Sportsmans Club Mission Statement


revision 9-1-13

Our main goal is to maintain the quality of Big Thunder Lake and connected watersheds  through AIS education, shoreline erosion control, water quality testing, boat safety, and fish stocking.

To provide a safe and secure rifle and trap shooting range in a responsible manner for the local community.  This includes promoting gun safety for youth and adults through education, providing a practice facility for local law enforcement use as well as maintaining and improving the site for TLA and Sportsmen’s Club gatherings.

To provide support for environmental  and wildlife conservation practices.

To provide support  for Sportsman’s recreation at the rifle and trap ranges, and quality fishing on Thunder Lake.

To provide support for  good public relations of the Thunder Lake Association with all government agencies, local businesses, and the general public.

To provide support fund raising for Thunder Lake Association needs and Sportsmen’s Club projects.

To provide support for hosting social events pertinent to the community of TLA and Sportsmen’s Club .

News & Events SEP 8th


Gene Grandner passes away -

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DNR News FEB 16th

DNR fisheries seeks comments on Sand, Tamarack lake management plans

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Duluth area fisheries is seeking comments through Friday, March 16 on updated lake management plans for Sand and Tamarack lakes in Carlton County. “Management plans describe the past, present and desire...

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