Below is a list of 2017 Live Auction items – 2018 items will be shown when available
2017 Live Auction
|Weekend Getaway at Two Hats Ranch for 3 Couples|
|Item||This weekend getaway (Friday & Saturday nights) is for 3 couples at Two Hats Ranch B&B near Big Rapids. Lodging, full dinner, and continental breakfast included.|
|Donor|| Two Hats Ranch B&B
|We thank Two Hats Ranch B&B for this 100% donation!|
2017 LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Dallen Lambson Original Kudu Painting
|Item||Original Painting by artist Dallen Lambson|
| 2 DAY/2 NIGHT EXOTIC GAME HUNT FOR 2 HUNTERS
with Action Outdoor Adventures in Hondo Texas
|Donor: Action Outdoor Adventures, Richard Muennink, 1914 CR 456, Hondo, TX 78861; Phone 210-827-0053; www.actionoutdoors.com|
Hunt includes 1 Ram (Texas Dall, Corsican, or Black Hawaiian Ram) and 1 Wild Boar, split between 2 hunters.
Each hunter must agree to take a minimum of one additional animal from list of over 70 species available (click on the following link for list of species available and prices: Action Outdoors Price List). Skinning and quartering of meat is included. Any caping, taxidermy, or meat processing is at hunters expense. Method of collection is hunters choice.
Lodging and meals as well as guide are included. Extra days can be added at a special daily rate of $300 per hunter or $150 per non-hunter.
Additional Information: Airport pickup and delivery is available for $50 per trip from San Antonio International Airport. Hunt is good for the year 2017. A 5-Day Out of State License is required (obtain locally).
2017 LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Stone Church Buck-Whitetail Deer Art Print
by Michael Sieve
Artist’s Narrative: “The stone church in the country near Houston, Minnesota, is a beautiful and beloved local landmark. The stone church buck lived in the nearby hills and was also a local legend, especially to the deer hunting community. I have brought them together in this painting to honor them both.”
Limited edition of 1,000 signed and numbered art prints made from the original oil painting. Image size, 17″ x 25-1/2″.
CUSTOM HUNTING KNIFE
|ITEM: Custom Drop-Point Hunting Knife with Elk Antler Handle (Palm Swell) and Pine Display Stand. Knife blade is A-2 carbon steel blade (length 3 1/4″) and overall knife length 8 1/4″. Comes with high quality sheath in collector’s box!
|DONOR: Rapid River Knifeworks, Kris Duerson, 10484 U.25 Rd., P.O. Box 255, Rapid River, MI 49878; 906-474-9444; Email: email@example.com; website: www.rapidriverknifeworks.com
We thank Rapid River Knifeworks for this 100% donation!
2017 LIVE AUCTION ITEM
1 Week Cabin Stay on Big Manistique Lake
Trip: One week off season cabin rental for up to 6 people in a fully furnished 3 bedroom cabin on Big Manistique Lake
Donor: Pine Bluff Resort, N10140 CR 135, McMillan, MI 49853; phone 906-586-6950; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: pinebluffresort.com
Dates: 2017 (certificate not valid June-August); May be used in 2018 with prior arrangements
Licenses: Fishing licenses are responsibility of anglers.
Accommodations: Fully furnished 3 bedroom cabin, linens & cookware included, campfire pit, wireless internet & satellite TV, charcoal grill, indoor & outdoor pools, spa; boat &pontoon rentals
Not Included: Food/meals, boat, fishing licenses, tackle & bait.
Local Activities: Golf; Shopping; Snowmobiling/ATV; Small game, bird, deer, & bear hunting, hiking and fall color tours
Places to Visit: Kitch-iti-kipi Spring; Tahquamenon Falls; Seney Wildlife Refuge; Fort Michilimackinac; Mystery Spot; Pictured Rocks
We thank the Pine Bluff Resort for this 100% donation!
