Sporting Clays in the News

A Pleasant Surprise: Sovereign Shotguns By Barrett

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 06:45
I finally worked my way down an aisle that had escaped my attention for the previous four grueling days of the 2016 Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show. And there it was, a black, red and white, mostly black, edifice, reaching for the convention-center ceiling. The Barrett booth is always a treat.


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 23:03
Sporting clays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friedensburg Fish and Game, 169 Stone Mountain Road, Pine Grove; call (570) 617-0492 for information. This week's events. • Monday and Tuesday: Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission quarterly business meeting, agency headquarters, 1601 Elmerton Ave., ...

SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: High caliber event in Carson City

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 16:30
SILVER DOLLAR: To the Wild Sheep Foundation, USA Shooting Team, Wounded Warriors Outdoors and the Capitol City Gun Club for again the annual WSF/USA Sporting Clays Shoot held last week here in Carson City. The event featured several USA Shooting Team members who are Olympic ...

Liberty University and Laporte Announce Exclusive Partnership

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:03
Liberty University has announced a partnership with Laporte to provide their world class traps to the Liberty Mountain Gun Club new Sporting Clays courses after they just equipped the American trap and skeet fields, Olympic trap and skeet fields and 5-stand there. Representatives from Liberty and ...

Marion County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold informational meeting

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:56
4-H Shooting Sports provides instruction and competition in: Archery (Recurve and Compound); Rifle (BB, Air, and Smallbore); Pistol (Air and Smallbore); Shotgun (Trap, Sporting Clays and Skeet); Black powder/muzzle loader; and Hunting Skills (Wildlife Identification, Orienteering and Hunters ...

Dixon Game Club to host free public shoot

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:26
The Dixon Game and Conservation Club is giving away five hunting licenses and hosting a free shoot in the next month. Five lifetime California Lifetime Hunting licenses are up for grabs at the club's annual crab/prawn feed Feb. 3 at the Dixon May Fairgrounds. The license is given away to “junior” ...

Liberty University making progress on first of- its-kind shooting range

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:48
... them here,” Brad Butler, planning coordinator for Liberty's construction and development, said. School leaders hope to have the first phase up and running this spring. The second phase will include two massive sporting clays and a timber lodge to house the shooting team and accommodate guests.

Wounded Warriors take their shot at Carson City <b>sporting clays</b> shoot

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:41
Sursely's mission is to make sure other wounded warriors can have the same kind of perspective and are able to recover through Wounded Warriors Outdoors. That's why Sursely has been coming to Carson City for the WSF/USA Shooting Team Sporting Clays Shoot for many years now and was at the ...

Redfern leads the shoot

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:52
... Peter Neilsen (Darwin) 8-5-10-13 total 36; the other C grade scores were; Brian Neilsen, 12-2-9-3 total 26; Aaron Lee, 9-9-4-3 total 25 and Mathew Mitton, 9-9-9-10 total 37 Junior. The next shoot for the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clays will be their monthly shoot on Sunday, February 11 starting at 1pm, ...

On the Schedule

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:22
Recreation: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Skeet and Trap Range just outside Scouts Out Gate on Lewis Main will begin the Sporting Clays' 2018 schedule Saturday. The 100-target event will open registration at 9 a.m., with shooting scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Participants have until 12:15 p.m. to ...

LU partners with Olympic supplier for new gun club

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:41
A 100/200/300 Rifle Range and expansive 50 meter deep, 3 Gun/Pistol ran, as well a championship archery range and 3D archery course. Phase II, coming this year, 2 fully functioning, Neil Chadwick designed, 15-station Sporting Clays courses, (exclusively outfitted with Laporte Traps, golf cart and ...

Top three 28 gauge pump-action hunting shotguns

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:03
But one of the most under appreciated is also the hardest working and perhaps most reliable, lowest maintenance—the pump action. Having spent countless hours chasing quail, woodcock, and even farm pheasant in addition to sporting clays, here are the top three 28-gauge slide actions on the market ...

Outdoors calendar for Lancaster County, week beginning Jan. 20

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:37
Sporting clays shoot: Atglen Sportsmen. From 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $12. Club is on Creek Road, Sadsbury Township. 3-D shoot: Big Buck Archery Club. 30 targets. From 7 a.m.-1 p.m. $10 adults, $3 for kids 13-16. Club is on Miller Road, Hummelstown. MONDAY. Environmental Justice program: from 7-8 ...

Unloved and underrated

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:15
DeMaso and Mike O'Meilia, the ODWC's waterfowl biologist, also taught me to shoot skeet and sporting clays. I learned the art of shotgunning at the Oklahoma Trap Association Shooting Park in El Reno and at Silverleaf Gun Club near Guthrie, Okla. Learning to reload your own shells is the natural ...

From scratch

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 23:32
“We're looking at small achievements and clinging onto those,” he said. “We're looking for the small things and will build up from there.” In addition to middle school girls basketball, varsity basketball and swimming, the school also has cross country, archery, sporting clays — and will add track this spring.

Outdoors notices for Jan. 14, 2018

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 19:52
Skeet and five-stand shoots are 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and on sporting clays Sundays. All events are open to the public. Call 724-863-9941. • East Huntingdon Sportsmen's Association has trap practice at 7 p.m. Mondays. Cost is $3 for a round of 25 birds. The public is welcome. The club also ...

Bunny in the City: Shooting for Benedictine sporting projects

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 16:41
With his team members David Hadley, Glenn Hagin and Chuck Dickson arriving, I congratulate the master class competitor on making the USA Sporting Clays team before posing cute couple Dorin and Carrie Cooper with Jerry Sullivan and Jake Triay, who gets a little teasing on the possibility of him ...

Programs Target New Women Hunters

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 08:37
Through the organization's women-only wingshooting event, set for June 7 at Capital City Sporting Clays in Bismarck, Bendel sees a positive connection to the upland hunting community for graduates of the NDG&F women-only course and other interested female hunters. The first of its kind for the ...

ODNR decisions raise troubling questions

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:44
Step outside • Tomorrow: Sporting clays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., UCOA, 6943 Marion Township 243, Findlay. • Tomorrow: Fun pistol shoot, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., HCCL, 13748 Jackson Township 168, Findlay. • Today and tomorrow: Maumee Valley Gun Collectors show, Lucas County Recreation Center, Maumee.

5th annual &quot;Clays For A Cause&quot; scheduled for March 2 in Port Allen

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:00
A sporting clays tournament to raise money for a tuition assistance fund will be held in Port Allen on March 2. The fifth annual “Clays For A Cause” is being hosted by the Neighbors Capital Area Foundation at the Bridgeview Gun Club. Last year, Clays For A Cause raised $18,862 for the Mental Health ...