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The FORWARD Endowment, the Manitowoc County trust established to fund projects focused on hunting, fishing, conservation and related education, has announced that it will begin accepting requests for its 2020 funding cycle.
The FORWARD Endowment will accept applications for grants through December 28nd, 2020. The actual selection of grants will be made at the Gift Committee’s meeting in February of 2021.
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Notice: Manitowoc Unit Meetings
Only two weeks after cancelling its October meeting, the Manitowoc Unit of Fish & Game announced it is cancelling both the November and December meetings. The Unit cited the weekend record new cases of COVID-19 in Manitowoc County even stronger than just a few weeks ago. The County Organization has also announced the cancellation of their annual banquet, usually held the last week of October. A gun raffle will go on with winners being notified following the October 22nd drawing.
The group has not offered public meetings since March of this year due to the pandemic amidst concerns for member health and safety. Officers have been discussing recent events and have agreed to stay on for the 2021 season, with approval of membership in January. Meetings are scheduled to return to Lincoln Park, Cabin 1, Thursday, January 7th.
As always, please watch this website for any future updates.
Maribel Sportsmen’s Club
Will be holding gun sight-ins on Saturday’s and Sunday’s, Oct. 24 and 25 and Nov. 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $5 per gun which includes target, use of the spotting scope, and help with the sight-in process. Minor gunsmith help will also be available.
2020 CWD Testing Kiosks
Concealed Carry Firearm Safety Class
UTAC LLC is holding another Concealed Carry Firearm Safety Class sponsored by the Maribel Sportsman’s Club on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 because the first course is filled to capacity. Time: 8 a.m. to noon. Location: Maribel Sportsmen’s Club next to I-43, State Highway 147, Maribel. Cost for sportsmen’s club members is $75.00 and non-club members is $100.00. To Register Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. After completion of the class you will be able to apply for your CCW license in Wisconsin.
Tickets for 20 Gun Raffle
Tickets are available from members of each club. Drawing held at City Limits on Thursday, October 22 at 9:00PM.
Scholarship Winners for 2020
Pictured below is the Winners of the 2020 Manitowoc County Fish & Game Scholarships. Fish & Game would like to thank all of those who applied for the scholarships and watch for next years scholarships being offered. Thank you to all the winners and good luck in school this year.
Pictured from the Left: Randy Peters-Treasurer of Fish & Game, Eliza Suchan, Lizzy Novak, Lauren Brewer, Isabella Scheibl, Zachary Zellner, Dan Dufek-President of Fish & Game.
Photo by VL Outdoor Media
Attention – Many Classes Canceled
In light of COVID-19 and the emergency order, all SAFETY EDUCATION CLASSES are canceled until further notice. This includes ATV- Bow Hunting – Boating – Hunter – Internet Field Days – Snowmobile – Trapper Education. This also includes programs such as Learn to Hunt Events, Hunt for Food and Fish for Dinner events.
Fish & Game Memorial Park Bricks Now Available!
We are moving forward with the development of the Memorial Park and are now taking orders for Memorial Bricks from all participating organizations. This is a great way to recognize members we have lost who have made significant impact on our clubs and for conservation in Manitowoc County. Download the form below to complete this and return the form to the address posted.
We have totally redesigned our website to better meet the needs of the sporting community in Manitowoc County. You will find more information on whats going on in Manitowoc County and how you can get involved. There is education, history, links to resources and much more. We even have our own YouTube channel and will post video from meetings and events. This site has meetings and events and the locations of our clubs and properties. Let us know your thoughts on how to improve the site in the future.
For over 100 years one organization has protected the resources of Manitowoc County and represented the rights of sporting men and women. Founded in 1907 Manitowoc County Fish and Game Protective Association continues to fulfill its mission of “Conservation and Education Today for Tomorrow’s Sportsman.” The organization is recognized as one of the oldest conservation organizations in the U.S. and has been a model for groups across the country. Many individual clubs work together to make Manitowoc County the special place that it is for hunting and fishing. Manitowoc County Fish and Game has lived out their mission through:
We need your support to continue this mission and protect our rights and resources! Join one of our member clubs and bring the family. We need to get the next generation of sporting men and women to continue the 100+ years of service to the area. All Clubs welcome and encourage you to become a member. Club meeting dates and time can be found by navigating to the “Local Units” page.