Predator hunters will be scanning fields for coyotes, fox and bobcats in preparation for the Jan. 12-15 Camp Gibbs Predator Hunt.
IRON RIVER—Predators hunters, it’s time to set your sights on for the sixth annual Camp Gibbs Predator Hunt to be held Jan. 12-15.
The predator hunt’s headquarters will be at Camp Gibbs Recreation Area in the Ojibway Archer’s clubhouse.
A mandatory registration will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at which time participants will be presented with all rules concerning the hunt.
Registration is $25 per hunter. There is a limit of two hunters per team and teams must be identified at registration.
Cash prizes will be awarded. Winners are determined by a point system. Coyote, fox and bobcat are targeted.
Payouts will be given to the top five entries. Cash prizes will be given for first through fourth places will be given. Fifth place winner will receive a 45th anniversary Limited Edition U.P. Championship Rodeo raffle calendar and be submitted into the year-long rodeo raffle.
There will also be a $25 cash payout for each animal taken that is not a prize winner. Any proceeds from the hunt go to Camp Gibbs and for the purchase of Thanksgiving turkeys for the Iron River Senior Center.
A spaghetti dinner will be served during registration hours for $6. The dinner of spaghetti, big meatballs, salad and garlic toast will b prepared by Jim Duda and Greg Stebbins. Two guns will be raffled off at this time.
On Sunday, Jan. 15, predator check in day, there will be BBQ sandwiches with chips for $3. Sunday check in time begins at 10 a.m. All animals must be checked in by noon.
Camp Gibbs Recreation Area is located west of Iron River along Gibbs City Road.
For more information on the Camp Gibbs Predator Hunt, contact Bobby Chmielewski at 265-3626.