LFGA Voting Delegate wanted for AFGA Conference

LFGA Voting Delegate wanted for AFGA Conference

We are looking for a few more people to represent the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association as voting delegates for the Alberta Fish and Game Association Annual Conference (virtual) on April 10th, 2021 As part of your Lethbridge Fish and Game Association Membership you are also an Alberta Fish and Game Association Member: More than 25,000 club members in more than 80 affiliated clubs throughout Alberta have become the voice of the AFGA, advocating for the common interests of ethical hunters, anglers,…

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Easter Update (Shooting Sport Facility)

Easter Update (Shooting Sport Facility)

Hi Folks,THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! I appreciate all of your emails and comments. They show that you really are passionate members of our shooting community. CONSTRUCTION UPDATEConstruction seems to be taking two steps forward and then three steps backward but today I had some GREAT NEWS…. The people erecting the air baffles will be working overtime and weekends to hurry the job.  We may be taking four steps forward soon. . WHAT A WONDERFUL NEW LFGA COMMUNITY PARTNER — Mc NALLY CONTRACTORS LTD.— PROVIDING AND HAULING SOIL FOR…

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Important Notice Regarding Facility Use.

Important Notice Regarding Facility Use.

From our Volunteer Range Operator and President, Rick Blakeley Dear Members, We have been attempting to gain access to ranges 1, 6 and 7 however due to occupational health and safety concerns this will not happen. Many of you were diligent and sent in the revised access agreement and that shows me how important access to the range is to you however in the interest of getting the construction completed without complications the City has required us to completely curtail…

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AFGA Donation

AFGA Donation

Members, This year has been tremendously hard for organizations to fundraise as they have in the past so we encourage you to personally donate to the Alberta Fish and Game Association (AFGA) using the attached form. AFGA will provide you with a tax receipt against your 2021 taxes and donations received prior to April 8, 2021 will be announced at the AFGA AGM and will be listed in an issue of Outdoor Canada West. At our AGM we determined that LFGA…

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Range Update

Range Update

LFGA Shooting Sports Facility Status Report – Monday March 1, 2021 Construction Project Background:Thank you very much for your patience as we complete this 1.7 million dollar construction project. This has been a crazy year to complete this important construction and we understand your frustrations. Please remember that Allan, Tom and I have been working on getting CIP grant funding to relocate or improve range safety since 2012. We are volunteers who have done our best to represent your best…

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IMPORTANT POLL on Banning Handguns

IMPORTANT POLL on Banning Handguns

IMPORTANT!! Local poll asking if Lethbridge should ban handguns! The LFGA and sister organizations represent thousands of safe legal sport-shooters in Lethbridge and area. This recent legislation by the government is not about stopping criminal activity and violence, it is aimed squarely at law abiding citizen’s property rights and private gun ownership. Banning handguns would NOT in any way decrease violence – handgun ownership is already heavily regulated and lawful owners undergo a rigorous application process, testing and DAILY checks…

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LFGA Service Awards

LFGA Service Awards

LFGA Service Awards are bestowed upon groups or members in good standing of the Club and who have shown great initiative and effort in serving the Objectives and Mandates of the Organization. Please take the time to nominate a deserving group or individual! Nominations must be made in writing and must clearly outline how and why it is believed that the specific Group or Individual should be a recipient of the Award. You may email your nominations to Michelle Kennedy  Consider recognizing…

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Trophy Measuring Extended

Trophy Measuring Extended

We had a very successful measuring session last weekend with over twenty(20) heads going through the process. However, Alberta Fish and Game Association, the official keepers of Alberta’s Wildlife Records, have extended the date for hunters and fisherman to get their scores into Edmonton to the end of April. With that in mind, LFGA has also extended their measuring time for trophies to the end of March. If you missed out on getting your horns/antlers measured last week, you can…

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LFGA Photo Competition

LFGA Photo Competition

5 Categories Wildlife Scenery & nature – landscapes, flora, fauna Open – outdoor activity, fishing camping, hiking, etc Personal trophy – catch of the day, upland/water fowl, big game Youth – pics submitted and taken by photographers under the age of 10 years Rules You may enter a maximum of 2 photos per category. No photos from previous years. Photos must be taken in North America Photos must be unframed and in a 5″ * 7″ or  8″ * 10″…

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