Maybee Sportsman Club EST. 1953   

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October 2018 Newsletter

A Reminder to all members that there is “NO SMOKING” inside of the club.

There were 31 people present at the September 2018 Membership meeting. Come out and Support YOUR club!

There will be a club work party Sunday October 21st starting at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Please come out to help keep our club looking FIRST CLASS! Members are reminded that they can come out and work anytime to keep the club looking great. You do not have to wait for a work party to help clean up around the club.

Members are asked to please pick up your brass and deposit it in the buckets provided when you are done shooting on the rifle/pistol range. Leaving the brass on the ground creates a hazard for the people mowing!

Members are asked to please use the envelopes provided to pay for range use money. Also note how many rounds and what caliber you shot on the range.

When there is a “scheduled” event on the Rifle/Pistol, Trap, or Archery ranges, the ranges are closed to regular membership use.

ONLY CLUB MEMBERS MAY PURCHASE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. Our liquor license does not allow beer or liquor to be removed from the club grounds (NO ROADIES). Anyone caught removing beer or liquor from the club grounds will face disciplinary action before the board of Directors up to and including dismissal from the club.

  • When you come out to the club for any event, make sure you sign the membership book located inside of the back room of the club. The club by-laws require you as a member to sign the book at least 12 times per year. You agreed to obey the by-laws when you joined the club!

    Please do not write on the club calendar or sign up for events without checking with the event committee chairman or club use chairman first.

  • Gun-A-Day Raffle

                The tickets for the Gun-A-Day raffle are all out. If you have unsold tickets please turn them in so that other members may have a chance to purchase or sell tickets. If you have ticket stubs and money for sold tickets, please turn them in as soon as possible but no later than October 13th.

  • 2nd Annual Steel Pistol Shoot October 20th

    A Steel silhouette pistol shoot will take place on Saturday October 20th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Maybee Sportsman Club. The cost is $10.00 to shoot per round. You may shoot more than one round. One half of the money is payed back as prize money (1st to 5th place). There will be 5 steel stages and 6 targets per stage. Only 6 rounds allowed per stage. Center fire factory pistols or revolvers with iron sights only. No holster required. No steel ammunition. Safety glasses and hearing protection required. Contact Rick Hill @ 419-262-2477 with questions or for more information.

  • *****13th Annual Oktoberfest Dinner October 27th*****

                There will be an Oktoberfest Dinner October 27th starting at 6:00 PM hosted by Dennis & Rebecca Williams.  The cost is $11.00 per dinner.  The menu will be: Beer Brats, Smoked Pork Chops, Sauerkraut, Hot German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage, Spaetzle, Soft German Pretzels and Strudel (cherry and apple).  There will also be German music and dancing (if you wish). Please call Dennis or Rebecca and let them know how many people are going to attend so that they have an idea of how much food to prepare.  This has always been an outstanding dinner.  Contact Dennis Williams @ 734-467-5282 for more information.  Come out and support YOUR club!

    Steak Roast October 13th  

                Marc Gramlich will host the steak roast dinner. Help is needed! Get your work hours in NOW! Roger Neeb hosted the September 8th steak roast.  There were 99 Dinners sold. Thanks to Roger Neeb and all of the other members that helped out with the dinner. Sarah Houpt won the next free dinners. There will be 50 Strip Steaks and 30 T-Bone steaks purchased for the October Steak Roast. New members are required to host or help with a club dinner their first year of membership. If you don’t host or help with a dinner you will not be allowed to renew your membership.

    Deer Rifle Sight In

    There will be a Deer Rifle Sight In held Saturday October 27th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday October 28th from NOON to 5:00 PM. There will also be an additional weekend of Saturday November 3rd from NOON to 5:00 PM and Sunday November 4th from NOON to 5:00 PM. The cost is $5.00 per gun sighted in. Contact Keith Harriman @ 313-903-1694 or Dave Rochon @ 734-461-6090 for more information.


    Varmint Shoot October 6th       

    The next Varmint Shoot will be held October 6th. Sign in from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.  Center fire starts shooting @ 10:00 AM.  Rimfire will follow the Center Fire shoot if there is interest. Contact Keith Harriman @ 313-903-1694 or Dennis Sisung @ 586-206-0149 for more details.

  • One Day CPL Class October 21st    

    There will be a one-day CPL class scheduled to be held October 21st. The cost for these classes is $50.00 for club members and $100.00 for non-members. You will need at least 100 rounds of ball ammunition for the class. NO RELOADS! Check the club website for more information or contact Dennis Williams @ 734-467-5282 to sign up or for more information.

  • 30-3D Shoot September 16th

    A 30-3D shoot was held September 16th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Maybee Sportsman Club. There were 16 Archers that participated in the shoot.

  • Big Buck Contest for 2018

    It’s time to start planning for the 2018 Big Buck Contest. Registration slips are in an envelope on the bulletin board at the club.  We already have two members registered for this year. The rules for this year are: Entry fee is $10.00.  If you are going bow hunting, you MUST enter by October 1st for Archery and November 15th for deer gun. You must enter “BEFORE” you kill your deer (tags will be checked).  The deer must be a legal kill (NO ROAD KILL).  The deer may be taken from any state but must be a whitetail deer.  No deer from game ranches will be accepted. Antlers must be presented at the January Membership meeting for judging “NO EXCEPTIONS”. The antlers will be judged for the number of points and the largest outside spread.  The contest is open to “Club Members Only”.  There will be only one prize and the award will be ½ of the total entry money.

                   To enter, place your entry fee in an envelope. Put your name, the date, and the words “Big Buck Contest” on the outside of the envelope and place the envelope in the safe at the club or give it to a Director or club Officer.

  • MCCC Travel League 2018

    The Maybee Sportsman Club finished in 2nd place in the MCCC Traveling Trap League. Joe Blada won top gun this year in the league.

  • Military Rifle Shoot October 13th

    The Saturday October 13th Military Rifle Shoot is at 5:00 PM. Contact Dennis Sisung @ 586-206-0149 for details. The August 28th shoot winners were: 1st place was Rick Latray and the average shooter was Dave Rochon. The fee for the Military Rifle Shoot is $5.00 for club members and $6.00 for non-members with prize money paid.  Any Pre-1960 Military Rifle is allowed.  The rifle used must be stock, open sights, and unmodified. We shoot 20 rounds of rifle and 5 rounds of handgun. The handgun must be stock with open sights and may be any caliber. Handgun is 5 shots @ 25 yards. Rifle is 10 rounds @ 50 yards and 10 rounds @ 100 yards on the rail or prone.

  • North South Skirmish September 7th, 8th, and 9th

                The North/South Skirmish event held September 7th, 8th, and 9th had at least 50 campers and approximately 150 shooters.

  • Club Apparel

    Club apparel is in the showcases!  Marty now has Bottle Couzies for $5.00. See the club website for pricing on club apparel. Contact Martin Okkerse before 8:00 PM at 313-550-6214 or see him at the Membership meetings to order shirts, hats, jackets, or any other items that you may want embroidered with the club logo.

  • Sponsoring New Members

                   When you sponsor new members, remember the dues are $80.00 per year and the initiation fee is $100.00 ($180.00 total).  Make sure their money is included with their application and that the prospective new members know that they “MUST WORK” their hours the first year of membership. New members MUST HOST or help host a Steak Roast, Mexican fiesta, or Oktoberfest dinner their first year of membership.  If they do not host or help with a dinner their membership will not be renewed. Applicants for Probationary membership should show up at the meeting when they are being voted into the club or have a good reason why they can’t be there.


                   Newsletter and club use Information: E-mail Dennis Goodman at or call 734-586-3036 and leave a message.