On Sunday, August 27, 2023 from 9am to noon join Green Diamond Resource Company, The Peregrine Fund, and the North American Non-lead Partnership (NANP) for a non-lead ammunition and hunting presentation and shooting demonstration.
The 2023 Match and Event Calendar is posted on the Calendar page. Or here is a direct link. Apologies in advance to those who, like me, are "optically challenged," but there were so many events, I had to drop the size of the text to fit everything on one page. -Alan
The range will be closed to shooting on August 20th and 21st. We will need volunteers to help with range maintenance. There is a Cowboy Action match and a Women's Handgun Continuation class on D3 and D2 that will be running as scheduled on Saturday morning. We have equipment rented to rebuild the 100 yard berm and clear the 200 yard access road. We will be taking down the 100 yard backers, so Brian Hunter can get in to refill and rework the berm as it is disappearing quickly.
My name is Aaron Ostrom and I am honored to be your Vice President of the Redwood Gun Club. I was interested because I would like to give back more to this range and this community of shooters. I've met some great people (members, RSO's and guests) at this range too. Redwood Gun Club is a huge asset for our community and I feel I can help this range with it's current and future goals.
2022 has arrived for Redwood Gun Club and with it let’s hope for fewer masks and more ammo. 2022 also brings a couple of changes to the E-Board in the form of a new president and vice president. I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce myself. Before introductions, I would like to thank our former Prez and VP for all of the hard work that they have put in over the past few years. The range looks amazing with lots of new storage and 3 dynamic ranges that have brought a lot of new opportunities to RGC members and the public alike.
What a cold start to our 22 offhand season! Our first match of the year was held on January 1st, and despite the holiday and 29-degree temperatures, we had 10 eager shooters.
Another of Mike Gills 4-H shooters showed up for this match, and over the last year we have had two young ladies that have competed. Kelsey and Haley both have had their fathers attend with them to shoot our challenging targets. Haley's father even joined the club last year to encourage her shooting.
Two years ago I introduced Cowboy Action Shooting to the Redwood Gun Club. Just as we were about to have our first monthly shoot in March 2020, we were locked down by the Covid pandemic. After scrambling for a safe way to hold a shoot, we had our first shoot in April. While it was a lightly attended affair, it was to lay the foundation for all the monthly shoots to follow.
My father and other family members were not impressed with handguns, so there was no chance that I was inheriting a Colt Bisley. Heck, my uncle was so anti-gun that he wouldn’t even stop and buy me a Luger when billboards in Oregon advertised them for $29.95. And, even way back, Colt Bisley’s sold for a heck of a lot more than $29.95!
Check your email! The Stumper newsletter is now available to all club members. It is sent around the middle of every month to the email address that you gave to the club when renewing your membership. If you're not receiving it, please let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you!
What a fantastic year full of monthly matches. We have challenged about 25 different shooters in our 12 matches. Attendance varied greatly, as this is a great drop-in kind of match. There are very few rules and all you need to bring is $5, a .22 rifle with any sort of sights and sixty or so rounds of ammo. Undoubtedly, one of the most inexpensive ways to have fun!