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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.
Range Closed – lightning strike damage!

Range Closed – lightning strike damage!

Sorry for the inconvenience, but the range is closed temporarily.  A recent lightning strike fried the electronics in our gate opener.  Of course, we can’t just leave the gate open….. so we are scrambling to get the parts to restore functionality to the gate controller. Yesterday Eric G was kind enough to hang around the range all day and let people in….. but that is too much to ask for a volunteer.  So, we are working on a solution to…

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LFGA Revised Meeting Schedule.

LFGA Revised Meeting Schedule.

Hi, Earlier we adopted new bylaws that also incorporated a different meeting schedule than we have used in the past.  Should you have any LFGA business that needs to be handled sooner, please contact me alfriesen@gmail.com or cell 587-220-8840.  Also, please note these in your calendar / phone – the meetings for the balance of 2018 and for 2019 will be as follows; September, 2018 October, 2018 November , 2018 January, 2019 March, 2019 – AGM September, 2019 October, 2019…

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4-H Shooting Sports – please help me help these kids!

4-H Shooting Sports – please help me help these kids!

4H is a great program with some exceptional participants!  Help me help them learn safe firearms practices …. and of course, have some fun. Three consecutive Wednesdays – M​ay 9 , 16 and 23 starting at 6 pm See this sign-up sheet or e-mail me alfriesen@gmail.com 4-H group at the range – 3 nights May 2018

Photographers – keep LFGA in mind!

Photographers – keep LFGA in mind!

Another reason to be an LFGA member!  The opportunity to enter your photos in our Annual Awards / Wild Game Banquet. If you capture a beautiful image, show it off at the next banquet Feb 9, 2019.  And planning on attending to enjoy some great food and great times with great some people!

Bird dogging for bird entries.

Bird dogging for bird entries.

The LFGA wild game banquet and awards night is a great place to show off your hunting prowess.  Also, consider sharing some of the bounty to add to the delicious meals at the banquet. Make plans now to enter your bird harvest – for more details, contact the Bird Game Chair Kurt Parks at kjparks@telus.net  Jonn Kerber at krbrflrs@shaw.ca would love to hear from you next fall with your offer to share your harvest to add to the menu at…

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SAFE Society AGM – 7 pm March 15 at the clubhouse

SAFE Society AGM – 7 pm March 15 at the clubhouse

Hey shooting sports enthusiasts, March 15, 7 pm at the LFGA clubhouse (corner of 9th Ave & 10th St South) we will have the SAFE Society AGM.  SAFE’s primary reason for existence is to create an indoor shooting sports facility / firearm education centre. I invite you to attend. — Allan Friesen www.allanfriesen.com 587-220-8840

Show off your big game harvest!

Show off your big game harvest!

The LFGA wild game banquet and awards night is a great place to show off your hunting prowess.  Also, consider sharing some of the bounty to add to the delicious meals at the banquet. Make plans now to enter your antlers – for more details, contact the Big game Chair Derek Lowry at dwlowry7@gmail.com Jonn Kerber at krbrflrs@shaw.ca would love to hear from you next fall with your offer to share your harvest to add to the menu at the…

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Fish entries needed!

Fish entries needed!

If you made it to the LFGA Banquet your probably enjoyed some great food and a great time!  Thanks for attending! If you missed out, mark your calendar now for Feb 9, 2019.  Also, if you fish, why not enter the fish contest.  Look at the picture above to see all the fish categories that had no entries!  Is Jake Funk the only fisherman in Southern Alberta?! For more details on how to enter your fish harvest, contact the Fish…

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