Farragut Hunters in the Idaho Panhandle are happy about the reopening of a local shooting range where they can safely sight in their hunting rifles. The 100-yard range at Farragut State Park reopened to the public on Saturday, June 1. The range is west of Bayview, Idaho between the cities of Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint. The range is administered jointly by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) and the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR). Itis now open for public shooting the first and third Saturdays of each month through the summer on a first-come, first-served basis. Hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. There is a $5 range use fee in addition to the Farragut State Park entrance fee. Firearms are limited to rifles including .22 caliber, centerfire rifles less than .50 caliber, and muzzleloaders up to .54 caliber. For now, no handgun shooting is allowed/News Release, Idaho Department of Fish & Game, via SR Outdoors blog. More here. (Duane Rasmussen file photo: Rich Piazza patches target at Farragut Park shooting range for re-use)
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