Beaver Island

Big Buck Contest 2019


This contest was open to all who took does in the first three days of season and there was no entry fee.

Bob Turner won the Big Buck Contest in 2019 with a buck scoring 101-7/8 beating out several other nice bucks taken by: Mark LaFreniere (96-7/8), Brian Kubesh (99-2/8 and 96-4/8).

Diane Luscombe won the Doe Contest and received a $100 gift card to Cabela's.


The winnings are from a 50/50 split of entries and totaled $305. Next year the entry cost will increase and so will the pot!

Raffle winners were:

Mike Dunn- 30.06 rifle and scope

Bill Sullivan- .22 rifle

Paul Welke- Shotgun

Jared Pike- 1/2 fishing charter with Indigo Guides and a second prize of turkey hunting calls and honey

Tom Bliss- 1/2 day fishing charter with Kelly Day Charters

Julie Katz- Binoculars

Mark Holobaugh- GPS

Eric Hodgson- Range Finder

Mark LaFreniere- Engraved knife from Baron Industries

Owen Phillips- Field dressing kit

Duane Bidwell- a basket of items from the Pike camp + cash from the Swearingen camp

Leroy Schwandt- a basket of items from the Dowling Camp + cash from the Swearingen camp

Doug Heynis- head lamps