The Samoset Fish & Game Club hosted a shotgun competition on Sunday, Oct. 22. The weather was excellent and there were lots of crack shots. Junior shooter Jayson Benner attended for the first time and was awarded a turkey for his efforts as a competitor, and especially for his impressive shotgun safety and handling skills. He plans to compete again in the future. Many attendees and competitors are looking forward the rifle shoot on Sunday, Oct. 29.
Shotgun Top Shot winners for Oct. 22:
Round 1, target 7: Robert Cushing
Round 2, target 10: Derek Hanna
Round 3, target 12: Macky Simmons
Round 4, target 7: Robert Cushing
Round 5, target 20: Tommy Johnson
Round 6, target 12: Macky Simmons
Round 7, target 20: Tommy Johnson
Round 8, target 11: Steve Termine
Round 9, target 11: Steve Termine
Round 10, target 15: Patrick Poole
Round 11, target 4: Richard Cash III
Round 12, target 4: Richard Cash III
A great time was had by all involved in the event. Competitors showed excellent gun safety and it was a fantastic event. The club enjoyed hosting the event and was happy to see the number of attendees.
On Sunday, Oct. 29, the Samoset Fish & Game Club will host a rifle competition beginning at 9 a.m. On the line are Top Shot titles for Cross-Sticks, Prone, and Off-Hand rounds. Turkeys will be awarded for prizes. Targets will be at 100 yards. Competitors need bring their own ammunition to this event. Specific junior shooter competition rounds are planned. Junior shooters also compete with adults in other rounds. This event is open to the public.
Club members are encouraged to sight in their rifles prior to Sunday’s event. A challenge has been issued to both members and nonmembers to come compete and “see how good you are.”
For more information, contact Nate Hanna at 529-4607 or Mike Cushing at 677-2824. Follow the club on Facebook at facebook.com/samosetfishgameclub.