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.

  • 16 May 2018, Wednesday
    Regular 5-Stand Shotgun Shooting resumes - 6:00 PM
    Seen Regular Event notice below.

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

  • 22 May 2018, Tuesday
    Practical Pistol Shooting (IDPA) resumes - 6:30 PM. Seen Regular Event notice below.

  • 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)
    Summertime weekly sessions take place on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. See the Events Page for more information.

  • Shotgun Five-Stand Shooting
    The twice-weekly shooting sessions are scheduled for Sundays at 1:00 PM and Wednesdays at 6:00 PM. Check the Events Page for further information.

PLSC Announcements

Club Driveway and Vehicle Access to Ranges
The driveway into the club grounds is now open to vehicle traffic. Be cautious near the damaged shoulder section, which is marked.
  The lock on the gate is currently set to the combination of the 2017-18 membership year. The combination will be reset soon to the number to be furnished with the 2018-19 membership cards.

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 Open
May 12, 2018 - The clubhouse has been reopened, with the combination to the door lock set to the new number for the 1018-19 membership year.
  Please contact the Club Secretary for more information. (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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(Thumbnail images are linked to larger images.)

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, Spring 2018

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