2018 Arkansas Warrior Hunt
Nominate a military member/veteran for our 2018 hunt!
MEMBERSHIP/NEW MEMBERSHIP EVENT
European Pheasant Shoot – October 28, 2018
Please join us for a FANTASTIC outing as part of our membership drive. A European Pheasant Shoot with Caviness Cattle & Quail, 4906 CT Road, Hazen, AR 72064, 501-516-5687
Limited to 20 shooters with 10 birds released for each shooter. Registrations will begin 11:30 AM. Then we will travel a short distance to the shooting area. The shoot begins at 1:00PM. After the shoot the meal will be served while the birds are cleaned and packaged equally for each shooter. Lunch will be served after the shoot. For more information call Jim Lee at 501-472-1376
$200 – Per Shooter (Member and family members)
$200 – Discount for New Member signing up that day. Includes SCI 1-year membership and chapter dues. Note: New member may not have been an SCI member within the previous year.
Arkansas Chapter of Safari Club International
October 6, 2018
We are pleased to invite all guests and members to attend our first fun shoot that will be held at Blue Rock Sporting Club in North Little Rock on October 6. START TIME 9:00 a.m. This event is for novice and regular sporting clay shooters. Our goal is to have everyone enjoy this event from young to old, shooters to non-shooters of this sport. This is about sharing and possibly introducing a few to the sporting clay side of the sport. We know that some have shot trap possibly but never had a chance to shot skeet or five stand. This is your chance to be able to shoot all three at this event. Here is what we have put together to enjoy your day.
Fee of $30.00 per person
One round of all three shooting stations. Skeet, Trap, and Five Stand
Includes the cost of the clay targets, use of the range and a FREE LUNCH, yes FREE LUNCH!
WHAT A GREAT DEAL!
If you don’t have a shotgun that you think is suitable, we will do our best to supply one for you. A 20 or 12 gauge favorite with option of I/C to Modified choke will do just fine. You will need to supply your own shells. 75-100 rounds of 7.5-8-9 oz shot works on all three. We will also have drawings for FREE GOODS. This is a FUN SHOOT FOR ALL. Possibly a Raffle for one big ticket item. You may build your own team if you wish by registering up to 5 man team Groups.
By October 1st, 2018
Thank you Donors!
|Aux Arc Fur Traders||auxarcfurtraders.com||Kim Taylor|
|Bone Fish Grill L.R.||bonefishgrill.com||Joseph Potter|
|Briarwood Whitetails||briarwoodwhitetails.com||Dianna Ward|
|Cast and Blast||castandblastlodges.com||Bob McConnell|
|H&H Outfitters||handhhoutfitters.com||Zeke Hayes|
|G 3 Whitetails||g3whitetails.com||Joel Green|
|L & L Adventures||landladventures.com||L Ray Calhoun|
|The Art of Lone Wolf||1-706-669-0896||Willie Heibl|
|Trophy King Lodge||trophyking.com||Drew Butterwick|
|Kansas Unlimited||kansas-unlimited.com||Wes Traul|
|Matthews Hunts||matthewshunts.com||Jack Matthews|
|Limcroma Safaris||limcroma.com||Jeff C. Kennedy|
|Safari Unlimited LLC||safariunlimitedworldwide.com||Drake Dawson|
|Kuvhima Safaris||kuvhima.co.za||Andre Stewart|
|Marupa Safaris||marupasafaris.com||Pieter, Dolf, Tommie|
2017 Warrior Hunt Recipient
In October 2017, SCI Arkansas board members Rick and Rhett Gore took our veteran, David Short on a hunt at G3 Whitetails located in Northeast Oklahoma, courtesy of owner and Arkansan Joel Green. Upon arrival, they were greeted at his very nice lodge, and although the accommodations and food were spectacular, nothing compared to the whitetails he had on the property. The timing was great because the deer were just starting to move with the first cold snap of the year. After several days of hunting, David got his 168” trophy whitetail. Everyone was excited and happy at his success. David got to experience this hunt of a lifetime through SCI Arkansas’ appreciation of veterans and their generous contribution.
