2019 Live Auction Preview
The Banquet Committee is working hard to bring together another fabulous array of offerings this year. In addition to the live auction, there are also lots of great gun raffles and a silent auction with over 100 quality items* available. Details on the gun raffles will be listed below the live auction listings.
THE NEW 2019 LIVE AUCTION LISTINGS ARE IN - CHECK THEM OUT BELOW!
For more information about the 2019 Annual Sportsman's Banquet, please visit the Fundraiser page.
Member and Outfitter Donations
It is the generous donation of quality items by our members and outfitters that make our annual fundraiser such a success. If you are interested in making a donation, please click on the link below for contact details and to download the donation form. Thank you!
Live Auction Listings for 2019
The new 2019 Live Auction Listings are here for you to review. This year's excellent offerings include North American, African & European Hunts, Fishing Trips, Jewelry, Artwork & Ladies Items, Home Décor Items, Hunting Gear and Much More!
1) Wheelbarrow of Booze
This brand new wheelbarrow and the 20 plus containers of "liquid refreshment", are just what's needed to kick off tonight's activities!
2) Small Predator Hunt and Tour Package in Serbia
Safari Art is donating a first class three–four hunting day/two tour day, six night stay package in Northern Serbia for two hunters & one observer and includes one red fox, assistance for settlement of customs formalities at Belgrade airport in arrival and departure, use of 4x4 vehicle during the stay (two hunters with one vehicle, rental fee not included), lodging and full board three to four star hotels or hunting lodges, assistance of professional hunter and local game keepers, field preparations of trophies. Additional animals may be added at current list price.
Not included in this package are airfare tickets, rent of rifle (rifle may be rented with ammo at $150), VAT 20%, Serbian hunting license ($140), official measurement ($35 per trophy), cape ($00), single 4x4 vehicle ($200 per day), packing, export documentation and sending of trophies, tips, drinks and gratuities
During the personally guided tour days you'll enjoy the picturesque countryside, visit many points of interest, historic sites, cathedrals and fortresses along the Danube, tour Belgrade and experience much of the local culture.
Trip to be taken 2019 or 2020. Arrival/departure city is Belgrade. This unique package also provides numerous opportunities to extend and enjoy wine tasting tours and so many other European side trips.
3) Ohio Division of Wildlife - Electrofishing Trip
This hunt donated by the Ohio Division of Wildlife includes two options to choose from to the winning bidder. Option 1: A 1 person trip with professionally trained and educated fisheries biologists on a black-bass sampling trip. This experience will occur on an evening in May of 2019 at Central Ohio Lake. Shortly after sunset the winner will join biologist to net black-bass stunned by electrofishing gear. Option 2 includes: A 1 person trip with professionally trained and educated fisheries biologists on blue-catfish and flathead- catfish sampling trip. This is a daytime outing at Hoover Reservoir in Delaware County. One person will ride in the electrofishing boat, the other person in a "chase" boat. Participants can switch boats midway through sampling.
The Ohio Division of Wildlife manages fisheries in 125,000 acres of inland water, 2.5 million acres of Lake Erie and 481 miles of the Ohio River. For the benefit of approximately 2 million anglers and other resource users, the Division's work improves spawning habitat through installation of fish attractors, fish stocking, and implementation and enforcement of fishing regulations. In addition, fisheries biologists monitor fish populations and angler harvest by conducting electrofishing, netting, and creel censuses.
4) Florida Vacation Stay
This beautiful 3 bedroom private home is located in the prestigious Pelican Sound Golf and River Club, 20 minutes from Ft Meyers airport. It will be offered for 7 to 10 days beginning June 8th through December 24th of 2019 or 2020. Call Mark Wehinger for availability and information. It's fully furnished and has its own pool and hot tub. This home is only 10 minutes to the ocean. Two foursome rounds of golf are included. Pictures and additional info available at banquet. Thank you Mark Wehinger for this donation!
5) Deep Sea Fishing – Mexico
Lad Shunneson is offering a 4 day "Fish Slamming Safari" for one person. This trip includes 6 nights and 4 intense days of deep sea fishing that is nothing short of fantastic. Only 2 fisherman per boat focusing on catching Big Fish such as Blue Marlin, Sailfish and Roosterfish. You will stay at a beautiful hotel right on the wonderful beach of Zihuatanejo Bay, fresh seafood and Mexican cuisine for meals. This is a fully guided outing and you'll fish some of the best and most productive waters in Mexico with some of the best captains. This trip is to be scheduled for March/April or July/August of 2019 or 2020. The winning bidder must bring at least one guest at a 20% discount off the normal $4350.00 (may also bring as many additional guests at the 20% discounted rate). Fly into Matzatlan, Mexico. Check out: Lad Shunneson Adventures. FYI: Lad's name may ring a bell with some as he's been an SCI supporter and donor at the past 37 National SCI Conventions. Heck of a guy... but he's old school... no web site. : }
6) Ohio Youth Whitetail Hunt and Shoulder Mount
Jim Wade of Ohio Pro Bucks is donating a one or two day management buck youth hunt for one hunter and a 200 Class White Tail hunt for one hunter. This hunt will be guided by our chapter president Mark Wehinger on 300+ acre Ohio Pro Buck reserve in Pataskala Ohio. If a second day is needed lodging is available at the reserve. As an added bonus Central Flyway Taxidermy has graciously provided a shoulder mount for the lucky youth hunter. Hunt to be taken in 2019. The winning bidder will need to work out specific dates with Mark Wehinger Visit the Ohio Pro Bucks site at:
7) Lake Erie Perch Fishing Charter
Captain Eddie Volan (aka: SLUGGO) has been running his charter boat operation on Lake Erie for 29 years and has donated this 6 person perch fishing charter to our chapter for the past 10 years. Located in Port Clinton, charter includes bait, ice and tackle for 5 passengers (or less) for 6 ½ hours or limit. Trip to take place July 20-September 10, 2019. No children under 12 years of age, please. Once charter is booked, no changes may be made. After 21 days, if customer cancels charter, all money paid is non-refundable. Visit the Sluggo's Charters web site and you'll see why Eddie is continually ranked one of the best fishing charter men on Lake Erie.
