LF&GC, was established in 1951 for the purpose of promoting conservation, perpetuating safety and ethics through Hunter Education Programs, promote respect for land through goodwill and respect, and for the ethical and proper use of our natural and wildlife resources.
Hearing Protection and Eye Protection is Required at all times on Londonderry Fish & Game Club Ranges.
(PLEASE SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR 200/400 YARD RANGE RULES)
RANGE RULES FOR THE 50/100-YARD RIFLE/25-UTILITY AND 50-UTILITY RANGES.
1. RANGE USE AND GUESTS. Ranges are for club member use only and up to four accompanied guests.
2. CONTROL OF GUESTS AND JUNIOR MEMBERS.Members shall be in full control of their guests. Junior members shall be supervised by an adult aged 18 or older.
3.MUZZLE CONTROL. Firearms muzzles shall be pointed in a safe direction at all times.
4. FIREARMS HANDLING. All uncased and un-holstered firearms shall remain unloaded and actions open when people are forward of the firing line. No firearms shall be handled when people are forward of the firing line.
50/100 Yard Range: Targets shall be placed as close as practical to the backstop berms and centered up and down when billboards are not being utilized. Shotguns may be used, however, only slugs and buckshot. No birdshot shall be used on the 50/100 yard range.
25-Yard Utility Range and 50-Yard Utility Range: Novelty targets such as plastic bottles, soda cans, clay pigeons and other target media shall not be placed on the ground or on the target stand bases. It shall be the sole responsibility of the member to ensure bullets impact the berm.
5. Novelty Targets*: Novelty Targets shall be removed by the shooter immediately when shooting is concluded. Refer to the list of items prohibited for use on LFGC Ranges. Empty Alcohol containers are prohibited from being used as targets on all LFGC ranges.
Tannerite Use: only be permitted in containers up to one-half (1/2) pound-quantities as provided by the manufacturer. Tannerite shall not be used on the Skeet/Trap Range.
6. Used targets shall be taken down and carried out when shooting is concluded. For the 25 and 50-Yard Utility Ranges, Target frames shall be returned to the stands when shooting is concluded. Glass and alcoholic containers are prohibited on club property, excepting at meetings and work parties.
7. The discharging of any firearms is to take place exercising safety at all times from a firing line(Hunting excepted). When using the 25-yard range, Shooter(s) may elect to stand closer to targets when alone or when all shooters agree to move forward of the firing line. Shooters who move forward but then fail to yield the range when asked, will face disciplinary action.
8. No alcoholic beverages or empty alcohol containers are permitted on any LFGC ranges. No impaired persons shall be permitted on any range.
9. The range officer, when designated, any elected club officer, or any member of the board of directors may, at any time, ask any person to leave the range, or close the range. Any member may call an officer or director to report a safety violation.
10. Fully automatic firearms using common handgun cartridges are permitted on the 25-yard utility range. Other types of fully automatic firearms (Class III) are permitted only on the 50-Yard Utility Range.
11. Semi-automatic firearms using a mechanical device that simulates full automatic fire, and those equipped with a slide fire-type stock shall be effectively controlled at all times.
12. Members shall possess their club membership card while on club premises. Any Officer or Club member may request to see the membership card at any time and the membership card shall be produced for inspection.
13. Shooting hours are from 8:00 am to one half hour after official sunset.
14. All serious injuries and accidents shall be reported promptly to a club officer or board member.
ITEMS PROHIBITED ON LFGC RANGES
Home Electronics: Radios, Televisions, Appliances, Computers, CRT monitors, and other electronic devices. (not intended to preclude shooting chronographs)
Glass Bottles of any kind. Alcoholic Beverage containers: Liquor, Beer and Wine Bottles, Beer Cans, Wine Bottles and Boxes, and any other container not named above that contained an alcoholic beverage. Ceramic Tiles, Cinder Blocks, Bricks.
Large Stuffed Animals.
Aerosol Cans: Spray Paint, WD-40 cans, etc.