Designed and constructed by Aux Arc (pronounced “Ozark”) Fur Traders from Clarksville, AR, this fur blanket is beautifully made from natural beaver with red coyote trim. The backing is a Robert Allen suede fabric that has been quilted. Size: 53” (wide) X 63” (long). The donation will included a matching 36” long bolster Pillow. Value: $2,325.
Donated by Kim Taylor
14K SQUARE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
Dark blue princess cut sapphires are the center piece to this beautiful 14K white gold necklace. The sapphires are set in white diamonds. EFFY is the designer of this piece.
Retail value $1,700
14K SQUARE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS
Designer EFFY has created beautiful earrings consisting of princess cut dark blue sapphires with diamonds on either side set in 14K white gold. Length is approximately ½”.
Retail value $2,650
The handle is Axis and the 5 5/8’’ blade is made of Ol Toolsteel, L6 and Nickel.
This knife was crafted and donated 100% by Willie Heible.
4 DAY ARGENTINA DOVE HUNT FOR 4
Zeke Hayes and H and H Outfitters for the 7th year in a row, have invited us to take a flight to Cordoba, Argentina where you will see hundreds of thousands of dove. Included in the winning bid are all meals, transportation from Cordoba airport and the estate, laundry, open bar, lodging, trips to the fields and meals in the field. Not included are shells @ $12.75/box, gun rental @$65/day or gun import fee at the airport @ $100/gun, hunting license @$65/day, bird boys @ $60/day and tips. Bryan Fitzgerald, Dr. Rick Gore and Dr. Jim Penny have hunted with H and H Outfitters several times and highly recommend this hunt.
Value of this hunt is $8,800.
KANSAS WHITETAIL HUNT
This is a 5 day 5 nights Kansas whitetail deer hunt for one hunter. The hunt can be either an archery hunt or a gun hunt. You must bring a full paying hunter with you. The archery hunt is $2,950. Archery hunts are Monday – Friday hunts beginning Oct. 29, 2018, Nov. 5, 12 and 19. The gun hunt is $3,950 starting Nov.28-Dec. 2. These are permit hunts. Applications are accepted during the month of April. The donor says that he has been 95% successful in obtaining permits on the first draw.
100% Donated by Wes & Mary Beth Traul
785 835 7090
OHIO DEER HUNT FOR 2
Contact: Dianna Ward 937 593 8045
OHIO WHITETAIL HUNTS FOR TWO HUNTERS: Our friends at Briarwood in Bellefontaine, Ohio have generously donated a 3 day/4 night hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail Deer. Included are daily fees for 2 hunters ($2,000 value), a $1,000 credit per hunter toward the harvest of two trophy whitetails. Daily fees include lodging, meals, beverages, professional guide and transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist. Method of take is hunter’s choice. Briarwood is located 45 minutes Northwest of Columbus, Ohio. Hunt to be taken per available dates, September 16-December 20, 2018, or 2019. Taxidermy/shipping of trophy are not included but can be arranged.
Donor value $4,000.00
4 DAY/5 NIGHT ALASKA HALIBUT FISHING TRIP
We have some of the best halibut fishing around, with the potential to catch a record fish at any time. Trip includes 6 days and 5 nights’ accommodations, 4 days fishing. Can also add/include trout fishing and bear viewing. Must be taken May – August, 2018. This fishing trip is valued at $3,900. Must bring full paying fisherman.
100% Donation by Drew Butterwick
The donation is a $2,000 credit per Hunter towards 2 Professional Guided Trophy Whitetail Deer (100-300 Class) Hunts. Also included is a $1,000 credit per Hunter towards an Exotic Trophy Hunt. Select from a variety of over 30+ Exotics that can be hunted year round. Hunters can hunt additional animals at a 10% discount.