8) Javelina & Predator Hunt – Arizona
Steve Ward of Ward's Outfitting is donating a 5 Day Javelina and Predator hunt in Southern Arizona. Hunt to be taken in February, 2020 and includes lodging, meals. 2 x 1 guide and transportation in the field. Not included: AZ license/tag at approx. $275.00. Rifle or Bow, hunter's choice. Board member, Adam Cramer, bow hunted with Steve and had a very productive hunt. Adam says... "Steve is the real deal!". Winning bidder is required to bring a second paying hunter at the $2150, normal booking fee. Check Steve's comprehensive website:
9) Wounded Warrior Program/Rifle
The M-15™ DEF15F (.223 Rem/5.56x45) is legendary Armalite quality in a streamlined platform. The Defensive Sporting Rifle is a high-quality, no-frills rifle well suited for duty, sport, or defense. It weighs in at 6.1lbs, has a forged, flat-top receiver with MIL-STD 1913 rail and features an A2 front sight gas block. This combination ensures a tough, dependable rifle that is easily customizable to any configuration. Proceeds from the sale of this rifle will help fund our Chapter's ongoing support of the various WOUNDED WARRIOR PROGRAMS. Your generosity for this cause at past banquets has been overwhelming. You can view this rifle at:
10) Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt
The winning bidder and his/her Wounded Warrior will enjoy a 3 day hunt for whitetail deer up to 160" class at the world class Briarwood Sporting Club in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Hunt includes lodging, meals, beverages, 1X1 guides, field prep and transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist and daily fee for 2 hunters. Method of hunt: Rifle or bow. Also includes 2 shoulder mounts of your trophies donated by Dave & Sid's taxidermy in Bellefontaine. This hunt will also be professionally filmed and copies will be provided to the hunters. Hunt to be taken September 16 - December 20, 2019 or 2020. Note: The Wounded Warrior Foundation and Chapter President Mark Wehinger will assist the winning bidder in choosing his/her hunting companion if desired. We'd like to extend our sincere thanks to Chris Daniels, owner of Briarwood, for offering to host this hunt and also to Dave and Sid's Taxidermy for their shoulder mount donations.
11) Henry SCI Foundation Wildlife Tribute Rifle
Be sure to check out this beautiful .30-30 steel wildlife edition gun out at the banquet Gun Table and also view it and all the specs online at:
12) Trophy Deer or Sheep Hunt – Spain
Alfonso Fabres of Hunt in Spain is donating a trophy Red Deer hunt, a trophy Fallow Deer or a trophy Mouflon Sheep hunt (hunter's choice) for one hunter. Note: Alphonso writes,
"This is a donation with no surprises. Even animals that qualify at Gold Medal normal surcharge levels are included". Hunt to be taken in 2019 or 2020. The hunt is valid until a trophy bull is collected or wounded. The number of days for this hunt is unlimited, however, the hunt is over if the trophy is collected, wounded or if 3 reasonable chances are missed. Red fox is also included if found during the hunt. Hunt includes: Madrid airport assistance, gun clearance, airport transfer and transportation during the hunt, 1 x 1 Professional guide, one permit tag/trophy fee/surcharge for any medal category. Ibex, Roebuck Deer and Chamois are also available at discounted rates. Not included: Airfare and any hotel costs in Madrid before or after the hunt, trophy packing and shipping, vet certificates @ $200 per trophy VAT 21% and hunting license $290.
Accommodations will be at their luxurious 18th century lodge (with great local cuisine) in the historic city of Salamanca. (Salamanca is recognized as a European Capital of Culture city with the best examples of Roman and Gothic art in the world ie: Castles, cathedrals, Roman bridges, all make this a highly recommended place.)
