2019 LIVE AUCTION

Join us online for the live auction the night of banquet if you cant be there in person!! 

Please review and understand all Preview instructions and Terms and Conditions before bidding. No refunds of any kind! The outfitters are very gracious to donate these hunts.

  • We encourage that whenever possible you upgrade your hunt with more days and/or animals.
  • We discourage buying 2 or more hunts and stringing them together unless you get prior approval from outfitters.
  • Buyer is responsible for shipping of items purchased other than hunt information.

LA01 – Jack & Jack 

Once again, we offer the traditional Jackalope Mount donated by Artistic Wildlife Creations. In addition, we are including bottles of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Single Barrel Select and Gentleman Jack.  Don’t miss out on owning this one of a kind elusive Montana Jackalope. We thank Artistic Wildlife Creations for this donation! Value: $$$$Priceless$$$$

LA02 – Spring Cleaning Anyone?

University of Providence Wrestling Team – 6 hours of spring cleaning with ten (10) wrestlers. Must be used by September 1, 2019. We thank the wrestlers at University of Providence for this donation. VALUE: $$$$priceless$$$$

LA03 – Panama – Hooked On Panama – Fishing

Fish the beautiful waters off the coast of Panama with Hooked on Panama. This is a 4 night/3-day standard fishing package for four anglers with opportunities to catch marlin, tuna, dorado, roosterfish, sailfish and snapper. Schedule trip with outfitter for open dates in 2019 or 2020. Trip includes 4 nights lodging (double occupancy), meals, drinks, and use of fishing gear and ground transfers between David, Panama and Hooked on Fishing Lodge. Trip may be extended and additional anglers or non-anglers are welcome per outfitter’s current price list. Not included are any before/after trip expenses in Panama City, airfare or gratuities. VIP customs service (highly recommended), ground transfers in Panama City. Hotel in Panama City and David are not included but can be purchased through our reservation desk. Arrival/Departure point is Tocumen Int. Airport, Panama City.  Contacts in our chapter who have fished with Hooked on Panama: Jim Forzley, Bill Little, Jerry Spencer, Jim Hinde. For more information, contact Fred Stephens at 888-733-5368 or email jpksportfishingpanama@hotmail.com website: www.hookedonpanama.com We thank Hooked on Panama for this donation. Value: $10,604.00

LA04 – Montana: Montana Outfitting Company – Cast & Blast

Chris Faber is offering a 3-day 2-night upland bird hunt for 2 hunters and 2 non-hunters. This is an unguided 3 day/2-night hunt for Pheasants, Sharptails, Hungarian partridges and predators plus a 2-night stay at Chris’ 4-star lodge nestled in the Bear Paw Mountains. In addition, fishing is available nearby at one of Chris’ private ponds. BYODF (bring your own dog and food). This hunt is for open dates in 2019 or 2020. www.montanaoutfittingcompany.com info@montanaoutfittingcompany.com We thank Chris Faber for this donation.  Included is $75.00 off of Pheasant Mount for each hunter from 3 Rivers Taxidermy.  Value $1,950.00

LA05 – Montana – Governor’s Goat Tag – Mountain Goat

This once in a lifetime opportunity hunt can take place in any legal Mountain Goat Hunting District in Montana as per Fish Wildlife & Parks Regulations during the general Mountain Goat Season.   $500 towards a life size mountain goat from Rogers Taxidermy. Valid for 2019 hunting seasonValue:  $PRICELESS$

LA06 – Barnwood and Alder Pedestal from Bennett Woodworks

Handcrafted barnwood and oak pedestal 35 inches tall and 17 inches wide octagon. The pedestal was donated by longtime supporter Brad Bennett of Great Falls, Montana.  406-781-3242  email:  bswnbennett@gmail.com  We thank Brad for this donation. Value: $700.00

LA07 – Fishing Ugak Bay Kodiak Island, Alaska

Five-day/five-night Alaskan Halibut, Salmon and Rockfish Fishing Trip for Two (2) Anglers. Anglers will travel to the protected waters of Ugak Bay Kodiak Island Alaska for this outstanding halibut, salmon and rockfish fishing adventure donated by Brian Peterson Master Guide and Outfitter LLC. Schedule trip with outfitter for open dates 2019 or 2020 season. World class fishing, fantastic food and exceptional hospitality are provided on remote Kodiak Island. It’s a perfect getaway for couples or families while enjoying the amenities of a comfortable lodge. Fishing from a 40-foot charter boat specifically designed for fishing halibut and salmon for an excellent saltwater excursion along with a 2500 square foot lodge to return to after each day will make this a true Alaskan experience. Included are lodge accommodations, meals, guide service, tackle, bait and fish processing. Bring up to four (4) additional anglers at the discounted rate of $2500 each and have the whole place to yourselves. Not included are any before/after trip expenses. License and tag $100, air charter $300 pp rt, shipping and gratuities. Arrival departure point is Kodiak Island Alaska. Contact Brian 907-830-2802 brianpeterson4@att.net  http://www.ugakbay.com We thank Brian Peterson for this donation. Value $8,000.00

LA08 – HP Wingshooting Adventures Dove Hunt for 4 Shooters

HP Wingshooting Adventures has donated a 4 Day High Volume Dove Hunt for 4 hunters in Cordova, Argentina. This trip can be taken in 2019 or 2020. Included in the hunt are Meals and accommodations in a private estancia, open bar, full service staff, guide, driver, chefs and bird boys. Not included in the hunt are flight to Cordoba, Argentina, Ammunition (must prepay shells 100 boxes at $13.50 per box per hunter), Hunting License ($375 per hunter), Gun Rental – $350 per hunter, Airport transfer – $150 per person and tips for bird boys and staff. Hunt can be upgraded to ducks and pigeons. Questions contact Debbie Gomez 786-243-3170 debahunts@bellsouth.net www.hpwingshooting.com We thank HP Wingshooting Adventures for this donation. Value: $6,400

LA09 – Handmade Quilt with fabric from Zimbabwe

This quilt was handmade by world renowned quilter, Susan Vertrees from material begrudgingly hauled from Zimbabwe by Terry Ehrhardt. Quilt size is 68 inches by 84 inches.

LA10 – Saskatchewan, Canada – Kississing Lodge –Fishing

Imagine your very own Private Lake to fish for 7 days. Up to 6 anglers will select among the ten diverse locations that dot the area, as the one you would like best for your own adventure. This area provides outstanding fishing for trophy Northern Pike, Walleye and Lake Trout. June – September 2019. Schedule with outfitter for open dates and the outpost of your choice. Included are fly out from Flin Flon, private cabins, bedding, boat, motor and gas. You can either bring your own food or pay for lodge to fill your grocery list for the week. This trip can be upgraded to a different lodge (see outfitter for pricing) FISH ON! Arrival/departure point is Flin Flon. Contacts in our chapter who have fished Kississing: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7245, Brad Lencioni & Bob Gliko. For more information call 1-800-230-5519-2699 or email info@kississinglodge.com www.kississinglodge.com $75 off of a Northern Pike mount for each angler from 3 Rivers Taxidermy.  We thank Kississing Lake Lodge for their donation.  Value: $8450.00

LA11 – Pheasants mounted with gun 

Thomas Helm from Townsend has donated this classic mount of pheasants with antique shotgun on old barnwood. We thank Tom Helm for his donation. Value: $1500.00

LA12 – New Zealand – Kuranui –Silver Medal Red Stag

Mort and Mel Moon of Kuranui New Zealand will make your stay more than wonderful. This hunt is for One (1) Hunter and (1) Non-Hunter for Five (5) days and (4) nights in New Zealand. Trophy fees include One Silver Medal Red Stag (scoring up to 350 SCI). Hunt to be taken in May, June or July 2019 ONLY!  An exciting hunt awaits you on this private hunting reserve.  Included are four (4) nights luxury lodge accommodation, meals, guide service, field prep and trophy fees for one Silver Medal Red Stag (scoring up to 350 SCI). Hunt upgradable to larger red stag, Fallowbuck, Rusa & Sika Stags, Arapawa rams, feral goats, Tahr and Chamois per current fee schedule. Additional hunters and observers are welcome at current fee schedule. Additional hunters will get $1,000 off of a red stag package. Not included are any before/after hunt expenses, firearm permit, dipping, shipping, packing and gratuities.  Arrival/Departure point is Rotorua Airport.  Brad Lencioni of Artistic Wildlife Creations has donated $200 credit towards a red stag shoulder mount. Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Kuranui: Gary & Theresa Deschenes, Bill & Ben Hodgkiss, Corey & Patty Halvorson 406-788-4147. For information contact Mort or Mel at Int. 64-7-883-4880 or hunt@kuranui.co.nz    Web address:  www.kuranui.co.nz  Value $10,000.00

LA13 – Missouri River Lodge – Fishing – Cascade, Montana

1-day Blue Ribbon Trout Fishing trip on the World-Renowned Missouri River for 2 anglers of any skill level. 8 full hours in a first-class drift boat, lunch, nonalcoholic beverages, flies, and equipment are all included. Thanks to our local Diamond Table members Joe and Lindsey Bloomquist of Missouri River Lodge for this generous donation. This amazing fishing day will take place near Wolf Creek, Montana April 1 – October 31, 2019. This trip can be upgraded to one of our package trips to include lodging, meals and more days of fishing.  Just buy your fishing license and have fun. Joe Bloomquist 406-468-2224 www.missouririverlodge.com We thank Joe and Lindsey for their donation. VALUE $600.00.

LA14 – Texas – L & L Adventures – Aoudad Hunt, Pig and Fishing

This hunt gives One lucky hunter the choice of one of the following Trophy Exotics: Mouflon Sheep, Sika Deer, or Aoudad Sheep and a pig, as well as $1,000 credit toward a second Trophy Exotic. Bring your hunting buddies along too, as up to Four additional hunters can be added and will each receive $1,000 credit toward any of our 30+ species of Trophy Exotics. This package includes 3 days and 2 nights of meals and lodging, guide fees, and field dressing/skinning/quartering of animals. Extra days/nights and non-hunters can be added at our posted daily rates. Credits/discounts cannot be applied to management or meat animals. Bass/Trout Fishing is also included.  Get the Texas Experience when you come hunt with L and L Adventures in Wimberley, Texas. Centrally located, the 150-year-old Calhoun Cattle Ranch is only one hour from both the Austin and San Antonio airports. Stay in our Hunter’s Lodge, a fully restored 100-year-old Cabin, or one of our three Luxury Teepees and enjoy our venison cuisine (both whitetail and exotic) as you hunt for trophy Whitetails or over 20 species of Exotics. The ranch has been described as a “Little Africa”, because there’s a different species around every corner! Valid until December 31, 2019 Contact us at: 512-940-5111 LandLadventures78676@gmail.com Or look us up online at www.landladventures.net  $200 towards an Aoudad mount from Waylon’s Wildlife Taxidermy.  We thank L & L Adventures for this donation. Value: $8,100

LA15 – Hawaiian Islands Condo

Seven (7) days in the beautiful Hawaiian Islands or anywhere else in the world. This week is for a 1-bedroom timeshare.  See www.rci.com for resort locations.  Dates are subject to availability.  Trip must be booked by December 2019, can be taken in 2020. We thank Terry & Patty Ehrhardt for this donation. Value $1,500.00

