Hana Rainforest and a $200 gift card to Duke's Maui. Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance. Package expires 24 months after date of purchase. Transportation and airfare not included. Hotel and resort options are subject to change and availability without notice. Group travel and travel with less than 90 days advance booking may be available at an additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and Spring Break will require an additional cost. This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/maui.html

Value:  $6,900

XX-23

MAUI - 5 NIGHT ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS:  

Known for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches, and vibrant culture, Maui offers an unforgettable travel experience for visitors from around the world. For adventure seekers, Haleakalā National Park is a must-visit destination. Witness the breathtaking sunrise from the summit of Haleakalā volcano, an otherworldly experience that will leave you in awe. Hike through the lunar-like landscape, explore the dormant volcano's unique flora and fauna, and be captivated by the panoramic views of the island. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or cultural exploration, Maui offers a harmonious blend of natural wonders and warm Aloha spirit that will leave you with lasting memories. This travel package is valid for a 5-night stay for 2 adults in Maui and includes a 75-minute helicopter tour over the Hana Rainforest and a $200 gift card to Duke's Maui. Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance. Package expires 24 months after date of purchase. Transportation and airfare not included. Hotel and resort options are subject to change and availability without notice. Group travel and travel with less than 90 days advance booking may be available at an additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and Spring Break will require an additional cost. This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/maui.html 

Value:  $6,900

XX-24

CARIBBEAN - 4 NIGHT ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS: 

This is a donation for 2 adults to spend 4 days and 4 nights’ accommodations in the Caribbean with all meals, drinks (including alcohol), gratuities and non-motorized activities included.  You have multiple resorts to choose from among three different locations:  Punta Cana, Riviera Maya, or Cancun.  Stacked with natural beauty and some of the most paradise-esque scenery in the world, wherever you choose to go in the Caribbean, you cannot go wrong.  With a mixture of white sandy beaches, azure waters, and stunning sunsets, we know you will love this all-inclusive trip for two.  Reservations for this trip must be booked 60 days in advance.  This package expires 24 months after date of purchase.  Transportation is not included.  Hotel options are subject to availability.  Group travel and travel with less than 60 days booking may be available as an upgrade at additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and spring break or peak travel periods are subject to availability and will require an additional cost.  All hotel booking options are subject to availability and subject to change.  Contact Ray Hollingsworth directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth 

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/caribbean4night.html

Value:  $3,500

XX-25

CARIBBEAN - 4 NIGHT ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS: 

This is a donation for 2 adults to spend 4 days and 4 nights’ accommodations in the Caribbean with all meals, drinks (including alcohol), gratuities and non-motorized activities included.  You have multiple resorts to choose from among three different locations:  Punta Cana, Riviera Maya, or Cancun.  Stacked with natural beauty and some of the most paradise-esque scenery in the world, wherever you choose to go in the Caribbean, you cannot go wrong.  With a mixture of white sandy beaches, azure waters, and stunning sunsets, we know you will love this all-inclusive trip for two.  Reservations for this trip must be booked 60 days in advance.  This package expires 24 months after date of purchase.  Transportation is not included.  Hotel options are subject to availability.  Group travel and travel with less than 60 days booking may be available as an upgrade at additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and spring break or peak travel periods are subject to availability and will require an additional cost.  All hotel booking options are subject to availability and subject to change.  Contact Ray Hollingsworth directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth 

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/caribbean4night.html

Value:  $3,500

XX-26

ANVANCED ARMAMENT CORPORATION JAEGER .30 CALIBER RIFLE SILENCER:

Low Signature Solutions has donated for this auction an Advanced Armament Corporation Jaeger .30 caliber high performance, direct thread, rifle silencer (hearing protecting sound suppressor) capable of being used with all .30 caliber rifle cartridges up to and including .300 WSM.  Designed for the American Hunter, ruggedly engineered specifically for hunting and precision shooting applications, the Jaeger 30 delivers the quiet, recoil reducing edge for real world shooting scenarios in the field and on the range.  Features include Mil-spec anodized aluminum, PVD finished titanium components, and 5/8-24 direct thread attachment.  Reduces .300 WIN MAG to under 140 dB,.308 to 130 dB, and subsonic .300 Blackout to mid-120 dB.  It is 9.29” long and weighs 13.9 oz., so it does not add too much weight to lightweight barrels.  All transfer forms, paperwork, fingerprints, and photo will be completed for you electronically by Low Signature Solutions in their Troy Michigan office.  The winning bidder is responsible for his own NFA federal tax stamp cost for this silencer.  Silencers are legal for hunting in Michigan!  For additional details, see Jim Binder in his booth at this auction.       

DONATED BY:  LOW SIGNATURE SOLUTIONS, Jim Binder

Email:  sasgroup@comcast.net Phone:  586-776-4836

Value:  $475

XX-27

CABO SAN LUCAS - 4 NIGHT ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS:  

This is a donation for 2 adults to spend 4 days and 4 nights’ accommodations in Cabo San Lucas or San Jose del Cabo with all meals, drinks (including alcohol), gratuities and non-motorized activities included.  You have multiple resorts to choose from.  Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos are world-class travel destinations situated at the southernmost tip of Baja California Sur, Mexico and are known for their beaches, water-based activities, and night life.  Walk along the coast, relax by the pool, take a boat tour to see the famous Cabo rock formation, explore the town for the best tacos, or even play a round of golf at one of the local clubs.  This is a great all-inclusive trip for two.  Reservations for this trip must be booked 60 days in advance.  This package expires 24 months after date of purchase.  Transportation is not included.  Hotel options are subject to availability.  Group travel and travel with less than 60 days booking may be available as an upgrade at additional cost.  Travel during major holidays and spring break or peak travel periods are subject to availability and may require an upgrade.  All hotel booking options are subject to availability and subject to change.  Contact Ray Hollingsworth directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/cabo4night.html

Value:  $4,195

XX-28

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO – 5 NIGHTS ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS: 

Puerto Vallarta is a stunning resort town located on Mexico's Pacific coast in Jalisco state. Known for its spectacular beaches, marine life, water sports, and local resorts, Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. Take a food & mixology tour and discover world-class food options and delectable drinks, embark on a whale-watching adventure, go snorkeling, or simply chill and relax poolside with a cocktail and soak up the beautiful sunshine. This package includes 5 nights for 2 adults at an all-inclusive beachfront resort in Puerto Vallarta; all meals, drinks, gratuities, and non-motorized activities with multiple resorts to choose from.  This travel package provides 2 adults with a 5-night all-inclusive stay in Puerto Vallarta. Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance. Package expires 24 months after date of purchase. Airfare and ground transportation are not included. Hotel and resort options are subject to change without notice. Group travel and travel with less than 90 days advance booking may be available at an additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and Spring Break will require an additional cost. This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.

DONATED BY SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/puertovallarta5night.html

Value:  $4,195

XX-29

BAJA CALIFORNIA - LOS CABOS SPORT FISHING FOR TWO:

Los Cabos is a world-class travel destination situated at the southernmost tip of Baja California Sur, México. It is known for its beaches, nightlife, and world-class sport fishing waters in the Sea of Cortez. If you love fishing, this is the trip for you! 

Package Includes: 

  • 4 nights for 2 adults at an all-inclusive beachfront resort

  • All meals, drinks (including alcohol), gratuities, and non-motorized activities.

  • Approximate 5-hour fishing day in the world-class sport fishing waters of the Sea of Cortez

  • Dozens of resorts to choose from in Los Cabos

This travel package provides 2 adults with a 4-night all-inclusive stay in Los Cabos. Includes an approximate 5-hour sport fishing trip in the Sea of Cortez. Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance. Package expires 24 months after date of purchase. Airfare and ground transportation are not included. Hotel and resort options are subject to change without notice. Group travel and travel with less than 90 days advance booking may be available at an additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and Spring Break will require an additional cost. This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.

DONATED BY SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/cabo-fishing.html

VALUE:  $6,495

XX-30

NEW ZEALAND - 5 DAY 1X1 RED STAG RIFLE HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER: 

This is a donation for a 5-day guided 1x1 hunt with rifle for one hunter on New Zealand’s South Island.  This hunt can be taken March through June in 2024 or 2025.  INCLUDED:  services of a professional guide (1x1) for 5 days; meals; luxury accommodations for 4 nights; road transportation (including Christ Church airport pick-up and return); trophy fees for one red stag (up to 360 SCI) and rifle rental from the outfitter (easiest way to have a good gun for the hunt).  NOT INCLUDED:  gun permit fees if bringing your own rifle; lodging before and after the hunt; trophy fees for additional animals; and gratuities.    Other animals available to be hunted are fallow stag, elk, tahr, chamois, arapawa ram and feral goat.  Arrival and departure point is Christ Church Airport, New Zealand.  Extra hunters are welcome at rate of $550 per day each, and non-hunters are welcome at rate of $250 per day each.  Can accommodate up to 5 couples at one time for lots of fun, very wonderful trip, good hunting, with good food and good accommodations.  The 5-day hunt commences on day of airport pick-up and ends at airport drop-off on day 5. Call outfitter if you want to extend the hunting days and/or rent a helicopter.  Contact Mark Waite directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  RIVERS SOUTH SAFARIS, Mark and Pam Waite and Roger Froling

1409 Claton Road, R.D.17, Sherwood Downs, Fairlie, South Island, New Zealand  

Phone and Fax:  011-64-3-685-4915  

E-mail:  riversouth@xtra.co.nz Web:  riverssouthsafaris.co.nz 

Value:  $8,500

XX-31    INDIANA – 3 DAY ESTATE MANAGEMENT BUCK HUNT FOR  1 HUNTER:

Nathan Morrett has donated a three-day hunt for a management whitetail buck with no score minimum or maximum.  Specializing in monster whitetail bucks, Traditions Deer Camp is located just south of South Bend, Indiana, 20 minutes south of the Michigan border and about 20 minutes from the South Bend airport.  This donation includes using weapon of choice on a 3-day/3-night estate hunt for a Northeastern Whitetail management buck no score maximum.  Included are daily fees for the hunter; hunting out of enclosed, comfortable, elevated blinds; lodging; meals; 1x1 professional guide; and recovery and field prep of your trophy.  This donation can be upgraded to any buck on the property at extra cost.  Hunting weapons are available from the outfitter if needed.  Non-hunters may accompany the hunter at no charge.  Schedule your hunt per available dates September 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024 or 2025.  The following services are not included but available to the winning bidder:  pick up/drop off at the South Bend Airport, taxidermy, meat processing and shipping.  Winning bidder must bring along a full paying hunter at $7,500.  Contact Nathan Morrett directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  TRADITIONS DEER CAMP, Nathan Morrett 

10500 Kern Road, Osceola, IN 46561

Phone:  574-340-1165

Web:  traditionsdeercamp.com

Value:  $7,500

XX-32

MICHIGAN - 5 DAY SPRING TURKEY HUNT FOR ONE HUNTER WITH CROSS BOW:

Roger Froling has donated a five-day crossbow hunt for a Tom Turkey in the rolling hills of Ionia, Michigan.  Hunt must be taken in spring 2024.  Donation includes guide services, a hunting blind on private farm land, and recovery of your trophy.  Not included are accommodations; field preparation, caping and taxidermy of the trophy; and gratuities for guide.   Contact Roger Froling directly for more details and to book the hunt.   

DONATED BY:  FROLING FARMS, Roger Froling

1000 Dildine Road, Ionia, MI 48846

Phone:  616-527-4622                                   Cell:   616-291-0066

Email:  rogerfroling@charter.net          

Value:  $2,500

XX-33  SOUTH AFRICA - 7 DAY PLAINS GAME HUNTING SAFARI FOR 2 HUNTERS:

 This is a 7-night and 7-day hunting safari for 2 hunters to be taken in 2024 or 2025 with the hunting area                to be determined by the species the hunters are interested in hunting.  Includes the trophy fees for one   impala or one warthog per hunter; services of a professional hunter (2x1) with staff of trackers and skinners;   field prep of the trophies; well-equipped hunting camps with electricity, hot running water, flushing toilets,   etc.; all meals and soft drinks; and transportation during the hunt.  Additional hunters welcome at $595/day   each (1x1) or $480/day each (2x1) and non-hunters welcome at $295/day each.  Hunt can be extended at   $595/day (1x1) or $480/day (2x1).  Arrival and departure location will be advised depending on the species   to be hunted.  Extra cost will be transportation cost of $550/person for airport pickup and return.  Contact   Henk or Liezle for more details and to book your trip.