Shaving cream ok...(until shot cans are left behind and we have to clean them up.) Hazmat Containers: Any container that held a hazardous material: Acetone, Gasoline, Oil, Thinner, Turpentine, Stain, Lacquer, etc.
Propane Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers.
Automotive: Car Doors, Auto windows, etc.
Whatever is put on the range for shooting purposes, Needs to be remove from the range. Don't make it the sole responsibility of a few members to clean up after you!
USE OF PROHIBITED ITEMS MAY RESULT IN SUSPENSION AND POSSIBLE TERMINATION OF CLUB MEMBERSHIP.
SPINNER TARGETS AND DUELING TREES TO BE REMOVED FROM THE RANGE WHEN SHOOTING HAS CONCLUDED, WHETHER SERVICEABLE OR UNSERVICEABLE.
DANIEL LEE DUPRAT MEMORIAL RIFLE RANGE
200/400-YARD RANGES AT LFGC
Upon Arrival at the 200/400 Yard Range, it shall be the sole responsibility of members to ensure that no vehicles or persons are forward of the firing line. Users shall ensure the indicator markers provided reflect the present range conditions.
None of the following rules abridge or nullify any other range rules for any other range at LFGC, unless in direct conflict with these rules.
1. Only approved club members may use the 200/400 Yard Ranges.
2. Only 2 (two) Guests shall be allowed to accompany an approved member. Guests shall be under the direct control of the approved member.
3. Club Officers, Directors or duly-appointed Range Safety Officers may dismiss any persons from the range, may close the range or suspend range operations for any reason at any time.
4. No firearm shall be used on the 200/400 Yard range that lacks the capability to effectively reach the backstop berm. Every member using the 400 Yard range shall ensure the firearm used is first effectively sighted for 100 yards.
5. No shooters shall move forward of the established firing line for shooting purposes. All shooting shall be conducted at the established firing line. No target media shall be placed in no-mans land.
6. Three bullet ground strikes short of the backstop berms shall serve as sufficient cause for dismissal from the range. Lack of properly sighted in firearms shall not be used.
7. No shotguns shall be used on the 400 Yard Range. No pistols, handguns and no rifles with a barrel less than fourteen inches shall be used on the 200/400-Yard Range at any time.
8. Shotguns with rifled barrels for slugs may be used on the 200 Yard Range. Muzzle loading and smoothbore firearms shall not be used on the 400-Yard Range without prior approval of Club Leadership.
9. No firearms using rim fire ammunition shall be used on the 400-Yard Range.
10. No rim fire ammunition shall be used on the 200 Yard Range, except for 17 HMR, 17 Mach 2, 22 WMR fired from a rifle with a barrel length fourteen inches or greater.
11. Firearms shall not be rapid-fired at any time on the 200/400 Yard Range. “Rapid fire” shall be defined as firing in a fast and continuous manner without obtaining proper sight alignment and sight picture for each shot.
12. Tracer ammunition shall not be used on the ranges when conditions are excessively dry or fire hazard conditions exist.
13. Targets used on the 200/400 Yard range shall only be appropriate steel targets designed for the express purpose and paper targets affixed to the Billboards.
14. No firearms shall be handled while the range is cold and people are forward of the firing line. Actions shall be open and facing up on the bench.
15. Shooting hours shall be 8:00 AM to Official Sunset.
16. Shooters driving vehicles down to the target area to set targets shall remain on the established gravel road. Any member whose vehicle leaves the gravel road shall be suspended.
17. At no time will any persons climb any of the berms without prior permission of the Club leadership. At no time will any persons tamper with, or alter the drainage systems for the range. Firing at any drainage system will cause the range to be closed.
***All members seeking to use the 200-Yard Range shall attend a scheduled meeting to review the range rules for use of the 200 and 400 Yard ranges. Those who attend the meeting for the 200 Yard range will not subsequently need to attend the meeting for the 400 when it opens. It is estimated that these meetings will last 20-25 minutes max and members will have their badges marked to indicate they have attended or a separate badge may issue. All other range rules of the Londonderry Fish & Game Club apply, except when such rules conflict with the aforementioned rules.