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Buffalo rifles

A buffalo rifle match will be held on Aug. 19.

There will be a buffalo rifle gong match on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Yellowstone Rifle Club, 7212 Molt Road.

The event is open to original and replica big-bore, breech-loading, single-shot and lever-action rifles representative of the years 1865 to 1900. There are eight targets ranging from 190 to 700 yards, seven shots per target. Lead bullets only; black, black substitutes and smokeless powders are allowed.

The fee is $10, and the sight-in period is from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Shooting begins at 10 with a lunch break midway through the match.

This event is open to the public; spectators are welcome and can try a few shots for themselves using competitors’ equipment at the conclusion of the match.

Weather cancellations will be reported on For more information, visit or call Bill Gloor at 672-1053.

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