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WELCOME >>

 

East Monongahela Sportsmen's Club is a 100% NRA-enrolled, members-only club that promotes recreational shooting and fishing.

EMSC Members both young and old enjoy year-round shooting at an up-to-300 yard rifle range and at our multiple position pistol range. Our grounds also include a 3D Archery course, a Trap range and a stocked lake for Fishing. 

You can join or renew with the NRA by following this link.

CLUB IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN 2021 >>

 

Pistol Building:

A new french drain was installed around the building.

The building was gutted.

New insulation was installed.

The building was re-wired.

New paneling was installed.

The ceiling and the floor was painted.

New kitchen cabinets and a new countertop were installed.

New lighting was installed.

 

Pistol and Rifle Ranges:

Limestone bunkers were installed to aid in the summer monthly NRA Shoots, the annual Sportsman's Challenge, the weekly Pistol Shoots, and for lead reclamation.

A new video monitoring system was purchased and will be installed in the spring of 2022.

​Rifle Range:

Built a new gravel road going out to the target area so that access to the target area is easier for everyone.  This was paid for in part by a grant from the NRA.

 

Lake:

Re-built the benches so that there are nice places to sit when visiting the lake and for the annual Youth Fishing Day which is a family friendly favorite.  Continual maintenance of the lake to make sure that it is healthy.

Trap:

Purchased a new trap machine for the second trap house and another wireless trap release system to go along with it.

Attendance at the weekly Trap Shoots has grown making it a favorite event especially in the summer.

Future thoughts include a 5 stand.

​Archery:

Purchased new bag targets for the archery practice area.

Installed a shed closer to part of the 3-D archery course to store some of the 3-D archery targets making it easier for set up and take down of the life size animal targets for the summer monthly 3-D Archery events.

Grounds and Clubhouse:

Upgraded one John Deere tractor to make it a bit easier for the small group of club members who maintain all of the grounds in the summer.  Equipment maintenance is a continual challenge with some maintenance  happening during the winter months.

Year round routine maintenance and up-keep of the Clubhouse.

For 2022:

All of the Club Events mentioned above and in the below "EVENTS" list are usually performed by almost the same people every year.  We would appreciate more club members becoming more involved in these events and maintenance of the club.  If you are a club member wanting to get involved in an event or maintenance of the club you can always use the contact form on the Contact Page  to send a message.  We will get back to you as soon as possible.

EVENTS >>

 

Last Wednesday of each month - Monthly Member Meeting @ 7:30 PM.

 

Weekly 30yd Pistol shoot:

Weekly pin shoots are held on

Mondays at 6:30 PM year-round.

5 shots per station, 1 shot at a time.

(Please arrive a few minutes early to sign up.)

Open sight straight wall pistol cartridge 9mm to 44 Magnum is what is permitted for these shoots.

Steel pins are being used so 1,000 fps or less.

The cost to participate is $6.00.  $2.50 goes towards the evening prize, $2.50 goes to the club, and $1.00 goes to tip the pin setter.  It also features a .22 Shoot, 25 rounds at small silhouettes.  If there is a National Holiday on Monday (a lot of them are) then the pistol shoot is canceled.

These shoots are open to the public.

 

NRA Silhouette:

Every 3rd Saturday of each month starting on Saturday April 16, 2022 through Saturday September 17, 2022.  Anytime between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

These shoots are open to the public.

Thank you to everyone who helped with and participated in this years shoots!​

 

Weekly Trap Shoot:

Trap Shoots are on Thursday nights at 7:00 PM.

Trap Shoots are OPEN to the public.​

The cost is $4.00 per round that you participate in.

This is to help pay for the clay pigeons.

The Winter Trap League will start on Thursday November 3, 2022 at 7:00 PM.

Prizes to be awarded based on Lewis Class System.

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Trap Fun Shoot:

There was a Trap Fun Shoot on

Saturday September 10, 2022 at 4:00 PM.

Everyone had a great time and the food was excellent.

2022 Youth Fishing Day:

The 2022 Youth Fishing Day was a great success even with the wind and the rain trying to stop everyone from having a great time.  The rain stopped, the wind subsided, and everyone really enjoyed the day.  To see pictures from the day, please go to the Fishing page.

2022 Sportsman's Challenge:

The 4th Annual Sportsman's Challenge was held on

Saturday June 11, 2022.

The rain stayed away, the weather was nice, and everyone had a GREAT time.

