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Hunters and fishermen measure up

Posted on January 9, 2014 by Taber Times

Another successful Taber Fish and Game Association Measuring Day has come and gone this past Saturday at the Taber Community Centre. The following are the results:

Youth Big Game

Typical Whitetail: First – 142.4 Matthew Stanek. Second – 110 Justin Astalos. Third – 86 Eric Jensen. Fourth – 81.2 Riley O’Brien.

Out of Province Whitetail: First – 132.1 Makenna Leismeister. Second – 128 Clay Leismeister.

Black Bear: First – 17 14/16 Makenna Leismeister.

Non-Typical Mule Deer: First – 179.7 Logan Wiebe. Second – 164.3 Ashton Werewka.

Typical Mule Deer: First – 178.3 Clay Leismeister. Second – 125 Matthew Stanek.

Moose: First – 162.3 Gage Wiebe.

Adult Big Game

Typical Whitetail: First – 149.4 Ryan Leismeister.

Non-Typical Whitetail: First – 173.2 Kevin O’Brien.

Out-of-Province Whitetail: First – 136.5 Jason Wiebe.

Typical Mule Deer: First – 155 Tracey Howells.

Non-Typical Mule Deer: First – 168.3 Brad McPhee.

Elk: First – 337.4 Bernard Sekura.

Moose: First – 109.5 Blain Gross.

Antelope: First – 79.6 Jason Wiebe.

Youth Fish

Pike: 13 lbs 4 oz Justin Astalos.

Walleye: 4 lbs 1 oz Justin Astalos.

Perch: 8.2 oz Justin Astalos.

Youth Birds

Spruce Grouse: 1.28 lbs Matthew Stanek.

Ruffed Grouse: 1.34 lbs Matthew Stanek.

Canada Goose: 11.55 lbs Ace Wenbourne.

Snow Goose: 6.08 lbs Ace Wenbourne.

Adult Fish

Walleye: 10.7 oz Colten Howells

Adult Birds

Canada Goose: 11.36 lbs Jason Wiebe.

Pheasant: 38 3/4 inches Devin Werewka.


Wildlife, Scenic, Sportsman in the Field: Patrick Horvath.

Individual Awards

Most Impressive Head: Typical Mule Deer 192.7 Mike Ross (qualifies for Boone and Crocket Record Book). Largest Shed Antler: Typical Mule Deer (71.5 (37.7 per cent) Patrick Horvath. Ladies Big Game Hunter of the Year: Cheryl Horvath (three entries). Taber Fish and Game Sorgard Memorial All-Around Sportsman of the Year: Jason Wiebe. Taber Fish and Game Gary Dickie Memorial Junior Big Game Hunter of the Year: Makenna Leismeister. Taber Fish and Game Johnnie Osbourne Memorial Junior Fisherman of the Year: Justin Astalos. Taber Fish and Game Junior Bird Hunter of the Year: Matthew Stanek and Ace Wenbourne (tie). Taber Fish and Game Junior All-Around Sportsman of the Year: Matthew Stanek.

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