Liane Danchak with her 10 point buck !

Susan Otto, Marlene Muthig, Linda Loughrey, Sharon Carroll at the 2023 Kay Danchak Memorial Youth Outdoor Expo


The Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs of Sullivan County held their 16th and FINAL Annual Statewide 3-day Coyote Contest on February 2,3,4 2024.  119 coyotes were taken over the three day contest.


Day 1 Winner: Lucas Price 52.90 lb.

Day 2 Winner: Curtis Smida 48.40 lb.

Day 3 Winner: Josh Hilton 46.30 lb.

Grand Prize Winner: Lucas Price 52.90 lb.

Second Place: Greg Reed 52.65 lb.

Third Place: Curtis Smida 48.40 lb.

Youth Winner: Arianna Kautz 40.60 lb.

Female Winner: Jordan Hollenbeck 44.85 lb.

Day 1 coyotes: 38

Day 2 coyotes: 46

Day 3 coyotes: 35

Total coyotes: 119

February 2024 Federation Raffle Winners:

Savage Axis XP 22-250  - B. Vavrina
GForce Arms 20 ga  - J. Long
Traditions Buckstalker 50 cal - J. Lacey JR
Crossbow - L. Munrett
Trail Cam - S. Lee


Coyote Weigh-In Committee

On December 8, 2021, Mark Puerschner presented a $1,000.00 check to the Sullivan County Federation of Sportsmen from the Correctional Officers and staff of the Sullivan County Correctional Facility Maximum Security Prison. The contribution is earmarked for the annual Kay Danchak Memorial Outdoor Youth Expo that is held each September. Next year's youth event is scheduled to be held on September 10, 2022 at the Grahamsville Fair Grounds. Mark was the Federation's 2020 Sportsman of the year. From left to right, Linda Loughrey - Federation Treasurer, John VanEtten - Federation President and Mark Puerschner.

Good times at Coyote Banquet

2023 Scholarship winners Hailey Wolcott and William Nearing pictured with President John John Van Etten.

Scholarship News: Twila Herbert made presentations to: Hailey Wolcott, from Livingston Manor HS will major in Wildlife & Fisheries Technology at SUNY Cobleskill, was awarded $2,000.00.  William Nearing, from Sullivan West HS, will major in Environmental Sciences at University at Albany was awarded $1,500.00.


Billie West, Bill Danchak, Jack Danchak, Linda Loughrey at 2020 Coyote Banquet