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FCS is a growing, dynamic sportsmen’s organization.  For the last 11 years (and 14 out of the previous 16 years), we have had more events than there are weeks in the year or as many events as there are weeks in the year.  As the hunting seasons for specific animals and birds limit event planning, we frequently have several events coinciding.

Events Policies:

Information on All of Our Events:

2022 Calendar

January

February

  • Thursday, 2/10/22, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting (Social Activity), Wild Game Dinner, and Training Presentation on Choosing a Shotgun for Bird Hunting and Clay Target Shooting at Burl Fulenwider’s home (300 North Kings Canyon Dr., Cedar Park, 512-944-7877; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Saturday, 2/12/22, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Saturday, 2/19/22, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Guided Upland Bird Hunt with Mike Schumann near Dime Box (Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Saturday, 2/19/22 – ‘Sweetheart Shoot’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)

March

April

  • Saturday, 4/2/22 – Chartered Largemouth Bass Fishing Trip with Kevin McConnell on Lake Fayette (Event Coordinator Daryl Shipper)
  • Saturday, 4/2/22, 9:00 – 11:30 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Thursday, 4/7/22, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting (Social Activity), Fajita Dinner, and Training Presentation on Great Hunting Gizmo’s at Monalisa Almanza’s home (1911 Dublin Dr., Leander, 737-247-1419; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Friday, 4/22/22 – Sunday, 4/24/22 – Self-Chartered Bay Fishing Trip at Port O’Connor (Event Coordinator – Wayne Weilnau)
  • Friday, 4/29/22 – Saturday, 4/30/22 – 24-Hour Sporting Clays Shoot at the 74 Ranch near Campbellton (Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)

May

  • Saturday, 5/28/22 – ‘McBride’s Open’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)

June

  • Tuesday, 6/7/22, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting (Social Activity), Shrimp Boil, and Devotional at Wayne Weilnau’s home (16100 Fritsch Cove, Austin, 512-388-3340 – Home, 512-589-4120 – Cell; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Wednesday, 6/15/22, 4:30 – 7:30 PM – Ministry Event (Wild Game Dinner) for the residents of the St. George’s Court Apartments (for people who are 62 years old and up and/or who are disabled, 1443 Coronado Hills Dr, Austin, 512-459-8285; Event Coordinator – Binh Chu)
  • Saturday, 6/18/22, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM – FCS Open (Two Rounds of Sporting Clays and Luncheon) at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707), followed by lunch at La Palapa (6640 E Hwy 290, Austin, 512-459-8729; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Friday, 6/24/22 – Sunday, 6/26/22 – Semi-Guided Hog Hunt on a 2,000-acre ranch Ricky Ethridge manages near Carta Valley (Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Saturday, 6/25/22 – ‘Capital City Classic’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)

July

  • Thursday, 7/21/22, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting (Social Activity), Steak Dinner, and Field Medic Training Presentation at Flint Deshazo’s home (1806 Walsh Drive (in Brushy Bend Park), Round Rock, 512-217-0473; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)

August

  • Saturday, 8/13/22, 8:00 – 10:15 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Tuesday, 8/16/22, 6:30 – 9:00 PM – Family Celebration Banquet at La Margarita Restaurante (1530 N. Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock, 512-258-3733; Event Coordinator – Binh Chu)
  • Saturday, 8/27/22, 8:15 – 10:45 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)

September

October

  • Sunday, 10/2/22 – Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip on Lake Decker (Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Tuesday, 10/4/22, 4:00 – 7:00 PM – Ministry Event (National Night Out Dinner) for the residents of the Pathways at Northgate Apartments (for people who are disabled or involuntarily displaced by a natural disaster or government action), 9120 Northgate Blvd, Austin, 512-834-9705; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Sunday, 10/9/22 – ‘Smashing Pumpkins’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Monday, 10/10/22 – Chartered Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Fishing Trip on Lake Buchanan with Ray Williamson of Ray’s Striper Fishing guide service (Event Coordinator – Daryl Shipper)
  • Thursday, 10/13/22, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting (Social Activity), Brisket Dinner, and Devotional, DVD, or Training Presentation TBD at Bruce Crockett’s home (2119 Woodston Dr., Round Rock, 512-970-7797; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Saturday, 10/15/22, 9:00 – 11:30 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Thursday, 10/20/22 – Friday, 10/21/22 (10/20/22 is a travel day) – Chartered Bay Fishing Trip at Port O’Connor with Captain Marty of Fish of a Lifetime guide service (Event Coordinator – Daryl Shipper)
  • Saturday, 10/22/22 – Sunday, 10/23/22 – Self-Chartered Bay Fishing Trip at Port O’Connor (Event Coordinator – Daryl Shipper)
  • Saturday, 10/22/22 – Sunday, 10/23/22 – NSCA National Sporting Clays Championship (Tournament) at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio (Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)