|Item||Gun Safe, holds up to 48 long guns, fireproof (1400F/90 min), digital lock, pistol rack, chrome locking bolts; 675 lbs.|
6 DAY/5 NIGHT REMOTE ALASKA SALMON FISHING TRIP
|Trip||Six days/five nights fully guided fishing trip for one angler to the remote McDougall Lodge (located on Lake Creek), approx. 65 miles NW of Anchorage (must bring along at least one paying customer at the special auction discounted rate listed below).|
|Donor||McDougall Lodge, L.C., Ron Jewett, 801-318-7127; lodge phone: 907-733-2818. For information or to book your trip, contact Ron at email: info@McdougallLodge.com Website: www.McdougallLodge.com|
|Dates||June 1 – September 5, 2017 (or 2018)|
|Accommodations||Lodging, meals, fully guided fishing trip (tackle, rods, & reels included), fillet, freeze and vacuum package your fish. Morning arrival on 1st day/evening departure on 6th day.|
|Licenses||Alaskan fishing licenses & stamps ($55 plus $30 for King stamp) are responsibility of angler|
|Not Included||Licenses & stamps; Airfare to Anchorage; float plane to lodge (approximately $240 per person round trip), gratuities, alcoholic beverages.|
|Special Note||Must bring at least one additional angler at the special auction discounted price of $3,975 each (see Add’l Angler pricing below).|
|Add’l Info||Pacific Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Grayling, Northern Pike|
|Add’l Anglers||$3,975 for 1 added angler (Auction discounted price); Deeper discounts may apply for larger groups|
|Non-Anglers & Children under 12 only||$1,875|
|We would like to thank McDougall Lodge for this 100% donation!|
SOUTH DAKOTA PHEASANT HUNT FOR TWO HUNTERS
|Hunt||Two Day/Three Night Wild Pheasant Hunt for Two Hunters in Wessington, South Dakota.|
|Add’l Info||Over 9,000 acres of prime hunting ground; Includes onsite lodging, home cooked meals, trap shooting, field ammo, trap ammo, transportation to/from fields, seasoned guides with well trained pointing & flushing dogs, bird cleaning / processing / freezing. Contact Pheasant City to inquire about the option to add Bow Deer Hunting while there during season.|
|Donor||Cameron Schumake, Pheasant City Lodge, 36930 219th Ave., Wessington, SD 57381; 605-539-9244; website www.pheasantcity.com; email email@example.com|
|Dates||September 20th – March 31st** (**this donation is valid through December 2017)|
|Accommodations||On-site Lodge overlooking an 80 acre lake and rolling plains; Three all you can eat home cooked meals a day.|
|Licenses||Responsibility of hunters|
|Transportation||Hunters are responsible to get to lodge. Transportation provided to and from field.|
6 Night Stay for up to 4 People at “Steelhead Lodge”
One stay for up to 6 Nights for 4 people at Steelhead Lodge, a fully furnished custom built hand hewn log home in Menominee County on the Big Cedar River
Donor: Ron & Dawn Lanford, Coldwater, Michigan
Dates: Open dates available in 2017
Accommodations: Fully furnished 4 bedroom 3-1/2 bath, private log home with 750′ frontage on the Big Cedar River.
Just 30 minutes from Escanaba, Michigan, and 4 miles to Lake Michigan. Fish for trout or salmon, bring your own canoe or kayak, or watch bald eagles sailing by on your isolated stretch of river. The lodge is solar powered with a backup generator, and is far enough from the road that no outside sounds will bother your stay.
You can make this vacation as relaxing or exciting as you want. The lodge is fully furnished, including linens and towels. All you need are your personal items and food. Restaurants are nearby and the Island Resort & Casino provides dining as well as gaming, headline entertainment, and gorgeous golf course a short 25 minute drive away.
The property sits in the Escanaba State Forest, with 8 miles of cross country skiing, hiking, and biking trails just 1/4 mile from the lodge. Deer, bear, small game, and upland bird hunting, fishing, and nature walks are all available within a short walking distance from the lodge.
Additional Info: Up to 4 additional people can be added for $125 per person. A refundable security deposit is required. You can check out the property on www.vrbo.com, listing #768557, or contact Julie Hammill at 906-875-6487.
We thank Ron & Dawn Lanford for this 100% donation!
RESERVED VIP TABLE FOR 2018 SPRING BANQUET
A front row table for 10 at the 2018 Northwoods SCI Spring Banquet.
Also included are 10 Chapter shirts, $400 in bucket raffle tickets, two bottles of wine, and a guaranteed great time!