Calendar of events for 2018


POLAR BEAR PHEASANT HUNT? Yep, at The Bluffs. Sunday, January 27th. Twelve Hunters @ $125 + tips. Arrive at 11:45 – 12:00, noon lunch, 1:00 – 1:30 warm up on clays, 1:30 – 4:30 hunt the Bluffs, Cocktails at 5:00 p.m., light snacks. Awesome day! Reservations, call Joe Hicks, Master of the Hunt, or Bob Nikkel, 


Back again in 2018, “CHACO CLAYS & BILLY BIRDS” at Rocky Mountain Roosters (3 Fields x 4 each Hunters) 10:00 Clays practice; lunch and then hunting starts at 1:00 p.m. Make your Reservations early! $120; contact Master of the Hunt, Bill Midkiff, or Bob Nikkel, 


GRIZZLY BEAR TRAP SHOOT, Sunday, March 17th at Cherry Creek State Park.
(Protection 2-man Teams). Doubles Event: 2-man teams, 4 shots to get 2 targets. 20 chances for $5 white clays! Noon arrival: BYO hot drinks and snacks! Social will be at Emerald Isle Restaurant following the shoot. 


Sunday, April 15th, Colorado Clays, Crazy Tax-Day Skeet Shoot! O/Us, old Pumps, or your trusty side by side! This is a great and really fun event. BYO lunch at noon; Shoot at 1:00 p.m. Bob Nikkel, 


May 19th – 20th, COLORADO GUN COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION 53rd ANNUAL GUN SHOW, DENVER This is a 2-day event at the Merchandise Mart; Colorado’s largest Gun Show. Support your Vintagers! 


NRA Whittington Center, Raton, New Mexico June 8th – 10th, 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. 🍸Last year set record attendance! Don’t miss 2018! Reservations: Bob Nikkel or Mark Gruber: 


Fourth of July at Silver Spur “Cast and Blast” is cancelled for 2018! Elk Hollow Lodge is being rebuilt.

We can field a Vintagers’ Side x Side Squad for Spur’s 4-H Fund Raiser Shoot later in July. This event is a Calcutta, and it’s a hoot of a shoot! If you have interest please contact me, Bob Nikkel 

July 1st, Great Guns Sporting: 1911s, Clays and Tower Games; post shoot social at Huskies in Pierce. 🍺🍔


Saturday, August 11th, Ellis’ Elephant Hunt 🐘 (Highway 14 east of Fort Collins) – Always the 2nd Saturday in August 

Sunday, August 26th, “Game Fest & Small Bore Event”; Master of the Hunt: M. Sabbeth at  Longmeadow Game Resort, Clays Club & Event Center 8604 Morgan County Road 6, Wiggins, Colorado  80654 – Please RSVP to Bob Nikkel.


Sunday, September 2nd, DOVE HUNT at Longmeadow, Wiggins, Colorado; Twelve RMV hunters; clay shooting after the hunt; Master of the Hunt: to be determined


Sunday, October 7th, Colorado Clays, “Getting Ready for Wild Birds” Wobble Trap Team Games.