November

December

  • Friday, 12/2/22 – Saturday, 12/3/22 (hunting on Saturday) – Guided Inland Duck Hunt with Roy Ethridge near Bonham (Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Sunday, 12/4/22 – Self-Guided Inland Duck Hunt near Bonham (this event is for those who are hunting with Roy Ethridge 12/3/22; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Saturday, 12/3/22, 9:00 – 11:30 AM – FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Monday, 12/5/22, 7:00 – 9:30 PM – FCS Meeting (Social Activity), Catfish Fry, and Devotional, DVD, or Training Presentation TBD at Randy Rowley’s home (address TBD, 512-922-248; Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Saturday, 12/10/22, AM – Self-Guided Inland Duck Hunt at a location TBD (Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)
  • Sunday, 12/11/22 – ‘Buck ‘n’ Clays’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital City Clays (8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, 512-272-4707; Event Coordinator – Bruce Crockett)
  • Friday, 12/16/22 through Sunday, 12/18/22 – Self-Guided/Chartered Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip) at a location TBD (Event Coordinator – Randy Rowley)

Events Summary

Events Number
Sporting Clays Tournaments 8
FCS Sporting Clays Shoots 7
Meetings 6
Self-guided Inland Duck Hunts 6
Chartered Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Fishing Trips 3
Chartered Largemouth Bass Fishing Trips 3
Guided Duck Hunts 2
Ministry Events (Dinners) 2
Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trips 2
Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blasts and Casts (Duck Hunts and Bay Fishing Trips) 2
24-hour Sporting Clays Shoot 1
Chartered Bay Fishing Trip 1
Family Celebration Banquet 1
Guided Upland Bird Hunt 1
Officers’ Meeting 1
Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trips

Semi-guided Dove Hunt

1

1

Semi-guided Hog Hunt 1
Total 49

Category Summary

Events Number
Shoots and Tournaments 16
Hunts 13
Fishing Trips 10
Meetings 7
Ministry Events (Dinners) 2
Family Celebration Banquet 1
Total 49

List of Officers Who Oversee 2022 Events

Randy Rowley (Guided Upland Bird Hunt, Guided Waterfowl Hunt (not including the Port O’Connor (POC) area), Meeting, Ministry Event (Pathways at Northgate Apartments), Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip, Self-guided/chartered Blast and Cast to Corpus Christi or East Texas, and Semi-guided Inland Duck Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning, promotion, and reporting of the following events:

  • FCS Meetings (six events)
  • FCS Officers’ Meeting (one event)
  • FCS Sporting Clays Shoot (one event)
  • Guided Inland Duck Hunt (one event)
  • Guided Upland Bird Hunt (one event)
  • Ministry Event (Dinner) (one event)
  • Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip (one event)
  • Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip) to a location TBD (one event)
  • Self-guided Inland Duck Hunts (six events)
  • Semi-guided Hog Hunt (one event)

Total = 19 events

Bruce Crockett (Clay Target Shoot Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following events:

  • 24-hour Sporting Clays Shoot (one event)
  • FCS Sporting Clays Shoots (six events)
  • Sporting Clays Tournaments (nine events)

Total = 16 events

Daryl Shipper (Chartered Largemouth/Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Fishing Trip and Backup POC Area Bay Fishing Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following event:

  • Chartered Bay Fishing Trip (one event)
  • Chartered Hybrid/Striped/White Bass Fishing Trip (three events)
  • Chartered Largemouth Bass Fishing Trips (three events)
  • Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip (one event)

Total = eight events

Wayne Weilnau (Primary POC Area Duck Hunting and Bay Fishing Trip Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting on the following events:

  • Chartered Bay Fishing Trip (one event)
  • Guided Coastal Duck Hunt (one event)
  • Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blast and Cast (Duck Hunt and Bay Fishing Trip) (one event)

Total = three events

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

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

Total = two events

Mike Walsh (Dove Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following event(s):

  • Semi-guided Dove Hunt (one event)

Total = one event

Raul Pena (Self-guided Hog Hunt Czar) will oversee the planning and reporting of the following event(s):

  • Self-guided Hog Hunt (no events)

Grand Total = 49 events

Events Preparation Grid

Randy
Event Planning begin date Contact Notes
Chartered Crappie Fishing Trips Each February the 1st or September the 1st  Chris Campbell – 512-909-0478 1.  Reserve a Saturday(s) morning(s)

2.  Add the event(s) to the Calendar

3.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

Guided Upland Bird Hunt(s) Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip 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 at least one month before the event

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

Guided Waterfowl Hunts Mid-July for teal season; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip

Mid-August for duck, goose, and sandhill crane seasons; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip

Coastal Prairie Outdoors/Keith Miller (near Brookshire and Eagle Lake; teal, duck, geese, and sandhill crane) – 281-433-7782 – $200

Rafter E Outfitters/Ricky Ethridge (primary location is near Marquez (14205 Grassy Lake Rd., Franklin, 77856); teal and duck only) – 830-703-6164 – $125

Rayce Jenkins (near El Campo; teal, duck, geese, and sandhill crane) – 979-541-6743 – $225

Jon Mahan (Rockport; duck only) – 361-319-1713 -$?

Tenney Creek Outfitters/Jack Chamberland (near McMahan; duck only) – 512-360-7344 – $175

TexasDucknDove/Blake Eckeberger (near Wichita Falls; duck only) – 940-389-0801 – $200

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

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

1.  Reserve a date with a guide

2.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

Meetings Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; meeting planning is generally at least two weeks before the meeting Varies 1.  Send an email to the Club at least the week of the event

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

 
Officers’ Meetings Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning, or as called by Randy; meeting planning is generally at least two weeks before the meeting 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 Trips Dates are set each October during annual  Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least a week before a trip Self 1.  Send an email to the Club at least the week of the event

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

 
Self-guided/ chartered Coastal Blasts and Casts to Corpus Christi Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Airbnb 1.  Reserve an Airbnb house or townhome.

2.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

 
Self-guided Inland Duck Hunts Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least a week before a trip  Self 1.  Send an email to the Club at least the week of the event

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

Semi-guided Deer Hunts When Ricky Ethridge lets Randy know that he’s putting on a hunt; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Location is near Carta Valley.  Rafter E Outfitters/Ricky Ethridge –  830-703-6164 – $500 1.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

Semi-guided Hog Hunts Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning Location is near Carta Valley.  Rafter E Outfitters/Ricky Ethridge – 318-918-9298 – $250 1.  Reserve a date with Ricky

2.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event

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

Bruce
 
Event Planning begin date Contact Notes
 
FCS Sporting Clays Shoots Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning Call Capital City Clays at least a week before the shoot (512-272-4707), talk to them in person at the previous shoot, or give them our Annual Calendar 1.  Send an email to the Club no later than a week before the event

2.  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 Call Capital City Clays at least a week before the shoot (512-272-4707), talk to them in person at the previous shoot, or give them our Annual Calendar 1.  Choose a youth group

2.  Reserve the date with the chosen youth group

3.  Send an email to the Club no later than a week before the event

4.  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.  Post a report for each event and update the Attendance and Events Statistics web pages
 
Wayne
Event Planning begin date Contact Notes
Chartered Bay Fishing Trips Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Marty’s Landing – 361-983-FISH 1.  Reserve a date with a guide

2.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

Guided Coastal Duck Hunts Mid-August for duck season; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Castaway Lodge (Seadrift) – 888-618-4868 – $225 1.  Reserve a date with a guide

2.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

 
Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trips to Port O’Connor Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip The Inn at Clark’s (361-983-2300) or Airbnb 1.  Reserve an Airbnb house or townhome

2.  Follow the notification procedures in the Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip Rotation at least a month before the event

3.  Post a report on each event and update the Attendance, Events Statistics , and Self-chartered Bay Fishing Trip Rotation web pages

Self-guided/chartered Coastal Blasts and Casts to Port O’Connor Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip The Inn at Clark’s (361-983-2300) or Airbnb 1. Reserve an Airbnb house or townhome.

2.  Send an email to the Club at least a month before the event

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

Binh

Event

Planning begin date Contact Notes
Family Celebration Banquet Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; banquet planning is generally at least two months before a banquet Varies 1.  Reserve a meeting room at a restaurant

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

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

Ministry Event (Wild Game Dinner) Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; ministry event planning is generally at least two months before a ministry event

4:30 – 7:30 PM at :

St. George’s Court apartments (for people 62 years old and above and/or disabled; 1443 Coronado Hills Drive, Austin)

Or

Pathways of Northgate apartments (a Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) property for people who are disabled and/or involuntarily displaced by a natural disaster or government action; mostly single mothers and their children; 9120 Northgate Blvd, Austin)

St. George’s Court apartments – Jennie Son (Family Eldercare) – json@familyeldercare.org – 512-459-1002

Pathways of Northgate apartments – Veronica Riggins – veronicar@hacanet.org – Cell: 512-619-1903, Office: 512-477-4488, Ext. 3407

1.  Reserve the date with St George’s Court

2.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event

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

Raul
Event Planning begin date Contact Notes
Self-guided hog hunts Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning TBD. 1.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event

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

Daryl
Event Planning begin date Contact Notes
Chartered Hybrid/Striped/ White Bass Fishing Trips Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Possible guides include:

Fermin Fernandez – 512 755-1007

Kevin McConnell – kmcaustin@gmail.com, 512-428-6315

Max Milam – 325-379-2051

1.  Reserve a date with a guide

2.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event

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

Chartered Largemouth Bass Fishing Trips Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Kevin McConnell – kmcaustin@gmail.com, 512-428-6315 1.  Reserve a date with a guide

2.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event

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

Mike
Event Planning begin date Contact Notes
Semi-guided Dove Hunt(s) Dates are set each October during annual Calendar planning; trip planning is generally at least two months before a trip Central Texas:

Varies

South Texas:

Texas Wild

curthrabe@gmail.com

210-683-5444

1.  Send an email to the Club at least one month before the event

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

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