LA16 – Fishing Glacier Bay Eagles Nest Lodge – Gustavus, Alaska

Kent Huff has kindly donated a 5-day fishing trip for 2 anglers at Glacier Bay Eagles Nest Lodge in Gustavus, Alaska (35 miles west of Juneau). The only week open for 2019 is June 9-16, 2019 ONLY. NOTE: If we are booked out before your banquet (March 9, 2019) then we will honor it in 2020. This area is known for the world’s best halibut fishing and world class salmon fishing on the calm protected waters of the inside passage. King salmon, silver salmon, sockeye salmon and pink salmon along with the largest average sized halibut caught in Alaska. Boats are 28 feet long with an enclosed cabin, heater and head. Package includes lodging, meals, ground transportation, boat, captain, rods, reels, tackle, bait, license, stamps, fish filleting, vacuum packing and boxing. Package does not include air fare to and from Juneau (hotel is needed), gratuities and alcohol. Kent Huff 801-376-6513 www.glacierbayfishing.com We thank Kent for his donation. VALUE: $7,800.00

LA17 – Makhulu Safaris Golden Wildebeest, Blesbuck, Springbuck

Be the first in Great Falls to have a Golden Wildebeest, the newest trophy animal in South Africa. This is a plains game hunt for 10 days for 2 hunters/2 non-hunters for 1 Golden Wildebeest, 1 Common Blesbuck and 1 Common Springbuk to be shared by the two hunters. In addition, the 2 hunters must take at least 2 small and 3 larger animals from the pricelist. Non-hunters can be upgraded to hunt for no additional cost but must hunt animals from the current price list. Included are luxury accommodations, all meals & beverages, airport pick up and drop off at Kimberley Airport, daily laundry service, field prep, guiding, skinning and delivery of trophies to taxidermist and services of professional hunter.  Hunt is for 2019 or 2020. Not included in the donation is airfare to and from Kimberley airport, hotel before and after the hunt if needed, hiring of a rifle and ammunition, dip/pack/crate/shipping of trophies from South Africa, additional hunting days at $350 per day for hunters and $150 per day for observers. All species as per price list available. Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Makhulu: Carl & Martha Schroeder, Earl & Linda Harrison (Havre). Email: info@makhulusafarilodge.co.za or webpage: www.makhulusafarilodge.co.za   $400 taxidermy credit towards 4 shoulder mounts total from Artistic Wildlife Creations. We thank Makhulu Safaris for this donation. Value: $17,850.00

LA18 – Sterling Silver Elk Ivory

Sterling Silver Elk Ivory Bracelet, Pendant & Earrings from Studio Pandora. Value $1200.00

LA19 – SECRET PASS OUTFITTERS – LONGHORN BULL

Secret Pass Outfitters of Nevada has donated a real “WESTERN” hunt. Schedule for 2019 only (year-round). This is a one of a kind hunt for a Longhorn Bull! One Hunter and 1 non-hunter will travel to Gabbs, Nevada for this four (4) day hunt. Hunter gets all meat, horns and hide. Extra hunters can be added for $3,000. Hunt can be upgraded to deer or elk if you draw a tag. This is a 1:1 guided hunt with food and lodging included. Questions call 775-304-1560 www.secretpassoutfitters. We thank Secret Pass Outfitters for this donation. Value: $5000.00

LA20 – JIM SHOCKEY CANADIAN HUNT for GOOSE, DUCKS, and PHEASANTS

This is a fantastic hunt for 3 days with 2 hunters. They will hunt with Jim Shockey Signature Series outfitters for ducks, geese and pheasants near Ottawa Ontario, Canada in October or November 2019. This hunt takes place in the National Capital Region (Ottawa Ontario, Canada) and is along the busiest flyway of Canada Geese in North America. Canadian waterfowl calling champions will guide clients delivering the highest standard in guided care, knowledge and equipment. This hunt provides a unique opportunity to learn the secrets of waterfowl hunting from the best in the business. Shotgun with plug required 3 shell max. Shotgun may be rented for $100/day. 1 box ammunition provided per day. Extra ammunition ($15/box) included with rental. License Fees are included. Hotel included day before hunt. Arrival and Departure from Ottawa International Airport. Bring a group and shoot some birds. Ryan Reynold 1-867-689-8625 www.jimshockey.com We thank Jim Shockey Outfitters for this donation. VALUE $4,500.00

LA21 – COASTAL BROWN BEAR, ALASKA GUIDE SERVICE – YAKUTAT – ALASKA

This may be the hunt of a lifetime.  Ron Warren from Alaska Guide Service has donated a 10-day hunt for 1 hunter for an Alaska Coastal Brown Bear. Hunt is for October 2019 or 2020. Check with outfitter for available dates.   You will be hunting on salmon streams that are flowing into the Gulf of Alaska. Method of take is rifle (prefer 338 or bigger) or bow. Arrival/Departure point is Yakutat, Alaska which has twice a day 737 service to Yakutat. Accommodations will be a nice hunting cabin and includes meals, field prep for your trophy and delivery to shipper. You pay for the shipping.  State brown bear tag ($1000) and hunting license ($130) are not included. Additional hunters can be added for $17,000 if space is available.  Hunters will not be required to leave after successful harvest, but may stay & fish Silver Salmon. The owner has over 30 years of experience in the area.  Emil Anderson, Bruce Hoyer and Terry Ehrhardt have hunted with Ron. Waylon’s Wildlife Taxidermy has donated $400 towards a life-size mount. Phone:  907-738-2954, Email: akguideservice@yahoo.com www.akguideservice.com We thank Ron Warren and Alaska Guide Service for this donation.  Value:  $17,400.00

LA22-SCI Lifetime & Lifetime Spouse Membership 

Includes one subscribing Life Membership and one Spouse non-subscribing (no magazine or Safari Times) Lifetime Membership to Safari Club International. Also includes a Life Membership to the Great Falls Chapter. Value: $2250.00

