(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Sun-Gazette reserves the right to edit items submitted for the "Shooting Sports" section. To submit an event, call 570-326-1551, ext. 3116.)
Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County
6386 Route 87, Loyalsockville
Cowboy lever action Tuesday night matches - Aug. 26. Contact Jake Brown at 570-634-3126 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Smallbore silhouette - Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 19. Contact Bob Belz at 570-584-5943 or email@example.com.
Club to give prizes to top youth in squirrel hunt
Hunter clay shoot planned for Sept. 14
MANSFIELD - Youth ages 14 and younger are eligible to join a squirrel hunt sponsored by the Lambs Creek Sportsman's Club on Oct. 11.
Registration is not necessary for the free event, but all youth must be accompanied by a licensed adult.
Hunters will weigh in their kills at 1 p.m. and prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third heaviest bag limits.
Want to get ready for the season sooner??The club will hold a hunter clays shoot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14. The event will simulate real hunting scenarios such as a dove field, grouse thicket and duck blind.
The cost is $5 per round for adults and $4 per round for youth, and refreshments will be available. Participants should bring their own shotgun and shells (7 1/2 or 8 shot).
It is open to the general public and to shooters of all ages and capabilities.
For more information contact Brian Laudermilch at 570-447-7224 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Lambs Creek website at: www.Lambscreeksc.org.
Cowboy pistol cartridge and smallbore cowboy rifle - Aug. 19. Contact Al Foust at 570-435-0043 or email@example.com.
Highpower and semi-auto military silhouette - Aug. 23. Contact Adam Steppe at 570-745-3719 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cowboy lever action Saturday matches - Aug. 23. 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.
ATA schedule: Aug. 15-17, KSA Sponsor's shoot, trophies
ATA schedule for Tuesday registered shoots: Aug. 12, 19, 26
Lambs Creek Sportsman's Club
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
5-stand sporting clay shoots, second Sunday of every month through Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to public, $5 per round for adults and $4 per round for youth 16 and under. Shooter are responsible for their own guns and shells. A single round requires 25 shells. Snacks and refreshments sold. Instruction is available free of charge for novice shooters. Safety equipment is required and available for use from the club.
Women's Day, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.; registration required in advance - Aug. 23
NRA Registered Rimfire Silhouette, registration at 8 a.m. - Aug. 24, Sept. 28
Monthly membership meeting, 7 p.m. - Aug. 25
North Montour Sportsmen's Association
74 Sportsmen Road, Turbotville
Josh Leighow, 570-713-5667
Matt Swartz, 570-490-2784; and Gary Lewis, 570-764-0723 (archery)
3D archery shoot Sept. 7. Registration open until 2 p.m. Thirty-target course of a variety of North American and African safari game animals at medium to close range. Cost is $8 for adults; $4 for 12- to 15-year-olds; and free for 12 and younger.
North Mountain Sportsmen's Club
562 Spook Hollow Road, Muncy Valley
Open trap and skeet, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through October, weather permitting.
Southern Clinton County Sportsman's Club
55 S. Sportsmans Road, Loganton
Tom Jeffries, 570-725-3561
Proceeds from sporting clay shoots benefit the Youth Hunter Education Challenge team
Sporting clays shoots, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 14, Oct. 12. Open to public.
Public trap shooting, 1 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of each month.
Sulpher Springs Rifle & Revolver Club
2265 Turkey Bottom Road, Muncy
Brian Walsh, 570-971-8153
IBS shoot, 10 a.m. Sept. 7
Trap shoot, 2 p.m. Sept. 14
Towanda Rifle & Pistol Club
P.O. Box 341, Towanda
Rifle range: Bridge Street, 3 miles west of Route 6
300-yard F-class/heavy varmint rifle shoots will be held Aug. 24 and Sept. 28. Sign-up at 9:30 a.m.; shoots start at 10. Cost is $10.
Tripoli's Triggers Firearms Training & Educational Center
531 Washington Blvd.
Fees may apply.
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 Aug. 19, 23, 26; Sept. 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28.
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 Sept. 10 to Oct. 8.
Troy Rod & Gun Club
Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy
Barry Estep, 570-297-8957
Trap, skeet and 5-stand shoots will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays.