Ponoka Fish and Game

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Ponoka Fish and Game horn measuring to go ahead

Memorial nesting boxes installed

 

The annual Rifleman’s Rodeo hosted by the Ponoka Fish and Game Association is taking a hiatus this year given the present COVID-19 restrictions. The hope is it will return next year. File photo

Rifleman’s Rodeo a no-go this year

Ponoka Fish and Game cancel big long weekend event

 

Members of the Ponoka Fish and Game measure out the antlers of a mule deer Dec. 2 during the association’s annual horn measuring event. Here (l-r) Tom Simpson and Bill Donnelly check the lengths using the Boone and Crockett scoring system.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka hunters see slower than normal season

Last year’s winter made for a tougher hunting season this year

 

Ponoka Fish and Game’s horn measuring is set for Dec. 2 at the Lake Pofianga camp. Members and non-members are welcome. File photo

Ponoka Fish and Game horn measuring coming up

Trophies will be measured Dec. 2 at Ponoka Fish and Game’s Lake Pofianga

  • Nov 21, 2018
Ponoka Fish and Game’s horn measuring is set for Dec. 2 at the Lake Pofianga camp. Members and non-members are welcome. File photo
Alex Stewart takes aim at the running fox target during the mens competitive shoot Sept. 1 at the Ponoka Fish and Game Association’s 51st annual Rifleman’s Rodeo at the organization’s Lake Pofianga facility north of Ponoka.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Ponoka’s Rifleman’s Rodeo embarks on next 50 years

Local fish and game association annual competition a success despite some weather challenges

Alex Stewart takes aim at the running fox target during the mens competitive shoot Sept. 1 at the Ponoka Fish and Game Association’s 51st annual Rifleman’s Rodeo at the organization’s Lake Pofianga facility north of Ponoka.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Ponoka Fish and Game is preparing for a busy year and has a 3D archery program planned for May 12 at its Lake Pofianga range.File photo

3D archery and more planned for Ponoka Fish and Game

The club has almost 680 members and a Zone 3 meeting is set for April 8.

  • Apr 4, 2018
Ponoka Fish and Game is preparing for a busy year and has a 3D archery program planned for May 12 at its Lake Pofianga range.File photo
While the recent changes to hunting regulations won’t affect local hunters, the Ponoka Fish and Game Assn. is glad the province reversed its position on halting fishing in certain area rivers.                                Black Press file

Central Alberta hunters, fishers paying little heed to recent changes

Government bans spears, makes other regulatory changes for wild game hunting

While the recent changes to hunting regulations won’t affect local hunters, the Ponoka Fish and Game Assn. is glad the province reversed its position on halting fishing in certain area rivers.                                Black Press file
Big Game director Ray Abt, left, hands one of the 26 trophies, this one to Jenna Abt for her 13.6 inch junior fish catch and release bull trout, at the annual Ponoka Fish and Game awards on Feb. 3. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Ponoka Fish and Game awards its members while helping with conservation

Annual night of honours is groups biggest fundraiser of the year, raises funds to help buy land

Big Game director Ray Abt, left, hands one of the 26 trophies, this one to Jenna Abt for her 13.6 inch junior fish catch and release bull trout, at the annual Ponoka Fish and Game awards on Feb. 3. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Helping Ponoka Fish and Game director Leonard Davis with a horn measuring Dec. 3 is Karianne Frandsen. This trophy was brought in by 13-year-old Keagan Landry who captured this deer Nov. 1. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Hunters trade stories at Ponoka Fish and Game horn measuring

Trophies of all shapes and sizes showcased at Ponoka Fish and Game horn measuring event

Helping Ponoka Fish and Game director Leonard Davis with a horn measuring Dec. 3 is Karianne Frandsen. This trophy was brought in by 13-year-old Keagan Landry who captured this deer Nov. 1. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye