Visitor claims first in Forbes shoot

Glen Bloink from Dubbo won the Forbes sporting shooters sporting clay's first shoot for 2020.

Glen Bloink from Dubbo won the Forbes sporting shooters sporting clay's first shoot for 2020.

Results of the Forbes sporting shooters sporting clay's first shoot for 2020. This was a 100 target non graded handicap field shoot on Sunday, January 12. The weather was warm with a light breeze.

Results of the non graded handicap field shoot: Glen Bloink (Dubbo hcp9) 22-23-22-22 total 89 hcp total 125; Phil Picker (Fbs hcp10) 20-18-20-19 total 77 hcp total 117; Ben Smith (Fbs hcp11) 18-17-19-15 total 69 hcp total 113; the other scores were; David Mitton (Fbs hcp9) 19-22-17-17 total 75 hcp total 111; Craig Hopkins (West Wyalong hcp10) 16-19-17-19 total 71hcp total 111; Arron Lee (Fbs hcp14) 13-14-17-11 total 55 hcp total 111; Brian Neilsen (Fbs hcp12) 16-15-13-16 total 60 hcp total 108; David Morrison (Fbs hcp14) 10-14-14-13 total 51 hcp total 107; Leigh Dridan (Condobolin hcp7) 18-20-21-18 total 77 hcp total 105; Laurie Redfern (Fbs hcp5) 20-23-20-21 total 84hcp total 104; Bruce Dent (Fbs hcp8) 18-17-20-15 total 70 hcp total 102; Norm Brook (Fbs hcp8) 15-19-18-18 total 70 hcp total 102; Mathew Mitton (Fbs hcp14) 10-13-12- 8 total 43 hcp total 99; Bob Tetley (Goulburn hcp12) 14-8-15-15 Total 51 hcp total 99; Mathew Dent (Fbs hcp4) 22-18-19-21 total 80 hcp total 96; Brett Horan (Fbs hcp14) 10-9-10-8 total 37 hcp total 93; David Coleman (Fbs hcp12) 10-13-11-3 total 37 hcp total 85; Anthony Bratton 12-15-13 total 40 and Des Shead (Fbs hcp10) 14-18 total 32.

The next sporting clay's shoot will be on Sunday, February 9. This will be a 75 target non graded handicap five stand shoot at 1pm.

For information on clay target shooting contact Norm Brook on 0458664541, Tony Bratton on 68523349 or Ben Smith on 0427524151. Anyone wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey on 0414524059, Norm Brook or Tony Bratton.

The next .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) will be on Sunday, January 19 at 10am. The next Wednesday shoot will be on January 29 at 10am.

The 200 metre centre-fire range will be ready when the benches are put in and the range has been approved. For information on .22 calibre rimfire shooting contact Wayne Facey, Norm Brook or Ben Smith.