WE ARE OPEN, AND NOW WITH FEWER RESTRICTIONS
• FACE MASK ADVISORY:
The CDC has recently recommended the use of face masks at all indoor gatherings. Although there is no State or local mandate
at this time, we highly recommend that you follow the CDC guidelines.
CONGRATULATIONS! Pete Schoeffer won the Artic Cat ATV in the Buckhorn
Archers Scholarship Sweepstakes drawing, and Mary Butler won the $ 500.00 second prize. Thank you to everyone who purchased
SPORTSMEN'S SWEEPSTAKES: Tickets are sold
out. See the Sportsmen's Sweepstakes page for a listing of daily winners.
PISTOL RANGE RULE CHANGE: .22 LR caliber rifles may now be used on the pistol range. Note trhat the
range is 50 yards in length, and .22 LR rifles may be used at an distance.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS WORK BEE: Thank you to the large crew of members and
friends who volunteered their time and equipment on April 24th. The roof on the hall was replaced, the drive around the skeet
house was repaired, woods below the main parking lot was cleared, etc. It was amazing to watch it all happen in just a few
hours. We appreciate your support.
CLUB LAND ACCESS: The Stockbridge Sportsmen's Club nows owns
over 200 acres, extending from our clubhouse location, well into West Stockbridge, and over the top of the ridge. Only current club members and guests accompanying them may use
the property for recreational purposes, and care should be taken to avoid exposure to areas downrange from our shooting facilities.
Please note that this includes a 3-D archery course west of the rifle range. In addition, members may be hunting on the property
in season. The club's land is posted, with the exception of the Forest Legacy property that sits between our other two parcels
and is accessible by the public only from Route 102, and not by passing through our posted properties each side
of the Forest Legacy property.
MA ATTORNEY GENERAL BANS ASSAULT RIFLES: Attorney General Maura Healey has issued a directive
making formerly "Massachusetts Compliant" AR and similar style rifles illegal in the state effective Wednesday,
July 20, 2016. Click here to visit the State's web page regarding the ban
and any exceptions, and click here to visit the GOAL Blog for information on legal
challenges being made against the Attorney General.
NOTE: If you are visiting our club from out of
state where your so-called assault weapons are perfectly legal, DO NOT bring your gun with you. It's a felony offense.
Remember, your vote could help preserve your Second Amendment rights.
ARCHERY - Archery leagues will start
in January, including our successful Youth Archery program. Look for more info on the Buckhorn Archers Facebook page (see link on Home Page).
SKEET can be enjoyed
every Sunday at 9:00 AM and Tuesday evenings starting at 6:00 PM - weather permitting. Stop by and join in.
NON-RESIDENT FIREARM INFORMATION:
Non-residents wishing to join the Stockbridge Sportsmen's Club or who want to participate at our shooting events should
visit our Non-Resident Info page for Massachusetts firearm requirements. You can legally transport a typical sporting
arm into Massachusetts by following a few simply rules. Confused? Email the club for clarifications.
HUNTER EDUCATION COURSES:
MassWildlife holds about 80 Basic Hunter Education courses around the State each year. You must attend one of these courses
to be elligible for a hunting license. Enrollment opens 60 days prior to the course date, and classes fill very quickly thereafter.
You can register online for advance notification. To see the current course schedule click here.
DISCOUNTED NRA MEMBERSHIP: Join or renew now. Click here or use the link on the Club Affiliations page to save
$ 10.00 or more when you join or renew your NRA membership, or give the gift of a membership.