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The Mad River Club is believed to be the second oldest sportsmen’s club in New York State having been incorporated in 1894.

Our club has over 300 members.

We currently lease or own over 16,000 acres in New York State.

Our primary properties are located in Oswego County, on the Tug Hill Plateau. We also lease three different parcels in the “central southern tier”.

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 Recent Update:

11/29/2020

December Cancel Meeting






DUES ARE DUE DECEMBER 31st

Membership notices will be emailed on December 1st, to those that have email and mailed to those that do not (if any of your contact information has changed email, address, phone numbers ect. please use the contact us section of the website and send us your new contact information). If you do not receive a notice by December 10th, please email membership@madriverclub.com.
Dues are payable by December 31st. If sending by mail, must be postmarked by 12/31. Any dues received after 12/31 are subject to a 10% late fee.
Dues are payable at http://mad-river-club.square.site or mailed. Please no cash in the mail. If you are using the website please add each item you need to match your invoice.

Crossing Stream Beds on Property

ATV’s/UTV’s must use bridges. Cars/Trucks can cross the stream beds. As always be cautious of water levels when crossing water stops.


11/13/2020 General Membership Meeting Cancelled

November Cancel Meeting

THE CLUB IS IN SEARCH OF OLD CLUB BADGES

We are trying to update our Badge Collection in the Clubhouse. If anyone has a badge from the following year/years (member and/or guests) that they would like to donate, please email secretary@madriverclub.com in order to coordinate pickup or mailing.

ANY badges from the 1950’s, 1960’s, or 1970’s

More Recent:

  • 1999- Members Badges
  • 2016- Guest Badges
  • 2017- Members Badges
  • 2019- Members and Guest Badges

 

10/01/2020 GUN RAFFLE WINNERS – CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS!

Gun Raffle Winners

 

9/27/2020 BARKLEY PROPERTY NOTICE

Barkley Property

 

9/25/2020 MARATHON PROPERTY NOTICE

Crawford Logging Notification Letter

 

9/10/2020 – Important Membership Meeting

Important Membership Meeting

 

9/1/2020 – Rifle Range

Rifle Range

 

8/30/2020 – Budget Meeting

Budget Meeting

 

8/16/2020 – Missing Cans /  Bottles

Missing Cans and Bottles

 

8/5/2020 – Trash on Littlejohn Road

TRASH ON LITTLEJOHN ROAD

 

7/27/2020 – MRC 2020 Archery Events Cancelled

Archery Cancelled

 

7/04/2020 – July Board and General Membership Meeting!!!

July Board and General Meeting

 

6/25/2020 – Landowner Notice

LANDOWNER NOTICE 6-25-20

 

6/17/2020 – New Member Orientation

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION SCHEDULED

 

6/15/2020 – Proposed Bylaws Change

Proposed Bylaws Change 6-20

 

6/15/2020 – Red Flag on the Range

RED FLAG ON THE SHOOTING RANGE – PLEASE READ

 

5/30/2020 – NOTICE – PLEASE READ

From Mike Lane,

– Please remember that the Rules state 1 member can have 1 guest on property
– when on Glann ave, cross Cold Brook via the bridge if in ATV/UTV. Only trucks can cross through the stream bed.

 

Request from the lease land owners,

We are being asked to allow the Loop Road one more month of dry time. The Loop Road will be closed until July 1st

to ALL ATV/UTV and automobile traffic. PLEASE respect this request from the landowner.

From Steve Cassebury Camping Chairman,

There are two sites available for members on the Wurth property – Contact Steve if interested – 315-481-1496

 

5/11/2020 – FISH STOCKING

WORKDAY OPPORTUNITY

 

5/9/2020 – NOTICE FROM GC

Notice to all MRC members; May 9, 2020 RE; Little John Lease Lands

Most of the lease land gates will be accessible beginning May 9 2020. We are asking members to hold off on using the South gate to allow more time for the road to dry off. Remember to Tread lightly and be Safe!

It is important to remember to use all the NYS Dept. of Health guide lines during the Covid 19 pandemic. Use 6-foot social distancing – limiting group size to 10 or under – sanitize your hands before and after touching items such as the gates and locks to help reduce the spread of the disease.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation on this. Stay healthy all!

Gary Crawford
President MRC

 

5/9/2020 – GATES OPEN

Gate Opening Notice 2020

 

4/21/2020 – Leased Land Update

Notice to all MRC members 4:21

 

Marathon Property Map Link

Some exciting new to share with the MRC membership

 

4/14/2020 – Online Hunter Safety Course

NOTICE I received this from Kelly Stang Hunter Education Program Administrator NYS Hunter Education Courses;

Please post on Facebook and the website,

New York is now going to offer a fully online hunter education course so that students can get certified during this time when we cannot offer in- person courses. The online course is going to be offered through Kalkomey, the company that we use for Event Manager and the online homework.

The course will cost $19.95 per person. Right now, the course will be available for a limited time, from April 15 through June 30, 2020. By late June, we will make a decision on whether to keep the course open for a longer period of time. Anyone age 11 or older can take the online course and you must be a resident of New York State. Students who successfully complete the course, and pass the final exam, will get a hunter education certificate. Starting Wednesday, April 15th the course can be found at https://www.hunter-ed.com/newyork/

Kalkomey is charging a fee for students to take this online course. That money stays with Kalkomey and helps pay for the customer support they provide for the online course. Providing this fee-based online course is an action that had to be taken at this time in order to continue offering hunter education courses, and to fulfill our legal obligation to issue hunter education certificates for those who want to purchase a hunting license.

Thank you, Gary Crawford,

4/6/2020 – Clubhouse Usage Notice

MRC club houseuse letter 2020

 

3/19/2020 – Message From Our President

The Flickenstein property in Lafayette is no longer available to the membership. All members should / are to remove their tree stands and or hunting blinds ASAP. A work day will be planned soon to remove the posted signs.

Also a replacement lease property was approved by the membership in the Marathon area with more details coming when the lease is finalized and signed.

Thanks,

GC

3/3/2020 – IMPORTANT – HUNTERS READ THIS!

 

Lead Ammo Ban Article

 

3/2/2020 – DEC Newsletter

 

Hunting and Trapping Newsletter

 

10/15/2019 – Proposed By-Laws Change

MRC Board approved proposed changes to the By-Laws. A vote was then taken at the October Member’s Meeting. The motion to adopt the changes passed.

A SECOND VOTE will be taken at the upcoming November Member’s Meeting. If it passes again, the changes will be adopted at the December Member’s Meeting.

Click on the following link to open a pdf or use the viewer below:

Proposed By-Laws Change

Proposed by Laws change

LOGGING TRUCKS HAVE RIGHT OF WAY

Members need to yield to logging trucks. We have to remember that SAFETY is FIRST on MRC Properties and WE ARE ESSENTIALLY GUESTS on this property. Yes we pay a leasing fee, but the activities of the landowner take priority over our activities. LOGGING TRUCKS HAVE RIGHT OF WAY. Failure to yield will result in LOSS OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP.