2023 LIVE AUCTION
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2023 Live Auction
LA01 – Winchester & Winchester
Let’s start this auction off right with a bottle of Winchester Straight Bourbon Whiskey 1.75 L This is paired with a classic gun: Winchester Model 12 Pump – 12 Gauge VALUE: $600
LA02 – Ohio – Xtreme World Class Whitetails of Ohio for 2 Hunters
Xtreme World Class Whitetails of Ohio is offering a 3-day, 3-night hunt for 2 whitetails for 2 hunters on our estate located in the rolling hills of Amish Country near Berlin, Ohio. This hunt includes daily fees for 2 Hunter’s ($1000 per hunter), and a $1000 credit per hunter toward the harvest of a northeastern whitetail deer. Daily fees include, lodging, meals, beverages, professional guide, caping, quartering and deboning of the harvested animals. Additional animals and upgrades are available at an additional cost. Method of harvest is hunter’s choice. Hunts can be taken on available dates from October 1, 2023 to December 16, 2023.
Current Price List:
• Up to 170” — $7000.00
• 170” to 180” — $8000.00
• 180” to 200” — $9000.00
Xtreme World Class Whitetails of Ohio is located near Berlin, Ohio in the heart of Amish country. This is a 3-day, 3-night with all-inclusive meals, lodging, beverages, professional guide, and transportation during the hunt. Non-hunters can be added for $100 per day. Xtreme World Class Whitetail also has a limited number of Mule Deer and Elk available. Contact Information: Ronald or Karen Douglas Phone: 330-237-9960 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.xtreme-wcwo.com We thank Xtreme World Class Whitetails of Ohio for this 100% donation. Value: $4000.00
LA03 – Montana: Prairie Dog Hunt
Grab your buddy and plan a fun getaway to Eastern Montana for a Prairie Dog Hunt of a lifetime. This hunt is for 2 hunters or 1 hunter and 1 observer for 2 days/3 nights. Available dates in June – August 2023 ONLY. Location of hunt is just north of Winnett, MT. Relax in the comforts of a new Hunting Lodge and enjoy Michelle’s specially home cooked meals. Optional activities include hiking trails and a tour of the Missouri Breaks. Each evening, enjoy your favorite beer or wine on the large deck while taking in the beauty of a Missouri River Breaks sunset! Method of take is rifle or bow (if you are good enough). This hunt does not include field dressing or taxidermy and is a few fun and relaxing few days of hunting, exploring and enjoying! Additional hunters can be added for $1000 and observers $500. Contact Brad Lencioni at 406-899-7778 or email@example.com. We thank Brad and Michelle Lencioni for this donation! VALUE: $2000
LA04 – Trijicon Credo® HX 2.5-15×56 w/ Red MOA Center Dot
Trijicon has donated a Credo® HX 2.5-15×56. Second Focal Plane (SFP) Riflescope w/ Red MOA Center Dot, 30mm Tube, Satin Black, Exposed Elevation Adjuster w/ Return to Zero Feature. The Trijicon Credo® HX 2.5-15×56 hunting riflescope features a large 56-millimeter objective that enhances exit pupil, giving you superior low light performance. Combined with the illuminated MOA Center Dot reticle and anti-scratch fully multi-coated glass, you’ll identify targets sooner and see them in true detail and color with zero distortion. For more information, contact Trijicon at 1-800-338-0563. Company’s website: www.trijicon.com. VALUE: $1,200.
LA05 – South Africa – Fair Chase Safaris – 2 Hunters – Sable, Bushbuck, Blue Wildebeest & Impala
If you want a great African experience, without breaking the bank, then this hunt is for you. FAIR CHASE SAFARIS has donated this hunt which includes a total of four (4) animals, including Sable, Bushbuck, Blue Wildebeest and Impala to be shared by hunters. This 7-day hunt is for 2 Hunters in 2023 or 2024. Method of take is hunters’ choice. Fly to Johannesburg where you will be picked up and driven to the lodge in the Limpopo Area of South Africa. Additional hunters ($425), non-hunters ($250), animals (current price list) and days ($425) may be added. Included in our package is: lodging, meals, alcohol, daily laundry, field prep and delivery of trophies to taxidermist, experienced and qualified Professional Hunter, hunting vehicle and support crew (camp staff, trackers, skinners, chefs). Excluded from our package: International arrival & departure flights and any other domestic flights, to and from hunting areas, as well as hotel accommodation before and after the safari period and $250 Road transfer, to and from the hunting area. Gratuities for staff and Professional Hunters, Meals & liquor outside of camps/hunting areas, shipping and taxidermy (the South African taxidermist will deal directly with the client). The cost of any touring & sightseeing, shopping trips, or any additions to the confirmed safari itinerary. Chapter members Travis & Bridgette Kakalecik (Cell 406-788-9848) hunted with Nicus in 2022. firstname.lastname@example.org www.fairchasesafaris.com We thank Nicus for this donation. VALUE: $12,100
LA06 – 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. Montana is the only state that allows hunters to hunt on their own or with an outfitter. It is your choice. $400 towards a life size mountain goat from Artistic Wildlife Creations. Valid for 2023 hunting season. Value: $PRICELESS$
LA07 – Bennett Woodworks Walnut Pedestal with Birch Bark
Brad Bennett has gone above beyond with this handcrafted walnut with birch bark pedestal. It measures 36 inches tall and 18 inches wide. Brad Bennett is a long supporter of our banquet. 406-781-3242 email: email@example.com We thank Brad for this donation. Value: $900.00
LA08 – Seward, Alaska – Fishing Adventure – 2 Anglers
Drake Dawson has donated 4-night, 3-day fishing adventure for 2 people in Seward, Alaska for available dates February – October 2023 or 2024. Up to 4 additional persons are graciously discounted to $1,950 each. Welcome to beautiful wild Alaska! Come experience the bountiful waters of Resurrection Bay and the Gulf of Alaska as you fish out of the historic town of Seward. Daily catches vary depending on the time of year, but typical fish include halibut, multiple species of rockfish, king salmon, Coho salmon, ling cod, and Alaskan/Pacific cod. This includes 4 nights of lodging in our own private lodge in Seward, 3 full days of fishing, lunch and beverages on the boat, & one full day of leisure. Captain & Mate will fillet your daily catch. Other highlights while fishing are the amazing mountain views, whale watching, glaciers, abundant seabirds, and grazing mountain goats and other wildlife. INCLUDED in the trip: lodging, fishing, shared boat has a max of 6 guests, lunches and beverages. and the first night enjoy a full Alaskan seafood dinner hosted by your captain. NOT INCLUDED: Airfare to and from Seward (Anchorage and rent a car to drive to Seward), or transportation to/from airport (if needed), Fishing License, King Salmon stamp, Lodge cleaning fee $125 per group, Tips to Captain & first mate, Fish packaging & shipping. Dinner for 3 nights and breakfast is not included. You can go to restaurants in Seward or purchase groceries and cook your dinner in the lodge’s fully appointed kitchen. NOTE: Due to high demand, if the buyer wishes to change dates after a date has already been set there will be a $1000 change fee to extend the date. This fee is payable to Gone Again Charters This donation is for first time buyers only – no repeat buyers. Drake Dawson at 573-544-2041 or his email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.safariunlimitedworldwide.com/ We thank Safari Unlimited and Drake Dawson for this donation. VALUE: $6995.00
LA9 – South Africa – Limcroma Safaris – Plains Game Hunt
