Lake of the Woods Gun Club Rifle Division held our third invitational 500-meter Benchrest Match Sunday June 30th.
Rank by Group Aggregate
1st Burt Bastien 2.6264”, best 5 shot group .984” new range record
2nd Phil Nick 2.7268”
3rd Matt Cyr 3.2872”
Rank by Score
1st Phil Nick 240/250 four X, new range record
2nd Burt Bastien 237/250
3rd Matt Cyr 233, two X
1st Phil Nick
2nd Burt Bastien
3rd Matt Cyr
Thanks to Official Scorers Al Carlson and Grant Schick, Target Crew Donovan Jack and Gavin Carlson, Official Barbequer Rod Jack.
Submitted by D. Cyr
Rifle Division Holds Short Range Metallic Silhouette Match
June 23rd – Nine shooters including 2 from out of town contested 3 categories. Steel targets were shot offhand from the standing position with no rests.
The course of fire consisted of 5 steel chickens at 60 meters, 5 pigs at 100 meters, 5 turkeys at 150 meters, and 5 ram sheep at 200 meters.
Shooters had the option of shooting 40 targets and count the best score out of 20 targets. Weather was nice and the match was a hoot. Thanks to Jacques and Hellene for running an excellent event.
Scoped Rifle with Cast Bullets
1st Jack Roberts 18/20
2nd Al Mutch 12/20
Open Sight Rifle with Cast Bullets
1st Jacques Choquette 14/20
2nd Jack Roberts 8/20
1st Dwayne Cyr 15/20
2nd Jacques Choquette 12/20
Submitted by D. Cyr
Please note that the Pistol Range will be closed for Range maintenance Wednesday 26th June from 1:30pm until 3:30pm
The Rifle range will closed for maintenance Thursday July 25th, and Thursday August 29th.
Both Courses now Full! Thank you for your interest!
Holding a PAL Course on Friday July 5, 5:00pm / Saturday July 6 9:00am
Hunter Safety Friday July 12 5:00pm / Saturday July 13, 9:00am
Contact: Pastor Bill Cowen – 465-4162
Course held at The Way Christian Fellowship
247 Redditt Rd. 1km north of the bypass.
Last weekend work was completed on a general Pistol Range overhaul. The sacrificial shielding protecting the dueling tree and falling plate bunkers was replaced, the bunker roof was repaired, new target boards installed, general cleanup, the outhouse was leveled the and coated with wood preservative.
On behalf of all the pistol shooters, I’d like to thank the work crew.
Al Carlson, Bob Bernie, Eric Liznick, Roy Johnston and Dwayne Cyr.
cold dreary start with temps just above freezing and the wind out of the north
east, 16 hardy competitors attended. Some wore long John’s and others wished
Ron McDaniel 750 – 43X new range record*
Rod Jack 750 – 43X
3rd Grant Schick 748 – 32X
Although 1st and 2nd place are statistically tied in points and X dots, the first shooter to miss an X dot takes second. The range record for Unlimited Class of 750 – 42X set by Rod Jack July 29th, 2018 fell to Ron McDaniel.
Rod Macdonell 710 – 13X
Jacques Choquette 706 – 11X
3rd Ryan Jackson 706 – 9X
Official Scorer Al Carlson, referees Rod, Grant and Lawrence, Target Detail
Phil and Hellene, Colleen for pizza delivery and all the other volunteers who
pitched in for set up and take down.
Next event is Short Range Metallic Silhouette Match June 23rd.
Contact Jacques Choquette 548 5936.
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
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