News & Events

Order Your Tickets Before They’re Gone

Here is how to order online: Send your etransfer ($50 per ticket) to: swoc.wheatley.ca@gmail.com -- Please use ontario as the security password and include your name, address and phone number. We will mail the ticket(s) to you. Or, send an email with your name and phone number and a SWOC member will get back to you.

Southwest Outdoors Club Volunteers of the Year

At the SWOC March 10, 2020 general meeting, Don and Joyce Wigle were recognized as our 2019 Volunteers of the Year. Together, Don and Joyce put in hundreds of volunteer hours at the Clubs' annual events - Big Buck Sportsmen Show, Kids Fishing Derby and Big Boyz Fishing Tournament.  President Dan Reive is shown presenting a plaque and cheque as a token of our appreciation.

SWOC ATV Tickets are AVAILABLE

SWOC ATV Tickets are AVAILABLE at Comber Home Hardware and Hudson Motorcycle in Tilbury. Please call before going to Comber Home Hardware (519-919-7020) or Hudson's (519-682-2430) to ensure availability. As an alternative, order your tickets online! Send your etransfer ($50 per ticket) to: swoc.wheatley.ca@gmail.com -- Please use ontario as the security password and include your name, address and phone number. We will mail the ticket(s) to you. The draw will be held as planned at 3 ...

SWOC 2018 Kids Fishing Derby

Kids Fishing Derby, Saturday July 7, 8 am-12 noon, east side of Wheatley Harbour. There will be Free food & prizes, Bait rods n reels supplied if needed. All welcome.     PS - Help required to set up tent Friday at 6pm.

SWOC Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Leo Wybenga  for all his hard work, efforts and dedicated time making our club better. AS membership coordinator Leo ensures things run smoothly when a memberships are renewed or new members join the club. Give Leo a high ^5 next time you see hi and say thanks.

CCFR Parliamentary Press Conference: Bill C-71

What do you know about BILL C-71 ? The CCFR holds a press conference in Center Block at the Canadian Parliament to come out against Bill C-71. If you approve of the CCFR's way of representing Canadian gun owners, become a member or donate at www.ccfr.ca Please feel free to share this CCFR video

Leamington Canadian Tire and SWOC ATV Raffle

BIG Thanks to the Leamington Canadian Tire Store for providing some space so the SWOC could sell ATV raffle tickets for the upcoming Big Buck Show in Tillbury on April 21st, It was a cold windy day to be outside but SWOC volunteers were donating their time on Saturday morning at the Leamington Canadian Tire selling ATV raffle tickets. Only 400 tickets available for this $10,000 ATV! The local Oliveira CFMOTO Canada dealer located in Comber helped out our SWOC with an awesome ATV.

How your MNR revenues are spent.

Article by Peter Epp with Chatham-Kent THIS WEEK MNR uses camouflage in hunting fee fund   A lack of transparency in how provincial revenue is raised and how it is spent has been a consistent complaint from some Ontario residents. Collectively, they contribute millions of dollars in fees and other government “revenue tools” (as Premier Kathleen Wynne has called them), but how that money is spent is sometimes a mystery. Especially irritating is the knowledge the money is ...

OFAH Mary Pickford Trophy Awarded to SWOC

OFAH Mary Pickford Trophy Winner 2018 The Mary Pickford Trophy is presented annually to the OFAH member club considered to have done the most conservation work over the past year. OFAH Conference 2018 winners of the Mary Pickford Trophy award was presented to the South West Outdoor Club (SWOC.ca) for conservation work in their area. A complete list of outdoor events and work completed is available on the club website www.swoc.ca Congratulations to all the 140 members dedicated and hard ...

Ontario’s 2nd largest crossbow SWOC Big Buck 2017 Winner

So for those in attendance knowDoug Daniels won the 2017 SWOC Big Buck during the annual members Christmas dinner. Robert Beneteau Taxidermy did an awesome presentation with the mounting and finishing on Ontario's 2nd largest buck taken with a crossbow. They brought the "Buck" out to our general meeting last week. There was a pretty good turnout also to vote in new board members. Doug Daniels with his huge monster buck, Ontario's 2nd largest crossbow buck.  Gross 196 3/8 typical ...

SWOC Volunteer of the YEAR 2018

SWOC Membership Co-ordinator Leo Wybenga is our latest member to honoured as VOLUNTEER of the YEAR. If your a member of this club that is renewing or want to join then Leo always makes sure that happens. Next time you meet up with Leo give him a High ^ 5 for all his dedicated hard work. Just in case you may have missed meeting Leo here he is!  

Passing of Club member Cliff Barclay last Friday

CLIFFORD'S OBITUARY     It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Clifford Mark Barclay, formerly of Wheatley. Born September 13, 1948 in Windsor to the late Norman and Florence (Green) Barclay. Passed of complications leading to cardiac arrest on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at Erie Shores Healthcare in Leamington. Cliff dedicated his life to the community and Scouts Canada for over 30 years. He made a difference to many through his community service. Cliff was ...
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