  DONATED BY:  KIDO SAFARIS, Henk and Liezle Brink 

  P.O. Box 481, Mkuze, KwaZulu-Natal, 3965 South Africa

  Phone:  011-2782-571-6565 or 011-2782-642-1217       

  E-mail:  info@kidosafaris.com web:  kidosafaris.com

  Value:  $4,460

XX-34    SOUTH AFRICA - 7 DAY PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI FOR 2 WITH HUNT OPTION:

This is a 6-night and 7-day photographic safari for 2 persons to be taken in 2024 or 2025 with luxury lodge                      accommodations in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa with the option to hunt at a substantial discount.  The lodge   is situated in a private 60,000-acre game reserve that hosts the Big Five and plains game animals that are   native to the area.  The donation includes 6 nights and 7 days accommodation for 2 people, all meals, and 2   photo game drives per day.  The photo safari will be fully guided, and you can decide on the activities you     would like to partake in and the times that you would prefer taking your game drives.  The facilities include   your own en-suite chalet with a swimming pool, dining room, lounge, bar, and an outdoor fireplace for your   evening enjoyment.  Fly into Johannesburg and then connect flight to Richards Bay Airport where lodge staff   will meet you.  The transfer fee from Richards Bay Airport to the lodge and return is $380/vehicle/8   passengers.  The photo safari can be upgraded at a discounted rate to include additional people for the same   time at $4,200 per couple, $2,250 per single adult, and $1,150 for children under 12 years old.  Hunting is   available during the photo safari time at a discounted rate of $295/day (1x1) or $230/day (2x1) & observer   $130/day.  Extra hunting days prior to or after the photo safari are $395/day (1x1) or $295/day (2x1) &   observer $200/day.  Hunting daily rates include professional hunter with vehicle, tracker, skinning and field   prep of trophies and extra cost are the trophy fees and price of an overnight stay at a location other than   the main lodge if necessary.  Contact Henk or Liezle for more details and to book your trip.

  DONATED BY:  KIDO SAFARIS, Henk and Liezle Brink 

  P.O. Box 481, Mkuze, KwaZulu-Natal, 3965 South Africa

  Phone:  011-27-82-571-6555 or 011-27-82-642-1217       

  E-mail:  info@africanspiritsafaris.com

  Web: www.africanspiritpsafaris.com

  Value:  $6,900

 

XX-35

SPAIN - 2 DAY 3 NIGHT HUNT FOR BALEAREAN BOC FOR 1 HUNTER:

Take this opportunity to participate in a unique spot and stalk hunt on the spectacular Spanish Island of Mallorca.  You will climb the cliffs of the northern mountains of the island looking for the reputed Balearean Boc.  Such a hunt was written up in the January/February 2023 issue of Safari Magazine.  In spring season, you will also can enjoy the wonderful Mediterranean climate and the delicious food.  Sightseeing is a must, but we also highly recommend that you arrange an offshore fishing trip.  If your intention is to combine this hunt for other Spanish big game species, Spain Safaris also guides in extraordinary areas on the mainland for Ibex and Chamois, whose seasons are also open in the spring.  This donated hunt to be taken in spring 2024 or 2025.  This donation includes meet and greet at Mallorca airport; all road transfers; 2 hunting days for 1 hunter with rifle for Balearean Boc; 3 nights of full accommodations and meals in a hotel; a bilingual hunting guide with a hunting vehicle; recovery and field prep of your trophy; one Balearean Boc up to 56” SCI and hunting license, permit, and insurance.  You may choose to hunt with your own bow if you prefer to bow hunt.  You may upgrade to a bigger Boc at additional cost.  Additional trophies may be taken for their trophy fees, hunt may be extended at $790/day, and an observer is welcome at $250/day.  Not included are rifle hire with ammo ($60/day), dip & pack of your trophies, export documents, flights to Mallorca, and gratuities to your guide.  Mallorca airport is the arrival and departure location.  For further details and to book your hunt contact Luis Berga directly. 

DONATED BY:  SPAIN SAFARIS, Luis Berga

Laura Garcia Noblejas, 63B, Villaviciosa De Odon, Madrid, Spain 28028 

Phone:  011-34-66-981-4588  

Email:  luis@spainsafaris.es Web:  spainsafaris.es 

Value:  $7,250

 

XX-36

SPAIN - 2 DAY 3 NIGHT HUNT FOR PYRENEAN CHAMOIS FOR 1 HUNTER:

If you like mountain hunting, then bid on this adventure as this hunt has it all; difficult trophy, demanding terrain, long shots, and amazing scenery.  Our areas have a high population of Chamois so that it is likely for you to have several opportunities at a Chamois daily.  Chamois hunting can also be combined with the best free-range mouflon hunting as well as red deer hunting – all in the same area.  Spain Safaris also offers the French subspecies of Chamois:  Chartreuse, Vercors, and Alpine, all nearby.  This donated hunt to be taken in fall 2024.  This donation includes meet and greet at Madrid or Barcelona airport; all road transfers; 2 hunting days for 1 hunter with rifle for Pyrenean Chamois; 3 nights of full accommodations and meals in a hotel; a bilingual hunting guide with a hunting vehicle; recovery and field prep of your trophy; one Pyrenean Chamois up to up SCI bronze medal and hunting license, permit, and insurance.  You may upgrade to a bigger Chamois at additional cost.  Additional trophies may be taken for their trophy fees, hunt may be extended at $790/day, and an observer is welcome at $250/day.  Not included are airfare, rifle hire with ammo ($60/day), dip & pack of your trophies, export documents, and gratuities to your guide.  Madrid or Barcelona airport is the arrival and departure location.  For further details and to book your hunt contact Luis Berga directly. 

DONATED BY:  SPAIN SAFARIS, Luis Berga

Laura Garcia Noblejas, 63B, Villaviciosa De Odon, Madrid, Spain 28028 

Phone:  011-34-66-981-4588  

Email:  luis@spainsafaris.es Web:  spainsafaris.es 

Value:  $6,900 

 

XX-37

SPAIN - 3 DAY HUNT FOR TROPHY EUROPEAN ROE DEER FOR ONE HUNTER:

Fernando Saiz in Spain has donated a three-day rifle hunt for trophy European Roe Deer up to bronze medal CIC for one hunter to be taken in 2024 or 2025.  This trip combines a magnificent hunt with shopping and cultural visits.  You will enjoy very personal treatment in Fernando’s 16th Century Hacienda.  Fernando encourages you to take your spouse or friend, who will be taken with you to different historical cities in which shopping, sightseeing and meals are spectacular.  Madrid Airport is the arrival and departure location.  Included:  reception at the Madrid airport, clearance of guns, transportation from Madrid to the hunting area and return, professional hunter 1x1 (English speaking), and full accommodations (room and meals).  Not included:   air fare to and from Madrid, non-hunting companion ($390/day), hunting license ($290/area), trophy taxidermy prep ($250/trophy), export permit and veterinary certificate ($225/trophy), shipping, surcharges for medal scoring trophies and 21% VAT on donation value.  Hunt can be upgraded to include Ibex (Gredos, Beceite, Southern and Ronda at $8500/each), Pyrenean Chamois ($5400), Iberian Mouflon Sheep ($5100), Iberian Red Stag ($5100), and Wild Boar ($1500).  Contact Fernando directly for more details and to book your hunt dates.

Donated by:  FERNANDO SAIZ - SPAIN, Fernando Saiz 

Vereda De Las Peñas 53, Alcobendas, 28109, Madrid, Spain 

Phone:  011-34-629 017 589                         

Email:  info@fernandosaizspain.com Web:  fernandosaizspain.com 

Value:  $6,390

XX-38

ARGENTINA - 7-DAY ARGENTINA BIG GAME HUNT FOR TWO HUNTERS:

Hunt Anuritay Ranch in Argentina with SCI Professional Hunter of the Year (2005) Francisco Paco Pizarro for big game.  This is a 7-day hunt for two hunters and includes trophy fees for one boar, one Texas Dall ram, and one multi-horned ram per hunter (a total of six trophies) during the 2024 season (February through December). The donation includes luxury lodge accommodations, laundry service, meals, guide services (1x1), free use of guns (if desired), trophy field prep, and caping and salting of trophies. Santiago del Estero Airport is the arrival and departure location.  Not included are domestic and international airfare, hunting license ($200 per hunter), $800 ground transportation fee (round trip for a group of up to four people) from Santiago del Estero airport to lodge round trip, packing and dipping of trophies, veterinary certificate ($750 per hunter), and tips. You will be hunting on 20,000 acres of land with 22 different species of big game animals available. Extra days can be added at $500 per day. Extra hunters are welcome at $500/day and non-hunters are welcome at $200/day.  Additional trophy animals may be hunted for the stated trophy fee and include Red Stag, Fallow Deer, Axis Deer, Water Buffalo, Cougar, Brown Brocket Deer, White-Lipped Peccary, Collared Peccary, Capybara, Mouflon, and more. This is the only place in South America where over 20 species of big game are in the same place. Wing shooting is also available.

DONATED BY:   ANURITAY RANCH and Francisco Pizarro

PHONE:  54 2320 553235

EMAIL:  pacopizarro@yabiru.com.ar or anurity@telviso.com.ar

WEB:  www.anurity.com

VALUE:  $13,600

XX-39

MICHIGAN - SALMON/LAKE TROUT FISHING CHARTER FOR FOUR:

Bruise Time Charters and Captain Chris Schehr have donated a 6-hour salmon/lake trout charter for four people. The charter must be used on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning in May, June, or July 2024. Additional people up to a maximum of six may be added for $75 per person. Requires: a current Michigan fishing license. The charter departs from Ludington, MI.  Contact Chris Schehr directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  BRUISE TIME CHARTERS and Captain Chris Schehr

PHONE: (586) 596-7420

EMAIL:  bruisetime@yahoo.com

WEB:  bruisetimecharters.com

VALUE:  $750

 

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ARGENTINA - 5 DAY HUNT FOR WATER BUFFALO FOR ONE HUNTER: 

Join Paco Riestra for a 5-day/4-night hunt for free range Water Buffalo in Cordoba, Argentina. You will hunt on 165,000 acres of exclusive, private land which is home to over 600 Water Buffalo in three species (Murray, Mediterranean, and Jafarabad). Weapon of your choice rifle or bow. Included in the donation are lodging and meals, beverages (including alcoholic beverages), guide services (1x1), and transfers to and from hunting areas, no score limit, and no high fence.  San Luis Airport is the arrival and departure location.  Not included: gun rental ($350 per hunter per trip), hunting license ($500 per hunter), international and domestic airfare to San Luis Airport LUQ, accommodations before and after the hunt, lodge transfer ($300 per hunter) round trip, ammunition, and tips for guides and staff. The hunt may be taken in 2024 or 2025. The hunt may be upgraded to include an additional hunter at $400 per day and an observer at $300 per day. Additional animals may be added by inquiring by email. 

DONATED BY:  PACO RIESTRA

CONTACT NAME:  Asis Riestra

PHONE:  54 9 351 654 2281EMAIL:  pacoriestra@gmail.com

VALUE:  $7,000

 

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ARGENTINA - 5 DAY HUNT FOR FREE RANGE RED STAG FOR ONE HUNTER: 

Join Paco Riestra for a 5-day/4-night hunt for free range Red Stag in Cordoba, Argentina. You will hunt on 165,000 acres of exclusive, private land which is home to over 500 Red Stag. Weapon of your choice rifle or bow.  Included in the donation are lodging and meals, beverages (including alcohol), guide services (1x1), and transfers to and from hunting areas, no score limit, and no high fence.  San Luis airport is the arrival and departure location.  Not included: gun rental ($350 per hunter per trip), hunting license ($500 per hunter), international and domestic airfare to San Luis Airport LUQ, accommodations before and after the hunt, lodge transfer ($300 per hunter) round trip, ammunition, and tips for guides and staff. The hunt may be taken in 2024 or 2025. The hunt may be upgraded to include an additional hunter at $500 per day and an observer at $300 per day. Additional animals may be added by inquiring by email. 

