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Northern Michigan Regional Chapter

Safari Club International

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Alberta Big Horn Sheep Cancellation Hunt
Act quick to take advantage of an Alberta Big Horn Sheep Cancellation Hunt at an incredibly low price.  This hunt normally sells for $50,000 USD but due to a cancellation, is being offered for $25,000 all in! This hunt is offered by Chad Lenz of Savage Encounters and is scheduled for October 2 - 15, 2019.  This hunt will take place in the Cadomin area of Alberta.  This hunt has produced good success rates in the past.  The possibility of a very good ram does exist for the first person who comes forward.  Call Chad Lenze direct at 403-844-7603.
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Bear Mountain Quest

Greg “Moose Man” Johnson

324 County Road480 Negaunee, Michigan




Bear Mountain Quest and outfitter Greg “Moose Man” Johnson offer this opportunity for two people to enjoy a cast and blast adventure in Michigan’s upper Peninsula!  This four day/three- night adventure is to be scheduled on available dates between May 15, 2019 and September 15, 2020.  This fishing and hunting package includes trophy Lake Superior Lake Trout fishing; Russian Boar hunting; experienced guides for both fishing and hunting; lodging at Bear Mountain Lodge; and all meals, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.  This cast & blast adventure may be upgraded to include additional fishing and hunting companions and non-hunters at established rates. Adventure participants are responsible for transportation to and from the lodge in Negaunee, 1-day fishing licenses with trout stamp, taxidermy, alcoholic beverages, butchering, fish filleting and tips.  Chapter members who have experienced this cast & blast experience report having an exceptionally good time!  If you are looking for an adventure not too far from home, don’t let this trip pass you by!


                                                                                                                                 Value:  $5,000*

Big Chief Sport Fishing, LLC                          {Repeat Donor}

Captain Ali Shakoor


The successful bidder on this item and two other people will be the guests of Captain Ali Shakoor aboard the “Big Chief”, a fully equipped fishing machine, for a one-day charter for Walleye on Lake Erie – Walleye capitol of the world (specific port of departure to be determined)!  Successful bidder and the members of his/her party will be provided with absolutely all required fishing equipment!  All that fishermen need is a valid Michigan fishing license, lunch and beverages. This Charter trip is to be scheduled with Captain Shakoor on an available date in 2019.



                                                                                                                                      Value: $450

Southern Cross Safaris         {Repeat Donor}

Chris Cawood                 

PO Box 12

Mortimer, South Africa

27 48 886 0606


Repeat donor, Southern Cross Safaris offers this 10-day (8 days hunting) African Plains Game Safari for one or two hunters.  Hunter(s) will share a total of seven animals including:  1 Black Wildebeest, 2 Springbuck, 2 Impala and 2 cull animals.  This safari must be scheduled and taken within the following calendar year after purchase.  920 This is a rifle hunt only (.30 caliber or larger) in South Africa’s Eastern Cape region and includes: professional hunter fees, licenses and accommodations during the hunt.  Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from the hunt arrival point in South Africa (Port Elizabeth – transportation to and from the airport can be arranged $650 per vehicle) and tips.  This hunt may be upgraded to include additional days, non-hunters ($200 per day), additional hunters ($350 per day plus trophy fees) and /or additional species at established rates (A 5% discount will apply to additional animals taken on Southern Cross Safaris . Any part of this safari not satisfied, or voluntarily not taken shall be forfeited.  Additional animals, additional days or additional services not included in the safari donation described above must be paid at the full market value.  This safari may not, in whole or in part, be traded in any respect.  If hunt is terminated prior to the scheduled end of the hunt, hunter will be responsible for the balance of the Professional Hunter payments ($150 per day).



Richardson Farms Outfitters              {Repeat Donor}

Mike Adkins

2407 Cedar St.

Quincy, Illinois



Hunt coyote in Brown County, Illinois with repeat donor, Richardson Farms Outfitters!  Richardson Farms Outfitters offers 6,700 contiguous acres of prime hunting country.  This 2 day (rifle) hunt is to be scheduled on available dates – season will close the last weekend in January or the first weekend in February 2020 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year.  Hunt includes accommodations and may be upgraded to include additonal hunters at the regular price ($750 per hunter).  Hunter is responsible for the cost of a license, habitat stamp, meals and tips.