LA23 – Royal Karoo Safaris – South Africa

Royal Karoo Safaris is offering 2 hunters and 2 non-hunters this 14-day trip in South Africa. This trip includes 7 days of hunting, 1 day of deep-sea fishing and 4 days touring the garden route to Cape Town and the surrounding area. Trip is for 2019 or 2020. This hunt includes 1 Black or Blue Wildebeest, 2 Common Springbuck, 2 Black Springbuck, 1 Impala, 1 Blesbuck, and 1 zebra (animals to be shared by the 2 hunters). Included will be Spa Treatments for any ladies on this trip. Manicure, Pedicures, Luxury Facial and a Shoulder/Neck massage for each lady upgradable to full massage. The deep-sea fishing is weather depending and they are close enough to the game farm to choose the best day. A 4-day trip to Cape Town will be an experience to remember. This trip is all-inclusive from the airport pick-up in Port Elizabeth to airport drop off in Cape Town. Package includes transportation, all accommodations, all meals, table wine and sundowners, one Professional Hunter (PH), all skinning fees, local hunting license fees, field prep of trophies and delivery/collection of trophies to the taxidermist.  Hunt does not include travel from USA to Port Elizabeth and return to the USA from Cape Town, taxidermy cost, and export of trophies to the USA, staff gratuities and activities not offered by the Royal Karoo team while on tour to Cape Town. Hunting days and trophy animals may be added per price list. These are to be arranged before arrival so that the extra days in Cape Town can be added at $500 per person per day all inclusive. Chapter members Waylon & Maria Janousek 406-899-2710 and Dean & Jennifer Pearson went in March 2018. Questions contact Robert Birch rob@royalkaroo.co.za www.Royalkaroo.co.za  $400 taxidermy credit towards 4 shoulder mounts from Artistic Wildlife Creations. We thank Robert for his donation. VALUE: $18,725.00

LA24 – WINNETT, MT COW ELK HUNT FOR 2 HUNTERS

Come explore and enjoy the famous Missouri Breaks. Two (2) hunters will be hunting cow elk for 3 days, 4 nights at the Flying T Ranch, 20 miles north of Winnett, on the Crooked Creek Rd in the famed 410 hunting district.  This hunt is for 2019 or 2020.  A cow Elk permit is needed and you must apply.  This is an unguided hunt on private land. In the evenings relax and enjoy your stay while eating home-cooked meals in a modern hunting lodge.  (If unsuccessful, you are welcome back at a discounted price if any openings are available) Contact: Brad Lencioni 406-736-5678  tricityinc@aol.com We thank the Flying T ranch for this donation.  Value:  $4,000.00

LA25 – “On The Prowl” Bobcat by Cynthie Fisher

2015 SCI National Conservation Artist of the Year, Cynthie Fisher has donated this 9X12 original acrylic. Cynthie has been a great supporter of the Great Falls Chapter by donating her beautiful art for many years now. Cynthie is a self-taught wildlife artist based in Hamilton, Montana.  www.fisherart.com We thank Cynthie Fisher for her donation. Value – $1,400.00

LA26 – Zimbabwe – Mokore Safaris – Bushpig, Impala, Baboon

Experience a true African safari with professional hunters and trackers of Mokore Safaris on a seven (7) day safari for one hunter and one observer.  Trophy fees for Impala, Bushpig and Baboon are included. This hunt will take place in the famous Save Valley Conservancy. This is the hunt of a lifetime from the accommodations, the food, and the professionalism of the PH’s to animals that will be available.  If hunter wishes to upgrade to a Cape Buffalo, the hunt destination would have to change to Mozambique due to availability of buffalo on quota. Hunt subject to fees and costs associated with Mozambique (approx. $18,000). Hunter can subtract value of donated hunt from cost of buffalo hunt in Mozambique. Upgrade to other animals per the trophy fee schedule.  Terry & Patty Ehrhardt have hunted with Mokore Safaris 8 times. Hunt to be taken May – October 2019 or 2020.  Arrival/departure from Harare, Zimbabwe. Not included is the vehicle transfer fee from the airport – $500.00 each way, or charter flight $1350 each way. Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Mokore: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7251, Jerry Spencer, and Jim Hinde. For more information contact Gary Duckworth at garyduckworth@mokoresafaris.com.  www.mokoresafaris.com   We thank Mokore Safaris for this Donation.  Value:  $7,100.00

LA27 – Queen-size Custom Bed Frame by Steve Reiling

Chapter member Steve Reiling has donated this beautiful queen-size custom bed frame with storage below and a hidden gun compartment. This Rustic queen-size bed frame is made of reclaimed wood with two drawers with two soft close slides on each side for storage. What makes this really special is a hidden gun compartment on the end. Room for two guns or more. Alpine Woodworks 406-799-8100 We thank Steve for his donation.  Value: $$$Priceless$$$

LA28 – New Zealand Horn & Antlers Tahr Hunt

New Zealand Horn & Antlers invites 1 hunter and 1 observer for a 7 day 1×1 guided hunt for 1 bull tahr. Method of take is rifle. Schedule hunt with outfitter for open dates May to July 2020 or 2021. This hunt is free range spot and stock for best available animal. To truly appreciaete this hunt, the hunters need to have a reasonable level of fitness. Hunters can upgrade to red stag, chamois, fallow buck and Arapawa ram. Contact outfitter for pricing. Included are lodge and spike camp accomodations, meals, 1×1 guide service, trophy fee for bull Tahr and field prep. Not included are before/after hunt expenses, helicopter for tahr if requested (price could range from $1,000 – 2,000 depending on location of Tahr), firearm permit, dipping, packing/shipping of trophies and gratuities  Additonal hunters are welcome for $500/day and non-hunters for $175. Hunt may be extended for $500 per day. Non-hunters can also partake in endless touring options with their very own tour guide. Contact outfitter for details. Arrival/departure point is Christchurch Airport.  Contact  Craig Dempster at hunt@hornandantlers.com or call Int. 64 3 689 1377. www.hornandantler.com $300 Credit towards a lifesize Tahr mount from Waylons Wildlife Taxidermy. We thank Craig and Horn & Antler for their donation. VALUE: $10,525.00

LA29 – Yakutat, Alaska – Yakutat Lodge – Fishing

Experience a premier Alaskan fishing adventure. Yakutat Lodge in Yakutat Alaska has donated a 5 night/4 day + ½ day fishing trip for two (2) anglers. Includes food, lodging, rental vehicle, boats for floating the Situk River or fishing Yakutat Bay. Also includes one (1) day guided fishing or fly out fishing or Halibut charter, your choice. Additional guided days can be arranged (highly recommended). This fishing trip is for April – September 2019 only. Steelhead fishing April/May, Sockeye fishing late June/July, Pink Salmon late July/early August, Silver Salmon August/September, Halibut is April – October for some of the best fishing in the world. If you want serious Silver Salmon fishing, then this is the place for you. You won’t be disappointed. Contacts in our chapter who have fished with Yakutat: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt (16 Times) 406-868-7245, Gary & Teresa Deschenes, Jerry Spencer and Jim Hinde, Pam and Neal Jensen.  If you have any questions, give them a call 1-800-925-8828. www.yakutatlodge.com   $100 taxidermy towards a fish mount for each fisherman from 3 Rivers Taxidermy. We thank Yakutat Lodge for this donation. Value: $4,770.00

LA30 –Original by Great Falls own Cliff Rossberg

Cliff Rossberg is an artist who is inspired by the world around him.  His studio and home are located south of Great Falls, Montana along the Missouri River.  Much of his inspiration comes from his backyard and home state.  Cliff is an avid outdoor photographer and spends several weeks every year in the National Parks and all over Montana, Wyoming and Canada in search of ideas for future works.  He believes those firsthand experiences allow him to more accurately convey the personality and spirit of the subject. www.rossbergart.com We thank Cliff for his donation. VALUE: $

LA31 God’s Country Outfitters Gator & Hog Hunt

If you are looking for a very exciting hunt, this is for you! God’s Country Outfitters has donated an Alligator (up to 10 feet) and Hog hunt for 1 hunter for 2 days. The hog is shot with a rifle and the gator with a “Bang Stick” provided by the outfitter. For the gator hunt you will go out on a boat and find your gator, then get a hook to the gator and pull it to the boat and finally stab it with a “bang stick” This is by far the most exciting action-packed way to hunt for Florida Alligators. Most people love the boat ride just as much as the hunt. Included in hunt is lodging, meals, fishing pole, harpoon and bang stick. Not included are gator permit ($60), skinning, meat prep, shipping and gratuities. Additional hunters $4075 observers $750. This hunt is for September 1 – November 1, 2019 ONLY. You can drive all the way or fly into Gainesville, St. Augusta or Orlando and rent a car to drive to outfitter.  Questions contact Charles Herrington 386-972-9473 godscountryoutfitters@ymail.com We thank God’s Country Outfitters for this donation. www.godscountryoutfitters.com Value: $4075.00

LA32 – Poker Table made by Terry Hill

This beautifully crafted oak Poker Table is made by local member Terry Hill. This 8-sided table is 63 inches wide and measures 32.5 inches above the floor. We thank Terry for this donation. VALUE: $1000.00

LA33 – Northern Rockies Outfitters Ltd. Mountain Lion Hunt

Rich Birdsell from Northern Rockies Outfitters is a first-time donor to our banquet. He has donated a Mountain Lion hunt for 1 hunter for 6 days. The hunt is located in the Big Belt Mountains Region 445 and will take place on private land. The hunt is for December 1, 2019 through April 15, 2020. (NOTE: If the hunting conditions are not conducive to successful hunt or the quota is filled this hunt can be delayed to December 1, 2020 thru April 15, 2021). If a mountain lion is taken there will be an additional $2000 Trophy Fee to be given to the outfitter. Arrival/Departure is Cascade, Montana. Method of take is rifle or archery. Hunt includes comfortable lodging, meals, and trophy prep to local taxidermist. Not included is Trophy Fee of $2,000, General Mountain Lion License. Hunters can be added for $5,500 and Non-hunters can be added at $150 per day. Questions Rich Birdsell 406-261-7424 rich@northernrockiesoutfit.com, www.northernrockiesoutfit.com We thank Rich Birdsell for this donation. Value: $5,500.00

LA34 – Terry Ehrhardt – Custom 280 Ackley Improved

Start with a pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 action, add a Krieger custom barrel, expertly fit that barrel to the action, chamber it in the ever popular .280 Ackley Improved, put it all into a piece of Exhibition Grade Walnut and you have a rifle anyone would be proud to own. This rifle represents literally hundreds of hours of painstaking labor from precision machining of the metal work to the transformation of a block of walnut into the stock you see here. Take a very close look at this example of the gunmakers art from the ebony forend to tip to the skeleton grip cap and metal butt plate so expertly fit to the wood. The wood to metal fit throughout is a tribute to Terry Ehrhardt’s skill as a gun builder, comparable rifles have starting prices of $15,000. Add in a Kahles 3X9 scope and the package is complete. One more thing, it’s not just a pretty rifle, it is capable of sub MOA Groups, because a rifle that is not accurate isn’t worth owning. Don’t let this one of a kind rifle get away!! Questions contact Terry 406-868-7251.  We thank Terry Ehrhardt for this donation. Value $16,000.00

LA35 – Argentina – Estancia La Criolla – Dove shooting

This is a wing-shooting trip of a lifetime for Four (4) hunters to enjoy a four (4) day stay in Santa Fe, Argentina. Included with this 1×1 guided hunt are all the doves you can possibly shoot. Hunters can expect to fire thousands of shells per day, if their shoulder can hold up! This hunt is to be taken in 2019. May also be taken in 2020 for an additional $500 per person. Arrival/departure point is Santa Fe, Argentina. Hunt can be upgraded for additional days to include Ducks, Perdiz, Fishing and Big Game Hunting per the outfitter’s current price list. Not included are hunting licenses, transport to/from lodge, gun rental, shotgun shells (estimated $13.00 per box – subject to change with current pricing), reciprocity fee and gratuities. Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Estancia: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7245, Malcom & Jennifer Jaap 406-452-4867. For more information, contact:  www.estancialacriolla.com.ar We thank Estancia La Criolla for this donation. Value: $10,000.00