Follow this link to the Sportsman's Challenge web page to see the scores and some pictures & videos from the event.

​3D Archery 2022 Schedule: 

SUNDAY: 

  • April 24, 2022

  • May 22, 2022

  • June 12, 2022

  • July 10, 2022

  • August 7, 2022

  • August 28, 2022

  • September 18, 2022

Thank you to everyone who helped with and participated in this years shoots!​

Registration is from 8:00 AM until Noon.

$10 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 11 through 17), 10 and under are free.

These shoots are open to the public.

ADDRESS >>

 

 

East Monongahela Sportsmen's Club

5717 Ella Hollow Road

Elizabeth, PA 15037

412-384-4747 (Not manned.)

 

 

Announcements:

We are seeking a current club member to take over the clubhouse/kitchen duties.  This would give you a FREE club membership for as long as you are performing this duty.  Any club member who is interested can follow this link to the contact page and let us know by filling out the form.

New Membership:

We are NOT accepting new members at this time.  Membership will open back up on March 1, 2023.

If you wish to be put on the new membership list for 2023, please contact us via the Contact Page.

Membership Renewals:

Please remember that EVERY YEAR starting in October it's membership renewal time!

It is YOUR responsibility to renew every year!

Renewal price information can be found HERE.

Renewal forms were sent out via e-mail on October 1, 2022.

If you did not receive the e-mail,

please check your spam folder!

If you still didn't receive it please contact us using this link.  There are renewal forms on the pistol and rifle ranges bulletin boards.  There is a mailbox on the left hand side of the clubhouse that is to be used for renewals only along with payment via check or money order.

NO CASH in the mailbox.

Thank you to the members who have already sent in their renewals.

Please remember that we only process renewals at the end of the month.

Please be patient for your check to clear.

Entrance Gate:

Spring and summer storms can disrupt electricity at the gate and the club in general.  The gate is on a different line from West Penn Power than the rest of the club.  Please listen for beeps and LED indication when you enter your gate number to let you know that the gate has electricity.

Please do not try to fix it yourself if you think that there is a problem with the gate.  There is a phone number posted at the gate to use for gate emergencies.

​And please remember to WAIT until the gate closes completely after entering and leaving through the gate.

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Range Sign In Sheets:

It has come to our attention that some members are not using the Sign in Sheets at the ranges.  Failure to do so will result in members being banned from the club.

Monthly Meetings:

The next members meeting will be

Wednesday November 30, 2022 at 7:30 PM.

You can pick up your membership cards at a monthly meeting or during a Trap Shoot.

If there is something that you would like to see the club do you can bring it up at one of these meetings.

Ideas are welcome.

Membership to the NRA:

It has come to our attention that some club members are NOT renewing their membership to the NRA.  If your membership to the NRA has expired, you will be receiving an email from us reminding you to rejoin.  Also, if your membership is set to expire in 2022 you will also be receiving a reminder email from us.

You can renew or join online by following this link.

From the EMSC application for membership:

"YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE NRA TO JOIN EMSC AND CONTINUE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NRA TO REMAIN IN GOOD STANDING AS A MEMBER OF EMSC."

Weekly Trap Shoot:

Trap Shoots are on Thursday nights at 7:00 PM.

Trap Shoots are open to the public.​

The cost is $4.00 per round that you participate in.

This is to help pay for the clay pigeons.

The Winter Trap League will start on

Thursday November 3, 2022 at 7:00 PM.

Prizes to be awarded based on Lewis Class System.

Weekly Pistol Shoot:

Weekly pin shoots are held on

Mondays at 6:30 PM year-round.

5 shots per station, 1 shot at a time.

(Please arrive a few minutes early to sign up.)

Open sight straight wall pistol cartridge 9mm to 44 Magnum is what is permitted for these shoots.

Steel pins are being used so 1,000 fps or less.

The cost to participate is $6.00.  $2.50 goes towards the evening prize, $2.50 goes to the club, and $1.00 goes to tip the pin setter.  It also features a .22 Shoot, 25 rounds at small silhouettes.  If there is a National Holiday on Monday (a lot of them are) then the pistol shoot is canceled.

Pistol Shoot's are open to the public.

 

Trap Fun Shoot:

There was a Trap Fun Shoot on

Saturday September 10, 2022 at 4:00 PM.

Everyone had a great time and the food was excellent.