This "no surcharge for any medal category animal" hunt is a real attention getter. Alfonso Fabres is recognized as one of the finest outfitters in Europe and his website is a "must see" at:
13) Roe Deer Hunt in Serbia
Hunt In Europe is donating a 5 day stay, 4 hunting days for one hunter and one observer. The donation includes hunting organization, transfer to/from Belgrade airport, all meals and lodging, reserve entry fees, hunting licenses, services of a professional guide, all ground transport during the hunt, first treatment and measurement (CIC or grams) of the trophies. The donation does not include trophy fees, dipping, packing and export documentation ($500), rifle rent (if required) $150 including ammo per hunt and government tax ($1,155). The trophy fee for the first best available Roe deer for $1,900 + tax, the donation can be upgraded with a package of 3 best available Roe deer for $4,900 + tax ($1,600 each), or 5 Roe deer for $6,000 + tax ($1,200 each). Trip can be extended and additional species may be added. 2019 or 2020
Visit www.huntineurope.com for more details.
14A) Buffalo Hunt in Mozambique
Legadema Hunting Safaris is generously donating a 10 day buffalo hunt in Mozambique on an exclusive 250,000 acres of unspoiled land for 1 hunter. Hunt MUST be taken in 2019. Included in this hunt will be accommodation, basic drinks and food, hunting vehicle, camp staff, skinners, trackers and professional hunter and field preparation of the trophies. Excluded are hunting permits and rifle import license and import duties on guns and ammo, transfer from Tete airport to camp and back, dip and pack of trophies, hotel accommodation before and after the hunt if applicable and tips for staff.
14B) Buffalo and Croc Combo Hunt
Legadema Hunting Safaris is generously donating a 12 day buffalo and crocodile (with crocodiles reaching lengths of 15+ feet!) hunt in Mozambique on an exclusive 250,000 acres of unspoiled land for 2 hunters. Hunt to be taken in 2020. Included in this hunt will be accommodation, basic drinks and food, hunting vehicle, camp staff, skinners, trackers and professional hunter and field preparation of the trophies. Excluded are hunting permits and rifle import license and import duties on guns and ammo, transfer from Tete airport to camp and back, dip and pack of trophies, hotel accommodation before and after the hunt if applicable and tips for staff.
15) Trophy/Custom Clearance Certificates
Coppersmith Global Logistics specializes in the importation of hunting trophies from around the world and they've donated two (2) $500.00 U.S. Customs clearance certificates. They have offices in nine major U.S. cities and states. "Tell us where your trophies are and we'll get them home to you". Winning bidder simply contact Coppersmith prior to importation, supply certificate(s) for validation and complete necessary U.S. Customs power of attorney.
16) Newfoundland Black Bear
Mark Pike of Ironbound Outfitters is donating a 6 day black bear hunt for 1 hunter. Method of take: hunter’s choice. This is a lodge based hunt and includes license, very comfortable accommodations, home cooked meals, guide, field skinning and caping of trophy. Second bear available. Arrival point is Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Newfoundland has some of the largest black bears in North America. Mature bears will average 275 to 350 lbs. Mark’s clients have taken bear up to 570 lbs. on his areas. Mark and his staff start baiting sites in early spring and begin hunting within three weeks. By hosting a very limited number of hunters each year and offering many active bait sites, bow stands and ground blinds, they experience a very high success rate with great trophy potentials. Hunt to be taken this year. Please visit their website for more info.
17) SCI Banquet VIP Evening
Central Ohio SCI Chapter is offering an exclusive VIP experience to our annual 2020 Central Ohio SCI chapter banquet. This donation includes a VIP table (10 tickets) front and center during the live auction with private waiter and open bar for the entire evening. Also included are general raffle tickets worth $500 and 5 gun raffle tickets ($100 value). Additionally, a Henry Big Boy 45.70 cal (custom engraved) and one room for two people the night of the banquet.
18) Ohio Whitetail Hunt for Two Hunters
Our friends at Briarwood in Bellefontaine, Ohio have generously donated a 3 day, 4 night hunt for two Northeastern Whitetail deer. Included are daily fees for 2 hunters ($2000 Value), and a $2000 credit toward the harvest of two trophy whitetails ($1000 each), lodging, meals, beverages, professional guide, and transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist. Method of take is hunter's choice. Briarwood is located 45 minutes Northwest of Columbus, Ohio. Hunt to be taken per available dates, September 15 - December 19, 2019 or 2020. Taxidermy/shipping of freight are not included but can be arranged.
While hunting at Briarwood, you'll also have access to Ohio's best fishing. Try your luck in one of their eleven lakes for largemouth bass, blue gill and perch, or cast a fly in one of their many streams for trophy Rainbow, Brook, Brown and Golden Trout. Please visit Chris Daniels and his staff at the Briarwood booth this evening. Also, check out their fine website at:
19) Pheasant Hunt at the Van Darby Club
This will be a 10 bird pheasant hunt for up to 3 hunters at The Van Darby Club north of Mechanicsburg. Hunt can be videotaped by the host and will include transportation from Columbus, a guide, one of the club's dogs (winning bidder may use own dog) a gourmet lunch and libations after the hunt. Additional pheasants and/or Hungarian partridges can be added for a nominal fee. Hunt may be taken in the 2019-2020 season, October through March.
Hosted by Tim McKelvey. Email Tim12Gauge@insight.rr.comany for additional information.