LA36 – Six Course Gourmet Dinner with Wine Pairing

How often do you get the chance to design your own 6-course meal for 8 people without all the shopping, prep and cooking? Pizzaz owner, Veronica Ronnau and Banquet Chair, Patty Ehrhardt will be your chefs for the evening. The meal will be prepared and served at Pizzaz on Central Avenue in downtown Great Falls. The only difficult task you will have is choosing your friends and the cuisine.  “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well” Truly an event for the discerning pallet. Must be taken by November 14, 2019. We thank Veronica Ronnau and Patty Ehrhardt for this donation. Value: $1600.00

LA37 – Namibia – Jan Oelofse Hunting Safaris – Gemsbok, Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Warthog, Impala

Jan Oelofse Hunting Safaris has once again donated to our chapter.  They are among the best safari operations in all of Africa.  They have been in business since 1975.  Their area is located north of Windhoek, Namibia.  This hunt is for 1 hunter & 1 observer for seven (7) days. Hunt to be taken in 2019 or 2020. Hunt includes trophy fees for Gemsbok, Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Impala and Warthog.   Hunt can be upgraded to Sable, Roan and many other animals per current trophy fees. They encourage hunters to arrive a day or two early at no charge to get over jet lag, so you can fully enjoy your hunt.  Can use Rifle or bow on this hunt.  Incredible modern accommodations on this 80,000-acre private ranch, plus 300,000 acres on adjacent concessions.  Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Oelofse: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7245, Brad Lencioni 406-736-5678, Cody Vukasin   – email: jan.oelofse@iaafrica.com.na  www.janoelofsesafaris.com $400 taxidermy credit towards 4 shoulder mounts from Artistic Wildlife Creations. We thank Jan Oelofse Safaris for this donation. Value: $7,600.00

LA38 – Custom Bumper from Throttle Down Kustoms (TDK)

Jeremy Pulse of Throttle Down Kustoms (TDK) is a first-time donor and has donated $1,500 credit towards a custom bumper or frame from TDK. Any upgrades, shipping, or installation above $1,500 will be the responsibility of the winning bidder.  TDK is a metal fabrication business out of Moore, Montana that has been designing, engineering and building custom truck bumpers since 2000. The business also began designing and building frames, skid plates, and accessories for several types of different vehicles. With owner Jeremy Pulse’s background in Auto Body Technology and Chassis Fabrication from WYO Tech, he is able to build some of the highest quality production on the market. Designed with real, honest-to-goodness work vehicles in mind, all TDK products are made from laser-cut solid steel and hand-welded by certified, trained professionals. Jeremy also offers a lifetime warranty on all of the products. Questions call Jeremy 406-374-2285 www.throttledownkustoms.com We thank Jeremy for his donation. Value: $1,500.00

LA39 – Hunt’s On Safari Sable Hunt

Francois Roux is another first time donor. Hunts On Safaris of the Eastern Cape of South Africa has donated a seven (7) day hunt for a Sable & Caracal for one (1) hunter and one (1) observer. Other game is available per price list. Hunt to be taken March – October 2019 ONLY. The hunt will be conducted on a 1-million-acre concession and accommodations are a LUXURY 5 STAR LODGE. Method of take is rifle only. Rifle rentals are available from the outfitter. Lodging, meals (open kitchen including drinks), daily laundry, trophy field prep and transport to taxidermist (Wildlife Artistry) included. Arrival and Departure is Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Additional hunters can be added for $250/day and observers for $100/day. This is a tremendous opportunity to add a trophy sable to your trophy room. Questions contact Francois Roux info@huntsonsafaris.com www.huntsonsafaris.com $400 taxidermy credit towards 4 shoulder mounts from Artistic Wildlife Creations. We thank Francois and Hunt’s On Safaris for this donation. Value: $10,900.00

LA40 – $1000 Credit toward Taxidermy

Great Falls taxidermist, Shawn Dawson has donated $1,000 credit for taxidermy toward the mount of your choice. Timberland Taxidermy is one of Montana’s top taxidermy companies providing a wide range of taxidermy services to help you with all your mounting needs. Over 18 years’ experience. Contact: 406-452-8500. www.timberlandtaxidermy.com We thank Shawn for his donation. Value: $1,000.00

LA41 – Pelly Lake Outfitters – Black Bear – British Columbia, Canada

Dennis Leveque and Pelly Lake Outfitters has donated this 7-day (5 days hunting) spring Black Bear hunt. Spot and stalk is the method used, with 10+ bears a day being seen.  This hunt is for 2 Hunters, 1 bear each plus another bear can be added for $1800 per bear plus a $200 tag.  Method of take is archery, muzzleloader or rifle. License and Bear tag $400 per hunter for first bear. Wolf can be harvested for the $50.00 tag fee only.  Hunt to be taken June 2019 Preferred. Other dates could be arranged with outfitter if needed. Arrival/departure point is Prince George (a 14 ½ hour drive from Great Falls).  Will need to pay $240 per hunter for transportation fee from Prince George to camp. Bear tags & License not included.  Cory Halvorson and Terry Ehrhardt have taken this hunt. Dennis:  406-868-0624  www.comehunt.com We thank local Dennis Leveque and Pelly Lake Outfitters for this donation. VALUE: $7400.00

