Webmaster:  Beverly Rheaume   Copyright © 1999-2015   The Bigfork Gun Club   All rights reserved. 

Revised: August 21, 2015

"After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns were the police or military."

              William Burroughs     GRAND STREET #37

GETTING HERE

From the village of Bigfork (south of Kalispell) take Hwy 209 East until it dead ends into Hwy 83, turn right.  Go 3.1 miles south to the gate, on the left, marked by a large sign, set back from the road.

Bring your COMBINATION and your MEMBERSHIP CARD.

WE DO RANDOM CHECKS TO INSURE MEMBER USE ONLY.
Gate is to be kept LOCKED at all times except during authorized Events.
There is NO alcoholic beverages on the Gun Club property at any time. PERIOD!

Weekly Shooting Schedule:  Revised 06/07/2015

​ALWAYS CHECK THE "IMPORTANT MESSAGES" SECTION ABOVE FOR SPECIAL EVENTS.

SUNDAY:   Open shooting all day on 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range and Pistol Range.

                       The 200 Yard Range and Small Bore Range will be CLOSED from 10:00 AM until approx. 1:00 PM for Skeet &                        Trap AND 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM for Youth Trap (SCTP).

                       Open shooting resumes on the closed ranges after this event.

MONDAY:   Open shooting all day on the 25, 50, & 100 Meter ranges and the Pistol Range.

                       EXCEPT the FIRST Monday evening of each month, 6:00 PM until approx. 8:30 PM for Board of Directors                                meetings.

                       Open shooting resumes on closed ranges after the events have concluded if daylight remains.

TUESDAY:  Open shooting all day on 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range and Pistol Range.

                       The 200 Yard Range and Silhouette Range will be CLOSED from 1:00 PM until approx. 5:00 PM for Skeet &                            Trap AND 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM for Youth Trap  (Daylight savings months only - Mar - Oct)

                       Open shooting resumes on the closed ranges after this event is finished if daylight remains. (rev 9/10/2013)

       NOTE:  Occasional Range Maintenance may take place between 9AM to 11AM, our volunteer workers will have                                   precedence. If no maintenance is scheduled, the range is open for use as stated above. (rev 8/6/2012)

WEDNESDAY:  Open shooting all day on 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range and Pistol Range.

                              The 200 Yard Range, Skeet and Shot Gun Range will be CLOSED from 5:00 PM for Small bore and                                         Silhouette competitions (Daylight savings months only - April - September).

                              Open shooting resumes on closed ranges after this event is finished if daylight remains.

THURSDAY:  Open shooting all day on 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range and Pistol Range.

FRIDAY:      Open shooting all day on 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range and Pistol Range.

                       The 200 Yard Range, Silhouette Range and Skeet and Shot Gun Range may be CLOSED at noon on Fridays                          preceding Saturday events. (See individual discipline pages above for detailed schedules)

SATURDAY:   The Pistol Range will be closed on the FIRST SATURDAY of each month from 8:30 AM to approx. 2 PM                                  for Bowling Pin Matches. 

                          The 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range will be closed the FIRST SATURDAY of each month (April through                                           September) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for High Power Rifle Match.

                          The 200 Yard Range, Silhouette Range and Skeet and Shot Gun Range may be CLOSED the FIRST,                                       SECOND AND THIRD SATURDAY of each month until approx. 6:00 PM, March through October, for                                         shooting matches. (See individual discipline pages above for detailed schedules)

                          The 200 Yard Range, Silhouette Range and Skeet and Shot Gun Range may be CLOSED on other                                           Saturdays for SPECIAL EVENTS.

                          Open shooting resumes on the closed ranges after these events have finished if daylight remains.​

VANDALISM NOTICE

Anyone who observes any vandalism to the property should call 911 immediately. Lake County Sheriff's Department will respond. The club's Board of Directors and Officers will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law when the perpetrator is apprehended.

Everyone should help in protecting the club's property, so please cooperate with this matter.

PISTOL RANGE AT 25 METERS   Dedicated to Standard Pistol Calibers Only!

RIFLE RANGES AT 25, 50 & 100 METERS and 200 YARDS

SILHOUETTE RANGE  RIM FIRE ONLY!

NOTE: The Silhouette Range and the 200 Yard Range will be CLOSED to open shooting when weekly matches are taking place:

   Sundays & Tuesdays - Trap & Skeet

   Saturdays - events such as Cowboy and Defensive Pistol

   Wednesday Evenings - Prone Rifle and Silhouette events

   See individual disciplines or weekly shooting schedule below for event times.

SKEET & TRAP

NOTICE: WHEN FINISHED SHOOTING ON ALL OF OUR RANGES PLEASE PICK-UP YOUR BRASS, TRASH, & FOOD ITEMS, ETC. REMOVE EITHER THE CLUB’S PORTABLE TARGET FRAMES, AND YOUR OWN WHEN FINISHED SHOOTING.

HELP KEEP OUR RANGE CLEAN! ​

NOTICE: Tuesdays mornings 9 AM to 11 AM - This time is set aside for the occasional Range Maintenance. Volunteers working on the range will have precedence. If no maintenance is scheduled, the range is open for regular use.    (rev 8/6/12)

​RANGES:  Revised 3/2/15

ATTENTION MEMBERS

Our Club needs additional Range Safety Officers. You must be a member, willing to attend a 5 hour training class, and put in a minimum of 4, 5 hour shifts between January 1 to December 31.

If you are interested in helping out keeping our Club safe for every one,  please contact Chief Range Safety Officer Robert Henneman.


​PROGRAMS:

ACTIVITIES:

YOUTH PROGRAMS:

ABOUT THE BIGFORK GUN CLUB:

  NEW MEMBER SIGN UP

New members MUST apply at a regular monthly meeting.

Sign up will be from 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM,  come early,  we DO NOT process memberships after the meeting begins. EACH New Member MUST complete an Application form AND a Waiver.  ALL New members (both spouses for a Spousal Membership) must be introduced to the Board during the meeting AND stay for the Safety Orientation that follows.

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS meet monthly on the FIRST MONDAY of the Month.

Next meeting will be:  SEPTEMBER 14, 2015  - 6 PM.   Doors open at 5:00 PM.

​Meeting held at the club house on the range.

We invite all members to attend, your comments and concerns are welcome. All new members must attend a meeting, please refer to the membership page for more information on becoming a member.

The Bigfork Gun Club is a full-service facility dedicated to the shooting arts.

STAYED INFORMED

If you are a member, sign up for our email. Only Bigfork Gun Club information is sent out, generally 2 or 3 times a month. At your request your email address will be held in strict confidence and never shared, not even with other members. Simply send your email address to the Web Wizard. Start receiving Monthly Meeting Minutes, Important Range Notices and Special Updates from the Chairman.

BIGFORK GUN CLUB

Mailing address:

P O Box 529    Bigfork, MT 59911

See bottom of the page for directions to the range.







Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

FIRE CLOSURE NOTICE  New  8/20/15

Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

NEXT CLASS:  FALL 2015


STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED - OUR RANGE IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  The Board of Directors regrets any inconveniences, but under the present conditions, it is the correct thing to do.    EFFECTIVE DATE 8/20/15

Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

​​HAS ENDED FOR THIS SEASON

​​DUE TO THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND - NEXT MONTH MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEPTEMBER 14th  6 P M   

The Thursday Night SUMMER SKEET LEAGUE has ended for this year.

ALL PRACTICE SESSIONS are Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Cancelled  due to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions