Ticket sales for this event closed on 4/10. However, we still have a few available, but you must call or text Stephanie at 512-694-0387.
Join us for a crawfish boil and live Cajun music on the deck.
We have 2 bands this year Gumbo Ce Soir playing 2-5 pm and Jean-Pierre and the Zydeco Angels playing 6-9!
In addition to crawfish and fixins, we will also have Cajun fried turkey, duck gumbo, and venison sausage.
Beer*, Wine*, Hurricanes, and soft drinks as well!
$20 per adult, $10 for teens, kids 12 and under are free!
Questions call Steph 512-694-0387
There will be lots of games and raffles, including life-size Jenga and Yahtzee, Cornhole, and Chicken-Sh*t Bingo!
Proceeds benefit SCI AUSTIN to purchase equipment for Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens in our area!
*Beer & Wine donated by Capitol Wright Distributing - THANK YOU!
**Because this is a private residence, we don't want to publicize address, once you register, you will receive an email with address/directions. It is near Salt Lick in Driftwood.
Our main fundraiser for the year, which funds our local and national conservation, education and humanitarian services projects. Lots of awesome firearms, hunts, and gear! And some of the top outfitters from around the world.
To purchase tickets, go to the "Store" link on this website.
Here is a preview of some of the auction items! More to Come!!!
Custom Fishing Rod
Donated by Dane Pryor
Colorado Cabin Five Night Stay
Donated By Mark and Beverly Jaffe, Conejos Cabins
Mark and Beverly Jaffe of Sky Line Lodge-Conejos Cabins have graciously donated a 5 night stay in one of their 1 bedroom cabins (up to 2 people) in Platoro, Colorado. Enjoy your private cabin on the banks of the Conejos River in southern Colorado. Fish for trout, hike the mountain trails, or explore the Rocky Mountains on your ATV. Conejos Cabins are surrounded by the Rio Grande National Forest and are near the South San Juan Wilderness. If you time it right, you may also see the golden aspens turn and shimmer in the late September breezes. This area has been rated #1 in Colorado for viewing aspens in their fall transformation. Stay can be upgraded for more nights and/or a larger cabin. Offer good for the 2018 season pending availability.
Five day Colorado Whitetail Hunt for one hunter
Donated by Western Sky Outfitters LLC
This is for a two-on-one hunt for whitetail deer to be taken during the dates of December 1-14, 2018. Buyer is responsible for bringing another hunter at the normal price of $3450. Arrival/Departure point is Denver, Colorado. Lodging is not included. Deadline for license application is April 1, 2018. www.westernskyoutfitters.com
Red Snapper Fishing for Four
Donated by Glen Box/ Straight Hookin!
Four anglers for a full day of fishing with Captain Glen Box. Arrival/Departure point is Port O’Connor, Texas. Dates to be arranged between March and August of 2018. Contact Capt. Glen at 512-945-3851.
Prairie Dog Hunt
Donated by Cliff & Gail Woerner
A prairie dog hunt for two people in Northeastern Colorado (on the plains near Sterling) with board member Cliff Woerner, in June 2018 for two days. Dates to be arranged with Cliff. You will be picked up at the Denver Airport and taken to headquarters motel in Sterling, CO on a Friday and begin hunting prairie dogs on Saturday morning, break for lunch and resume in the afternoon. Sunday morning hunt until noon, then back to the airport to return home.
Hunt includes two nights in motel (double occupancy), two breakfast/lunches/dinners, and transportation to and from airport. It does not include ammunition or Colorado state hunting license, which may be purchased online before arrival.
Cliff’s wife, Gail, is from this area and will be arranging ranches to hunt with her friends and neighbors. We have done this hunt numerous times and it is a blast! We suggest a flat shooting rifle caliber. Shots are 200+ yards most of the time. We suggest 200 rounds of ammunition. Cliff will be driving up and will gladly transport weapons and ammunition if you prefer not to endure the hassle of the airlines. If you wish to drive, we will provide directions.
$4000 Credit for 2 hunters for Ohio Whitetail Hunt
Donated by Briarwood Whitetails
Our friends at Briarwood in Bellefontaine, Ohio have generously donated a 3 day/4 night hunt for TWO Northeastern Whitetail Deer. Included are daily fees for 2 hunters, and $1000 credit per hunter towards the harvest of two trophy whitetails (one per hunter). Daily fees include lodging, meals, beverages, professional guide and transportation of trophies to local meat processor/taxidermist. Method of take is hunters’ choice. Briarwood is located 45 minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio. Hunt to be taken on available dates between 9/16-12/20 of 2018 or 2019. Taxidermy/shipping of trophy not included, but can be arranged.
Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve Hog Hunt
Donated By: Steven Fulton, Ranch Manager
This awesome trip is close to home, on a 5500 acre ranch in Blanco County. Includes one night of lodging for a family of 5 in fully furnished cabin, and guided hog hunt. Hunt to be taken in July or August of 2017. Hunt may be upgraded to include Sika deer as well.
New Zealand Hunt for 2
Donated By: Shane Johnston, Four Seasons Safaris
Shane Johnston, award-winning owner/outfitter of Four Seasons Safaris New Zealand invites two hunters to experience the breathtaking scenery and the mountain wilderness of the spectacular Southern Alps while hunting New Zealand’s big three: Tahr, Chamois and Red Stag.
Hunt record book trophies with a dedicated, experienced and enthusiastic team of guides that will, without doubt, “exceed your expectations”. Hunt can be taken in either 2018 or 2019. The hunt includes 4 days of hunting for 2 hunters, 2x1 guide service, field accommodations, meals, 4WD transfers from Christchurch Intl’ Airport to the hunting area and a $1,000 trophy fee credit for each hunter to put towards either a Tahr, Chamois or a trophy Red Stag. Live your lifetime dream and experience all of what Four Seasons has to offer. Specializing in trophy hunting all of New Zealand’s big game animals, bird shooting, fly fishing for trout and salmon, jet boat and helicopter safaris, scenic tours, “pamper me” spa days, golf on a top golf resort, horse riding safaris, shopping and so much more. Not included in the hunt is weapons permit (NZ$25.), expediting, taxidermy, shipping/packing or export documents of trophies and gratuities. This donation is a helicopter assisted hunt into the Alps if you choose to hunt tahr or chamois. Helicopter time is payable at $1,650 per hour. If you wish to speak with Shane about this fantastic adventure, contact him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Stag Hind Hunt for one hunter and one observer
Donated By Rain Creek Ranch
This package is for one hunter and one observer in Brady Texas at the beautiful Rain Creek Ranch. Hunt to be completed before March 1, 2019. Hunt is for two red stag hinds, however, hunt may be upgraded per price list. Hunter may choose to use rifle, bow, or crossbow.
Panama Sport Fishing
Hooked On Panama Fishing Lodge
Three days of fishing, 4 nights lodging at the beautiful Hooked on Panama resort. Arrival/departure point is David, Panama. Includes airport transfers, lodging, food/drink, fishing tackle, guides. Does not include gratuities. Winner agrees to bring at least one additional guest, however lodge can accommodate 12 total for fishing. Prices go down per person as you add more. See brochures for pricing details.
President Stephanie Wottrich and VP Jerel Wottrich, as well as members Dave and Anita Merkel and Gary and Eda Rose have all fished here this past summer and had very positive reviews.
LED Landscape Lighting
Donated by: Texas Outdoor Lighting
Texas Outdoor Lighting will design and install a $5000 LED outdoor lighting system on your home or property. Property must be in Central Texas. All of our systems are 100% LED, use Made in the USA fixtures, and are installed by our highly trained technicians. May be upgraded for additional lighting needs. Joel has designed and installed lighting for the Alamo, as well as President and Vice President Jerel and Stephanie Wottrich’s home. Disabled Veteran Owned Business.
Argentina Dove Hunt
Donated by: Roberto Zovich, Majan Safari
Majan Safaris has donated a 3 day “Hot Barrel Dove Hunt” for one hunter. Hunt to be taken before March 31st of 2019. Hunt may be upgraded to include duck, pigeon, and perdiz if desired. President and Vice President Stephanie and Jerel Wottrich had an excellent hunt with Roberto in 2016. Arrival/Departure point is Santiago Del Estero, Argentina. Excluded is firearm rental of $60 per day, Bird Boy fee of $40 per day, and shells at $13 per box. Buyer is required to bring one additional hunter at $1350.
Deep Sea Fishing off the Texas Coast
Donated By: Morgan Irvin, Captain Morgan’s Saltwater Adventures
Four anglers will enjoy a day of fishing for red snapper, grouper, cobia, kingfish, and various other species. Fishing trip originates in Port Mansfield, Texas. All bait and tackle provided, just bring your food and drink for the day. Includes a bottle of Captain Morgan as well!
