May 26th, 2019 Rimfire Benchrest Match Results

Despite the 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 they did.

Unlimited Class

1st Ron McDaniel 750 – 43X new range record*

2nd 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.

Sporter Class

1st Rod Macdonell 710 – 13X

2nd Jacques Choquette 706 – 11X

3rd Ryan Jackson 706 – 9X

Thanks to 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.

Submitted by Dwayne Cyr.

Trap and Sporting Clay schedule.

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.

Rifle Division Holds Spring Benchrest Match

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.

Hunter Class
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

Rifle Range access

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.

EAGLE RIVER GUN SHOW

Sat Apr 13th, 2019 8:00am

Location: Eagle River Recreational Center, Eagle River, Ontario

Website: gunshowscanada.ca/eaglerivergunshow

VERMILION BAY ROD AND GUN CLUB ANNUAL GUN AND COLLECTIBLE TRADE SHOW—–FOR MORE INFO CALL THERESA AT 807 323 0882 BE SURE NOT TO MISS THIS GUN SHOW.—–GUN SHOWS ARE A NICE OUTING TO SEE MANY OUTDOOR ITEMS.—–USED GUNS—–NEW GUNS—–ANTIQUE GUNS—–MODERN GUNS—–COLLECTABLE GUNS—–SOME OF THE MANY THINGS TO SEE—–FISHING ITEMS—–CAMPING GEAR—–HUNTING SUPPLIES—–FISHING GEAR—–GUN PARTS—–KNIVES—–MILITARY ITEMS—–AMMUNITION SUPPLIES—–ARCHERY SUPPLIES—–SEE YOU THERE. ALL STATE FIREARM ORDINANCES AND LAWS MUST BE OBEYED—–ALL PROVINCIAL FIREARM ORDINANCES AND LAWS MUST BE OBEYED—–ALL LOCAL FIREARM ORDINANCES AND LAWS MUST BE OBEYED