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Metro West Boston Skeet Leagues?

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  1. citoriguy

    citoriguy NES Member

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    All,

    I realize this isn’t a heavily trafficked subforum, but I’m curious if there are any skeet leagues in the Metro West area. I’m getting back into skeet after a 12 year hiatus (I know, I know...). I live in Acton and just joined Maynard Rod and Gun. Would love to stay in that general area, but am happy to drive out a bit if it’s worth it.

    Thanks in advance,

    CG
     

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    not sure about skeet but there's a trap league which I believe Maynard is a member club. greater lowell trap league. they have a web page.
     
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    Yes - Maynard does have a trap team. I just never got in to trap. Maybe I’ll give it another chance this year while brushing up on my skeet shooting.
     
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    I "think" the Boylston Sportsmans Club does skeet. They're right off I-290 exit 23B. I can find virtually nothing about them online, but I hear them shooting all the time. Seems pretty active. Sunday afternoons may be a good time to show up and ask.
     
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    Check with Fin, Fur and Feather in Millis. A club that is very focused on clays.
     
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    Fin, Fur, and Feather is steel only...just FYI...something about them shooting into the Charles River.

    I'd also be interested in a skeet league but even if one pops up I doubt it'll fit the current family/work schedule. I'll keep an eye on this thread anyway
     
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    Yeah - I went to the FFF site and saw they were steel only. No sure I want to test that through my O/U.

    Anyone with experience with Minute Man in Burlington?
     
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    North Leominster Rod & Gun Club,exit 36 off Route 2 west. No league but a lot of active shooters. I believe Minuteman is a private club.
     
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    Trap every Thursday night at Nimrod League of Holden. It's actually in Princeton, LOL. 33 Coal Kiln Rd. Nice setting, nice folks.
     
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    If you're just after some casual skeet (vs a formal league) then Hopkinton Sportsman's is just off 495 and has public trap/skeet hours Tues evenings 6:30-8:30ish, Thurs morning 10am - noonish, and Sunday morning 9:30 - noonish. Non-members is $5/round, BYO shells. #8 and #9 for skeet, #7.5 ok on the trap fields. Might be a bit of a hike from Acton but figured I'd give you the info.
     
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    I appreciate it. I’ll look at both Nimrod and Hopkinton. I have heard about Hopkinton elsewhere. I will have to figure out how to get there from here at that hour. I feel like every road turns into a parking lot.
     
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    Minuteman is a different type of Club - most are open to "off the street" shooters - I believe that is not the case at MM. Much more expensive than most others (but, they have a paid staff - you get what you pay for!) That said, at the State (and other sponsored shoots I've attended there), they're nice people.

    OP - Why don't you start a league? Someone has to be first!
     
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    I might have to! I’m curious if there’s a format people would prefer? I was thinking 4 people per team, with team and individual totals and averages being the focus scores.
     
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    Well, went to Minuteman earlier while on my lunch break and signed up. There were a handful of younger guys (35-45) who said there are a lot of intra-club leagues.

    The issue I see is that there are limits on how many guests are allowed at any one time. I’m going to reach out to the Trap & Skeet Committee at MRGC this weekend and see if they would be amenable to having a league there.
     

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