100% DONATION / EXHIBITOR
British Columbia Hunt
Donated by: BC Trophy Mountain Outfitters
You are bidding on a $5000 hunt credit with BC Trophy Mountain Outfitters. The credit can be used for one of the following hunts: Mountain Goat, California Bighorn Sheep, Canadian Moose, or Mountain Lion at regular price. Tax, tags, licenses and stewardship contributions are extra. Transportation to and from Vancouver will be arranged. You can also add extra species including Black Bear, Mule Deer, Wolf, Upland Birds, and Fishing per price list. BC Trophy Mountain Outfitters operates a 2000 square mile guide territory in SW British Columbia that has supplied first class trophies for more than 175 years and has been in business for over 25 years.
Life Membership to Safari Club International and SCI AUSTIN
Spousal Life Membership to Safari Club International and SCI AUSTIN
David Denies Argentina Dove Hunt -- Details to come
Colorado Archery Elk Hunt
Donated by: Colorado Expeditions
Colorado Expeditions has generously donated a private land archery elk hunt. This 5 day hunt will be a 2x1 hunt to be taken during archery season of 2018 or 2019. Hunt will be conducted near Dolores, Colorado. Past President Rick Welch, Vice President Jerel Wottrich, and President, Stephanie Wottrich have all hunted with Bob & Terri and had great things to say. Hunt may be upgraded to include deer or bear as well. Not included –Non-resident elk tag. If not successful in draw, you maypurchase a landowner tag.
7 Day Campeche Jungle Hunt (Southern Mexico) for Two Hunters
Alfredo LaMadrid of Balam Outfitters
Alfredo LaMadrid of Balam Outfitters invites you to Campeche, Mexico for a 7 day, 1x1 guided hunt for two hunters, with the following species for each hunter. Schedule hunt with outfitter for open dates from March – May of 2019. Hunters will have their choice of 3 of the following species: Red Brocket Deer, Gray brocket Deer, Collared Peccary, Agouti, Ocellated Turkey, Great Curassow, Crested Guan, Chachalaca and Perdiz. You may also hunt Forest Cougar, but it is not included in donation. Includes accommodations, meals, trophy fees for 3 animals per hunter, packaging and field prep. Additional hunters may be added for $4500, observers for $ 1,500 Additional game may be added per price list. Not included are the landowner fees ($1,400 per hunter), licenses ($350/hunter) tags ($ 200 each), and any before or after hunt expenses. Arrival/departure point is Campeche, Mexico. Firearms may be rented from the outfitter for $150 for the week.
Cape Buffalo Hunt
Shaun Keeney Safaris
8 day hunt for one hunter for cape buffalo bull. Hunt may be upgraded for other trophies per price list. Arrival/Departure is Johannesburg, RSA
Sunrise Images Photography
$500 Gift Certificate towards custom Safari Photo Book
7 day Safari for two hunters
Restless Africa Safaris
Two hunters for a 7 day hunt in South Africa . Includes trophy fees for two springbuck, 2 blesbuck, and 2 impalas. Arrival/Departure point is Johannesburg, RSA.
100% DONATION/ EXHIBITOR
Eastern Cape Safari
Leopard’s Valley Safaris
10 day free range safari for one hunter in the Eastern Cape mountains. Includes trophy fee for one Vaal Rhebuck and one Mountain Reedbuck.
100% DONATION EXHIBITOR
10 day safari for one hunter, one observer
Unico Hunting Safaris
10 day hunt in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Includes trophy fee for one golden wildebeest and one nyala bull. Also includes voucher for spa package for non-hunter and shoulder mount for golden wildebeest.
10 day South Africa Plains Game Hunt and Photo Safari for 1 Hunter and 1 Observer, Spa Treatment and Elephant Back Safari
Donated By: Phillip Bronkhorst Safaris
The Clients will travel to South Africa for this 10-day trip that will include seven days of 1x1 hunting for the hunter and 3 non hunting days to relax, 10 Observer days for the companion to enjoy a relaxing photographic safari, donated by Phillip Bronkhorst Safaris. Hunter’s non hunting days could be upgraded to hunting days @ $225 per day. If the non-hunting companion wants to upgrade to hunter it will be @ $ 225 1x1 or $ 125 2x1. The Hunter will have the choice of hunting gemsbok, impala and blue wildebeest or $3,500 credit toward species hunted. The non-hunters will also receive a spa treatment and an elephant back photo safari. Schedule this rifle hunt with outfitter for open dates in 2018 or 2019. Included are luxury safari camp accommodations, meals, laundry service, trophy fees for donated species or $3,500 credit for hunter, government tax, 1x1 guide service and field prep. Additional hunters are welcome for $450/day 1x1 or $ 350 2x1. Additional observers @ $225/day. Several activities are available for non-hunters, specialized photographic trips could also be arranged before or after your safari which could include Cape Town, Kruger National Park or Victoria Falls, see outfitter for details. Not included are firearm permit, transportation to/from hunting location ($500 per group), deposit for dates ($1,000 hunter), dipping/packing and expediting and gratuities. Hunt may be upgraded to include additional game. Arrival and Departure days excluded. See outfitter for current price list.
