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Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« on: January 10, 2018, 10:04:57 PM »
100th year of the competition! Just opened last Sunday and will continue every Sunday for the next 7 weeks at participating trap ranges across the Spokane/Columbia Basin/SE Washington areas. Any public participants welcome (check with your local gun club for specifics). Price to compete is the cost of a practice session (around $5 - bring your own shells) and high scores will be posted in the Spokesman-Review Newspaper (scores were "telegraphed" to the newspaper back in 1918) and online...Support YOUR local gun range and the great sport of TRAP SHOOTING!  :tup:

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/jan/04/99th-annual-spokesman-review-trapshoot-competition/

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/jan/07/100-years-of-trapshooting-still-going-strong-after/#/0

http://www.spokesman.com/trap/

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 09:11:15 AM »
This is cool. I've never heard of it.
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 09:17:38 AM »
With a day off from hockey, I hope to shoot at Marlin Sunday...
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 09:28:09 AM »
1st week of the shoot was last Sunday.  My kid and I where 1/2 of the perfect 100 posted by Hauser Lake :tup:  Weather is looking go for targets Sunday morning

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2018, 02:55:39 PM »
Good shooting you guys!
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2018, 03:01:10 PM »
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2018, 04:45:51 PM »
 :bumpin:  Week two. Ton of fun!

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2018, 09:14:48 PM »
Looks like fun Calvin! Wish I was gonna be out in that area sometime soon. I would definitely shoot a round  :tup:
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2018, 06:24:25 AM »
I had a case of cranial-rectal infarction on my first bird and ran the rest. Son shot a 14. Proud of him.
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 06:31:12 AM »
Ahhhh you sound like me C Money.  I dropped bird 7 and I have no idea what I did wrong...my damn kid ran another 25.  Keep your kid shooting, it gives me a empty wallet and a lower self esteem :chuckle:

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2018, 10:21:29 AM »
Between Hockey and trap shooting, the kids keep me pretty broke! Sure is fun though, and pretty good reasons to be broke.
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2018, 10:33:59 PM »
It's tough shooting cold (1st round is the one that counts at my gun club)! Don't know if that's how all competing clubs do it?

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2018, 06:08:25 AM »
You are right Calvin....the Spokesman is 16 yards and it has to be on Sunday, and it has to be cold gun.  After we shoot singles for the Spokesman we move back and shoot handicap for a club competition. 

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2018, 06:49:49 PM »
Bump - Shot a 17 for week three...Son of a biscuit!!!  :bash:


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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2018, 07:25:55 PM »
Bump - week four completed. 4 more Sunday’s of competition, half way there!

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2018, 10:37:34 AM »
I shot terrible my first round last week...a 20. YIKE! Followed up with a 24. My little boy though, he broke his best score ever...a 19! Was awesome! He followed up with a 14, great day at the club.
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2018, 12:09:08 PM »
96 on the 1st 4 weeks.  I dropped two on Sunday. I will blame a hang over :bash:  Kid dropped one last Sunday.   I think he is at 95 for the first 4 weeks. 

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2018, 02:53:49 PM »
I remember participating in the Spokesman Review shoot when I was a kid! :tup:
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2018, 09:55:51 PM »
I remember participating in the Spokesman Review shoot when I was a kid! :tup:

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2018, 09:59:33 PM »
25 alive for week four!  Week 6 shoot next Sunday. Get out there while ya still can!

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2018, 11:52:37 PM »
Week 6 tomorrow (Sunday) morning - be there or be square!  :tup:

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2018, 08:54:02 PM »
Week 8 this Sunday. LAST CHANCE TO COMPETE this year!  :tup:

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2018, 07:11:09 AM »
I hope I get to go!! Looking forward to the Camas Prairie in Walla Walla!
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2018, 07:28:28 AM »
Anyone going to the ATA shoot Saturday in Colton...I have been looking forward to it for 4 months since my last registered shoot and the forecast is calling for blowing and drifting snow with 2-6" and 25mph guests.  I don't know if I should waste money to lower my average and freeze my @ss off or not.

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2018, 06:59:32 AM »
Did you make it to Colton?
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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #25 on: February 26, 2018, 08:13:08 AM »
Colton....wow Yup I made it, I should have stayed home.  No snow between Spokane and Colfax and then it was pretty rough.  End of singles the snow was blowing under my glasses and I could barely make out the birds.  Handicap was a rough I think a 88 won it.

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Re: Spokesman Review Telegraphic Trap Shoot Competition 2018!
« Reply #26 on: February 26, 2018, 09:16:00 AM »
Oh wow!! Glad you were able to go.
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« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2018, 11:06:48 PM »
Colton....wow Yup I made it, I should have stayed home.  No snow between Spokane and Colfax and then it was pretty rough.  End of singles the snow was blowing under my glasses and I could barely make out the birds.  Handicap was a rough I think a 88 won it.

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