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Military Veterans Skeet Shoot

All Military Veterans Shoot FREE of Charge.

  • USA HatFriday November 10, 2017 beginning at 2:00.
  • Ear and Eye Protection Required.
  • Skeet field is handicap accessible.
  • If arriving after 6pm, please call 570-240-2376.
  • Shooting under the lights if necessary.
  • Open to the public, $4 per round of 25 shots.
  • Bring your favorite shotgun and shells.
  • No registration required.
  • Shoot held rain or shine.

Posters donated by TOPP COPY, Scranton, PA.

Trap Shotgun

Trapshooting is one of the three major disciplines of competitive clay pigeon shooting (shotgun at clay targets).  The targets are launched from a single “house” or machine, generally away from the shooter. It differs from skeet shooting where targets are launched from two “houses” in somewhat “sideways” paths that intersect in front of the shooter.  

Trapshooting is typically shot with a 12 gauge shotgun. Smaller gauge firearms (e.g. 20 gauge) can be used, but no allowance is given. Trapshooting is shot at either single or double target presentations. This refers to the number of clay targets which are launched simultaneously. Trapshooting shotguns can be adjustable. Stocks may have a “Monte Carlo” (fixed, raised “comb”) configuration and/or include a comb height adjustment, a butt plate adjustment for length, angle or both, with typically having longer barrels (30-34 inches), possibly with porting and featuring tighter chokes to compensate for the longer distances at which trapshooting targets are broken. The majority feature interchangeable choke tubes as opposed chokes of a “fixed” constriction.