Come enjoy your stay at the 150 year-old Historic Calhoun working cattle ranch that includes 3 days professionally guided hunt, 2 nights lodging, meals (Exotic and Whitetail Cuisine), and guide fees. Additional hunters are welcome at a 10% discount. This hunt is valued at $8,000.
100% donation by L & L Adventures.
14K GOLD, TANZANITE
& DIAMOND NECKLACE
Designed by LeVian, we have a 14K yellow gold necklace with white and chocolate diamonds surrounding a nice tanzanite of approximately 2 carats.
One of a kind! RETAIL VALUE $2,200
BLUE REEF ADVENTURES
Drake Dawson has donated a Belize fishing and diving trip for 6 days/5 nights for 2 on a private island in the Caribbean. Take a step back in time to the untouched beauty of the Belizean Sea. This trip offers a private island adventure far off the beaten path of your everyday traveler. Located off the southern coast line of Belize, you can spend your days snorkeling, diving, and fishing to your hearts content. You can free dive for lobster and conch when in season (season opens mid-June), and try your hand at spearfishing for lionfish. After catching many of the migratory fish always present in the area you can swim with the Whale sharks from March-June or wild dolphins and pilot whales year round. Catch and release the giant sharks in the deep blue or catch the huge snappers, groupers, and schools of Mahi Mahi that frequent the surrounding ocean. Trolling the seafloor you will have a chance at a vast variety of underwater creatures including the massive amounts of aggressive barracuda, wahoo, and tuna that patrol the shallow water flats. Try casting for the hard fighting bonefish or the allusive permit. Take a break from all the salt water and travel up the jungle rivers to have a go at tarpon and snook hidden in the shadows of canopied creek beds. Relax in hammocks while enjoying the sunset horizon view before you feast on your fresh caught seafood and local cuisine. Fill the island with your friends and family to a maximum occupancy of 8 people for $1,995 ea.
This trip is valued at $3,995. Donated by Safari Unlimited
3 Day-4 night “Cast and Blast” Pheasant/Mallard Duck hunt and fishing package fully guided for 1 person. Each day consists of Mallard Duck hunting (limit 6/day) in the morning out of comfortable blinds (coffee, water and snacks in the blinds). After having lunch at the lodge you can kick back and relax or throw the fishing poles in the boat and try to pull in some Bass. In late afternoon you will enjoy some pheasant hunting (limit 6/day) followed by dinner and beverage at the lodge. This package is valid for 2018/2019 season. This hunt is valued at $1,950. Thank you Robert McConnell for the 100% donation.
LIMCROMA SAFARIS This hunt is a 10 Day hunt for 2 Hunters in the Limpopo Province. Each hunter has choice 2 trophies: 1 Zebra or Blue Wildebeest; and 1 Impala, Blesbok or Warthog. Additional hunters may come at $400/day and non-hunters at $250/day. Round trip from Johannesburg Airport and the Safari Lodge is $600/group. The safari may be scheduled form Mar. – Nov. 2018 or 2019. Additional plains game and dangerous game may be taken per price list. We thank Jeff Kennedy for this 100% donation.
This hunt is valued at $14,000
This hunt is a 10 Day hunt for 2 Hunters in the Limpopo Province. Each hunter has choice 2 trophies: 1 Zebra or Blue Wildebeest; and 1 Impala, Blesbok or Warthog. Additional hunters may come at $400/day and non-hunters at $250/day. Round trip from Johannesburg Airport and the Safari Lodge is $600/group. The safari may be scheduled form Mar. – Nov. 2018 or 2019. Additional plains game and dangerous game may be taken per price list. We thank Jeff Kennedy for this 100% donation.
