Tag Archives: Trap

A gun’s got to fit if you want to hit

It took me far too long, but I finally figured out one of the reasons I can’t seem to get better at the trap range. There may be other problems, like a total lack of natural ability, but I can’t … Continue reading

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Another season of utter humiliation

I don’t know what came over me, but I agreed to shoot with my good friend Helen on her trap team again this season. I could have done something less humiliating, like dance naked on the busiest intersection in Casper … Continue reading

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New house should improve my trapshooting

My wife and I finally found a new house with some acreage, and that can only help my trapshooting. I plan to break out the old spring-loaded thrower and start flinging clays for myself as soon as we move in. … Continue reading

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More humiliation at the trap range

I went to the trap club to get a little practice without a bunch of people around to see me make a fool of myself, but I got there during a registered shoot. Not only were there more people than … Continue reading

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Weather creates unfair conditions for trap shooting

I’m a terrible trap shooter on a good day, but we haven’t had any good days yet this trap season. Every trap night has come with wind, snow, rain, or some combination. Listen to today’s show to find out how … Continue reading

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A little unexpected help from the wind

I may never be a world-class trap shooter, but I jumped up in the rankings Wednesday night. It wasn’t because I shot like a pro, though I did get one of my best scores of the season. The reason I … Continue reading

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Trap rule #1: Don’t think — just shoot

Shooting trap can be extremely frustrating. You’re bound to miss sooner or later (sooner, in my case), and when you do, you start thinking about what you did wrong. That just leads to more misses. But now I have a … Continue reading

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