Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Target Shoot

All shooters are welcome to Northeastern Oregon's Old West Target Shoot at the Eagle Cap Shooters Association, May 20, 2017, from 9 am, at Ant Flat Range near Enterprise, Oregon. Top Gun Prize is a new Henry 22 from Joseph Hardware.

The competition is a regional match and fundraiser presented by Joseph Lodge #81 AF&AM and is limited to open sighted lever guns and single action pistols. The pistol course is up to 20 yards and long guns to 200. Awards are for 1st and 2nd place rifle and pistol as well as top team. The cost is $40 per person or $110 for a team of three. Entry fee includes lunch.

Need Some Practice?
If you're looking for a place to practice, all National Forest lands, including the Wallowa Whitman National Forest, generally allow recreational target shooting (unless specifically prohibited by a Forest Service Order). This video provides tips on safe shooting in the public forest, not the least of which is preventing wildfires from sparks hitting metal targets.

Eagle Cap Shooters Promote Firearm Safety
Eagle Cap Shooters Association promotes firearm safety and education for youth and adults including hunter safety. They provide a facility for law enforcement to train and maintain certification. Their Eagle Cap Shooters Educational Alliance conducts programs for the public to learn about responsible ownership, storage, transport, and use of guns, and how to acquire a concealed weapons permit.

To register for the Old West Target Shoot contact Doug at dkwm37<at>gmail <dot>com.

The event is sponsored by Terminal Gravity, Copper Creek Mercantile, Wallowa County Grain Growers, Old Towne Restaurant

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