10 day hunt for 2 hunters in Limpopo
KUVHIMA SAFARIS is offering you this donation in the Limpopo Province of South Africa for two hunters visiting 12 Days [10 Full Hunt days plus the Arrival and Departure days], PLUS a Trophy credit of $3 000.00 to be shared between them. The trophy credit is not transferable between the hunters. This trophy credit can be used towards any Trophy Animals. Daily rates and trophy fees additional to those donated will be as per the current price list of the year of the safari is taken. Non-Hunters are welcome to be added at a special rate of $150 per day. Non-hunters may not use the allocation of the second hunter if not hunting.
Children under 13 years of age are welcome free of charge. This is an all-inclusive package and includes pick-up and drop-off at Johannesburg Airport, all meals, all drinks, field preparation of trophies, laundry service, accommodations in our Luxury Safari Lodge, and the services of an experienced Professional Hunting Guide and Tracker. The hunt may be scheduled for 2018 or 2019 or 2020. Should the buyer wish to schedule this hunt in a year other than those mentioned here, arrangements can be made with the outfitter to extend the validity date.
This is a 100% donation to the chapter by Andre Stewart Valued at $ 11,800.
2 Hunters and $4000 credit
2 Hunters will enjoy the lure of Wild Africa Stalking game in the foot hills of Waterberg Mountains and in the Deep Red Kalahari sand and Join Pieter Viviers, Dolf Van Wyk, Tommie Steele and Marupa Safaris on a 10 Day plains Game Hunt on Marupa’s private Game preserves in Limpopo Province or Northern Cape of South Africa
This Hunt may be Upgraded with extra Days and Extra trophies @ $ 400 per Hunter and $200 For a Non Hunter Kids under the age of 15 will stay at no Charge Extra Hunters are welcome please contact outfitter for other Packages (See price List for Trophies) 2018/2019. This Donation can’t be combined with other Donations
2 Hunters can share $ 4000 credit on Trophies, Accommodation, Beverages, All meals, PH, Tracker, Skinner, and Airport Transport.
Hunt may also be upgraded to do Photo safari after the Hunt like Vic Falls, Cape Town Kruger and Mauritius.
We thank Dolf Van Wyk for this 100% donation valued at $12,000.
This hunt is a 10 Day safari for 2 Hunters and 2 non-hunters to be taken in 2018/2019. Included in the donation of 8 days of hunting is a Springbuck Grand Slam to be shared.
1 White Springbuck
1 Copper Springbuck
1 Black Springbuck
1 Common Springbuck
Hunters must share the purchase of 5 additional animals from price list.
Also included in the donation is 2 days of sight-seeing, different options to choose from:
Kimberly Diamond Mine
Vaalharts – largest irrigation in the Southern Hemisphere
Rugby, depending on dates in Bloemfontein or Kimberly stadium
One day of golf or fishing at the Vaal River
Luxury accommodations, meals and beverages, transportation to / from Kimberly airport and daily laundry service are included. Observers may upgrade to hunters at no additional cost, but must hunt animals from pricelist. This hunt is valued at $17,100. We thank Henk Vorster for this 100% donation.
4906 CT Road, Hazen, AR
Fully guided Quail hunt for 2 hunters in Hazen, Arkansas including 12 birds each plus cleaning. This hunt is a 100% Donation by Harlon Caviness.
KIMBER CUSTOM II 45 ACP AUTO PISTOL
KIMBER MICRO 9 CDP 9mm COMPACT
KIMBER HUNTER RIFLE 6.5 CREEDMOOR
TIKKA SCI Rifle
.300 Win. Mag.
KAHR CT 40
.40 Smith & Wesson, 4” Barrel, 7+1
RUGER 10/22 COMPACT/SYN RIFLE
HOWA PATRIOT CHASSIS RIFLE 6.5 CREEDMOOR
ONE OF ONLY TWENTY FIVE MADE
Taurus 738 TCP KAHR CM9033 CM9 FRM/SS SL BENELLI 20 GA. MONTFELTRO SHOTGUN RUGER LCPSS .380
.380 ACP, 2.84” Barrel, 6+1
9mm, 3” Barrel, 6+1
2.75” Barrel, 6+1
Taurus 738 TCP
KAHR CM9033 CM9 FRM/SS SL
BENELLI 20 GA. MONTFELTRO SHOTGUN
RUGER LCPSS .380
May your days be happy and bright!
