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Long-range shooting seminar at Fernan Gun Club

SHOOTING — A Project Appleseed long-distance shooting seminar event Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16-17, at the Fernan Gun Club11600 E. Fernan Lake Rd out of Coeur d'Alene.

An Appleseed Known Distance event is a long range shoot and requires advanced skills. The targets may be placed at known distances anywhere from 100 to 500 yards. Only those that have previously attended an Appleseed and earned their Rifleman patch should sign up.

Participants will learn how to shoot rifles from practical field positions such as the prone, sitting, and standing positions. They will learn the techniques that will improve their accuracy:  target identification, range estimation, and compensating for wind and distance.

And, as part of the Appleseed Project, participants also will also learn how civilian marksmanship played a pivotal role in the founding of our nation.

  • Registration fees: $100 for both days or $60 for one.
  • Range fees are $10 per person per day.
  • Email: ID@appleseedinfo.org

Participants supply their own centerfire rifles and ammunition.

Marksmanship clinics offered at Fernan Gun Club

SHOOTING- Another in a series of rifle marksmanship clinics is being offered at the Fernan Gun Club this weekend, Sept. 8-9.

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

The project also is designed to promote civic involvement.

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

Organizers say participants also will hear stories of the American Revolution surrounding the events of April 19, 1775, when marksmanship met history and American Heritage was born.

Marksmanship clinics offered for adults, kids

SHOOTING — A two two-day rifle marksmanship clinic will be held March 3-4 at the Fernan Rod & Gun Club. This will be the first of six clinics to be held in the Coeur d'Alene area this year sponsored by Project Appleseed, an offshoot of the Revolutionary War Veteran's Association.

A Project Appleseed clinic also is set for May 5- in Medical Lake.

Clinic instructors will teach three shooting positions, use of the sling, six steps to firing the shot, natural point of aim, how to zero a rifle and more.

The program also features a few true stories of the American Revolution surrounding the events of April 19, 1775, when marksmanship met history and American Heritage was born. Read more about it here.

The Appleseed Project also promotes civic involvement.

The clinic will be held 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. March 3 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 4.

The gun club is at 11600 E. Fernan Lake Rd.

Cost: Men $70, women $10, kids under 21 pay $5. Active military, law enforcement officers, and elected officials with ID can register FREE.

Info: (208) 819-0866, email ID@appleseedinfo.org .

Pre-register on the Appleseed website.