                                                                                                                                    Value:  $750


Arizona Trophy Outfitters                {Repeat Donor}

Tim Winslow



Join Tim Winslow’s Arizona Trophy Outfitters for a four day, 1X1guided, archery Mule Deer and Javelina combination hunt! Hunter should anticipate a spot and stalk hunt (2 to 4 miles per day) for Mule Deer bucks that will range from 140” to 170”.  Some bucks in the 180” plus range have been harvested on this hunt in past years.   This hunt is scheduled for January 2020 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year.  Accommodations during this hunt will be a wall tent.  Hunter may elect to stay in a motel in town at their own expense.  Meals are included with this hunt.  Hunters are responsible for transportation to the hunt location, licenses, tags and tips.  Hunter should arrive in Tucson or Prescott Arizona (specific location to be determined once dates and hunt locations have been determined) the day prior to the scheduled hunt.  Hunter is encouraged to bring a hunting buddy along on this hunt.


                                                                                                                                   Value:  $3,250


Cuts and Struts Guide Service

Austin Cutright and Chase Blankenship

1181 East Jones Road

Howell, Michigan


Join Cuts and Struts Guide Service for a spring hunting adventure for Eastern Turkey!  This 1X1 guided hunt for two hunters, each taking one bird, is to be scheduled for the 2019 spring season (late April – May). This hunt cannot be deferred.  Turkeys in southern Michigan are known for their long, thick beards and good spurs. Over-night motel accommodations the night prior to the hunt and during the hunt are included as are all meals during the hunt days.   This is a shot gun hunt - number 4 lead shot or smaller.  Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Howell, Michigan; Michigan base hunting license and tag (resident approximately $26 – non-resident approximately $165), and tips.  Hunters may use their own turkey guns or rent guns from Cuts and Struts ($100 per gun - ammo provided).   Hunters will enjoy the opportunity to help roost the birds the night before the hunt, experience the thrill of hearing toms gobble from the roost and position themselves for a shot.  Cuts and Struts has strong record of putting their clients on impressive birds with great consistency!  Don’t miss this opportunity to hunt with these young guide/outfitters!








Chase Hill Outfitters                                 {Repeat Donor}

Bill and Renita Brown

43 Chase Hill Drive

Big Sandy, Montana 59520



Repeat donor, Chase Hill Outfitters offers this two day, 2x1 guided hunt for Mule Deer for one youth hunter!  This hunt is scheduled for 2020 and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. This is a rifle hunt specifically designed for a youth hunter.   This hunt may be upgraded to include antelope, additional hunters and/or non-hunters.  Accommodations during this hunt will be a lodge.   Licenses (approximately $400) and tips are the responsibility of the hunter.  The arrival and departure point for this hunt are the Brown Ranch near Big Sandy, Montana.  Hunters should fly to Great Falls, Montana, rent a car and drive to the ranch.   Youth hunter may shoot a guides choice Mule Deer buck 3x3 or less (Buck pictured with this description is considered a “management Mule Deer!  Don’t pass this very special opportunity for a young hunter to hunt Mule Deer!

                                                                                                                       Value:  $2,000


Explorer Satellite Communications 

Andy Cool

5201 Ravenswood Rd.

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida



First time donor, Andy Cool and Explorer Satellite Communications have fully donated Iridium Go” kit and $500 of airtime minutes!  The “Iridium Go” is a definite game-changer that connects wirelessly to your smart phone or tablet and turns your devise into a fully global, satellite phone!  The Iridium Go has built-in WI-FI, GPS and SOS button.  This device is waterproof, dust proof, and shock proof.  Use a free app available for Apple or Android driven devises ry devices are not supported).  Stay connected no matter where your travels take you into the wild!

Jewel Craft International                 {Repeat Donor}

Joe Karcher and Mike Young

Novi, Michigan

(248) 344-4400

Jewel Craft International offers yet another stunning set of fine jewelry – this time featuring Tanzanite! This fine jewelry set includes a modern choker style necklace, bangle bracelet, earrings and ring (available in any size)!  This unique set of jewelry is sure to be a great addition to any jewelry collection as these pieces can be worn every day or just as easily for any formal occasion.  This jewelry set will be on display in the hall.  Buy this jewelry set for that special lady in your life and try to count the number of compliments she receives every time she wears it!

