About Us

Our Mission

  To promote friendship and sportsmanship, encourage youth toward the enjoyment of hunting fishing and other outdoor activities conserve wildlife, fish and natural resources of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and United States of America and protect hunting and trapping rights. In that connection, provide facilities for social, recreational and educational activities for its members.

Club History

  • The Club was started from members of the French & Belgian Club on Heim Avenue in Butler.
  • On August 29, 1969, an Application for Charter was filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Butler County Pennsylvania for the name of “C.L.B. Hunting and Fishing Club”. 
  • On September 10, 1969, the Charter and the Articles of Incorporation for the “C.L.B. Hunting and Fishing Club” were granted as a Non-Profit Corporation with the address of 210 Heim Avenue, Butler, Pennsylvania 16001.
  • The property, which was mostly an abandoned strip mine, was purchased on November 27, 1971, from Emerson & Dorothy Streit and Jackson & Ethel Craig for $8,000.00. On November 30, 1978, due to inadvertence on the original deed, corrections were made and a new deed was filed in Butler County. The property contains 53.52 acres.
  • In the mid 1970,s a grant was filed for under the Federal Mine Reclamation Act and granted. The Army Corps of Engineers reclaimed the strip mine, making it similar to what it looks like today.
  • On February 11, 1987, at the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State Corporation Bureau, the name of the club was officially changed from” C.L.B. Hunting and Fishing Club” to “Summit Township Sportsman's Club”.
  • The name on the Deed was officially changed from “C.L.B. Hunting and Fishing Club” to “Summit Township Sportsman's Club” and filed in Butler County on March 20, 1990.

Past Presidents

  2018 – Present   Chuck Montag 

2012 thru 2017  John Snyder

2009 thru 2011  Tom Snyder 

2004 thru 2008   Sonny McKissick 

2001 thru 2003   Don Cravener 

1999, 2000    Rick Zang 

1998     Bob Seibel 

1994 thru 1997   Paul Zang 

1992, 1993    Bob Seibel 

1988 thru 1991   Joe Grippo 

1986, 1987   Paul Snyder 

1978   Bob Goehring 

1972   Don Riddle 

1971   Rege Houllion


Original C.L.B. Club Patch

Information Requested

If any of our members know of the history of the Club,  please contact Chuck Montag.   I am trying to find information to update the History on this portion of our site.