From SCI Arkansas
In this edition:
Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas
dinner at Riverfront Steakhouse. It was fun to visit with our
SCI friends during this special time of year. Merry
In October, Rick and Rhett Gore took our veteran, David Short on an adventure of a lifetime. They went to hunt at G3 Whitetails in Northeast Oklahoma. Joel Green of Arkansas owns G3 Whitetails. Upon arrival, they were greeted at his very nice lodge. The accommodations were spectacular and the food was even better, but nothing compared to the whitetails he had on the property. The timing was great because the deer were just starting to move with the first cold snap of the year. After several days of hunting, David got his 168” trophy whitetail. Everyone was happy at his success.
Thank you, Joel Green for your donation.
Congratulations to David Short on shooting your trophy whitetail.
When I received the call that I had been selected for the Warrior hunt I was shocked and very excited! The trip of a lifetime to go whitetail deer hunting that I would never be able to kill in Arkansas or a lot of other states too. This was early March and deer season was a long time away, so several months passing had eased the adrenalin by late summer when Jim Lee contacted me. He wanted to know when I would like to go on my hunt. I told him that early to mid-October would be good for me if I got to choose the time. I still had no idea where I was going other than Oklahoma, but I figured I would get more information the closer it came to time. When the date was set, I received a call from Rick Gore to set up the details for the trip. I met Rick and his son Rhett Gore at Golden Corral in Conway that evening. After introductions and loading of gear, we were headed for Colcord, Oklahoma, home of G3 Whitetails. Colcord is about a 3-and-a-half-hour drive from Little Rock and is just outside of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. After spending the drive up to G3 getting acquainted with Rick and Rhett, I knew we were in for a good time.
We arrived at G3 Whitetails about 9:45 PM and were met by the owner, Joel Green, and his father in law, Jeff Mabry. The lodge was incredible and was very comfortable with everything you would want in a hunting lodge. After visiting for a while and formulating a plan for the morning’s hunt, it was off to bed to get some sleep with hopes of seeing big bucks in the morning.
When the alarm went off, I was ready to get the day started and eager to see what the morning would produce in the way of big bucks. The weather had been very hot so far and there had not been a really cool day, so Joel said that we may not see anything this morning but that the evening would be better. We loaded in the ranger and took off for the stand going down the steep terrain and back up to the edge of a field with a large box stand. Joel and I slipped in the stand and got settled in for the morning to get started. The temperature had dropped a bit and it was rather cool in the early morning as we waited for the first hint of light to illuminate the surroundings. Joel and I talked about the military and my deployment to Iraq. We didn’t have to wait very long before a couple of doe had just walked right under us before we saw them. The doe kept feeding along and Joel and I kept scanning the edge of the wood line looking for bucks. I noticed a buck bedded down at the edge of the woods directly in front of our stand. He was a decent deer but even this Arkansas boy didn’t get his pulse racing over him, but it was certainly cool to see. After a little while the buck got up and started to move around a bit. I looked to my left and I see coming out of the woods a ten plus point at least twenty inches wide! Now things are looking up for sure and this guy is only about sixty yards away! I don’t let my excitement get the best of me and Joel looks at the deer and says, “he sure is gonna be a good one next year huh?” I was slowly reaching for my gun and then kind of stretched a little and agreed. Wow, seeing this guy was a game changer for sure and the hunt has only begun. We sat in the stand for a few more hours and discussed what kind of deer I was wanting to get. I have always dreamed of a huge non-typical buck that is not your usual. I told him that I was looking for a deer with character that I just can’t get anywhere. We saw several deer while we visited but no shooter bucks, so we decided it was time for some breakfast. We collected back at the lodge and Joel and Jeff cooked a huge breakfast with everything you could want and more. With the ingestion of this fine meal I chose to relax on the couch and take a little nap and contemplated the evening hunt to come.