                                                                                                                                   Value:  $3,000

Welch Land and Timber      {Repeat Donor}

Dan Welch

2708 Reeves Rd.

Curran, Michigan



Here’s an opportunity to replenish your dwindling wood supply just when you can really use it!  The successful bidder on this item will receive ten pulp cord of oak or hard maple firewood. Purchaser will also have the option of receiving a Stihl chain saw and case or we’ll arrange to have the wood cut for you (4 pieces per stick – you’re on your own to stack it after it’s cut)!   The wood will be delivered anywhere within fifty miles of Curran, Michigan. (Delivery beyond the fifty-mile radius will be charged an additional $1.00 per mile round-trip.) Don’t miss this opportunity to secure wood for the rest of this heating season and/or to begin preparations for next year!


                                                                                                                                Value:  $1,200 

Restless Africa Safaris                       {Repeat Donor}

Donovan Steynberg

P.O. Box 349

Potchefstroom 2520

South Africa

00 27 82 440 5107


Restless Africa Safaris has provided this 7-day safari for two hunters over the age of 18. Each hunter will have the opportunity to take 1 Impala, 1 springbuck and 1 Belsbuck (each hunter taking three animals as indicated above).   Donovan Steynberg is a repeat donor to the Northern Michigan Regional Chapter.  Chapter members who have hunted with Restless Africa in the past have nothing but great things to say about the experience! Donovan has earned a strong reputation for quality hunts and first-rate accommodations.  This 2X1 hunt is to be scheduled for the 2019 or 2020 season.  This safari includes: pick-up and return to Or Tambo International airport in Johnaessburg; professional hunter daily rates; hunting vehicle; trophy fees for the identified animals; trackers; accommodations and meals.  Wounded animals will be charged as harvested animals.  This hunt may be upgraded to include additional hunters, non-hunters and/or additional species at the established prices.  Accommodations during this hunt will be a modern hunting camp.  Hunter is responsible for transportation to and from Johannesburg, South Africa; transportation to camp (approximately $300); and tips. Firearms are available for rent ($160 per week).  There are no license or permit fees to be paid on this hunt. Hunter may choose rifle (.270 or larger) or bow.  A $1,000 deposit per hunter is required to secure hunt dates.  Deposit will be returned at the end of the hunt.


                                                                                                                                   Value:  $7,500 


Corey Kristoff’s Classic Mountain Hunts

Corey and Pam Kristoff                      {Repeat Donor}

Box 441

Cremona Alberta TOM ORO



Enjoy breathtaking scenery and an opportunity to view wildlife such as Big Horn Sheep, Moose, Elk, Grizzly Bears and more! This trip is a holiday on horseback through the Rocky Mountains of Alberta for two people. Enjoy great camp cooking; ride the country side; and, relax in the peace and quiet of the majestic mountains! This holiday adventure is 4 days and 3 nights of pure mountain beauty. All camps are set up in traditional mountain camp manner using canvas wall tents. Additional persons may be added to this trip for $250.00 per day, per person. All riding abilities are welcome! This trip is to be scheduled on available dates in 2019 or 2020. This is fantastic holiday adventure the whole family can enjoy! The trip arrival and departure point are Calgary, Alberta.


                                                                                                                                    Value: $2,000

Sage Mountain Outfitters                      {Repeat Donor}

Mike Cantrell

Box 1077

Mountain View, Wyoming



Two days of the true west for two people!  One day of prairie dog hunting and one day of exploring Southwest Wyoming and Northeast Utah.  See the world famous Flaming Gorge; Sheep Creek Loop, and Red Canyon Lookout!  Visit trappers’ cabins and old homestead remains of our earliest settlers.  See lots of wildlife!  Great photo opportunities as well!  Purchasers should plan to arrive the afternoon prior and leave the morning after – trip starts in Mountain View, Wyoming and includes transportation, food and lodging while on site.  Trip can be upgraded to include:  fishing, additional days ($1,500 per day) and/or non-hunters ($300 per day).  This trip is to be scheduled on available dates late June thru August 15, 2019.  Airport transfers are available ($300 per round trip).  Weapons are available – ammo at cost.  Purchasers are responsible for fishing license and gratuities.  This trip may well be one of the best kept secrets of the entire auction program!  Prior participants rave above the fantastic experience this trip provides.

                                                                                                                                                               Value:  $3,000


Greenhead Fishing Charters

Brad Hhggitt

647 E. Ruscom River Rd.

St. Joachim, Ontario



Brad Haggitt of Greenhead Fishing Charters has donated this 1-day (seven hours) Lake St. Clair Musky fishing trip for up to four people!  This trip must be taken during the 2019 fishing season (August – November and cannot be deferred.  Anglers are responsible for the purchase of an Ontario fishing license (available on-line) and for their own lunches and drinks.  All fishing equipment is provided.  Brad’s 26-foot boat is located twenty minutes from the Ambassador Bridge in Belle River, Ontario.  This trip may be upgraded to six anglers by making arrangements with Brad.  Don’t miss this opportunity to fish for Musky close to home.

                                                                                                                                      Value: $650

White Pine Lodge                               {Repeat Donor}

Ivan Hansen

E7889 W. M-28

Christmas, Michigan


Ivan Hansen’s White Pine Lodge has provided this Upper Peninsula get away excursion for two people!  The lucky bidder on this item, along with one companion will enjoy a three-night stay at the White Pine Lodge near Christmas, Michigan!  Included with this stay will be two tickets for a glass bottom boat tour on Lake Superior, two tickets for a boat tour of Picture Rocks in Lake Superior and half-off the cost of a Kayak day trip on Lake Superior!  Buyer is responsible for transportation to and from the White Pine Lodge, and meals.  Don’t miss this pure U.P. Michigan get away experience!


                                                                                                                                      Value:  $800

Ripcord, a premier medical and security service has provided this one year, family membership. This membership includes evacuation and rescue services from your point of injury or illness to your hospital of choice;  trip cancellation/interruption, primary medical expense coverage, sporting goods, baggage loss, emergency dental AD & D coverage for tailored adventures; search services; completely integrated program with a single contact for emergency services to travel assistance and insurance claims; 24/7 access to paramedics, nurses and military veterans; and, security extraction in case of unexpected dangerous and chaotic events.  Ripcord is perfect for adventure seekers, climbers, skiers, sports enthusiasts, hunters, and international travelers.  Ripcord is led by special operations veterans, and Stanford Medicine affiliated physicians, paramedics and other travel experts.  Don’t make another trip away form home without the protection that Ripcord provides to you and your immediate family members!


_____________________________________________________________   ____Value:  $600

Pine Hill Kennel & Sportsmen’s Club

Scott Brosier

8347 10 Mile Rd, NE

Rockford, Michigan



Pine Hill Kennel and Sportsmen’s Club has provided this ½ day hunt for three hunters each taking fifteen birds.  This donation also includes a one-year membership for each of the three hunters during the 2019/2020 hunting season (Season Dates are September 1, 2019 – May 1, 2020 – depending on availability of birds).  Guide service is available at $50 per gun and includes the services of a dog and bird cleaning.  This hunt may be upgraded to include additional birds (contact donor for cost).  Enjoy a great deal a field with some friends or family  and take home some great eating ring-neck pheasants! _________________________________________________________             _Value:  $2,265_

Livingston Outfitting                               {Repeat Donor}

Lee Livingston

2311 lane 9

Powell, WY 82435



Join Lee Livingston and crew on a four day, three night horseback wilderness adventure in the Rocky Mountains surrounding Cody, Wyoming!  You will travel on trail-wise horses and/or mules through the same backcountry that Buffalo Bill and other early exploreres of America’s west did years in the past!  This is an all inclusive, fully staffed trip.  Your trip will be guided by Lee, who will be assisted by a wrangler. to help with the camp chores, and a professional mountain chef who will prepare culinary delights over an open fire.  This trip can be tailored to fit your requests.  Activities available include fishing, photography, hiking, and of course – trail riding.  This trip must be taken prior to August 31, 2020.  Visit with Lee to discuss specific dates in 2019 or 2020.  Additional guests are welcome at $350 per person/per day.  Lee Livingston was born in Cody, Wyoming and has been guiding horseback adventures since 1985.  Lee, his crew, and string of horses and mules make up one of the top horseback outfits in Wyoming and are delighted to offer this trip in support of the Northeast Michigan Chapter – Safari Club International.