Enjoy the ultimate South African safari experience with Hannes Els of Limcroma Safaris. With nearly 200,000 acres of privately owned and closely managed hunting concessions, Limcroma Safaris operates full-service safari adventures in the Limpopo Province–the premier hunting destination in South Africa. This exclusive 10-day plains game safari includes daily rates for 2 hunters, licensed professional hunter, tracker, skinner, camp staff & daily laundry service. Each hunter has the choice of 2 species: 1 Zebra or Blue Wildebeest and 1 Impala, Blesbok or Warthog. Guests will enjoy delectable cuisine prepared in traditional South African fashion, wild game dishes, and beverages including famous South African wines and local beers. Accommodations include luxurious native thatched five-star chalets with ensuite baths. Upon arrival at OR TAMBO International Airport in Johannesburg, guests will personally be met by a Limcroma Safaris Representative and transported to their private game lodge. Limcroma Safaris’ is located in a rich game area and has a well-equipped camp. With the skills of Hannes Els and his skilled trackers and camp staff, this safari is sure to be unforgettable. Enjoy your time in the African bush with luxury, comfort and the best quality trophies South Africa hunting has to offer. Noted bow hunter, rocker, and conservationist Ted Nugent has hunted with Limcroma Safaris and describes his safari with Hannes as nothing less than a “perfect” experience. Additional Plains Game and Dangerous Game species may be added at reduced pricing exclusively for Safari Club International Chapters. Additional hunters are welcome and encouraged at the reduced rate of $400 per day and additional observers at the reduced rate of $250 per day. Hunt is good for March thru November 2023 or 2024. For more information or questions, please contact Jeff Kennedy at 1-817-271-9858 www.limcroma.com or email@example.com. We thank Limcroma Safaris for their donation. Value: $14,500
LA10 – Quartermoon Restrooms – Luxury 3-Stall 1-day Rental
Quartermoon Restrooms has donated a 1-day rental of their luxury 3-stall Glacier Premier Bathroom trailer. Other models available upon request. (may have an additional charge) Free delivery within 75 miles of Great Falls. Luxury bathroom trailer has 2 Women’s and 1 Men’s room fully stocked with toiletries and amenities. This is the Better Solution for your outdoor event. The Glacier Premier trailer is equipped with Heat, A/C and stereo. Septic services are also included. Customer is responsible for supplying utilities. (Not included in rental is water and electricity.) Add an additional day for ½ price ($650). This offer is ONLY for available dates in 2023. ( not available July 2023 or holidays) firstname.lastname@example.org We thank Quartermoon Restrooms for this donation. VALUE: $2,000.00
LA11 – Texas – 777 Ranch Exotics Hunt
Hunt the 777 Ranch, which has been the Premier Hunting Ranch in Texas for the past 50 years! This Two Night/Three Day Hunting is for Two Hunters for 2023 ONLY. Each hunter will be required to harvest an animal at a minimum cost of $2,500.00. This is an Exotic Hunt in Hondo, Texas and includes 2:1 Guiding, double occupancy cabin, and meals. Does not include transportation to and from Hondo, Texas, tips, trophy fees for animals. The 777 Ranch sits on the edge of the Texas Hill country in South Texas. Here is your chance to hunt some of the world’s most unique animals and get your name added to the SCI Record Book. Trophy fees range from $2,500 up to $50,000.00 and are NOT included in this donation. Additional costs include skinning, caping and appropriate permits/license for animals harvested. Contact: Nicole Villarreal Phone: 830-426-3476 Email: email@example.com Website: www.777ranch.com We thank 777 Ranch for their 100% Donation! VALUE: $1,320
LA12 – 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 to be taken February – December 2023. Add $550 to go in 2024. 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. Big Game to be hunted includes Axis Deer, Black Buck and Water Buffalo. Not included are hunting licenses, transportation to/from lodge, gun rental, shotgun shells (estimated $14.50 per box – subject to change with current pricing), and gratuities. Hunters can rent shotgun at $70 per day. Chapter members hunted here in 2022: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7245, Willie Krueger 406-855- 4910. Contact: Tomas or Roberto Druetto firstname.lastname@example.org www.estancialacriolla.com.ar We thank Estancia La Criolla for this donation. Value: $10,000.00
LA13 – Alaska – Fishing Ugak Bay Kodiak Island
Five-day/five-night Alaskan Halibut, Salmon and Rockfish Fishing Trip for two (2) Anglers. Bring up to four (4) additional anglers at the discounted rate of $2500 each and have the whole place to yourselves. 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 2023 or 2024 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 that is specifically designed for fishing halibut and salmon for an excellent saltwater excursion. When fishing is completed each day, you will return to a 2500 square foot lodge to complete the true Alaskan experience. Included are lodge accommodations, meals, guide service, tackle, bait and fish processing. Not included are any before/after trip expenses. License and tag $100, air charter $500 pp rt, shipping and gratuities. Arrival departure point is Kodiak Island Alaska. Contact Brian 907-830-2802 email@example.com http://www.ugakbay.com We thank Brian Peterson for this donation. Value $11,000.00
LA14 –Elk Ivory & Amethyst Quartz Bracelet, Pendant & Earrings
Sterling Silver Elk Ivory and Amethyst Quartz Bracelet, Pendant & Earrings from Studio Pandora. Value $1300
LA15- South Africa – Fair Chase Safaris – 2 Hunters – 2 Kudus, 2 Bushbucks and 2-day shark fishing
Nicus and Fair Chase Safaris have generously donated this unique 7-day South African safari & fishing trip for two(2) hunters at the Eastern Cape of South Africa. This trip consists of four (4) days hunting which includes trophy fees for 2 Cape Kudu and 2 Bushbucks to be shared by the hunters. Then travel to Jeffreys Bay for two (2) days of shark fishing. Hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunting/fishing days, hunters or observers, and additional species per outfitter’s price list. This hunt is rifle only and can be taken in 2023 or 2024. Included in our package is: lodging, meals, alcohol, daily laundry, field prep and delivery of trophies to taxidermist, experienced and qualified Professional Hunter, hunting vehicle and support crew (camp staff, trackers, skinners, chefs). Excluded from our package: International arrival & departure flights and any other domestic flights, to and from hunting areas, as well as hotel accommodation before and after the safari period and $250 Road transfer, to and from the hunting area. Gratuities for staff and Professional Hunters, Meals & liquor outside of camps/hunting areas, shipping and taxidermy (the South African taxidermist will deal directly with the client). The cost of any touring & sightseeing, shopping trips, or any additions to the confirmed safari itinerary. Chapter members Travis & Bridgette Kakalecik (Cell 406-788-9848) hunted with Nicus in 2022. firstname.lastname@example.org www.fairchasesafaris.com We thank Nicus for this donation. VALUE: $15,600
LA16 – Alberta Hunting Company – Bison Hunt
Join Alberta Hunting Company on this fantastic 3-day hunt for one (1) hunter and one (1) non hunter in the pursuit of a North American Bison. This hunt takes place in remote wilderness of Northern Alberta. Included in the hunt is 3-days/3-nights hunting, trophy fee for 1 Trophy Bison, accommodations in our rustic cabin with gourmet backcountry meals, License & Tax, transportation during the hunt, guide, trophy care for harvested animal and delivery of meat to local processor. Additional hunters are welcome at our regular price of $6,500 and observers at $200/day. Method of take is rifle or muzzleloader. A second Bison can be taken for $5,000. Hunt must be taken December 2023 ONLY. Contact outfitter for dates available. Not included in this hunt are transportation to camp (hunters are to fly into Edmonton International Airport and rent a vehicle and drive to camp or a 12-hour drive from Great Falls, MT), meat processing, taxidermy, alcohol, trophy shipping, gratuities for guide and cook and any expenses incurred before or after hunt including but not limited to air transportation, lodging, meals, rental cars, etc. The hunt takes place in Northern Alberta, about 1.5 hours from Edmonton. The terrain is gentle rolling hills, mostly treed with grassy meadows, beaver dams and spruce muskegs. There are a number of cut lines and trails allowing for good access to hunt on foot or with an ATV. Most hunts are done by stalk & spot or from heated tower blinds. Contact Jason Huellbusch 780-678-5263 email@example.com www.albertahuntingcompany.com We thank Jason and Alberta Hunting Company for this Donation. VALUE: $6,500
