Rockville Fish & Game Club Field Target Match Report 2021 May 9
Location: Fish & Game Rd, Vernon, CT
Match Site: Woods, slightly uphill,
Temperature: 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit Cloudy and windy
Wind: 5-10 MPH, switching directions
Number of Targets: 30 (60 points maximum)
Average Distance: 26.9 yards (5 targets over 40 yards)
Average Kill Zone: 1.55 (Mix of 1 ½ & 40mm kill zones)
Course Difficulty: 23.8T with Wind (19.5T - Rated Easy)
Match Times: 9:00 AM1:45 PM, Course Takedown 1:45-2:00 PM
Results/Attendees: (17 shooters total)
56/60 Chas D RAW TM1000 JSB 13.4 grains Sightron 10-50x60
55/60 Brian V FX400 JSB 10.3 grains Nikko Stirling 10-50x60
53/60 Bartek D FX Maverick Compact JSB 14.3 grains - March 1-10Χ24
54/60 John E Thomas AA 8.4 grains Sightron 10-50x60
53/60 Matt S- Weihrauch HW97K JSB 8.4 grains - March 5-40x56
(DNC) 56/60 Leo G Walther LGU - FX 8.4 grains Sightron 10-50x60
52/60 Brian P AA S500 AA 10.3 grains Hawke Sidewinder 4-16x
49/60 Alan E Air Arms S510 JSB Express 14.3 grains UTG 6-24x50
45/60 Ron C Daystate Mk4 AA 10.3 grains Vortex Diamondback Tactical
44/60 Geoff S
39/60 John D
35/60 Bernie D - Air Venturi Avenger
23/60 Jay Ortiz Air Arms S400
44/60 Brian L Air Arms TX200
42/60 Ron D Air Arms TX200 JSB 8.4 grains SWFA 16x42
28/60 Chris V Beeman Falcon Field Line 8.3 grains Umarex 3-9x40 Mil-Dot
27/60 Matt S HW98 JSB 8.4 grains
A very big thank you for those who attended Rockvilles first air gun field target match of 2021 in the new woods course. We had 18 people attend the match. We at RFG were glad to see shooters coming from CT, NJ, NH and MA. For COVID-19 compliance, people wore masks when 6 feet separation was not possible. To keep people hydrated, bottled water was available as well.
For this cloudy day, the wind changed directions and swirled in the woods course.
This field target match had all full-sized kill zones. Even though it was rated easy via AAFTAs course planner, the wind made things difficult for people with the longer targets.
We had limited practice area at lanes 8 and 10 allowing only 4 people at one time to sight in their rifles. At 9:45 am, we ended the practice session and had a shooters safety meeting. We paired up novice shooters with experienced shooters and sent them to their assigned lanes. We had the typical one standing and one kneeling lane. We had several cold lines with line swivels breaking and some targets slipping off their bases. We had people shoot target from near to far.
We had several lanes intersect other lanes at the far targets. It will make people shoot the wrong target if they are not careful about finding the right target.
When the last person took their final shot, we started cleaning up the course. With the help of most of the shooters, it took several minutes to gather up the field targets, clamps and strings.
It was an enjoyable day in the woods for both novice and experienced shooters alike.
Next match August 8th Sunday
Leo Gonzales FT course planner
Rockville Fish & Game https://1drv.ms/f/s!Ausj-Y-SAaOxiskNJKD8VXgluHvACA