That evening Joel and I went to another box stand in an area like we were that morning. We settled in and opened windows to let the breeze in because the temperature had certainly risen during the day. We did not have to wait very long before the deer began to move. I noticed a nice buck come out of the woods about three hundred and fifty yards and just lay down. As we looked at him Joel commented that he could be the double drop tine buck he had been seeing. We continued to glass the area and the same ten plus point buck came out again and was followed by a smaller buck. The big double drop tine buck jumped up and took off across the field closing the distance to about two hundred and fifty yards. As I am looking at this buck I can see two drop tines that reach two inches below his jaw and his rack is tall and narrow but very heavy. Joel gives me the word that I could shoot that deer if I wanted too, and buddy I’m here to tell you I wanted too! This buck looked like he had some type of Indian headdress on his head! I could tell he was heavy and tall. Joel said that he would probably score about 180 but that I could take him if he would be alright. “Oh, he is more than alright!” I tell Joel. Joel tells me to let him get closer. Now I am a pretty good shot and I came prepared for a long shot! I said to myself. Joel is the boss and we still have lots of daylight left so we continue to watch and wait. More deer continue to come into the field and I had six large bucks in view at one time. The only problem is they keep getting farther away and not closer in. We wait until dark and slip out of the stand and go to check on Rick and Rhett. They had decided to split up and see if they could kill a monster buck. We got to the stand where Rhett and Jeff were, and we saw them looking at a deer. Rhett had killed the huge non-typical and I have to say it is the biggest whitetail deer I have ever seen in person. I will have to say that I did come prepared for a long shot, but some folks did not. I will leave it there and you can hear the rest from Rhett on the subject. The deer was cut and caped by Joel and their helper Jake in no time at all and then it was time for supper. Let me tell you that these guys know how to feed at G3 let me tell you. Grilled backstrap appetizers, grilled steak, baked potato, salad and all the trimmings. We went to bed with full bellies and I had high hopes for a good morning hunt.
Friday morning, I was up before the alarm and ready to go quickly. I didn’t know where we would go but I knew that Joel meant for me to have a deer. He decided on a stand in the woods that was a likely spot to see the double drop tine deer. I love hunting in the woods and the stand was set up perfectly. The stand is on the point of a ridge and it overlooks a small creek and it has three shooting lanes that cover the area very well. The woods were alive with activity before the sun even came up and there were deer under the feeder as soon as we could see with our binoculars. The same ten plus point made his appearance once again along with a multitude of does. There were deer coming out all over the place and it was getting hard to keep up with them. I saw out my window a large buck that had stepped out into the lane, and when I say large, I mean large! I could tell that this guy wasn’t on the menu, so I was good with just being able to see him, he was a mainframe deer with palmated main beams and he was a brute. While we were watching the crowd, Joel said that there was another buck at the bottom of the hill in the creek. I looked and could just make out the antlers through the brush and with what I could see I sure wanted to see more! We continued to watch the large buck and he eventually walked within spitting distance of us and I have the video to prove it! We continued to watch this buck for what seemed like forever and he would not move anything but his head. I had seen all of it I really needed to see by now and I was getting a bit concerned he would just slip back into the woods like the rest of the deer had done. Then it happened, he moved and headed to the feeder in all his splendor! He was just what I was looking for! I got my gun and began moving into position. Joel was looking and saying he sure is a nice deer and he is a shooter. I started moving my gun up and told Joel, “If there is something you need to do before I shoot, get ready.” he said, “Are you sure you are good with this one, there is still the drop tine buck?” I told him again, “If there is something you need to do before I shoot this deer you better get ready cause I’m gonna shoot him, he is here and not the drop tine buck!” He said, “Ok, let me video the shot!” When he said he was ready I touched the trigger and down he went! I could not believe it, I had shot the biggest whitetail deer of my life! Joel said for us to wait about ten minutes which lasted about two. We drove down to him and I got to really look him over and I could not believe it. This buck was magnificent and more than I could have hoped to harvest. We took several pictures to record the moment and loaded the big boy on the Ranger and headed back to the lodge where he professionally and skillfully caped and cut up by Joel and Jake. The bucks rough score was 168 5/8 and 16 points which is by far larger than any deer I have ever seen much less go to shoot at! I have said it many times, “I would have run my truck off the road to hit that deer!”
