Serving the Shooters of Humboldt
Sponsors and Contacts
Places to Shoot
in Humboldt County:
-Eel River Trap Club-
1825 Eel River Drive, Fortuna
Skeet and Trap Range- Hunter Safety Classes available
Open to the public Sundays from 10am to 3pm
Membership Fees- $30.00 a year per family
Range Fees- Non-Members: $4.50 / day, Members: $3.50 / day
Pistol Club -
PO Box 80, Fortuna, CA 95540
Rick or Carrie Jennings - NRA Certified Instructors- Phone:
Located in Rohner Park , Fortuna behind the rodeo grandstands.
12.5 yard and 25 yard targets are provided
No pistols over .45 cal. No shotguns. No rifles above .22
Open to the public every Wednesday evening from 7 to 9pm, except holidays.
Open to members Monday thru Saturday 9am to 9pm, Sundays 9am to noon
Open to Ladies Only on the 1st Monday of each month - start time is
NOTE: A Range Officer must be on duty for all shooting - please
call 707-725-1505 to verify that a Range Officer will be at the range.
Single Membership is $45.00/year, Family membership
(half price after July 1 for new members).
Shooting fees for members: $2.00 Non-members: $5.00
-Humboldt Trap and Skeet Club-
P.O. Box 3642, Eureka, CA 95502, Phone: 839- 3788
Joe Wheeler, President, Phone: 442-0991
On Hwy 101, take the Mckinleyville Airport turnoff . Follow the
Open to the public Sundays, 9am to 3pm
Starting May 5 and lasting until September, depending on the weather,
the club is open from 6pm until dark on Wednesdays (closed the 3rd Wednesday).
Membership fees: $30.00 per family
Range fees: Members: $3.50, Non- Members: $5.00
-'Old West' Shootery & Supply-
1327 Fifth Street in Eureka , Phone: 442-6312
50' Indoor Range- All caliber pistols and .22 rifles only
Range fees: $8.00 first hour, $4.00 an hour after the first hour
Days/Hours: Tuesday thru Friday 10am to 6pm , Saturday & Sunday
10am to 4pm, Closed Mondays
Gun Club -
Morgan Randall, Contact, Phone: 725-3955
PO Box 584, Arcata, CA 95518-0584
Off of Young Lane in Manilla on the Samoa peninsula
25 yard, 100 yard and 200 yard ranges
Open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm
Membership fees- $50.00 year
Range Fees: Non-Members- $5.00 per shooter/ day, Members: Free
In Redway," up the dirt road next to the gas station across from the
100 yard range- CCW re-qualification available
Contact- Darren Brown at Brown's Sporting Goods in Redway, Phone 923-2533
Must be an NRA member to use the range.
Valley Gun and Archery Club-
Range Secretary: George Champion,
On Hwy 299, 12.5 miles east of Highway 101. Look for the sign on North
side of road.
Shooting distances from 25 to 600 yards.
Non- members ARE allowed to participate
in sponsored events (those listed on the calendar)
We will be open to the public--that
is nonmembers--for the sight in period of Sept 8th to Sept 19th, 2003.
After Sept 20th, 2003 the range will only be open to LVGAC members and
their guests (in the company of members). New insurance policy requires
this restriction of "No Public" shooters after the date of Sept 19th.
Membership Fees- $15.00 year if you are an NRA Member
Range Fees: Non-Members- $3.00/ day, Members- Free
Black Powder Heritage Society
Chuck Snowden ,
President, Phone: 445-1981
PO Box 5246, Eureka, CA 95502-5246
Active in all aspects of blackpowder shooting including;
"Cowboy Action Shooting", blackpowder shooting competitions, historical
re-enactment, cannon shooting, etc.
Membership: Individual- $15.00/year, Family-
$18.00/year. Call Chuck at 445-1981 for a membership application.
Info on Carrying
Concealed Weapons (CCW) Permits:
(The info below applies to requalification held by the Fortuna Pistol
To qualify for a permit to carry a concealed
weapon, the Sheriff's Dept. requires;
-NRA Personal Protection Class (NPPC)-
A "legitimate reason" to carry a concealed weapon.
You must be of "good moral character".
You must have taken the NRA Personal Protection Class
Be fingerprinted and have a background check done.
Be interviewed by someone from the Sheriff's Office.
Complete and sign an application and sign it at the
Pay an application fee at the Sheriff's Office.
The NPPC taught by the instructors of the Fortuna Pistol Club is a
12 hour and is by pre-registration only. Fee is $65.00. Call Rick Jennings
at 725-1505 for more info on when the next class is available.
CCW re-qualifications are held the first Wednesday of each month from 6
to 10 pm at the Fortuna Pistol Club. Fee is $35.00. This involves a State
mandated four hour class. All those re-qualifying must shoot each gun listed
on your permit (max. of 3) a minimum of 50 rounds. You must demonstrate
the loading of one magazine during the firing of each semi-auto. Serial
numbers of handguns will be checked to assure they are the ones listed
on your permit. Call Rick or Carrie Jennings at 725-1505 if you have
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