The 2018 WV State Shoot Results

Fred Dague and Alec Sauble Perfect for Singles and Doubles Titles; Scott Ross Claims Second Handicap Championship; Cameron Bailey Repeats as HAA & HOA Champion.

West Virginians at the Virginia State Shoot

We have been at the Virginia State Shoot since Wednesday and Cameron Bailey has won two events outright. Cameron was the only 100 in Event 1 and repeated the feat in Event 6 along with six others where we’re waiting the outcome of today Championship Singles. Breaking 97 in Event 5 handicap winning by a margin of 2.

West Virginians at the Ohio State Shoot

  This years shoot was wetter than normal and down slightly by 6% no doubt due to weather. However a total of 30 West Virginia shooters and seven trophied, Sandra Spencer a 4 time repeat winner. Below are the event and scores well done Mountaineers!


                    OPEN LADY2 WINNER SANDRA F SPENCER 97


West Virginians at the Tennessee & Pennsylvania State Shoots

Mark Isner and Doug Damron have trophied in the Tennessee State Shoot Mark has won two trophies  so far Event 3 Doubles breaking a 98 to claim NR Sub Vet and Event 6 Doubles Class Championship NR Sub Vet breaking 94 and Doug Damron breaking 96 in the same event  for NR Sr Vet.

Results from the 13th Annual WV Hall Of Fame Shoot in Moundsville

This year the weekend was iffy at best but it never rains on the trap range was right this year it rained at night, in the morning, even after the shoot offs, at one point it rained on one side of the building and not the other. Regardless in was a fine weekend had by all.

WV Shooters at the Buckeye

   Several WV shooters shot well at the 2018 Buckeye Shoot at Marengo last week. First to trophy was Sandra Spencer Lady 2 winner in Event 1 next was Chuck Jackson Class B Runner up in Event 5 Comfort Inn Singles, it was reported that the POI on Chuck’s gun was raised by his coaches and is currently “pretty high”, must be working. In Event 6 Quality / Comfort Inn Handicap Robert Harden was Sub Veteran winner with a 98. All American Cameron Bailey missed his last target for a 97 in Event 9 David Shaeffer Class Doubles to win Class AAA Runner up.

Isner and Bailey Clean Up!

Mark Isner contested the South Carolina State Shoot last week, he shot twelve events and won fourteen trophies pretty much a clean sweep. The only downside was it rained nearly every time he walked on the field. Starting Wednesday with EVENT 1 the FRANK FOSTER SINGLES Mark dropped one on the first field and ran the rest for a 99 to win NR Sub Vet. Mark and one other topped the field in EVENT 2 the USA VETERANS HANDICAP with 92’s and already drown they decided to flip and Isner was NR Sub Vet Champion and was punched one yard.

Come Join Us at The 13th Annual WV Hall Of Fame Shoot in Moundsville


   All roads lead to Marshall County Hunting & Fishing Club in Moundsville WV for the 13th running of the WV Hall Of Fame Shoot June 9th and 10th 2018. Saturday's events include the Singles Championship named for 1997 WVATA Hall of Fame inductee Seybert Cambell and the Preliminary Handicap named for 1996 WVATA Hall of Fame inductee Eloise Tustin.

West Virginians Score at the Mike Seitz Memorial Shoot


Four West Virginians trophied during the 2018 Mike Seitz Memorial Shoot held at Hog Heaven in White Pine, Tennessee, April 18 thru April 22 2018. Mark Isner, Doug Damron, Conley Linkous and James Hill. During Thursday’s Singles Event Mark and Doug tied for Class A with scores of 94 after a one round shoot off Isner emerged Class A Champion. James Hill won Class B outright with a 94. Thursday’s Handicap event Hill broke a 93 just one shy of the top score to claim 18-21 yard Champion.

Wintertime News, baby it's cold outside!

Some wintertime news perused from this month’s Trap & Field.

WVATA President, Scott Ross and Fred Dague made the trip to Tucson, AZ for the Autumn Grand and both brought back some hardware.

The Couple That Trapshoots Together Stays Together




                   The Couple That Trapshoots Together Stays Together

Cameron Bailey Makes the ATA All American Mens Team!!

    In the short time Slanesville, (near Paw Paw) WV, resident Cameron Bailey, has been shooting he has amassed quite the resume. Cameron began his shooting career in 2012 breaking his first 100 straight after shooting singles only ten times. During the WV State Shoot in 2012, he broke the first 100 in the Singles Championship, then dropping two birds on the first field of the second hundred ran the rest for a 198 winning B Class.

Jack Gandee Tops 100,000 in Handicap

   Jack Gandee registered his 100,000th target in Handicap on 8/12/2017 at Tyler Rod and Gun Club. Jack, an important player in WV trapshooting, has been absent much of the time at shoots in the last five years only registering around a 1000 targets a year while electing instead to participate in area Gun Shows where he buys, sells and trades. This puts Jack just shy of a quarter millon registered targets. Yes Jack, that's a hint to break that mark too.

Cameron Bailey Trapshooting Secret Exposed!!

It's no secret that Cameron Bailey is a Champion Trapshooter, but how does he do it! I found out by spending a little time with Cameron. I mean it's so simple I can't believe it's that simple. I'm skeptical but the way I've shot this year I'll try anything.
It's so bizarre that I can't tell you right now because I want to see if it works for me!
Stay Tuned!!! I'll let you know regardless!!

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