Rod & Gun Club: 0050.0025


            Kimberley Rod and Gun Club has written the government urging purchase of the S Half Diamond Ranch on Premier Lake to provide a public park area centrally located in hunting, boating and fishing territory.  This park would provide access to the lake where none is now assured.

            Premier Lake, one of the larger lakes in the district, was recently rehabilitated and restocked so it should provide excellent fishing.

            It was suggested that the cost could be charged against the sportsmen’s conservation fund and expenses might be defrayed by granting timber and Christmas tree cutting leases.

            Annual meeting of the club, which had 760 members in 1960, will be on January 29th, with Dr. Hatter, Chief Game Biologist for the province as guest speaker.

0050.0025: Rod & Gun Club

Newspaper article Kimberley Rod & Gun Club wrote to government urging purchase of ranch on Premier Lake to turn into Provincial Park.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  January 26, 1961
Pages:  5
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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People arrow Hatterarrow
People arrow Staplesarrow
Associations arrow Kimberley Rod and Gun Clubarrow
Physical Features arrow Lakes arrow Premier Lakearrow
Natural History arrow Parks arrow Provincial arrow Premier Lake Parkarrow


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