Bob Blackburn takes aim during the BV Trap Shoot last weekend.


BV Rod and Gun Club hosts trap shooting contest at range.

The BV Rod and Gun Club hosted their annual trap shooting contest last weekend.

Sixteen competitors from as far away as Kelowna, and Hinton, Alberta came out to the event.

“It went well,” club director Bob Blackburn said. “We had five more competitors than last year.

“We’d like to see more, but that wasn’t bad.”

The BV Rod and Gun Club is the only one left in the northwest region, this side of Prince George.

Shooters competed in four different events over two days.


Event one, 16-yard singles: 1) Larry Norback, 2) Pat Bare, 3) Lance Winterhalder.

Event two, 18-27 yard handicap: Short yard: 1) Steve Ray. Long Yard: 1) Allen Ray.

Event three, doubles (two targets at once): 1) Larry Norbeck, 2) Steve Ray, 3) David Helps.

Event four, 16-yard singles: 1) Larry Norbeck, 2) Steve Ray, 3) David Helps.

Event five, 19-27 yard handicap: Short Yard: 1) Fred Bihun. Long yard: 1) Ray Allen.

Coming up, the club will hosts a non-restricted firearms course from June 26-28.


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