About the Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club
The Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club was organized more than sixty years
ago to encourage fellowship among local hunters and anglers. Club
facilities are located on its 80-acre property near the small town of
Chassell in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The purposes of the club are to foster good sportsmanship, to support
sound conservation practices consistent with proper wildlife
management, to provide a safe and convenient site for use of firearms,
to offer hunter safety instruction to the general public, to defend
the right of private ownership of firearms, and to promote responsible
legislation to these ends.
During the summer season, the club has regular weekly shooting
sessions for IDPA-sanctioned pistol, five-stand shotgun, and rifle
marksmanship. Annually the club sponsors hunter-safety courses, and a
The club property is gated, and the gate lock combination is furnished
to all members.
Interested individuals may apply for membership in the club. The
application process is described on the
membership web page.
A view of the club's 400-yard rifle range.
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