Strongbow Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SBW

Strongbow Exploration Inc.

October 05, 2005 16:41 ET

Strongbow Exploration Inc.: Non-Brokered $300,000 Private Placement Closed

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 5, 2005) - Strongbow Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SBW) is pleased to announce that the non-brokered private placement of 1,000,000 flow-through shares of the Company previously announced on September 21, 2005 has closed. The Company sold 1,000,000 flow-through shares at $0.30 per share for gross proceeds of $300,000. Each flow-through share issued under this non-brokered private placement is to be qualified as a "flow-through" share under the Income Tax Act (Canada). The shares are subject to a hold period expiring on February 4, 2006.

Proceeds of the private placement will be used to fund exploration on the Company's mineral properties, primarily a drilling program underway at the Skoonka Creek gold property located in southern British Columbia.

STRONGBOW EXPLORATION INC.

Kenneth A. Armstrong, President and CEO

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