LA42 – Heart of Texas Outfitters Aoudad Hunt

Time to go to TEXAS! Heart of Texas Outfitters is another first-time donor that has donated a free range, rifle hunt for an Aoudad. This hunt is for one hunter for three (3) days. The hunt can be taken October 2019 or January – March 2020. If you want this to be an estate hunt, visit with the outfitter. There are also many other animals that can be included on this hunt. See price list for details.  Lodging, meals, aoudad trophy fee, field prep and caping are included. Hunting license is $48. Arrival point is San Angelo, Texas. Ask a friend to go with you and have a great time. Questions contact Travis Wright 214-529-6955 twright@swbell.net $200 credit towards an Aoudad mount (shoulder or life-size) from Waylon’s Wildlife Taxidermy. We thank Heart of Texas Outfitters for this donation. Value $5,700.00

LA43 – Terry Ehrhardt Custom Built Gun

Terry Ehrhardt, Gun Builder Extraordinaire, will build the rifle just the way you want it. If you aren’t sure of exactly what you want but have an idea, Terry will help with that because he has some opinions about guns. Normally he is quite reticent about sharing those opinions but for the winning bidder he will make an exception.  We can build this gun using a McMillan Stock, Krieger or Proof Research Barrel and Defiance Action. Bid now for the gun of your dreams! We thank Terry for his donation. Value: $$$$Priceless$$$$

LA44 – Terry Ehrhardt Custom Load Development

Terry will develop a custom load for your favorite rifle, and include 50 rounds of the custom loaded ammunition. He will find the exact load your rifle shoots the best. Improving the match between ammunition and rifle is priceless. Must be redeemed by September 1, 2019. We thank Terry for his donation. VALUE: $500.00

LA45 – New Zealand – Rata Maire Deer Lodge – Red Stag

Tony Punch of Rata Maire Deer Lodge has donated a Four (4) day hunt for One (1) Hunter, (1) Non-Hunter to hunt for One (1) Trophy Red Stag (up to 350 SCI Score) on the North Island of New Zealand. This hunt is a 1×1 guided hunt and can be upgraded to larger Red Stag, Fallow Deer, Elk, Sika, Sambar, Rusa, Turkeys, Feral Goats, Rams, and Pigs. Tahr hunting can also be arranged. (See current price guide) Animals can be taken by rifle or bow. Schedule this hunt with outfitter for open dates March through July 2019 or 2020. The animals roam freely on this vast, private deer sanctuary. Hunting will take place under fair-chase conditions and a good level of personal fitness would add to the clients’ enjoyment of the hunt. The lodge is on New Zealand’s North Island in the tranquil and spectacular Retaruke River Valley. Included are lodge accommodations, meals, 1×1 guide service, trophy fees for stag up to 350 SCI, field prep and ground transportation during hunt. Additional hunters @ $500 per day and observers at $200 per day may join and additional hunting days and game are available per outfitter’s current price list. Not included are any before/after hunt expenses, firearm permit ($25NZ), dipping/crating, shipping and gratuities. Arrival/departure point is Auckland, New Zealand then rent a car or charter a flight to hunt area. Arrange for gun permits by coordinating with outfitter and NZ police prior to arrival. Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Tony: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7245, Brad Lencioni 406-736-5678, Sean Hystad. For more information, contact Tony at Int. 64-7-895-8516 or punchie@ihug.co.nzwww.ratamaire-deer.com   $200 taxidermy credit towards a shoulder mount red stag from Waylon’s Wildlife Taxidermy.  We thank Tony Punch with Rata Maire for this donation.  Value: $8,500.00

LA46 – Montana Back Country Outfitters Fishing Trip in the Bob Marshall Wilderness

Montana Back Country Outfitters has graciously donated a 5 day/4-night backcountry horseback fishing trip in the famous Bob Marshall Wilderness. This trip is for four (4) anglers and you can add up to 4 more anglers at $1,200 apiece. Extra days can be added for $250 per person per day. Schedule dates for late July or August 2019 (preferred) but can postpone to late July or August 2020 if needed. This trip will take place on the South Fork of the Flathead River. Questions contact Luke Holzeimer 406-799-1004 info@montanabackcountryoutfitters.com www.montanabackcountryoutfitters.com We thank Luke for this donation. Value: $7,200.00

LA47 – Original from 16-year-old Hunter Adams

This is the fourth year that Hunter has donated. Start collecting originals early because this 16-year-old is bound to become nationally known. He resides in Belt, Montana and you are sure to hear his name in the art world for years to come. We thank Hunter Adams for his donation.

LA48 – Huntershill Safaris Cape Buffalo Hunt in South Africa

One hunter and one observer will travel to the Eastern Cape of South Africa for this 7-day, 1:1 guided Cape Buffalo hunt donated by Huntershill Safaris. Method of take is hunter’s choice. Schedule with outfitter for open dates 2019 or 2020. The Eastern Cape is the only one of South Africa’s nine provinces to have all seven of the country’s ecological zones within its boundaries. Scenic diversity is one of the most striking characteristics of the region. Included are accommodations, meals, guide service, trophy fee for Cape buffalo and field prep. Additional hunters and observers are welcome. Contact outfitter for details. Not included are any before/after hunt expenses, dip/pack/ship and gratuities. Hunt can be upgraded to include additional species per outfitter’s current price list. Arrival/departure point is East London, South Africa. For more information contact Huntershill Safaris at Int. 27 45 966 9789 or email gregh@queen.co.za. www.huntershillsafaris.co.za We thank Huntershill Safaris for their donation. Value: $9,000.00

LA49 – Tuff Pak Surprise

Buy it and find out what you get! This Tuff Pak is filled with many wonderful items for hunting, fishing or just enjoying life. Value: $$$Priceless$$$

LA50 – Montana Outfitting Company – Antelope Hunt

Chris Faber has donated a fantastic four (4) day, antelope hunt for two (2) hunters.  Hunt will take place in North Central Montana.  This hunt is for either 2019 or 2020 or until tag is drawn and will take place on over 250,000 acres of private land.  Trophy fee for an antelope for each hunter is included. This is a fully guided hunt.  Accommodations include a stay at a 4 Star lodge nestled in the Bears Paw Mountains.  Also included is bird hunting and fishing in the several ponds located throughout the ranch.  Hunt is in area 690.   www.montanaoutfittingcompany.com  mtoutfittingcompco@gmail.com We thank Montana Outfitting Company for this donation.  Included is $100.00 off of each Antelope shoulder mount – 2 total, from Artistic Wildlife Creations.  Value:  $6,000.00

