Kid’s Adventure Day 2018

Archery, Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Club News, Education, Events, Fishing, Youth
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 furry friends, but please do not bring your dog.  However, you should bring: sunscreen, water, and a hat. Mail the application to: AGSC PO Box 274 Arroyo Grande, CA 93421 or drop off at the Outdoorsman: 1402 E. Grand Ave Arroyo Grande - Suite B A special thank you to our additional sponsors: Pat Loomis, Fort Hope, the Mankins family, SLO County Fine's Committee, and the San Luis Obispo Sportsmen's Association.
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Kid’s Adventure Day Recap

Archery, Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Events, Fishing, Youth
We want to thank all of you that come out, helped, and support our Kid's Adventure Day.  We had 43 kids and over 60 adults attend Saturday, and 32 kids with 50+ adults come out on Sunday.  Lots of fish were caught, new skills were developed, and fun was had by all! We'd like to take a moment to recognize one of our top-notch volunteers.  Mr. Dean Choate has been working with us for 20 years, diligently attending and enthusiastically helping at our Kid's Adventure Days.  Board Member Art Ludwick presented Mr. Choate with a plaque recognizing all his years of dedication to our club. Thank you Mr. Choate!  We appreciate all your efforts! In a Kid's Adventure Day first, we had a second generation family attend. Joe Morano brought…
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Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Club News, Hunting
AGSC friends Joel Wilson and Ben Potter made a film about a big horn sheep hunt in Montana.  Sitka describes the film: Four lifelong friends set out on an archery sheep hunt in the Tendoy Mountains of Montana, and they find themselves in a wild stalk. But the hunt is bigger than them. Repeated pneumonia-related die-offs have led biologists to employ hunters to wipe out the entire herd, in order to restore it. If the program works, if the hunters are successful, it could become the blueprint for wild sheep restoration across North America. TENDOYS - SITKA Gear from SITKA Gear on Vimeo.  
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Hunting – American Approved

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Hunting, Protect the Harvest
Responsive Management, a research firm out of Virginia conducted a survey with adult hunters around the nation.  What they found was that the public opinion towards hunting has stayed relatively consistent in the past 2 decades that they've been conducting their research.  The latest survey was conducted in February, with results showing 77% of adult Americans approve of hunting, up from 73% twenty years ago.  The disapproval rate of hunting is down from 22% in 1995 to 12% today.  A surprising statistic considering the backlash that we as hunters seem to face.  What this means is that although the opposition to hunting has decreased, the voice of anti-hunters has increased. It's become somewhat easy to overlook these positive changes in the industry as it definitely seems the bad outweighs the…
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