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Thu., June 28, 2012, 9:28 a.m.

Appleseed Project sets marksmanship clinic at Fernan Gun Club

SHOOTING – Another in a series of rifle marksmanship clinics is being offered at the Fernan Gun Club on July 14-15.

The clinics are sponsored by the Revolutionary War Veteran's Association’s Project Appleseed, which involves shooting instruction along with history about the impact of marksmanship in the American Revolution.

The clinic teachdes three rifleman shooting positions, use of the sling, six steps to firing the shot, natural point of aim, how to zero your rifle using inches/minutes/clicks, and more.

The project also is designed to promotes civic involvement.

Cost for the two-day clinic: Men $70, women $10,  and $5 for  youths under 21.  The clinic is free for active military, law enforcement officers, and elected officials.

Pre-register: (208) 819-0866 or email ID@appleseedinfo.org.




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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