20) Springbuck Grand Slam All Inclusive Safari
Makhulu Game Lodge and Safari is donating a 10 day all inclusive hunting safari for two hunters and two non-hunters (4 guests total). This donation includes (1) White Springbuck, (1) Copper Springbuck, (1) Black Springbuck and (1) Common Springbuck, to be shared between the two hunters. At least 5 additional animals from the pricelist to be hunted. There will be sightseeing with 2 options to choose from: Kimberley Open Mine or Vaalharts Irregation (largest in Southern Hemisphere). Hunt to be taken in 2019 or 2020. Included with this hunt are luxury accommodations, meals and beverages, transportation to and from Kimberley Airport and daily laundry service. Not included are taxidermy, travel and lodging before and after safari, trophy fees, dipping and packing fees, rifle permit and rental, $12 hunting license fee and all air charters. Safari may be upgraded by adding days, additional species and hunters (please see current price list). Visit their website at:
21) New Zealand Hunt
Chris and Peg Bilkey of Track and Trail Safaris are once again donating a great 5 day rifle hunt, for 1 hunter (1 X 1) hunting a giant Red Stag up to 320 SCI. This package Includes: all meals "homestyle", lodging, guide, field prep, and pickup and drop at Christ Church Airport. Hunt dates; March-August, 2019 or 2020. Additional hunter and/or non-hunter welcome for $550 and $250 (respectively) per day. Members of our chapter have hunted with Chris and Peg and speak very highly of their hunting experiences, breathtaking scenery, the warm hospitality and the one-on-one attention extended. Trophy can be up graded to bigger stag and additional game is available per current price list. No need for a lot of "hype" on this auction item, simply visit their website at:
22) Cabo San Lucas-Baja Mexico: Private Resort
7 DAY/6 NIGHTS FOR 2: Hacienda Cerritos is a very private luxury boutique hotel located on an ocean front bluff with a beach that’s recognized as the best in Cabo; world renown for exceptional surfing. Enjoy the beach, their amazing pool or just sit back and relax. Very safe area with restaurant and bar on premises or drive 7 miles down the beach to a 5 Star Supper Club. Hacienda Cerritos offers the ultimate relaxing warm weather get-away. Winner to call 858-551-8852 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Check their website at: www.haciendacerritos.com
23) West Texas Waterfowl, Sandhill Crane and Upland Hunt
Safari Unlimited is offering a 3 day/3 night hunt for Sandhill Crane, Lesser Canadians, Cinnamon Teal and even Wild Pheasant. Come explore thousands of acres of beautiful west Texas. This deluxe package includes lodging in a 4 star hotel and all meals and beverages. Transportation during the hunt is also included. License ($85) and transportation to the lodge is not included. Hunt to be taken November - January 2019,2020. Winning bidder to contact Karli Dawson at SafariGuideKarli@gmail.com
24) Arizona Mule Deer Hunt
Steve Ward of Ward's Outfitters is donating a 5 Day Mule Deer Rifle Hunt in Southern Arizona. Hunt to be taken in October-December, 2019 and includes: lodging, meals, 2 X 1 guide and transportation in the field Arrival/departure point is Tucson. Bear may be added @ $2500. Not included: AZ. license/tag @ $383.00. Winning bidder must bring second hunter paying the $5000.00 normal booking fee. Visit Steve's impressive website at:
25) Taxidermy – Full Body Mount
Brian Drake of Drake's Wildlife Studio in Lockbourne (Columbus) is once again donating a full body mount of a Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Antelope or any African animal of like dimension. Good for 2019. Brian is a "hands on" owner specializing in all types of North American and African game and has received numerous State and National awards. He is recognized as one of the finest taxidermists in Ohio for the past 21 years and also why a number of chapter members choose Brian to do their trophies. You can also visit his well-done website at:
26) South Dakota Pheasant Hunt for Two
Pheasant City Lodge is donating a 2 day/ 2 night all inclusive Pheasant hunt for two. May bring observers at current list price. Contact outfitter for details. Included are all you can eat home cooked meals, trap shooting, field/ trap ammo with transportation in the field and seasoned guides and well trained pointing and flushing dogs. Bird cleaning and processing and freezing are included. Three birds per hunter. Extra birds are available on preserve ground. Trip to be taken September 15-January 31, 2019,2020. Please visit Pheasant City Lodge's website at:
27) Fishing Trip: 3 Days/2 Nights for Up To 8 People at Briarwood Sporting Club
Come see why Briarwood has been Ohio's best kept secret for the past 40 years. Their trout streams offer some of the finest fly fishing in the country for Rainbow, Brook, Brown, and Golden Trout. Includes exclusive overnight accommodations at the Briarwood Lodge, located on Briarwood Lake which abounds with Largemouth Bass and Bluegill. The Lodge sleeps eight; 4 bedrooms (2 queens and 4 twins), 2 full bathrooms and is furnished with DirecTV satellite, modern kitchen, massive stone fireplace, large deck with grill, recreation equipment and two boats. With over 475 acres covered with numerous lakes and trout streams, Briarwood is considered to be the largest private fishing resort east of the Mississippi.
Certificate good for one year from date of purchase and is for exclusive use of the Briarwood Lodge from Sunday-Thursday. (Friday and Saturday night bookings are not available) Food /beverages not included. Stop by the Briarwood booth this evening and also be sure to visit Briarwood's most impressive website at:
28) Kuvhima Safaris – South Africa
Andre Stewart, Ph, is offering a 12 day/10 full days of hunting for 2 hunters, plus a trophy credit of $3000. This is an all inclusive hunt in the Limpopo Province of S. Africa and includes pick-up and delivery to Johannesburg Airport, accommodations in their luxury Safari lodge, all meals and drinks, services of an experienced Professional Hunter and tracker, field prep of trophies and laundry service. Method of take is hunter's choice. Non-hunters/observers are welcome at a special rate of $150 per day. Children under 13 years of age are welcome free of charge. Hunt to be scheduled in either 2019, 2020 or 2021. Please visit Kuvhima's Professional Hunter, Hannes Van Rooyen at their booth this evening. Also check out their extremely well done website at:
Great FAQ (frequently asked questions) section!
29) Walnut Cedar Lined Chest
This handmade chest is crafted of solid walnut and cedar lining. It measures 20" high x 49" wide and 24" deep. The top is finished with cushioned seats covered with rich chocolate color dyed elephant leather. This fine chest will make a beautiful addition to any room in the house and is sure to be a conversation piece! Thanks to Legends Taxidermy for this wonderful piece.
30) Blackwing Sporting Clay Shoot Package
Rex Gore of Black Wing Shooting Center in Delaware has kindly donated a round of sporting clays for 2, shot shells and gun rental. Along with this comes your instructor Joe King for the round to help improve your game. This donation also includes a concealed carry class and a brand new SIG p238 in .380acp. You can check out this concealed carry piece at the banquet and you can visit Black Wing at:
Winning bidder needs to call and register for this course in advance.
31) Newfoundland Black Bear Hunt
Barb Genge at Tuckamore Lodge has once again offered a very fine black bear hunt in Area 40, Main Brook, Newfoundland. This is a 6 day, Sunday to Sunday hunt for 1 hunter, to be taken July 1st - 8th or July 8th - 15th, 2019 or 2020. Hunter to call ASAP to reserve a 2019 date. Includes 4 Star lodging, gourmet meals, 1 X 1 guide, field prep of game and pickup at either the Deer Lake or the St. Anthony airport. Hunter's choice: Rifle, Muzzleloader or bow. Not included: Bear tag at $150 available for purchase at the Lodge. Winning bidder must bring additional hunter at $2950. The Tuckamore Lodge is located on Newfoundland's scenic Northern Peninsula and a number of our chapter members have enjoyed the hospitality and great hunting extended by Barb and her staff. This hunt has been a great hunter/spouse trip. Visit:
32) Belize Island Paradise for Two (Fishing & Diving)
Welcome to an adventure of a lifetime. Your journey begins with your arrival on Sunday in Placencia, Belize. Explore the town and beach with dinner on your own and lodging provided in one of the quaint local Inns. Monday morning it's off to your own remote island 36 miles off shore on the edge of the continental shelf. You will fish your way to the island catching the day's dinner in route. For the next 4 nights your home will be on a one acre pristine island with palm trees, hammocks, beautiful stone/coral bungalows and the best diving and fishing to be found anywhere. You may choose to fish every day or dive every day or a combination of both. All are included not to mention just the amazing snorkeling right next to your bungalow. With only 5 bungalows no worries about crowds, the capacity island guest population is about 10. The food is second to none with fresh seafood that you catch and local favorites-Like barracuda in coconut milk w/fresh lime. You can always catch and release giant Sharks, drop deep for the massive swordfish that lurk at incredible depths or catch the huge snappers and groupers that lay on the reefs edges. Troll for tuna that follow the whale sharks and have your go at the massive amounts of aggressive barracuda that patrol the shallow water flats. Chase the Bonefish as they crowd in giant schools on the flats. Learn to dive with the certified Dive masters, or just snorkel in crystal clear shallows. This island paradise trip wraps up on Friday with your trip back across 36 miles of calm Caribbean waters. Included in this package is: 6 days 5 nights for two on the island 1 day and 1 night in Placencia (2019, 2020). Airport pick-up, lodging, food, local beers and rum on the Island, water and soft beverages, guides & boats, dive and snorkel equipment, air tanks, and tackle, instruction by Dive masters also included. Not included: Airfare to Placencia, Friday overnight stay in in Placencia (1st day), tips to guides and staff. For more information on this great trip please visit the Safari Unlimited web site at:
33) Pork Slam with Ted Nugent – Michigan
The "Motor City Madman" and legendary rocker, Ted Nugent, is donating a 2 day Wild Russian Boar or ram hunt for 1 hunter on his 300 + acre private ranch, Sunrize Safari Acres, outside Jackson, Michigan. (approx. 70 miles west of Detroit) Method of take; rifle, bow or handgun, your choice. Hunter may be accompanied by one guest at no charge.
This is a Friday/Saturday hunt with Ted joining you on Saturday. Includes lunch both days and guides, who will also field dress your game (skinning and quartering available at $50.) Second animal, either a boar or ram is available for $750.
Winning bidder is responsible for his/her own evening meals and 2 night accommodations (plenty of hotels available in Jackson at I-94 interchange).
