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Ankeny Ikes

by Scott Arnburg at 11:00 AM
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With the weather forecast to be in the 50’s this weekend, what better way to bring in the new year than a few rounds of 5-Stand? That’s right, the weather will be great, and we’ve been itching to try out the new throwers that were purchased this Fall! In addition to our regular throwers, we now have a battue, midi, wobble, and rabbit throwers - making the Ankeny Ikes one the premiere 5-stand ranges in central Iowa. We’ll have 7 throwers in operation that will certainly test and improve your shooting skills.

WHO: Shotgunners (members and non-members)
WHAT: Open 5-Stand
WHERE: Ankeny Izaak Walton League
WHEN: Saturday, January 5th from 10:00 – 2:00
COST: $5.00 per round

Everyone needs some range therapy after the holidays! We hope to see you there!

Kevin Eppens
Board Member
by Scott Arnburg at 4:48 PM
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The trap committee has cancelled open trap tonight, 10/9/2018.
by Scott Arnburg at 11:51 AM
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The Ankeny Ikes, Dragoon Trail Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, is hosting the next Open 5-Stand event this Saturday, September 15th, from 9:00 – 2:00.

Cost is $5.00 per round.

The last event produced some high scores despite the wet conditions, and the elusive perfect 25 score was finally achieved! We’ll try to add a couple new twists in the set-up for each event, in order to challenge and improve your shooting skills.

Other Open 5-Stand events are scheduled for the following dates:
September 29
October 13
October 27

We hope to see you there!

Kevin Eppens
by Scott Arnburg at 11:57 AM
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We had another very successful day at the Ikes 5-stand event this past weekend! 53 shooters tried out their skill on the challenging range, but the elusive 25 out of 25 has yet to be shot. Hats off to Steve Odson for scoring the highest, and setting the range record with a score of 24 out of 25! (Of course, it was the very last target he missed)!

The next scheduled open 5-stand event is scheduled for Saturday, August 18, from 9:00 – 2:00. We have the range reserved for open 5-stand every other Saturday through the end of October, but this is dependent upon participant turnout, weather, and other unforeseen events. Keep your eye on the Ikes calendar for any changes. http://www.ankenyikes.org/pages/google_calendar/ Look forward to different range set ups, target patterns, and sequences in the future. We’ll try to put a different twist into the range each time to challenge your skill and to improve your shooting. Help spread the word to others who may be...