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.
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:
Food/Fun/Prizes and a whole lot more. Hope to see you there!
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.
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).
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.
Contact Bill Grams for additional information.
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.
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.