39 Hunter Safety students in the regular class successfully completed the certification testing on 3/11 and 3/13. 24 of those students came to the CVCC on 3/15 and shot .22 rifles at the CVCC shooting range. This was followed by award of certificates and patches plus a CVCC blaze orange Hunter Safety hat. A noon meal for the students and their families was provided by the CVCC (Thanks to Gary, Paul, Bruce and Scott!). Five students made perfect scores on the certification tests and received special CVCC camo hats. Also receiving special CVCC hats were the top boy and girl shooters.
The Coon Valley Conservation Club would like to thank everyone who came down to the February Sweetheart Shoot and made it a success! Those who came were able to enjoy the plowed trails that made for a very enjoyable and easy to walk course. March scores should be available shortly.
Do not forget about the upcoming Dual Shots that the Coon Valley Conservation Club will be hosting with the Chaseburg Rod & Gun Club on March 8 & 9 and April 12 & 13.
The Feburary drawing in the CVCC's Raffle for Serious Sportsmen was held at the monthly membership meeting on Thursday, February 27th. The lucky winner of the Kimber Classic Select 7mm-08 Bolt Action Rifle with a retail value of $1427.00 was William Lewis. Our next drawing will ta
19 Shooters enjoyed a sunny day competing in 12 different events. Plaques were awarded to the top 2 shooters in each event. Winners were -
Event; Number of Shooters; First Place; Second Place
Shotgun Trap; 15; Bryce Rudie; John Halverson
Pistol - 12 yards; 10; John Alseth; Paul Baird
Pistol - 25 yards; 6; Tie: Paul Baird & Adam McNeilly
Rimfire - 25 yards; 6; Bob Navrestad; Keith Mathison
Rimfire - 50 yards; 4; Keith Mathison; Haaken Mathison
The January drawing in the CVCC's Raffle for Serious Sportsmen was held at the monthly membership meeting on Thursday, January 30th. The lucky winner of the Beretta 686 Sliver Pigeon I 28 Ga. Shotgun with a retail value of $2245.00 was Pete Clements. Our next drawing will take place at the February 27th at our member meeting. A Kimber Classic Select 7mm-08 Bolt Action Rifle with a retail value of $1427.00 will be given away. Good luck to all who purchased tickets.
2014 CVCC MUZZLELOADER SHOOT SCHEDULE
ALL SHOOTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
SHOOT RULES: All shoots are standing offhand position with no telescopic sights or support aids including slings or shooting sticks, etc. Target loads with lead balls or lead bullets only. SAFETY is FOREMOST – Muzzles Up or Down Range at all times! (NOTE: The June 21st shoot is a TRADITIONAL PATCHED BALL ONLY shoot with Primitive Attire preferred.) Range is open for practice prior to shoots.
Sat Jan. 25: Winter ML Pheasant Hunt 1:00 – 4:00 PM
At Badgerland Pheasant Farm, Westby
Check out the article in this week's Westby Times about the CVCC sponsored "Learn to Pheasant Hunt" program held on Oct. 12th.
Ch. 19 was at the CVCC on Wed. Nov. 13 making a Firearms Safety Report for the upcoming deer season. Video and interviews were done as well as taping of shooting on the rifle range. The report will be aired on the 6:00 PM news today, Wed. Nov. 13th.