Rifle Range will be closed Saturday mornings until  12noon during hunting season (that’s Oct 18 -Nov 29 – we stock birds & hunters are out back)

Reminder: Upper 50yd Range is for handguns & long guns shooting handgun cartridges & rimfire, muzzleloaders & shotguns – not highpower. Lower 100yd range is for anything up to & including 50 BMG.

Steamship Roast beef Dinner Saturday Oct. 25 1-2pm – Let us do the cooking! We are planning to cook a steamship or top round & bake potatoes in our wood-fired outside cooker.  Tickets $10 per person -they will be available at the September meeting – or you can purchase before Oct 4th at the club bar or gunshop.  Contributions of sidedishes – salads – desserts will be appreciated!!

Here’s the details on the new Mass. Gun laws from Comm2a:   http://www.comm2a.org/images/PDFs/h_4376_explained.pdf

NRA Day & Club Barbecue September 21st:  CELEBRATE NATIONAL HUNTING & FISHING DAY !  The Leominster Sportsman’s Club invites you to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day at their annual “NRA Day” from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 (rain or shine), followed by hotdogs on the barbecue at 1455 Elm St.

Cost is $5 (first 50 will get an NRA sports t-shirt). There will be a safety lesson, 22 rifles, pistols, shotguns, muzzleloaders, archery, and the pond is open for fishing. This event is open to adults, children, members and non-members, new shooters or old pros. For info contact Art O’Leary at (978) 537-2642 or oleary5150@comcast.net.  flier:LSA NRA HF day2014 flier
Migratory Bird Regulations are just out:  http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dfg/dfw/laws-regulations/final-2014-15-waterfowl-abs.pdf


These fine organizations are fighting for our Civil Rights right here in Massachusetts. Their websites will keep you up-to-date on the latest information.  check ‘em out & join/donate:

Gun Owners Action League :  http://www.goal.org/

Commonwealth Second Amendment:  http://comm2a.org/ 

Mass Basic Hunter Education Course

We are holding our annual Basic Hunter Education Course on September 15th,17th,20th,and 22nd. Students MUST attend all sessions. The course covers everything you need to know to go hunting – safe gun handling and storage, hunting laws & ethics, wildlife management & game identification. Whether you’re new to our sport or already a Mighty Woodsman, you will learn a great deal from this course!  The course is free, but you MUST call Hunter Ed headquarters at 978-772-0693 to register.  It fills up quick! When you pass, you will get a certificate that allows you to apply for your Mass gun license & is good for hunting licenses in every state & Canada & Mexico.

Awesome Markmanship Articles - check out these digital magazines:

CMP:  “On the Mark” http://www.odcmp.com/comm/OTM/14/OTMSpring2014.pdf.pdf  NRA:  “NRA Family Insights” & “Shooting Sports USA” http://www.nrafamilyinsights.org/ http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nra/ssusa_201408/ interesting editorial on pg 37 – from 1959, but could have been last week!

Classics to help you hit the Bullseye:

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nra/ssusa_201406/   (check out pg 33-37 classic Reprint “How to Shoot the Highpower Rifle” by Col. Crossman!!) http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nra/ssusa_201407/  (part 2 of”How to Shoot the Highpower Rifle” on pg 34)

Civilian Marksmanship Program:   http://www.odcmp.org/    You can get an M1 Garand just like Great Grampa carried while Fighting for Freedom in the far corners of the Globe! The H&R M1’s were made just down the road in Worcester.

Newsletters Online:  Click here to read this month’s & previous newsletters.

Rifle Range Badge Renewals See our committee page for more information.

Breakfast is Served! The kitchen is open for Sunday morning breakfasts. Hours are 7am-11am. PUBLIC IS WELCOME! This is a great opportunity to meet fellow club members, support your club, and get some great food at a great price!

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