June 27, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

It was hot, sunny and calm with light mirage for the start of the match.  The wind held off until the last target of the day and then it started blowing 10 mph and spoiled the target.  The electronic targets are proving to be popular making the match run smoothly and getting done quickly.  If […]

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June 20, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The first match of the year was warm and fairly calm.  The wind would come up to 3-5 mph and then drop.  Mirage wasn’t too bad.  The electronic targets are proving to be popular making the match run smoothly and getting done quickly.  If you are coming to a match, try to bring a tablet […]

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November 16, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The last match of the year had the best weather.  It was cool, sunny and no wind for most of the match.  The only wind happened on the last relay, last target and it was under 5 mph.  The flags were hanging straight don until then.  Although it seemed calm, there was some condition that […]

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September 21, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

It was a beautiful fall day, Nevada blue sky, cool and no wind for a while.  Everyone got one target in and a good score before a light 4-7 mph wind came up and made things tricky.  Light builds and let offs with angle changes made one think before shooting.  The electronic targets are proving […]

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August 24, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

A hot, clear day with not much wind or mirage.  It was hard to concentrate when wiping the sweat off your head.  Conditions were enough to get a nine if you didn’t pay attention.  The electronic targets really make the relays go faster and we finished before the typical late morning winds appeared. F Open […]

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July 20, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

It was clear, calm and hot for the first targets and stayed hot for the rest of the match.  The wind did pick up for the last 2 targets, but it was less than 5 mph.  Besides the weather being hot, the barrels stayed hot and didn’t really cool down.  Electronic targets were used again […]

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June 22, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The sky was clear, temperature was cool with wind on the first relay, second relay and the third relay.  It wasn’t the wind that was the problem, it was the let-offs.  Electronic targets were used on relays which made the day seem fast because there were no pit changes.  Everyone likes the electronic targets and […]

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June 15, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

A clear sky, warm temperatures, and no too little wind greeted the shooters.  It was also the inaugural use of electronic targets at the Washoe County Range. The match was completed in record time since there were no pit changes.  All the shooters were in favor of the new electronic targets and they will be […]

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May 25, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

There wasn’t much wind starting out but it was looking grim with overcast and showers moving in from the south.  The first target, first relay was ok and then it started to shower for the next target and shooters had to put on rain gear.  By the time the next target was shot, the showers […]

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May 18, 2019 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The day started with a high overcast and lazy flags and it stayed that way for the entire match.  The wind stayed down along with the temperature all day.  There was some mirage although the sun never shined.  It was a day to see how well a shooter can read the mirage.   200-20X Possible […]

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