DONATED BY:  PACO RIESTRA

CONTACT NAME:  Asis Riestra

PHONE:  54 9 351 654 2281

EMAIL:  pacoriestra@gmail.com

VALUE:  $7,500

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ARGENTINA - 4 DAY HIGH VOLUME DOVE HUNTING FOR 4 HUNTERS:

This is a 4-day shotgun high volume dove hunt for 4 persons in Argentina, with HP Wing Shooting Adventures of Argentina.  This four-day guided trip can be scheduled with the outfitter for open dates in 2024 or 2025, but must be scheduled at least three months in advance.  The trip consists of 3 full days and 2 days split between shooting and traveling, still totaling four full days of shooting.  Each of the hunters will prepay for 100 boxes of shells and can buy additional rounds as needed to give you an idea of the volume of shooting.  The hunting party will stay at new “Peumayen Lodge” in Cordoba.  INCLUDES:  all accommodations, meals, an open bar with local beverages, guides, drivers, and a bird boy for each hunter.  Cordoba Airport is the arrival and departure location.  NOT INCLUDED:  flights, shells, dove hunting license, gun rental, transfer fee from Cordoba Airport to the lodge, and gratuities (bird boys, lodge staff, English translator).  Each of the hunters are required to prepay for the shells (non-refundable and non-transferable), hunting licenses, gun rental and transfer fees.  Contact Debbie Gomez in Florida directly for more details and to book your hunt.   DONATED BY:  HP WING SHOOTING ADVENTURES OF ARGENTINA, Hugo Pascuettin

Contact Person:  Debbie Gomez in Florida Phone:  305-804-8040

Argentina Bird Hunts, 15690 SW 260 St., Homestead, FL 33032 

Email:  debabhunts@bellsouth.net

Value:  $7,200

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NE MICHIGAN - HALF DAY SALMON/TROUT/WALLEYE FISHING CHARTER FOR 4:

This a 5-hour Salmon, Steelhead Trout, Lake Trout and Walleye fishing charter on Lake Huron out of Oscoda for 4 persons aboard R&S Charters “Busch Whacker”, a fully-equipped, state inspected, handicapped accessible, 31’3” Baha Cruiser equipped with all necessary fishing tackle and safety equipment and a private toilet.  Schedule your charter on any available weekday between May 20 and August 31, 2024 or 2025.  Donation is for a five-hour fishing trip or limit catch of fish, whichever comes first.  Includes filleting and icing of your catch.  Not included are:  Michigan fishing license, refreshments, and lunch or snacks.  Bring a cooler for your fish fillets. Extra anglers welcome at $100 each.  Call Richard or Staci directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  R&S FISHING CHARTERS & GUIDE SERVICE, Richard and Staci Tack

2770 Fowler Road, Glennie, MI 48737 

Phone:  734-365-3424 

E-mail:  tackcharters@gmail.com Web:  rscharters.com

Value:  $750 

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NE MICHIGAN - HALF DAY SALMON/TROUT/WALLEYE FISHING CHARTER FOR 4:

This a 5-hour Salmon, Steelhead Trout, Lake Trout and Walleye fishing charter on Lake Huron out of Oscoda for 4 persons aboard R&S Charters “Busch Whacker”, a fully-equipped, state inspected, handicapped accessible, 31’3” Baha Cruiser equipped with all necessary fishing tackle and safety equipment and a private toilet.  Schedule your charter on any available weekday between May 20 and August 31, 2024 or 2025.  Donation is for a five-hour fishing trip or limit catch of fish, whichever comes first.  Includes filleting and icing of your catch.  Not included are:  Michigan fishing license, refreshments, and lunch or snacks.  Bring a cooler for your fish fillets. Extra anglers welcome at $100 each.  Call Richard or Staci directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  R&S FISHING CHARTERS & GUIDE SERVICE, Richard and Staci Tack

2770 Fowler Road, Glennie, MI 48737 

Phone:  734-365-3424 

E-mail:  tackcharters@gmail.com Web:  rscharters.com

Value:  $750 

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ARIZONA - 4 DAY JAVELINA HUNT WITH ANY WEAPON FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a 4-day 2X1 guided Javelina hunt for one hunter with any weapon in southern Arizona during February 2025.  Wards Outfitters LLC offers the best Javelina hunting in the state of Arizona.  We guarantee you will not find an outfitter that has produced more trophy book Javelina than us.  If you just want to come down and chase mountain pigs, or if you are looking for that 60# hog, then we are the outfitter for you.  At Wards Outfitters LLC our hunters for the past six years have been 100% successful with 90% of the animals making the Arizona Record book.  If you plan on hunting with us, we recommend you call around and join every big pig contest you can find, because chances are one of our hunters is going to win.  Hunters can expect to see Javelina every day.  The primary means of hunting Javelina include calling, and spot and stalk.   Donation includes lodging, meals, trophy recovery and field prep, guiding, and transportation during the hunt.  Not included are license fees ($115) and gratuities.  Draw application deadline is second Tuesday in June with 100% draw rate.    Hunt arrival and departure point is Tucson, Arizona.  Winning bidder must bring along a full paying hunter at $3,500.   Contact Steven Ward directly for more details and to book your hunt. 

DONATED BY:  WARDS OUTFITTERS LLC., Steven Ward

P.O. Box 337, Wilcox, AZ 85644

Phone:  520-404-5114 Cell:  520-404-5114

Email:  trophyhunts@wardsoutfitters.com Web:  wardsoutfitters.com

Value:  $3,500


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ARIZONA - 5 DAY MULE DEER ARCHERY HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a 5-day 2X1 guided Mule Deer hunt for one hunter in southern Arizona during the August 2024 archery season.  Hunters that choose to hunt with us are in for a real treat, as we have some awesome ranches that consistently produce trophy animals.  Hunters can expect to see several bucks a day.  Primary means of hunting will be long hours of glassing with high quality optics followed by spot and stalk.  Other hunting methods will be using tree stands, sitting by water holes and natural mineral licks, overlooking food plots, and still hunting.   Donation includes lodging, meals, trophy recovery and field prep, guiding, and transportation during the hunt.  Not included are license ($160) and tag ($300) available locally over the counter and gratuities.  Hunt arrival and departure point is Tucson, Arizona.  Winning bidder must bring along a full paying hunter at $8,500.  Contact Steven Ward directly for more details and to book your hunt. 

DONATED BY:  WARDS OUTFITTERS LLC., Steven Ward

635 W. Delos Street, Wilcox, AZ 85643

Phone:  520-384-3351 Cell:  520-404-5114

Email:  trophyhunts@wardsoutfitters.com Web:  wardsoutfitters.com

Value:  $8,500

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ARIZONA - 5 DAY COUES DEER GUN HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a 5-day 2X1 guided Coues Deer hunt for one hunter in southern Arizona during the November 2024 seasons.  Hunt with rifle, handgun, or muzzleloader.  Hunters that choose to hunt with us are in for a real treat, as we have some awesome ranches that consistently produce trophy animals.  Hunters can expect to see several bucks a day.  Primary means of hunting will be long hours of glassing with high quality optics followed by spot and stalk.  Other hunting methods will be using tree stands, sitting by water holes and natural mineral licks, overlooking food plots, and still hunting.   Donation includes lodging, meals, trophy recovery and field prep, guiding, and transportation during the hunt.  Not included are gratuities, license ($160) and tag ($300).  Draw application deadline is second Tuesday in June with 98% draw rate.  If you do not draw the first year, outfitter will help you apply for your hunt for the next year.  Hunt arrival and departure point is Tucson, Arizona.  Winning bidder must bring along a full paying hunter at $7000.   Contact Steven Ward directly for more details and to book your hunt. 

DONATED BY:  WARDS OUTFITTERS LLC., Steven Ward

P.O. Box 337, Wilcox, AZ 85644

Phone:  520-404-5114 Cell:  520-404-5114

Email:  trophyhunts@wardsoutfitters.com Web:  wardsoutfitters.com

Value:  $7,000

 

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MICHIGAN - PHEASANT HUNT FOR FOUR HUNTERS:

Tony Mazzali from Crooked Foot Hunt Club has generously donated a 20-bird pheasant hunt with shotguns for four hunters.  Crooked foot Hunt Club is among Mid-Michigan's newest hunting and sportsman clubs.  Located northeast of Lansing (north of I69 and just east of M52), Crooked Foot specializes in upland bird hunting and hunting dog training on over 380 acres of pristine countryside.  This hunt must take place during October 2024 through March 2025 on open dates agreed upon with Hannah Withey, Crooked Foot Hunt Club executive assistant.  Donation includes 20 birds put out in the fields and hunting dogs with handlers during the walk-up hunt.  Cleaning of the birds after the hunt is available for $2.00/bird.  This hunt can be upgraded to include more hunters, more birds, and even overnight lodging per the Club's price list.  Hunters are invited to bring their own dogs for use during the hunt.  Contact Hannah Withey directly for more details and to book your hunt.     

DONATED BY:  CROOKED FOOT HUNT CLUB, Tony Mazzali (Owner)

Hannah Withey, Executive Assistant Phone:  989-723-9823

7303 South Delaney Road, Owosso, MI 48867

E-mail:  crookedfoot@frontier.com                 Web:  crookedfoothuntclub.com

Value:  $720

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SPAIN – 10 DAY HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER OR 5 DAY HUNT FOR 2 HUNTERS:

Jose Mallo of ESPACAZA-SPAIN has donated a ten-day hunt for one hunter or a five-day hunt for two hunters guided 1x1 using rifle or bow for Spanish Ibex (Gredos, Beceite, South Eastern & Ronda), Roe Deer, Mouflon Sheep, Red Stag, Fallow Deer, Cantabrian Chamois and Pyrenean Chamois to be taken in the Spring/Fall 2024 or 2025 seasons.  Donation includes English speaking guide; first-class accommodations with meals and beverages including wines; trophy field prep, and trophy transportation to shipper.  Ten-day hunter must take 4 trophies.  Five-day hunters must take 2 trophies each.  NOT INCLUDED:  trophy fees for animals harvested, hotels while in Madrid; hunting license $250/area; and 21% VAT on donation value.  Extra hunters welcome at $850/day and non-hunters welcome at $350/day.  The hunt can be extended at $850/day/hunter.  Trip arrival and departure point is Madrid, Spain.  Contact Jose Mallo directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  ESPACAZA-SPAIN, Jose Mallo

C / Nunez de Balboa N49, Madrid 28001, Spain

Phone:   011-34-91575-76-29

Email:  jose@espacaza.com Web:  espacaza.com 

Value:  $8,500

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SERBIA – ROE DEER HUNT WITH RIFLE FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a guided (1x1) Roe Deer hunt with rifle for 1 hunter for 3 days in Serbia.  INCLUDED:  4 nights; 3 hunting days (morning and evening hunts each day); hunting organization; assistance of customs formalities at Belgrade airport in arrival and departure; use of 4x4 vehicle during the stay (1 hunter per vehicle); lodging and full board in 3-star hotels or hunting lodges; assistance of the local game keeper; hunting permit; 3 Roe Deer up to gold medal; recovery, field prep, and measurement of trophies.  NOT INCLUDED:  airline tickets; trophy packing, shipping, and export documentation; gun rental with ammo; drinks and gratuities; trophy fees for any extra animals per the trophy fee list; pre/post hunt accommodations; firearm import fees; and 20% VAT on donation value and total bill.  Schedule this hunt for April 15-September 30, 2024 (best period April-May).  Extra hunters welcome at $5200 each.  Extra hunting days are $550/hunter.  Contact Aleksandar directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  SAFARI ART, Aleksandar Sasha Belancic

Rumenacka 31, Futog, Serbia 21410     Cell:  011-381-63-512-215   Phone/Fax:  011-381-21-301-3804

Email:  info@safari-eha.com       Web:  www.safari-eha.com                                                        VALUE:  $5,200

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SERBIA – ROE DEER HUNT WITH RIFLE FOR 1 HUNTER:

This is a guided (1x1) Roe Deer hunt with rifle for 1 hunter for 3 days in Serbia.  INCLUDED:  4 nights; 3 hunting days (morning and evening hunts each day); hunting organization; assistance of customs formalities at Belgrade airport in arrival and departure; use of 4x4 vehicle during the stay (1 hunter per vehicle); lodging and full board in 3-star hotels or hunting lodges; assistance of the local game keeper; hunting permit; 3 Roe Deer up to gold medal; recovery, field prep, and measurement of trophies.  NOT INCLUDED:  airline tickets; trophy packing, shipping, and export documentation; gun rental with ammo; drinks and gratuities; trophy fees for any extra animals per the trophy fee list; pre/post hunt accommodations; firearm import fees; and 20% VAT on donation value and total bill.  Schedule this hunt for April 15-September 30, 2024 (best period April-May).  Extra hunters welcome at $5200 each.  Extra hunting days are $550/hunter.  Contact Aleksandar directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  SAFARI ART, Aleksandar Sasha Belancic

Rumenacka 31, Futog, Serbia 21410     Cell:  011-381-63-512-215   Phone/Fax:  011-381-21-301-3804

Email:  info@safari-eha.com       Web:  www.safari-eha.com                                                        VALUE:  $5,200

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$1000 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR TAXIDERMY WORK: 

Dan Taylor and his team at Hilde Wildlife Studio have generously donated a $1000 gift certificate to be applied to new incoming taxidermy work.

DONATED BY:  HILDE WILDLIFE STUDIO, Dan Taylor 

9328 Cherrywood, Clarkston, MI 48348

Phone:  248-625-2760 Fax:  248-625-0026

Email:  dantaylor321@aol.com Web:  hildetaxidermy.com        

Value:  $1000

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$1000 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A TROPHY WHITETAIL DEER HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:  

Dan Taylor has donated a $1000 gift certificate toward seven days of hunting for a trophy deer with a gun for one hunter with Dan Taylor of Hilde Hunting Services that includes recovery and field care of your game.  The hunt itself is valued at $3000.  Schedule this hunt with Dan for open dates in 2024 or 2025.  Hunting technique is watching for the deer from elevated enclosed blinds.  Dan uses Spy-Point game cameras to pattern the deer to enhance your success.  Dan has access to over 10,000 acres of private land in southeast Michigan to provide “world class” hunts locally.  Hunter is responsible for the hunting license, accommodations and meals, and transportation to the hunting area.  See Dan in the Hilde Hunting Services booth for more details.  Also, ask Dan about his high success rate spring turkey hunts and fall and winter goose hunts. 

DONATED BY:  HILDE HUNTING SERVICES, Dan Taylor

5300 Belford Road, Holly, MI 48442 

Phone:  248-909-1512 Email:  dantaylor321@aol.com              

Value:  $1,000

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S. AFRICA – 3 DAY HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER WITH $1000 CREDIT TOWARD TROPHY FEES:

Frikkie Jacobs and Darren Wehner have donated $1000 credit toward trophy fees, for a gun hunt in the Kalahari of South Africa to be taken in 2024 or 2025 that includes meet and greet assistance at Johannesburg airport; daily fees for 1 hunter guided 1x1 by a professional hunter and his staff for 3 days; all meals and accommodations with water and soft drinks; daily laundry service; and recovery and field prep of your trophies.  A rifle can be provided by the outfitter.   Also includes $500 credit toward your taxidermy for this hunt by St. Clair Flats Taxidermy of Algonac, MI.  Not included are fees for additional days, dipping, packing, and shipping of your trophies; airfares; and gratuities.  This donation also excludes Johannesburg airport pickup and return at $400 per vehicle/3 persons and airport customs costs.   Additional hunters welcome at $350/day each and non-hunters are welcome at $200/day each.  Any of 30+ plains game animals may also be taken per the current price list.  Johannesburg, South Africa is the arrival and departure location.  For further details and to book your hunt contact Darren Wehner directly. 

DONATED BY:  SHINGALANA SAFARI and ST. CLAIR FLATS TAXIDERMY, Darren Wehner  

Phone:  810-300-3540  

Email:  frikkie@shingalana.co.za  or  darrenwehner@yahoo.com

Web:  shingalanasafaris.com or stclairflatstaxidermy.com  

Value:  $2,550.00

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SOUTH AFRICA - 3 DAY TROPHY COW CAPE BUFFALO GUN HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

Frikkie Jacobs and Darren Wehner have donated a 3-day CAPE BUFFALO COW hunt with weapon of choice from among rifle and handgun for 1 hunter in the Kalahari of South Africa to be taken in 2024 or 2025 that includes meet and greet assistance at Johannesburg airport; daily fees for 1 hunter guided 1x1 by a professional hunter and his staff for 3 days; all meals and accommodations with water and soft drinks; daily laundry service; and recovery and field prep of your trophies.  A rifle can be provided by the outfitter.   Also includes $500 credit toward your taxidermy for this hunt by St. Clair Flats Taxidermy of Algonac, MI.  Not included are fees for additional days, dipping, packing, and shipping of your trophies; airfares; and gratuities.  This donation also excludes Johannesburg airport pickup and return at $400 per vehicle/3 persons and airport customs costs.   Additional hunters welcome at $350/day each and non-hunters are welcome at $200/day each.  Any of 30+ plains game animals may also be taken per the current price list.  Johannesburg, South Africa is the arrival and departure location.  For further details and to book your hunt contact Darren Wehner directly. 

DONATED BY:  SHINGALANA SAFARI and ST. CLAIR FLATS TAXIDERMY, Darren Wehner  

Phone:  810-300-3540  

Email:  frikkie@shingalana.co.za or darrenwehner@yahoo.com

Web:  shingalanasafaris.com or stclairflatstaxidermy.com  

Value:  $5,050.00

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SOUTH AFRICA - 3 DAY PLAINS GAME GUN HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

Frikkie Jacobs and Darren Wehner have donated a 3-day plains game hunt with weapon of choice from among rifle and handgun for 1 hunter in the Kalahari of South Africa to be taken in 2024 or 2025 that includes meet and greet assistance at Johannesburg airport; the trophy fees for one Blesbok and one Impala; daily fees for 1 hunter guided 1x1 by a professional hunter and his staff for 3 days; all meals and accommodations with water and soft drinks; daily laundry service; and recovery and field prep of your trophies.  A rifle can be provided by the outfitter.   Also includes $500 credit toward your taxidermy for this hunt by St. Clair Flats Taxidermy of Algonac, MI.  Not included are fees for additional days, dipping, packing, and shipping of your trophies; airfares; and gratuities.  This donation also excludes Johannesburg airport pickup and return at $400 per vehicle/3 persons and airport customs costs.   Additional hunters welcome at $350/day each and non-hunters are welcome at $200/day each.  Any of 30+ plains game animals may also be taken per the current price list.  Johannesburg, South Africa is the arrival and departure location.  For further details and to book your hunt contact Darren Wehner directly. 

DONATED BY:  SHINGALANA SAFARI and ST. CLAIR FLATS TAXIDERMY, Darren Wehner  

Phone:  810-300-3540  

Email:  frikkie@shingalana.co.za or darrenwehner@yahoo.com

Web:  shingalanasafaris.com or stclairflatstaxidermy.com  

Value:  $2,300.00

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$500 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR TAXIDERMY/CUSTOM WOODWORK:

Owen Eldred of The Wildlife Gallery has generously donated a $500 gift certificate to be applied to incoming taxidermy or custom wood work good through 03-05-25.  The Wildlife gallery is the taxidermy studio used and recommended by famous hunter and TV personality Larry Weishuhn.

DONATED BY:  THE WILDLIFE GALLERY INC. CUSTOM TAXIDERMY STUDIO, Owen Eldred

737 Jackson Road, Blanchard, MI 49310

Phone:  989-561-5369 Fax:  989-561-2233

Email:  taxidermy@thewildlifegallery.com Web:  thewildlifegallery.com

Value:  $500

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JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – 3 NIGHTS AND 3 DAYS FOR 2 PERSONS:  

This is a donation for 2 adults to spend 3 days and 3 nights at The Lodge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and includes a $150 gift card for the Snake River Grill and your choice of excursion:  full day fly fishing, horseback riding, 2 tickets to Jackson Hole Mountain, or a Jeep tour.  Excursions are subject to change and are based on availability.  Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance.  Package expires 24 months after date of purchase.  Airfare and transportation are not included, but airport pickup can be arranged as an additional purchase.  Hotel and restaurant options are subject to availability.  Some activities are not available year-round.  Equivalent substitution will be provided.  Group travel and travel with less than 90 days’ advance booking may be available as an upgrade at an additional cost.  Travel during major holidays and peak travel periods are subject to availability and may require an additional cost.  This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.   Contact Trekker Travel directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER.  Ray Hollingsworth

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/jackson-hole.html

Value:  $6,900

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JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – 3 NIGHTS AND 3 DAYS FOR 2 PERSONS:  

This is a donation for 2 adults to spend 3 days and 3 nights at The Lodge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and includes a $150 gift card for the Snake River Grill and your choice of excursion:  full day fly fishing, horseback riding, 2 tickets to Jackson Hole Mountain, or a Jeep tour.  Excursions are subject to change and are based on availability.  Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance.  Package expires 24 months after date of purchase.  Airfare and transportation are not included, but airport pickup can be arranged as an additional purchase.  Hotel and restaurant options are subject to availability.  Some activities are not available year-round.  Equivalent substitution will be provided.  Group travel and travel with less than 90 days’ advance booking may be available as an upgrade at an additional cost.  Travel during major holidays and peak travel periods are subject to availability and may require an additional cost.  This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.   Contact Trekker Travel directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER.  Ray Hollingsworth 

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/jackson-hole.html

Value:  $6,900

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$250 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR TAXIDERMY WORK: 

Darren and Jennifer Wehner of St. Clair Flats Taxidermy have generously donated a $250 gift certificate to be applied to new incoming work from new customers.  This gift certificate expires at the end of 2025.     
DONATED BY:  ST. CLAIR FLATS TAXIDERMY, Darren and Jennifer Wehner 

4566 Pointe Tremble Road, Algonac, MI 48001

Phone:  810-300-3540

E-mail:  stclairflatstaxidermy@gmail.com Web:  stclairflatstaxidermy.com

 Value:  $250

 

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$250 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR TAXIDERMY WORK: 

Darren and Jennifer Wehner of St. Clair Flats Taxidermy have generously donated a $250 gift certificate to be applied to new incoming work from new customers.  This gift certificate expires at the end of 2025.     
DONATED BY:  ST. CLAIR FLATS TAXIDERMY, Darren and Jennifer Wehner 

4566 Pointe Tremble Road, Algonac, MI 48001

Phone:  810-300-3540

E-mail:  stclairflatstaxidermy@gmail.com Web:  stclairflatstaxidermy.com

 Value:  $250

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MOZAMBIQUE – CAPE BUFFALO 10 DAY HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

Willie Botha of Legadema Hunting Safaris is donating a true classical 10-day cape buffalo safari for 1 hunter, which includes the trophy fee for one buffalo in the Musengezi Concession of Mozambique, Legadema Hunting & Safaris exclusive hunting concession in the Tete province of Mozambique. The concession is roughly 300,000 acres in size unfenced hunting area surrounded by more than 5,000,000 acres of unfenced wild area. The northern border is the mighty Zambezi River (Cahora Bassa catchment area) and the southern border is Zimbabwe. Here you will find some of the largest crocodiles in the world and a good number of elephants, buffalo, hippos, lion, leopard, and plains game.  This is as close as you can get to the Old Way of African hunting. It is a tented camp, solar powered, and each unit has a shower and handbasin with hot and cold water. The camp is right on the banks of the Furumwe River. The Musengezi Concession is one of the few areas left in Africa where you have the opportunity of a true classical big five safari combined with a variety of plains game, fishing, and bird shooting. Legadema offers diverse hunting grounds, including vast grasslands, flood plains, palm savannahs and thick forest in their exclusive concession.  This hunt can also add a crocodile (13-16 feet long) for $4500 trophy fee.  The winning bidder can bring up to 1-3 additional buffalo hunters at the discounted price of $9000 per hunter (day fees and cape buffalo trophy fee included).  Included:  trophy fees for one Cape Buffalo, roundtrip transportation to the Tete Airport, hunting license, gun license, community fees, accommodations, field transportation, 1x1 professional hunter and staff services, meals, laundry, tiger fishing and a free visit to local school/village if time permits.  Not included:  international/domestic airfares, hotel (if required) $60 per night, rifle import license $250, hunt permit $250, additional trophy fees, dip-n-ship, and gratuities.  The donation is good for available dates 2025 or 2026.  The hunt can be upgraded to include additional days at $400 per day, observers at $100 per day, crocodile $4,500, other game as per the price list.  