After another full breakfast and a completely successful hunt we loaded our gear and headed back home. G3 Whitetails is a first-class operation that is second to none in knowledge and experience plus they are just being good folks to be around. I would like to thank Rick and Rhett Gore for their hospitality and friendship that helped to make this trip of a lifetime memory for me. You guys were gracious hosts and I appreciate everything you did to make this special for me. I would also like to thank the Arkansas Chapter of Safari Club International for the honor of being selected as the 2017 Warrior Hunt recipient. The appreciation of our veterans and their contributions to this nation are to be honored and you as an organization have certainly done this for me.
David Short, Warrior Hunt Recipient
COME JOIN US AND FELLOWSHIP WITH OTHER HUNTERS
Auction, Raffles, Door Prizes, Cash Bar & Lots of Fun
Not to mention a fine buffet dinner
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018
Doors Open at 4:00 pm
Free Gun Drawing for Those Present
1st Gun Drawing at 5:30 pm
2nd Gun Drawing at 6:30 pm
Dinner at 7:00 pm
EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL
11301 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72211
Early Registration – by February 12, 2018
Tickets $85.00 per person*
Children 12 & under $40.00
Corporate Tables for Ten, $850.00
Corporate Tables for Eight, $680.00
*FREE 1 YEAR SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL & CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP
FOR NON MEMBERS
Special rates available for a 2 room suite
Contact Embassy Suites Hotel – 501 312 9000
RATE CODE IS “SCI”
Thanks again to everyone who
participated in this year’s
The day started out rainy, and the temperature was cool and windy. Shortly after we began, the temperature warmed up and the sun came out. People were taking off their jackets, and we ended up having perfect weather for a pheasant shoot. There were ten stations where participants had an opportunity to shoot flying pheasants one by one as they were released from a tower located in the middle of a circle of hay bales scattered throughout a field. Each station had 2-3 people posted behind the hay waiting for birds to be released. Approximately 200 birds were released individually and people got an opportunity to shoot from every angle as they rotated from station to station. The anticipation of not knowing which direction the birds would fly made us stay on out toes with gun in hand. We did very well and shot down most of the birds.
A huge thank you to Jim Lee for putting this event together. He did a spectacular job of organizing this shoot. It was a great experience for everyone to gather, greet, and go pheasant shooting! We hope that we can offer this fun Pheasant event again in the future.
MEMBERSHIP/NEW MEMBERSHIP EVENT European Pheasant Shoot – October 28, 2018 Please join us for a FANTASTIC outing as part of our membership drive. A European Pheasant Shoot with Caviness Cattle & Quail, 4906 CT Road, Hazen, AR 72064, 501-516-5687 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Limited to 20 shooters with 10 birds released for…
Arkansas Chapter of Safari Club International FUN SHOOT October 6, 2018 We are pleased to invite all guests and members to attend our first fun shoot that will be held at Blue Rock Sporting Club in North Little Rock on October 6. START TIME 9:00 a.m. This event is for…
2017 Warrior Hunt Recipient David Short In October 2017, SCI Arkansas board members Rick and Rhett Gore took our veteran, David Short on a hunt at G3 Whitetails located in Northeast Oklahoma, courtesy of owner and Arkansan Joel Green. Upon arrival, they were greeted at his very nice lodge, and…