Arrival/departure point is OR Tambo International Airport. For more information, contact Phillip Bronkhorst by email at email@example.com
Book and Hunt your safari with a PHASA Member. (Professional Hunters Association of South Africa)
2-day 2 Iberian Red Stags and 2 European Wild Boar Hunt in Spain for Two Hunters and Two Observers
Travel to Spain for a superb, 2-day, 1x1 guided Iberian red stag up to 190 SCI points and European wild boar for each hunters hunt for 2 hunters and 2 observers, donated by ATP Hunt. Method of take is rifle Schedule hunt with outfitter for open dates September 2018-February 2019, only. No alternate dates are available. Included are accommodations, meals, guide service, trophy fee for red stags 190 and wild boar for each hunter and field prep. Additional hunters cost $590/day plus trophy fee; observers $290/day. Not included are any before/after hunt expenses, licenses ($350), 21% VAT on donor value of hunt, dipping, packaging/shipping and gratuities. Hunt can be upgraded to include additional species; consult outfitter for details. Arrival/departure point is Madrid. For more information, contact Andres Torrico at Int. 34 600 44 09 62 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2-day Best Available Chamois Hunt in Spain for One Hunter and One Observer
Travel to Spain for this superb 2-day 1x1 guided best available Pyrenean chamois hunt for one hunter and one observer, donated by ATP HUNT. Method of take is rifle. Schedule hunt with outfitter for open dates October 15 2018-January 31, 2019 or March1 -May 15 - 2019, only. No alternate dates available. Hunt can be upgraded to include additional species; see outfitter for details. Included are accommodations, meals, guided service, trophy fee for best available chamois and field prep. Additional hunters cost $590/day plus another trophy fee; observers $290/day. Not included are any before/after hunt expenses, licenses ($350), VAT 21% of the donor value, dipping, packaging/shipping and gratuities. Hunt can be upgraded to include additional species; consult outfitter for details. For more information, contact Andres Torrico at Int. +34 600 44 09 62 or email: email@example.com.
DONATION DETAILS TO FOLLOW ON BELOW ITEMS:
Prairie Dog Hunt
New Zealand Hunt
Shane Johnston New Zealand Four Seasons Safaris
New Mexico Pronghorn Hunt
Lone Star Outfitters
Colorado Whitetail Hunt
Wyoming Pronghorn Hunt
$2500 Taxidermy Credit Towards a Safari
Rockin Rhino Taxidermy
Whitetail Shoulder Mount
Whitetail European Mount
Over 20 Firearms!
Framed prints by Sherry Steele
Framed Print by Doug Giles
SCI Artist of the Year Print
Handmade knife by Huse Knives
Gift Certificate valued over $500 to the Trophy Records Department of SCI
There are more and more items coming every day!!!!
Founding member, life member, and board member Cliff Woerner will be opening his beautiful home in the lakeway area to our members for an evening to remember. Tickets are $10, which includes a raffle ticket for a fantastic shotgun. Directions and addresswill be emailed to all registered parties within a week of the event.
Join us at SCI Austin to meet and hear hunting legend and author Craig Boddington share his thrilling hunting adventures and discuss the future of the sport.
You will have time to meet Col Boddington face-to-face, as well as get a copy of one of his many books autographed in person.
Craig is a life member of SCI and SCI AUSTIN chapter. He is the upcoming recipient of the 2018 Weatherby Award.
Admission: $35 for adults, $20 for teens. 100 tickets available.
Well known professional hunter and photographer Michael Fell will be hosting an event along with other wildlife photographers and videographers. Their art work is world renowned and stunning!
Raising funds for Texas Parks and Wildlife and the International Wildlife Crimestoppers. As a hunting community, we need to gather and show our support!
Location: The Austonian (top floor)
Admission: $50 per person, includes snacks and alcohol.