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skagit county?

Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by skagit360, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. skagit360

    skagit360 mount vernon, WA New Member

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    Anyone know of a good area in Skagit county where i can target practice all i need is around 200 feet, to zero in my rifle and eotech. And does anyone know of a good instructer in the area, or willing to teach the basics of a rifle to me i am a new to guns and need instruction.:)

    I would prefer a non range shooting place
  2. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    Old Skagit Gun Club? Burlington, I think?
  3. netsecsys

    netsecsys near: Bellingham, WA Active Member

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    Plantation is right up I-5 in South Whatcom County (It is county run btw). Good folks there and not too expensive. Rifle range out to 300yrds. Indoor/outdoor pistol/rimfire range. I think that they have classes as well. Check out their website:

    Plantation Rifle Range, Whatcom County Washington

    In regards to learning to shoot, I highly recommend checking out the Appleseed Project. I would go myself but it is too far for me and my truck to go ;) Check it out:

    Appleseed - Why Should I Come?

    Good luck!

    - Netsecsys
    Semper Fi
  4. gehrheart

    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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    There are some spots on Hwy 9 that people use.

    If you go up-river a ways you can find a few more. When I get a little time I'll see if I can post GPS cord.

    Skagit pretty much sucks for shooting.

    Check our Norpoint for formal instruction. They are in Arlington.
  5. a58chevy

    a58chevy Mount Vernon, Wa New Member

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    My grandpa used to take me shooting up on "coyote ridge" between Mount Vernon and Lake McMurray right off hwy 9. I was thinking about checking that place out again...... I don't know if it is still and ok place to shoot. Been gone from shooting for about 7 years.
  6. jcw

    jcw Washington Member

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    Greenes over on Whidbey is o.k. most times. A couple of places off the south skagit highway. Finney Creek is good make sure you are on forest svc. not private land. Access is past Day Creek. Pick up a forest service map and a road use map at forest svc. office in Sedro-Wooley. Getting harder to find public land in reasonable driving distance from MV.