LA17 – Handmade King Size Quilt
This colorful quilt was handmade by world renowned quilter, Sue Vertrees. This quilt was made using the Walk About pattern. The vibrant colors work beautifully with the graphic print fabric from Africa. The geometric quilting and stunning colors make this king size quilt a great addition to any home. The quilt is King size and measures 105×105 inches. We thank Sue Vertrees for this donation. VALUE: $1,500
LA18 – Namibia – Afrihunt Safaris – Plains Game
Ten-day safari for two hunters and two observers. Justus Brits of Afrihunt Safaris in Namibia has donated this fantastic hunt for two hunters and two observers. Each hunter will get 1-Kudu, 1-Hartabeest and 1-Steenbuck and 1-Warthog. This ten-day donation is for 8 hunting days and 2 travel days. Hunt to be taken April – November 30, 2023 or 2024 using a Rifle or Bow. Included: Full accommodation, all meals during safari, daily laundry service, and provision of hunting vehicles, staff assistance, field preparation and storage of trophies, soft drinks and beverages. Excluded: Transportation to and from Windhoek airport and lodge ($800 per group); weapon rental and ammunition; packing, dipping, clearing and shipping costs of trophies; alcoholic beverages; transport to other destinations on client’s request; personal items; hotels, airfares and taxes before and after the safari. Justus and Karla Brits, look forward to sharing an unforgettable time with you in Namibia! Afrihunt Safaris is situated just 30km north of Otavi on the B1 en-route to Tsumeb, the Etosha National Park, Owamboland and Kavango. They lie in the heart of the Otavi Mountains. The camp is shaded by large Marula and Tamboti trees, overlooking a landscape that is as breath-taking as it is peaceful. Treat yourself to hospitality in true Namibian style and enjoy your dinner under open skies overlooking the waterhole. This trip can be upgraded with additional Trophies, Days, Activities, Hunters and Non-Hunters (see their website for additional information). Contact: Afrihunt Safaris Namibia, Justus Brits. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: +264 81 148 6807 Fax: +264 88 615 57; www.afrihuntsafaris.com Ph. (210) 440 2775 USA We thank Justus and Afrihunts for this donation. Value: $ 13,800
LA19– North Carolina – Reel Steel Guide Service Black Bear Hunt
Richard Edge has graciously donated a 4-day fall black bear hunt over bait. This hunt in November or December of 2023 is for one hunter and you will be hunting huge black bears that don’t hibernate ,on over 500 acres. Hunter will be responsible for lodging, tag and license. Member Brad Clemens hunted last fall and killed a dandy bear within the first couple hours in the blind! You can also add whitetail for an additional $1800. Best of all winning bidder can bring a buddy for the same price of the winning bidder, so be ready. Arrival point is Raleigh N.C. Any weapon is allowed! U.S. contact: Brad Clemens 971-312-2175 email@example.com Facebook: reelsteelguide Waylon’s Wildlife has donated either $200 off a rug or $500 off a life-size mount! We thank Reel Steel Guide Service for this donation. Value: $4000
LA20 – Half a Beef and a Whole Pig Packaged and Ready To Go
Dylan Lencioni from 406 Processing has generously donated half beef and a pig vacuum packed and ready to eat. Beef and pork prices are skyrocketing and this is a great way to save money. The beef is hanging in the cooler with an approximate final weight of 560 pounds. Call Dylan on Monday to give him your specific cutting instructions. The pig final weight will be about 160 pounds and will include hams, sausage, bacon, roasts, spare ribs, pork chops and smoked hocks. For question contact Dylan at 406 Processing 406-315-1915 We thank Dylan for his donation. Value: $3,600
LA21 – Montana Missouri River Lodge X-Stream Fishing
1-day Blue Ribbon Trout Fishing trip on the World-Renowned Missouri River for two (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 Sponsor 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, 2023. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.missouririverlodge.com We thank Joe and Lindsey for their donation. VALUE: $700
LA22 – Montana Missouri River Lodge X-Stream Hunting – Waterfowl Hunt
Joe and Lindsey Bloomquist have put together an amazing Waterfowl hunt for one (1) day for one (1) hunter. Enjoy Joe’s waterfowl guiding expertise for ducks and geese. To be taken in 2023 ONLY. A fun getaway! Additional hunters can be added for $425 each. Lodging can be added by talking to Joe. Call Joe to schedule dates. 406-468-2224 email@example.com www.missouririverlodge.com We thank Joe and Lindsey for their donation. VALUE: $425
LA23 – ‘The Reckoning’ Framed Giclée from 2023 SCI Artist of the Year
Brian Jarvi’s career has spanned more than a quarter century and he has received numerous honors and awards in that time, including twice being named Safari Club International’s Artist of the Year, and more recently receiving the prestigious “Award of Excellence” for the second time. His work has raised millions of dollars for numerous conservation organizations, and his concerns run deep for the future of the natural world. His passion for the flora and fauna of Africa has beckoned him on over 13 safaris and consequently the wildlife of the Dark Continent has gradually come to dominate his works. The universal appeal of the great iconic species he paints has created a broad international audience for his work, and he is now considered one of the World’s premiere painters of Africa’s Wilds. For more information contact Brian Jarvi Studios 218-259-1333 firstname.lastname@example.org www.brianjarvi.com We thank SCI Artist of the Year Brian Jarvi for this donation. Value: $1000
LA24 – Mexico – El Bamury Cattle and Hunt – Mule Deer
Is a Sonora Desert Mule Deer on you bucket list? Rogelio Lizarraga of Rancho El Bamury has donated a seven (7) day rifle hunt for mule deer. This hunt is only for December 2023 or possibly January 2024 depending on availability. You can either fly to Tucson, AZ or Hermosillo, Mexico and the outfitter will pick you up and drive you to the ranch. You will hunt on 80,000 acres 1:1 in a high rack truck on this ranch that has been in Rogelio’s family since 1906. A 200-inch Mule Deer is very possible with 3-4 taken every year. This hunt includes airport pickup, gun permits and field preparation. Outfitter has guns to use at no charge. Hunter can take cape and horns with them. Hunts in Mexico are safe and chapter board member Rick Vukasin has hunted with this outfitter five(5) times. Ricks cell is 406-799-8404. Desert sheep hunts are also available. Email Maria to set up your hunt. She will take care of everything including your gun permit. Contact: Maria Jose Lizarraga Mazon, www.bamury.com, email@example.com Phone: 001 52 637 37 6 03 47 We thank Rogelio and Maria for this donation. Value: $11,000
LA25 – Hawaiian Islands Condo
Seven (7) days in the beautiful Hawaiian Islands or anywhere else in the world. This donation is for a 1-bedroom timeshare. See www.rci.com for resort locations. Dates are subject to availability and it may take 10-12 months to schedule popular destinations. Trip must be booked by December 2023, but can be taken in 2024. We thank Terry & Patty Ehrhardt for this donation. Value: $2100
LA26 – Texas – 3-day All-inclusive Axis Buck Hunt
