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60 www.randomlake.org New Patients Welcome 37 Hickory Dr., Random Lake Dr. Gerry Vogler, D.D.S. (920) 994-4367 The Random Lake Rod & Gun Club is very active with Hunting, Fishing and Target events, with many programs for the young and old. 'NEW' ROD & GUN CLUB PROMOTES CONSERVATION, SHOOTING SPORTS The Random Lake Rod & Gun Club membership continues to grow — as do its offerings of programs and activities. The first Random Lake Rod & Gun Club was organized on April 9, 1936, and 60 active members, four honorary mem- bers and seven junior members were enrolled. Dr. William M. Dettmann was the first president, while Dr. John H. Klug served as vice-president and Arthur Be- ger as secretary-treasurer. After a few years World War II arrived, taking many of the members away from home. By the 1950s the club had pretty much passed out of existence. The state Department of Natural Re- sources made several attempts to im- prove Random Lake's fish population during the 1950s, and the final decision was to use a chemical treatment to kill all the fish and "start over." That process caused so much disagreement that there was a move to revive the Random Lake Rod & Gun Club. On Feb. 28, 1956, the club was reorganized and within two weeks there were 40 regular members and six junior members signed up. Ken Schuette was elected president, while Random Lake Rod & Gun Club

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