MEMBERSHIP AMENITIES

LIMITED MEMBERSHIP

  • Allows members the benefits of low pressure use
  • 30 Regular (age 40+)
  • 5 Junior (parent is member, age 30 – 39)
  • 5 Intermediate (no parent member, age 30 – 39)

UNIQUE FEATURES

  • 3,900’ paved private runway
  • Long range shooting
  • Contiguous private expanse of diverse acreage & wildlife

MANAGED ECOLOGICAL PROGRAMS

  • Hillsdale College lake studies & coordinated management programs
  • River Improvements conducted by Black River Watershed Restoration
    • stream bank erosion control
    • beaver management
    • road/stream crossing improvements
    • habitat improvement

ACTIVITIES

HUNTING

  • White Tail deer
  • 8 point or better buck harvest
  • Annually tailored doe harvest
  • Large hunt zones with permanent heated blinds
  • No drive times during hunt
  • Member plus 2 guest max during 1st week
  • 24 hour security linemen
  • Elk, Bear, Grouse, Turkey & Woodcock

FISHING

  • Silver Lake, approx. 150 spring fed acres, 32’ deep, 10,000’ shoreline
  • Bush Lake, 13 acres, 25’ deep
  • Robarge Lake
    • electric motors only (all lakes), camp boats & member owned boats
    • largemouth bass, rock bass, bluegill, perch
  • Main Branch & East Branch of the Black River, approx. 12 miles
    • brook trout, ample casting room

SHOOTING

  • Trap Range with stationary trap gun
  • Covered Long Range 100 yd., 200 yd., 300 yd., 400 yd., 425 yd., 500 yd. stationary & reactive targets
  • Covered Rifle Range, shooting booths, movable targets to 100 yd.

RECREATIONAL

  • 60 miles of trails for Hiking, Horseback or Jeep Riding
  • 1 – 3 hr. Tube or Canoe trips, Swimming
  • Riverside picnics, Bird watching, Stargazing
  • Incredible Elk herd viewing, resident Eagles, Loons & other wildlife regularly seen
  • Memorial Day & 4th of July celebrations
  • Local events include Snow-drift Rally, County Fairs, Atlanta Elk Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Mackinaw Bridge Walk, Gaylord Alpine Festival, Gaylord Air Show
  • Local attractions include Elk Ridge & Black Lake golf course, Mackinaw Island, Historic shopping districts of Harbor Springs & Petoskey, Gaylord outdoor concerts

SERVICES

  • Dining
    • Private Chef, Wait staff, 3 meals served seasonally
    • 40 seat dining room with view of Silver Lake
  • Lodging
    • 6 fully equipped lodging options overlooking scenic Silver Lake.
    • Daily housekeeping service
  • On site management team

MEMBERSHIP RULES & RATES

INITIATION FEE

  • Regular Member: $10,000  one time fee*
  • Junior  Member: No fee
  • Intermediate Member: $1,000
    • Applied to Regular membership initiation
    • Discounted Regular membership initiation

ANNUAL DUES

  • Regular Member: $14,500  split quarterly
  • Junior/Intermediate Member: $3,750-$5,400

PER DIEMS (CHILDREN/ADULT)

  • Lodging: $21.00-$45.00
  • Breakfast: $11.00-$22.00
  • Lunch: $11.00-$20.00
  • Dinner: $16.00-$36.00

MINIMUMS & SERVICE FEES

  • Arriving & Departing days are actual meals reserved
  • Days in-between are 2 meal minimum to include dinner
  • Annual minimum use: $1,000 per membership
  • Annual Airport Use Fee: $500. (unlimited landings)
  • Boat Delivery Fee: $6.00

EXCLUSIONS & EXCEPTIONS

  • UTV’s are allowed, specifications are subject to Board approval
  • ATV’s, Non-electric Boat Motors & Motorcycles are not allowed
  • Members must be present with guests except under the 1x friends & family incentive
  • Member does NOT need to be present with spouse and/or children under the age of 30.
  • Over limit or large groups are subject to approval

MEMBERSHIP INCENTIVE PROGRAM*

  • For a limited time 1 year trial memberships are offered for a non-refundable initiation deposit of $1,000. Balance is due upon final membership approval, payable in up to three year increments. Annual dues, per diems, service fees and application procedures apply.
  • For a limited time 1x Friends & Family Pass can be extended from a current member to a friend or family member not to exceed a 4 person 3 day visit, 1 time per year. Per diems and service fees apply.

MEMBERSHIP PROCEDURES

  • Submit application form with $1,000 deposit & letters of recommendation from 2 current members (may require interviews).
  • 30 day circulation of application among current membership.
  • Payment of appropriate dues upon approval.

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR

 Dorothy J. Michiels

9410 Clark Bridge Road

Onaway, MI 49765

989.733.8375