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Ruffed Grouse Society to hold fundraiser fun shoot

July 08, 2010

The Potomac Valley Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS), in conjunction with the BCC Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, will hold a Fun Shoot and Sporting Clays Challenge at the league's shooting grounds, Izaak Walton Way (off West Willard Road), in Poolesville, Md., Saturday, Aug. 7.

According to Terry Oland, the entry fee for this 50-target event (25 trap and 25 sporting clays) is $40, and includes dinner, trophies and prizes. Open to the public, the shoot is limited to 50 shooters. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Shooting will be from 1 to 5 p.m.

Dinner, which costs $10 for nonshooters, will be served from 4 to 6 p.m., with awards for High Gun, High Ladies and High Youth (16 years and younger) to follow. There is also an optional $10 Senior Division Class (older than 65) and a $10 Side x Side Division.

For more information and/or directions, contact Terry Oland at 301-874-5269, or by e-mail at Terry.oland@comcast.net.

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Proceeds from this event will be used to restore and protect Maryland's grouse and woodcock habitat.

Information on the RGS, its mission, management projects and membership can be found online at http://www.ruffedgrousesociety.org.

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