Pope Brothers Guide Services has donated this hunt for one (1) hunter and one (1) non-hunter (can be upgraded to hunter) to hunt an Axis Buck in the Texas Hill Country. This is a 3-day all-inclusive Axis Deer hunt for September 2023 or 2024 with arrival/departure point being San Antonio Airport or drive to Junction, TX. Method of take is hunters’ choice and animals can be taken per current price list. Hunt includes: Nice lodging, meals, All non-alcoholic beverages, (BYOB/BYOL), Airport Shuttle to and from the San Antonio airport, All transportation while hunting, 1:1 guide service, Skinning, caping, quartering of all game harvested, Delivery of all game to processor or taxidermist. The hunt does not include: Texas hunting license, Processing fees, Taxidermy fees, Shipping or Packaging fees, Alcoholic beverages, (BYOB/BYOL), Gratuity. Contact Clay Pope 956-763-3232, firstname.lastname@example.org www.huntsintexas.com Brad Lencioni of Artistic Wildlife Creations will include $150 credit for each hunter for a wall pedestal mount. We thank Clay Pope for this donation. VALUE: $4,850
LA27–South Africa – Stefan Joubert Safaris 10-day Cape Buffalo Hunt
One (1) hunter and one(1) observer will travel to South Africa for this 10-day, 1:1 guided Cape Buffalo hunt donated by Stefan Joubert Safaris. Schedule with outfitter for open dates 2023 or 2024. Situated in the Northern Parts of Southern Africa, the main lodge is a 3-hour drive from Johannesburg. Stefan Joubert Safaris operate in over 50,000 acres of hunting area with world class trophies. They offer some of the best bow & rifle hunting Africa has to offer, with well-designed blinds at waterholes for the bow hunters to walking and stalking for rifle hunters. Included are accommodations, meals, guide service, trophy fee for Cape buffalo and field prep and delivering trophy to taxidermist. Additional hunters and observers are welcome at published rates. Contact outfitter for details. Not included are airfare, any before/after hunt expenses, dip/pack/ship and gratuities. Hunt can be upgraded to include additional species per outfitter’s current price list. Rifle Hire $10/day :$5/bullet with small rifle and $10/bullet for large rifle. Arrival/departure point is Johannesburg, South Africa. Kris Killorn (406-600-6222) hunted with Stefan in 2022and took a nice cape buffalo. For more information contact Stephan Joubert Safaris at Int. +2779 404 5148 or email email@example.com. www.stefanjoubertsafaris.co.za We thank Stefan Joubert Safaris for their donation. Value: $10,500
LA28 – SCI Lifetime & Lifetime Spouse Membership
Includes one (1) subscription for a Life Membership and one (1) subscription for a Spouse Life Membership (no magazine or Safari Times) to Safari Club International. Also includes a Life Membership to the local Great Falls Chapter. Value: $2250.00
LA29 – Montana – 20 Pines Ranch – Cow Elk for 1 Hunter
Come explore the famous Missouri Breaks. One (1) hunter will be hunting a Cow Elk for 3 days, 4 nights at the 20 Pines Ranch, 25 miles north of Winnett, on the Dovetail Road in the famed 410 hunting district. This hunt is for 2023 or 2024 or until tag is drawn. A Cow Elk permit is needed and you must apply by June 1, 2023. This is not a physically demanding hunt. Most hunting and retrieving is from Polaris UTVs. This is a semi-guided hunt on private land. In the evenings relax and enjoy your stay while eating home-cooked meals in a modern hunting lodge. When elk is harvested, assistance is provided to retrieve the elk. Contact: Brad Lencioni 406-899-7778 We thank the 20 Pines Ranch for this donation. Value: $2,000
LA29A – Australia – R&R Outfitters – Banteng Hunt– 2 Hunters
Robert Tritten has generously donated this 4-day hunt for 2 hunters for 1 management Banteng Bull per hunter. The hunt will take place July – November 2023 or 2024. Hunters fly into Darwin, Australia and catch an air charter to camp ($1500 for the air charter) to hunt for Banteng for 4 days. Extra days can be added per current price list. Trophy buffalo and Banteng can be taken on this hunt at standard trophy pricing. Trophy Buffalo $6,500 exceeding 110 SCI $10,000. Trophy Banteng $7,750, Management Banteng Bulls $4,250, Management Buffalo Bull $3,500, Management Buffalo cows $950, Management Banteng cows $950. Firearms permit is required or gun & ammo can be rented for $250 per hunter. Method of take is rifle, bow or crossbow. Included in this hunt is lodging, meals and trophy fee for 1 management Banteng Bull for each hunter. Not included: air charter ($1500), trophy to shipper (about $300), Dip & Pack ($550), Shipping to destination, gratuities. Robert has some tremendous buffalo bulls to add on to this hunt. He has been guiding this area for 35 years and guides for all the animals Australia has to offer. He can put together a HUNT OF A LIFETIME! Contact Robert at +61 429 900 390, firstname.lastname@example.org www.randroutfittersaustralia.com We thank Robert for this donation. VALUE: $25,000.
LA30 –“Brook Trout” Wood Carving by Tom Maguire
Local woodcarver, Tom Maguire has donated this pair of male Brook trout in their spawning colors. Brook trout are fall spawners and very colorful. Total mount size is 20” by 16” Each trout is approximately 12 inches long. Tom’s art has been juried in numerous auctions across the state. He has won several Best of Show and People’s Choice Awards. Tom is a member of the Western Heritage Artists and has shown at the Russell art show. Tom carves both fresh and salt water game fish. Tom also works on a commission basis. Knife’s Edge Wood Carving Tom Maguire 406-836-7221 We thank Tom for his donation. VALUE: $700
LA31 – South Africa Royal Karoo Safaris – 8 Animals – 9-day/10-night hunt & 4-day Cape Town Tour
Royal Karoo Safaris is offering 2 hunters and 2 non-hunters this 14-day trip in South Africa. This trip includes 9-day/10-night of hunting and 4-days/3 nights touring the garden route to Cape Town and the surrounding area. Trip is for 2023 or 2024. This hunt includes 1 Common Springbuck, 1 Black Springbuck, 1 Copper Springbuck, 1 White Springbuck, 1 Impala, and 1 East cape Kudu, 1 Waterbuck and 1 Zebra (animals to be shared by the 2 hunters). Each hunter is required to add 2 small animals and 2 large animals from the pricelist. A 4-day/3-night 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 vehicle 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 current 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 email@example.com www.Royalkaroo.co.za We thank Robert for his donation. VALUE: $20,600
LA32– Louisiana – Fishing 3-day/4-night for 2 Anglers
Drake Dawson has donated 3-day/4-night fishing adventure for 2 people in Leeville, Louisiana for available dates April – October 2023 or 2024. Welcome to South Louisiana, the fisherman’s paradise. Safari Unlimited has made the commitment to put you on the fish. 2 Anglers will be spending 4 nights on our beautifully appointed and restored 15’x40’ 1964 all aluminum hull houseboat. Our house boat mothership and separate fishing boat have space for 4 anglers and the captain. The House Boat boasts 2 staterooms with queen /bunk configuration, full size shower, bathroom, separate up top Captains quarters, Kitchen and dining area. It features a full walkway around the boat and stairs to the top floor dining and kitchen area. The fishing can happen literally off the side of the boat. 3 full days of fishing are included in our comfortable center console with some break from the sun if needed. 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 Pompano-white trout-black drum-variety of sharks-flounder and Gaff-top Catfish. No rough water here just endless miles of tidal marsh-canals man made rock jetty’s’ and beaches. All quality tackle and live bait provided. Captain Nate “who is a pirate at heart-all the good parts” and can’t wait to host you on the boat. With that said, if weather allows we can run to the rigs and catch our limits of a variety of in season snappers, grouper, and cobia etc. for an upcharge per day. At the end of the day your catch will be filleted 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, time and time again. Included is lodging, meals, fishing tackle. Not included is transportation to Louisiana, tips to Captain (10-20%, spirits, off-shore fishing days, and Taxidermy replica work ( available but not included) Drake Dawson at 573-544-2041 or his email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.safariunlimitedworldwide.com/ We thank Safari Unlimited and Drake Dawson for this donation. VALUE: $6995
LA33– African Design Fire Globe
