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New Year's day report

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


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.


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



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

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


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

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

Splatterboard Season

Posted by Raymond Goin on September 11, 2016 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you all, to those that braved the MOSQUITOS here at the Foosland Sportsmens Club this morning for the opening of our SPLATTERBOARD Season. The weather was almost too perfect. 55 degrees and clear. 

     We had 12 Turkey Shoots this morning and fed 31 Breakfasts. (Not a bad start to the year). The ANNIE TOURNAMENT was attended by 16 shooters. The DeLand 812 Masonic Trapshoot had 18 shooters in the 50 bird Derby. A fine meal was provided. (Thanks Mike B for the FISH BOIL). 

All in all a good day. 

Ranges closed Tuesday Aug 2

Posted by Raymond Goin on August 2, 2016 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

All of the ranges will be closed today so that work can be done on the PISTOL Range. Workers will be present all day.

Thank you

New Septic Field installed

Posted by Raymond Goin on July 23, 2016 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I am FLUSHED with pride to announce that...The new septic field has been installed, inspected, and passed.


Posted by Raymond Goin on June 22, 2016 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (2)

Please join us Sunday June 26th for our ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION DAY. Club grounds will open at 10:30 AM. The ranges will be closed for the day. Bring your family and lawn chairs, to spend the day with fellow members.

     The Club will be providing the meal (Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Beans, Chips, Dessert, Tea, and Lemonade). Meal will start about 12:00. Door prizes will be given away. We will also draw for a WALTHER .380 pistol. A special drawing for a beautiful knife will also be held.

     Hope to see you all there to help celebrate OUR CLUB!!!


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jul 25 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday, Jul 26 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 5 at 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday, Aug 8 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM