Puget Sound Area Shooter's Group

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The board there (UNSC) is pretty reasonable. I approached them about 6 years ago about starting a practical rifle group. At first they said they didn't know that much about it, but were willing to look at some of the youtube videos about practical rifle, and PRS matches and gave us tentative approval. That was over 6 years ago, and it is now one of the clubs top draws (after sporting clays). The practical rifle matches have morphed into PRS style matches, but I still enjoy shooting them with gas guns. They are now averaging 30-45 shooters per match, and they use both the 600 and 550 yard ranges so there isn't that much waiting between shooting stages.

You would probably just have to show the club's board what you want to shoot, and they will mostly be interested in insuring safety. The club uses a lot of steel, so if you are using "industry standard" type mountings like the club uses in their matches, I think your chances of getting your steel approved are pretty high.
 
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Everett area. I had steel out to a1000yd up hw2 , but they started to log again there. I’ll be hicking around looking for a new shooting spot. I use 223rem -338lm dt srs.
 

onepointsixklicks

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I'd be interested in learning about a good spot to reach out to 500-1000+ west of the passes. If anyone knows, please PM me. I'll keep your spot secret from litterbugs and miscreants. I'll do some scouting as well after some google-fu on satellite images. I'm running .223 Rem and .300 WM dt srs.

@1badbarrel I didn't realize you were local to me. Glad to see others with an srs in this state.
 
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I'd be interested in learning about a good spot to reach out to 500-1000+ west of the passes. If anyone knows, please PM me. I'll keep your spot secret from litterbugs and miscreants. I'll do some scouting as well after some google-fu on satellite images. I'm running .223 Rem and .300 WM dt srs.

@1badbarrel I didn't realize you were local to me. Glad to see others with an srs in this state.
Onepointsixklicks, we should go shooting sometime.
 

Shura

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<span style="font-size: 11pt">In an effort to get more local shooting events and gatherings I decided to start a local thread for The Puget Sound and surrounding areas. Our ranges are limited but there are many of us with our own shooting areas that I'm sure could come together without driving the 4 hours over to Eastern Washington, lol. There's also an abundance of Military coming and going between Lewis-McChord, Bangor, PSNS, Whidbey, and Everett that could use recommendations, resources, and information on the area. Hopefully we can grow our local shooting community starting here and welcome newcomers whether for a short term or permanent transition here to the Puget Sound Area. Please feel free to post up and Welcome!

- Nick
Re: Puget Sound Area Shooter's Group

Broker and I went out to scout today, and if we could get through some of the locked gates, there would great places to shoot. We stopped at one place and did up a range card..our Leica 1200's were only going out to about 600 yards because the brush just isn't very reflective. The one area where we stopped had about another 450 yards after the tree at 530, so it would be a good place to shoot.

I think we would have to shorten the distance at that area though as there was a trail and logging road up there. Without shooting across the logging road or trail, it would be pretty easy to reach out to 400 maybe 500 yards.

Broker is going to check with the state lands people, and another person who does get access for paintball and see how to get through gates, and if we could use the areas.

What is nice is that the area is only about an hour from Tacoma, maybe 45 minutes from Bremerton. If we can get onto some of the other areas he identified on the map, we might be able to reach out to 800-1000 without crossing any trails or roads.

There was one that looks like we could drive the steel out and place it just off the road, then drive back down to the shooting area that is 800-1000 yards away.
hey there a place that my buddies shoot 1000-1600 yards by the Columbia river
 
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There’s some steel just north of kittitas, month ago me and a few friends were up there shooting steel out to 1285 yds. Fun. There’s some wind over there too.
 
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Ya not to far from the farm. And I here ya. We been looking up north around skagit and found a spot that looks like it might work out to a 1000yds. But we are gonna keep looking for a better spot. And there still logging up in the sultan basin from what I hear. That was my old fav. We had a nice spot with steel out to a thousand. And had to hike in , so not to many there at all.
 
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We were up around skagit Sunday morning, there was fog up high so we stayed down low we’re we had good visual, could only get steel out to 535yd safely. It was some easy shooting. But fun.
 
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