The Vermilion Gun Club hosted Cowboy Action Shooting at the Vermilion Gun Range on August 20. Safety was the highest priority, and members took extra time showing new participants the ropes.
Area participants had the opportunity to practice their aim with pre-1900 replicas using live ammunition. Firearms included single action revolvers, pump action or lever action rifles, and shotguns. Children under 14 are permitted to shoot .22 calibers, and participants enjoyed aiming a
A new shelter overlooks the Vermilion Gun Range, and with safety being a priority, the Vermilion Gun Club is home to approximately 350 members. “We try to do one big project every year, and the shelter was this year’s. On hot days in the afternoon and during rain showers we have somewhere to escape the weather. With the range open since 2002, it has been really good for us,” said Dave Moore. According to Moore, a few members volunteered alternate days and weekends, while the