Monday, August 1, 2011

Russell Sportsmen's Club Events

The Russell Sportsmen's Club will hold a charity trap shoot on Thursday, August 4 at 7:00pm to benefit Lucas County Relay for Life.  Shooters may register as individuals or as teams of five.  There will be a novice division for those with little or no experience, as well as a veteran division.  Certified coaches and other mentors will be on site.  Entry fees cover everything; shells, clay targets, eye and ear protection, instruction, and mentoring.  Firearms will be available to lend.  Participants must be 12 years or older.  Russell Sportsmen's Club is located at 41570 280th Avenue, southwest of Russell.  Entry forms are available at the Chariton Chamber Office, Chariton True Value, Beaty Insurance in Russell, and the Albia Newspaper Office.  For more information, call Dan Morrett at 641-203-5296.
Saturday, August 6 from 8-5, the Sportsmen's Club will host an Iowa DNR Hunter Safety Course.  If you have kids or grandkids who need it, sign them up.  Participants must be 12 years or older or turn 12 during the season they plan to hunt.  The course is provided by the DNR.  Register online by clicking the following link: Iowa DNR Training .  Lunches and drinks will be available for a nominal fee or students may bring sack lunches.

Following the course, participants will have the opportunity to stay to shoot clay targets, with everything provided by the Sportsmen's Club.

For more information call Delbert at 641-766-6539.
Sunday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m.  Russell Sportsmen’s Club will hold a recreational pistol match. Two firearms are required: any .22 rim fire semi-auto or revolver and any center-fire semi-auto or revolver .32 or larger.  There will be divisions for optical and iron sights.  The course of fire calls for 60 rounds; 30 rounds from each gun.  A second optional match will be conducted immediately following the first.  The public is invited.  Call Dan at 641-203-5296 for more information.

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