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2020 Calendar (includes links for upcoming events)

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FCS is a growing, dynamic sportsmen’s organization.  For the last nine years (and 12 out of the previous 15 years), we have had far more events than there are weeks in the year.  As the hunting seasons for specific animals and birds limit event planning, we frequently have several events coinciding.  Details on events that will soon take place have dark blue hyperlinks.  We will not post details for events that are several months away, as many things can change for such events.

Policies

2020

January

  • Saturday, 1/4/20, AM – Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt at a pond Southeast of Austin
  • Thursday, 1/9/20 through Sunday, 1/12/20 AM – Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip) at Port O’Connor
  • Saturday, 1/11/20, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Saturday, 1/11/20 – ‘Copperhead Creek Tournament’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at the Copperhead Creek Shooting Club in Marble Falls
  • Sunday, 1/12/20, all-day – Guided Sandhill Crane Hunt with Rayce Jenkins near El Campo

February

  • Saturday, 2/8/20, 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Monday, 2/10/20, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting and Wild Game Dinner at Ron Denison’s home (1009 Ambrose Cv., Pflugerville, 512-670-7717 – Home, 512-217-4677 – Cell)
  • Saturday, 2/15/20 – ‘Sweetheart Shoot’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Monday, 2/17/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker
  • Saturday, 2/22/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Travis
  • Saturday, 2/22/20 – ‘Copperhead Creek Tournament’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at the Copperhead Creek Shooting Club in Marble Falls
  • Saturday, 2/22/20, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Guided Upland Bird Hunt with Mike Schumann near Dime Box
  • Monday, 2/24/20, 6:30 – 8:00 PM – FCS Officers Meeting at Dos Salsas (1600 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, 512-260-7494)
  • Saturday, 2/29/20, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Guided Upland Bird Hunt with Mike Schumann near Dime Box

March

  • Monday, 3/2/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker
  • Saturday, 3/7/20, 10:00 AM – 12:45 PM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Wednesday, 3/11/20 – Saturday, 3/14/20 – Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip at Port O’Connor
  • Saturday, 3/21/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Somerville and Yegua Creek
  • Saturday, 3/28/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Yegua Creek

April

  • Sunday, 4/5/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Inks Lake
  • Saturday, 4/25/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Travis and the Pedernales River

May

  • Saturday, 5/2/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker
  • Saturday, 5/16/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker
  • Monday, 5/25/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker
  • Saturday, 5/30/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker

June

  • Saturday, 6/13/20, 9:00 – 11:30 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Saturday, 6/27/20 – Sunday, 6/28/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on a Lake Travis

July

  • Thursday, 7/2/20 – Friday, 7/3/20 – Self-guided Hog Hunt near Austin
  • Saturday, 7/11/20 – Sunday, 7/12/20 – Self-guided Hog Hunt near Austin
  • Friday, 7/24/20 – Saturday, 7/25/20 – Self-guided Hog Hunt near Austin
  • Saturday, 7/25/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Bastrop

August

  • Saturday, 8/8/20 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Travis
  • Saturday, 8/8/20 – Sunday, 8/9/20 – Self-guided Hog Hunt near Austin
  • Friday, 8/21/20 – Saturday, 8/22/20 – Self-guided Hog Hunt near Austin
  • Saturday, 8/22/20, 9:00 – 11:15 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Thursday, 8/27/20, AM – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker
  • Saturday, 8/29/20 – Self-guided Hog Hunt near Austin

September

October

November

  • Saturday, 11/7/20, AM – ‘Give ’em the Bird’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Saturday, 11/14/20, AM – Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt on a lake TBD
  • Saturday, 11/21/20, 9:00 – 11:15 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Saturday, 11/28/20, AM – Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt on a lake TBD

December

  • Date TBD, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting and Shrimp Boil at Randy Rowley’s home (11612 Birchbark Trail, Austin, 512-922-2484)
  • Saturday, 12/5/20, AM – Guided Inland Duck Hunt with a guide and at a location TBD
  • Sunday, 12/6/20 – ‘Buck N’ Clays’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Saturday, 12/12/20, AM – Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt on a lake TBD
  • Thursday, 12/17/20 through Sunday, 12/20/20 – Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip) at Corpus Christi
  • Saturday, 12/19/20, all-day – Guided Inland Duck Hunt with a guide and at a location TBD
  • Saturday, 12/19/20, 9:00 – 11:15 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707)
  • Saturday, 12/26/20, AM – Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt on a lake TBD