DONATED BY:  Willie Botha and Legadema Safaris

PHONE:  27 82 556 0813

WEB:   legademahunting.co.za/mozambique.html

VALUE:  $13,500

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MICHIGAN - 2 DAY BOB CAT HUNT WITH HOUNDS FOR ONE HUNTER:

Marcus Garner of Blue Placque Guide Service has donated a two-day hunt with hounds for a bobcat in the Upper Peninsula or Northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.  Weapon used can be choice of rifle, handgun, or bow.  Hunt to be taken in 2025 when the snow conditions are right.  Donation includes guide services with hounds and vehicle transportation for 2 days.  Not included are accommodations; field preparation, caping and taxidermy of the trophy; and gratuities.   Hunter must be a Michigan resident and get the bobcat license and tag in the fall of 2024.  Contact Marcus Garner directly for more details and to book the hunt.   

DONATED BY:  BLUE PLACQUE GUIDE SERVICE, Marcus Garner

11501 South Lakeside Trail, Shepherd, MI 48883

PHONE:  989-506-2729                                   

WEB:  blueplacqueguideservice.com          

Value:  $3,000

XX-64 BROWNING 280 ACKLEY BOLT ACTION RIFLE WITH SLING, SCOPE, AND AMMO:

Up for auction is a 280 Ackley Improved X-bolt Rifle with carbon gray stock and 26-inch barrel.  The Pro 

X-bolt model features a true carbon fiber stock making it extremely lightweight and rigid.  The stock is also

filled with noise dampening foam.  The barrel has a durable and highly protective Cerakote Carbon Gray finish, and its 26-inch length makes the rifle ideal for long range accuracy.  The rifle is topped with a Leupold VX-3HD 3.5-10x40 CDS-ZL Firedot Twilight Hunter scope that helps targeting game in low light situations.  Complete with a rifle sling and two boxes of Nosler Trophy Grade 140 gr. Ammunition, this rifle is ready for action.

DONATED BY:  Chet Decker, President of SCI Detroit Chapter

EMAIL:  chet.decker44@gmail.com

WEB:  scidetroit.org

VALUE:  $3,025

 

XX-65

JEWELRY – 18 Kt GOLD AND CITRINE RING IN A RADIANT ROUND SETTING:

Here is an enchanting Gold and Citrine Ring, resplendent in its solid yellow gold setting. This remarkable ring features a luminous 1.1ct Round Citrine that captures the essence of sunlit warmth and timeless sophistication because of its brilliant golden hues.  Crafted with precision and luxury in mind, the ring is set in 18kt yellow solid gold.  The choice of gold not only enhances the radiant glow of the citrine but also ensures a durable and timeless piece.  The solid gold setting showcases the meticulous craftmanship and attention to detail.  This one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry is available in any

Size.   

DONATED BY:  JEWEL CRAFT INTERNATIONAL, Joseph Karcher

22642 Foxmoor, Novi, MI 48374

PHONE:  248-227-4454

EMAIL:  josephkarcher1@gmail.com

VALUE:  $3,500

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JEWELRY – 18 Kt YELLOW GOLD, CITRINE, AND DIAMONDS RING:

Up for auction is an exquisite 18Kt Yellow Gold Citrine and Diamonds Ring. This masterpiece with a magnificent 2.0 ct

Cushion Checkerboard Cut Citrine, complemented by round-cut Diamonds boasting color and clarity, creating a

symphony of brilliance and elegance.  The beauty of the gemstones is embraced by a solid 18Kt Yellow Gold 

setting.  This ring is available in any size. 

DONATED BY:  JEWELCRAFT INTERNATIONAL, Joseph Karcher                                                                         

22642 Foxmoor, Novi, MI 48374

PHONE:  248-227-4454

EMAIL:  josephkarcher1@gmail.com

VALUE:  $4,200

XX-67

JEWELRY – 18Kt WHITE GOLD, GARNET, AND DIAMONDS RING:

Up for auction is an 18Kt White Gold, Garnet, and diamonds ring.  The blend of sophistication showcases a 2.75 ct Round Checkerboard-cut Garnet and glistening Diamonds with F color and VS1 clarity.  At the heart of this ring lies a commanding 2.75 ct Round Checkerboard-cut Garnet that is meticulously crafted to accentuate its deep, rich hues.  Surrounding the Garnet are Diamonds of exceptional quality and dazzling brilliance.  Put your hand up to win this jewelry and try to count the number of compliments about to come your way.  The ring is available in any size.    

DONATED BY JEWEL CRAFT INTERNATIONAL, Joseph Karcher

22642 Foxmoor, Novi, MI 48374

Phone:  248-227-4454

Email:  josephkarcher1@gmail.com

Value:  $4,200

XX-68

CABO SAN LUCAS - 4 NIGHT ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS:  

This is a donation for 2 adults to spend 4 days and 4 nights’ accommodations in Cabo San Lucas or San Jose del Cabo with all meals, drinks (including alcohol), gratuities and non-motorized activities included.  You have multiple resorts to choose from.  Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos are world-class travel destinations situated at the southernmost tip of Baja California Sur, Mexico and are known for their beaches, water-based activities, and night life.  Walk along the coast, relax by the pool, take a boat tour to see the famous Cabo rock formation, explore the town for the best tacos, or even play a round of golf at one of the local clubs.  This is a great all-inclusive trip for two.  Reservations for this trip must be booked 60 days in advance.  This package expires 24 months after date of purchase.  Transportation is not included.  Hotel options are subject to availability.  Group travel and travel with less than 60 days booking may be available as an upgrade at additional cost.  Travel during major holidays and spring break or peak travel periods are subject to availability and may require an upgrade.  All hotel booking options are subject to availability and subject to change.  Contact Ray Hollingsworth directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:   SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

HGAVacations.com          Web:  hgavacations.com/cabo4night.html

Value:  $4,195

XX-69

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO – 5 NIGHTS ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS: 

Puerto Vallarta is a stunning resort town located on Mexico's Pacific coast in Jalisco state. Known for its spectacular beaches, marine life, water sports, and local resorts, Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. Take a food & mixology tour and discover world-class food options and delectable drinks, embark on a whale-watching adventure, go snorkeling, or simply chill and relax poolside with a cocktail and soak up the beautiful sunshine. This package includes 5 nights for 2 adults at an all-inclusive beachfront resort in Puerto Vallarta; all meals, drinks, gratuities, and non-motorized activities with multiple resorts to choose from.  This travel package provides 2 adults with a 5-night all-inclusive stay in Puerto Vallarta. Reservations must be booked at least 90 days in advance. Package expires 24 months after date of purchase. Airfare and ground transportation are not included. Hotel and resort options are subject to change without notice. Group travel and travel with less than 90 days advance booking may be available at an additional cost. Adults-only resorts or travel during major holidays and Spring Break will require an additional cost. This certificate may not be resold and is not refundable.

DONATED BY SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

HGAVacations.com         Web:  hgavacations.com/puertovallarta5night.html

Value:  $4,195

XX-70

SOUTH AFRICA - 7 DAY PLAINS GAME HUNTING SAFARI FOR 1-4 HUNTERS:

This is an 8-night and 7-day hunting safari for 1-4 hunters and 1-4 non-hunters to be taken in 2024 or 2025 in the Limpopo Province of South Africa using weapon of choice from among rifle, bow, handgun, crossbow, and muzzleloader.  Includes the services of a professional hunter (1x1) with staff of trackers and skinners; field prep of the trophies; well-equipped hunting camps with electricity, hot running water, flushing toilets, etc.; all meals, beer, wine, and soft drinks; transportation during the hunt; and pickup and drop off at Johannesburg Airport.  Also includes $1000 credit per hunter for trophy fees.  Hunt can be extended at $350/day.  Contact Doug Watt directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  DIEKIE MULLER SAFARIS, U.S. Rep. Doug Watt

Phone:  949-466-2700 Email:  doug@dmsafaris.com Web:  dmsafaris.com

Value:  $17,800

XX-71    SOUTH AFRICA - 10 DAY GUN HUNTING SAFARI FOR 2 HUNTERS & 2 OBSERVERS: 

Mynyati Safaris is pleased to present a 10-day hunting safari (including day of arrival and day of       departure) for 2 hunters and 2 non-hunters to be taken in 2024 or 2025.  The first 5 days are free and included in the hunt.  Also included in the hunt are one Zebra and one Blue Wildebeest to be split between the two hunters.  Each hunter will have the choice of a second animal that is included in the safari donation to be chosen from one each of Steinbuck, Duiker, Springbuck, Blesbuck, Impala or Jackal.  The hunters may each upgrade the hunt to include a Sable Bull measuring 38-42 inches at a discount price of $3,500 per Sable.  As an extra bonus, the 2 hunters and 2 observers will be treated to 2 days of sightseeing in Pilansberg Nature Reserve after the hunt is completed.  Each hunter must agree to purchase a minimum of 3 or more additional trophies per the price list of the concession being hunted.  Each hunter must also agree to add an additional 5 or more hunting days.  You must book your safari within 3 months of purchase by depositing with Mynyati Safaris $2,200 for the group of 2 hunters and 2 non-hunters.  Use email to keep in contact with Mynyati Safaris.  Hunt may also be upgraded to include big five trophies per the price list.  Included:  the service of a licensed professional hunter (1x1), use of hunting vehicles, hunting permits, full lodging, all meals, alcoholic beverages within reason, soft drinks, drinking water, recovery and field preparation of your trophies, and delivery of your trophies to the local taxidermist for shipping/mounting.  Not included:  international airfare to and from South Africa (arrival in Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport); pre & post safari excursions; tips to safari staff; trophy fees for additional animals (must be paid in full); and dipping, shipping, and mounting fees to ship trophies back to USA, Canada, or Europe.

DONATED BY:  MYNYATI SAFARIS, Abrie van Wyk

8 Grey Street Elandia, Klerksdorp, Northwest, South Africa 2571

Phone:  011-27-72-982-8767

Email:  phvanwyk35@gmail.com Web:  mynyatisafaris.co.za

Value:  $12,500                                                

 

XX-72    SOUTH AFRICA 10 DAY HUNTING SAFARI FOR 2 HUNTERS:

Enjoy the ultimate South African Safari experience using your choice of rifle, bow, and crossbow with Hannes Els of Limcroma Safaris during open dates March through November 2024 or 2025 in the Limpopo Province on nearly 200,000 acres of privately owned and closely managed hunting concessions.  This exclusive 10 day plains game safari includes:  daily rates for 2 hunters guided 2x1 by a licensed professional hunter with a hunting vehicle, a staff of trackers, skinners, camp staff and daily laundry; recovery and care of your trophies; the trophy fees for your choice of 2 species per hunter from among one Zebra or Blue Wildebeest and from among one Impala, Blesbuck or Warthog; luxurious native thatched five-star chalets with ensuite baths; and delectable South African fashion cuisine and beverages including South African wines and local beers.  Additional Plains Game and Dangerous Game species may be added per current price list.  Additional hunters are welcome at $400/day each and non-hunters are welcome at $250/day each.  Upon arrival at OR TAMBO International Airport in Johannesburg, guests will personally be met by a Limcroma Safaris Representative and transported ($600/group) to their private game lodge.  Not included are:  international airfare, pre or post safari accommodations, and gratuities for the staff.  When you book your safari, Limcroma requests a $1000 deposit per hunter to be credited toward your costs while with Limcroma.

