2024 Local Auction Items

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1- LUCKY DECANTER DRAWING FOR A Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle

1- LUCKY DECANTER DRAWING FOR A Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle

West MI Bowhunters Decanter Drawing: This used to be the hat drawing, but we all own far too many hats! Highest Bidder wins a special issue West MI Bowhunters Decanter (750 ml BenShot Broadhead Glass). There will only be (12) of these Decanters issued. One lucky Decanter owner will be the winner of a “Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle”. These rifles are in short supply and currently, orders are at least a one-year wait. Inspired from the Old West with a brass frame this rifle is as beautiful as it is functional. This straight-walled cartridge is a real performer. Combined with the legendary Henry rifle it makes this a very special firearm. One to be used as well as admired. This is a one in twelve chance of winning. You could WIN! Better do your best to get your hands on one of these special decanters to dispense your grandpa’s cough medicine in style!        

Value $1,200

 

2- 200 CLAY PIGEON SHOT ON 5-STAND COURSE

2- 200 CLAY PIGEON SHOT ON 5-STAND COURSE

Haymarsh Hunt Club (Repeat Donor): Has donated a 200 clay pigeon shoot on their 5-stand course. Come enjoy their 8 enclosed thrower stations which will take you and up to 7 of your friends! Buy this and bid on the Haymarsh’s bird hunt later in this auction!! This will make a great and fun day for families and friends!! Just a short drive from the Grand Rapids area. The Haymarsh Hunt Club is located in Morley, MI.

Phone: 989-352-7050
www.haymarsh.com

Value: $150
Thank You for this 100% Donation

3- 5 HOUR | 1/2 DAY SALMON FISHING TRIP

3- 5 HOUR | 1/2 DAY SALMON FISHING TRIP

Dutchman Charter Service (Repeat Donor): Captain Josh Haverkamp, has donated a Salmon fishing trip aboard the “Hitman” on Lake Ml. This 5 hour | 1/2 day sport fishing charter is for 4 anglers.

Trip will take place out of Grand Haven, Ml. Weekday trip only. May – Sept 2024. Enjoy a Great time on the water.

Phone: 616-292-1069
HitManFishingCharters.com

Value $750

 

4- TWO SEPARATE $250 TAXIDERMY GIFT CERTIFICATES

4- TWO SEPARATE $250 TAXIDERMY GIFT CERTIFICATES

Nabers Taxidermy (Repeat Donor): Jim Naber has donated two $250 gift certificates (auctioned separately) towards taxidermy work of your choice at Nabers Taxidermy Studio. The extremely skilled team at Naber’s taxidermy are experts at portraying your wildlife in it’s natural form since 1984. Having handled animals from around the world, let Naber’s provide the quality mount your trophy deserves.

Phone: 616-455-2880
NabersTaxidermy.com

Value $250 (each)

 

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5- ONE DAY YOUTH HUNT for ONE or TWO HUNTERS

5- ONE DAY YOUTH HUNT for ONE or TWO HUNTERS

The Rick Sietsema Youth Hunt (Repeat Donor): Rick has donated a 1-day Youth Hunt (16 yrs or younger) for One or Two hunters. Hunt will take place during the Youth Hunt in 2024. This is a private land hunt in Allendale Ml. Youth Hunter(s) will be eligible to take one Whitetail Deer Buck if one hunter, or with two hunters, 2 Does.

A Gun or Bow may be used. This is a managed piece of property and the opportunity to harvest a deer is very good. The youth hunter(s) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If additional assistance is needed, please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate. This is a very special opportunity for a young hunter for a real trophy.

Phone: 616-915-0488

Value: Absolutely Priceless
Thank You for this 100% Donation

6- SALMON FISHING TRIP ON LAKE MICHIGAN UP TO 6 ANGLERS

6- SALMON FISHING TRIP ON LAKE MICHIGAN UP TO 6 ANGLERS

X-Stream Charters (Repeat Donor): Aaron Nykamp, has donated a Salmon fishing trip on Lake Michigan. The Charter will take place out of Grand Haven harbor. This is 5-hour (1/2 day) weekday fishing trip for up to 6 anglers. May – Sept 2024. Here’s your chance to have a great time fishing on Lake Michigan!

Phone: 616-293-3726
E-Mail: aaron@ceexcavating.net

Value: $750

 

7- 300 POUND WHOLE PIG

7- 300 POUND WHOLE PIG

Sietsema Farms (Repeat Donor): Donated a 300# whole Pig. Cut and wrapped.

Value: $400
Thank You for this 100% Donation

  

8- LUCKY DECANTER DRAWING FOR A Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle

8- LUCKY DECANTER DRAWING FOR A Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle

West MI Bowhunters Decanter Drawing: This used to be the hat drawing, but we all own far too many hats! Highest Bidder wins a special issue West MI Bowhunters Decanter (750 ml BenShot Broadhead Glass). There will only be (12) of these Decanters issued. One lucky Decanter owner will be the winner of a “Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle”. These rifles are in short supply and currently, orders are at least a one-year wait. Inspired from the Old West with a brass frame this rifle is as beautiful as it is functional. This straight-walled cartridge is a real performer. Combined with the legendary Henry rifle it makes this a very special firearm. One to be used as well as admired. This is a one in twelve chance of winning. You could WIN! Better do your best to get your hands on one of these special decanters to dispense your grandpa’s cough medicine in style!  

