McGowan Creek Area

Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by cpy911, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. cpy911

    cpy911
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    Hi,

    Will be heading down to my hometown Eugene this weekend and thought I should visit my old shooting areas that I went to as a kid.

    Is McGowan creek area still open to recreational shooting? Last time I drove up there a few years ago, I noticed a couple "safety" zones with no shooting signs posted.

    I assume any other non-marked area is OK? I plan to drive past the Emerald Gun club and go up McGowan creek road a few miles and find a spot. Will bring extra garbage bags and clean up my own trash and any other trash I find...maybe I can get a Bronze Membership????

    Thanks!
     
  2. OREGON FALER

    OREGON FALER
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    They put signs up but they don't usually bother you unless they are actively logging that area. I was there shooting two or three weeks ago, It was friday night though, If someone gives you any trouble just head over to shotgun creek.
     
  3. cpy911

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    Thanks. I will head up there and just avoid the no shooting zones. If they are logging, I will wander up to Shotgun creek, I assume Shotgun Creek is good to go!?!
     
  4. OREGON FALER

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    Shotgun is good to go.
     
  5. cpy911

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    OREGON FALER, PM sent to you....
     

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