DONATED BY:  LIMCROMA SAFARIS, Hannes Els

USA Representative: Jeff C Kennedy

934 Tealwood Drive, Keller, TX 76248

Phone:  817-271-9858 Fax:  817-605-1016

Email:  safari@limcroma.com Web:  Limcroma.com

Value:  $14,500

XX-73    MICHIGAN – PROPERTY INSPECTION AND CONSULTATION TO OPTIMIZE FOR WILDLIFE:

Josh Bailey of Michigan Whitetail Food Plots has donated a full property consultation that includes a two- to-four-hour property walk to provide instructions on how to optimize the property for whitetail hunting.  The instructions will include for food plots:  taking soil samples and sending the samples in for analysis, publishing a soil correction report, and recommending spring and fall plantings; tree stand and hunting blind location options; and optimal trail camera locations.  The optimization instructions will also include timber stand improvement options from among clear cut, select cut, hinge cut, and new tree plantings.

Josh Bailey has over 20 years of successful experience in optimizing properties for whitetail hunting.  Contact Josh directly to schedule your property inspection and consultation,

DONATED BY:  MICHIGAN WHITETAIL FOOD PLOTS, Josh Bailey

140 S. 27 Road, Boon, MI 49618

Phone:  231-878-2255

Email:  michiganwhitetailfoodplots@gmail.com Web:  michiganwhitetailfoodplots.com

Value:  $1,200

 

XX-74    SLAYER 5-SIDED BOW/GUN HUNTING BLIND:

Rob Throwbridge has donated for auction a Slayer Hunting Blind.  The Slayer Blind is a 5-sided blind with large horizontal silent operating windows so it can be used for gun or crossbow hunting.  This is a permanent hard-sided hunting blind that is also modular.  All 5 sides, the roof, and the base can be taken apart and moved in minutes.  The walls and base are fully carpeted to provide a quiet and comfortable interior.  The roof is one piece polymer for no leaking.  The side walls are 6’6” tall, the center ceiling height is 7’3”, and the interior floor plan measures over 6’ from point to point.

DONATED BY:  SLAYER BLINDS, Rob Trowbridge

Phone:  517-726-0221

Email:  slayerblinds@gmail.com Web:  slayerblinds.com  

Value:  $3,450       

 

XX-75    HUNTING KNIFE WITH LEATHER SHEATH:

Up for auction is a custom-made drop point hunting knife with 3.75” cutting edge and 8.5” overall length.

The blade material is CPM-154 Crucible Powdered Material with a hardness of Rockwell C-60.  The handle is stabilized curly maple with a single brass guard, two ¼” solid brass pins, and a turquoise accent stripe.  It includes a leather sheath and a display stand made of exotic wood and buffalo horn.  If the knife package is to be shipped to the buyer, the shipping charges must be prepaid by the buyer. 

DONATED BY:  MIGHTY SHARP CUTS, Ron Sandberg

Cell:  313-310-6959                                                            

Email:  sandbergron1426@gmail.com

Value:  $400                        

 

XX-76 LARGE BOWIE KNIFE:

Up for auction is large custom-made Bowie knife nicknamed “Iron Mistress” from a 1952 movie of the same name.  The knife overall length is 17-3/4”.  The 11-1/2” long, 2’’ deep, and 3/8” thick blade is made of 440-C stainless Steel with a 58 Rockwell “C” hardness.  It has a NiSil double guard and 1/8” solid brass blade catcher top edge.  If the knife package is to be shipped to the buyer, the shipping cost must be prepaid by the buyer.

DONATED BY:  MIGHTY SHARP CUTS, Ron Sandberg

Cell:  313-310-6959

Email:  sandbergron1426@gmail.com

Value:  $700

   

XX-77

SOUTH AFRICA - 10 DAY PLAINS GAME RIFLE SAFARI FOR 2 HUNTERS:

Dave Davenport of Leopard's Valley Safaris has donated an African Plains Game 10-day safari for 2 hunters plus $3,000 trophy fee credit to be shared between the hunters in Eastern Cape, South Africa.  With access to over 190,000 acres of game rich land in the Karoo region of the Eastern Cape, Leopards Valley Safaris offers some of the best fair chase hunting for animals anywhere.  This hunt is to be taken in 2024 or 2025 and includes daily fees guided 2x1 by a professional hunter and his staff for 10 days, 4x4 transportation during the hunt; all meals and luxury accommodations with WIFI, soft drinks, beer, and wine; daily laundry service; and recovery and field prep of your trophies.  Not included are fees for additional days, additional trophies, or additional hunters; dipping, packing, and shipping of your trophies; airfares; taxidermy and gratuities.  This donation also excludes arrival and departure days at $195/person plus 15% tax, and airport pickup and return at $600 per vehicle.  Any of 30+ additional plains game animals may be taken per the current price list.  Additional hunters are welcome at $400/day each and observers are welcome at $195/day each.  Rifle hire is available at $30/day plus ammunition cost.  Port Elizabeth, South Africa is the arrival and departure location.  This donation is given in good faith to SCI, to help support their worthy causes.  With this in mind, we do not allow 2 donation hunts back-to- back, or at the same time, by the same group, nor gifting or reselling this donation to somebody else.  For further details and to book your hunt contact Dave or Nikki Davenport directly. 

DONATED BY:  LEOPARD'S VALLEY SAFARIS, Dave and Nikki Davenport 

P.O. Box 23, Pearston 5860, Eastern Cape, South Africa 

Phone:  011-27-42-246-1388 Cell:  011-27-82-774-7689 

Email:  dave@leopardsvalley.co.za Web:  leopardsvalley.co.za 

Value:  $8,100


XX-78

MICHIGAN - SALMON/LAKE TROUT FISHING CHARTER FOR FOUR:

Bruise Time Charters and Captain Chris Schehr have donated a 6-hour salmon/lake trout charter for four people. The charter must be used on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning in May, June, or July 2024. Additional people up to a maximum of six may be added for $75 per person. Requires: a current Michigan fishing license. The charter departs from Ludington, MI.  Contact Chris Schehr directly for more details and to book your trip.

DONATED BY:  BRUISE TIME CHARTERS and Captain Chris Schehr

PHONE: (586) 596-7420

EMAIL:  bruisetime@yahoo.com

WEB:  bruisetimecharters.com

VALUE:  $750

XX-79

CROATIA – BIG GAME HUNT WITH RIFLE FOR 2 HUNTERS:

This is a guided (2x1) Big Game hunt with rifle for 2 hunters in Croatia for any of the following species:  Brown Bear (Sept 16–Dec 15 and Mar 1–May 15), Fallow Deer (Sept 16-Jan 31), Chamois, (Oct 1-Jan 31), Mouflon Sheep (all year), Red Stag (Aug 16-Jan 15), Wild Boar (all year), Barbary Sheep (all year), Dalmatian Sheep (all Year), and Feral Goat (all Year).  INCLUDED:  6 nights; 3 hunting days (morning and evening hunts each day); 2 tourism days (can be changed to hunting days with no charge); hunting organization; assistance of customs formalities at Zagreb or Split airport in arrival and departure; use of 4x4 vehicle during the stay (2 persons per vehicle); lodging and full board in 3-4-star hotels or hunting lodges; assistance of the local game keeper; and first treatment of trophies.  NOT INCLUDED:  airline tickets; Croatia hunting license $140 per hunter, official measurement of trophies $35/trophy; trophy caping $100/trophy; for bear skinning $250; bear up to 300 points salting and drying $250 and tanning $750, bear from 300-400 points salting and drying $350 and tanning $950, bear from 400-500 points, salting and drying $450 and tanning $1250; trophy packing, shipping and export documentation; CITIES documentation for bear; gun rental with ammo $150; tips, drinks and gratuities; trophy fees for the animals per the trophy fee list; pre/post hunt accommodations; firearm import fees; and 25% VAT on donation value and total bill.  Schedule this hunt for 2024, 2025 or 2026.  Extra hunters welcome at $4100 each and observers welcome at $2500 each.  Extra hunting days are $550/hunter and extra observer days are $350/observer.  Contact Aleksandar directly for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  SAFARI ART, Aleksandar Sasha Belancic

Rumenacka 31, Futog, Serbia 21410        Cell:  011-381-63-512-215     

Email:  info@afari-eha.com Web:  www.safari-eha.com       

VALUE:  $6,600

XX-80    S. AFRICA PLAINS GAME SAFARI AND ZIMBABWE VICTORIA FALLS RETREAT FOR 2:

Enjoy 3 days of plains game hunting for one hunter and one non-hunter in the central part of South Africa followed by 4 days of retreat to the beautiful Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in 2024 or 2025.  Hunting package includes trophy fees for one Oryx and one common Springbuck; day fees for one hunter and one non- hunter with full service of hunting lodge, staff, skinners, trackers, and professional hunter (1x1); all meals and accommodations for the hunt; recovery and field prep of the trophies; and delivery of the trophies to the taxidermist.  The Victoria Falls retreat includes accommodations at a Zambezi River lodge for 3 nights and 3 morning breakfasts with return international flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls and hotel transfers.  Not included are firearm clearance charges at certain airports ($35/firearm each way); 15 VAT; rifle hire @ $50/rifle/day; hunting licenses in certain provinces; additional trophies as per 2024/2025 price list; pre and post safari flights and hotel accommodations; trophy taxidermy and shipping; and transfer fee from nearest airport to hunting concession and return.  Additional hunters welcome at $600/hunter/day and additional non-hunters welcome at $250/observer/day.  Contact Jannie directly for more information and to book your adventure.

DONATED BY:  JANNIE OTTO SAFARIS, J. M. Otto

PostNet Suite 389, P/Bag X31, Knysna, South Africa 6570

Phone:  011-27-83-470-7965

Email:  info@jannieotto.com Web:  jannieotto.com

Value:  $10,700

  

XX-81

KENTUCKY - FIVE DAY BOW WHITETAIL BUCK HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER: 

One hunter to come join us on a quality free-range archery bow/crossbow hunt for five days and six nights for a whitetail buck in beautiful West Central Kentucky September 24 – October 30, 2024, with Buck Country Outfitters.  We offer 7000 plus acres of private land with various food plots and a perfect mix of timber land to grow monster whitetail deer.  With private land that spans 4 counties, our 20 plus year Quality Deer Management Program restricts hunters to 130 inch or better bucks.  Donation includes:  5 days & 6 nights first-class lodging and meals; guides, transport while hunting, trophy recovery, trophy field prep, trophy transport to local game processor and taxidermist; and trophy fees on 1 buck.  Extra costs are hunting license (available locally), meat processing, taxidermy, and gratuities.  Non-hunting observers are welcome at $1,500 each.  Contact Bill Brenner directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  BUCK COUNTRY OUTFITTERS OF KENTUCKY, William Brenner

1371 Yeaman Road, Caneyville, KY 42721

Phone:  270-370-9322

Email:  bbrenner0013@gmail.com Web:  bcohunt.com

Value:  $3,000

XX-82

LOUISIANA - 4 NIGHTS & 3 FULL DAYS IN-SHORE FISHING FOR 2 ANGLERS: 

Welcome to South Louisiana, the fisherman’s paradise.  The Cajun Queen will put you on the fish.  Fishing will consist of plying the marsh flats for redfish and popping the beaches and bays for speckled sea trout and a wide variety of other targeted species including:  sheephead, mangrove snapper, pompano, white trout, black drum, variety of sharks, flounder, and catfish.  No rough waters here, just endless miles of tidal marsh-canals, man-made rock jetties, and beaches.  All quality tackle and live bait is provided.  Captain Nate is anxious to host you on the boat.  At the end of the day your catch will be fileted and iced ready for the trip home.  With the most liberal fish limits of all the Gulf States, the odds are in your favor for a great trip.  Three full days of fishing are included with some break from the sun if needed.  Up to 2 extra anglers may be added at $2,500 each.  Trip arrival and departure point is New Orleans, Louisiana.  A $20 fishing license (available locally) is required for each angler.  Not included are gratuities to the captain and transport to Port Fourchon.  Trip accommodations are a houseboat with all meals and beverages provided.  Trip to be taken April-October 2024 or 2025.  Contact Drake Dawson directly for more details and to book your trip.  

DONATED BY:  CAJUN QUEEN, Drake Dawson

2415 Cedar Lake Dr., New Bloomfield, MO 65063

Phone:  573-544-2041 Email:  cajunqueenadventures@gmail.com 

Web:  cajunqueenadventures.com

Value:  $5,995

 

XX-83 TEXAS – 3 DAY/2 NIGHT TROPHY EXOTICS HUNT FOR 2-5 HUNTERS:

This is a hunt for 2-5 hunters for 5 trophy exotics deep in the heart of Texas using weapons of choice that includes $5000 of credit toward trophy fees ($1000 credit per trophy exotic).  Select from 30+ species of exotics that can be hunted year-round.  This package also includes 3 days and 2 nights meals, lodging, professional guide, field dressing/skinning quartering of your animals, non-alcoholic beverages, and bass trout fishing.  You will stay at the 150-year-old historic Calhoun Working Cattle Ranch in the restored cabin, hunters’ lodge, or luxury tepees.  All the hunts are conducted in either safari, spot-and-stalk, or stand style.  Weapons of choice include crossbow, bow, rifle, and muzzleloader (loaner guns and crossbows are available).  There are a large meat cooler and freezers on site accommodating large and small animals for your convenience.  The ranch is located roughly one hour driving time from Austin and San Antonio.  Not included dipping, packing, and shipping of your meat and trophies; your transportation to the ranch; Texas hunting license ($48 available locally); and gratuities.  Extra days/nights and non- hunters can be added at our posted daily rates.  Hunt to be taken by January 1, 2025.  Contact L Ray Calhoun for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  L&L ADVENTURES, L Ray Calhoun

4001 Ledgerock Road, Wimberly, TX 78676

Phone:  512-940-5111

Email:  landladventures78676@gmail.com Web:  landladventures.net      

Value:  $7,500 valid until 01-01-2025

XX-84 TEXAS – 3 DAY/2 NIGHT TROPHY WHITETAIL AND EXOTICS HUNT FOR 2 HUNTERS:

This is a hunt for 2 hunters for 2 trophy whitetail bucks (160-300” SCI) plus trophy exotics deep in the heart of Texas that includes $4000 of credit toward trophy fees ($2000 credit per hunter) toward the two fully-guided whitetail bucks plus $2000 of credit ($1000 credit per hunter) toward a trophy exotic hunt.  Select from 30+ species of exotics that can be hunted year-round.  This package also includes 3 days and 2 nights meals, lodging, professional guide, and field dressing/skinning quartering of your animals.  You will stay at the 150-year-old historic Calhoun Working Cattle Ranch in the restored cabin or hunters’ lodge.  All the hunts are conducted in either safari, spot-and-stalk, or stand style.  Weapons of choice include bow, crossbow, rifle, and muzzleloader (loaner guns and crossbows are available).  There are a large meat cooler and freezers on site accommodating large and small animals for your convenience.  The ranch is located roughly one hour driving time from Austin and San Antonio.  Not included dipping, packing, and shipping of your meat and trophies; your transportation to the ranch; Texas hunting license ($48 available locally); and gratuities.  Extra days/nights and non-hunters can be added at our posted daily rates.  Hunt to be taken by January 1, 2025.  Contact L Ray Calhoun for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  L&L ADVENTURES, L Ray Calhoun

4001 Ledgerock Road, Wimberly, TX 78676

Phone:  512-940-5111

Email:  landladventures78676@gmail.com Web:  landladventures.net      

Value:  $9,500 valid until 01-01-2025

 

XX-85 WYOMING – 5 DAY/6 NIGHT ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

Best of the West Outfitters invites one hunter to Wyoming for a 5-day/6-night 1x1 guided Rocky Mountain Elk hunt.  Method of take is hunter’s choice.  Schedule this hunt with outfitter for open dates between September 7 – October 31, 2024 or 2025.  From the expertise of their guides to the quality of their camps, and of course, the incredible resource of the Wyoming wilderness, Best of the West Outfitters deliver an experience worthy of their name with every trip.  Included are wall tent accommodations, meals, 1x1 guide service, recovery and field prep of your trophy, and ground transfers.  Additional hunters are welcome for $6,500 each and non-hunters are welcome for $4,990.  Not included are before and after hunt expenses, license with tag (($1,283), packing/shipping of your trophy, and gratuities.  Application deadline for permit draw is January 31, 2024 for a 2024 hunt and January 31, 2025 for a 2025 hunt (contact outfitter for more details).   Arrival/departure point is Big Piney, Wyoming.  Contact Kacy Conner for more details and to book your hunt.  

DONATED BY:  BEST OF THE WEST OUTFITTERS, LLC, Kacy Conner

Phone:  503-268-9686

Email:  tori@bestofthewestoutfitters.com Web:  bestofthewestoutfitters.com      

Value:  $6,495 

XX-86

BLACK CASHMERE CAPE WITH GRAY FOX TRIM & HOOD:

Up for auction is a Black Cashmere Blend 31” Cape with Gray Fox Trim and Hood.  One size fits all.  Fur origin is USA.  Includes free   monogramming.  If the fur is to be shipped to the buyer, the shipping cost must be prepaid by the buyer.

DONATED BY:  CASCADE FUR SALON, John Hayes 

6504 28th Street SE Unit #U, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 

Phone:  616-957-4936 

E-mail: cascadefurs@yahoo.com

Value:  $2,000

XX-87

TWO TONE 27” NATURAL DARK MAHOGANY MINK AND KNIT CAPE WITH MATCHING HEADBAND:

Up for auction is a two-tone natural dark mahogany mink & knit cape 

with matching headband.  One size fits all.  Fur origin is USA.  Includes free monogramming.  If the fur is to be shipped to the buyer, the shipping cost must be prepaid by the buyer.

DONATED BY:  CASCADE FUR SALON, John Hayes 

6504 28th Street SE Unit #U, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 

Phone:  616-957-4936 

E-mail: cascadefurs@yahoo.com

Value:  $4,600

XX-88 NEW ZEALAND - 3 DAY HUNT FOR BRONZE MEDAL RED STAG FOR ONE HUNTER:

Southern Hunting Adventures invites one hunter to South Island, New Zealand for a 

3-day/2-night rifle or bow hunt in 2024 for a bronze medal Red Stag up to 320” SCI.  Includes wilderness mountain cabin accommodations. all meals; 1x1 guide with hunting vehicle; $3000 trophy fee for one bronze medal red stag; and recovery, field prep, trophy prep, and transportation of your trophy(s) to shipper.  Hunt arrival and departure point is Queensland, New Zealand.  Hunt can be upgraded to a higher scoring Red Stag and to other big game such as Fallow Stag, Elk, Tahr, and Chamois at negotiable prices.  Outfitter can provide a suitable rifle.  Extra hunters welcome at $550/day each plus price of trophy animal(s) and non-hunters welcome at $200/day each.  Not included are flights to Queensland and gratuities.  Contact Caleb Baumann directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  SOUTHERN HUNTING ADVENTURES, Sheldon Lye

91 Gibbston Buck Road, Queensland, Otago, NZ 

USA Rep:  Caleb Baumann

Phone:  734-807-1344

Email:  caleb@trophyhunting.co.nz Web:  trophyhunting.co.nz

    Value:  $4,650

 

XX-89 SOUTH DAKOTA – 3 DAYS/4 NIGHTS SHOTGUN PHEASANT HUNT FOR 2 HUNTERS:

We invite you to Pollock, South Dakota situated in the Missouri River Plateau.  We are located roughly an hour and twenty minutes driving time south of Bismark, North Dakota.  Experience great upland pheasant shotgun hunts over dogs in the perfect habitat August-November, 2024 or 2025.  Stay with us on sight with hearty northern meals and plenty of after-the-hunt beverages.  No need to awake before dawn on this hunt as we will be hunting 5 minutes from our lodging, and we give the birds time to wake up while we have breakfast and coffee.  We hunt 800 acres of private reserve that is loaded with wild birds and is supplemented with preserve birds as needed.  We also have 4500 additional acres of private wild free ranging pheasant habitat.  Your hunt can be a combination of free ranging (up to 3 birds/hunter/day in season) and reserve pheasants (up to 2-5 birds/hunter/day) with a total of up to 5 birds/hunter/day.  Guide and dogs are provided, but you are welcome to bring you own bird dog if you want.  Included in trip:  lodging, meals, drinks, professional guide (1x4) with well trained dogs and transportation, and up to 5 pheasants per hunter per day.  Up to 2 additional hunters are welcome at $2,995/hunter.  You can enhance your hunt at extra cost ($2000/hunter) by adding on archery whitetail or muledeer hunting in the mornings and evenings to get the full South Dakota experience.  Trip arrival and departure point is Bismarck, North Dakota.  Not included in this trip:  transportation to/from Pollock, Bismarck airport pickup/drop off, license fees, gratuities to guide and staff, and taxidermy/shipping.  We are anxious to host you.  Contact Drake or Karlin for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  SAFARI UNLIMITED, Drake Dawson (Owner)

2415 Cedar Lake Drive, New Bloomfield, MO 65063

Phone:  573-544-2041 Email:  safariunlimitedllc@gmail.com

Phone:  573-590-1572 (Dir. Of Operations Karlin Gill)           Email:  safariguidekarli@gmail.com

Value:  $5,990

XX-90 TEXAS – 3 DAY/2 NIGHT TROPHY EXOTICS HUNT FOR 2-5 HUNTERS:

This is a hunt for 2-5 hunters for 5 trophy exotics deep in the heart of Texas using weapons of choice that includes $5000 of credit toward trophy fees ($1000 credit per trophy exotic).  Select from 30+ species of exotics that can be hunted year-round.  This package also includes 3 days and 2 nights meals, lodging, professional guide, field dressing/skinning quartering of your animals, non-alcoholic beverages, and bass trout fishing.  You will stay at the 150-year-old historic Calhoun Working Cattle Ranch in the restored cabin, hunters’ lodge, or luxury tepees.  All the hunts are conducted in either safari, spot-and-stalk, or stand style.  Weapons of choice include crossbow, bow, rifle, and muzzleloader (loaner guns and crossbows are available).  There are a large meat cooler and freezers on site accommodating large and small animals for your convenience.  The ranch is located roughly one hour driving time from Austin and San Antonio.  Not included dipping, packing, and shipping of your meat and trophies; your transportation to the ranch; Texas hunting license ($48 available locally); and gratuities.  Extra days/nights and non- hunters can be added at our posted daily rates.  Hunt to be taken by January 1, 2025.  Contact L Ray Calhoun for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  L&L ADVENTURES, L Ray Calhoun

4001 Ledgerock Road, Wimberly, TX 78676

Phone:  512-940-5111

Email:  landladventures78676@gmail.com Web:  landladventures.net      

Value:  $7,500 valid until 01-01-2025

XX-91 TEXAS – 3 DAY/2 NIGHT TROPHY WHITETAIL AND EXOTICS HUNT FOR 2 HUNTERS:

This is a hunt for 2 hunters for 2 trophy whitetail bucks (160-300” SCI) plus trophy exotics deep in the heart of Texas that includes $4000 of credit toward trophy fees ($2000 credit per hunter) toward the two fully-guided whitetail bucks plus $2000 of credit ($1000 credit per hunter) toward a trophy exotic hunt.  Select from 30+ species of exotics that can be hunted year-round.  This package also includes 3 days and 2 nights meals, lodging, professional guide, and field dressing/skinning quartering of your animals.  You will stay at the 150-year-old historic Calhoun Working Cattle Ranch in the restored cabin or hunters’ lodge.  All the hunts are conducted in either safari, spot-and-stalk, or stand style.  Weapons of choice include bow, crossbow, rifle, and muzzleloader (loaner guns and crossbows are available).  There are a large meat cooler and freezers on site accommodating large and small animals for your convenience.  The ranch is located roughly one hour driving time from Austin and San Antonio.  Not included dipping, packing, and shipping of your meat and trophies; your transportation to the ranch; Texas hunting license ($48 available locally); and gratuities.  Extra days/nights and non-hunters can be added at our posted daily rates.  Hunt to be taken by January 1, 2025.  Contact L Ray Calhoun for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  L&L ADVENTURES, L Ray Calhoun

