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Maine Gun Range: What’s in Your Bag?

Chris Lee

Pictured: Camp Katahdin visitors taking advantage of our private shooting range.

If you’re going to spend some time on the Maine gun range, you want to make sure you have all the gear you need.

Aside from the guns and ammo you’ll be shooting, you might also want to pack a couple socks, a tablecloth, a Tupperware dish, and some markers.


Stay with me…you’ll see what I mean.

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Topics: Sport Shooting, shooting, maine shooting range

Maine Shooting Range: 7 Tips for Breaking More Clays

Natalie Roberts


Pictured: guests at Camp Katahdin's private shooting range in Patten, Maine


The clay birds launch, zipping away at an angle like a disk shaped quail fleeing for its life. You swing and fire and the bird glides away unscathed. Again.


As simple as it looks, busting clays with any regularity is not a simple task. So the next time you find yourself at the Maine shooting range, follow these tips to improve your scores and make your buddies regret betting against you.

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Topics: Sport Shooting, shooting

What I Learned from my Defensive Shooting Course

Chris Lee

Tap, rack, and shooting from the hip – what I learned from my defensive shooting course.

My wife’s uncle is an ex-FBI firearms instructor. He and some colleagues teach an intensive self-defense course that I couldn’t help but sign up the first opportunity I had to take it. While I learned a ton from the course, I thought I’d share a couple of the lessons I still practice pretty regularly.

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Topics: guns, shooting

Maine Shooting Range: The Fundamentals

Chris Lee


Here’s how to outshoot your buddies the next time you’re shooting handguns at your local Maine shooting range.  Really, this is just fundamentals. But learned properly, there’s no reason you can’t be a top-notch shooter.

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Topics: shooting classes in maine, shooting