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High Volume Shoot - Bolivia 2019

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on June 4, 2019

I'm home from Bolivia. Gil and I had a great week seeing old friends, making new ones and instructing in the field on how to best take the dove and pigeon shots.  Everyone did their gun mount homework.  Slowing the birds down was big for most.  But there is always a but!  Since we had one student who had never been on a high-volume shoot, we took very good care to make sure that there was no damage to the should... Read more…

Kentucky, Colorado, Bolivia and Argentina!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 30, 2019

We went to a new club to us Jefferson County in Louisville, Ky.  The flight over was interesting.   As much as we travel we haven’t had the pilot come on the speaker and said due to the bad headwinds we needed to stop for fuel, so we stopped at a small airport and got fuel and got back on our way.   It put us 2 ½ hours late but we got there.  Jefferson County Gun Club was the name and we learned a lot about timi... Read more…

April - Frozen to Blustery!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on April 22, 2019

Gil and Brian got home from teaching the kids of SCTP in frozen butt Iowa and after my teaching the novice clinic and Easter coming up, we started a Coaching Hour on Wednesday but there was so much static after 15 minutes we decided no one could hear anything so we would do it on Thursday.  Everyone hung up but Dan Paxton and myself and the static was gone so Gil got back on the phone and told several people that... Read more…

19 Years at Camanche Hills!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on April 9, 2019

It’s been 19 years that we have been coming to Camanche Hills Sporting Clays in northern California, my how time has flown.  Next year we will have to have a party when our 20th year rolls around.  Some new students and some repeats but it seems like the problems are the same. In the first hour of each day we go through the animations and try to get everyone on the same page but it seems that it is so hard fo... Read more…

2019 Spring has Sprung - Back on the road again!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on March 25, 2019

We had two weeks of Advance School at the 74 Ranch and what a great two weeks it was. The biggest thing we worked on was having a pause before you call pull and the sequencing of your pre-shot routine.  It took everyone a little time to get their timing down on the pause but they realized that the pause before the calling pull actually helped clear their mind of the chatter and clutter and the voice of self d... Read more…