Long-time member and recently retired veteran Cody Lentz donated this fire globe. Cody designed and built this globe while a class at the University of Montana Helena extension. After researching and creating the files it was then CNC cut on a plasma arc table, then bent on a hydraulic press brake before the parts were hand welded together. The theme of the project was Africa. Materials used were 10ga sheet metal and Cody spent 30+ hours to complete this fire globe. Measures approximately 30″ in diameter. We thank Cody for this donation. Value: $2500
LA34 – Custom Oak Gun Cabinet made by Great Falls Own Terry Hill
This beautifully crafted oak Gun Cabinet is made by local member Terry Hill. It has lots of storage with 2 drawers and two cupboards. There are 5 locks on the doors and has 3/16” tempered glass. We thank Terry for this donation. VALUE: $2,300
LA35 – Mozambique – Mokore Safaris – 1 Hunter 1 Observer 4 Animals
Experience a true African safari with professional hunters and trackers of Mokore Safaris on a ten (10) day safari for one (1) hunter and one (1) observer. Trophy fees for Impala, Grysbok and 2 Warthog are included. This hunt includes daily rates for a Nyala or Sable Hunt and you are required to take either a Nyala or Sable and pay the trophy fee per current price list. . The hunt can be either a rifle or a bow hunt scheduled July – November 2023 or 2024. However, the successful bidder must contact Mokore within three weeks of this auction to identify the animals you would want to hunt, to ensure they can plan for allocation and utilization of their quotas. This hunt can also be upgraded to include lion, Cape buffalo, or elephant and other good quality plains game per current price list. The Tandikwe camp consists of five luxurious chalets. Mokore Safaris is one of the leading safari companies in Africa which was established in 1979 by Barrie Duckworth, who has over 42 years of experience. The accommodations, the food, the amount of the animals available and professionalism of the PH’s will make this the hunt of a lifetime. Arrival/departure from Tete, Mozambique. Not included is the vehicle transfer fee from the airport – $500 each way, hunting permits, rifle permits 7.5% VAT on daily rates and gratuities. Contacts in our chapter who have hunted with Mokore: Patty & Terry Ehrhardt 406-868-7245, Jim Hinde, Earl Harrison, Lou Hagener. Ehrhardts’ have hunted with Mokore Safaris 9 times and are planning a 10th trip September 2024. For more information contact Gary Duckworth at email@example.com www.mokoresafarisafrica.com We thank Mokore Safaris for this Donation. Value: $12,450
LA36 – Mexico – David Artee Outfitting – Desert Bighorn Sheep
This is an 8-day hunt in Old Mexico for the hardest of all: The Desert Sheep. Bring a non- hunter for no charge on this free-range sheep hunt. The hunt will take place November 2023 -March 2024 check with outfitter for open dates. Hunters arrive in Hermosillo Mexico and hunt takes place on a 100,000 free range ranch with ranch house accommodations. Trophy will be shipped to hunter for around $400 Trophy fee on sheep is included. Gun permits at $300 approximately are needed and outfitter will help make sure you get the right stuff! This is an incredible opportunity for a once in a lifetime trophy! U.S. contact: Brad Clemens 971-312-2175 firstname.lastname@example.org www.huntingsonora.mx Waylon’s Taxidermy in Great falls is donating $500 off of a life-size Sheep mount. We thank David Artee Outfitting for this donation. Value $50,500
LA37- Six Course Gourmet Dinner with Wine Pairing
How often do you get the chance to design your own 6-course meal for eight (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 with this donation. The meal will be prepared and served at Pizzaz on Central Avenue in downtown Great Falls and the only difficult task will be is choosing your friends and the cuisine. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well” and this will truly be an event for the discerning pallet. Must be taken by August 31, 2023. We thank Veronica Ronnau and Patty Ehrhardt for this donation. Value: $1600
LA38- Namibia – Jan Oelofse Hunting Safaris – Gemsbok, Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Warthog, Impala, adult non-trophy Giraffe
Jan Oelofse Hunting Safaris has once again donated to our chapter and 50% of the proceeds for this hunt will be given to the Rhino Conservation Orphanage. Jan Oelofse Hunting Safaris is among the best safari operations in all of Africa and they have been in business since 1975. Their area is located north of Windhoek, Namibia. This hunt is for one (1) hunter & one (1) observer for seven (7) days. Hunt to be taken in 2023 or 2024 and hunt includes trophy fees for adult non-trophy Giraffe, Gemsbok, Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Impala and Warthog. Hunt can be upgraded to Sable, Roan and many other animals per current fee list. 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. Method of take is rifle or bow on this hunt. First-class accommodations, meals, and the services of the professional hunting staff are all included. Your RT travel from Windhoek to Lodge ($600), License, field prep and dip and pack are also included. The lodge is in the center of the Okonjati Game Reserve and surrounded by 300,000 acres of Namibian wilderness. Home of Black and White Rhinos, Elephants and Lions to name a few. Hunt takes place 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, Cody Vukasin, Carl & Martha Schroeder , Ron and Sandee Neal. Brad Lencioni of Artistic Wildlife Creations will include $300 credit towards 4 shoulder mounts. www.janoelofsesafaris.com We thank Jan Oelofse Safaris for this donation. Value: $9,700
LA38A – Alberta – Spring Bear Hunt for 2 Black Bears
One hunter will travel to Northwest Alberta for a 6-day, 2×1 guided hunt for 2 spring Black Bears donated by Udell’s Guiding & Outfitting. Schedule this rifle or bow hunt with outfitter for open dates in May – June 2024. We accommodate both rifle and bowhunters, each having an excellent opportunity to harvest two black bears. We have a 2-bear limit and we are regularly harvesting at 100% opportunity on both bears. We also have many color-phased bears in our area, ranging from blonde, cinnamon, brown to black. We hunt by spot and stalk and bears average 6 ft with 7 plus feet being possible. In our spring season we regularly see 80 – 100 bears per week giving every hunter a great opportunity to look over many bears and have multiple opportunities. Additional hunters are welcome for $4,750 and non-hunters are welcome for $150/day. Included are accommodations, meals, 2×1 guide service, field prep and trophy fees for two Black Bear. Not included are before/after hunt expenses, licenses ($100 per hunter), tags ($400 per person), dipping, packing/shipping, meat processing and gratuities. Arrival/departure point is Grande Prairie, Alberta if you are flying in and Fairview, Alberta if you are driving in. For more information, contact Kelly Udell at email@example.com 780-722-0243 www.udellshunting.com We thank Udell’s Guiding & Outfitting for this donation. Value: $4750
LA39– Custom Bumper from Throttle Down Kustoms (TDK)
Jeremy Pulse of Throttle Down Kustoms (TDK) has again 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 different types of 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 products 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
LA40–British Columbia – Itcha Mountain Outfitters Lynx Hunt
Stewart Fraser of Itcha Mountain Outfitters is back and invites one (1) hunter to British Columbia for a 5-day, 1×1 guided Canadian Lynx hunt. Method of take is rifle or bow. Schedule hunt with outfitter for open dates November 2024 to February 2025. The Lynx is North America’s toughest cat to get, and that is the reason there are very few outfitters that hunt them. Hunting for Lynx is almost totally weather dependent. This hunt is conducted with dogs and predator calls, depending on weather conditions. Outfitter has had 100% success rate on this hunt over the past several years. Hunt may be upgraded to include Cougar for $4,000 plus $300 license; see outfitter for details. Included are accommodations, meals, 1×1 guide service, trophy fee for one Canadian Lynx.
