The Bigfork Gun Club is a full-service facility dedicated to the shooting arts.
Due to continuing concerns with COVID-19, the March General Meeting has been CANCELED. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, and we will let everyone know when the next General Meeting is scheduled.
For anyone wishing to become a member, we can accommodate you at other times. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your contact information so we can schedule your orientation.
THE NEW 200 AND 300 YD. RANGE HAS BEEN REOPENED UNTIL CONSTRUCTION RESUMES IN THE SPRING. DUE TO PROBLEMS CAUSED BY VEHICLES DRIVING ON THE MIDDLE FIELD DURING THE WINTER MONTHS WE URGE YOU TO RESIST THE TEMPTATION TO DRIVE DOWN RANGE TO THE TARGET BOARDS AT THIS TIME. WE GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.
ALSO, PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON THE NEWLY REFURBISHED PISTOL BAYS. VEHICLES WILL DAMAGE THE SURFACE. THANK YOU!
Your membership expired on May 31, 2020, and the gate combination was changed on June 1, 2020. New cards were mailed out to renewed and life members.
To renew your membership, please fill out the membership application, mark the renewal box, and correct your address, phone number, or email if needed. You may send the renewal form and your payment to the address below or bring them to the next meeting, which at this time is unknown when it will be held.
Bigfork Gun Club
Bigfork, MT 59911
INDIVIDUAL one card issued $90.00 annual dues
SPOUSAL two cards issued $140.00 annual dues
Thank you for renewing your membership. Your support makes this Club possible.
The range is open for individual use, but we ask that you be diligent in picking up after yourselves. Any scheduled events and/or matches will be held at the discretion of the match directors or organizers. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves and will be adjusting as needed. Thank you and stay safe.
If you are a member, sign up for our email. Only Bigfork Gun Club information is sent out, generally 2 or 3 times a month. At your request, your email address will be held in strict confidence and never shared, not even with other members. Simply send your email address to email@example.com. Start receiving Monthly Meeting Minutes, Important Range Notices, and Special Updates from the Chairman.
Bring your COMBINATION and MEMBERSHIP CARD with you. THERE ARE RANDOM CHECKS TO ENSURE MEMBER USE ONLY. The entrance gate is to be kept LOCKED at all times except during authorized events. There are NO alcoholic beverages on the Gun Club property at any time. PERIOD!
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
Second Amendment, Constitution of the United States of America
From the village of Bigfork, which is 30 miles south of Kalispell, take Montana Hwy 209 East until it dead-ends into Hwy 83. Then turn right and go 3.1 miles south to the entrance gate, on the left, marked by a large sign, that is set back from the road.
Are you thinking about becoming a member? Click on the button below to learn more.
Skeet & Trap Schedule:
EVERY SUNDAY starting at about 10:00 and continuing until about 1:00 PM
EVERY TUESDAY afternoon starting at 2:00 PM - 4 PM - Approximately May through September
Matches are held on the 1st Saturday starting in May, finishing in September.
Safety Meeting / Set up is at 9:30 AM (Help appreciated)
Shooting Starts at 10:00 AM - generally finishes by 1:00 PM
The Bigfork Gun Club holds it's monthly Cowboy Action match on the 3rd Saturday of each month from April through October at the club range. Click on the button below to learn more about this fun and exciting shooting competition.
Matches are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
Setup begins at 0730.
Safety Meeting starts at 1000. You must attend the safety meeting to shoot.
(Shooters arriving after 1015 will be an observer for the day.)
Matches are held Wednesday evenings starting on May 1st, (weather and range conditions permitting), finishing in September.
Matches beginning between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM. (Help is always appreciated with set up.)
Youth shotgun is open to all youth between the ages of 10-22. If you are over 18 you must be in college full-time. This season practices will be every Sunday through June at 2 PM and Tuesdays at 5 PM, except April 21 and April 23 when there will be no practice. If you can only make 1 practice a week, that's O.K. please come anyway. This is a traveling team but you do not have to compete to be on the team.
The Bigfork Gun Club Range Safety Officer (RSO) program today consists of about 45 members. All participants were required to attend a safety training class, conducted at our clubhouse by an NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO). The Club absorbed the full costs associated with training and issuing participants official RSO hats.
Rod Day: Hm = 837-3150 Wk = 249-5402
Jon Cuthbertson: Hm = 756-2220 Wk = 755-2131
Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks (Kalispell Office): 752-5501
Our Club needs additional Range Safety Officers. You must be a member, willing to attend a 5-hour5-hour training class, and put in a minimum of 4, 5-hour shifts between JUNE 1 to MAY 31 of the following year. If you are interested in helping out keeping our Club safe for everyone, please contact Chief Range Safety Officer Robert Henneman.
NOTICE: Tuesdays mornings 9 AM to 11 AM - This time is set aside for the periodic Range Maintenance. Volunteers working on the range have a preference. If no maintenance is scheduled, the range is open for regular use. (rev 8/6/12)
PISTOL RANGE AT 25 METERS Dedicated to Standard Pistol Calibers Only!
RIFLE RANGES AT 25, 50 & 100 METERS and 200 YARDS
SILHOUETTE RANGE RIM FIRE ONLY!
NOTE: The Silhouette Range and the 200 Yard Range will be CLOSED to open shooting when weekly matches are taking place:
Sundays & Tuesdays - Trap & Skeet
Saturdays - events such as Cowboy and Defensive Pistol
Wednesday Evenings - Prone Rifle and Silhouette events
See individual disciplines or weekly shooting schedule below for event times.
SKEET & TRAP
NOTICE: WHEN FINISHED SHOOTING ON ALL OF OUR RANGES PLEASE PICK-UP YOUR BRASS, TRASH, & FOOD ITEMS, ETC. REMOVE EITHER THE CLUB’S PORTABLE TARGET FRAMES AND YOUR OWN WHEN FINISHED SHOOTING.
HELP KEEP OUR RANGE CLEAN!
Anyone who observes any vandalism to the property should call 911 immediately. Lake County Sheriff's Department will respond. The club's Board of Directors and Officers will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law when the perpetrator is apprehended. Everyone should help in protecting the club's property, so please cooperate with this matter.