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Atlanta Chamber of Commerce   hosted
 
 
 

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2006 Elk Pole Contest
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Tuesday/Wednesday - Dec. 5th & 6th 2006
Located in downtown Atlanta
the Elk Capital of Michigan!

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.Results     Awards     Donators

2006 Picture Page

~ Elk Pole Contest Results by Year ~
  
2012

2011  -   2010  .   2009   .  2008   .   2007

 2006   .   2005  .  2004   .   2003   .   2002
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.   Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 

2006 Elk Pole Contest
Entry Results

# Time
    in 
     Hunter   Hometown  Age Bounty Weight Contest
              Placement 
Tuesday 12/5/06
1 10:45am Mike Newcombe Wellston 59 6x6 Bull 610 1st Bull In
Trophy,  $100.00 
2 2:25pm Ron Deramo Macomb Twnsp 70 5x5 Bull 590 forfeited Oldest Hunter trophy
& prize for early
takedown

Wednesday 12/6/06

3 10:15am   Garry Reed Grass Lake 42 6x6 Bull 500 .
4 12:20pm Douglas Helka Garden City 41 6x7 Bull 635 Heaviest Elk Winner
Trophy, CVA "Wolf" 50 cal.
Black Powder Rifle
5 2:35pm Alan Pietruszka Livonia 35 Cow 340 1st Cow In Winner
Trophy, $50.00, Wooden "Elk 
in woods" carving Tissue Box
Youngest Hunter Winner
Trophy, Elk sweatshirt, Elk Christmas Ornament
6 3:00pm Mike Orzechowski Prudenville 54 6x7 Bull 607 Largest Rack Winner
132.25 score on "rough 
Ferguson scoring" -
48" beams / 36" spread
7 3:43pm Ed Hall   Swartz Creek  52 7x7 Bull 580 .



 
 
 
 
 

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Trophy & Awards for:
  • 1st Bull Hung on Pole 
  • 1st Cow Hung on Pole
  • Youngest Hunter
  • Oldest Hunter
  • Largest Rack  (Grand Prize Winner)
  • Heaviest Elk (Grand Prize Winner)


Ray's New & Used Guns
Hard to find ammo

Gunsmithing and
special order firearms
22000 Behring Rd
Hillman, MI  49746
Phone (989) 742-4226
Fax  (989) 742-2085
email: rbanks@M33access.com









 

Largest Rack

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Trophy & CVA "Optima" 
50 cal. Black Powder Rifle went to
Mike Orzechowski of Prudenville for his Bull that had 48" beams and 
a 36" spread. //   Tom Williams of Canada Creek Ranch guided for Mike and came through for him with no doubt!

1st Bull in

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.Trophy and $100.00 went to Mike Newcombe of Wellston for being 
first in at 10:45am on opening day.
Mike brought in this dandy
610 lb / 6x6 that kicked off the contest nicely!
 

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 Heaviest Elk 

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Trophy & CVA "Wolf" 50 cal. Black Powder Rifle went to Douglas Helke of Garden City for his 635lb / 6x7 Bull

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1st Cow in &
Youngest Hunter

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Trophy and $50.00 went to Alan Petruszka of Livonia for his 340lb cow elk.
Alan (35 yrs old) also won the Youngest Hunter placement that gave him (2) trophies, an elk sweat-shirt and elk Christmas ornament.  //  Local Brian Ferguson guided for Alan.  The real work was bringing this elk out. They could have used mountain climbing gear

Mike Newcomb (59) , winner of 1st Bull In, also won the
Oldest Hunter award 
by default.  Mike recieved a trophy and a wooden "elk in the forest" carved 
tissue box.







 

Ron Deramo of Macomb Twsp (70)  foreited the Oldest Hunter award only because he had taken down his elk prior to the contest closing.
Regardless, Ron already had his trophy with his 530lb 5x5 bull he bagged on opening day
M-32 Supply
10799 M-32
Atlanta, MI  49709
989-785-5852
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Batteries & Cables
Tools, Tarps and more!
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Real Estate LLC


12433 State St.
Atlanta, MI  49709

989-785-5010
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Toll Free:  866-785-5010

Atlanta 
Business-Owners
Association 


PO Box 462
Atlanta, MI  49709

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a big"Thank You" to the following for the generous contributions to operate the contest goes to:

Atlanta Chamber of Commerce -
for hosting the contest and  all the volunteers, trophies and cash prizes

A  huge thanks to Gordon & Rick Ferguson of Ferguson Construction 
for the years of help running the contest. they've been operating the contest for about 17 years or so.

To Mike Needham  for helping hang and takedown the elk (and for the delicious BBQ'd Kabob's, brats  'n sausages)

To De-J's Cafe for providing hot food for pole workers.
To Pete Hanson of Northwoods Services & Construction for registry and flappin' jaw with everyone. 

To Larry Samp of State Wide Real Estate for usage of their parking lot.


 
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.Results     Awards     Donators

2006 Picture Page


 

~ Elk Pole Contest Results by Year ~
  
2012

2011  -   2010  .   2009   .  2008   .   2007

 2006   .   2005  .  2004   .   2003   .   2002

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                 Atlanta's Elk Pole Contest is
   hosted by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
A sincere thanks to all of those for their generous contributions that made available the prizes  for the 2006 Elk Pole Contest here in Atlanta, the Elk Capital of Michigan!


2006 Elk Pole Contest Prize Donators

  • Largest Rack Grand Prize was a Trophy presented on behalf of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and a CVA "Optima" 50 cal. Black Powder Rifle made possible from Ray's New & Used Guns and donations contributed by McLaughlin & Associates Real Estate of Atlanta
  • Heaviest Elk Grand Prize was a Trophy presented on behalf of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and a CVA "Wolf" 50 cal. Black Powder Rifle made possible from Ray's New & Used Guns and donations contributed by the Atlanta Business-Owners Association
  • First Bull In Prize was a Trophy and  $100.00 presented on behalf of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 
  • First Cow In Prize was a Trophy and $50.00 presented on behalf of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 
  • Youngest Hunter Prize was a Trophy presented on behalf of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, an Elk Sweat-shirt and ornament presented by M-32 Supply of Atlanta
  • Oldest Hunter Prize was a Trophy presented on behalf of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and a wooden "elk in forest" carved scene tissue box donated by Ferguson Construction of Atlanta
  • Prize for 2nd Largest rack was a wooden coat rack set donated by Dave and JoAnn Fowler of Atlanta
 


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A very special thankyou to Gordon (Gordie) Ferguson for his years of dedication to the Elk Pole Contest.  Gordie operates the much needed loader that without it, would make hoisting these beasts almost impossible.  He has been helping since the early years of the Atlanta Elk Pole Contest.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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