This will definitely be a weekend to remember! Visit Ted's site at:
34) Zulu Nyala Photo Safari
A big "Thank You" goes out to Trevor Shaw, owner of Zulu Nyala for offering this most popular South African photo safari to our chapter the past 12 years. This donation is a six day, six night adventure for 2 people at the Zulu Nyala private game reserve. You can choose to either stay at their Heritage Safari lodge or their Hemingway style Luxury Tents at the Heritage Safari Lodge. Included will be: 6 nights lodging, three meals per day prepared by the finest International chefs, 2 daily game viewing activities guided by your own professional game ranger in open safari vehicles. This Zulu Nyala reserve is nestled in one of Africa's richest conservation areas and is home to majestic elephants, giraffes, white rhinos, Cape buffalo, leopard, abundant plains game and over 400 species of bird life. You'll definitely have many opportunities to take extraordinary photographs while enjoying some of the finest views Africa has to offer. Additional activities and available side trips are too numerous to mention. If you've always wanted to go on an African camera safari, this is the one. Valid two years from date of purchase.
35) Zimbabwe Walking/Hiking Safari
Thaba Mmoyo Safaris is donating a three day walking/hiking safari for two people in the Malapati communal area in Eastern low veld of Zimbabwe adjacent to Gona-Re-Zhou National park on the banks of the Nuanedzi river. During this safari you will see elephant, buffalo and other wildlife on foot and not from the safety of a vehicle. Enjoy evenings arnd the campfire with the grunting of Hippos or spine chilling giggle of Hyenas in the background. This is an experience unlike any other and completely different than sitting from the back of a safari truck. One day can be spent visiting Gona-Re-Zhou National park to see the Red Cliffs or the majestic Baobab forests. Accommodations are in the rustic but comfortable tented camp on the banks of Masukwe dam. Total safari days are three and duration of trip is 5 days including arrival and departure which is not included. Included is transportation to and from Polokwane airport. Zimbabwean visa is required at $30 per person (not included) This trip may be upgraded to a elephant, buffalo, hippo, plainsgame or spotted hyena hunt per current list price. For more information please visit:
36) South African Safari
Ubathi South Africa is donating a South African Safari for 4 hunters. Come to South Africa for 10 days and 9 nights. This hunt will take place in Limpopo, South Africa OR Northern Cape. A $500 credit will be applied to each hunter. An additional $1,000 credit will apply when 4 or more animals are taken from the pricelist. We will also offer one Nyala bull at NO COST to one hunter who purchases this donation. Your stay will include luxurious accommodations with en-suite bathrooms, daily service with daily laundry service. Transportation while hunting and to and from Johannesburg airport ($600 value) will be provided as well as a licensed professional hunter, tracker, and skinner. Cost of airfare and trophies (hunted per hunters choice) not included. There is an abundance of animal at Ubathi safari and you will see multiple species each day. You will easily be able to hunt the requested species in 10 days time. Additional hunters may be included at the discounted rate of $250 per day and non hunters are welcomed at $150.00 USD per person per day. Visit and learn more about Ubathi South Africa at:
37) Madrid Spain Big Game Hunt
Hunt with Giuseppe Carrizosa, SCI's 2009 International Hunter of the Year is donating a 3 day, hunt in Spain for one hunter. Included in this donation: One trophy fee to choose between Iberian Red Deer, Iberian Mouflon Sheep, European Fallow Deer, European Roe Deer or Balearean Boc, reception at Madrid’s Int’l Airport including assistance at gun clearance and gun permit fees, full board top class accommodations plus all land transportation for one hunter up to 3 days, professional hunter plus local game keepers that will scout the area before hunter gets there. Hunter may upgrade to include hunting days at current list price as well as additional game. Hunter is responsible for the hunting insurance ($95), hunting license ($295/State) and 21% V.A.T. on total hunt value. Accommodations will be at El Castañar, hunting lodge, while hunting in the Toledo Mts. This property has been owned by the same family since the 15th century, and has hosted the Spanish Royal family hunts for generations. In other mountain ranges you will stay at the nicest hotels close to the hunting areas and enjoy the finest restaurants where traditional cuisine is spectacular. Cantabrian Chamois may only be found in Spain. Besides top class accommodations, you will enjoy breathtaking sceneries, tourism, wonderful shopping and sightseeing. You will stay at the best hotels close to the hunting areas and enjoy the finest restaurants where traditional cuisine is spectacular. Giuseppe encourages you to bring your spouse, as this unforgettable experience is as enjoyable for the hunter as it is for the companion. This hunt is good for 2019 and 2020.
For the past fourteen years no other Spanish outfitter's clients have consistently taken more high scoring SCI trophy animals and with 100% success rates. His list of satisfied clients is both extensive and impressive. Central Ohio SCI members Page Mays and Wayne Farnsworth have both hunted with Giuseppe as have Steve Hornady (5 hunts), three former SCI Presidents and many others.
Visit the website at:
38) Lake Erie Walleye Fishing Charter
Capt. Eddie Volan is offering a second Lake Erie outing for our auction. This one's a 5 person walleye charter that includes bait, ice, and tackle for an 8 hour charter or limit. Please scroll up and view auction item #7 to read all of Eddie's particulars. Same conditions will apply to this charter. No children under 12 years of age please. We've all heard that Lake Erie is the Walleye Capital of the world, but Eddie will tell you, "They got it all wrong because Lake Erie is actually the Walleye Capital of the Universe!" To be taken April 19-September 10, 2019.