Value $1,200

 

9- HALF DAY 12 BIRD PHEASANT HUNT FOR 4 HUNTERS

9- HALF DAY 12 BIRD PHEASANT HUNT FOR 4 HUNTERS

Haymarsh Hunt Club (Repeat Donor): Has donated a 1/2-day 12-bird Pheasant Hunt for 4 hunters. The hunt is self-guided. Additional hunters are welcome, with the purchase of additional birds.

Guides and dogs are available for a fee. The season runs from Aug 15, 2024 to March 30, 2025. Here’s your chance to enjoy a day afield chasing pheasants. Just a short drive from the Grand Rapids area. The Haymarsh Hunt Club is located in Morley, Ml.

Phone: 989-352-7050
Haymarsh.com

Value $500
Thank You for this 100% Donation

10- LAKE MICHIGAN SALMON & TROUT FISHING TRIP

10- LAKE MICHIGAN SALMON & TROUT FISHING TRIP

Outdoorsmen Charter Services (Repeat Donor): Josh Smith Has donated a 7-hour fishing trip for 4 anglers on Lake Michigan for Salmon and Trout. This trip will take place out of South Haven or Holland depending on the date of the trip. Enjoy a great time on the water with one of the premier charter captains in Western Michigan.

Phone: 616-209-5234
or Cell: 616-795-3431

www.outdoorsmencharters.com 

Value $900
Thank You for this 100% Donation

 

 

11- HIGH QUALITY TAXIDERMY GIFT CERTIFICATE

11- HIGH QUALITY TAXIDERMY GIFT CERTIFICATE

Vink’s Taxidermy (Repeat Donor): Rob Vink has donated two $250 gift certificates (auctioned separately) towards taxidermy work of your choice. Rob’s reputation for the highest quality taxidermy work speaks for itself. Let Vink’s Taxidermy provide the quality work your trophy deserves.

Phone (616) 813-6422

www.Vinkstaxidermy.com

Value: $250 each (Auctioned separately)
Thank You for this 100% Donation

12- GRIZZLY 75 QT. COOLER

12- GRIZZLY 75 QT. COOLER

Grizzly 75 Qt Cooler – Special Auction!!! There will be 3 coolers auctioned off separately. Two of them will have something special inside to be announced at the time of the auction.

Grizzly coolers are perfect for any situation when you need to keep things cold. Grizzly coolers are made in the USA and are arguably one of the best coolers out there. Here’s the chance to have one for your very own.

Value: $4 00 (Cooler Only)

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13- WALLEYE CHARTER TRIP

13- WALLEYE CHARTER TRIP

Freedom Charters Walleye Trip: Derek Nykamp (traveling captain) based out of Allendale, Michigan, has donated a 6-hour walleye trip for two anglers for 2024 season. Additional anglers can be added for $50 each. Some of the destinations include Lake Erie, Saginaw Bay, Detroit River, Hardy Dam, Burt Lake, Mullet Lake and the hometown lake – Muskegon but not limited to these areas.

We are very flexible on dates and will accommodate your needs. This is a personalized charter that will supply all equipment and baits – Clean and package the catch at the end of the trip. Any questions feel free to Contact Captain Derek Nykamp.

Phone (616) 723-5964

Value: $650
Thank You for this 100% Donation

 

14- PREMIUM AUTO DETAIL PACKAGE

14- PREMIUM AUTO DETAIL PACKAGE

Supreme Shine Auto Detailing (Repeat Donor): Has donated one Premium Detail Package. This package includes a full detailing of both the interior and exterior of your vehicle.

Make your vehicle look like brand new again.

www.supremeshineautodetailing.com

Value: $300
Thank You for this 100% Donation

15- NEWCOMER WHITETAIL DOE HUNT

15- NEWCOMER WHITETAIL DOE HUNT

Newcomer Deer Hunt (Repeat Donor): Ed DeYoung has donated a doe hunt for a whitetail deer on his property in Pierson, Michigan.

Ideally, we’d like to introduce a newcomer to the sport or anyone who has never successfully harvested a deer (any age). The winning bidder will be taken regardless, of whether they’ve taken a deer before or not. Contact Ed for details.

Phone: 616-293-4835

Value: PRICELESS
Thank You for this 100% Donation

17- LAKE MICHIGAN PRE BIG RED TOURNAMENT FISHING TRIP

17- LAKE MICHIGAN PRE BIG RED TOURNAMENT FISHING TRIP

Outdoorsmen Charter Services (Repeat Donor): Josh Smith has donated a very special opportunity for two anglers. The winning bidder will be joining the Outdoorsmen Pro Team on Lake Michigan for one day of pre-fishing for the Big Red Tournament. The trip will take place the week prior to the tournament (July TBD, 2024). Here’s your chance to fish with the pros and see how tournament fishing is done.

