Webmaster: Beverly Rheaume Asst. Webmaster: Joe Biangone Email: info@bigforkgunclub Copyright © 1999-2018 The Bigfork Gun Club All rights reserved.
Revised: March 6th, 2018
"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
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 are NO alcoholic beverages on the Gun Club property at any time. PERIOD!
ALWAYS CHECK THE "IMPORTANT MESSAGES" SECTION ABOVE FOR SPECIAL EVENTS.
GENERAL SHOOTING HOURS: 7:00 AM TILL DUSK OR 9:30 PM, WHICH EVER COMES FIRST.
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.
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. 4:30 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. (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 4:00 PM to 7 PM for Small bore and Silhouette competitions (Daylight savings months only - April - September).
Open shooting resumes on closed ranges after this event is finished.
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 late afternoon on Fridays preceding Saturday events. (See individual discipline pages above for detailed schedules)
SATURDAY: The Pistol BAY will be closed on the FOURTH SATURDAY of each month from 8:00 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. 2:00 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.
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.
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
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 JUNE 1 to MAY 31 of the following year.
If you are interested in helping out keeping our Club safe for every one, please contact Chief Range Safety Officer Robert Henneman.
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 on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 - 6 PM. Doors open at 5:00PM.
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.
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
P O Box 529 Bigfork, MT 59911
See bottom of the page for directions to the range.
MARCH 31ST - The 100 meter range will be closed from 7am to 1pm for hunter safety field day
APRIL 7th - The 200 yard and rimfire ranges will be closed for a basic shotgun class
APRIL 14th - The 100 meter range will be closed for a basic rifle class
During our Winter to Spring weather there maybe alot of snow or ice in the parking area & ranges. PLEASE USE EXTREME CARE WHEN ACCESSING THESE AREAS.
NEXT CLASS: SPRING OF 2018
RANGE CLOSURE NOTICE - SPECIFIC AREAS OF THE RANGE WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES.