Announcements and Events
2021 KLSC Ladies Night Out Recap
The Kelly Lake Sportsman’s Club would like to thank all the ladies for attending our 11th annual Ladies Night Out Banquet on October 4, 2021 at Romy’s Holiday Inn, Kelly Lake. Arlyn Libal and Mike Wirz co-chaired the event this year and the banquet was a great success with over 220 attendees. Thank you Arlyn and Mike and to all the KLSC volunteers that help plan and work the event. Thank you to the generous support of our attendees, as the funds raised will be used for donations to the Brazeau Dive Team, Kelly Advancement Association, our Fish Stocking and Pheasant Planting projects, the Kids Fishing Derby, annual Ice Fishing Derby and our Scholarship Program. This year can goods and cash donations collected were taken to St. Anne’s Food Pantry in Lena, WI.
The KLSC would like to thank our Sponsors and Supporters for their help in making our 2019 Gun Banquet a success.
Breed Apart Taxidermy, LLC
Associated Resources, LLC, Arlyn Libal
B & B Billiard’s, Butch Van Boxel
Bear’s Tree Service
Blazek Trucking, Inc., Allen Blazek
Custom Windows, Jonathon Courchaine
Ed’s Concrete & Masonry
Gruetzmacher Funeral Home
Kelly Plus, LLC
Macha’s Kelly Lake Storage Units
Macha’s Yard Maintenance
Maiden Lake Plumbing & Kempka Excavating
Meatski’s Quality Meats
Oconto Co. Sportsmen’s Alliance
Romy’s Holiday Inn
Ronald Ristow, D.D.S.
Suring Sportsman’s Club
T & T Builders
Thario Building Services, Inc.
Vande Hei Dairy
Walker’s Kraken Shack
Robert Davis, Owner
A Breed Apart Taxidermy, LLC
A Cut Above Beauty Salon, Dawn Janousky
American Power Sports
Associated Resources, LLC, Arlyn & Merrilee Libal
Bear’s Tree Service
Blue Spruce Tavern
on’s Place in Klondike
Edward Jones Investments, Dave Wendland
F & F In Store Sales & Service, Eric Lamberg
FunFlicks of Northeastern WI, Steve Mocco
Lee Lake Tavern
Meatski’s Meat Market
Menominee Casino Resort
Romy’s Holiday Inn
Silver Moon Springs Fish Hatchery
Upcoming Meetings & Events
January 8: KLSC Ice Fishing Derby
January 27: Blue Spruce Bar, Spruce
February No Meeting
March 31: Old Smashin’s Bar & Grill, Suring
April 28: Klondike Saloon
May: KLSC Gun/Sportsman’s Banquet - Date TBA
May 26: Lee Lake Tavern
June 5: KLSC Kid's Fishing Derby TBA
June 30: Blue Spruce, Spruce
July 28: Klondike Saloon
August 25: Lee Lake Tavern
September 29: Klondike Saloon
October 3: Ladies Night Out Banquet TBA
October 27: Blue Spruce, Spruce
November No Meeting
December 1: Old Smashin’s Bar & Grill, Suring
KLSC Acquires Property
The Kelly Lake Sportsman’s Club has purchased the property (formerly Round Roof SupperClub lot) across from the Kelly Lake Country Store on County Road G, Kelly Lake WI. You may have seen the sign!
With an ideal location such as this, major lake access is only feet away, the club is assured of being able to host our annual Ice Fishing Derby plus other events well into the future.
Annual KLSC Member's Pheasant Hunt Program
The longtime and popular tradition of pheasant hunting in Wisconsin opens statewide each year in October. The KLSC purchases and releases some 240 pheasants on private property made available by land owners.
Hunters sign up at the Kelly Lake Country Store located at 9407 Saint Bernadette Road., receive a sticker for your car window which allows you to hunt and identifies you. You will receive a map of the hunting land. You must be a current member of the Kelly Lake Sportsman's Club, memberships available at the Kelly Lake Country Store.. State of Wisconsin pheasant regulations apply. Please be Safe and Good Hunting!
2021 Kids Fishing Derby
The Kelly Lake Sportsman’s Club held it’s 8th annual Kids Fishing Derby on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Holt Park, Kelly Lake. The derby is held each year on Wisconsin’s DNR free fishing
weekend. Bruce & Kathy Watruba and Cindy Brokiewicz chaired this year, with club volunteers, helped to make this a fun event for 126 registered kids. The derby participants did a great job
catching fish and prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for Bass, Crappie, Blue Gill, Northern, Perch and Walleye.
After a morning of fishing the kids took part in bucket raffles, prize drawings, lunch and the special “Eddie & Janice Watruba Memorial Gift Drawing” with the winner taking home a kayak
with all the accessories. Thank You to all the kids and their families for coming to our 2021 Kids Fishing Derby. Please know the best way to be included in all of KLSC events is to become a member! We would like to thank the following for their donation and time making this a great event: Lena Swamp Archery, Mirro Craft Boats, “Lay In A Line Guide Service”, Holt Park, Cabela’s, A Breed Apart Taxidermy, Saputo Cheese, Cellcom of Suring, Rocket Bobbers, Tackle 2000, Meatski’s, Romy’s Holiday Inn, Friends of Suring Library, Kelly Lake Kwik Stop, Jim “Ticket” Soukup Family, Travis and Alysia Watruba, Rhonda and Roy DeRuyter, Norn and Sharon Pecho, Brandon
Fish Contest Winners:
1st Molly Fisher 15 3/4” 1lb 13oz
2nd Zack Enderes 15 1/4” 1lb 10oz
3rd Will Wright 15” 1lb 12 oz
Blue Gill :
1st Zach Enderes 8 3/4” 1lb 8oz
2nd Declon Smits 8 1/2” 9 oz
3rd Liam Babiarz 9 1/2” 9oz
1st Edward Bates 10 1/4 “ 9oz
2nd Edward Bates 8 1/4” 6 oz
3rd Liam Babiarz 7 3/4” 4oz
1st Lincoln Schmitt 11 3/4” 14oz
2nd Carson Nickolai 11 1/2” 12 oz
3rd Lincoln Schmitt 10 1/2” 8 oz
1st Emma Bates 18” 1lb
Megan VanZeeland 15 1/2” 1lb 8oz
The WINTER FISH CONTEST
The WINTER FISH CONTEST starts November 1st to the first Sunday InMarch. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: $50 for largest Bass, Northern, Walleye! $25 for the largest Perch, Crappie, Bluegill. Fish must be registered at Walker’s Kraken Shack, you must be a KLSC member to register fish and memberships may be purchased at the time of registration.
Summer Fish Contest
KLSC Summer ﬁsh contest starts 1st Sat in May and
ends Oct 31st. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: $50 for the largest Bass, Northern, Walleye! $25 for the largest Perch, Crappie, Bluegill Fish must registered at Walker's Kraken Shack. A copy of the rules are posted at that location. You must be a KLSC member to register fish, memberships may be purchased at the time of registration!
Perch Planted in Kelly Lake
The club planted 5,000 perch in the 7”-9” range in Kelly Lake on October 25th.
$500 scholarships from The Kelly Lake Sportsman’s Club Scholarship Program are awarded in May. The awards are for those entering college in the conservation field, such as forestry, wildlife, fishery, habitat management, etc. Students from Coleman, Gillett, Lena, Oconto Falls and Suring are eligible. Applicants are required to write the KLSC a letter explaining why they think they should receive the scholarship. The letter is due by April 21, 2022. If more than two letters are received the board will choose who will receive the scholarship. Please contact your school guidance counselors for details.
Congratulations to Lena High School graduate Lillian Sellen and Suring High School graduate Duncan Breed for being selected as our 2020 KLSC Scholarship award recipients. Each will a $500.00 scholarship. We would like to wish Lillian and Duncan much success in their future studies.
Fishing Contest Winners
2020-2021 Winter Fish Contest Winners
16 1/4” 2lbs
10 3/4” 10oz
8 1/4” 8oz
22 1/2” 3lbs 12oz
30 1/8” 5lbs 14oz
2021 Summer Fish Contest Winners
Mark Hornick 14” 1# 8oz
Ken Guenther 11” 1# 15oz
Jim Zeitler 19 3/4”
Andy Fengya 9 3/4” 8oz
Jason Seefeldt 20 3/4” 3#
Paul Eagle 27 1/2” 4#