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Author: Allan Friesen

In addition to being the Vice-President of the LFGA, I am the Casino Chair. I teach the Canadian Firearm safety course / restricted course monthly at the LFGA clubhouse. I am also one of four instructors for our range officer training program.
Dan Opel’s passing.

Dan Opel’s passing.

To all the members of the Fish and Game Association, It is with profound sadness we announce that one of our members passed awaysuddenly on Wednesday, June 3 rd . A large number of the membership will have known Dan Opel as strong supporterof the shooting sports, in particular the Benchrest community in Canada. Dan wasthe President of the BRSC, a member of various Canadian Benchrest teams andsponsor of many competitions and activities on and off the range. Dan was on the…

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Have you heard the news,…..

Have you heard the news,…..

We will have our AGM March 16, 2020. The executive are asked to attend online at 6:00pm and the AGM will begin at 7:00pm online. All information on how to join has been sent by email to current members. Please contact LFGA Secretary Michelle Sylvestre lfga.secretary@gmail.com if you did not receive the information. Agenda- Financial reports, Banquet celebration, Credit card for Range, long-range plans.  Hope to see you all there.

Free fishing this weekend!

Free fishing this weekend!

Catch a Memory during Family Fishing Weekend Looking for a fun activity the whole family is sure to enjoy? Give fishing a try during Family Fishing Weekend! From Saturday, February 15 to Monday, February 17, Albertans and visitors can fish for FREE with NO licence required. Make sure ice conditions are safe! Please be sure to review a few ice safety tips and guidelines before heading out and always practice caution. Sportfishing regulations still apply. Please check the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations for more…

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Thanks PH Safaris!

Thanks PH Safaris!

Jason, the Canadian Rep for PH Safaris has provided us a $7000. African Safari package. We will auction that off at the LFGA Banquet. You will be able to snag a great bargain… if you come to the banquet! A unique dining experience, great people and fun. Tickets are available herehttps://lfga.wildapricot.org/event-3635111

Did you take some pics when enjoying outdoor activities?

Did you take some pics when enjoying outdoor activities?

We are looking for pictures of our members out on the land, in the rivers, on top of the mountains and anywhere in between.  Scan through your phone and find your favourite hunting, fishing, shooting sports pics and share them with us.  We will put them into a PowerPoint and show them at our banquet on February 8.  You are coming, right? Please send your pics to Selestia at  lfga.range.volunteer@gmail.com

To those who fish – share your thoughts!

To those who fish – share your thoughts!

Shane Petry Senior Fisheries Biologist wants to hear from you – check out this survey link -https://talkaep.alberta.ca/aep-fisheries-management Want a more personal approach? Attend the January 20 session right here in Lethbridge; Hello, Alberta Environment and Parks has heard that Albertan’s are interested in enhancing and diversifying Alberta’s fisheries and would like to discuss fish stocking options, additional harvest opportunities, and opportunities for future stakeholder involvement and engagement. Fisheries Management has announced 11 engagement sessions across Alberta in January 2020, where…

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Volunteers make it happen!

Volunteers make it happen!

We are so fortunate to have a great group of volunteers who do the work that we all benefit from.  This crew are making things happen at our shooting sports facility. A big thank you to Henry Suyker, Frank Pawlak, Dan Johnson and James Strachan for completing the access ramps, stairs and deck on our new classroom.

Face to face membership purchase.

Face to face membership purchase.

Don’t trust the internet and paying with credit cards? That is ok. We have a solution for you to get your LFGA membership. Come by and visit us at Marksman Guns – December 7, 14, 21, & 28 & January 4 & 11. 11-3 pm. More details in the video below; https://youtu.be/_jEzzjKRgr0