By Sam Hoober, Alien Gear Holsters
Some states have a generous supply of public lands. Others do not. Now, those states with ample public land allow target shooting on some of it.
If you’re a total newbie shooter and wondering where to go, public land can be an option. The beauty parlor of course is that they’re a heck of a lot cheaper than joining a gun club or a private range and gun shop. Better yet, some are free!
Now, if you happen to live in a part of these United States that has little or no public land, it’s to the private range with you and we hope that the RSO isn’t a complete tool.
NOBODY IS SURPRISED YOUR WIFE LEFT YOU, KEVIN. But one digresses.
Anyhow, if you do live in a state with generous or at least some public land that’s available for target shooting, here are a few things to know.
First, some areas are basically just wild places where target shooting is allowed and some areas actually have public ranges.
Typically, the latter will involve a use fee or membership fees, which goes toward the maintenance and upkeep of the range