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 Phoenix Location - The Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s club will meet at 6 PM. Thursday June 15th at the Club House , Located on Phoenix Farms Road near the intersection of Hwy 41 and M26 this meeting will involve normal business and the guest speaker will be Mr. Stephen Roblee captain of the MTU Research Vessel “Agassiz” .
For more information contact Jerry at 337-5437. All are welcome.

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  • Chronic Wasting Disease


     The Board of Directors for the club shall oversee the welfare of the Club and be responsible for the approval and implementation of all projects undertaken by the Sportsmen’s Club. Director term of office is  3 years.  Board meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month starting at 5PM to 5:30 PM.  Meetings are open to everyone. Contact any board member or Mike Dudenas at mdude@pasty.com for the meeting location.
     Club dinner meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month (winter months) at the Copper City hall located next to the Post Office in Copper City.  Copper City will be the club's dinner meeting site for December and January through April. Our first dinner meeting was held at the clubhouse in October 2008 and we plan to continue meeting there from May through October.  Dinner prepared by our outstanding chefs is served promptly at 6PM.  After dinner the club features guest speakers addressing fishing, hunting, deer feeding, conservation issues and additional topics of interest to Keweenaw Sportsmen and Sportswomen.
      September 2009 monthly meeting at the clubhouse Ned Huwatschek and Richard Schaefer preparing a fish boil

 
 


To get your name on the mailing list, send a note to the Club’s PO box or email Trevor Hodges..tdhodges@mtu.edu

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Click Here

Winter 2016 Newsletter: Click Here

Winter 2015 Newsletter: Click Here

Winter 2014 Newsletter: Click Here

Winter 2013 Newsletter: Click Here

Club News and Info: The CKSC is always looking for new members and members intrested in being Officers or Directors. Please contact, Jerry Fehrmann at 906-337-0347

      Mark Martins Linkhttp://www.markmartins.net
      Mark has spoken at club meetings a few times and our members and guests really enjoy his presentation. This link will go to his webpage and access to his fishing tips and books and DVD's for sale.

To become a member of the Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club, send your information and membership level to the club’s PO Box.  Please renew your 2017 membership promptly.  See 2017 newsletter for membership application.

Since 1946, the primary focus of the Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen's Club has been deer feeding, fish stocking and conservancy advocacy.  The Club has been a tireless advocate for fishing and watershed conservation, outdoor education, improved hunting and fishing opportunities and protecting public access rights in the Keweenaw.

When local and state decision makers are faced with important decisions on wildlife management and sportsmen's issues, they need to be aware of the economic and political clout of Keweenaw hunters and anglers.   Grass roots action can be the deciding factor on political issues protecting sportsmen's interests.  Through letter writing campaigns and attendance at public meetings, we urge local and state legislators, the Michigan DNR and the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to make environmentally responsible and user friendly decisions that benefit the Keweenaw and our hunting and fishing resources.  We also oppose anti hunting and fishing legislation.  Through membership in UP Sportsmen's Alliance, US Sportsmen's Alliance, UP Whitetails, Michigan United Deer Hunters, Keweenaw Island Coalition, Quarterly meetings with area Sportsmen's Clubs and the DNR, along with regular reports from a local Citizens Advisory Council (to the DNR) representative, the club extends its strength as an influential grass roots organization. Many or our members also belong to the NRA.

     The 13th annual "Kids Fishing Derby" will be held at the Swedetown pond on Saturday July 15, 2017.   Kids can fish from 9AM to noon trying to catch bluegills planted by the Club and Calumet Township.   Lunch and prizes start at noon.   There will loaner rods available but bring your own if you can.   Adult volunteers are welcome to assist the kids, cook hot dogs, register the kids and measure their fish.   If you would like to donate a prize for the kids please call Greg Nakkula at 906-370-4344 or Mike Dudenas at 906-250-3449.

            THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HELPED:

Through a generous donation in 2003 by Keweenaw natives and long time club members Ernie and Edith Niederer, the club now owns a wooded 13 acre parcel on the Phoenix Farms Road in Keweenaw County.  In 2006 the club purchased a house from Keweenaw County at the former Radar Base on Mount Horace Greeley.  The house was moved to the property at 5947 Phoenix Farms Road in 2007.  Renovations began and continued through 2008 resulting in a fully operational clubhouse. In 2009 a 100 yard shooting lane was cut through the woods for rifle sighting and target practice. In 2013 work will continue on an Archery course along with more internal upgrades to the clubhouse. The club also envisions planting trees and food plots to support wildlife. Profits from major fund raisers such as the annual gun/sport show and raffle along with generous donations from members have allowed the clubhouse and property improvements.

The Club and its members have been and continue to be active in supporting the community.  Members have volunteered their time in stream and pond cleanups, roadside and beach cleanups, as guides for local Historical events, bell ringers for the Salvation Army, advisors for Michigan DNR land acquisition projects, sponsoring a youth fishing derby at Swedetown pond and writing support letters for Keweenaw County public land acquisitions. The club also made recent contributions to the Lake Linden School Forest for development of an Archery range and to the Calumet High School “Archery in the Schools Program”.  The club also supports a local Youth Hunter Safety Training program.  Successful youth hunters are recognized at the December membership meeting.

Shelter at shooting lane

Supplemental deer feeding is still the major club project with club members providing the manpower to obtain and disperse the feed in established deer yards throughout the Keweenaw.  Without this supplemental feeding, the severe Keweenaw winters would not sustain adequate deer populations for hunting (a huntable herd) and recreational viewing.  

Newspaper Article on Deer Feeding for 2014-15

Newspaper Article on Population - 12-1-15

Keweenaw Island Coalition: Click Here for Web Site

Information on CWD: Click Here