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Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County
6386 Route 87, Loyalsockville
Broken Rock Skeet Club: Open 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. New shooters welcome and lessons are available. Call Ed Kelley at 570-322-5582.
Lycoming Trap Shooters: 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 570-435-0444.
Highpower and semi-auto military silhouette - Feb. 22, March 22. Contact Adam Steppe at 570-745-3719 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cowboy lever action Saturday match - March 22. Contact Ed Fisher at 570-398-3955 or email@example.com.
Keystone Sportsmen's Association
1090 Hughes Road, Muncy
Call 570-546-5779 between 5-8 p.m. Thursdays or leave a message.
For the youth league, contact Don Daughenbaugh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-435-0451; or Ann VanDine at 570-244-1324.
Open trap shooting, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Kitchen open.
The 2014 Keystone Sportsmen Association Spring Youth Trap League will kick off with a pizza party Feb. 9, with free pizza for all youth shooters. Each youth shooter attending that day will receive two free rounds of trap. The club will open at 1 p.m. for youth shooters, ages 12 through 18, who would like to shoot trap or learn how. Parents and guardians who have junior shooters who would like to participate in Keystone's 2014 Spring Youth Trap League are encouraged to attend. Trophies and certificates will be awarded to junior shooters who participated in the 2013 Fall/Winter Youth League.
Spring Youth Trap Shooting League meets on March 9, April 6 and May 18, 50 targets each day. Shooters who want to be eligible for a trophy must shoot 200 targets by May 18; makeup dates are available. Eye and ear protection are required and available at no cost upon request. Shooting bags and a shotgun are available for use, on Keystone property only, upon request. Shooters must provide their own ammo and target fees. Youth shooters interested in competing as a team at the State Trapshooting Competition held in June at Elysburg can let Don Daughenbaugh know.
ATA schedule: Feb. 15 -16, bacon shoot; March 1-2, registered shoot, door prizes; March 15-16, registered shoot, door prizes.
Lambs Creek Sportsman's Club
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
.22 rimfire/pellet gun shoots, noon to 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, March 1 and 15. Cost is $8 for 80 shots. Paper targets at 25 yards. Ribbons awarded for top three places. Coffee and snacks available. For details, call Mark and Vicki Breon at 570-549-2478.
Second annual crow hunt, Feb. 16, fee applies. Register at Coopers Sporting Goods, 15 W. Wellsboro St., Mansfield, by Feb. 14. For more information, email Brian Laudermilch at email@example.com or call him at 570-447-7224.
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 Wednesdays from Feb. 19 to March 19; and Saturdays from March 1 to 29; Thursdays from March 6 to April 3; Mondays from March 10 to April 7; and Wednesdays from April 2-30.
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. Three-hour classes will be held Feb. 11, 15, 18 and 25; March 4, 11, 15, 18, 25.
Level 2 course: Tactical training on moving from and toward a threat, rapid fire, use of flashlights and firing when the threat is within arms reach; Feb. 15 and March 22.
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; Feb 22 and March 26
Pistol Level 4 course: March 8
Troy Rod & Gun Club
Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy
Barry Estep, 297-8957
Trap, skeet and 5-stand shoots will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Last signup is at 1:30 p.m. Shoots will not be held Feb. 16.