Rockdale Rod and Gun Club

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Rockdale Rod and Gun Club is an active group of conservationists supporting the Shooting Sports and our hunting heritage for over 50 years.Closing Quote

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Thanks to our dedicated members, we are one of the leading providers of Hunter, Bowhunter and NRA Pistol Education in Central New York.Closing Quote







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    GOAL works hard to restore and protect our Second Amendment rights.  The programs sponsored and developed by Gun Owners’ Action League are supported by competitors, sportsmen, recreational shooters and law enforcement throughout the state.


    Three Position CMPMatches at Rockdale

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    • Take a youngster hunting. Details are at the DEC Website.

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    This is your Club!!

    Feel free to provide feedback or suggestions to any Club officer.



Our annual member appreciation Day will be held on July 1st featuring Al's infamous slow cooked pork, burgers, hot dogs and cold beverages.

Please bring a dish to pass, shooting implements, lawn chairs and a cheery disposition.

We'll be shooting trap until about 2pm with dinner around 5pm.  After dark shenanigans, weather permitting. 

TO:  All Rockdale Rod and Gun Club Members
DATE: September 12, 2017

It with great sadness and profound loss that we must report the passing of our good friend and dedicated leader, Tracy Bowker. Tracy's dedication to and selfless work on the behalf of the Club will be sorely missed.  There will be a celebration of Tracy's life this Saturday, September 16, from 1-5at the Sidney Moose Lodge, East Main St. Sidney.  

The Club has a new mailing address for those of you wishing to mail your membership renewals and/or raffle tickets in. Please use:

Rockdale Rod and Gun Club
 P.O. Box 128
 Guilford, N.Y. 13780

September 16th is our Hunters Safety Course, followed by our Bow Hunters course on September 17th. 

Please Note:  As of September 30, Membership Dues for 2016-17 are Due!  Dues will remain at $50.00 for resident members.  Dues and Raffle Tickets can be given to any Club Officer/Director, or can be mailed to the Club:  Rockdale Rod and Gun Club, P.O. Box 128, Guilford, N.Y. 13780

October brings us to weekly pistol and sporter rifle competition.  We continue with our monthly trap shoots combined with a pistol/ 1200 shoot starting on October 8th.  The monthly Club Meeting will be held on the 18th, its also election of Club Officers, come out and vote.  And finally in October is our big Bow Hunters Weekend the 21st and 22nd, a great time for all.

November brings us Big Game Hunting, we all look forward to this time of the year.

Finally in December, on the 9th we have DMP Day, a fun day for all, with food and exercise for all.  Don’t forget about December 20st our annual Christmas Party, great food, drink and fun for all.

Sunday Trap Shoots are the 2nd Sunday of the month  year round with the exception of the month of December.

We are constantly making upgrades to YOUR Club.  A great  amount of work and upgrades are being done to both the outdoor and indoor ranges.  We now have shooting benches for the outdoor range and a new concrete slab, great for sighting in your firearm.

NOTE:  Consult the clubs website for any possible

 The club can always use help with all of the events we have scheduled.  I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the success of the club depends on the participation of its members.  Have a great Fall and Winter.



Thanks for your Support
Tom Hoyt  (shamelessly plagiarized modified and cauterized by R. Braun)


NYS 2013 Gun Control Legislation


Some links regarding the new gun ban rushed through the NYS Sausage grinder.

Summary from Senator Seward's Office

Full Text of Bill from Senator Seward's Office

Petition to Repeal and Replace by Senator Marchione

Ruger's Take Action Site...Contact your Government!

Join the Second Amendment Foundation

Join or Renew your NRA Membership

FAQ from Prince Andrews Office

Message from Midway regarding extended Magazine deadline

Shoot more, shoot more often!



2012 Deer Harvest Report

Download available here.






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