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Skeet Club, et al
Meets at the Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County
6386 Route 87, Loyalsockville
Open 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. New shooters welcome and lessons are available.
The Lycoming Trap Shooters at CSLC has open shooting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Fee applies.
NRA Basic Handgun shooting courses will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays. Each course will be a minimum of 10 hours. New classes begin every two weeks. For more information, call Raymond George 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 368-1107.
The Broken Rock Skeet Club/Consolidated Sportsmans' annual Winter League Skeet Shoot will start at noon Jan. 13. A total of 300 birds will be shot. Individuals and teams of five will compete for various prizes every other Sunday for six weeks. For more information, call Ed Kelley at 322-5582.
Keystone Sportsmen's Association
1090 Hughes Road, Muncy
For all ATA shoots, registration begins at 9 a.m., shooting at 10, unless otherwise noted.
Open trap shooting, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.
339 Sportsman's Club Road, Mansfield
All events are open to general public; family participation encouraged.
Range closed: Dec. 25
Lycoming Creek Sportsman's Club
75 Sportsman's Club Lane, Marsh Hill
The Sheshequin Buckskinners will hold monthly blackpowder shoots at noon on the second Sunday of each month. They are open to all shooters. Fee applies.
Sportsmen Club Road, Orangeville
Bud Bowman, 394-4788 or 784-3686, or Keith Laylon, firstname.lastname@example.org or 394-1336
Regular trap range open, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; 6 p.m. Thursdays; 1 p.m. Sundays
Tripoli's Triggers Firearms Training & Educational Center
531 Washington Blvd.
Open 1-8 p.m. Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays; 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays/Fridays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays
Fees may apply.
Tactics for Home Defense seminar, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 29. Learn about proper use of force, tactics to stay safe at home, use and deployment of pepper spray, an introduction to firearms safety and a tour of the training facility and indoor shooting range. No shooting. Fee applies, and space is limited.
Beginners Firearms Safety Course: Participants will learn how to safely load a firearm, safely unload a firearm, safe clearing procedures, basic pistol shooting skills, the differences between a revolver and semi-automatic pistol and how to shoot each one, and more. One-day classes will be held 6-9 p.m. Jan. 21; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 5 or Jan. 19; and 1-4 p.m. Jan. 25.
Ladies 5-week program: Classroom training on firearms safety and handling as well as tactics in self-defense, in particular, dealing with home invasions. Participants must attend each date. The next program will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 9.
Level 2 course: Tactical training on moving from and toward a threat, rapid fire, use of flashlights and firing when the threat is within arms reach; 6-8 p.m. Jan. 7.
Level 3 course: Tactical training on firing techniques using a barricade for cover and using Hogan's Alley, a decision-making course of fire used by the FBI; 6-8 p.m. Jan. 28.
Troy Rod & Gun Club
Gate 3 Alparon Park, Troy. Barry Estep, 297-8957
5-stand, trap and skeet shoots, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, starting Nov. 4. Fee applies. Shoots will not be held Dec. 23 and 30; Jan. 13 and 27; and Feb. 10 and 24.