                                                                                                                                 Value:  $5,440*


Briarwood Sporting Club                {Repeat Donor}

Chris Daniels

2001 Twp. Rd. 55

Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311



Our friends at Briarwood in Bellefontaine, Ohio have generously donated a three day/four-night hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail Deer.  Included are daily fees for two 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 15 - December 19, 2019 or 2020.  Taxidermy and shipping of the trophy is not included but can be arranged.

Note:  Purchasers are advised to check pricing on the website listed above.


                                                                                                                                   Value: $4,000



Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts                    {Repeat Donor}

Nacho Arias

La Tea n7

10.600 Plasencia (Cac’eres)




Repeat donor, Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts offers this opportunity for two hunters to hunt Fallow Deer in Spain! This 4-day hunt is scheduled for the 2019 hunting season and cannot be deferred to an alternate year. Hunts will terminate upon taking or wounding of animal. Hunters will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide and will hunt 1x1 for a Fallow Deer scoring up to 160 inches.  Included with this hunt are:  reception at the Madrid airport; assistance with the clearance of firearms at the airport in Madrid; transportation from the airport to the hunting area; services of a professional hunter and local game scouts. This hunt may be upgraded to include a higher scoring Fallow Deer (per regular price list); Gredos-Beceite – Southeastern and Ronda Ibex ($6,400 each); Pyrenean and Cantabrian Chamois ($5,500 each); Mouflon Sheep ($4,500 each); Barbary Sheep ($6,500); Balearian Goat ($5,500 each); and/or, additional hunters per price list and non-hunters at $350 per day.  Nacho Arias has a strong reputation for offering nothing but first-class hunts with great attention to insure a very personal hunting experience!  Sightseeing and shopping are popular attractions after the hunt is completed.  Hunter are responsible for the cost of air fare to Madrid, Spain and return; hotels in Madrid; hunting license and insurance ($500 each), taxidermist fees ($350) shipping of trophy; tips; and 21% VAT on the total value of the hunt ($3,150).  Chapter members who have hunted with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts report having experienced exceptional hunts with tremendous sight-seeing and shopping!


Please Note:  Buyer must not be a former client/hunter with Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts.  Additionally, this hunt may not be combined with any other Nacho Arias Spanish Hunts donation.


                                                                                                                                 Value:  $15,000



Old Wolf Taxidermy Cleaning and Repair

Fritz Richards                                      {Repeat Donor}

220 Finch Way

Washoe Valley, Nevada 89704




Old Wolf Taxidermy Cleaning in Washoe Valley, Nevada offers this in-home, trophy room mount cleaning and insect inspection!  Fritz Richards, a licensed and insured taxidermist with thirty years of experience, will come to your home, inspect designated mounts, clean them, make repairs and/or refurbish habitats as needed.  Keep your trophy-collection looking like new!  Let Old Wolf remove dust, smoke, oils and cobwebs and restore the luster and touch up minor scuffs in your own home!   There is a $1,500 cap (sufficient to take care of most trophy rooms) on this donation but additional work can be added at regular rates.  This donation must be used within twelve months of the March 3, 2018 auction date.  Purchaser is responsible for round trip travel, room, meals, and materials expenses.


Please note:  this service may be purchased only once!  Prior purchasers may not buy this service a second time!

                                                                                                                                    Value: $1,500

Numzaan Safaris                                {Repeat Donor}

Johann Combrink & Kasey Blysma

P.O. Box 1450

Thabazimbi, Limpopo

South Africa



Long-time donor, Numzaan Safaris offers this opportunity for two hunters and two non-hunters to experience a true African safari!  Hunters will hunt 2X1 during the 2019 or 2020 hunting season (February – October) for five days!  Hunt includes:  one Eland bull per hunter; lodge accommodations (accommodations the day of arrival and the day of departure are not included - $180 per person/per day); meals; beverage; and, laundry service during the hunt.  This hunt may be upgraded to include:  additional days; additional hunters ($350 per day plus trophy fees); trophy fees for additional species per price list; and/or additional non-hunters ($260 per day). Hunter is responsible for tips, weapons permits, dipping, shipping of trophies, export fees and brokerage fees.   The hunt arrival and departure points are Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Hunters may choose weapon - rifle (.270 caliber or larger) or bow (minimum of ten-day hunt required for bow hunt).  A deposit of $1,000 is required to reserve specific dates for this safari.  This hunt may not be combined with any other hunt donated by Numzaan Safaris.  Don’t miss the opportunity to hunt with a truly professional hunting operation!