Events Summary

 

Event

Number

Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trips (two are also Inland Duck Scouting Trips)

18

Semi/Self-guided Hog Hunts

10

FCS Sporting Clays Shoots

9

Sporting Clays Tournaments

6

Self-guided Inland Duck Hunts

5

Meetings

3

Guided Upland Bird Hunts

2

Guided Inland Duck Hunts

2

Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blasts and Casts (Duck Hunts and Bay Fishing Trips)

2

Self-guided Dove Hunt

1

Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip

1

Guided Teal Hunt

1

Self-guided Teal Hunt

1

Guided Sandhill Crane Hunt

1

Guided Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Fishing Trip

1

Student Instructor/Student Sporting Clays Shoot

1

Total

65

Category Summary

 

Events

Number

Hunts

25

Fishing Trips

20

Shoots

16

Meetings

4

Total

65

Note:  Dates, times, locations of events, etc. can change due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, bad weather, insufficient people are projected to attend, projected lack of game, etc.  If there is a change in an event, the assigned event coordinator will update the Calendar and email everyone on the FCS distribution lists (Google Groups) or Rotation Google Group (if applicable).  Therefore, we recommend that you sign up to be on the ‘Future Members’ Google Group (if you’re a member, you’re already on a Google Group).  If you wish to be added to the ‘Future Members’ Google Group or have questions, email Randy at randywrowley@gmail.com (his preference) or call him at 512-922-2484.  If you text, please identify yourself.

List of which officers will oversee which events for 2020

Randy Rowley (Meeting, Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip, Hog Hunt, and Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning, promotion, and reporting of the following events:

  • FCS Meetings (three events)
  • FCS Officers Meeting (one event)
  • Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trips (18 events; two are also inland duck scouting trips; Randy’s Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip Rotation is in effect)
  • Self-guided Inland Duck Hunts (five events; Randy’s Self-guided Inland Duck Hunting Rotation is in effect)
  • Self-guided Inland Teal Hunt (one event; Randy’s Self-guided Inland Duck Hunting Rotation is in effect)
  • Self/semi-guided Hog Hunts – Austin (nine events) and Crockett (one event) (ten events; the Self-guided Hog Hunt Rotation is in effect for the Austin hunts)
  • Self-chartered/guided Coastal Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip at Corpus Christi) (one event)
  • Student Instructor/Student Sporting Clays Shoot (one event)

Total = 40 events

Mike Walsh (the Clay Target Shoot and Dove Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following events:

  • Semi-guided Dove Hunt (1 event)
  • Sporting Clays Shoots (9 events)
  • Sporting Clays Tournaments (6 events)

Total = 16 events

Ian Daniels (Guided Waterfowl Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting on the following events:

  • Guided Inland Duck Hunts (two events)
  • Guided Sandhill Crane (one event)
  • Guided Teal Hunt (one event)

Total = 4 events

Steve Fusco (Guided Upland Bird Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting on the following events:

  • Guided Upland Bird Hunts (two events)

Total = 2 events

Wayne Weilnau (Port O’Connor Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip and Blast and Cast (Port O’Connor) Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following events:

  • Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip (one event)
  • Self-guided/chartered Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip at Port O’Connor) (one event)

Total = 2 events

Daryl Shipper (Chartered Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following event:

  • Chartered Freshwater Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Fishing Trip (one event)

Total = 1 event

Binh Chu (Banquet and Ministry Event Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following events:

  • Family Banquet (one event) – Canceled
  • Ministry Event (Wild Game Dinner) (one event) – Canceled

Total = 0 events

Grand Total = 65 events

Events Preparation Grid 2020

 

Randy

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

Chartered Crappie Fishing Trips

Each February the 1st and September the 1st 

Chris Campbell – 512-909-0478

1.  Reserve a Saturday(s) morning(s)

2.  After reserving a date(s) been reserved send an email to the Club

3.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

4.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

5.  Post a report for each event(s) and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Meetings

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning

Varies

1.  Send an email to the Club at least the week of the event

2.  Add the event to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

3.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance, Events Statistics, and Upcoming Events web pages

 

Officers’ Meetings

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning, or meetings as called

Varies

1.  Send an email to the officers at least two weeks before the event to establish agenda items and a week before the event to distribute the meeting agenda

2.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip Rotation

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning; trip planning is generally a week before the trip

Self

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the Self-chartered Largemouth Bass Fishing Trip Rotation

3.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Semi/self-guided Hog Hunt Rotation

