WHAT A VIEW: The Biggenden Pistol Club range sits under the picturesque setting of Mt Walsh.
WHAT A VIEW: The Biggenden Pistol Club range sits under the picturesque setting of Mt Walsh.

Club on target: Members travel across Wide Bay

BIGGENDEN Pistol Club is still growing strong and maintaining its membership of 50.

Secretary Tony Elliott said the club attracted members from Tin Can Bay, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Childers and Gin Gin.

Members meet twice monthly and recently introduced a Tuesday shoot which attracted eight to 10 shooters.

Biggenden Pistol Club president Neale Pearson with secretary Tony Elliott at Sunnday's competition.
Biggenden Pistol Club president Neale Pearson with secretary Tony Elliott at Sunnday's competition.

“This is another opportunity for people to get a shoot in if they are working on a weekend,” Elliot said.

Smoke haze and warm conditions didn’t deter anyone from Sunday’s shoot.

Scores:Rimfire, rapid fire, H Fong (bench assist, red dot) 595, M Allison (bench assist) 586, C Jen (bench assist) 554, P Page (vis) (bench assist) 543, B Page (bench assist, red dot) 526, B Scheuber (bench assist) 387, G Freeman 529, T Elliott 526, C Scheuber 500, R Seymour 499, T Long 489, R Nichol 484, C Mountford 452, R Dawson 477, P Raffels 108.

Centrefire, metallic: C Jen (bench assist) 38, J Walk (bench assist) 37, H Fong (bench assist) 34, M Allison (bench assist) 15, T Elliott 35, T Long 27, R Nichol 26, R Dawson 24, C Scheuber 15, G Freeman 12, J Mountford 11, R Seymour 10.

At Sunday's pistol shooting at Biggenden were Gavin Freeman, John Walk and Raymond Nichol.
At Sunday's pistol shooting at Biggenden were Gavin Freeman, John Walk and Raymond Nichol.

The next Sunday shoot on December 8 will be a standard match for both the rimfire and centrefire. A Tuesday shoot will be held on December 3.


Monto man bitten by snake, rushed to hospital

Premium Content Monto man bitten by snake, rushed to hospital

Paramedics rushed a Monto man to hospital after he sustained a snake bite to the...

WITHDRAWN: Council backflips on BP Dam water park plans

Premium Content WITHDRAWN: Council backflips on BP Dam water park plans

Plans for the proposed BP Dam water park have dried up as early assessments reveal...

BARGAINS: The cheapest homes for sale in Kingaroy

Premium Content BARGAINS: The cheapest homes for sale in Kingaroy

Tired of struggling to find a rental property? Maybe it’s time to take the dive...