2022 Sportsman's Challenge:

The 4th Annual Sportsman's Challenge was held on

Saturday June 11, 2022.

The rain stayed away, the weather was nice, and everyone had a GREAT time.

Follow this link to the Sportsman's Challenge web page to see the scores and some pictures & videos from the event.

 

2022 Youth Fishing Day:

The 2022 Youth Fishing Day was a great success even with the wind and the rain trying to stop everyone from having a great time.  The rain stopped, the wind subsided, and everyone really enjoyed the day.  To see pictures from the day, please go to the Fishing page.

​​

NRA Silhouette:

Every 3rd Saturday of each month starting on Saturday April 16, 2022 through Saturday September 17, 2022.  Anytime between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

These shoots are open to the public.

Thank you to everyone who helped with

and participated in this years shoots!​

2022 3D Archery Shoot Schedule:

SUNDAY:

  • April 24, 2022

  • May 22, 2022

  • June 12, 2022

  • July 10, 2022

  • August 7, 2022

  • August 28, 2022

  • September 18, 2022

Thank you to everyone who helped with

and participated in this years shoots!​

Registration is from 8:00 AM until Noon.

You can start as late as Noon.

3D Shoots are open to the public.

$10 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 11 through 17), 10 and under are free.

Please follow this link to the

2022 3D Archery Shoot schedule flyer.

Links to the the 2022 scores

can be found on the Archery page.

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​​Grass Cutting:

All of the grass cutting is NOW scheduled to be done every Thursday during the summer months weather permitting from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  This means that the ranges will be closed during this time.  If rain is predicted for a Thursday the grass cutting may take place on Friday.  Members who want to help cut the grass ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!  The quicker that it it gets done the quicker that the ranges open back up.

 

Ranges:

On the Pistol Range, please try to shoot into the new Gravel Bunkers instead of hitting the grass.  The new Gravel Bunkers to the right of Rifle Range are to be reserved for the NRA Silhouette Shoots that take place every third Saturday during the summer months.

The new Gravel Road going out to the rifle targets was made possible in part via a Grant that the club received from the NRA.  When looking at the sliding pictures above, the newest pictures appear first followed by the older ones.  You can see what the ranges looked like before and after all of the recent improvements. 

​Members Information:

If any of your information with us changes throughout the year please use the form on the Contact Page to send us the changes or inform us when you attend a monthly meeting.  Changes such as: postal mailing address, email address, and telephone number.

Outside of the Club Interests:

Allegheny County Sportsmen's League:

ACSL is proud to announce that they have jointly filed an Amicus Brief with FOAC-ILLEA with the PA Supreme Court. Please follow this link to the press release and feel free to share it with other members.

 

Here is a link to the ACSL September 2022 Conservation Report.

The ACSL turned 100 years old.

For a history of the ACSL follow this link.

For the 2021 year end letter from the ACSL, follow this link.

The Allegheny County Sportsmen's League needs our help to fight for our 2nd Amendment Rights!

If you would like to submit a check directly to ACSL please write the check to ACSL and include “Pittsburgh Litigation” in the memo. You can mail the check to the ACSL PO Box.

ACSL 

PO Box 205

Presto, PA 15142

Joshua Prince is the attorney for the ACLS.  If you would like to donate with a card, feel fee to donate directly to Joshua Prince’s Law Pay site.  Click the link below and enter “ACSL Pittsburgh Litigation” into the Reference Field.

 

https://secure.lawpay.com/pages/civilrightsdefensefirm/trust

Pennsylvania Firearms Owners Against Crime:

FOAC Newsletter

This link is a synopsis of Top Anti-Gun Bills.

Also, here is a link to Top Pro-Gun Bills.

Chronic Wasting Disease:

If you would like to know more about the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) that is affecting the deer population the president of The Allegheny County Sportsmen's League (ACSL) has created a website with information about CWD.  Recently at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA, Klint Macro President of ACSL presented a check to Phil Wagner, President of Unified Sportsmen of PA for the ACSL 2020 Payment to the North American CWD Project.  A short video of it can be found here.

 

Pictures:

We are requesting any pictures that you may have of you and or you and your family enjoying our lake that you wouldn’t mind being featured on our website to be sent in to us.  These pictures would be on the website for a certain amount of time as yet to be determined possibly based upon how many we receive.  Please use the form on the Contact Page to let us know that you have pictures and we will reply back on how to send them in.

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