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


Upcoming & Regular Events
(See bottom of page for link to events of the recent past.)


  • Hunter Education Course
    • Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 11 & 12 Sept 2021
                (Students must attend both days)
    • Times: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: PLSC Clubhouse and ranges
               (3.4 miles west of Chassell on the Chassell-Painesdale Rd)
    • See the 2021 Hunter Education Announcement - pdf for information about pre-registration, cost, age limits, class size limits, waiting lists, what students should bring, etc.
    • Note: The class is filled to capacity as of the date of posting this event on the PLSC web site. The waiting list is also filling rapidly.
    • For further information, contact Ed Glowacki at 906-231-6004. (Call between 9am-9pm.)
     >Notice: For the duration of Hunter Ed class sessions (8:30 am to 4:30 pm), all PLSC shooting ranges will be closed to unscheduled and uncoordinated use.


  • 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 annual members and for life members. A membership card and gate lock combination will be issued only after timely completion of a session.
        Some sessions may be listed 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).


Regular Events
  • Twice-Weekly Shotgun Five-Stand Shooting
    The five-stand shooting facility is accessible and functional for the 2021 summer season.
    The regular summer schedule for 5-Stand shotgun:
        6:00 PM Wednesdays
        1:00 PM Sundays
    Location: 5-Stand Facility at PLSC grounds.
    Cost: $5 per round of 25 clay targets. There is a surcharge for non-members.
    For information contact John DePuydt.(Club contact information page ). Also review the Clay Range Rules included in the list of PLSC Range Rules.
    Activities will be discontinued about mid-September.


  • Weekly Practical Pistol Shooting (IDPA)
    Practice sessions for practical pistol shooting have been suspended for the season. They will resume in the spring when the ranges become accessible and usable. For further information contact Scott Gruenberg. (Club contact information)

PLSC Events of the Recent Past

In addition to the activities scheduled above, the Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club has organized and sponsored a variety of activities throughout the year during the last few months. The list of activities on the linked page is provided as information for members, prospective members, and others interested in PLSC activities.
Link to List


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