Clubhouse @ 7pm
Attention range members:
Please re-read range rules. It is important that as a member you not only know ALL the range
rules but you follow them closely with no exception. The current rules are listed below.
Range Rule #17 has changed
to allow muzzle loading firearms.
Please use main driveway
Please shut all gates
The Old #4 Rod & Gun Club was established in 1927 then incorporated in 1928. In 1972 it became
#4 Rod, Gun, and Snowmobile Club Inc.
The Organization owns approximately 62 acres of land off the Old Claremont
Road in Charlestown NH. Tax Map 25, Lot 002.
The Organization owns and maintains a shooting
range with 25, 50 and 100 yard ranges. We have a Pat-Trap machine, a Trap House, and a voice release system.
Look to our Range & Snowmobile Events pages for up and coming events.
our Trail System includes 35 miles of beautifully groomed trails (weather permitting). We groom our system with
a 2004 Ski-Doo Skandic-SuperWideTrack with a customized Mogulmaster drag, and a 1995 Tucker Sno-cat 1000 with
an 8' AFMI Drag.
Mission Statement is:
The role of our organization falls into four categories.
TO EDUCATE: We will educate children, youth,
adults and families in the Safe and Responsible use of Firearms, Safe and Responsible use of OHRV and other Sporting Activities.
To provide Skills through a variety of methods including: Youth outreach programs, Family oriented events, Community
outreach and Safety education.
TO PRESERVE: We will preserve our land and OHRV trail systems and Relations with the public.
TO ADVOCATE: We will advocate for and protect
and defend the right of every qualified citizen to acquire, possess, transport, carry, transfer ownership of and enjoy the
use of firearms. We will be active in legislative participation on matters dealing with wildlife resources,
field sports, firearms, land and water conservation, hunting, fishing and any activities that threaten or curtail such activities.
TO PROMOTE: We will promote respect for and understanding
of the American heritage of shooting sports, hunting, trapping and fishing, with the intent to improve relations with neighbors,
landowners and the general public.
ALL RANGE MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO READ, UNDERSTAND AND OBEY ALL RANGE RULES.
Old #4 Rod, Gun and Snowmobile Club Inc.
Range Safety Policy and Rules
Revised June 01, 2016
Firearms will not be loaded with live ammunition until it is determined by the shooter that the range is cleared and
safe to discharge the firearm. In the case of trap, the action may not be closed until it is the shooters turn to call for
The use of hand throwers, spring throwers or any other clay bird
throwers is PROHIBITED at the range at any time. Shooting at clay birds can only be done by shooting clay
birds thrown by the PatTrap machine. If you would like to shoot at the clay birds, other than scheduled times, you need to
contact a member trained in the use of the PatTrap.
When on the firing line, All
firearms will be pointed down range.
All firearms will be kept with actions
open when not in gun a case or on the gun rack, except holstered pistols and revolvers.
Re-loaded ammunition may not be sold or bought on Club property.
beverages on club property.
NO glass containers may
be brought on the range.
Please remove all of your trash
When shooting rifles and pistols make
sure to fire at targets with backstop berms provided. Always fire down range making sure you know where your projectile will
strike and stop. DO NOT FIRE AT THE BACK OF
THE TRAP HOUSE.
Do not give anyone your key or combination
to the range.
Club members are limited to only two guests at a time at
the range. It is the responsibility and duty or the club member to brief any guest on the expected conduct
while on club property.
Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an
adult when shooting or carrying firearms. Small children must be kept under supervision and away from shooting area.
Safety glasses and hearing protection must be used during all shooting activities.
ABSOLUTELY NO EXPLODING TARGETS ALLOWED. All commercially and
homemade are banned.
NO FULL AUTO. NO RAPID
FIRE. NO THREE ROUND BURST. NO BUMP FIRE. NO DOUBLE TAPS ALLOWED. ROUNDS ARE NOT TO BE FIRED ANY FASTER
THAN 1 ROUND EVERY FIVE SECONDS. Club sponsored events will supersede the above rule. (Example:
Doubles for Trap shoots) Law Enforcement training/qualifying events approved by the club will also be allowed.
Pistol/Revolver range (Range behind club house) is for any pistol/revolver and rimfire calibers only. Rimfire
calibers refer to: 22 Short, .22 Long Rifle, .22WMR, .17 HM2, .17 HMR only. Use
only paper or soft (self-healing) targets in the Pistol/Revolver Range area. No steel plates or metal targets of any kind.
No .50 caliber. No cannons (No Exception) Muzzle Loading Rifle and Handguns are all allowed.
Please be considerate of other shooters with regard to your time spent on the shooting
line, so as to share the range equally.
Paid members are to be given priority
No shooting classes of any type are to be held on Club property
unless approved by the Range Master or the Board of Officers.
MUST ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED OR YOU WILL RISK DISCIPLINARY ACTION UP TO AND INCLUDING THE LOSS OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP.
YOUR CLUB APPLICATION INDICATES YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL RULES AND POLICIES OF THE RANGE. THESE
RULES CAN BE AMENDED, CHANGED OR ALTERED AT ANY TIME BY THE CLUB’S RANGE MASTER OR BOARD OF OFFICERS.
If interested in becoming an officer of our club to help further its progress in the community,
please start attending our monthly meetings to become eligible. Remember this is your club, come be a part of it. New officers
bring fresh ideas and renewed interests Come out and do your part if you're a leader and enjoy our Club.
Shoots:$4.00 per round (25 shots per round) Summer Trap schedule now in place. Tuesday afternoons
at 4pm till dusk. If you've ever thought about trying this sport please feel free to stop down, member or non,
price is the same and some of the guys will be happy to work with you. You'll be surprised to learn how much fun it is.
Membership Forms are available online for download. Print them out and mail to club, or go to
Bunnell's in West Claremont or Fall Mountain Small Engine in South Charlestown. They have our form
and will register your machine(s). You will receive your Club Membership Cards after they submit your
paperwork to the Club Secretary.