26 January 2016

COMING UP! - MSC's Annual Tri-Lakes Ice Fishing Tournament

Moodus Sportsman’s Club
 Sunday February 21, 2016

7:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Tri-Lake  Ice  Fishing Tournament

Weather/Ice decision:          5:00 pm Saturday February 20th, please call 873-3381 to confirm                           

Tournament Fee:                 $25.00 per person for fishing & 1 auger raffle ticket
                                            $10.00 per child for fishing & 1 auger raffle ticket
                                                ALL ADULT PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE VALID CT FISHING LICENSE  --  

                                                LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED FOR AWARDS.
                                               Persons under 16 years old do not need a license

Prize Fish Types:                  Bass – Largemouth/Smallmouth, Chain Pickerel or Yellow Perch

Prizes:                                    $1000.00 total purse 
                                                 First Prize $600.00 for heaviest fish of the three species
                                                  $200.00 each to the largest fish in the two other species listed
                                                 Trophies to each child with the heaviest fish of the three species

Registration Forms:           Available * at the Moodus Package Store,
  * at the Moodus Sportsman’s Club Saturday February 20th  5:00-7:00
  * or by email request to moodussportsman@gmail.com ~
BEFORE Wednesday February 17.
Mailed applications must be postmarked by Monday, February 15th

Locations:                          Lake Hayward         ~    East Haddam
                                            Bashan Lake            ~    East Haddam
                                            Moodus Reservoir   ~    Moodus

Verification:                      The official weigh-in will be held at the Moodus Sportsman’s Club at 2:00 pm sharp!

Party Festivities:              The Moodus Sportsman’s Club will host lunch at 2:00 pm and an 8” Power Auger Raffle to follow lunch ($5.00/additional ticket)                  

Tournament Finish:        Return to the Club by 2:00 pm on February 21st for final tally, lunch & awards.

Regulations                      Fish must conform to Connecticut fishing regulations for the area being fished

CAUTION!!!!!!!!!!:        The Moodus Sportsman’s Club does not represent that the ice is safe in all places on these lakes. All participants are responsible for their own personal safety. Pay attention to the channel in the Moodus Reservoir and the springs in Bashan Lake. With the lowering of the water level, certain areas may not be safe!

22 January 2016

Game dinner POSTPONED until Sunday, January 24

The January game dinner set for Saturday January 23 has been postponed. The Game dinner will now be help on Sunday, January 24, 2016. Dinner will start at 4:00 pm, two hours earlier than Saturday's dinner.

21 January 2016

TRI LAKES ICE FISHING DERBY - Sunday February 21, 2016

We are going forward to announce the Fishing Derby Date for this year.

Sunday February 21st 2016
starting at 6 am.

There will be a few changes but the DAY and the start time remain the same

Check back in by Saturday January 23
(or sooner) for more details

12 January 2016

MSC Club Calendar ~ January through June 2016

NOTE: This does not include rentals of the club, which is subject to change each month.

Monthly members meetings begin at 7:30 PM
Limited Sunday rentals from Sept. 1st to March 1st
Scouts Troop 22 usually held Wednesdays
Bold faced, underlined events are open to the public

3    6:30 PM - Annual Board of Directors Meeting – before the regular meeting
      7:30 PM - Monthly Meeting
20  6:00 PM - Eight Mile & Salmon River Watershed Partnership [Sponsored event]
                       Resources for Managing Forests [Limited seating]
                       Contact  pyoung@eightmileriver.org or salmonriverct@att.net before January 15
23  Game Dinner - 6:00 p.m. [Limited seating]
      Snow date 24th at 4 pm


1     Monthly Meeting
7     "Shooter Bowl" - a new shooting event on Super Bowl Sunday
       Modified 5-Stand  shoot with a football theme [8:30 am sign in with 9:00 am start time]
       Super Bowl Sunday
21   Ice Fishing Derby - Start at 6:00 AM
       NO Snow/Rain Date for Ice Derby

27   Game Dinner - 6:00 p.m. [Limited seating]
       Snow date for Game Dinner - 22nd at 4 pm


7     Monthly Meeting
       DEEP Hunter Safety Course  [Advance sign-up through DEEP required]
       DEEP: CE/FS Program - Franklin Wildlife Management Center       
        860-642-7239 - ~ dep.franklinwildlife@ct.gov   NOTE: DEEP Hunter Safety Course 
12    Saturday - 8 am to 5 pm
13    Sunday - 8 am to 2 pm
19   Game Dinner - 6:00 p.m. [Limited seating]
       Snow date for Game Dinner - 20th at 4 pm
20   March Madness  - 5 Stand Shoot Off


2     Town Wide Annual Clean-Up
4     Monthly Meeting
16   Game Dinner - 6:00 PM [Limited seating]
       Annual Raffle
17   Spring Work Party - 9:00 AM


1     Children's Fishing Derby
2     Monthly Meeting
21   Annual Salmon River Fishing Trip & Club Party
       Squid Fishing Trip May / June


6     Monthly Meeting
10   Set Up for Shad Bake
12   Annual Shad Bake
       To be held the Sunday before Father's Day

29 July 2015

Benefit Concert for Fisher House - August 29, 2015

UPDATED INFORMATION: (change in Bands performing - Sorry we didn't get this posted sooner)

Tickets are $20. in advance - $25. at the door - Children under 12 are free. Tickets available at Moodus Package Store or American Legion Post #156 Moodus. For more information or to also purchase tickets go to e-mail the mscfhff@gmail.com

Music performed by Red Hot Rascals, The Dire Wolves and Bluesberry Jam

Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.

These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, close to the medical center or hospital they serve. Fisher Houses have up to 21 suites, with private bedrooms and baths. Families share a common kitchen, laundry facilities, a warm dining room and an inviting living room. Fisher House Foundation ensures that there is never a lodging fee. Since inception, the program has saved military and veterans’ families an estimated $282 million in out of pocket costs for lodging and transportation.

Fisher House Foundation also operates the Hero Miles program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to the bedside of injured service members as well as the Hotels for Heroes program using donated hotel points to allow family members to stay at hotels near medical centers without charge. The Foundation also manages a grant program that supports other military charities and scholarship funds for military children, spouses and children of fallen and disabled veterans.

Connect to the Fisher House Foundation website for more information about the organization.

28 June 2015

The Shad Bake is Happening! TODAY (June 28 2015)

The fire pit is going good!

Weather Radar shows the storm clouds gong away!

This means the shad will be ready come noon!

Everything else is up and cooking as well.
Salads, and chowders and chili
Chicken and hot dogs for kids who are picky eaters

Great "arm length ticket" raffle prizes too!


Folks with Handicapped Parking stickers get first priority for parking by the pavilion.
A shuttle will be running to and from the town beach parking to the club pavilions.

There will be room in the shuttle to put your special picnic coolers in the back.

We look forward to seeing all of you when you get here!

21 June 2015

MSC Shad Bake Re-Scheduled for June 28th

We're Getting ready for Next Sunday now!
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