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Pheasants Forever Youngguns shoot

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 29, 2019 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Sunday April 14. Starting at 1 PM. Ranges closed for this event.

Small Arms Firing School CMP Rifle Clinic

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 28, 2019 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Date: Saturday April 20, 2019

 

Time: Clinic - 8:00am until noon, 50 shot match at 12:30.

Registration:.$20 fee due at Clinic. Limit of 30 participants. Reserve the right to split into two sessions if more than

30 registrants. Pre-Registration is not required but will be accepted.

Location:

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

Clinic Program:

An Introduction to Service Rifle Competition and Basic Rifle Marksmanship.

Service Rifles are the battle rifles that have been used by the US and foreign military around the

world. We will focus on the principles of shooting as they apply to Service Rifles at known distance

targets in high power competition. The rifles most often used in competition are the AR-15 rifles. M-1

Garand, 1903 Springfield rifles, M1 carbines, M1A/M14 are also used. Many other foreign iron sight

bolt action and semi-automatic rifles will fall into this category and can be used to compete.

This Clinic is being taught by a CMP Certified Master Instructor. The course will cover basic

marksmanship skills and specific details of Service Rifle competition including:

 Safety and Range Procedures

 Rifle and Equipment

 Technique of Firing Accurate Shots

 Prone, Sitting and Standing Positions

 Principles of Sight Adjustment

 Rapid Fire Techniques

 Course of Fire

 Shooting a Match, Pulling Targets

 Live fire practice – 40 rounds minimum needed.

A limited number of AR-15, M1 Garand & 03 Springfield rifles will be available for use on loan.

Contact: Jeff Porter (217) 493-1041 after 6 p.m. or e-mail PJP423@yahoo.com for

registration or more information.

Hunter Safety Field Day scheduled for June 1

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 15, 2019 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

We will be hosting an IDNR Hunter Safety Field Day Saturday June 1, 2019 From 9-4 PM.

You must complete the on-line portion of the course to attend.

Register by contacting: Curt Sinclair via email: sinclair@illinois.edu or Ph: 217-762-2741

 

Lunch Provided at no cost.

 

Space limited to 30 participants.

Ranges will be closed during this class

Concealed Carry Renewal Class scheduled

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 12, 2019 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

We have scheduled a Concealed Carry renewal class for Saturday March 23. Starting at 9 A.M. Cost will be $40.

You will need 30 rounds of ammo and your carry gun.

Tell your friends.

March Splatterboard report

Posted by Raymond Goin on March 10, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

We had 23 people join us for breakfast this morning. 10 Splatterboard shoots and 2 Pie shoots. One more chance to enjoy our Splatterboard season. See you next month.

Conceal Carry Renewal Inquiry??

Posted by Raymond Goin on February 3, 2019 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Is there any interest in having a Conceal Carry renewal class At Our club late in the month of February? If you are interested Let us know in the next few days and we will see about setting one up.

Email your interest to   fooslandsportsmensclub@hotmail.com 

January Meeting is Cancelled

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 23, 2019 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to the freezing, we are going to cancel the meeting for tonight. Stay home and stay safe.

Winter Rifle Clinic January 27 @ 1PM

Posted by Raymond Goin on January 22, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Foosland Sportsmen’s Club will be offering a break from the mid-winter cold. The Clinic will be conducted at the Foosland Sportsmen’s Club Clubhouse building at 1:00 PM on Sunday January 27. This year’s class will be consist of the following topics.

 

Topic 1: Building a 1000 yard Service Rifle

Process of selecting the caliber and bullet

Optic choice

Load Development Using Electronic Target

Topic 2: Electronic Target Demonstration

How does it work

What does it do and not do

How much is it and where do I get one!!

 

Topic 3: Western US big game hunt year two.

Highlights of the 2018 Elk Hunt

Topic 4: Open Question and Answer session about whatever you want to discuss.

Instruction is provided by club member and NRA High Master Class High Power shooter Jeff Porter. A $5 donation would be appreciated to offset expenses and training materials. Please feel free to direct questions about the Clinic to PJP423@yahoo.com.

Conceal Carry Renewal Class January 5

Posted by Raymond Goin on December 26, 2018 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Foosland Sportsmens Club will host a CONCEAL CARRY Renewal class on Saturday January 5, 2019. The 3 hour class will run from 10-1. Coffee and light refreshments will be available.

Cost is $40. You will need at least 30 rounds of ammunition, and the Carry gun of your choice.

Class size is limited. Please contact:  wrbsab707@gmail.com   to get registered

November Splatterboard

Posted by Raymond Goin on November 16, 2018 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

We served  40 people breakfast, on Sunday. Almost half of them ere Veterans. We held 20 Splatterboard shoots and 2 Pie shoots.

Hope to see you all on the 9th of December


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