In photo: D. Montgomery, P. Bergere, J. Devens, J. Bernardski, T. LeCompte, T. Hughes, J. Serie, J. Robertson
Easton, MD- On Sunday February 18, 2018 Talbot Rod & Gun Club held their second annual 'vintage' style shoot. The "Vintager" is a fun opportunity to break out those old shotguns that we wouldn't shoot necessarily on a regular basis and have a little fun with it. So we make guys wear ties and maybe a sport coat; not an uncommon sight at the skeet ranges of the 40s and 50s and certainly before, break out those old side-by-side shotguns with challenging double triggers, or barrels choked in a manner more accustomed to the pheasant fields of England more so than the modern sporting courses. Really just an excuse to break out the tweed and have fun...and eat some food too!
For this year's competition Skeet Chair Joe Devens out together a 50 bird event consisting of 25 skeet targets shot in a modifies Olympic Skeet sequence and 25 targets on our FITASC/5-Stand/Compak sporting course. Prizes were awarded for top skeet, top sporting and high overall shooter. Shooters were then treated to a delicious lunch of bangers and mash prepared by Frank Divilio. Members were also treated to a very special show and tell by Mike Strannahan who graciously educated us on his very unique (and very vintage)19th century 4-bore blackpowder shotgun from the British Isles.
Congratulations to our top shooters, David Montgomery-Skeet and Tony LeCompte-Sporting and HOA!
Special thanks to Mike Stranahan and Frank Divilio for helping keep scores and Paul Bergere for helping run the shoot and keeping his hands out of the prize money. And another special thanks to Frank for putting together a delicious meal!
Our next fun shoot will be the 4th(?) Annual 'Irish" Skeet shoot held on March 18.
Bay Country Open 2017
We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported the Bay Country Open this past weekend. A very special thanks to Skeet Chairman Joe Devens and crew for a smooth running shoot as always. It was a great turnout. Congratulations to tournament Champion Sam Armstrong breaking a 396 of 400 targets. The following Gun champions include the following. Doubles: Don Handy 12g: Alan Whiting 20g: Mark gay 28g: Sam Armstrong 410: Bettina Wohlforth
Phil Willis Oyster Shoot 2017
We would like to congratulate Alessandro Vitale on his win with a HOA 395x400 Congratulations Alessandro!!
2017 Virginia Badewitz HOA Winner Alan Whiting
We are absolutely tickled to announce that TRGC's own Alan Whiting is this year's Ginny Badewitz Memorial HOA champion! In a field of nearly 60 shooters Alan took top honors with the sole high score of a near perfect 199x200. This win is extra-special for Alan who's championship also came on the day he broke his first 100 straight! Congratulations Alan! Alessandro Vitale 199x200 Mark Gay 196x200 Michael Barnett 196x200 Mike Stasio 200x200