BIGFORK GUN CLUB

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HOME OF THE GRIZZLY PISTOLEROS
Located on Montana Highway 83
3.1 miles South of the Highway 209 Junction

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

 

SPECIAL NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS: 

The 200 Yard Range and Silhouette Range will be CLOSED from 4 PM TO 6 PM for The Youth Shotgun Program 6 week Practice Session next Sunday  APRIL 20th.

The Pistol Range and 25, 50 and 100 Meter Ranges are open as usual. 

Open shooting resumes on the closed ranges after this event.

 

   SPECIAL INVITATION TO MEMBERS ONLY: 

Do you have a child between the grades of   7 & 12 (having completed hunter's safety) who would be interested in shooting shotgun with the Bigfork Competitors?

We would like to field a new team in 2014.

The Bigfork Competitors is a traveling Scholastic Clay Target Program team.   Practicing twice weekly and more in preparation for matches.  

Contact Marleen Probert  asap to take advantage of this program.

 

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.

 

About the Bigfork Gun Club:

BECOME A MEMBER      Downloadable Member Application      Downloadable Waiver 

(Revised 9/9/2013)

NEW MEMBER SIGN UP

New members MUST apply at a regular monthly meeting, (see below for date).

New members joining after January 1, 2014 have a membership good through May 31, 2015.

Sign up will be from 5:15 - 5:50, 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.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS      (Revised 01/06/2014)

The Board of Directors meet monthly on the FIRST MONDAY of the Month.

Next meeting:  MAY 5, 2014  -  6 PM.       Doors open at 5:15PM.

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.

 

BECOME A VOLUNTEER - YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU! - VOLUNTEER SIGN UP PAGE

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN    NEW  -  2013...looking back

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SAFETY RULES /  RANGE RULES     Learn our rules / Enjoy our sport    (REV 9/9/2013)

Activities:

BIGFORK DEFENSIVE PISTOL   1st Match of the season was a Great success - scores posted       

HIGH POWER RIFLE       

SASS (Single Action Shooting Society)    

SKEET & TRAP SHOOTING     Winter schedule now in effect - click for details.

SMALL-BORE SILHOUETTE and PRONE MATCHES   

SPECIAL EVENTS 

USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Assn.)  

Youth Programs:  

Bigfork Gun Club Youth Trap Program     

     For information on participation in the Youth Trap shoots or become an instructor for this program please contact  Jim Browne   or  Rick Crouse.    

Bigfork Competitors

The Bigfork Competitors is a traveling Scholastic Clay Target Program team.  Practicing twice weekly and more in preparation for matches.    Youths between the grades of  7 & 12  (having completed Hunter's Safety) who would be interested in shooting shotgun with the Bigfork Competitors should contact  Marleen Probert   for more information.

Programs:

HUNTER SAFETY PROGRAM       Next Class Scheduled for Fall  

RANGE SAFETY OFFICER (RSO) PROGRAM   

-   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 the first of May and the end of October.  

If you are interested in helping out keeping our Club safe for every one, please contact Chief Range Safety Officer Micheal Hebert at Bigfork Gun Club.

Ranges:   Revised 8/6/12

NOTICE:  Tuesdays mornings 9AM to 11AM  -  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)

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 USPSA, Cowboy, 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! 

 

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ATTENTION:

BIGFORK GUN CLUB MEMBERS ONLY

We still have a few of the beautiful Sprunger print "GARDEN WALL" available.  FOR DETAILS  -  CLICK HERE...

Monies from the sale of these beautiful prints goes into our building fund for current and future projects.          QUANTITY IS LIMITED

 

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.

   

Weekly Shooting Schedule:    Revised 9/9/2013

Sunday:            Open shooting all day on 25, 50, & 100 Meter Range and Pistol Range.  
The 200 Yard Range and Silhouette Range will be CLOSED from 10:00 AM until approx. 3:00 PM for Skeet & Trap.  Open shooting resumes on the closed ranges after this event.
Monday: Open shooting all day.
EXCEPT the FIRST Monday evening of each month, 6:00 PM until approx. 8:00 PM  for Board of Directors meetings.  
Open shooting resumes after this event is finished 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 Youth Trap (3:30 PM to 4:30PM) (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 6:00 PM for Small bore and Silhouette competitions (Daylight savings months only - April - September) .  Open shooting resumes on the 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: Open shooting all day on the Pistol Range.
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, THIRD AND FOURTH 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.
      (See Special Events page above for detailed schedules)
Open shooting resumes on the closed ranges after these events have finished if daylight remains.

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 are NO alcoholic beverages allowed on the Gun Club property at any time. Period!

 

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"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.

 

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Bigfork Gun Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 529
Bigfork, Montana 59911
Ann Hewitt,  Secretary

 

Webmaster: Beverly Rheaume.    Copyright 1999-2014 The Bigfork Gun Club All rights reserved.      

Revised: April 12, 2014