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Gem City Outdoorsmen Club

Range Rules and General Information


 

FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, WE HAVE IMPLEMENTED THE FOLLOWING RULES OF CONDUCT WHEN YOU ARE ON THE RANGE AND AT THE CLUB. PLEASE FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THEM.

  • RANGES ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY. ONE GUEST AT A TIME, THEN THAT GUEST MUST BECOME A MEMBER.

  • YOU MUST OBEY INSTRUCTIONS FROM A RANGE OFFICER IF HE/SHE IS PRESENT.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE PREMITTED ON THE RANGES.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO FIREARMS SHOULD BE LOADED OR HANDLED WHEN THERE ARE PEOPLE FORWARD OF THE FIRING LINE.

  • BE SURE THAT ALL ACTIONS AND LOADING GATES ARE OPEN AND THAT THE FIRING LINE IS DECLARED “SAFE” BEFORE PROCEEDING FORWARD OF THE FIRING LINE.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO AERIAL SHOOTING WITH RIFLES OR HANDGUNS IS PERMITTED. ALL SHOOTING MUST BE DIRECTED INTO THE GRAVEL BANK BACKSTOPS .

  • ARCHERY SHOOTING WILL BE AT DESIGNATED TARGETS ON THE WALK THROUGH TRAILS OR AT THE PRACTICE RANGE.

  • SHOTGUNS- PATTTERNING SHOTGUNS ONLY AT CARDBOARD TARGETS HUNG ON THE WIRE, west of trap house.

  • DO NOT PLACE TARGETS ON TOP OF OR ATTACHED TO THE TARGET FRAMES AND UPRIGHTS. GLASS TARGETS ARE PROHIBITED.

  • NO FULLY AUTOMATIC FIREARMS ARE PERMITTED.

  • EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION MUST BE WORN.

  • BEFORE LEAVING, COLLECT AND DISPOSE OF PAPER TARGETS AND ALL TRASH IN RECEPTICALES PROVIDED.

  • POND IS OPEN FOR FISHING BUT IS A CATCH AND RELEASE AREA ONLY WITH BARBLESS HOOKS.

  • PORT-A-JONS ARE AVAILABLE WHEN THE CLUB HOUSE IS NOT OPEN.

  • POLICE THE GROUNDS AND HELP KEEP THEM CLEAN.

  • MEMBERSHIP CARD MUST BE CARRIED WHEN USING THE CLUBGROUNDS.

  • DIRECTOR MEETINGS ARE AT 6:45 PM ON THE THIRD WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY THE GENERAL MEETING. All members are invited to attend either or both of the meetings.

  • FLY TIERS MEET THE SECOND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

  • TRAP HOUSE IS OPEN FOR PRACTICE ON SUNDAYS & TUESDAYS.

  • ALWAYS CHECK BULLETIN BOARDS FOR ANY CHANGE OF SHOOTING HOURS/DAYS BECAUSE OF SPECIAL EVENTS.

  • RIFLE AND SHOTGUN RANGES WILL BE CLOSED FOR SCHEDULED ARCHERY AND YOUTH EVENTS.

  • IF YOU OPEN THE COMBINATION LOCK ON THE GATE, BE SURE THE GATE IS SECURELY OPENED AND ATTACHED TO THE POSTS PROVIDED OR CLOSED WHEN YOU PASS THROUGH. USE CAUTION DRIVING THROUGH IF YOU DO NOT FASTEN IT, AS THE WIND WILL PUSH IT OPEN AND SHUT. WHEN LEAVING, BE SURE TO SECURE THE LOCK.

  • USE A SAFE SPEED WHEN DRIVING ON THE GROUNDS.

  • ATV use is permitted for Club events only by authorized persons.

  • JUNIOR MEMBERS MUST BE WITH A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE CLUB WHILE USING THE GROUNDS.

 

SAFETY AND SPORTSMANSHIP ARE VERY IMPORTANT AT G.C.O.C. PLEASE REPORT ANY INCIDENTS THAT ARE AGAINST OUR POLICIES. ANYONE FOUND IN VIOLATION OF ANY OF THESE RULES IS SUBJECT TO EXPULSION AND/OR PROSECUTION.


 

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