Phone: 616-209-5234
or Cell: 616-795-3431

www.outdoorsmencharters.com 

Value $800
Thank You for this 100% Donation

 

18- LUCKY DECANTER DRAWING FOR A Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle

18- LUCKY DECANTER DRAWING FOR A Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle

West MI Bowhunters Decanter Drawing: This used to be the hat drawing, but we all own far too many hats! Highest Bidder wins a special issue West MI Bowhunters Decanter (750 ml BenShot Broadhead Glass). There will only be (12) of these Decanters issued. One lucky Decanter owner will be the winner of a “Henry 45/70 Golden Boy Rifle”. These rifles are in short supply and currently, orders are at least a one-year wait. Inspired from the Old West with a brass frame this rifle is as beautiful as it is functional. This straight-walled cartridge is a real performer. Combined with the legendary Henry rifle it makes this a very special firearm. One to be used as well as admired. This is a one in twelve chance of winning. You could WIN! Better do your best to get your hands on one of these special decanters to dispense your grandpa’s cough medicine in style!   

Value $1,200

 

19- 6×6 OCTAGON HUNTING BLIND

19- 6×6 OCTAGON HUNTING BLIND

Shadow Hunter has made available a 6×6 Octagon Hunting Blind – Shadow Hunters’ most popular blind is optimized for hunting in all seasons and with any weapon. Three X-Large 34” windows accommodate the crossbow and firearms hunter. Each of the three windows has a shooting rest to help you stay steady for an accurate shot. The four octagon corner windows allow for both vertical bow and gun hunting. The door gun window allows for easy viewing and shooting if needed

Please note: The purchaser (winning bidder) of this item will be responsible for the total cost, with payment in advance, of any shipping, crating, packaging, and insurance associated with delivery of this item from Hudsonville, Michigan. Or pick it up at the same location

Website: www.shadowhunterblinds.com

Value $3,299

     

20- DINNER EVENT AT LEGENDS RANCH

20- DINNER EVENT AT LEGENDS RANCH

Legends Ranch Hunter’s Feast

A Dinner Event for Conservation
On a hunt for an extraordinary fundraising event? Picture an evening at The Wildlife Center at Legends Ranch where unforgettable moments are created. We’re thrilled to invite the SCI West Michigan Bowhunters Chapter to a 2024 or 2025 dining event that’s nothing short of spectacular.

Food, Fun, and Memories!
The package is designed for 20 guests, perfect for 10 couples to enjoy a remarkable event, but may be sold as separate dinners. All tickets must be used on the same day. Additional guests are available for $100 per person. Lodging can also be added at $250 a room with 10 private rooms available.

What’s on the Menu?
A meticulously prepared three-course dinner by our renowned Chef Jason. Your guests will savor a unique culinary creation. Along with paired beverages!! (All Inclusive) Enjoy one of these entrees:

  • App, Spiced Rubbed Grilled Sirloin Steak, dessert
  • Chicken Piccata in Lemon Caper Artichoke Sauce
  • Lake Erie Yellow Perch

Discover and Explore!
Embark on a 45-minute guided tour of The Wildlife Center. It’s an exciting opportunity to explore over 3,000 taxidermy mounts of animals from across the globe. Our dedicated staff will provide insightful information about the diverse species that inhabit our vast ecosystem and the critical role of hunting in conservation. Discover a wide variety of wildlife art from both local and international artists.

Proposed Itinerary
4:30 pm     Arrive at the Wildlife Center at Legends Ranch
5:00 pm   Guided Tour
6:00 pm   Dinner
7:00 pm   Social Hour
9:00 pm   Depart

Value: Absolutely Priceless

21- YOUTH BLACK BEAR HUNT

21- YOUTH BLACK BEAR HUNT

Michigan Youth Black Bear Hunt- Bear Dog Mark is offering a youth Bear hunt in northern Michigan (Lake City) with his fabulous hounds. This hunt will be in the fall of 2024 for a YOUTH hunter. Bear Dog Mark will transfer points to the youth hunter. Hunt to take place with Mark on the first Friday and Saturday of the season. Most likely mid-September 2024. The date is to be determined by the State of Michigan. The chance of a successful hunt is very high. Last season a 496-pound boar was taken by Mark and his crew. Mark’s crew will be on hand for follow-up shots to protect the dogs. The area Mark Bear hunts takes 9 bear points to draw.

This is a wonderful opportunity to take a son or daughter out for the time of their life. This hunt is 100 percent donated. Please remember that we will do all we can to accommodate the winner of this hunt. We might have issues beyond our control. For example private land with no permission or untraversable swamp lands. WMBH will do all it can to help to facilitate this hunt. Keep in mind that the points needed can change from year to year. The accommodations will be at Scott Overwegs cabin just a few miles from the hunting area. A Parent or Guardian must accompany the youth hunter. The hunt is for one hunter and one Parent or Guardian. Must be a Michigan Resident for the Bear Point transfer.

Mark Whisnant Cell Phone: 1 586-805-9123
mandktrucking@att.net

Value: $4000