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Outdoors notices for Dec. 17, 2017

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:56
California Hill Gun Club holds sporting clays and five-stand shoots Sundays from 9 a.m.-noon. All are open to the public. Call 724-938-3480. • Sporting clays is closed for the winter at West Penn Sportsmen's Club, but five stand is open Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. and from 10 a.m.-noon on Sundays. Cost is ...

Shooting: Wright on target

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 20:37
LAKE Bonney Sporting Clays rounded out its 2017 season with a Christmas shoot which attracted 89 competitors. The 60-target novelty event included a wide variety of challenging targets and it was Chris Wright who topped the field to take out the high gun honours with 55. In AA Grade Danny Bellinger ...

HP Clay Target Team Finishes Year

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:30
... finishers for the Scots included Nick Swartzendruber (Intermediate Advanced division) Hays McNeil (Intermediate Advanced), Ford Manley (Intermediate Entry) and Avery White (Ladies Intermediate Entry). HP will next compete at the Winter Skeet and Sporting Clays Classic on Jan. 20 in Waxahachie.

A 19th century Englishman built it for his bride. It can be your Southern Gothic getaway.

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:56
... but the resort provides active guests with plenty to choose from — hiking and biking trails, 10-acre lake for fishing and canoeing, horseback riding in the surrounding forest, 18-hole Fazio golf course, 28-station sporting clays course, and an 1,800-acre hunting preserve offering seasonal hunts for quail, ...

California Wildfires Devour Shooting Ranges in Little Tujunga Canyon

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:56
The wildfires raging in California have now devoured the Angles Shooting Ranges located in Little Tujunga Canyon. The area destroyed by the wildfires includes the Moore N' Moore Sporting Clays range. According to the Daily Press, the only portions of the Angeles Shooting Rangers to survive where ...

Doing State Parks in Style

Sporting Clays in the News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:15
There are an outdoor pool, golf course, sporting clays, scenic chairlift, hiking, biking, climbing wall and geocaching. In the winter months, enjoy skiing and snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The Lodge features 160 luxurious guest rooms and suites.

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Outdoors

Sporting Clays in the News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:22
Any bird hunter out there would much appreciate a case of target shotgun shells for their sporting clays shooting in the summer. If they shoot rifle or pistol at the range maybe they could use a gun rest. MTM makes one for about $60 and Caldwell makes a top-of-the-line Lead Sled for nearly $200.

Outdoors Calendar

Sporting Clays in the News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:52
23 – Home for the Holidays Sporting Clays Shoot at North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Shooting 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (last squad). This will be a 50-bird sporting clays shoot, European start. $15 fee for 50 birds, $20 for Lewis option. Call Bryan Meahl for ...

Outdoorsman Josh Nowak is a technician in the circle for Kettle Moraine wrestling team

Sporting Clays in the News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:33
The senior outdoorsman has been a key part of the Lasers wrestling team for several seasons, but he also plays a big role with the KM sporting clays team in the spring. “Last year, I think we had 90 kids on the team,” Nowak said. “I took second place last year at sporting clays state. It was pretty crazy; ...

CZ-USA <b>Sporting Clays</b> Main Event Sponsor for Inaugural Aguila Cup

Sporting Clays in the News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:15
CONROE, TEXAS – -(Ammoland.com)- Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT) and Aguila Ammunition are proud to announce CZ-USA as the first sponsor of the inaugural Aguila Cup. CZ-USA will sponsor the Sporting Clays Main Event, as well as the Judges'/Staff Uniforms. In addition to the ...

Outdoors calendar for Lancaster County, week beginning Dec. 16

Sporting Clays in the News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:41
Crafty Critters program: 10-11 a.m. in the Environmental Center of Lancaster County Central Park. Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez will have a variety of natural materials and examples will be available to get you started. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $2 per person.

Steven Atkins wins his sixth crown at ADF Clay Target Association Interservice Carnival

Sporting Clays in the News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:30
SHOOTING FOR THE STARS: Steve Atkins (right) accepts his award as High Gun (overall top shot) of the ADF Clay Target Association Interservice Carnival. STEVEN Atkins, an aviation technician AT 816 Squadron HMAS Alabtross, has walked away from the Australian Defence Force Clay Target ...

Piedmont finishes sixth at GISA target meet

Sporting Clays in the News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:18
In the middle school team tournament, the participants shot 50 rounds in skeet, 50 rounds in trap and 100 rounds in sporting clays. The seven qualifying middle school members for the state shoot were Brody Anderson, Spencer Carter, Rhett Harris, Mark Hicks, Drew Maddox, Ridge Stoud and Jake ...

Harshaw Sports Club donates to food pantries

Sporting Clays in the News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:56
The Harshaw Sports Club had a successful trap and sporting clays season and decided to pay it forward. “(We) wanted to help three of our local food pantries that do so much for the communities our members come from,” sports club secretary/treasurer Rejeana Ebert said. The organization donated ...

Fires ravage LA-area shooting ranges

Sporting Clays in the News - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:03
Most of the range facilities at the Angeles Shooting Ranges in Little Tujunga Canyon, including the Moore N' Moore Sporting Clays range, where nearly all structures burned to the ground this past week by the Creek Fire, still burning in the Angeles National Forest and surrounding areas near Sylmar.

Eric Atherton: When rooster flushes, take a moment to watch — and breathe

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:11
I make no claim to be a great shot (anyone who has shot sporting clays with me will testify to that), but when a rooster gets up in range, I expect it to drop, and I'm seldom disappointed. But in the past two or three years, I've missed several birds that flushed at point-blank range. The problem, I think, is that ...

Jack Concannon: Always shooting to be the best

Sporting Clays in the News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:52
Eventually he became a certified shooting instructor for the National Sporting Clays Association and moved full bore into competition. Hunting since he was 14, Concannon has always lived in rural settings. During his career in public utilities in New Jersey, he lived where he could bow hunt and shoot.

Indian River County shooting range grows facilities, expands options

Sporting Clays in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:11
"It's been a labor of love to develop the skeet and trap, action pistol ranges, rifle and pistol ranges, a sporting clays course and now a clubhouse which allows us to bring groups in here, up to 130 or 140 people, and run an event," said Kriss, who has headed the range since 2001. "The whole idea is to ...

Twin Oaks <b>Sporting Clays</b> donates to HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois

Sporting Clays in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:50
Representatives of HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois and Twin Oaks Sporting Clays pictured from left are Ethan Beck, Marketing Specialist, HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois; Julie Ohnesorge, Manager, HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois; Jeff, Denise and Daniel Gallagher, Twin Oaks Sporting Clays; Stan ...

Columbus man inducted into National <b>Sporting Clays</b> Association HOF for shooting performance

Sporting Clays in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:34
While he describes his recent induction into the National Sporting Clays Association Hall of Fame as unbelievable, Mark “Boo” Dykes also describes it as bittersweet. He wishes his parents had lived to see it. “My father and my mother were great supporters,” the Columbus man said. The 48-year-old ...