March Magazines Update

by Adam Piluso, Admin Coordinator As of March 2nd 2023, the Mar/Apr 2023 issue of the BCO magazine have arrived at our range, and are ready for pickup! As many of us know, one of the benefits of our clubs’ affiliation with the BCWF is a bi-monthly copy of the BC Outdoors Magazine. The BCWF […]

Fishing and Hunting Update

by Wayne Zaccarelli New Elk Lake Fishing Dock:  A new metal fishing dock was recently installed on Elk Lake.  The Victoria Golden Rods & Reels, a BCWF member club, led a successful fundraising drive, in collaboration with World Fisheries Trust and the Rotary Club of Saanich. Funds for the dock were provided by the Capital […]

How History Comes Alive

by David Marrack While much of shooting culture in Canada focuses on the more modern side of things, there are those that prefer a more refined era of shooting, one in which the very concept of a metallic cartridge was new and wonderful technology. For one range member, this interest has not only given him […]

Urgent Reminder to Engage

by Don Senft, Vice President Operations Once again, it’s time to add your voice to the ScrapC21 Campaign. We wanted to once again remind all our members of the critical requirement to add your voices to the ongoing effort to scrap the Liberals purely political anti-firearms Bill C21 that so unfairly targets law abiding firearms […]

Fall and Winter Shooting

As anyone shooting in the last week can attest to, autumn is finally with us, and winter will not be far behind. As that daunting prospect looms on the horizon for all but the hardiest of shooters, we would like to remind everyone to check their gear, and think about the weather when they visit […]

Big Game Competition Entries

by Wayne Zaccarelli Blacktail deer antlers from deer taken during the 2022 hunting season within Region 1 (Vancouver Island) will be accepted until February 28th, 2023 for entry in the largest antlers competition. Black bear skull entries from the spring and fall 2022 seasons will also be accepted until the same date for the club […]

Liberals move to ban hunting rifles, shotguns, handguns and Airsoft – A repeated call to action!

by Don Senft, Vice President Operations On November 22 in Ottawa, the committee for National Security and Public Safety, also known as SECU, met at the conclusion of two months of expert and public testimony with regard to Bill C21 in order to review and ratify proposed amendments to the Bill. Shockingly at this meeting, […]

South Island Action Shooters – Club Championship Match

We held our last SIAS Range Safety Course of the year on September 24th. We gained 9 new SIAS members from the class, 3 of whom came out and shot our last Match of the year and can’t wait for Spring when our season resumes. Our final match of the year was held on September […]

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 […]

Members Speak About Handgun Freeze on 980 CKNW

On October 24th our President Doug Bancroft, and skilled IPSC shooter Dawne Deeley, were featured 18 minute segment on CKNW AM-980 Talk Radio Vancouver. They spoke to Mike Smyth about the impact of the federal handgun ban on shooting sports. The link can be found here: The discussion starts around the 14:40 mark.