THESE ARE THE RULES FOR 2019 CAN NOT BE CHANGED EXCEPT BY BOARD.


THERE ARE NO UNWRITTEN RULES.


1. There are no children allowed in Kitchen area unless accompanied by their parent.


2. Please use common sense while upon the grounds of the Fairfield Fish and Game.


3. No hunting or trapping upon the grounds unless authorized by the Board of Directors.


4. Dogs are permitted upon the grounds on a leash. Hunting dogs when actively engaged in supervised training are permitted to be unleashed, on back side of lake or in the pines. Dogs are not under any circumstances permitted on the beach or in buildings, unless they are a service dog assisting the disabled.  The following dogs will not be permitted on the grounds Chow, Pit bulls, Doberman, Rottweiler and German shepherd, or any mix of these breeds. Any dog owner will be held responsible for the dog’s actions and waive liability of the club. Dog owners must register pet with description and rabies shot records by March 1, 2019, unless you have already done so.


5. Speed limit for all vehicles, bicycles and scooters will be as follows; 5 miles per hour on grounds; 5 miles per hour in campground and playground area. Strictly enforced 2nd notification and member will be brought before the Board of Directors.


6. Alcoholic beverages are permitted on the beach area. No glass containers of any kind are permitted on beach or in swimming area.


7. All refuse and trash shall be placed in the containers provided. Do not leave trash at your camping area it will attract wild animals. Lids must be closed at all times.


8. Loud, boisterous, or profane language is prohibited upon the grounds of the Fairfield Fish and Game this includes the Club House.


9. Picnic tables may not be held or reserved except while meal is actually in progress and should be immediately released when meal is over. NO EXCEPTIONS


10. Picnic tables may not be removed from the shelter house or campgrounds. Shelter house picnic tables are not to be taken into the camping area except for those designated for use in that area. The board can move tables for events.


11. No fishing from the footbridge or from the complete beach area.


12. All children 16 and 17 may swim and not be supervised but may not supervise others. No swimming is permitted outside of the roped off area. THE CLUB PROVIDES NO LIFEGUARD!!!!!!


13. Shooting with a gun (including BB gun) or with a bow and arrow is prohibited except at the gun ranges, trap shooting area or bow range (no guns at bow range), unless approved by the Board of Directors. During turkey shoots and special events, the gun ranges, trap shooting area and bow range will be closed unless participating in the event.


14. All children under 12 MUST be supervised while fishing.


15. Children under 18 years old must have a legally responsible adult on the grounds, unless you are a member.


16. Children under the age of 18 may not possess or use a gun or any other weapon without the direct supervision of an adult. This includes bb guns or bow and arrows.


17. Any person molesting or annoying any member or guest upon the Fairfield Fish and Game property shall immediately cease and leave the premises if requested to do so by the caretaker, member of the board or member in good standing and will be ask to attend a board meeting.


18. Boats may not be left beached and unattended within 20 feet of the edge of the water. When on the water boats must be equipped with life preservers for all occupants of the boat. Under 18 must wear life preserver.


19. Electric motors will be permitted on the lake. After docking boat all batteries must be removed from the boat.


20. Scouts and similar groups will be permitted to use the grounds only by prior approval of the Board, and only for purposes as are specified by the Board.


21. Trees and shrubs may be cut or removed only under the supervision of the Caretaker or a member of the board.


22. Motor vehicles including motorbikes, motorcycles, mini bikes, and go carts are permitted upon the grounds only upon the roadways and then only if they are duly licensed for operation upon the Ohio highways by a person who is duly authorized by the state of Ohio to operate a motor vehicle.


23. No person shall maliciously or carelessly injury any person or property that is legally on the grounds or similarly damage any property of the Fairfield Fish and Game.


24. Member/spouse and card holding members of the immediate household shall be entitled to bring upon the grounds the following guest: members of their immediate family who are in the active duty in the U.S. armed forces; member’s or spouse’s mother, father, son or daughter who are not residents of the State of Ohio.


25. Guests (up to 2 times) will be charged a $10 fee per guest for fishing, using gun ranges, skeet shoot or bow range. After the 2-time limit guest must become members or will be ask to leave. This is 2 times period NOT 2 times per year. Exceptions are Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day and July 4th celebration these are to be counted as free days. On public event days, your guest(s) may stay for 1 hour after public event is over.


26. Any golf cart driven from dusk until dawn must have working white light on front of cart and working red light on back of cart, this does not include flashlights


27. Must be 15 or older to drive a golf cart. STRICKLY ENFORCED


28. Fairfield Fish and Game will take no responsibilities for personal injury or any loss (by fire, natural disaster, etc..) done to any camper, vehicle, or personal property that is done on Fairfield Fish and Game property.


29. There will be a $5.00 charge for a reissue of a membership card. Gate cards will be replaced if broken (broken card must be returned). Gate cards are given as follows one with membership additional one for $1.00 for spouse. There will be a $50 charge to replace lost cards.


30. Issues, complaints, problems etc.. If not taken care of within 30 days will not be taken into consideration. Take care of the problem(s) when they occur. Completes must be in writing and addressed to the board.


31. The bottom of the targets at the shooting range must be 4 feet off the ground. Rules to each range will be posted at that range.


32. There will be no alcohol consumption at general meetings, ½ hour before and ½ hour after.


33. 5 hours of service per year is as follows: If you work your 5 hours no money is owed to the Fairfield Fish and Game If you do not work your 5 hours the time will be prorated, Example: if you work 3 hours you will owe Fairfield Fish and Game $20 this equals out to $10 per hour If your spouse/significant other works 5 hours for you their 5 hours will go toward spouse/significant card carrying members hours. Exempt from 5 hours of work are seniors, out of state residents and handicapped with capabilities. Persons putting in 35+ hours will receive a t shirt of recognition. When attending 5 general meetings your 5 hours of serive will be wavied.


34. Any checks written with insufficient funds there will be a $50 service charge. Checks with insufficient funds to pay dues passed the February 28th deadline will be an additional $100 charge plus $50 service charge.


35. No bicycles will be ridden from dusk until dawn on Fairfield Fish and Game property. STRICKLEY ENFORCED


36. CATCH and RELEASE only on bass, crappies and perch until April 2019. 


37. Members are FULLY responsible for use of the club log splitter, power washer and weed eater and will be signed out.


38. ANY PERSON OBSERVING RULE VIOLATIONS SHALL REPORT VIOLATION OF THESE RULES TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AFTER ASSURING THE ACCUSED AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD, THE BOARD CAN TAKE SUCH DISCIPLINARY ACTION, AS IT DEEMS APPROPRIATE AGAINST ANYONE FOUND IN VIOLATION. THIS MAY INCLUDED SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF THE MEMBERSHIP, IF SAID PERSON IS A MEMBER; OR THE MEMBERSHIP UNDER WHICH SAID GUEST IS UPON THE GROUNDS (IF SAID VIOLATION IS PERFORMED BY A GUEST).


REVISED 2019

Fairfield Fish and Game Assoc. Board