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PO Box 56
Chassell, MI 49916


Upcoming & Regular Events   (See below for events of the recent past.)

  • Personal Protection in the Home - NRA Course
      View the Course Announcement - Printable Flyer
    • Dates:   Friday & Saturday, Sept 22 & 23, 2017
    • Times:  Friday, 6 - 9 pm
                  Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm
    • Location: PLSC Clubhouse and ranges. (Go to PLSC location web page .)
          Note: The map on the NRA Registration Page (see below) is incorrect.
    • Description:
      Completion of this course will satisfy the Michigan training requirement for applying for a Concealed Pistol License (CPL). We have a team of instructors working together to help you develop your handgun skills, learn about self defense and the law, and teach you how to enhance your safety while in and around your home.
    • Registration: Persons taking the course must register through the the NRA Training web page for this course.
          Go to NRA registration web page for PLSC course.
    • Information: The NRA web page provides specific and detailed information about fees, fee payment procedures, contact information, etc.
    • Registration limits: The course is limited to the first 20 registrants.
    • What to bring with you:
      • Your personal protection handgun if you have one along with 100 rounds ammunition. We have a couple of loaner pistols if you do not have an appropriate handgun.
      • Safety glasses and hearing plugs or muffs.
      • A lunch for Saturday. Bottled water and a limited selection of sodas are available at the club.
    • Note: The course is being offered as a fund-raising activity to benefit the Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club.


Regular Events
  • Twice-Weekly Shotgun Five-Stand Shooting
    Five-stand shooting activities begin in the spring as soon as the facility is accessible and functional. Activities are discontinued about mid-September.
    The regular summer schedule for 5-stand shotgun:
        6 PM Wednesdays
        1 PM Sundays
    Location: 5-Stand Facility at PLSC grounds.
    Cost: $5 per round of 25 clay targets. Surcharge for non-members.
    For information contact John DePuydt.(Club contact information page )
    Also review club rules for 5-stand shooting (Club rules page.)

  • Weekly Practical Pistol Shooting (IDPA)
    Practice sessions for practical pistol shooting being in the spring as soon as the range is accessible. Activities on the club ranges are discontinued usually in September.
    The regular summer practice sessions for practical pistol shooting:
        6:30 PM Tuesdays
    Location: At the pistol pit range on the clubhouse grounds.
    Cost: $2 per evening. Surcharge for non-members.
    For further information contact Scott Gruenberg. (Club contact information)

  • Range Familiarization & Safety Sessions
        Attendance at a Range Familiarization & Safety Session is required for all new applicants for membership, and at least once every three years for all renewing club members (annual, student, life, senior). A membership card and gate lock combination will be issued only after timely completion of a session.
        Range Familiarization & Safety Sessions may be shown on the Club Calendar. If an individual cannot attend a scheduled session, convenient times may usually be arranged by contacting the Club Secretary. (Club contact information).


PLSC Events of the Recent Past
  • Recent Activities

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    The Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club organizes and sponsors a variety of activities throughout the year. This is a list of some events occurring during the last few months. It is provided as information for members, prospective members, and others interested in PLSC activities.

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