Bait and Bullet
Bait and Bullet is the subclub for shooting and fishing activities.
For information on how to become a leader , see the Leader Protocols.
Shooting Range To Do List:
- Grant funding may be available to improve the backstop to contain spent ammunition and attenuate noise levels.
- Berm can be made to funnel lead into a containment area from which it can be removed.
- Fill could be added if necessary.
- A range hot flag and it's use should be implemented.
- An established firing line should be established (rope, logs, chalk, spray paint, etc).
- Additional table space or racks should be created to store guns while not in use.
Gun Safety Guidelines
The 12 Golden rules for Safe Gun Handling
- Always treat the gun as loaded.
- Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
- Always keep your finger straight and off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.
- Always keep the gun unloaded until you are ready to use it.
- Never point the gun at anything you don't intend to destroy.
- Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.
- Learn the mechanical and handling characteristics of the gun you are using.
- Always use proper Ammunition.
- Be sure the barrel is clear of obstructions before loading and shooting.
- If your gun fails to fire when the trigger is pulled, hold your shooting position for several seconds; then with the muzzle pointed in a safe direction, carefully unload the gun.
- Don't rely on the gun's safety to keep it from firing.
- Be aware of your surroundings when handling guns so you don't trip or lose your balance and accidentally point and/or fire the gun at anyone or anything.
- Follow the 12 golden rules.
- Know and follow all the rules of the Shooting Range.
- Listen and do what the Range Master tells you to do.
- Uncase and case your gun at the shooting bench, never behind the safety line.
- Always keep the barrel pointed down range.
- Always keep the gun on safe until you intend to shoot.
- Always wear eye and ear protection when shooting.
- Never shoot at water or hard surfaces.