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Have your own snowshoes? Have you had any adventures yet? Join Katherine on February 16th at 10am for a guided snowshoe of YCFGA property. We will be snowshoeing about 1-2 miles, with anticipated completion time of 1-2 hours. This event is free and open to the public. The group will meet inside Stickney lodge for an introduction to YCFGA and a short briefing. We will have coffee, hot chocolate and donuts on sale that day as well!

Please note that you will need to supply your own gear. Snowshoes required, trekking poles recommended. Remember to layer your clothing for the weather and be prepared. Because this is our first snowshoe event, we ask that you leave your furry companions(dogs) at home, the exception being service dogs.

We reserve the right to postpone this event based on weather conditions.
Any questions on this event can be directed to Katherine via Messenger or emailing katierstover@gmail.com.

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A Membership Chairperson  We are seeking a new member to chair our Membership Committee as our present chairman (Dan Strycharz) has asked to be replaced after 3 years so he may consider other active roles in YCFGA. Dan will continue as chairman through the present renewal period and will mentor the incoming chair-person as much as needed, all current records and processes will be explained and transitioned to the new chair-person. This can easily be a multiple person position, depending how the new chair-person wants to handle this position. Time commitment is generally a few hours per month, but more during renewal season (Oct-Jan). You can review the By-Laws for specifics on membership activities or contact Dan (dstrycharz@roadrunner.com, or 207-351-6314) for more information. A great opportunity for all members!

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Mark your calendars, our 3rd Annual “Kids’ Only” Ice Fishing Derby is being planned for Saturday January 26, 2019, 7:30am–11:30am at our own Round Pond & Stickney Lodge. This is a FREE event for children under 16. Prizes will be awarded for a number of different categories, food will be available from our Entertainment Committee. Also, we’re asking all of our members to consider helping with prizes. Please consider donating a jigging rod or other fishing items (ice or fresh water) for this upcoming ice fishing derby. Feel free to drop them off at the President’s Club during Sunday Shoots, or at our December monthly meeting. FYI contact Marc Gilbert at gilbertphvac@gmail.com or 207-423-5177. Thanks in advance! 

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We have teamed up with Paul Roy to offer a beginners fly tying course. The course will run from February 5th through March 5th meeting on five Tuesday evenings at either the YCFGA lodge or Presidents club. The course will provide you with basic fly tying skills, a tying vise and tools that will be yours to keep, and enough fly tying material for the duration of the course. The cost is $85.00 per person and is open to members & nonmembers. Space is limited. Registration and payment is required by December 25th.  For class registration or more information contact Marc Gilbert at 207-423-5177  or  gilbertphvac@gmail.com

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