NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB RUNNING DEER SHOOTS PRESS RELEASE
WELLSBORO—The Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club is hosting three outdoor running deer shoots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays, Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 26. The shoots will be at the club at 4646 Route 287, approximately 3¼ miles south of Wellsboro in Delmar Township. Members and the public are invited to participate.
The running deer paper target is fixed to a four-foot by three-foot wooden frame mounted on wheels on a cable. The target is pulled along the cable from the left to right at 100 yards from the shooting area. Only one shooter is allowed to be on the range per pass. Safety gear, eye and ear protection is required to participate.
For handguns, each shooter will be given five targets for 10 rounds each and for .22 caliber rifles, one target with 10 bull’s-eyes. While the rifle shoots are restricted to .22 caliber rifles; the handgun shoots are for any caliber provided the bullet is either lead or cast; no brass or jacketed ammunition is allowed.
A sign-up will be held before each round of shooters. The fee is $2 per pass with a limit of two shots per pass. The fee will be split with 50 percent going to the highest shooter per round and the other 50 percent to the club.
For information, call Kyle Knowlton at 570-439-0849.