CVCC Work Day - Sat. Aug 15 - 8 AM-Noon

There will be a work day this Saturday August 15 from 8 am-12 pm in preparation for the chicken que. We have lots to take care of in preparation for the chicken que so any help will be much appreciated. The Chicken Que is on Sunday the 16th from 11:00 am till chicken is gone.

Military Rifle Shoot - Sat. Aug. 29th

Coon Valley Conservation Club
Vintage Military Rifle Shoot
Saturday, August 29, 2015
9:00 AM till 3:00 PM
S1005 Knudson Lane, Coon Valley, WI

Due to popular demand, we are having a second shoot this summer. Come on out and join us for some fun. We will also be shooting a Junior category at this match.

Rules

1. Open to any centerfire rifle that was issued to any military organization, manufactured before 1960.
2. Rifle must have issue stock and issue iron sights.
3. Ammo should be of military power, either surplus, factory or reloads.
4. No shooting jacket or slings.
5. $10.00 registration fee for each shooter. The course may be re-shot for an additional $2.00 fee. The same shooter may shoot additional rifles for a $5.00 fee.

Course of fire

June Winner in the Raffle for Serious Sportsmen

The June drawing in the CVCC's Raffle for Serious Sportsmen was held at the monthly membership meeting on Thursday, June 25th. The lucky winner was Greg Schmidt. Our next drawing will take place at the July 30th at our member meeting. Good luck to all who purchased tickets.

July Shooting Events at the CVCC

The Weekend of July 18 & 19 will see two shooting competitions - on Sat. the 18th will be a dual Muzzleloader Shoot with shotgun trap and rifle silhouette competitions beginning at 1:00 PM. On Sunday the 19th will see the annual Vernon County 4-H Shooting Sports competition shoot beginning at noon with archery, air rifle, .22 rifle and shotgun trap competitions.

Thursday night open trap shooting will continue beginning at 6:00 PM except on meeting night the 30th when shooting starts at 5:00 PM.

May Winner in the Raffle for Serious Sportsmen

The May drawing in the CVCC's Raffle for Serious Sportsmen was held at the monthly membership meeting on Thursday, May 28th. The lucky winner was Ben Brye. Our next drawing will take place at the June 25th at our member meeting. Good luck to all who purchased tickets.

April Winner in the Raffle for Serious Sportsmen

The April drawing in the CVCC's Raffle for Serious Sportsmen was held at the monthly membership meeting on Thursday, April 30th. The lucky winner of the Remington Versa Max Synthetic Semi Auto 12 Ga. with a retail value of $1427.00 was James Lund. Our next drawing will take place at the June 30th at our member meeting. A Hoyt Carbon Spyder 30 Compound Bow with a retail value of $1499.00 will be given away. Good luck to all who purchased tickets.

Vintage Military Rifle Shoot - Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:00 AM till 3:00 PM

This year the shoot falls on the 71st anniversary of D-Day. Experience a little bit of Omaha Beach (without anyone shooting back at you)!!

Rules

1. Open to any centerfire rifle that was issued to any military organization, manufactured before 1960.
2. Rifle must have issue stock and issue iron sights.
3. Ammo should be of military power, either surplus, factory or reloads.
4. No shooting jacket or slings.
5. $10.00 registration fee for each shooter. The course may be re-shot for an additional $2.00 fee. The same shooter may shoot additional rifles for a $5.00 fee.

Course of fire

1. Total of 20 rounds will be fired. 5 rounds from each of 4 positions:
- Standing
- Kneeling or sitting
- Prone

Officers Elected for the Next Year at April 30 Membership Meeting

New officers and board members for next year are -
President: Scott Hobson
Vice President: Marty Mathison
Secretary: Aaron Sheckel
Treasurer: Merv Broten
2 Year Board Members: Joel Olstad & Royce Curtis
1 Year Board Members: Greg Schmidt (filling Merv's remaining term) and Gary Gilbeck (continuing board member)

23 New Hunters Certified at Hunter Safety Field Day April 25th

23 students successfully completed their CVCC sponsored WI DNR On-Line Hunter Safety Education Field Day on Saturday, April 25th. Students completed hands-on demonstrations of safe firearms handling, practice hunts, blood trailing, ammunition identification, tree stand safety, and life firing of .22 rifles and 20 ga. shotguns. After a presentation by Conservation Warden Shawna Stringham students completed written and practical certification tests with an over-all class average of 98%. Six students had perfect 100% scores.

Reminder: This Saturday Apr. 25 - Hunter Safety Field Day Class at CVCC

This Saturday from 7:30 AM until 4:00 PM the CVCC Clubgrounds, Clubhouse, Archery and Firearm shooting ranges will be used by students and instructors for the On-Line WI DNR Hunter Safety Education Field Day. The schedule for the morning has demonstration and practice sessions including live fire of .22 rifles and 20 ga. shotguns, practice hunts and blood trailing, crossing obstacles, and tree stand safety. There will be a DNR Conservation presentation at noon followed by student certification testing.

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