                                                                                                                                 Value:  $10,000

Catena Safaris Argentina                      {Repeat Donor}

JDG Hunting Services

2787 Nevada Rd.

Decatur, Illinois 62522


Catena Safaris Argentina and JDG Hunting Services offer this opportunity for two hunters to hunt 1 x 1 and to harvest 1 Black Buck and 1 Dorset Ram (one animal per hunter)!  This 5-day hunt is to be scheduled for 2019 (March – May) based on availability.  Additionally, a total of one boar hunt is included (total of three animals to be shared by two hunters).   Hunt may be upgraded to include Red Stag, Water Buffalo, Axis Deer, and/or Fallow Deer.  A maximum of two non-hunters may be added ($1,500 each).  Trophy fees for added animals; license ($150) and government tag are not included and are the responsibility of the hunters. Hunters are also responsible for the caping, salting and transportation of hides to a licensed taxidermist for dipping and packing ($150) prior to shipping to the US.  The arrival and departure point for this hunt is Santa Rose, Argentina.    Executive bus charter from airport to lodge ($200 per round trip) is also the responsibility of the hunters. Accommodations during this hunt will be a 4-star lodge with an executive chef.  Hunters may choose rifle (no semi-auto rifles permitted), bow or cross bow. Rifles are available for rent ($250) if hunters prefer not to take their own.  Hunters bringing their own rifles must bring ammo and a permit ($30).  Permits are not required for archery or cross bow equipment. Hunters should anticipate a one-night stay both before and after the hunt (approximately $150 per two people).

                                                                                                                                   Value:  $8,500



Zulu Nyala Game Lodge

Trevor Shaw           {Repeat Donor}

P.O. Box 69992

Bryanston 2021, South Africa

(27) 11-708-1969


A six-day, six-night fully guided, photo safari for two people in South Africa!  The successful bidder on this trip and a companion will experience a memorable stay at Zulu Nyala - Heritage Safari Lodge/tented camp.  These facilities are located in a private game reserve in one of the richest wildlife conservation regions in Africa where great numbers of Africa’s wild animals roam. There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including wildlife viewing rides in comfortable safari vehicles (two per day); close encounter wildlife viewing on horseback; and, for the more adventuresome, guided walks in the footprints of elephants along ancient riverbeds.  You will enjoy exquisite meals (3 meals per day) and service in the dining room or under the stars.  Side tours such as a visit to Gold Reef City, Lion Park or shopping can be arranged.  Purchaser is responsible for transportation to the lodge (nearest airport is Richards Bay), extra activities, telephone calls and drinks.  The amount paid for this package trip may be applied to upgrade the trip to a hunt.  Trip must be taken within two years from the date of the 2019 auction.

                                                                                                                                    Value: $5,950

Action Whitewater Adventures

Verle Duerden                               {Repeat Donor}

P.O. Box 1634

Provo, Utah 84603



Raft the whitewater of Idaho’s Main Salmon River! The Main Salmon is a premiere river, which runs through the largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 states.  The river is famous for great rapids, beautiful sandy beaches, varied wildlife and fantastic scenery.  Prior donor, Action Whitewater Adventures offers this five-day, four-night adventure for two people and includes deluxe meals, custom designed equipment and experienced professional guides.  The Main Salmon is a great trip for families and groups of friends.  Trip participants may choose their ride – “mild to wild”.  This trip is valid only for the 2019 season (June 18 through August 29).   Additional rafters are welcome at a 10% discount off the regular price.  Rafters are responsible for forest-retention fees, (totaling approximately $71 per rafter), tips and accommodations before and after the trip.   This trip will originate in Salmon, Idaho and will conclude in McCall, Idaho.

Rafters may upgrade this trip to include a Boise to Boise travel package.  This option includes lodging in Boise (double Occupancy) the night before the trip; charter flight to Salmon; lodging (double occupancy) in McCall at the end of the trip and ground transportation back to Boise the day after the rafting trip is concluded ($425 per person).

                                                                                                                                   Value:  $3,380

The Northern Michigan Chapter of Safari Club International has provided this Life Membership and non-subscribing spousal life membership (one set of printed publications annually) in Safari Club International.  Purchaser of this item and their spouse will both be enrolled in Safari Club International for the rest of their life.  Pair this with a Chapter life membership ($300 upgrade per person) and enjoy the benefits and privileges of the International and local organizations!