39) Wolf Hunt in Macedonia
Aleksander Belanic from Safari Art is donating a 6 night (3 hunting nights, 2 tourism days) wolf hunt in Macedonia for 2 hunters or 1 hunter and 1 observer. Best period, November to March 2019 or 2020. Wolf hunting in Macedonia is the highest possible guarantee hunt due to extremely high concentration of wolves. Hunt will be done from blinds in the night. During your stay visit the city of Skopje, the house of Mother Teresa and Roman fortresses, etc. Continue with a transfer to Stobi, a famous archeological locality and a visit to its local winery. Included in the hunt is assistance for settlement of customs formalities at Skopje airport upon arrival and departure, use of 4x4 vehicle during the stay (2 hunters, one vehicle, rental fee not included), lodging and full board in 3 to 4 star hotels or hunting lodges, assistance of professional hunter and local game keepers, field preparation of trophies. Not included is wolf trophy fee ($2500), rifle rental with ammo ($150), VAT 18%, hunting license ($100). Additional animals (mouflon sheep, fallow deer and many more) can be taken at current price list. For more information, visit their website:
40) Experience Wild Belize for Two
You will stay at the beautiful and unique Cotton Tree Lodge which has been Featured on the cover of National Geographic Traveler. Step into the world of the Maya and explore untouched rivers and jungles for a once in a lifetime experience. Tour the rainforest and awaken your senses to the sounds of exotic birds and wildlife. Rope swing from trees along the Moho River or paddle upstream in a wooden dugout canoe or kayak. Go fishing or horseback riding in the jungle or maybe visit the many Mayan ruins in the area. Take a 30 foot jump from a waterfall in the morning and make your own chocolate bars in the afternoon. Visit the small town of Punta Gorda on Market day and see the vast array of local fruits, vegetables and fish. The lodge is totally off the grid, using mainly solar power. They raise fresh crops, harvest local wild fruits, and even tend their own flocks of chicken, goats and cattle. Your cabanas are nested 16 feet above the ground and perched along the slow moving Moho River. After you have enjoyed an evening gourmet meal prepared by our chef fall asleep to the sounds of the howler monkeys and the sound of the jungle. This and more awaits you. This amazing 8 day / 7 night package for 2 people can be taken in 2019 or 2020 and includes all meals, tours, local beer and rum. For more information visit Safari Unlimited website at:
41) A Day at the Range
Chapter President, Mark Wehinger, is once again donating an action packed day of shooting at the Black Wing Shooting Center.
The high bidder and three adult guests will meet Mark for breakfast and then head to Black Wing where he'll introduce you to eight or nine of his "little friends". (AKA: machine guns) Shooting will commence and everyone will have plenty of opportunities to shoot 'em all. Then, enjoy a round of sporting clays, a catered lunch and an afternoon of clay bird activities on their trap and skeet fields. Finally, cap the day off over a few cool ones and share some tall tales.
Note: A number of banquet guests and chapter members have enjoyed Mark's fully automatic outings and will tell you...
"This is guaranteed to be a day you'll long remember! It's an absolute blast!"Shoot to be scheduled on a mutually convenient date in 2019.
42) Montana Trout Float Fishing
Iron Wheel Guest Ranch has donated a 3 night stay and 2 days of float fishing in Montana for two. You spend the days floating the Big Hole or Jefferson Rivers fishing for big rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. This trip is to be scheduled May through August of 2019. All meals and transportation from Iron Wheel Guest Ranch are included. Extra anglers can be added at list price. Package excludes a $35 license and transport for 2 from Butte Airport to ranch $25. Visit the Iron Wheel website to review their many offerings at:
43) New Zealand Big Game Hunt for Three
New Zealand Horn & Antler Safaris would like to extend a warm invitation for 3 hunters to travel to South Island of New Zealand on a 10 day, 1x1 guided hunt for one Red Stag to 370, one Bull Tahr, one Alpine Chamois. Available dates are May - July 2019 or 2020. The Bull Tahr and Alpine Chamois hunts are free range spot and stalk for the best available. Accommodations for this hunt are spike camp and top quality hunting gear will be supplied. Access to hunting area is via helicopter. Red Stag hunts are on a fair chase high fence private hunting estate. Hunters may upgrade to higher scoring Red Stag and other trophies like fallow buck etc. Contact outfitter for current list price. Included in this donation are lodge and spike camp accommodations, meals, 1x1 guide services, trophy fee for one donated specie listed per hunter and field prep. Hunt taken in 2019 or 2020. Not included are before and after hunt expenses, cost of helicopter flying time, firearm permit, dipping, packing/shipping of trophies and gratuities. Additional hunters are welcome for $500 per day. Non-hunters are also welcome and can partake in endless touring options with their very own tour guide.
Contact outfitter for additional info and visit www.hornandantler.com for more info.