Not included are before/after hunt expenses, Caping & Field prep ($500), license and tag ($741), GST ($148), firearm permit ($25), CITES permit, dipping, packing/shipping and gratuities. Additional hunters are welcome for $7,500 and non-hunters for $200/day. Arrival/departure point is Quesnel, British Columbia. Contact Stewart Fraser at firstname.lastname@example.org 250-249-5424 www.itchamtn.com We thank Stewart Fraser for this donation. Value: $8,700
LA41 –Mexico – David Artee Outfitting Desert Mule Deer
David Artee is donating a 5-day trophy mule deer hunt for one hunter in Sonora Mexico. Hunters will fly into Hermosillo and will be picked up with gun permit(300$) and transported to the 300,000 free-range ranch where they will be hunting. Hunters will be looking for trophies scoring over 180 B & C and if they don’t have an opportunity they may come back the next year for gratuities only! Trophies will be shipped to client for around $400. This hunt will take place in January of 2024. Come kill the buck of a lifetime! U.S. contact: Brad Clemens 971-312-2175 email@example.com www.huntingsonora.mx Waylon’s Wildlife Taxidermy in Great falls has graciously donated $200 off of a shoulder mount. We thank David Artee for this donation. Value: $10,200
LA42 – Optics Surprise
You will love this Optics package which is sure to improve your hunting skills.
VALUE: over $1600
LA43– Argentina – GBH Safaris – 2 Hunters – 2 Red Stags
GBH Safaris invites two (2) hunters to travel to Argentina for a 4-day, 2×1 guided big game hunt includes trophy fees for a red stag (200” or less) for each hunter. Red Stag can be upgraded from 200” to Bronze for $3000, silver for $3500, gold for $4500. Schedule with outfitter for open dates between March – July 2023 or 2024. Method of take is rifle. This fabulous hunt includes package private lodge accommodations, meals and beverages and 2×1 guide service. Not included are before/after hunt expenses, airfare to Santa Rosa, license ($100), transport to and from airport ($200), additional animals, add wing shooting ($100), gun rental ($70/day), bullets, dipping, packing/shipping, transport to Taxidermist, shipping and gratuities. Additional hunters may be added for $$350/day and non-hunters are welcome ($250/day) but may not take the place of hunters in this donation. Additional trophy animals may be taken per the current trophy fee price list. Arrival/departure point is Santa Rosa, Argentina. For more information, contact German Brandazza at 54-92954590576 or firstname.lastname@example.org Company’s website: www.gbhsafaris.com We thank GBH Safaris for this donation. Value: $ 7,800
LA44- Costa Rica – Silver King Lodge – Tarpon Fishing
Bob Arsenault from Silver King Lodge has donated this 3-day guided Tarpon fishing trip for 2 anglers. The trip must be taken at a mutually agreeable time within one year of award ( March 11, 2024) You will also have the opportunity of fishing for snook, river fishing, and exotic freshwater species. Located on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica at the mouth of the famous Rio Colorado, it makes for some of the best Tarpon fishing in the world. Arrival and departure point is San Jose, Costa Rica. Extra fisherman and extra days can be added, just check out their website and ask for Bob. Trip includes all meals, lodging, alcoholic beverages, daily laundry, guided fishing, and fishing gear (except for Rapalas and flies which are sold in the shop). NOT INCLUDED: Roundtrip Airfare to Costa Rica, RT Airfare from Costa Rica to lodge (about $510.00 per person), hotels in Costa Rica, Fishing license, Exit Visa, Gratuities Contact Bob at 1-877-335-0755 email@example.com , www.silverkinglodge.com
We thank Silver King Lodge for this 100% donation.
Donation Value: $7,000
LA45 – “Belligerence” Framed Original Scratchboard on Panel
2015 SCI National Conservation Artist of the Year, Cynthie Fisher has donated an original scratchboard on panel. Cynthie Fisher, a resident of Hamilton, Montana, has been a professional wildlife artist for 35 years. She’s accrued quite a list of national art awards. Cynthie displays her artwork at several national conservation shows each spring, and has travelled to Africa 19 times, where she adds to her collection of photos as well as trophies in her trophy room. Cynthie’s artistic passion is purely wildlife, all species worldwide, as well as the local favorites here in Montana. She paints in oil, acrylic and scratchboard, and makes glass mosaics and mixed media sculpture. She also does bronze sculpture of many unusual species, making good use of her knowledge of anatomy and behavior. Don’t miss this chance to own a Cynthie Fisher original! www.fisherart.com This is a 100% donation. We thank Cynthie Fisher for her donation. Value – $3,500
LA46– Greenland – Musk Ox or Caribou Hunt 1 Hunter
Arjun Reddy of Hunters Networks has donated an incredible arctic hunting experience in Greenland for Musk Ox OR Caribou. This hunt is for 1 hunter and takes place using inflatable boats and on foot. The musk ox are generally found grazing along the shores of the fjords, the caribou, however, are up in the mountains and a certain level of fitness is required to hunt them. This four-day hunt is to be scheduled during the August 2024 season only. The donation is for one Fall musk ox or caribou but a second animal can be added for an additional $2,800.00. The winning bidder will fly to Copenhagen and spend the night. Next morning depart for Kangerlussuaq, Greenland on Air Greenland flight, approximately 5 hours. You will spend the night in a local hotel and charter to camp the next morning by helicopter. You will hunt the next four days. On the day after your hunt ends you will fly back to Kangerlussuaq for your flight back to Copenhagen. You will have to overnight in Copenhagen before flying back to the States. Accommodation in warm, comfortable cabin is included, as well as the helicopter charter from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland to and from the camp, all meals, coffee and tea, all permits and fees, and field preparation of trophies. The hunt can be done with rifle or archery equipment. Non-hunters may be added at a cost of $6,000.00 which includes the helicopter charter. The winning bidder will be responsible for their airfare to Copenhagen, hotels when not at the lodge, gun hire ($150), bag for trophy shipping to Denmark ($200), tips and gratuities, and shipping of trophies to Denmark and to final destination. Bid on this trip for the opportunity to harvest and musk ox and a caribou! Contact: Arjun Reddy Tel: +1 845 259 3628 firstname.lastname@example.org www.huntersnetworks.com/about-us/
We thank Arjun Reddy at Hunters Network for this donation. Value: $16,500
LA47 – Mozambique Senga Hunting Safaris Leopard Hunt 12 Days
Travel to Mozambique and the Legendary Niassa Wilderness for this exciting Leopard hunt from first time donor, Charoline Wepener. One hunter and one non-hunter will have the opportunity to hunt for 12 exciting days. This fantastic package includes the trophy fee for one Leopard, lodging, meals, the services of your own professional hunter (1X1), trackers, skinners, hunting license, permits, field prep.
Arrival and departure point will be Leshinga International Airport, Mozambique. The hunt can be taken in 2023 or 2024,but if taken in 2024 an additional 2,000 will be charged. Hunt can be upgraded with additional days. And that is not all, want to do more hunting? Additional game may be added to include Cape Buffalo, Boehm’s Zebra, Roosevelt Sable, Livingstone Eland, Niassa Waterbuck, and Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest and more at the outfitter’s current price list! .375 caliber or larger is needed and will require a gun permit.
