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Beach Hours.

Fishing Derby

Unfortunately due to circumstances out of our control we will be canceling the kids fishing derby this year.

Hare and Bone lakes will now be open for fishing until March 1st 2021. Hope everyone stays safe in these trying times and hope to see everyone back at the derby on Father's Day next year.

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Hunting

Deer limit 1 doe and 1 buck or 2 does.

Squirrels  Aug 1st - Sept. 30th Jan. 18th- Feb. 15th

Dove hunting south of Pit 1

Coyote per state regulations 6mm or under  end March 1st

Fall and spring turkey bow only

Deer stand can be put up Aug. 1st.

Campers bathroom and dump station

Sorry for inconvenience but campers bathroom and camper dump station is closed until Tuesday. People will be out to club to pump out septic tank Monday. 

Night swim

Night Swim scheduled for July 25th 8pm till 11pm.

A big thank you

The Board wants to send out a special thanks to Lodi Vercelli for his generous donation to the club to make the much needed renovations to the shower house. Everyone can shower in privacy now . We all know its been needing to be done for many many years. Thank you Lodi . This would not have happened without you and its appreciated more than you can understand !

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Update as of July 3rd

Guest are allowed as stated in Constitution by-law book. As far as beach is concerned only 50 people at one time is allowed on beach.. All guest vehicles must have member key number in window and member must have this years sticker properly displayed or a fine will be given to member.

Beach Update

BEACH UPDATE !!! PROJECTED OPEN DATE IS JULY 11TH
AS OF NOW WE ARE STILL WAITING ON THE COUNTY FOR WATER SAMPLES TO BE TESTED . WE HAVE OUR BEACH PERMIT IN HAND AS OF TODAY SO THAT'S A GOOD THING. IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS WHILE WE ARE WAITING WE WILL CONTINUE TO GET RID OF WEEDS AND BE GETTING A COMPANY OUT TO SPRAY TO HELP WITH THAT AND WE ARE ALSO WORKING ON GETTING SOME FRESH SAND . THANK YOU ALL FOR YOU PATIENCE I WILL TRY TO KEEP EVERYONE UPDATED ASAP !!!

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Raffle Winners. June 28 2020

1st Place $1000.00 Mike Gerrish G-57

2nd Place $500.00 Nan Coleman C-63

3rd Place $250.00 Brad Harrod H-114

4th Place $100.00 Karen Speckman S-89

5th place $100.00 Bill Clover C-91

6th place $50.00 Janet Strck S-84

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Raffle Drawing

Raffle drawing will be held at club pavilion 1Pm Sunday June 28th.

Motorized Vehicle By-Law

Any member that is not in compliance with new motorized vehicle By-law will be asked to remove that vehicle from club until it meets with by-law change. 

By-Law Change

Camping Update June 5th

The camping committee just opened up 7 more spots 5 on north side . Please use caution while backing in.

Camping and bathroom update

UPDATE ON CAMPING AND
BATHROOMS !!! 5/29 open

The campground is pretty soggy but we understand everyone wants to get out.. ESPECIALLY this year with being stuck at home. As of now with the rain we've had we are still going to open the campground but ONLY the SOUTH side right now due to flooding.Please walk down any campsite before pulling in to make sure you won't get stuck and tear up site. ALSO WE HAVE ADDED 5 NEW REMOTE SPOTS right past ski Beach in open area on south side of ski Beach road. …

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Club Gate

Club entrance gate reader is back to working order. If you do have a problem please use left manual reader.

Thanks Jim T

Entrance gate reader

The entrance gate reader is not working. Please use left magnet manual gate. The exit reader is working. Technician has been called but will probably be out thru Monday.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Camping Update

AS OF NOW THE GOVERNOR AND ILLINOIS HAS DEEMED CAMPING "NON ESSENTIAL" . THE ONLY CAMPING ALLOWED IN THE STATE IS IN CAMPGROUNDS WHO HAVE BEEN PERMITTED TO HOUSE ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEES THAT ARE TRAVELING FOR WORK OR PARKS/CAMPGROUNDS WHO HOUSE PEOPLE THAT ARE CONCIDERED TO HAVE A RESIDENCY WITH THAT BEING CONCIDERED THEIR HOMES.
WE WILL CONTINUE TO GIVE UPDATES AND WILL OPEN AND INFORM MEMBERS AS SOON AS THESE GUIDELINES FROM THE STATE HAVE CHANGED ! THANKS FOR UNDERSTANDING WE CAN NOT PUT OUR C…

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Meeting May 5th.

Meeting May 5th at 7pm in Maint. building.

Campers Meeting

Camper Meeting  is canceled due to not being able to have groups of more than 10 people.

Fishing Derby

Due to the social distancing guidelines set forth by the governor we will be postponing the kids fishing tournament until Labor Day weekend as long as conditions permit. No fishing in hare and bone lake still stands until further notice.

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