Reps. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) will be holding a free Sportsmen’s Expo on April 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Hall on Sylvan Drive in Washington.

The event will include vendors from throughout southwestern Pennsylvania showcasing sportsmen’s activities and ways to become more active in the outdoors this summer. Information will be provided about local hiking, biking, hunting, camping and fishing opportunities. In addition, the event will include educational talks, demonstrations and hands-on activities. State agencies and the two legislative offices also will be providing hunting regulations, laws and other important information.

Keystone Coonhunters Club will hold a meat shoot April 28. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and shoot begins at noon. For additional information or questions, contact Bill at 724-825-5418.

Hunting Hills Hawkeyes Association will host a sporting clays shoot 1 p.m. April 27 at Hunting Hills Shooting Preserve in Dilliner. There are still spots available for teams and station sponsors. For more information call 724-710-8355 or e-mail: All proceeds benefit the Hunting Hills Hawkeyes Association.

Greater Washington County Food Bank will host a clay shoot April 27 at Split Rail Sporting Clays in Claysville. There are still spots for teams and station sponsors. For more information, call 724-632-2190 or email All proceeds from the event benefit the Greater Washington County Food Bank.

Marianna Field & Stream Club has set its schedule of open-to-the-public shoots for 2019. They include shotgun shoots Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and 24; a .22 rifle shoot April 28, rifle shoots Sept. 15 and 29, Oct. 13; and a Deer Rifle Shoot With Larry on Nov. 3. All shoots begin at 1 p.m. except Nov. 3, which begins at 11 a.m. For information about the shotgun shoots, call Bud at 724-377-0291 or Dan at 724-413-1203.

A Pennsylvania Game Commission Hunter Safety Course will be offered April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Harvey’s Grange near Graysville. The course is required for first-time hunters. Lunch and snacks will be provided by the grange. To preregister, visit

Mingo Rod & Gun Club meetings are held the third Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. Shooting ranges are available Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. until sunset and Sundays from 10 a.m. until sunset. Improved walking archery range is also available at the above times. For details, call 724-348-6622 or visit

Claysville Sportsmen’s Club trap range is open to the public at 7 p.m. Monday. There is an extra range for practice. For information, call 724-663-5894.

Library Sportsmen’s Association’s 5-Stand Range is open to the public Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., and the Trap Range is open to the public Thursdays at 6 p.m. The club is at 6312 Rt. 88. For more information, go to

McDonald Sportsmen’s Association trap and skeet ranges are open to the public Thursdays from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. year round. For details, call 724-796-2271.

Golden Pheasant Sportsman Club’s trap range is open to the public at 6 p.m. Tuesday. For information, call 724-222-4739.

Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club holds shoots throughout the week. For information, visit

Canonsburg Sportsmen Club’s trap range is open to the public at 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Indoor archery every Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m. Open to the public. Annual Rabbit Hunt Feb 16. Contact Bill Brooks for more information. 724-941-8321.

Rostraver Sportsmen & Conservation Association offers practice trap, pistol, special and 3-D shoots on a regular basis. For a full events schedule, call 724-872-4399.

Ellsworth Sportsmen’s Club’s trap range is open at 6:30 p.m. Fridays. The club and kitchen open. Public is welcome. Cost is $4 per round; shells available for purchase. Visit for more information. For details, call 724-945-5275.

Stringtown Sportsmen’s Club will hold trap practice at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. For information, call 724-627-6824.

Hunter education course listings are available online. For a complete listing of or to register for a hunter-trapper education course, visit

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