4001 Ledgerock Road, Wimberly, TX 78676

Phone:  512-940-5111

Email:  landladventures78676@gmail.com Web:  landladventures.net      

Value:  $9,500 valid until 01-01-2025

XX-92   FLORIDA – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER ASTRONAUT ADVENTURE FOR 2 PERSONS: 

This adventure for 2 persons includes Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, meeting a veteran astronaut, 2-day Visitor Complex admission, 3-night stay in a standard guest room at Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal, and Winspire booking and concierge service.  Enjoy a unique experience for 2 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, approximately 45 minutes east of Orlando.  More interactive than a museum, more inspirational than a science center, and more authentic and educational than a theme park, the Kennedy Space Center offers a mix of thrilling simulators, breathtaking attractions, behind-the-scenes tours,

interactive exhibits, larger-than-life-3D space films, rocket launch viewing opportunities (when available) and more.  Ignite your imagination on the Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour while getting up close to restricted areas such as launch pads and the Vehicle Assembly Building at America’s Spaceport.  This 2-hour tour includes stops along the way before a final stop at Apollo/Saturn V Center.  Imagine hearing about life in space from someone who has been there firsthand!  Enjoy the opportunity to ask a veteran NASA astronaut everything you wanted to know in a personalized, small group setting.  Light refreshments, mimosas (morning), beer and wine (afternoon), a commemorative gift, and a signed lithograph are also included.  The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex admission for two days includes numerous shows and exhibits (subject to change), including:

  • Space Shuttle Atlantis

  • Shuttle Launch Experience

  • Heroes and Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

  • Journey to Mars:  Explorers Wanted

  • IMAX Theater 3D Films

  • Rocket Launch Viewing (when available)

Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room at Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal.  Enjoy a spacious guestroom, the signature Hyatt Grand Bed, a plush Cozy Corner oversized sofa sleeper, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel, and free continental breakfast.  Winspire Travel Packages must be booked within one year of the purchase date and the actual travel date must occur within two years of the purchase date.  Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals to help you arrange your experience.  Reservations are subject to availability, blackout dates, and major holidays.

Reservations must be booked 60 days in advance of travel.

DONATED BY:  SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

Phone:  810-543-1125

Value:  $2,633

XX-93   FLORIDA – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER ASTRONAUT ADVENTURE FOR 2 PERSONS: 

This adventure for 2 persons includes Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, meeting a veteran astronaut, 2-day Visitor Complex admission, 3-night stay in a standard guest room at Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal, and Winspire booking and concierge service.  Enjoy a unique experience for 2 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, approximately 45 minutes east of Orlando.  More interactive than a museum, more inspirational than a science center, and more authentic and educational than a theme park, the Kennedy Space Center offers a mix of thrilling simulators, breathtaking attractions, behind-the-scenes tours,

interactive exhibits, larger-than-life-3D space films, rocket launch viewing opportunities (when available) and more.  Ignite your imagination on the Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour while getting up close to restricted areas such as launch pads and the Vehicle Assembly Building at America’s Spaceport.  This 2-hour tour includes stops along the way before a final stop at Apollo/Saturn V Center.  Imagine hearing about life in space from someone who has been there firsthand!  Enjoy the opportunity to ask a veteran NASA astronaut everything you wanted to know in a personalized, small group setting.  Light refreshments, mimosas (morning), beer and wine (afternoon), a commemorative gift, and a signed lithograph are also included.  The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex admission for two days includes numerous shows and exhibits (subject to change), including:

  • Space Shuttle Atlantis

  • Shuttle Launch Experience

  • Heroes and Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

  • Journey to Mars:  Explorers Wanted

  • IMAX Theater 3D Films

  • Rocket Launch Viewing (when available)

Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room at Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal.  Enjoy a spacious guestroom, the signature Hyatt Grand Bed, a plush Cozy Corner oversized sofa sleeper, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel, and free continental breakfast.  Winspire Travel Packages must be booked within one year of the purchase date and the actual travel date must occur within two years of the purchase date.  Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals to help you arrange your experience.  Reservations are subject to availability, blackout dates, and major holidays.

Reservations must be booked 60 days in advance of travel.

DONATED BY:  SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

Phone:  810-543-1125

Value:  $2,633

XX-94 KOWA OPTICS PACKAGE – SPOTTING SCOPE WITH CASE AND COMPACT BINOCULARS:

Up for auction is a Kowa optics package consisting of a TSN-554 PROMINAR spotting scope fitted with a

C-554N neoprene case plus a BD II 32-10XD compact binocular.  The TSN-554 PROMINAR spotting scope is the popular compact spotter from Kowa.  The scope has a zoom range of 15-45x and weighs in at less than 30 ounces!  The scope uses Kowa’s famous pure fluorite crystal lenses to maximize brightness, color, and sharpness.  It also utilizes a mechanical focus system to dial in the detail, even at high magnification.  The spotting scope, manufactured by Kowa in Japan, is fogproof and waterproof and retails at $1,999.  The 

C-554N is the fitted neoprene case for the TSN-554 spotting scope.  It is a four-piece case that fits perfect to the scope, providing protection for the spotting scope body and lens elements.  The premium case is manufactured in Germany and retails at $199.  The BD II 32-10XD is a compact 10x32 binocular that boasts an impressive field of view.  The BD II series is known for their lightweight and compact bodies as well as quick focus.  The XD lenses provide true color rendition and sharp images.  These binoculars are fogproof and water proof and retail for $399.  If the optics package is to be shipped to the buyer, the shipping cost must be prepaid by the buyer.  

DONATED BY:  KOWA SPORTING OPTICS, Paul Kardos

Kowa American Corporation

Phone:  810-305-0113 Web:  kowa-usa.com

Value:  $2,597      

XX-95 MAINE – 3 NIGHT STAY IN BAR HARBOR W/ WINDJAMMER 2-HOUR SAILING TRIP FOR 2:

This adventure for 2 persons includes 3-night stay in a standard room at an inn or Bed & Breakfast in Bar Harbor, Maine, a 2-hour Windjammer sailing trip, and Winspire booking and concierge service.  Bar harbor is known as the gateway to Acadia National Park, one of America’s favorite parks, and is situated on Mount Desert Island (it is pronounced “dessert” because it truly is a treat) right on the gorgeous Frenchman Bay.  Here you will find Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern seaboard, where you can often see the country’s first sunrise.  Bar Harbor is beloved by visitors for so many reasons – from the endless outdoor activities to award-winning dining and accommodations – and it is routinely on national “best of” lists, including as one of America’s favorite towns.  Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard room at a local inn or a Bed & Breakfast in Bar Harbor which are located only a short walk or drive from the town’s shopping and dining.  Enjoy a leisurely sail for 2 people along Frenchman Bay that includes narration about historical and geographical points of interest.  View wildlife including eagles, seals, and porpoises.  Experience beautiful views of Acadia National Park from the water.  Sail among the Porcupine Islands of Frenchman Bay, enjoy a picnic, or just relax on the spacious decks.  Beverage service with wine, beer, and soft drinks with live music is offered on Afternoon and Sunset trips.  Winspire Travel packages and experiences must be booked within one year of purchase date and the actual travel date must occur within two years of the purchase date.  Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals to help you redeem your experience.  Reservations are subject to availability, blackout dates, and major holidays.  Reservations must be booked 60 days in advance of travel. 

DONATED BY:  SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Ray Hollingsworth

Phone:  810-543-1125 Web:  scidetroit.org

Value:  $4,700

 

XX-96 MICHIGAN – ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP AT TWO HATS RANCH ALL NEW SPORTING RESORT & A TEAM OF 4 SHOOTERS FOR QUEST MINISTRIES SPORTING CLAYS FUNDRAISER:

Michigan is known for its beautiful resorts.  In 2023 a new kind of resort came to Michigan.  Two Hats Ranch, known worldwide for its whitetail deer hunting experiences, is now Michigan’s premier Ranch and Sporting Resort.  We are all about the sportsman with various shooting, hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities.  As a member, enjoy access to some of the finest and most unique shooting ranges in the state.  Come get dialed in for your next mountain hunt on our 1000-yard range or hone your skills on our five-miles- long hunt situation simulator, the Hunter’s Confidence Course.  Rounding out all that rifle work are two of the finest, most diverse terrain, sporting clay courses in Michigan, perfect for getting practiced up before duck and grouse seasons.  In addition to the one-year membership for one person to Two Hats Ranch, the winning bidder will receive a full team registration for four persons for the Quest Ministries Sporting Clay Fundraiser on May 11, 2024.  Come bust some clays and help raise funds for putting children and vets in the outdoors!  For further details contact Colby Bettis directly.

DONATED BY:  TWO HATS RANCH, Colby Bettis

16665 12 Mile Road, Big Rapids, MI 49307

Phone:  231-796-4287

Email:  colby@twohats.com Web:  twohats.com

Value:  $1,800

XX-97 HENRY LEVER ACTION 360 BUCKHAMMER RIFLE CUSTOMIZED BY MAG-NA-PORT: 

Developed in partnership with Remington Ammunition, Henry Repeating Arms is proud to be the first to market with rifles chambered for the new .360 Buckhammer straight-walled cartridge that is legal for deer hunting in southern Michigan and other states with shotgun only restrictions.  Optimized for lever guns, accurate out to 200 yards with more energy, higher velocity, and flatter trajectory than the competition, .360

Buckhammer is taking the crown as the new king of the deer woods.  Our friends at Mag-na-port customized

the rifle by mirror polishing and jeweling the bolt, magazine tube window, and lever.  In addition, the stock has been custom engraved with the SCI First For Hunters logo.  

DONATED BY:  SCI DETROIT CHAPTER, Chet Decker and MAG-NA-PORT, Ken Kelly

Web:  scidetroit.org and magnaport.com

Phone:  586-871-0225 and 586-469-6727

Value:  Priceless one-of-a-kind

 

XX-98 MICHIGAN – GUIDED DUCK HUNT WITH SHOTGUNS FOR 3 HUNTERS: 

Dream Catchers Charters has donated a 3x1 guided hunt with shotguns using non-toxic ammo in a layout boat for 3 hunters on Lake St. Clair or Lake Huron for longtail or diver ducks to be taken during the 2024 or 2025 season.  Contact Connor Barr directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  DREAM CATCHERS CHARTERS, Connor Barr

7699 Ravenswood, Wales, MI 48027

Phone:  248-296-0580 Email:  dreamcatcherscharters@gmail.com

Value:  $1000 

XX-99 NEW MEXICO – 5 DAY GUN/6 DAY BOW ELK HUNT FOR 1 HUNTER:

One hunter will head to southwest New Mexico for a 5-day gun or 6-day bow hunt for a 1x1 guided Rocky Mountain Elk hunt with Mangas Outfitters.  Method of take can be rifle, muzzleloader (open sights) or bow.  Schedule this hunt for available dates in September-December 2024,2025, or 2026.  Mangus Outfitters has been in operation for over 20 years.  Located in the high desert mountains of SW New Mexico, their area is well known for some of the best trophy elk bulls in the USA.  Owner Tuffy Barnett was raised on a ranch in the area, and over the years he has provided hunting opportunities for some well-known names in the hunting industry.  Included in this hunt are 1x1 guide service with a hunting vehicle; recovery, field prep and skinning of your elk trophy; and meals and lodging in a modern house.  Additional hunters welcome at $6,500 each and non-hunters welcome at $900 each.  Not included are before/after hunt expenses, taxidermy, meat processing, license ($800), trophy shipping, gratuities, and transportation to Pie Town, New Mexico.  Tag can be drawn (apply by March 20 for units 13,15, 16D or 16E), or this hunt can be upgraded to a landowner tag for $6,500- $10,000.  You can fly into Albuquerque and rent a car to drive to Pie Town or you can drive cross country directly to Pie Town.

Contact Tuffy Barnett directly for more details and to book your hunt.

DONATED BY:  Mangas Outfitters, Tuffy Barnett

P.O. Box 354, Datil, New Mexico 87821

Phone:  575-838-6202

Email:  tbarnett@mangasoutfitters.com Web:  mangasoutfitters.com 

Value:  $7,500       

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