We have completed installing the electronic timing wires at the new Biathlon range, have prepared the trails for winter and are ready to hold out first race January 28, 2024. We have athletes and coaches but no local race officials. We have arranged for a FREE officials course on Sunday November 12 from 1000-1500, at the Lake of the Woods Gun Club. First 25 registrations accepted. Being an official is not hard, and the course will prepare you well. We will have a mock race at the end of the course to allow you to practice your skills.
Thankyou for getting involved to support the growth of Biathlon in Kenora.
To register go to Zone4 website. If asked to choose a province choose Manitoba as we are affiliated with Biathlon Manitoba. Use the code ELOC23.
LWGC Biathlon Chair
Lake of the Woods Gun Club in Kenora held a two-day Score Match August 26th and 27th. It was attended by nine shooters. Saturday at 100 the conditions were fantastic with wind in the single digits. Sunday at 200 was a different story.
Rod Jack was surprisingly tough with a yellow Remington 700.
While the wheels fell right off for a couple competitors including myself, Phil Nick shot consistently well at both yardages. Phil’s targets will be submitted to be considered for a Grand Agg Canadian record.
1st Dwayne Cyr 250-20X
2nd Phil Nick 250-15X
3rd Grant Schick 250-11X
1st Phil Nick 249-6X
2nd Grant Schick 247-4X
3rd Rod Jack 246-4X
1st Phil Nick 499-21X
2nd Grant Schick 497-15X
3rd Dwayne Cyr 495-28X
Thanks to the shooters who are happy competing in Kenora.
And thanks to the following volunteers who make our events possible:
Scorer Al Carlson who does a great job,
Our efficient Target Crew Davy Jones,
Colleen for take-out pizza,
President Stevie for the barbeque.
Submitted by: Dwayne Cyr
Well, another inspection has come and gone. This is our first inspection under the new book.
It’s a time to restore backstop slopes, freshen up tired signage and target frames. A time to weed wack and brush cut our property to be measured as Mother Nature tries to reclaim our ranges.
Range #5 the Action Range firing distance is reduced to 15 meters until we raise the backstop.
Thanks to the members who stayed away while the work was being done.
Special thanks to the following members and volunteers who made this possible.
Alf Moncrief and MCL – equipment
Joe Chevalier – operator
Range Operator/CFO Contact
Lake of the Woods Gun Club Rifle Division held a Rimfire Benchrest Match Sunday July 9, 2023.
The day started off overcast with mild conditions and got sunnier and breezier as the day wore on.
1st Ryan Jackson 748 – 25X *new range record
2nd Dwayne Cyr 738 – 27X
3rd Brian Prouty 725 – 11X
1st Lawrence Zebier 750 – 46X
2nd Rod Jack 750 – 45X
3rd Phil Nick 749 – 45X
Congratulations to the winners. Your patience and determination paid off.
Thanks to the competitors and volunteers for supporting our range.
Special thanks to our Scorer Al Carlson. Submitted by
Due to the extreme forest fire hazard, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has declared a Restricted Fire Zone in our area.
During this time, military surplus, FMJ, steel core/steel jacket, ammunition is prohibited for use on steel targets on the Rifle Range.
Thanks for your cooperation.
With the spring clean up of brass on the pistol range it has been discovered that some person(s) have used over calibre sized rifles on the pistol range.
Rules are in place to restrict the size of rifles used on the pistol range, these rules can be found on the club website, under range safety operations manual, under the handgun heading.
Three bullet points I would like to bring to everyone attention are:
9) .17 to .22 calibre center fire and rim fire rifles are permitted.
10) other firearms are restricted to straight- wall chambering only
11) no rifles are to be shot at the falling plates or the dueling trees. These are for pistols only.
This past winter we have maintained the roads to allow access to both pistol and rifle ranges, so no unauthorized rifles should need to be used on the pistol range.
The rifle range has 40 meter, 60 meter and 100 meter target settings which will work with any smaller calibre rifle if needed.
Also, a reminder that the Biathlon range is for specially designed .22 calibre biathlon rifles only.
Thank You for your understanding on this matter, we all work to keep and maintain a safe and functional club range.
Steve Zabloski President LWGC
On behalf of the Pistol division/ board of directors
We now have clothing and other items available, with our Logo !!!
Please access through New Merchandise menu option
Please see above… between Membership and Rifle
or access the Store site directly https://lotw-gun-club-2023.itemorder.com/shop/home/
The Centerfire Dueling Tree on the Pistol Range has been replaced with a commercially engineered kit suitable for heavy duty club use.
The LWGC expresses our gratitude to the following members for providing top notch welding and fabrication completed in a short time frame: Lou Monk (Riverview Industries) and Brian Prouty
Thanks Again The Management LWGC