PLS logo 18854E Chassell-Painesdale Road
PO Box 56
Chassell, MI 49916


Upcoming Events

  • 30 April 2018, Monday
    End of 2017-18 PLSC annual membership year - Details on Events Page.

  • 1 May 2018, Tuesday
    Start of 2018-19 PLSC annual membership year - Details on Events Page.

  • 12 May 2018, Saturday
    Range Familiarization & Safety Session - 9 to 10 AM. See Events Page for details.

  • 12 May 2018, Saturday
    Work Bee - 10 AM to 4 PM. See Event Page for details.

  • 12 May 2018, Saturday
    Partial Range Closure - 9 AM to 4 PM. Ranges will be closed for the Work Bee.

  • ??? May 2018, Sunday or Wednesday, date to be determined
    To Be Resumed: Twice-Weekly 5-Stand Shotgun Shooting
    1 PM Sunday or 6 PM Wednesday. - Watch here for announcement.

  • ??? May 2018, Tuesday, date to be determined
    To Be Resumed: Practical Pistol Shooting (IDPA)
    6:30 PM Tuesday. - Watch here for announcement.

  • 19 May 2018, Saturday
    Range Familiarization & Safety Session - 9:00 to 10:00 AM. See Events Page for details.

  • 21 June 2018, Thursday
    Members' Quarterly Meeting, Cookout, & Shotgunning - 5:30 pm. See Events Page for details.

  • 21 June 2018, Thursday
    Partial Range Closure - Some ranges may be closed during the Members Quarterly Meeting & Cookout

  • 8-9 September 2018, Saturday & Sunday
    Hunter Safety Course - See Events Page for details.

  • 8-9 September 2018, Saturday & Sunday
    Range Closure - All ranges will be closed for the duration of the Hunter Safety course.

  • 9 September 2018, Sunday
    Cancelation: Five-stand clay shooting - 1 pm - Regular Sunday session will be canceled because of the Hunter Safety Course.

  • 27 October 2018, Saturday
    Deer Rifle Sight-In Day -See Events Page for details.



Read: NRA Daily Notices



Regular Weekly Events

Practical Pistol Shooting (IDPA)
The summertime weekly Tuesday sessions have been suspended. See the Events Page for more information including contacts about possible off-season activity.

Shotgun Five-Stand Shooting
The regular Sunday and Wednesday sessions have been suspended for the season. For possible shooting, check with the contacts listed on the Events Page.


PLSC Announcements

Club Driveway and Vehicle Access to Ranges
At the end of April 2018, the driveway is still covered with snow and the problems with the faulty spreading of gravel in Fall 2017 have not been resolved.
  The opening of the driveway will be announced here and perhaps by email to club members when it happens.

Membership
If you are not a club member and wish to join, see the Membership Page. If you were a member last year and did not receive information about renewing your membership, you should contact the club secretary, (Club contact information.)

Dues Increase for 2018-19
Annual club dues will be higher for the 2018-19 membrship year. Regular annual memberships will increase to $80. Senior and student memberships will increase to $40.

Range Familiarization & Safety Sessions
All club members (annual, student, life, senior) are required to attend a Range Familiarization & Safety Session at least once every three years. A membership card and gate lock combination will not be issued until timely completion of a session.
  Range Familiarization & Safety Sessions may be shown above on the list of Upcoming Events, and on the Club Calendar. If you cannot attend a scheduled session, convenient times can ususally be arranged by contacting the Club Secretary. (Club contact information).

Clubhouse Closed for Winter
Nov 18, 2017 - From the PLSC Secretary:
The clubhouse has been fully winterized. With the water turned off and pipes drained, restrooms in the clubhouse are not usable. The door locks have had their combination changed, and the clubhouse will not be accesible until spring. Please contact the Club Secretary if you have questions. (Club contact information.)

Deck Construction
The deck for the north entrance of the clubhouse has been completed. Co-ordinated by Dallas Bates, the project began in September and was finished in time for use during Sight-in Day, November 11. Dallas and the volunteers should be thanked for their extended efforts. Here's a link to a document about the project: PLS Deck Project (pdf file).

Some photos of construction in progress:
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Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club on Facebook
A Facebook page has now been set up for the club. Here's a link to the page: PLSC on Facebook.  Please contact the Club Secretary with suggestions and constructive comments:(Club contact information).


Driveway entrance to club grounds, Winter 2017-18
Gate is completely hidden behind pile of plowed snow

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