The Board of Directors welcomes you to our website. Our goal is to make the Gopher Campfire Conservation Club one of the finest organizations of it’s kind in the area.

Founded in April, 1910 by Carlos Avery and Sam Anderson, the Gopher Campfire Conservation Club is located approximately 6.5 miles North of Hutchinson,  MN at 24718 County Road 7 (Bear Lake Road).

The purposes for which this club is organized are to conserve, restore, and manage the game, fish, and other wildlife and it’s habitat; to seek and procure improved hunting and fishing for landowners and sportsman. To promote interest in hunting, shooting, archery, fishing, and to encourage and educate it’s members and the general public in the principles of safety. To encourage and provide social and friendly interaction among it’s members.

Gopher Campfire 2024
(effective Janaury 10, 2024)
Officers Board of Directors
.Jeff Nies
Vice President:
.Open Position
.Mark Bening
.Sally Aubol
Jeremy Anfinson
Galen Carlson
Dave Smahel
David Ondracek
Greg Weir
Newsletter Editor: Open Position

Congratulations to our 2023 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Rick Willoby