Middleburgh Rod & Gun Club
The first hunter safety course will be Friday April 7th from 6PM-9:30PM and Saturday April 8th from 8AM-4PM with an hour break for lunch. Lunch is not provided with the course.
The second hunter safety course will be Friday April 21st from 6PM-9:30PM and Saturday April 22nd from 8AM-4PM with an hour break for lunch. Lunch is not provided with the course.
Please be sure to dress appropriately for the weather as you will be on the outdoor rifle range on Saturday.
The bow hunter safety course will be on Saturday April 15th from 8AM-4PM with an hour break for lunch. Lunch is not provided with the course.
VERY IMPORTANT - To attend the classes you must first go to the DEC website in the Hunting and Trapping section and click on the "Sportsman Education" link. This is where you can find information about registering for the course as well as information about the MANDATORY homework. There is a PDF file with the homework that you must print out, complete and bring to class the first day. There is a manual online that you can use to find the answers. YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS HOMEWORK FIRST TO ATTEND THE CLASS. If you do not hand in the homework on the first day you will not be allowed to take the class. This applies to both the hunter safety and bow hunter safety courses.
Registration is open now and space will fill up fast, so register early if you are interested.
On the first day, please show up at least 30 minutes early to hand int he homework and make sure all of your info is correct.
Full metal jacket (FMJ) rounds are allowed, but lead ammo is preferred and appreciated. NO MAGNUM ROUNDS, target loads only.
You will need 2 magazines and 31 rounts for a course of fire, and will be shooting at a silhouette turning target.
The course of fire will be:
Commands will be the same as our .22 bulls eye shoot. Scoring will be 31 shots on 1 target.
The cost is $5.00 for one round. If you want to shoot a second round, it will be an additional $2 per round to cover the cost of targets. All money goes to the Club to keep the ranges operating.
Target paper size is 19" wide, 27" high, with a scoring area that is 10.5" wide and 21" high.
You will need 150 rounds and either 3 magazines for double stacks or 4 magazines for single stack. Wheelguns can have 4 speedloaders.
No magnum or bottleneck rounds allowed.
Eye and ear protection is required for yourself and any guests watching.
The cost is $10.00 and all money goes to the Club to keep the ranges operating.
Participating Processors in Schoharie County are:
Bleau's Deer Processing; Gallupville, NY 12157; (518) 872-9044
Marlow's Meet Processing; Howe's Cave NY 12092; (518) 296-8978