Welcome to our 19th Annual Sportsmen's Fellowship Event!

This year, we would like to introduce to you, as our Main Speaker for 2021:

Attacked by a Grizzly Bear and lived to tell about it!

Jim VanSteenhouse

In September of 2015, James VanSteenhouse, an avid sportsman and adventurer, headed

to Canada to pursue his dream of hunting and taking a bull moose with a bow and arrow.

The Adventure did not go as planned. Deep in the wilderness and miles from base camp, he went from the hunter to the prey, by an unseen grizzly bear. A man of faith, found his faith tested that day, when he was being tossed like a rag-doll, ripping of his flesh, breaking of his bones, and raking into his skull. He survived by the grace of God and the help from his young Canadian guide. 

In reflecting on his "near death" experience, he said, "if you don't run into the devil from time to time, you may question if you're running in the same direction."

Come listen to the rest of his story...

Also coming this year, as our Seminar Speaker:

Bruce Borkovich

From 1986 until his retirement from the State of Michigan in 2006, Bruce Brokovich was a DNR Michigan Conservation Officer. He was also an adjunct professor at Central Michigan University, teaching conservation law enforcement. In 1999, Bruce was promoted to Detective with the DNR, where he conducted numerous covert and overt investigations into the illegal sale and trade of protected wildlife. In 2003, he was awarded the coveted Shikar-Safari Michigan Conservation Officer of the year award.


Today Bruce is the Police of Chief at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Also, the author of

"Wild Things". 

He now enjoys hunting, trapping, fishing, being with his family and friends, making rustic furniture and working on his farm.

Nate Olsen, Wisconsin Shed Hunter:

Come see on display, Wisconsin's potential new state record non-typical, in 47 years! 


During the rut in November of 2019, these bucks' racks became entangled and weren't found until February of 2020. Hear the rest of his amazing story, at the event.

 Extra Drawings:


We will not be recongnizing carpooling, due to Covid...

Canned Food and

Non-Perishable Items!

Receive one ticket for every one item brought in, for a chance to:


For our guests purchasing Virtual (formally program) tickets, we will be having a canned food drop off on Tuesday, February 2 and Thursday, February 4 from

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Please BRING your ticket, to show us which night you will be watching.

Schedule for Each Evening:

Friday, February 5

    Doors open at: 4:30 p.m.

    Seminar begins at: 5:00 p.m.

    Dinner's served at: 6:00 p.m.

    Program doors open at: 6:45 p.m.

    Program begins at: 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 6 

     Doors open at: 3:30 p.m.

     Seminar begins at: 4:00 p.m.

     Dinner's served at: 5:00 p.m.

     Program doors open at: 5:45 p.m.

     Program begins at: 6:00 p.m.

Grand Prizes:

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