Hunting the Niassa Province of Mozambique proves to be the elite hunting area with exceptional numbers of leopards and plains game. Go back in time on this classic dark continent safari! 100% free range hunting at its best in one of Africa’s greatest hunting areas! U.S. contact: Brad Clemens 971-312-2175 email@example.com www.sengasengahuntingsafari.co (new website being built) We thank Charoline Wepener for this donation. Value: $23,500
LA48 – 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. Gun to be built with Defiance action or equivalent, McMillan or HS Precision or equivalent stock, and Proof Research barrel or equivalent. We can build this gun using various choices for stocks, barrels and actions. Bid now for the gun of your dreams! We thank Terry for his donation. Value: $$$$Priceless$$$$
LA49 – South Africa – Makhulu Safari Lodge – 10-day BEEST HUNT
This is the first time we have offered a “BEEST “ Hunt. Heinrich of Makhulu Safaris is offering 1 hunter and 1 non-hunter a 10-day African safari that includes trophy fees for 1 Black Wildebeest, 1 Blue Wildebeest and 1 Red Hartebeest. In addition, the hunter must take at least 2 small and 3 larger animals from the pricelist. Non-hunter can be upgraded to hunt for no additional cost but must hunt animals from the current price list. The hunt may be extended and upgraded. Additional hunters may be added at current daily rates. This hunt may be taken in 2023 or 2024. Included in this hunt is a day trip to Kimberly Diamond Mine (Historical Tour).Nestled between the Vaal and Orange Rivers, is a hidden gem in the wildlife-strewn Free State province, and it’s here that Makhulu Safaris can be found. They are a family-based hunting destination. Upon arrival you will immediately experience a warm home away from home and relaxed atmosphere. They have top qualified staff, from reception to the PH that will assist you with your dream hunt. Included are luxury accommodations, all meals & beverages, airport pick up and drop off at Kimberley Airport, daily laundry service, field prep, skinning and delivery of trophies to taxidermist and services of professional hunter. Hunters will travel to Kimberley Airport where they will be met and taken to the hunting concession. Not included is airfare to and from Kimberley airport, hotel or personal expenses before or after the hunt, hiring of rifle and ammo, licenses, dip/pack/ship trophies, tips or gratuities or personal excursions. Chapter members Carl and Martha Schroeder and Earl and Linda Harrison have had a great time hunting with Makhulu Safaris.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.makhulusafarilodge.co.za We thank Makhulu Safaris for this donation. Value: $10,000
LA50–Louisiana Voodoo Adventures Alligator Hunt 2 Hunters
Jude Mequet has offered a hunt of a lifetime for big gators in the swamps of Louisiana, for 2 hunters . Arrive in camp for the first night with a meet and greet, get up early and go check out your 15 baited lines…you may get 5 or 10 or even 15 gators! You get to keep one. Afterward your guide will take you on a swamp adventure, either killing hogs or fishing or shrimping. Time of hunt is September or first week of October 2023. Rent a car at the Lafayette airport and drive to camp. 3 days with one full day of hunting and adventure! Grab a buddy and head south. Method of take is gun. U.S. contact: Brad Clemens 971-312-2175 email@example.com Facebook: teamvoodooadventures We thank Jude for this donation. Value $6000
LA51 –Custom Desk by Great Falls Own Steve Reiling
Chapter member Steve Reiling has donated this one-of-a-kind handmade desk crafted from twisted pine and cow hide. The dimensions are 80” wide by 40” deep by 30.5” high with 3 drawers. This beautiful masterpiece can be yours. Alpine Woodworks 406-799-8100 We thank Steve for his donation. Value: $4,200
LA52 – Saskachewan, Canada – White Tail Hunt 1 Hunter
TW Outfitters of North Battleford, Saskachewan has donated a six(6)-day rifle hunt for Whitetail deer. This is for one(1) hunter and available dates are ONLY November 4, 2023 to November 11, 2023. The hunt takes place November 5-10. The hunting area encompasses 200,000 acres. Hunt is conducted from ground blinds and heaters are available. Included in the hunt are lodging, meals and field prep. Not included is liquor and the hunting tag at $600-800. The tag is good for a whitetail or mule deer. Once you have shot the first animal, you have the option to purchase another tag ($600-800) and harvest the other animal for an additional $3000. (only 1 whitetail and 1 mule deer can be taken in this hunt). The hunter can drive to North Battleford or fly to Saskatoon, SK and rent a car and drive to North Battleford. To change any of the details of this hunt, it must be mutually agreed upon with the client and the outfitter. Chapter board member Rick Vukasin hunted with TW in 2022. Rick’s cell 406-799-8404. Contact: Wayne Gopher, firstname.lastname@example.org www.twoutfitters.ca 306-307-7735 We thank TW Outfitters for this donation. Value: $6000
LA53 – Arizona – 5-day Mountain Lion Hunt
Join Dan Adler and the top hounds’ men in the west on this epic 5-day Mountain Lion hunt for one hunter. Our world-renowned Arizona Mountain Lion hunts are fast-paced adventures behind the best lion dogs to be found anywhere! Watching a knowledgeable mountain lion guide work his hounds for you in the Arizona backcountry is an unforgettable experience. Hunting Mountain lions off mules or horses (if you’re comfortable) is a great way to increase the likelihood of your success. Our guided lion hunts are conducted on large tracts of public or private land, well off the grid, in some of Arizona’s most beautiful country totaling over 13 million acres. Most often, buying their auction hunt is the only way to get on their packed schedule! This hunt includes guides, horses or mules, meals, lodging, access fees (if required), USFS and BLM permits, tax, trophy fee for one mountain lion, transportation during the hunt, field processing and delivery to local butcher and taxidermist (if needed). Schedule this hunt March – May 2024 to 2027 and hunter has choice of weapons. Additional hunters can be added ($7,500). Non-hunters are welcome at $2,000 per person. Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Arizona, the cost of a non-resident hunting license and Mt. Lion tag–$235 and tips. For more information, contact Dan Adler at email@example.com or by phone at 520-730-8147 www.diamondoutfitters.com We thank Dan & Terri for this donation. VALUE: $7,500
LA54– Golden Ticket Vacation Passport
The high bidder of this vacation will have their choice of 1 of 4 vacations to choose from. Choices include the following:
Gaylord Texan Golf Package – 3 nights for 2 adults with deluxe accommodations at the Gaylord Texan Grapevine. Includes 2 rounds of golf (1 at Tour 18 Dallas and 1 at Cowboys Golf Club) and a $200 resort gift card.
Tuscany – 6 nights for 2 adults. Private apartment in Cortona, Italy. Dinner show & wine for two by a private chef. Wine education and local wine tasting with four varietals of local wines.
Costa Rica All Inclusive – 5 nights for 2 adults. Deluxe accommodations at a beachfront resort (Riu Ganacaste, Occidental Tamarindo, Barcelo Tambor or Occidental Papagayo) All meals, drinks (including alcohol), gratuities and non-motorized activities included.
Napa – 3 nights in Napa for 2 adults. Enjoy 4-star hotel accommodations in the heart of Napa Valley where fine dining and wind is available on every corner.
LA55 – Montana Outfitting Company – Antelope Hunt 2 Hunters
Chris Faber has donated a fantastic 4-night/3-day, antelope hunt for two (2) hunters. Hunt will take place in North Central Montana. This hunt is for either 2023 or 2024 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 and meals are at a beautiful lodge nestled in the Bears Paw Mountains. WIFI and Verizon cell service are available at the lodge. Hunt is in area 690. www.montanaoutfittingcompany.com firstname.lastname@example.org Brad Lencioni of Artistic Wildlife Creations will include $150 credit towards Antelope shoulder mounts for each hunter. We thank Chris Faber and Montana Outfitting Company for this donation Value: $6,500
LA56 – Montana Highwood Mountains – 2 Cow Elk 2 Hunters
You asked for it and we got it !..The Square Butte Hunting Club has graciously donated a 4-night 3-day for 2 hunters. You will hunt 3 full days and each hunter can harvest a cow elk. This hunt will take place in the Highwood mountains in 2023 (can be taken in 2024 only if you are a nonresident who doesn’t get drawn for a general elk license…You must apply!) The hunt will take place after the general elk season, in the shoulder season unless other arrangements are made with Keith. The hunt can be upgraded to anything offered on ranch with current Hunting Club permission and prices. This is a self-guided very successful hunt with very low physical ability needed. The hunt starts once you arrive at the ranch, where you will be staying in a comfortable hunting cabin. You will need to supply your own food and do your own cooking. Not included in the hunt are Elk Tag, food, transportation to the ranch. This should be a very fun relaxing hunt! Contact is Sq. Butte Hunting Club Cell: 406-750-3978, or Keith Schermele, 406-899-7744 or email@example.com or Matt Pancich 406-750-0017 We thank Square Butte Hunting Club for this donation! Value: $$Priceless$$
LA57 – Yukon Outfitters Cooler Surprise
Buy it and find out what you get! This 110-quart Yukon Outfitters cooler on rollers is filled with many wonderful items for hunting, fishing or just enjoying life. Value: $$$Priceless$$$
LA57A – Newfoundland – Effords Hunting Adventures Moose Hunt
Effords Hunting Adventures invites one (1) hunter to Newfoundland for a 6-day, 2×1 guided moose hunt. Schedule this rifle, bow or muzzleloader hunt for open dates between September-November 2025. If you are looking for locations for successful Newfoundland moose hunts, Newfoundland caribou hunts and Newfoundland bear hunts, then Effords Hunting Adventures is your best plan. Included are accommodations, meals, 2×1 guide service, trophy fees for moose and field prep. Does not include license at $502 and 15% tax. Additional hunters and non-hunters are welcome and this hunt can be upgraded to include woodland caribou, if available; see outfitter for extra costs and details. Not included are before/after hunt expenses, packing/shipping and gratuities. Arrival/departure point is Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Member contacts include Erik Meis, Carl Schroeder and Terry Ehrhardt. 46 Moose were spotted in 5 days! For more information, contact Bob Efford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 709-543-2274. Company’s website: www.effordshunting.nf.ca We thank Bob Efford for this donation. VALUE: $8685
LA58 – SOUTH AFRICA – VOS & CO. 2 Cape Kudu 1 Cape Bushbuck 1 Nyala
Chris Vosloo has donated this very special hunt for the spiral horned antelope species of the 2 Cape Provinces of South Africa. Included in this hunt are the trophy fees for 3 different spiral horned antelope species, 5 days, 2×2 guided safari for 2 hunters. Method of take is with rifle or handgun. Schedule this hunt for open dates in 2023/2024. The 4 donated animals to be shared between the 2 hunters: 2x Cape Kudu, 1x Cape Bushbuck and 1x Nyala in the Eastern Cape province. Included are all accommodation, full safari staff, meals, trophy fees for donated species, one hunting license per hunter, field prep of your trophies. Hunt can be upgraded and extended per the outfitters current price list. Please allow extra days for hunting and travelling. Not included are before and after hunt expenses, Day of arrival and departure of $350 per day per hunter, flights, airport transfer fee, firearms clearance, alcohol, taxidermy and shipping of the trophies and gratuities. Hunters are also responsible for a community fund of $250 per hunter. Additional hunters, non-hunters and trophies are always welcome at the outfitters current price list.
No donated hunts may be taken back-to-back. If a client buys more than 1 donated hunts it must be taken on alternative years. No Trophies will be refunded or swapped out. Contact Chris Vosloo email@example.com www.vosandco.com We thank Chris for this donation. Value: $19,500
LA59– Custom Log Gateway Entry from Bouma Post Yard Inc.
Long-time supporter Louis Bouma from Bouma Post Yard Inc. in Lincoln, MT has donated three(3) 16-20 inch posts for a custom Log Gateway fit to your driveway. Logs will be fully treated. Customed designed for you as to your height up 26 feet long and width up to 30 feet wide. You will be responsible getting the logs from Bouma Post Yard to your home. Bouma Post Yard will work with you on deliveries, if needed. This donation will be available late summer and must be picked up by November 2023. Serving the communities of Montana and the greater Northwest for over 68 years, Bouma Post Yards is a recognized leader in fencing supplies and wood preservation. Affiliated with Copper’s Performance Chemicals, wood treating system. Their goal is to provide our customer with the best quality product at competitive prices. Bouma Post Yard Inc. 406-362-4222 We thank Louis Bouma for this donation. VALUE: $3000.00
LA60 – Saskatchewan, Canada – Kississing Lodge –Fishing Up to 6 Anglers Waiting to hear from Kississing
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 2023. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kississinglodge.com We thank Kississing Lake Lodge for their donation. Value: $8450.00
LA61 – 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 3 nights lodging, meals, guiding, field dressing and prep OR Custom Order Bison Meat $4,200 value. Additional guest is no charge. Not included is skull cleaning or hide tanning, taxidermy, travel to and from ranch, alcoholic beverages and packing and shipping if needed.. Hunt must be taken between Sept. 2023 and Feb. 2024. Hunter must contact ranch at least 1 month in advance to book dates. Hunt can be extended to 2025, at a higher price. Contact Steve Killorn 406-690-0065 in beautiful St. Ignatius, Montana. email@example.com We thank Steve Killorn for this donation. Value: $4,200
LA62 – South Africa – Numzaan Safaris 2 Nyala Bulls 2 Hunters
Numzaan Safaris has donated a hunt for two (2) hunters and will take place in South Africa in the Limpopo Province. The hunt can take place on available dates in 2023 or 2024. The concession is about three hours north of Johannesburg International Airport. This donation includes: 5 hunting days for two (2) hunters in South Africa, trophy fees for 2 (two) Nyala bulls, 10% discount on all plains game animals (excluding dangerous game), VIP service at O.R Tambo international airport, one (1) Professional Hunter (PH) with hunting vehicle and supporting staff, Trophy preparation, skinning and salting of capes and hides, All food and beverages (includes, beer and wine), Full accommodations with real beds, hot showers, flush toilets, etc., Daily laundry service and a stop at the flea market on day of departure. Not included: Airfare to Africa, the day fees for day of arrival and the day of departure, shipping of trophies to the United States, dip & pack and documentation of trophies, taxidermy fees of trophies, a $1000 deposit to hold your selected dates. The deposit can be applied to additional animals or days or can be refunded at the conclusion of your safari. Other activities can be added to your trip such as shopping, a trip to the National Park, a day at the Bush Spa, a trip to Sun City Resort, etc. You may add on additional days or upgrade to one PH per hunter at your discretion. Additional hunters and observers are welcome at the published rates. Other animals may be taken by adding on the appropriate hunting days and trophy fees. The rates and trophy fees will coincide with the year the hunt takes place. Contacts who have hunted with Numzaan are Cliff and Mandy Garness who hunted with them in 2021. This donation cannot be combined with any other safari donation. Terms and conditions as noted on the website: WWW.NUMZAAN.COM. Value of donation: $10,300.00
LA63 – 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. Long-time attendees Erik Meis and Christen O’Bresley have donated this 3 Liter Bottle of Jack Daniels along with 4 whiskey glasses. We thank Erik and Christen for their donation.