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Don’t Let the Bugs Bite!

Its summer and that means sunshine, vacations, barbecues and unfortunately, bugs and mosquito and tick bites. Normally we think of these bites as a nuisance, but the CDC is reporting an increase in the number of mosquito and tick-borne illnesses, and because of this they are urging us to take precautions. Below are the main diseases…
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Gun Laws Effective Dates

2018 January 1 – Start date for requirement that ammunition sales or transfers be conducted through a licensed ammunition dealer.  Ammo purchased outside of California must first be shipped to a licensed dealer for pickup. July 1 – Start date for requirement that you get state permission before manufacturing or assembling a firearm. December 31…
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AG Friends of the NRA

Arroyo Grande has a brand new Friends of the NRA chapter! The first annual banquet will be held Saturday, August 11th at 5:00 pm at Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos (671 S. Oakglen Nipomo). There will be live and silent auctions with raffle drawings. For more information and to purchase tickets or a table, download the AG…
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Summer Banquet Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our summer banquet!  Congratulations to our big winners: SAFE – Paul Bright TRAEGER BBQ – Art Ludwick $500 PACKAGE BONUS – Rudy Molina LIFETIME MEMBER – Christine Spane WHEEL – Sparky Peterman FISHING HOLE – Christine Calvert CARD GAME – Windy Clark BLACKJACK – Chris Wallin…
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Kid’s Adventure Day 2018

Kid’s Adventure Day was a hit once again!  We hosted 34 kids each day, and a good time was had by all!  Special thank you to Pat Loomis and Fort Hope, as well as all of our club volunteers.  

Fishing Tackle Ban

Assemblymember Bill Quirk has introduced AB2787 that will make it impossible to purchase lead fishing weights and sinkers that are approximately 1.75 ounces or less. Widely considered “a solution in search of a problem,” the proposed legislation will hurt California anglers without protecting California fish and wildlife. In fact, as fishing license sales decline due…
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Assembly Bill 3199

Introduced by Assembly member Chris Holden on February 16, 2018, AB 3199 would prohibit certain charitable organizations from raffling off firearms. Full text of the bill can be accessed here. The bill has been read twice, passed in the assembly to the Government Organizations committee on March 21, 2018.  It is still active in the…
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Modern Fish Act

The Modern Fish Act aims to improve access to America’s federal waters and promotes the conservation of natural marine resources.  The bill is designed to provide federal managers with the tools to effectively manage 11 million recreational saltwater anglers in a different way than commercial fishermen. The Act was approved in December by the House…
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Gun-Related Bills in Legislature

There are a number of bills in the California Legislature that can impact our second amendment rights.  We recommend contacting your representatives and encouraging them to oppose/support the following bills: OPPOSE Assembly Bill 3– Would raise the age to purchase firearms and ammunition to 21.  (Passed the Assembly and referred to the Senate Public Safety…
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Kid’s Adventure Day 2018

Applications are here for the Kid’s Adventure Day – May 19th or May 20th.  Download here. Children between the ages of 8 and 16 may participate, but they must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited t0 40 kids per day, so please get your applications in by May 11, 2018. We love our…
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