LA51 Trophy Elk, Deer, Black Bear and Wolf Horseback Hunt Bob Marshall Wilderness Montana

This will be the adventure of a lifetime, you will see country most people will never set foot on. Luke Holzeimer of Montana Back Country Outfitters has graciously donated for 1 hunter a 9 day (7 hunting days) early season bugle hunt for Elk. Also included in this hunt is the chance to take Deer, Black Bear and/or Wolf. This hunt is rifle only and can be taken in September 14-22, 2019 or open dates 2020. If you go in 2020, you can bring an observer at no additional charge. Ride by the famed Chinese Wall in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness. Hunters will stay in comfortable heated wall tents with homecooked meals. This is a horseback hunt with 2X1 guide service. Bring a buddy at the discounted price of $5,000. This is Luke’s second year to donate to our chapter so let’s make him feel welcome. $200 credit toward an elk shoulder mount donated by Artistic Wildlife Creations. Luke Holzeimer 406-799-1004 info@montanabackcountryoutfitters.com www.montanabackcountryoutfitters.com We thank Luke for this donation. Value: $7,800.00

LA52 – Bronze by John Lewton

John Lewton of Bozeman has donated this amazing limited-edition bronze of two trophy mule deer bucks titled “Brothers” The size is 17” L X 9” w X 16 ¼ “h.  John Lewton is an extremely talented self-taught sculptor who is known for his ability to place movement in the pieces he sculpts. John’s love of wildlife has taken him to some wonderful places and helped him with his art. In 1985 john made Montana his home. www.johnlewtonsculptures.com We thank John for his donation. Value: $3495.00

LA53 – Legadema Hunting Safaris Cape Buffalo, Hippo & Crocodile (12-16 ft) Mozambique

Willie Botha of Legadema Hunting Safaris is donating a true classical 10-day safari for 2 hunters and 2 observers, which includes the trophy fee for one Cape Buffalo, 1 Crocodile (12-16 ft) and 1 Hippo.  in the Musengezi Concession, Tete Province of Mozambique. Hunt is for 2019 ONLY.
Included: Trophy fees for one Cape Buffalo, one Crocodile (12-16 ft) and one Hippo, community fees, government fees, field transportation, 1×2 ph accommodations, and staff services, meals, laundry, tiger fishing and a free visit to local school/village if time permits.
Not included: are international/domestic airfares, custom duties, transfer from Tete airport to camp and back ($300 for 4 people), hunting permit ($200), Gun License ($200), dip and pack, firearms rental, additional trophy fees, and gratuities.
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 250,000-acre concession, situated in the middle of more than 5 million unfenced acres.
The hunt can be upgraded to include additional days at $400 per day, observers at $100 per day, other game as per the price list. For more information, contact Will Botha at +27 82 556 0813
Email: willie@legadema.co.za website: http://www.legademahunting.co.za/mozambique.html We thank Willie Botha and Legadema Hunting Safaris for this donation. Value $37,000.00

LA54 – Montana Bison Company LLC Bison Hunt

A Management Bison Hunt at Buffalo Wallow Ranch, St. Ignatius, MT. The winner gets CHOICE of a Management Bison hunt or a custom order of bison meat. 
Included is 2 nights lodging, meals, guiding, skinning and meat cutting by local processor OR Custom Order Bison Meat $3,800 value. Additional guest is no charge. Not included skull cleaning or hide tanning. Hunt must be taken between Sept. 2019 to Feb. 2020, otherwise can contact Steve Killorn 406-745-2375 in beautiful St. Ignatius, Montana. skillorn@montrailbison.com We thank Steve Killorn for this donation. Value: $3,800.00

LA55 – Electric Bike from Rogue Ridge

Are you ready to Go Rogue?  The bike can be upgraded to a RB1000 or RG1000.

RT 750 
Weight: 55lbs. 
BATTERY: Panasonic 48V14.5AH 900 Series. 
MAX SPEED: 20 mph 5 power levels of assist. 
RANGE: Throttle 25 miles / Pedal assist. 35-45 miles 
FRAME: 6061 Alum. / Load Rated at 330 Lbs. 
MOTOR: Mid G510 ULTRA 750Watt Tektro Hydraulic BreaksSherpa Trailer Package: 

Can upgrade to Sherpa Trailer Package

FITS ON: Single wheel trailer fits on RM750 and RB1000. 
CAPACITY: Aluminum cage hold 275lbs. 
INCLUDES: Comes with dry bag.

VALUE: $3,950.00

LA56 – Pine Mountain Elk Hunt – Saskatchewan, Canada

Pine Mountain Outfitter has donated a 3-day estate hunt for 3 hunters for trophy elk. Hunt is to be taken in September 2019 ONLY. Hunt includes $6000 credit to be shared by 3 hunters for trophy elk from 2019 price list. Non-hunters can be included for $250 per day. $500 for extra hunting days. Whitetail deer and buffalo are also available to hunt at current price list. Hunt can be with rifle or bow. Hunt to take place on one of four hunting areas in Saskatchewan. Joe Hardesty 406-560-5512 www.pinemountainoutfitters.com  $100 credit toward a shoulder mount for each hunter from Mike’s Wildlife Creations.  We thank Pine Mountain Outfitters for this donation. VALUE: $9300.00

LA57 – The Perfect End to a Great Auction

The Great Falls Chapter wishes to thank each of you for attending tonight. Your contributions will help to preserve the right to hunt and animal conservation for years to come. The chapter has donated this 3 Liter Bottle of Crown Royal along with 4 whiskey glass.