The Pistol Range will be closed all day Friday 24th May and Saturday morning of the 25th for maintenance, primarily the rebuild and repair of the falling plate and dueling tree enclosures.
Regular season Trap shooting will commence at 6 pm on Thursday May 16th 2019.
Sporting clays will be run on Tuesday nights at 6 pm starting on May 14th
All members interested in shooting shotgun are welcome to attend.
Round cards and shells will be available on shoot nights.
Please note that the Trap Shoot will be in use on 25th May – 1pm till 5pm
Being held Sunday 5th May – Clubhouse and Primary Pistol Range.
Sixteen shooters from Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario converged on the LWGC Rifle Range for a 100-meter Benchrest match Sunday April 28th. Temps hit a high of +8C with gusting north wind switching from west to east and back again.
1st Ken Chambers 214, 2X
2nd Pat Hyatt 190
3rd Jacques Choquette 180, 1X
Varmint Hunter Class
1st Jeremy Halley 242, 2X
2nd Rod Jack 240, 4X
3rd Hellene Rannou 215, 2X
Varmint for Score/Open Class
1st Dwayne Cyr 250, 11X
2nd Calvin Yanchycki 250, 9X
3rd Matt Cyr 249, 12X
Congratulations to Jeremy Halley for winning his class in his first ever Benchrest rifle match.
Special thanks to competitors who traveled from near and far away to attend. And special thanks to the following volunteers: Official Scorer Al Carlson, Target detail Hellene Rannou and Phil Nick, RSO’s Jacques Choquette and Al Mutch, Referees Lawrence, Cal and Rod. Rod Jack for the barbeque lunch and others who pitched in to help run a fun event.
Submitted by Dwayne Cyr
Spring Trap Shoot – April 27th – 12 till 3pm
This Saturday’s action shoot has been moved to Sunday 21st April due to poor weather.
Please see events calendar for further details.
Vehicle access to the Rifle Range is now possible as the road has now been plowed. Thanks to the volunteers whose time and effort made this possible.
Please drive with caution as the road may still have an icy base.
Sat Apr 13th, 2019 8:00am
Location: Eagle River Recreational Center, Eagle River, Ontario
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The Gil Pelletier Memorial Dueling trees on the Pistol Range have been repaired and are returned to service FOR PISTOL USE ONLY.
Special thanks to Lou Monk of Riverview Industries, Brian Prouty and Al Carlson for supplying material and labour.
Centerfire rifle shooters please use the gongs on the Rifle Range.
NOTE: To protect shooters from hazardous backsplash (fragmented bullet, jacket or target materials being thrown back towards the shooter)
the minimum safe firing distance for centerfire rifles on steel targets is 50 meters.
To prevent damage to steel targets, the minimum firing distance for centerfire rifles is 100 meters.