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Deer Rifle Sight-In 2017

Nov. 4 - 5  &  Nov. 11-12, 2017,  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

$5.00 per firearm

Open to the general public for rifle and pistol.

 

Wisconsin’s traditional 9-day deer season is scheduled for November 18-26, 2017.  Additional information is available from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR):  http://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/wm/WM0431.pdf (see page 7).  As a service to the community, the Sheboygan Rifle And Pistol Club is pleased to once again offer its annual Deer Rifle Sight-In so that area hunters can safely and efficiently zero their firearms before they head into the field this deer season.  

The Sheboygan Rifle And Pistol Club’s annual Deer Rifle Sight-In is scheduled for the first two weeks of November, Nov. 4-5  &  Nov. 11-12, 2016.  The event runs 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day.  The cost is five ($5.00) dollars per firearm. This event is open to the general public for sighting in rifles, handguns, and shotguns firing slugs.   

When arriving, ALL GUNS MUST BE IN A CASE and checked in through our registration process.  Shooters must sign a release of liability and pay applicable fees.  A club member will accompany each shooter to a bench where they will provide assistance spotting your shots and enforce our Range Safety Rules for the safety of all participants.

There are covered shooting stations at the 50 yard and 100 yard ranges, so the event will proceed rain or shine.  There are also open shooting stations at the 200 yard range.  All shooting stations include the assistance of a spotter with a spotting scope. 

Each shooter is responsible for following all club rules and for the safe operation of the shooter’s equipment. 
All shooters are required to comply with the rules of firearm safety, including the following:

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1.       Treat all guns as if they are loaded.

2.       Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy.

3.       Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target.

4.       Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.

If sighting in a new or unfamiliar firearm or scope, it is a good idea to arrive early so that there is time address any issues that might arise. 

All shooters are required to comply with the Range Safety Rules available here.

RANGE CLOSES at  3:00 p.m., all sight in activity must be completed.

Research links: 

How to Properly Zero a Rifle is available at http://www.gunsandammo.com/shoot101/how-to-properly-zero-a-rifle/

Some tips for preparing for the hunt and checking your favorite gun for acuracy, use this search link to find some articles of interest.  https://www.google.com/#q=rifle+accuracy+best+practices

 (Range Safety Rules)