Welcome

 The Bigfork Gun Club is a full-service facility dedicated to the shooting arts. 

STAY INFORMED

  

The April 6th, 2020 board meeting has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The range will be 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. Projections as of 3/16 are that it will be 8 weeks or more before the peak of the outbreak hits. We will be monitoring the situation as it evolves and adjusting as needed. Thank you and stay safe.


Anyone wishing to join the Bigfork Gun Club 6, 2020during this period please let us know and supply contact info and we will try to make arrangements to process your membership. Depending on the number of prospective new members we will try to do it at a time convenient for everyone.


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 info@bigforkgunclub.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!​ 

 

Range Closure Notice:


On March 21st, the pistol bay will be closed in the afternoon for an NRA basic pistol class, and on March  28th the entire range complex will be closed until early to mid-afternoon to allow the Bigfork hunter safety class to hold their field day. The range will be open after the conclusion of the field day, daylight permitting. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.


As warmer weather approaches we will soon be starting construction on the concrete pads and covers for the new 200 and 300 yard ranges. We would like to hear from anybody who would be interested in volunteering their time and expertise to help with these projects. It is intended to replicate the pad and cover that is currently on the 100-meter range so you can see what is involved. This will help the club leverage our grant money and allow us to do more with what we have. Volunteer time can accrue to be used for an earned membership. We would love to hear from anybody and everybody so we can start planning the next steps.


Thank you, 


Bigfork Gun Club, Board of Directors.

Upcoming Events

            Our next General Meeting will be on Monday, May 4th, 2020 @ 6 PM. 

                                          Doors open at 5:00 PM.

Know Your Rights

 "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

How to Get Here

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.

Become a member

Are you thinking about becoming a member? Click on the button below to learn more.

Associated Groups

Here are a few associated groups you may be interested in learning more about.

For news about Montana gun laws - www.mtssa.org 

For news about USA gun laws - www.nra.org

Gun Club Events

4/5/2020

Open Skeet/Trap Shooting

10am-1pm

Bigfork Gun Club

Event Details

4/5/2020

Open Skeet/Trap Shooting

The 200 yard and silhouette ranges will be closed during this event.

10am-1pm

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4/6/2020

Board Meeting

6pm - 8pm

Bigfork Gun Club

Event Details

4/6/2020

Board Meeting

 New members show up at 5:30 PM 

6pm - 8pm

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4/12/2020

Open Skeet/Trap Shooting

7pm - 10pm

Bigfork Gun Club

Event Details

4/12/2020

Open Skeet/Trap Shooting

The 200 yard and silhouette ranges will be closed during this event.  

7pm - 10pm

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4/26/2020

Open Skeet/Trap Shooting

10am - 1pm

Bigfork Gun Club

Event Details

4/26/2020

Open Skeet/Trap Shooting

 The 200 yard and silhouette ranges will be closed during this event. 

10am - 1pm

Bigfork Gun Club

Administration

Safety Rules and Range Rules

Safety Rules and Range Rules

Safety Rules and Range Rules

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Board of Directors

Safety Rules and Range Rules

Safety Rules and Range Rules

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Message from the Chairman

Safety Rules and Range Rules

Message from the Chairman

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Shooting Disciplines

Skeet and Trap

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

High Power Rifle

Matches are held on the FIRST 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

SASS (Single Action Shooting Society)

The Bigfork Gun Club holds it's monthly Cowboy Action match on the third  Saturday of each month from April through October at the club range. 

Bigfork Defensive Pistol

Matches are held on the second Saturday of each month.

Setup begins at 0730.

Safety Meeting starts at 0900. You must attend the safety meeting to shoot.

(Shooters arriving after 0915 will be an observer for the day.)

Small-Bore Silhouette and Prone Matches

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.)

Bigfork Competitors Youth Program

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. 

RSO (Range Safety Officer)

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.   

Hunter Safety

Registration is only available online at www.register-ed.com.

For more information contact:

Rod Day: Hm = 837-3150   Wk = 249-5402
Jon Cuthbertson:  Hm = 756-2220    Wk = 755-2131
Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks  (Kalispell Office): 752-5501

Weekly Shooting Schedule

 Want to know the standard weekly shooting schedule? Click on the button below. 

ATTENTION MEMBERS

 

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! ​

VANDALISM NOTICE

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.