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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2019, 02:20:23 PM »
the Conway Boat Launch on the south fork of the Skagit River provides access to hunters, boaters, fishing and recreaƟon on the water.  Skagit County Parks and RecreaƟon provide    year‐round maintenance at this site including leveling, trash cleanup, silt removal and a Port‐a‐PoƩy during the high usage months.  When the river is high this area is prone to flooding so maintenance of the ramp is necessary throughout the year.  ss to the site is made possible through the vigilance of Parks department personnel like Mike McCutchin (lead) and crew.  Northwest Chapter members Rick Skiba, Rich Phillips and Rick Billieu recently presented Brian Adams (Skagit Parks and Rec Director) with a check in the amount of $500 for their efforts in maintaining this launch site.  The Northwest Chapter has agreed to include the launch site in their cleanup efforts in the region as part of the county’s Adopt‐A‐Park Program.

Cleanup Time      A soggy morning didn’t hinder the volunteers at our annual cleanup of the Skagit Wildlife Area    Samish Unit!  These 16 volunteers swept through all areas of the unit including the 12 blinds and the       surrounding dike, collecƟng plenty of trash, shells (spent and un‐spent), beer cans, boƩles and you name it ‐‐ discarded.  Drainage of the unit by WDFWpersonnel was well under way so access to all areas and a through cleanup was made easy.  Thanks to   these volunteers for their outstanding level of effort supporƟng this yearly cleanup effort ‐‐ Mike Rathvon, Steven Massingale, Chris MarƟn, Greg Huggins, Belin‐da RoƩon, Ethan Lehman, Jenny Barker, Chris Baker, Joe Molitor, Rick Skiba, Oscar Graham, Pat BunƟng, Greg BriƩan, EmmiƩ Roth, and Sabrina BriƩan‐Hughes. Sign them up      Get the word out! From April 15th through June 30th New WWA Members are entered into a drawing to win a hand‐built Hybrid Layout Duck Boat.  We have partnered with the experts at Fiberglass  Supply of Burlington, hƩp:www.fiberglasssupply.com to build this boat.  Fiberglass Supply offers FREE“How to Basic Build” demos each month at their facility.  Members of all chapters are welcome to join in on this Boat Build.  The build process is being documented on our Chapter Facebook page, Northwest Washington Waterfowl AssociaƟon at: hƩps://www.facebook.com/waducks.org/       So get with your friends, family members, ac‐quaintances and other hunters and let them know a one year membership puts them in the drawing for this bad boy boat.  Share the opportunity to own this boat and share our story on the Chapter’s Facebook page.





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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2019, 09:43:36 PM »
Trap and business meeting June 11th 7pm

We will shoot a couple rounds of trap. $5 per round and bring your own shot shells. Matt from Fiberglass supply will be our guest of honor, so those of you whom haven't been to the build can meet him. After shooting we will have a short Business meeting.


Twin Cities Sportsmen  7-9pm
26933 64th Ave NW, Stanwood, WA 98292
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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2019, 11:14:13 AM »
Some pictures from Twin City Sportsmen.  Cheap to join, I think it's only $20 a year.

Matt was the chapters guest and did pretty good for his first round. I belive he shot a 17.

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2019, 11:41:44 AM »
Looks like you guys had some fun! Nice work :)
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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2019, 12:55:52 PM »
My understanding is that the Seattle chapter meets at Kenmore each month, and several other chapters have at least the occasional meeting at a place to do some shooting.

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2019, 06:27:39 PM »
While there was nothing that could be done to stop this from happening  WWC MEMBERS  helped secure some modification to the excavation plans. Some of the spoils will be mounded up to provide small island a and some low spots that will remain flooded on a low tide will be present. Keep an eye out on the progress to make sure the concessions are followed through on.

https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/wdfw-temporarily-closes-public-access-leque-island-near-stanwood-habitat-restoration-project?fbclid=IwAR1EELRSjTJUWDJS-I0cLfySqrp6FN0bBUbu3bKSardt_IFlvHjol78KBqY
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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #21 on: July 31, 2019, 01:29:29 PM »
NW chapter Banquet
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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2019, 07:36:26 PM »
August NW Chapter Meeting
The NW Chapter will be meeting next Tues the 13th at the Fire Station in Conway at 7:00 PM.
This is our yearly Hunting Equipment Swap meet so dig out the stuff you can part with and make some room in the garage for more.  If you’re an equipment junky like me you don’t have to look far.  If you don’t use or need it, then swap-it!
At this month’s meeting our guest speaker will be:
Jacqueline Langston owner at Timber Hen Taxidermy.  Jacqueline will show us some of her amazing work and the art of Taxidermy.
Other agenda items include:
Farmed Island Advisory Committee
September Youth Hunt
Washington State Sanctioned Calling Championships – results
Open Discussion
If you have an agenda item, please let me know.
Raffle at the end of the meeting
See ya there and bring a friend!




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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2019, 08:03:49 PM »
Very happy to see the banquet came together this year, my son is all over those things.  Hopefully I won't end up with a second canoe....

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2019, 01:50:08 PM »
Meeting tomorrow evening.

Just thought I would share a picture of a great donation from our Friends at Woodenville Whiskey.

The founders are hunters and donated a customized bottle of Whiskey with our logo on it.

Perhaps a Hunt Wa Hunting party Table should be organized?

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2019, 03:15:22 PM »
I would be in for 2 seats at a table.

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2019, 04:46:49 PM »
Meeting tomorrow evening.

Just thought I would share a picture of a great donation from our Friends at Woodenville Whiskey.

The founders are hunters and donated a customized bottle of Whiskey with our logo on it.

Perhaps a Hunt Wa Hunting party Table should be organized?

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2019, 05:08:33 PM »
I got the donation and I may have to fight everyone for it!

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Re: NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association
« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2019, 10:17:10 PM »
Timber Hen Taxidermy gave a great presentation on prepping and preserving your bird for the mount tonight.

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