SWOC Big Buck Day and Trout Pond

The 9th annual SWOC Big Buck Sportsmen’s Show is in the books.


Over 1300 in attendance ensured a very successful show for everyone.

The 35 vendors and displays were busy all day right till closing time.

The Trout Pond outside was stalked with wild rainbow trout and proved to be a handful for young anglers

They did however limit out in the end  as the pond was drained.

SWOC Trout Pond








 Inside the Tilbury Arena a 3D archery range sponsored by the Wild Goose Archery Club hosted  lots of new and young archers all day long,

FROW measured racks and sheds all day long and were very very busy .

Vendors displayed everything from fishing tackle, custom knives, DIY food plot seeds, synthetic deer attractants, hunting clothes, archery gear, taxidermy mounts of all kinds. ATVs, boats and trucks filled the arena.

A live band and a tables of door prizes kept all attendees busy and entertained al day.

Check out the SWOC.ca for pictures and videos about the day.

A fantastic effort by all the SWOC volunteers and local business ensured next year will be even better.

SCI sponsored a Wild Turkey Hunting course all day and was filled to capacity. They ran one extra course to get all the new turkey hunters certified.

Check out the article in the Tilbury Times about the show

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