Volunteer Cassidy Chupa gives Kathy Mason a lesson in firing a long-range rifle during the Ladies Only Shoot Sept. 15.

Volunteer Cassidy Chupa gives Kathy Mason a lesson in firing a long-range rifle during the Ladies Only Shoot Sept. 15.

Ladies Only Shoot hits the mark

The Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association hosted its second-ever Ladies Only Shoot Sept. 15 at the Bond Lake Road Rod and Gun Club.

The Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association hosted its second-ever Ladies Only Shoot Sept. 15 at the Bond Lake Road Rod and Gun Club with an overwhelming response.

WLSA director Caroline Chupa said an “overfull” contingent of 34 ladies signed up for the day, which began with standard safety procedure and shifted to the firing and learning about hand guns, revolvers, long-range hunting rifles, .22s, archery, assault rifles and shot guns.

“This group of ladies was awesome,” Chupa said. “There were maybe eight in the group who had shot before and the rest this was their first time.”

Chupa added the day wouldn’t have been possible without the help of several WLSA members who volunteered their time to make sure the day went smoothly.

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