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Bunkhouse Cowboy Action Match

Bunkhouse, October 2nd, 2022 Cowboy Action Shooting at its best. The stage copy was written by Sgt. Blaney, the action event was administered by Salal Sal. The top guns were Smiley Joe, Montana May, Salal Sal, Newt Reno and Saskatoon Barry. It is interesting to note out of the five top gun finalists two were […]

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Headquarters Shoot Celebrates a Birthday

  In August we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Cowboy Action Shooting in Western Canada. While the 30th competition was last year (the sport originally began in May of 1992), August marked 30 years and 3 months of Headquarters. The event was a vibrant celebration with more participants than either 2020 or 2021. For the […]

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Bolt Action Military Match

The BAMM event had slightly fewer entries than usual owing to vacation travellers and medical issues, however, there were participants from the mainland and one from Ontario. A number of attendees wore some great military uniforms from the past. There were also some excellent Partisan outfits. Certificates were awarded for Marksmanship and costuming. Top Gun: […]

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South Island Action Shooters Make the News

by Cheryl Henley, South Island Action Shooters On August 13th and 14th, SIAS hosted 2 IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) Level 2 sanctioned Matches at the Multi Purpose Range. We spent the 3 days leading up to the Matches doing Range maintenance, building the Stages and making sure that all the small details were taken […]

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VFGPA BC Day Razzle Dazzle Trap Shoot

The BC Day Razzle Dazzle Trap Shoot took place on August 1st. The shoot commenced at 9am consisting of 132 targets thrown as singles, wobble, doubles and skeet. With many different targets thrown, some were difficult and unfamiliar to the shooters on the field. The Black Powder Group was great to us and had cleared […]

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An Introduction to Action Shooting

By Cheryl Henley Hello from the Action shooting discipline of the VFGPA! Action shooting can be done with handguns, shotgun or rifle, or a combination of 2 or all three! We do hold two or three 3 Gun Matches each Season. The majority of the Matches that SIAS holds are with handguns, so either Revolver […]

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Stories from the Clubhouse: Newsletters Past

Stories of the past are always interesting to read, especially when you have a mixture that is both nostalgic, relatable, and inconceivable today! Courtesy of Perry Chow, the Newsletter was able to take a few scans of the January 1908 copy of Rod and Gun and Motor Sports in Canada. Alongside the ads for travel […]

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A Fishy Story

Saturday, June 18th saw the very successful annual Family Fishing Day at Frog Hollow, despite weather that threatened to turn sour! With some 30 youth out to try their hand at fishing, and collect a fish for supper, it was great to see so many kids getting into outdoor programs. Supported by the Freshwater Fisheries […]