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February Splatterboard

Posted by Raymond Goin on February 13, 2017 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We held 22 Splatterboard shoots yesterday morning. 20 regular shoots and 2 youth shoots. 3 Pie shoots also. Served 52 breakfasts.

21 shooters showed up for the ANNIE TOURNAMENT> A very windy ANNIE TOURNAMENT. 

All in all a very good day. Next Month the SPLATTERBOARD shoot has been moved to the 3rd Sunday March 19th. Mark your calendars, and I hope to see you there.

March Splatterboard date change

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 25, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

     We will be changing the date of the March Splatterboard. The new date will be Sunday March 19. One week later.

     Hope to see you there

Second Sunday Practice Trap

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 25, 2017 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

We will now be opening the Trap Range about 9 AM on the Second Sunday for Practice. This will follow the Splatterboard and before the ANNIE TOURNAMENT. This will continue year round on the 2nd Sunday of each month.

Tuesday night Trap Shoot CANCELED

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 10, 2017 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to weather concerns we have decided to cancel the TRAP SHOOT for this evening.


New Year's day report

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 1, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

HAPPY NEW YEAR'S DAY!!

We had a great start to the New Year, We served 80 Breakfasts this morning. We held 24 regular shoots 4 Youth shoots and 4 Pie shoots. 

Rob Johnson was the winner of the M1 GARAND raffle. Congratulations to him. Ralph Jones won the 50/50 drawning by guessing closest to the number of primers.

17 shooters competed in the ANNIE TOURNAMENT. (We will have the next TOURNAMENT in February).

Thank you to all that were in attendance. HAPPY NEW YEAR to You and Yours!


Winter Rifle Clinic coming January 29,2017

Posted by Raymond Goin on December 23, 2016 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Foosland Sportsmen’s

Winter Rifle Clinic: Rifle Scopes

Proper Mounting and Use of Scopes

 

 

 

Date: January 29, 2017

 

Time: 1:00 pm. Duration 2 hours or until the fire goes out…

Registration / Fee: No Pre-registration required. Fee is $5 adults, Juniors free.

Location:

Foosland Sportsmen’s Club – Illinois Route 47, 4 miles North of US Route 136 near Fisher and Gibson City IL.

 

Program:

An Introduction to the Operation and Use of Rifle Scopes

 

Rifle Scope Design and Function

What is the right scope for me?

Reticle Choices

Mounting on your rifle, Tips Tricks and Traps…

Testing your scope and mount. Box Test and Tall Target test.

Using your scope in the field. How far away is that deer?

 

You will receive a set of handouts of the PowerPoint presentation material and observe a demonstration of scope mounting procedures and tools needed to properly mount and use a rifle scope.

 

Any questions? Contact

 

Jeff Porter (217) 493-1041 after 6 p.m. or e-mail [email protected]

December Splatterboard

Posted by Raymond Goin on December 12, 2016 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

We had a good crowd show up for yesterday's SPLATTERBOARD shoot. 45 breakfasts were served and we held 20 regular shoots, 4 Youth shoots, and 3 Pie shoots. All in all, a very good day..

     Please remember our NEW YEARS DAY SPLATTERBOARD coming up on January 1, 2017. Breakfast starts at 6 AM Splatterboard at 8, ANNIE Tournament starts about 10:00, and we will have a 50 bird DERBY starting about 1:00.

     Chili will be served for Lunch. M1 GARAND raffle will be held at 1 PM. Winner need not be present.

     There is a picture of the M1 GARAND being raffled in the PHOTO section on the website. Check it out. It is a BEAUTY.

Raffle gun photo

Posted by Raymond Goin on November 29, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out the photo of the M1 Garand that the club is going to give away on New Year's Day this year. It is in the PHOTO GALLERY under M1 Raffle gun 1-1-17

NEW YEAR'S DAY RAFFLE

Posted by Raymond Goin on November 22, 2016 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

      The Foosland Sportsmens Club is raffling off the chance to win an M1 GARAND (or $400 cash) on New Year's Day.  Comes with Hard case, Soft case, DVD, and many other extras.

     Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Tickets on sale now. We will draw for this gun at Noon on January 1st. Need not be present to win.

We made the news again

Posted by Raymond Goin on September 27, 2016 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Foosland Sportsmens Club made the news again this month with a nice article from the CMP NEWS


http://thecmp.org/13616-2/


Here is a link to the article. Several nice pictures show off our club as well. Thanks to Ken Kinder for sending the information.


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