Pheasants Forever Chapter #872
Pheasant Country Chapter 872
who we are
Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs.
Pheasant Country Chapter 872 is an organization of Pheasant enthusiasts, landowners and business people from the United States and Canada who want to increase the Mitchell area pheasant population.
what we do
It is our goal to introduce and maintain programs that improve pheasant habitat. It is proven that habitat development will increase pheasant populations.
Our programs include incentives for landowners to establish and set aside food plots, establish groves of trees to reduce winter losses, & sponsor programs for youth hunters.
* South Dakota Pheasants Forever Newsletter:
* Every month Mike Stephenson, our PF Regional Representative, writes a newsletter which is delivered email to Chapter committee members throughout South Dakota Chapters.
29th Annual Fundraiser & PF Banquet Kickoff
8/26/2014: Everyone enjoyed pheasant poppers for appetizers, two different pheasant entrees donated by County Fair’s deli. Also, thanks go to some of the committee members for cooking food and for bringing food to our event. Thanks to Porter Beer Distributing for the use of their facility and their cold beverages. Everyone is excited about our upcoming banquet.
Banquet Chair Brad Zimmerman & our PF Secretary
Deanell Backlund are in the front.
Our PF Chapter in the News...
2013-2014 National PF Banquet Membership Award
Our Chapter was very proud when our President Dave Allen accepted a top accomplishment awardfor the largest membership Chapter is the USA and Canada of 711 members. Our Chapter sent Dave to the National Pheasant Fest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this past February to accept the 2013-2014 Banquet Membership Award. In the photograph is PF National officer, Dave Nomsen presenting this award to Dave. Thanks to all of our Chapter members who made this happen.
Please remember when renewing your memberships please send to our P O Box 807, Mitchell, SD 57301 rather than the national office so we get credit for your membership directly.
Youth Trap Shoot
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Mitchell Trap Club
PF Volunteer Youth Coordinators Mike Blaalid, Jen Johnston, and John Bennett have been preparing for the upcoming annual Youth Trap Shoot hosted and sponsored by our local PF Chapter.
It will be held on Saturday, August 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mitchell Trap Club. The Mitchell Trap Club is located 1 3/4 miles west of the Ramada Inn. Lunch will be served to all attendees as well. Letters are being sent out to all of those youth who attended the 2014 hunt safe classes in Mitchell inviting them to this event; however all youth ages 12 and up are invited.
A parent or legal guardian must sign a liability waiver for their child before leaving the grounds.
Volunteers will be at the event to assist and instruct the youth. The event is free to the youth who attend. Thanks to No Child Left Behind the ammunition and targets will be paid. For more information, please or . You may also call Mike at 605-996-1564 ext 3 (cell 605-770-6859).
29th Annual Membership Banquet
Mark your calendar now - October 17, 2014
Join us for the largest membership banquet in the US & Canada!
Over 30 guns will be given away this year via Auctions & Raffles, not to mention amazing art, cash, hunts, and more.
Ticket & raffle purchases may be done using the form at the end of the flyer above or click here for just the order form.
Read about these past events...
Hunt Safe Courses
Jen Johnston, Mike Blaalid and John Bennett have been taking turns attending the Mitchell Hunt Safe Courses to welcome the students and tell them about Pheasants Forever. Dave Allen reported that 32 youth memberships have been given away.
About Flushing Bars
Now available to interested PF Landowners - read more...