Skeet/Trap

Sunday Morning – We shoot Trap/Skeet every Sunday (shooting starts at 9:00 AM), except the third weekend of the month; please refer to the club calendar to confirm starting times. Skeet is usually the first game to be shot, followed by Trap. Sunday morning Trap/Skeet is limited to experienced shooters only. New shooters (persons with no experience in Trap/Skeet) are welcome, by appointment*. They will shoot after the morning rounds, usually just after noon.

Tuesday morning – open practice for members and new shooters, shooting starts at 9:00 AM. Check the calendar to confirm shooting days & time. New shooters (persons with no experience in Trap/Skeet) are welcome by appointment*.

Tuesday evening – Trap/Skeet, shooting starts at 4:00 PM. This is a summer shoot, beginning after the second Sunday in March and ending before the first Sunday in November (daylight savings). Check the calendar to confirm shooting days & time.

Thursday morning – Trap/Skeet, shooting starts at 9:00 AM. Check the calendar to confirm shooting days & time.

One weekend per month, usually the 3rd, we shoot 5-stand on both Saturday and Sunday. Setup is 8:30 AM Saturday, shooting starts at 9:00 AM on both days. Breakdown follows the Sunday shoot.  If you can, please assist in setup and breakdown. Check the calendar to confirm shooting days & time.

The charge for each 25 clay targets is $5.

Anyone wishing to be on the Trap and Skeet email list can send an email to Bob Mullin, rmm47@taosnet.com.

Cancellations due to inclement weather will be sent out to the email list by 8:00 AM the morning of the shoot.

Shotgun Specific Range Rules

  • Shotguns only!! No Rifles or Pistols
  • Shot size limited to 7 1/2 max
  • No slugs or buckshot
  • Clay target shooting only; example Trap/Skeet/5-stand
  • As long as the Shotgun Range is not scheduled for other activities (always check Club Calendar) — Club Members are welcome to use the Shotgun Range. However, they must provide their own equipment and clay targets, no sign-in or range fee is required.
  • All shooters are expected to retrieve their spent hulls and any other refuse and dispose in the trash containers.
  • There is a patterning station located north of the high house. Shooters may place a paper or cardboard target (24X36 recommended) on the metal frame. Always remove and dispose of used target materials.

*by appointment. This is to ensure we have the appropriate personnel on hand to guide new & beginning shooters.  New shooters make appointments by email with Bob Mullin, Shotgun Range Manager, rmm47@taosnet.com.


Shotgun Specific Safety Policy

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