2019 Rocky Mountain Vintagers’ Calendar of Events 


THE HIGH LONESOME RANCH – Event takes place on January 27th – 28th at De Beque, Colorado. This is a “Bucket List” Event that was announced last August. Spots for 16 hunters @ $579.00 each, non-hunters $331.00 each. The event was sold out by September! We will try and do this annually, if there is interest. 


THE BLUFFS PHEASANT HUNT - The Bluffs. Sunday, February 24th. 16-20 Hunters @ $225.00+gratuity. Arrive @ 11:45-12:00, noon lunch, 1:00 p.m. clays warmup; 1:30-4:30 p.m. hunt The Bluffs, Cocktails @ 5:00 p.m., light snacks. Awesome day! Joe Hicks, Master of the Hunt, joehicksdenver@gmail.com or contact Bob Nikkel, renikkel@Q.com to make reservations. 


SAINT PATRICK’S DAY TRAP SHOOT at Cherry Creek Family Shooting Center, Sunday, March 17th Vintage Single Barrel or Side–by–Side Event and Two-man Doubles Event (4 shots to get 2 targets). 20 chances for $5 white clays! Noon arrival: BYO hot drinks ☕️ and snacks! Saint Pat’s Après Social will be at Emerald Isle. 


RMV Double Gun BOOT CAMP at Kiowa Creek Sporting Club. 5-Stand or Sporting Clays Course with Shooting Instructors: Cynthia & Jon Kruger. Sunday, April 14th, 10:00 a.m. Chalk-talk, Lunch, Shooting starts at 1:15 p.m. Bob Nikkel, renikkel@Q.com 


May 18th-19th, COLORADO GUN COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION 54th Annual Gun Show, DENVER. This is a two-day event at the Merchandise Mart; Colorado’s largest Gun Show. Support your Vintagers! 


NRA Whittington Center, Raton, New Mexico June 7th – 9th, Multiple events: Vintage Trap, Crazy Skeet, Sporting Clays and Argentine Clays, Double Rifles, Pistols and steak dinner. B.Y.O.🍸 cigars, single malt & the like. Don’t miss 2019! Reservations: Mark_Gruber@comcast.net or Bob Nikkel renikkel@Q.com 


4th of July 🇺🇸 “Cast and Blast” at Spur, is back for 2019! Elk Hollow is being rebuilt, so details on lodging will follow as we get news from Spur Outfitters. Don’t call them! Just sign-up with RMV for the time being. Currently the dates are July 4th through the 7th; more info to follow. Bob Nikkel renikkel@Q.com 

August Events

Saturday, August 10th, Ellis’ Elephant Hunt🐘 (Highway 14 east of Fort Collins) – Always the second Saturday in August.

Sunday, August 25th, “Get Ready for Doves & Small Bore Event” at Silver Creek; Master of the Hunt: Rob Anderson

October Events

Sunday, October 6th, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. – Rocky Mountain Vintagers Board Meeting and 2020 Planning Session at Colorado Clays  – all members are welcome to attend

Sunday, October 20th, at The Bluffs “DRIVEN PHEASANTS AND WALK-UP HUNT” – This is going to be a very special event. One for the Bucket List! 10 Pegs and 20 Shooter/Loader Teams for the driven portion of the event; walk-up hunts in the p.m. after lunch. Details to follow; Estimated @ $1,000.00 per person!