Club member drawing for Deer and raccoon hunting
privilege held September 9th.
The winners for deer hunting were Dave Lockhart and Kevin McDaniel. The winner for
raccoon hunting was Levi Lewis.
Gate key changes are here.
Coleta Sportsmenís Club has installed electronic lock systems on the two entrance gates to Club property. These locks utilize a swipe type of pass card and became active on January 31st 2018. For questions please contact: Dave Lockhart @ 815-499-2025
Membership dues have changed..
Membership dues for 2018 will be $60. The increase was voted in at our November 20th meeting. There will also be a change in how members access club property, details
to be released at a later date.
shot for 2018 season! The Archery committee will continue it's novelty
money shot for our 3D shoot participants. It's a dollar a shot for
a chance to win half the accumulated pot. All you have to do is
prove your shooting prowess by shooting through rows of pine trees at an
undisclosed 3D target in an open field and hit a small nickel size orange sticker
that's located in the center of the 11 ring.
Due to the rise of membership, safety, liability
and last but not least wildlife conservation, a six member Wildlife
Management Committee was formed to impose certain regulations on the
club property. After long
deliberation, the Wildlife Management Committee presented the Board of
Directors with their proposal and the Board voted in favor of the
proposal. Listed below are
the new regulations to be followed by all members.
These rules are in addition to
all IDNR rules and regulations.
Upland Game Regulations
(Squirrel, Rabbit and Cock Pheasant are the only
small game allowed to be hunted on Club Property)
Cock Pheasant per member per day (existing regulation)
Hunters must sign in and out at box located in NE Corner of Archery
Clubhouse parking lot.
Deer and Coon Hunting Regulations
Two drawings will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday of our last 3D shoot.
Only members in Good Standing are allowed to enter the drawings.
Members may enter the Deer Hunt drawing, the Coon Hunt drawing or
Members can enter their name during the 3D Shoots, during Trap
Shoots, during Skeet Shoots or by contacting Kevin Cook directly.
*One person will be drawn to hunt deer on the East side of the creak.
*One person will be drawn to hunt deer on the West side of the creak.
*(only 1 deer per hunter is allowed regardless if harvested with bow or
gun or number of permits held)
#One person will be drawn to hunt coon, no dogs allowed.
#(person drawn for the coon hunting for the season will be allowed to
bring two additional members when coon hunting)
NO TURKEY HUNTING ON CLUB PROPERTY
dog training or hunting in restricted area, (North East corner of
Club, but North edge of pond is not restricted).
This is the newly selected habitat area where switch grass
and trees will be planted starting in the spring of 2007.
This area will be reserved for wildlife year around.
To eliminate confusion the restricted area will be posted
when work is started.
REMINDER-MEMBERS ONLY WHEN USING CLUB PROPERTY
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SPECIAL EVENTS. No Guests!
When using the pistol rifle range, all targets
must be placed within 10 yards of back stop (old dam).
This rule was voted in do to ricochets going over the backstop while
members are mowing and using the grounds. These ricochets could also
travel onto adjoining properties.
Our rifle, muzzleloader and pistol ranges will be closed
during scheduled 3D archery shoots. Also no fishing will be allowed
during these shoots. Fishing and shooting can resume after approximately
6:00 PM. These restrictions are for the safety of our guests and members
members may use club facilities and grounds except during public events.
A member is allowed to invite an individual to accompany him or her on
club properties once for the purpose of recruiting new
members. Afterward he or she will be required to join in order to access
Please abide by these rules, violation of the
above rules could void your membership.