HARRISON – The Western Maine Fish & Game Club is holding a raffle as this years main fundraiser. The club will be raffling off three prizes.

First prize will be a muzzleloader (50 caliber). Second prize is a $5000 gift card to Cabela’s. Third prize is a 15-month membership to teh club which expires July 1, 2009.

The tickets are piced at $2 each, three for $5, or a book of 10 for $15. To purchase tickets, contact Jody (vice president/secretary) at 595-2211 or stop by the range on Route 117 in Harrison during theSunday morning shoot (9 to 11 a.m.)

Several other club members also have tickets for sale. The drawing will be held at the State of Maine Sportsman show in Augusta, which is the weekend of March 28-30. Tickets will be sold at the show. Raffle winners do not need to be present to win. The club will contact the winners and also post it on its website at www.westernmainefishandgame.com.

The club is also offering a special on memberships for the Sportsman show. If you join the club during the show, you will receive 15 months of membership for the price of 12. The membership year runs from July 1 to June 30, so applicants would receive the last three months of the 2008 year (April-June) and the full 2009 year (July 2008-June 2009). The cost of membership is only $20 for a single membership or $25 for a family membership (immediate/same household).

Trap shooting is still being held on Sunday mornings throughout the winter. It starts at 9 a.m. and goes until all shooters are finished (usually between 11 a.m. nd noon). Each round consists of 25 shots. You provide your own shotgun and shells. The cost is $3 a round. Beginners are welcome as well as experienced shooters.


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