CALENDARTodayThe Putnam County Gun Club will hold a Civilian Marksmanship Program high-power match, 9 a.m., at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-344-0423.
The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a multi-gun match, 10:30 a.m., at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-755-5588.
April 22The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a bull's-eye pistol match at 9 a.m. at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-346-1841.The Kanawha Valley Regulators will hold a cowboy action shooting match, 9:30 a.m., at the Putnam County Gun Club range near Eleanor. Call 304-397-6188.
April 23West Virginia's hunting season for spring gobblers will begin, one-half hour before sunrise.
May 6The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a USPSA pistol match, 10 a.m., at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-757-6061.
FIELD NOTESPipestem offers'Trout Wrangler' dealFrom now through May 17, Pipestem Resort State Park is offering its "Trout Wrangler" fishing package, which combines horseback access to a remote fishing area and an overnight stay in the park's Mountain Creek Lodge.
The fishing takes place in the Bluestone River, which runs through a deep, scenic canyon within the park.The package is available to parties of six to 10 anglers. The price of $319 per person includes four meals, overnight accommodation, horseback transport, guide service (if needed), equipment use (if needed), and all taxes.For more information, contact Pipestem Resort State Park at (304) 466-1800, extension 393.- compiled By John McCoy