                                           Worldwide Trophy Adventures         {Repeat Donor}

  Mark Peterson

PO Box 335

Sidney, Nebraska






Repeat Donor, Mark Peterson and Worldwide Trophy Adventures have provided three years of WTA Tags service for one hunter.   Purchaser of this item will have free access to WTA tags (State fees not included) for three years.  For many hunters, young and old, this is the best way to accrue preference points and to secure tags for highly sought-after tags in twenty different states!  WTA eliminates the hassel of applying for specific states and species.  WTA Tags is the easiest, most reliable tag service available to help hunters realize their own hunting trip of a life-time! Purchaser will only pay the State fees assessed for specific tags selected by the hunter.  Interested in securing tags for Elk, Mule Deer, Coues Deer, Whitetatil Deer, Blacktail Deer, Moose, Bison, Caribou and/ or Mountain Lion in any one of twenty states, let WTA make the application for you!  Don’t miss the opportunity to enter apply for only the tags you really desire.  Bid this item this evening – many state application deadlines are fast approaching.  We suggest that interested bidders check the WTA website for detailed information on State fees that are not included and respective deadlines.   WTA is tag preferred Cabela’s tag partner!


_____________________________________________________________     _Value:  $7,500

The Northeast Michigan Chapter - SCI is offering this opportunity for one person to join Chapter representatives and accompany the 2019 Wish Hunter during his/her wish hunt experience.  Successful bidder will receive accommodations at the Garland Resort; participate in all meals and social gatherings at the Buck Horn Lodge at Jack Pine; accompany the Wish Hunter afield and witness the harvesting of the Wish Hunter’s animal.  This individual will be included in photography sessions and in the Wish Hunt video.  Proceeds from the sale of this item will be used to support the Wish Hunt program!  This experience cannot be deferred to an alternate year.  Please show your support for this program and bid generously!

                                                                                                                               Value:  Priceless

Join Crazy Carl Hatala for two full days of fishing on Lake Huron aboard the Crazy Carl Sport Fishing boat.  This two-day charter experience for one to three anglers includes two nights stay at a local hotel.  Charters are to be scheduled on available dates during the 2019 fishing season.  This trip includes all necessary fishing tackle, fish cleaning and packaging.  Anglers are responsible for licenses, meals, drinks and tips. 


                                                                                                                                   Value:  $1,200

In response to popular requests, the Northeast Michigan Chapter – Safari Club International Board of Directors is offering a VIP table for Saturday evening. Purchaser and seven guests will be seated at a table strategically located in close proximity to the auction stage.  The table purchased by the successful bidder will be one of the first tables served during the Saturday banquet (immediately after the Corporate Sponsor tables) Additionally, we will provide fresh flowers on the table, four bottles of premium wine for the table along with a waitress assigned exclusively to the table of this very important person.  Every person seated at this table will receive a gift from the Chapter.  Don’t miss this chance to distinguish yourself from everyone else in the hall!

                                                                                                                                  Value:  $2,000 




Into the Wild is pleased to offer this special opportunity for one young hunter (under the age of 17 – and must be a Chapter youth member or the child of a Northern Michigan Regional Chapter  (formerly NE MI SCI) member in good standing to harvest a cow elk!  This one-day hunt will be scheduled at Jack Pine Safari in Lewiston on an available date in October or November 2018.  This hunt may be upgraded to a bull Elk and/or additional days at market rates.  One adult may accompany the hunter at no additional charge.  This item will be sold as a “Heads or Tails” auction – twenty-five dollars to get in (kids only!).  There will be an opportunity for those who are eliminated in round one and/or round two to get back in for an additional $25 for a round one elimination; $50 for a round two elimination.  Hunter must be competent with a large caliber rifle (.270 or larger) and demonstrate competence on the range at Jack Pine immediately prior to the hunt.  This hunt includes the hunt, hide and all of the meat!  This hunt may be upgraded to a bull elk at market rates at the purchaser’s option.


Please Note – Participation is limited to Chapter youth members and the children of  Chapter members in good standing.  Participation in this “Heads or Tails” raffle could cost Adult sponsors $100 each.



                                                                                                                               Value:  Priceless

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