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Skeet Club, et al
Meets at the Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County, 6386 Route 87, Loyalsockville
Contact: Ed Kelley, 322-5582; Al Foust, 435-0043
Open 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. New shooters welcome and lessons are available.
Highpower and semiauto military silhouette - 8 a.m. sight-in, start at 9: Aug. 24, Sept. 28 (60-round championship )
Smallbore rifle - 9 a.m. sight-in, start at 10: Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20
Cowboy lever action Saturday matches - sight-in and start at conclusion of highpower match: Aug. 24
Cowboy lever action Tuesday matches - 4:30 p.m. sight-in, start at 6: July 30, Aug. 20
Cowboy pistol cartridge and smallbore cowboy rifle - 4:30 p.m. sight-in, start at 6: Aug. 13, 27
The Lycoming Trap Shooters at CSLC has open shooting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Fee applies. Call Jeff Welliver at 435-0444 for details.
Hillside Rod & Gun Club
612 Gulick St., Blossburg
Phil Boinski at 638-3396
ATA Registered Trapshooting - Sept. 28-29, Grab Bag Shoot, prizes for all.
Keystone Sportsmen's Association
1090 Hughes Road, Muncy
Open trap shooting, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.
For all ATA shoots, registration begins at 9 a.m., shooting at 10, unless otherwise noted. For details, contact the club. Shoots will be held Aug. 16-18 (annual sponsor shoot (added money, chicken barbecue Aug. 18), Oct. 12-13 (bag of shot), Oct. 26-27 (tenderloin shoot)
Tuesday afternoon trapshoots at 1 p.m. Minimum of three shooters per event. Shoots on July 30; Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
5-stand sporting clays; fee applies, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. - Aug. 11, Sept. 8
Monthly membership meeting, 7 p.m. - Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 25
NRA Registered rimfire silhouette shoots, registration at 8 a.m. - July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22
Women's Day, registration required - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 24
Lycoming Creek Sportsman's Club
75 Sportsman's Club Lane, Marsh Hill
Sheshequin Buckskinners will hold monthly blackpowder shoots at noon on the second Sunday of each month. They are open to all shooters. Fee applies.
North Montour Sportsmen's
74 Sportsmen Road, Turbotville
Contacts: Matt Swartz, 490-2784, or Gary Lewis, 764-0723
3-D archery shoots will be held on Aug. 4 and Sept. 1. The 30-target course offers a variety of North American and African game animals and includes medium- to close-range shots. Shooters may register until 2 p.m. Fees apply for adults and youth ages 12 to 15. Children under 12 are free.
North Mountain Sportsmen's Club
562 Spook Hollow Road, Muncy Valley
Sporting clays shoots will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18, Sept. 22 and Oct. 20. They are open to the public. For more information, call 772-3337.
Open trap and skeet will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evenings, weather permitting. For more information, call 946-7769 or 482-4364.
Sportsmen Club Road, Orangeville; Bud Bowman, 394-4788
Regular trap range open, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; 6 p.m. Thursdays; 1 p.m. Sundays
Southern Clinton County Sportsman's Club
55 S. Sportsmans Road, Loganton
Tom Jeffries, 725-3561
Proceeds from sporting clay shoots benefit the Youth Hunter Education Challenge team
Public sporting clay shoots - noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 13
3D archery shoot to benefit local church building fund - 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14, senior project for Lenny Young III
Sporting clay shoot to benefit juvenile diabetes research - noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, senior project for Courtney Rager
Tripoli's Triggers Firearms Training & Educational Center
531 Washington Blvd.
Fees may apply.
Ladies 5-week program: Classroom training on firearms safety and handling as well as tactics in self-defense, in particular, dealing with home invasions. Participants must attend each date. Upcoming programs will be held:
- Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept. 14;
- Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9.
Beginners Firearms Safety Course: Participants will learn how to safely load a firearm, safely unload a firearm, safe clearing procedures, basic pistol shooting skills, the differences between a revolver and semi-automatic pistol and how to shoot each one, and more. Classes will be held Aug. 2, 9, 15, 29; Sept. 14, 20, 28, 30.
Level 2 course: Tactical training on moving from and toward a threat, rapid fire, use of flashlights and firing when the threat is within arm's reach. Held noon-2 p.m. Aug. 17 or 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12
Level 3 course: Tactical training on firing techniques using a barricade for cover and using Hogan's Alley, a decision-making course of fire used by the FBI. Held noon-2 p.m. Aug. 31 or 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26
Troy Rod & Gun Club
Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy
Barry Estep, 297-8957
Sporting clay shoot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24, last signup at 1:30 p.m.; $11 for 50 targets, adults; $6 for juniors. Call for more information.
Wobble, skeet and 5-stand shoots will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Last signup is at 8:30 p.m.