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RCC Club Events

RCC Club Events

Each year the members of RCC host public events to encourage our community members and youth to get outdoors, hunt & fish, and learn about conserving this Great State.  Below is a list just some of the events:

Predator Hunt - Usually held in January, this event is a hunting contest by weight for predator group of animals in our area.  Team entry fees include contest hunt and a banquet with meal and prizes.  Raffles typically available the day of the event.

Rabbit Derby - Usually held in February, this event is a team based rabbit hunting contest by weight.  Team entry fees include contest hunt and a banquet with meal and prizes.  Raffles typically available the day of the event.

CPL Class Membership Drive - This event is held near the beginning of March each year to help boost RCC's club membership.  The fee for this includes a full day CPL class and certificate, coffee donuts, lunch, and a 1-year membership to the Ravenna Conservation Club.  Pistols and ammunition provided for the shooting portion of class.  Pistol raffles are also available the day of the event.

Squirrel Derby - Usually held in February, this event is a team based rabbit hunting contest by weight.  Team entry fees include contest hunt and a banquet with meal and prizes.  Raffles typically available the day of the event.

Steelhead Tournament - Also held in March, this event is a team based steelhead fishing contest by weight.  Team entry fees include contest hunt and a banquet with meal and prizes.  Raffles typically available the day of the event.

Hunter's Safety Class - Our club sponsors a 100% free hunter's safety class each year at the end of March.  This class is taught by some of own Michigan DNR Certified Hunter's Safety Instructors.  The annual class is 3 evenings of classroom instruction (snacks and drinks included) with a full day Saturday of in-field and hands-on instruction (lunch, snacks and drinks included).  Students leave with a State issued Hunter's Safety Certificate.

Wildlife Banquet - Our annual Wildlife Banquet is held near the beginning of each April.  This is open to the public, but by invitation only due to the limited number of seats.  The Wildlife Banquet serves RCC as it's largest fundraiser of the year.  Catered buffet dinner, cash raffles, bucket raffle prizes, live and silent auctions, and drinks are all available for participation.  Thousands of dollars of prizes are either purchased or donated for this event including 25+ firearms, hunting and camping equipment, hunts and fishing trips, gun safe and much more.

Panfish Frenzy - New for 2019, the Panfish Frenzy was hosted as a team based fishing contest to help get the whole family involved.  Team entry fees include contest hunt and a banquet with meal and prizes.  Raffles typically available the day of the event.

Trap Shoot - During the summer months, the trap range is open to the public on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.  Check the calendar for details.

Crockery Creek Cleanup - New for 2019, the Crockery Creek Cleanup is an organized effort to keep the Crockery Creek fishing areas clean and free of trash.

Buckpole - Each year on November 16, RCC holds a buckpole for all the successful hunter's to show off the harvest they are proud of.  No matter what size, all trophies are accepted for entry.  Prizes are given to largest overall and in the youth, women, and men categories.  Raffles available during the event, as well as outdoor concession stand.  Even without a deer to hang, all are welcome to enjoy and share the hunting stories, campfire and camaraderie of the Ravenna community.

See What's Happening

Did you see the episode of Michigan Out of Doors featuring a clip of Ellie Solem, with dad Jeff, on her first Youth hunt?  Awesome footage, Brandon Nutt, of BNO. Keep up the good work.