Outdoors notices for March 17, 2019 | TribLIVE.com

Outdoors notices for March 17, 2019





• In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on March 8, Clymer (12-6) beat Murrysville (7-11), 1,168-1,164, and Butler (15-3) defeated Fort Hand (2-16), 1,172-1,163, in the A-team standings. In the B-team division, Clymer (15-3) beat Murrysville (4.5-13.5), 1,155-1,124, and Butler (15-3) beat Fort Hand (1.5-16.5), 1,149-1,080. Murrysville’s Ray Harvey was the high shooter of the week with a 298. Butler’s Bob Doverspike was the high senior (294). Clymer’sLily Palfrey was the high junior and female (292).

• In the Pittsburgh and Surburban Rifle League on March 6, Frazier-Simplex defeated Allegheny, 1,485-1,430, and Dormont-Mt. Lebanon beat Murrysville, 1,476-1,460. Dormont-Mt. Lebanon’s Dean Trew shot a 300 for the high score of the week. Frazier-Simplex’s Cailey Dahlquist and Kayla Andreoli were the high juniors and ladies with a pair of 297s, and Jim Mounts was the high senior with a 294.

• The Twi-Night Trap League will start its season on Thursday (March 21). The first shoot will be held at East Hutingdon Sportsmen’s Club at 5 p.m. Sign-up cut-off time is 8 p.m. The league rotates among five clubs; new shooters of various skills are welcome.


Note: All hunter safety courses require preregistration at www.pgc.state.pa.us.

• Carrick Sportsmen’s Club, Allegheny County, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 23. Class limit 30.

• Springdale District Sportsmen’s Association, Allegheny County, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23. Class limit 40.

• White Oak Rod and Gun Club, Westmoreland County, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23. Class limit 50.

• Apollo Spring Church Sportsmen’s Club, Armstrong County, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 30. Class limit 150.

• Daisytown Sportsmen’s Club, Cambria County, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 30. Class limit 50.

• Millvale Sportsmen’s Club, Allegheny County, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 6. Class limit 99.

• Montgomery Township Rod and Gun Club, Indiana County, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6. Class limit 60.

• Richland Sportsmen’s Association, Allegheny County, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 6. Class limit 65.

• Rostraver Sportsmen’s Club, Westmoreland County, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6. Class limit 35.

• Wilmore Sportsmen’s Club, Cambria County, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 6. Class limit 35.

• Collier Sportsmen’s Club, Allegheny County, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 7. Class limit 50.

• Church of the Nazarene, Beaver County, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13. Class limit 40.

• East Huntingdon Sportsmen’s Association, Westmoreland County, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13. Class limit 60.

• Patton Sportsmen’s Club, Cambria County, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 14. Class limit 10.

• Parks Township Sportsmen’s Club, Armstrong County, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 20. Class limit 30.

• Meyersdale Middle School, Somerset County, 3:30-7:30 p.m. April 24-25. Class limit 50.


• The second annual Pennsylvania Wildlife Gala to benefit the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation will be held April 5 at the Nittany Lion Inn in State College, beginning with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. This year’s event will feature wildlife biologist Mark Ternent from the Pa. Game Commission, who will discuss the Pennsylvania black bear. RSVP at www.wildlifeforeveryone.org/events. Tickets are $125.


• Wildlife for Everyone will hold its Sporting Clay Classic on May 3 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort Sporting Clay Facility. Participants will shoot 100 rounds at 15 stations. Youth teams are welcome. Cost is $150 per shooter. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.wildlifeforeveryone.org for more information.

• California Hill Gun Club holds sporting clays and five-stand shoots Sundays from 9 a.m.-noon. All are open to the public. Call 724-938-3480.

• Sporting clays is closed for the winter at West Penn Sportsmen’s Club, but five stand is open Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. and from 10 a.m.-noon Sundays. Cost is $5 for 25 targets for members. Nonmembers are $6 per round.

• Ellsworth Sportsmen’s Club is open at 6:30 p.m. Fridays, with trap shooting at 7 p.m. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Visit esc15360.com.

• Rostraver Sportsmen and Conservation Association has big-bore pistol and .22 longrifle shoots from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and trap practice at 10 a.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m. Saturdays. Call 724-872-4399.