November the 1st

TBD

1.  Research outfitters and pick one

2.  Find out the date that works for as the most interested hunters and the outfitter and reserve a weekend in February or March

3.  Follow the notification procedures in the Self-chartered Largemouth Bass Fishing Trip Rotation

4.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

5.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Self-guided Inland Duck Hunt Rotation

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning; trip planning is generally a week before the trip

Self

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the self-guided duck hunt rotation

3.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

Self-guided Coastal Blast and Casts (Corpus Christi)

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning

TBD

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the blast and cast rotation

3.  Reserve lodging.

4.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

5.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Mike

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

Semi-guided Dove Hunt

Around June the 1st

TBD

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the dove hunt rotation

3.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

FCS Sporting Clays Shoots

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning

Capital City Clays the week of the shoot, in person at the previous shoot, or give them a yearly calendar – 512-272-4707

1.  Add the events to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Send an email to the Club the week of the event

3.  Update the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Sporting Clays Shoot that includes a youth group

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning

Capital City Clays the week of the shoot – 512-272-4707, or in person at the previous shoot

1.  Reserve the date with the chosen youth group

2.  Add the events to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

3.  Send an email to the Club the week of the event

4.  Update the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

5.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Sporting Clays Tournaments

Capital City Clays and The National Shooting Complex set the dates

No contact is needed – shooters register online.

1.  Add the events to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Update the Upcoming Events web page after the events have occurred

3.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Wayne

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

Self-guided Coastal Blasts and Casts (Port O’Connor)

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning

Captain’s Quarters – (361) 983-4982

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the blast and cast rotation

3.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip Rotation

Two months before each trip on the Calendar

Captain’s Quarters –

(361) 983-4982

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the bay fishing trip rotation

3.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report on each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Ian

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

 

Mid-July for teal season

Mid-August for duck, goose, and sandhill crane seasons

Teal, Duck, Geese, and Sandhill Cranes: Dates TBD

Ricky Ethridge (primary location is near Marquez; teal and duck only) – 318-918-9298 – $125

Rayce Jenkins (near El Campo) – 979-541-6743 – $175

Jack Chamberland (near McMahan; duck only) – 512-360-7344 – $135

TexasDucknDove/Blake Eckeberger (duck only) – 940-389-0801 – $200

The Drake Plantation (near Winnie)/Brian Fischer (owner) – 409-656-5765/Spencer Cuniff (owner/guide) (teal, duck, and geese only) – 409-656-6348 – $200 

Three Curl Outfitters/Brett Jepsen (near Frost) (teal and duck only) – 469-289-1464 – $200

1.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the guided waterfowl hunt rotation

3.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

4.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Binh

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

Family Banquet

Dates are set each October during annual calendar planning

  • Date TBD, 6:30 – 8:00 PM – Wild Game Dinner (Ministry Event) at St. George’s Court (1443 Coronado Hills Drive, Austin)

Varies

1.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event and another one the week of the event; request RSVPs and give a deadline

2.  Reserve a meeting room at a restaurant

3.  Add the event to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

4.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

5.  Post a report for the event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Ministry Event (Wild Game Dinner)

Each April the 1st

Jennie Son (Family Eldercare) – json@familyeldercare.org – 512-459-1002

1.  Reserve the date with St George’s Court

2.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event and another one the week of the event

3.  Add the event to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

4.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page

5.  Post a report for the event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages after the event has occurred

 

Steve

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

 

Guided Upland Bird Hunt(s)

Each November the 1st

Mike Schumann – schubros2hunt@yahoo.com, 979-540-0745, 1009 PR 4531, Dime Box TX, 77853

PayPal deposits go to LRSchumann@hotmail.com

1.  Reserve the date(s)

2.  Send an email to the Club

3.  Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

4.  Update or remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

5.  Post a report for the event(s) and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

 

Daryl

 

Event

Planning begin date

Contact

Notes

Chartered Hybrid/ Striped/ White Bass Fishing Trip

Each March the 1st

Fermin Fernandez – 512 755-1007

Max Milam – 325-379-2051

1.  Research outfitters and pick at least one (more if there is interest)
2.  Find out the date that works for him and reserve a weekday(s) morning(s) or afternoon(s) in May or June. Add the event(s) to the Upcoming Events web page and update as needed

4.  Follow the notification procedures in the striped/hybrid bass rotation

5.  Remove the event from the Upcoming Events web page after the event has occurred

6.  Post a report for the event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages

                             

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