Oct
12

10/1/12 Through God’s Crosshairs

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The July – September quarter of 2012 was a good one for FCS. Our attendance was 131 people, which was our seventh best for this quarter. We blew away what was our average for this quarter (95.57). We had 19 events, which tied our best for this quarter. We would have had 23 events (our best) but the 8/4/12 ‘Margarita Open I’ Sporting Clays Tournament, 8/31/12 – 9/2/12 Dove Hunt (San Angelo), and 9/14/12 Guided Teal Hunt were canceled due to lack of interest and the 9/29/12 Sporting Clays and Skeet Shoot was rained out. If we had had our average attendance at these events we would have had 159 people (our second best).  We broke the 7000 mark in total attendance (7121) and broke the 700 mark in total events (704).

We had two members renew their memberships, one new member, and nine first time guests.

We had one officers vote and one poll during this quarter.

Yearly Attendance Grid
 
Year January – March April – June July – September October – December Total Quarter Average Attendees per event
2012 108 124 131   363 121.00 7.26
2011 117 74 152 122 465 116.25 8.94
2010 75 89 153 111 428 107.00 9.11
2009 140 * 80 124 105 449 112.25 8.80
2008 129 145 * 184 *# 160 618 *# 154.50 *# 8.47 #
2007 73 # 117 138 # 156 # 484 # 121.00 # 8.49 #
2006 81 111 155 # 167 *# 514 # 128.50 # 9.18 #
2005 79 80 137 # 111 407 # 101.75 # 9.93 #
2004 86 74 118 # 83 361 # 90.25 # 13.37 #
2003 45 16 117 113 291 72.75 13.86
2002 30 30 81 50 191 47.75 12.73
2001 34 13 59 40 146 36.50 9.13
2000 30 27 14 52 123 30.75 8.79
1999 27 48 95 31 201 50.25 9.57
1998 73 29 70 9 181 45.25 12.07
1997 43 53 130 54 280 70.00 13.33
1996 96 111 135 53 395 98.75 14.63
1995 96 59 104 20 279 69.75 15.50 *
1994 113 62 56 39 270 67.50 11.74
1993 74 45 41 69 229 57.25 12.72
1992 76 59 75 23 233 58.25 13.71
1991 54 21 42 27 144 36.00 13.09
1990 0 9 12 0 21 5.25 4.20
1989 15 5 6 10 36 9.00 7.20
1988 N/A N/A N/A 9 9 9.00 9.00
Total 1694 1481 2329 1617 7121    
Averages 70.58 61.71 97.04 67.38 296.71 74.18 10.12
* = Record
# = Includes Drott and/or Sullivan season dove lease hunts
 
Yearly Events Grid
 
Year January – March April – June July – September October – December Total Quarter Average
2012 16 15 19 *   50 16.67
2011 11 10 15 16 52 13.00
2010 11 10 14 12 47 11.75
2009 16 9 14 12 51 12.75
2008 18 * 22 * 19 *# 14 73 *# 18.25 *#
2007 9 # 14 16 # 18 *# 57 # 14.25 #
2006 10 13 15 # 18 *# 56 # 14.00 #
2005 6 8 13 # 14 41 # 10.25 #
2004 6 6 6 # 9 27 # 6.75 #
2003 4 2 7 # 8 21 # 5.25 #
2002 4 3 4 4 15 3.75
2001 5 4 3 4 17 4.25
2000 4 3 2 5 14 3.50
1999 3 7 5 6 21 5.25
1998 4 4 5 3 16 4.00
1997 5 5 6 5 21 5.25
1996 6 8 8 5 27 6.75
1995 5 6 5 2 18 4.50
1994 7 6 5 5 23 5.75
1993 5 4 5 4 18 4.50
1992 5 5 4 3 17 4.75
1991 3 3 3 2 11 2.75
1990 0 2 3 0 5 1.25
1989 2 1 1 1 5 1.25
1988 N/A N/A N/A 1 1 N/A
Total 166 170 197 171 704  
Averages 6.92 7.08 8.21 7.13 29.34 7.34
* = Record
# = Includes Drott and/or Sullivan season dove lease hunts
                           

The next quarter promises to be an exciting one for FCS members and guests. We have 15 events planned, including:

  • Saturday, 10/6/12, time TBD – ‘FlingFest’ Sporting Clays Tournament at the Gun Smoke Shooting Range (in Snook, near College Station).
  • Thursday, 10/11/12, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting and Shrimp Boil at Charles Cutchens’ home (2704 Buckeye Trail, Cedar Park, 512-918-8205 – Home).
  • Sunday, 10/14/12, 12:45 – 4:00 PM – ‘Bob White Open’ Sporting Clays Tournament at the Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club.
  • Saturday, 10/20/12, 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM – Sporting Clays and Skeet Shoot at the Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707).
  • Saturday, 11/3/12, 4:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Self-Guided Freshwater Duck Hunt on Lake Stillhouse Hollow near Harker Heights or Granger Lake near Circleville.
  • Saturday, 11/17/12, 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM – Sporting Clays and Skeet Shoot at the Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707).
  • Saturday, 11/17/12, 3:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Self-Guided Freshwater Duck Hunt on Lake Stillhouse Hollow near Harker Heights or Granger Lake near Circleville.
  • Sunday, 11/18/12, 12:45 PM – ‘Givem the Bird’ Sporting Clays Tournament at the Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707).
  • Thursday, 12/6/12, 6:30 – 8:00 PM – Shrimp Boil at Great Hills Baptist Church (10500 Jollyville Road, Austin, 512-343-7763).
  • Friday, 12/7/12 through Saturday, 12/8/12 – Guided Freshwater Duck Hunt with Bill Sherrill Waterfowl near Wharton or Kenneth Gregory Guide Service near Port O’Connor.
  • Saturday, 12/8/12, 3:45 AM – 12:00 PM – Self-Guided Freshwater Duck Hunt on Lake Stillhouse Hollow near Harker Heights or Granger Lake near Circleville.
  • Monday, 12/10/12, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting and Turkey Dinner at Wayne Weilnau’s home (16100 Fritsch Cove, Austin, 512-388-3340 – Home, 512-589-4120 – Cell).
  • Saturday, 12/15/12, 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM – Sporting Clays and Skeet Shoot at the Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707).
  • Saturday, 12/22/12, 3:45 AM – 12:00 PM – Self-Guided Freshwater Duck Hunt on Lake Stillhouse Hollow near Harker Heights or Granger Lake near Circleville.
  • Sunday, 12/30/12, 12:45 – 3:45 PM – ‘Year End Finale’ Sporting Clays Tournament at the Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707).

Hunting His way,

Randy Rowley
President
The Fellowship of Christian Sportsmen

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