44) Original Artwork
Noted Ohio artist and longtime SCI supporter, William, "Bill" John, Jr., is donating an exceptionally well done acrylic painting of a giraffe titled "A Glance from High Above". Although limited numbers of this 18" X 24" painting will soon be available, this is your opportunity to own the original painting. Please visit Bill's booth during the banquet and also view some of his unbelievable creations on his website at:
45) NFA (National Firearms Act) Trust
The Gun Lawyer is donating this unique service to one lucky member. Despite popular misconceptions, it is legal to own automatic weapons, suppressors, short-barreled rifles and shotguns, and many other kinds of exotic weaponry! Let the Gun Lawyer assist with the process of creating an NFA Firearms Trust.
"We generally recommend that our clients create a special firearms trust to hold their federally regulated firearms. Let us walk you through the process of creating and funding the trust, registering the trust with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and acquiring the weapons you want from a licensed dealer. Additionally, firearms owners with exceptionally large collections, with or without federally regulated firearms, may benefit from a firearms trust. As an additional service, we will review your estate plan and make sure that your firearms collection will pass to your intended beneficiaries smoothly, and without undue government involvement upon your death."
For more information on the priceless donation check out the Gun Lawyer site at:
46) Salmon Fishing Trip – Alaska
Longtime SCI supporter, the McDougall Lodge, is donating a 6 day/5 night remote Alaska fishing trip for one angler at their historic lodge on Lake Creek. (approx. 65 miles NW of Anchorage) This trip to be taken June into September, 2019 or 2020. Winning bidder to bring a second angler at a reduced price of $4,290. Trip includes floatplane to lodge and back to Anchorage, fully guided fishing w/tackle, rods and reels, great lodging, meals and filet, freeze and vacuum package your fish for transport. Not included: Fishing license and King Salmon stamp, airfare to Anchorage, or gratuities. Deeper discounts may apply for larger groups. You can view their very informative website at:
47) 4 Person Dove Hunt – Argentina
Marcelo Gil of MG Hunting is donating a 2 day, 4 person high volume dove hunt in Cordoba, Argentina. This is a fantastic trip to experience and is to be taken in 2019 or 2020. It includes 5 star accommodations , all meals, drinks (including alcoholic) and all transfers. Pigeons over decoys may be added. Extra hunting days may also be requested at $500.00 per day and observers may be added at $200 per day. A staff member from MG will meet you upon your arrival in Cordoba and assist you with any and all paperwork and transfers. Gun rental is available if you prefer but not required. Visit MG's fine website at:
48) 3 Species Hunt for Two – Mexico
Alfredo Lamadrid of Balam Outfitters, invites you to Campeche, Mexico for a 7 day, 1x1 guided hunt for two hunters, with three species for each hunter. Schedule this hunt with the outfitter for open dates March 15th-May 30th 2019 OR 2020. No alternative dates are available. Hunters will have their choice of three of the following species: Red Brocket Deer, Gray Brocket Deer, Collared Peccary, Agouti, Paca, Coati, Ocellated Turkey, Great Curassow, Crested Guan, Chachalaca and Perdiz. Included are accommodations, meals, and trophy fees for three species for each hunter, packaging, and field prep. Additional hunters are welcome for $4500; observers are $1500. Not included are Landowner fee ($1400/hunter), License ($350/hunter), tags ($200 each animal), before / after hunt expenses and gratuities. Additional game can be added per outfitter's current price list. Firearms can be rented from the outfitter at $150 for the week. Arrival and departure point is Campeche. For more information visit Balam Outfitters Company website at:
49) Ohio Muskie Fishing Adventure
Former Chapter President Greg Rustemeyer would like to host a day of Muskie fishing for two anglers at one of his most productive lakes. Greg will supply all that's needed in the way of boat, poles, gear, munchies, drinks, a wealth of knowledge and a real fishing experience. FYI: Greg has landed some of the largest Muskies recorded within a 500 mile radius of Columbus. A day on the water with him will be a real learning experience. This fishing trip would also be a great gift for any serious angler.
50) Wool and Fur Cape
Beautiful wool, fox and leather fringe cape by La Fiorenrina. Donated by Minka’s Furs & Jewelry. Located in the shops at Worthington Place. 7227 North High Street, Worthington, OH 43085.www.minkasfurs.com
Raffles for 2019
Doors open at 3:00 PM.
For a complete program of events, please visit the Fundraiser page.
Two Early Bird Drawings
Drawing #1: Guests arriving between 3:00 and 4:00 PM will be entered into a drawing at 4:00.
Drawing #2: Guests arriving between 4:00 and 5:00 and the remaining early bird entries will be entered into a drawing for a [TBD] at 5:00.
5 Gun Hunter's Package
(5 Winning tickets will be chosen)
Ticket prices: $20 each – or 4 for $50 – or 10 for $100
- Browning BL-22 – 22LR
- Kimber Select – 7mm Rem Mag
- Kel-tec KSG – 12g
- CZ American Safari – 458 Lott
- Henry Golden Boy – 22LR
Note: The tickets for the raffle mentioned above will also be sold at the banquet and all ticket drawings will be held that evening*.
An excellent selection of quality guns* will be available. Stop by the Gun Raffle table to see all the guns on offer.
Silent Auction for 2019
Come and browse through over 100 quality items* that will be available!
More Information About the Fundraiser
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