Turkey Shoot


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For close to 60 years, Nanaimo Fish and Game has been holding their popular Turkey Shoot.

And :  NO !   We do not shoot Turkeys.

There is fun for all with Skill Competitions and licensed Games of Chance, baked goods, hot concession,  lots of free parking and literally Tonnes of Turkeys, Hertel’s  Smoked Hams   and Bacon Slabs.     About 6 tonnes in fact


This two day event is held at the Fish and game Club on Nanaimo Lakes Rd,

49°07’39.8″N 123°58’49.8″W

49.127728, -123.980505

The fun starts at Saturday Dec 10 @ 9:00 AM, with several Skill Competitions.


The  $ 8  Trap events are fun to watch, and more fun to shoot.

The ever popular Bush Wacker , 5 Spot, and Annie Oakley,  test every skill level.

And along with the chance to bag a Turkey, you get bragging rights for a year.


On the PPC range, the exciting and challenging Texas Star Handgun event is also fun filled,

But  :   The better you shoot …. the harder it gets.  !!$%^&^&**&!!

Pistols and ammunition are provided, PAL not required. Cost is $ 5 per  round.

Come out and Have Some Fun.    (Let your “Dirty Harry” loose)


Over on the Rifle Range, the Juniors (17 and under) start the day with their popular

.22 LR  Bench Rest Squirrel Shoot at 20  yds.

Rifles and ammunition are supplied.  No License necessary.

Cost is $ 5 round.


After the Juniors have bagged their birds, it’s the adults turn with the

100 yd   Centre Fire Open sight,  Free Standing, Silhouette Elimination matches.

Also, on the Rifle Range, are the

200 yd.,   CF,  Any Sight, Free Standing Silhouette Elimination matches.

Cost for each event is $ 6 per round.



Come in from the cold, and take a chance for a Turkey with one of our Licenced Gaming events, enjoy the Hot Concession, browse the Baked goods on sale, pick up a book or a beautiful hand crafted gift for someone.


The ever popular Licenced Turkey Wheel and Hi – Lo games offer exciting action for the closet gamblers to have some fun,


On Sunday Dec 11,

the Archers hit the field early with Registration from 8 AM to 9 AM for a 9:15 start   on the 3-D Trail.

Entry Fee is $20 per adults, Juniors $10,  Cubs are free, and a family can shoot for $ 35.


The Rest of the day is the same as Saturday.

So come out. Have some fun, and maybe win a Turkey.

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