Sporting Clays

Sporting Clays

Challenge Yourself in the Mountains

Progressing through 14 stations over a mile-long course, shooters are presented with a variety of clay targets that simulate the flight path of game birds. At our grouse station, shooters face flushing “birds” that zip in and out of the trees. Our “decoying duck” station includes incoming targets floating in toward the shooter. At our “rabbit” station, targets are thrown end-over-end and skitter across the ground.

Primland is a proud member of the National Sporting Clays Association.

Interested in sport shooting? Check out all of the hunting and wingshooting adventures we offer here.

5 Stand

Five-stand incorporates the best of skeet, trap, and sporting clays into a field game that is fun and challenging. During this 25-shot round, each shooter attempts five targets from each of five stations which provide a different perspective. Five-stand is an excellent warm-up game for hunters and clay shooters, since the level of difficulty can be adjusted and requires considerably less time than fifty and one hundred sporting clays courses. It is also great to play during rain or snow because it is sheltered.

Clay Target Games

Make-A-Break is an exciting and competitive game where pairs of shooters compete from a stage and shoot 10 pairs of targets from eight machines. Target difficulty is varied and always includes the first target of the pair as an away bird from two traps labeled number one. The second bird of the pair includes the more challenging birds and difficulty increases with labeled trap number increasing with the difficulty level of target. The last four frames of the game allow the shooter to pick their difficulty level and the true nature of the competition is revealed.

Two parcours, European-style sporting clays, are available on the property, each with the conventional five traps and three shooting positions. Targets are presented as singles and pairs for a total of 25 targets per parcour and 50 for the entire game. Presentations are at modest range and trajectories to simulate the flight of game birds, making this an excellent warm-up for wingshooters preparing for a day afield.

For more information or to make reservations, call the Outdoor Activities Center at 276-633-4408

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