BENCH REST SHOOTER Frank Meyers, of Placerville, fires his Golden Action Rifle through the Chronogrph, which measures the velosity andflight path of the bullet. The Chronograph is also used to test reloaded rounds. Photos by Jodie Fisher
THE ONLY FEMALE trap shooter on the range Sunday was Pat Carsten of Placerville. She hauls her ammunition and other shotguns to and from the El Dorado Rod & Gun Club in the back of her pickup truck. She enjoys her hobby with her husband and stated, "I have been a member forever."
TIM LOMBARDI, of San Andreas, fires his Browning Citoria XT over/under at a clay pigeon in the distance. Lombardi has been a member of the club for two years.
DAVE TROTTEN, a retired district attorney investigator for the Sheriff's Office, of Placerville, collects his paper targets on the 100-yard rifle range.
ROB CHARNY, president of the El Dorado Rod & Gun Club demonstrates at the house structure how to effectively "clear a room." The structure is used often by the El Dorado County Sheriff's Department for tactical training purposes.