• Shaner Sportsmen’s Club, 146 Stewart Lane, Irwin, has trap practice from 5-8 p.m. Fridays. It is open to the public. Call 724-872-8431 or the clubhouse at 724-446-1313.

• Pitcairn Monroeville Sportsmen’s Club, 505 Mosside Boulevard, North Versailles, hosts Civilian Marksmanship Program and practical pistol shoots at 9 a.m. the first Sunday of each month, archery practice at 6 p.m. Mondays, practical pistol practice at 6 p.m. Thursdays and trap practice at 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. Call 412-824-3790.

• White Oak Rod and Gun Club has CMP shoots from 9-11 a.m. the second Sunday of each month. There are indoor 3-D archery shoots from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays. Cost is $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 12-16 and free to those 11 and younger and 65 and older. Skeet and five-stand shoots are 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and on sporting clays Sundays. All events are open to the public. Call 724-863-9941.

• East Huntingdon Sportsmen’s Association has trap practice at 6 p.m. Mondays. Cost is $3 for a round of 25 birds. The public is welcome. The club also has an indoor archery league with shoots Monday nights. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with shooting starting at 7 p.m. Club membership is not required. Call Doug or Amy at 724-887-4103. The club’s indoor pistol range is open at 7 p.m. Mondays or by appointment for groups.

• Summer Twi-night League begins March 22 at Hecla Club and March 29 at East Huntingdon.

• Millvale Sportsman’s Club, 170 Sunny Hill Road, Wexford, has trap shoots from 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, skeet shoots from 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays and five-stand from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Call 724-935-9963 or visit millvalesportsmens.com.

• South Connellsville Rod and Gun Club has trap shooting at 5 p.m. Mondays. The public is welcome.

• The Lawrence County Sportsman’s Association in Wampum opens its shotgun and .22 rifle ranges to the public starting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Call 724-652-1075.

• Pony Farm Sportsmen’s Club in Kittanning has open trap nights at 6 p.m. Fridays. The public is welcome to use the lighted ranges. The full kitchen is open for all events.

• Sutersville Sportsmen’s Club has trap practice beginning at 6 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Tuesdays. The public is welcome. Call 724-872-0989.

• Connellsville Sportsmen’s Club has trap and skeet practice from 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays. All shooters and the public are welcome. Instruction is available.

• Shannock Valley Sportsmen’s Club in Yatesboro has trap practice at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The public is invited to all events.

• Hecla’s trap range is open for practice from 5-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The public is welcome. Call 724-423-6090 after 2 p.m.

• Fort Hand Rifle Club in North Vandergrift has an ARA-sanctioned smallbore benchrest shoot the second Saturday of every month. The club also has an NRA-sanctioned smallbore metallic silhouette match the second Sunday of every month. Call 724-726-9580.

• Roscoe Sportsmen’s Association’s youth trap league shoots are 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays. The adult league shoots from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Mike Hela at 724-938-3500 or the club at 724-938-9080 on Wednesdays and Sundays.

• Vandergrift Sportsmen’s Association has five-stand sporting clays shoots from 4 p.m. until dark Wednesdays at its club grounds on Sportsmen Drive in Washington Township. Cost is $4 per round. Call 724-478-2129.

• Youngwood Sportsmen’s Association has trap shoots 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays and 6-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The shoots are open to the public. Call Fred at 724-837-5516 or Frank at 724-834-3234.

• East Monongahela Sportsmen’s Club has 25-yard pin shoots at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Cost is $6. On Thursdays, the club runs trap shoots for $2.50 per round and 50-yard pin shoots on the pistol range for $6. Both events start at 6:30 p.m. All events are open to the public. Call 412-384-4747.

• Crowfoot Rod and Gun Club in Murrysville opens its trap range to the public from 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Call 724-327-9315 or 724-327-0592.

• McDonald Sportsmen’s Association has trap and skeet practice from 7-10 p.m. Thursdays. The public is welcome. Call 724-796-2271 or visit mcdonaldsportsmen.com.

• Clairton Sportsmen’s Club has skeet shoots and practice from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, 5-10 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The trap league and practice are 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

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