Meagher County Sportsmen’s Association
465 Jackson Rd. White Sulphur Springs, MT
A crew of old men arrived with the loan of a farm tractor by Jerry Churchill to begin serious work on construction of the backstops behind the various target areas. A big thanks to Jess Seacrest, Ron Coleman, Don Babcock, Gary Smith, Tim Allen and Mike Vennard!
Ground around each of the targets had to be leveled before construction of the backstop could be begin.
The ties are placed, overlapped, and pinned to the ground and each other with rebar
Dirt is then filled in between the ties and targets, and also behind the ties for stability. The dirt inside the ties should provide a surface to see strikes if the bullets are off target.
“Wings” are placed on each end of the backing to help prevent cows from rubbing on the end of the structure. Yes, cows. Please remember, livestock has the right-
A view of the 400 yd berm and the 500 meter ram from the firing line. The ram will be moved to the right about 30 ft to give shots at the ram a clean path.
The Long Range
A view of the lower berms. The 600 yd gong is visible in the bottom of the valley as well as the 700, 800, and 900 yd gongs on the hill. Berms will be placed at the 800 and 900 yd gongs in the future.
The indoor range, pictured below, is for .22 caliber rim fire rifle and .22 rimfire pistol shooting. Hunter Safety classes, 4-
The outside facility includes 4 bench-
Our newest facility, a secondary outside range is set up for pistol or close range rifle shooting.