Izaak Walton League
Linn County Chapter
Izaak Walton League
Linn County Chapter

Izaak Walton League

Conservation, Outdoor Recreation,  Safety, and Shooting Sports
Linn County Chapter

Coe College Trap Team/Izaak Walton Fundraiser

 The Coe College Trap Team and the Linn County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will host a 50-round Trap Shoot fundraiser on November 10th, 2019.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Linn County Veteran's Affairs Food Bank.

Registration:  Opens at 11 AM and remains open as needed.

Shooting:  Starts at NOON and we expect to be finished between 3 and 4 PM.

Entry Fee:  $10 per person.

What:  This will be a 50-round shoot:  25 rounds at 16 Yards, 25 rounds at 20 yards.

Where:  Linn County Izaak Walton League grounds at 5401 42nd Street, NE, in Cedar Rapids.

You Supply:  $10 Entry Fee (Checks payable to Linn County IWLA), 2 boxes of shells -- target loads (shot no larger than 7-1/2, shotgun, your own eye and ear protection).  Donations above and beyond the $10 entry fee will be gladly accepted.

We supply: Clay Targets donated by Izaak Walton League, Scorers/Loaders/Pullers  by Coe College Trap Team.

Prizes:  Turkey, Spiral Cut Ham, Rib Roast -- Donated by Coe College.

There will be soups, snacks, cookies and drinks available.  Any goodwill donations will be added to the fundraiser for VA Food Bank.

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We are looking for members to bring soup/chili/snacks/drinks/chips/crackers/cookies, etc. for this event.  To volunteer for any or all of these, please go to the Signup Genius found here:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044aaea723a0fc1-nov

Food/Fun/Prizes and a whole lot more.  Hope to see you there!

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About Ikes

We are a local chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America. We are a volunteer-run, privately owned facility located on approximately 40 acres in Linn County, just off 42nd Street in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We are a group of approximately 500 members dedicated to conserve, restore, and promote the sustainable use and enjoyment of our natural resources, including soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife.

Open to all Members, 8am to 8pm

(Or sunset, when earlier)

Location

We're located on 42nd Street NE, west of Edgewood Road;

About 2.5 miles West from I-380.

Committee Updates

The 3D Archery and Air Gun Range is NOW OPEN!!!  The entry is found between the Air Gun/BB range and the Outdoor Pistol Range.  Follow Bert's wood-chip trail.  There are currently some 3D Deer and Turkey targets along the path, with more to come.  In addition there are some cross-bow friendly targets along the way.

Also, a separate walking trail is open, it starts behind the Indoor Pistol Range building and connects with the existing Girl Scout Nature trail.  No wood chips at present.  There are no wood chips to follow on this new trail (yet).

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The configuration of the turning target system has been changed, opening up half of the Action Range for other types of targets and shooting.

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We wish to thank the dozen or so members who helped with the Highway 100 cleanup project on October 12.

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The indoor pistol range will be re-opening soon -- final touches are being installed.  The acoustic tile that lines the walls is being replaced with ballistic rubber sheet.  Much of the new HVAC system is now installed.

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Wood chips have been added downrange and the crosses for target frames have been raised to prevent ricochet rounds from going over the backstop.  This is a work in progress.  Thanks to those who have helped.

The NRA Pistol Qualification Program is underway.

Contact Bill Grams for additional information.

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We have raised the top of the berm at the end of the rifle range several feet by adding more than 14 truckloads of dirt, to prevent stray rounds from heading outside the range.

The concrete blocks at the 100 yard line will soon be replaced with bullet-friendly alternatives, to better protect against ricochets.

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People have been using the trap houses on a regular basis.  The trap ranges are here for your enjoyment.

Reminder - if something needs attention on the range, contact us so we can take care of it.

If you need the safety briefing to use the equipment, contact the committee below.

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