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STERLING SPORTSMEN’S ASSOCIATION

*Just some of the things we do*

Hunter Safety Classes --O.R.V Education Classes --Snowmobile Education Classes --I.B.E.P. Education Classes

4-H Archery Turkey Workshop --Youth Sucker Tournament --3-D Shoots --Kids Halloween Party

Sterling Sportsmen’s Annual Banquet

Truck Trail and River Clean-up

*We support the following with monetary donations*

Sterling Sportsmen’s Association Scholarship Awards to Local Students

Sending Kids to Camp Wilderness

F.F.A., S.S.A. Girl’s Softball Team

Books for Schools—Easter Egg Hunts

Arenac County Soil District

And others.

*We hold monthly Board Meetings and monthly Member Meetings*

Newsletter

Special Meetings --Training Meetings --Informational Meetings.

Our Building is used by the D.N.R—Michigan Bow Hunters Association

Girl Scouts—Boy Scouts—Rifle River Restoration—and others for their meetings.

Our Clubhouse can be used for Family Get-Togethers.

We maintain our Building and Equipment.

We have nearly 200 paid members at present—We are all Volunteer Help.

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Mission Statement:
  1. To further and advance the cause of the environment and conservation in all its phases.
  2. To eliminate pollution through education and action.
  3. To encourage and promote the proper management of all natural resources, fish, game, minerals, air, water, forest and land in the State of Michigan.
  4. Recognizing as a valid management tool, the harvesting, through legal means and use of surplus wildlife and other renewable resources.
  5. To protect and defend the right of our citizens to own, keep and bear arms.
  6. To inform and educate the public, especially the youth, in true sportsmanship, safe and proper use of firearms and archery equipment as prescribed by the State of Michigan and the National Rifle Association (N.R.A.)

Deer Baiting Ban Lifted  (June 9, 2011)

Lower Peninsula hunters will be able to hunt over bait again this fall.

The Natural Resources Commission voted 4 to 3 in favor of reinstating the practice that was banned three years ago after finding one Kent County breeding farm deer with Chronic Wasting Disease.

State officials say the rules will return to what they were before the ban. The ban was called for as part of the state action plan if the disease was ever found within 50 miles of the Michigan border.

Hunters this fall will be able to use 2 gallons of bait spread over a 10 foot by 10 foot area, according to Mary Detloff, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

A baiting ban, however, will remain in place in a six-county area of northeast Michigan known as Deer Management Unit 487, the state's known Bovine TB Zone. It includes Alcona, Alpena, Iosco, Montmorency, Oscoda and Presque Isle counties.

 

Club House Location

339 N. Melita Rd.

Sterling MI 48659

Phone: (989) 654-9477

Sterling Sportsmen Association
P.O. Box 473
Sterling, Michigan 48659
info@sterlingsportsmen.org

Any questions, contributions or suggestions please send to: info@sterlingsportsmen.org.

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