October 13, 2016

IFW's Shooting Area In Fryeburg to Open Friday

AUGUSTA, Maine – Beginning Friday, October 14, the Shooting Range on the Major Gregory Sanborn Wildlife Management Area in Fryeburg will open under a new schedule. The shooting area is now open on scheduled days under the supervision of a range safety officer. A calendar of upcoming days the shooting area is open can be found at https://www1.maine.gov/ifw/huntingtrapping/shootingranges/index.html Over the next few weeks, the Fryeburg Shooting Range will be open to the public from 9am to 4pm on the following days: • Friday, October 14 • Saturday, October 15 • Friday, October 21 • Saturday, October 22 • Friday, October 28 • Saturday, October 29 The Fryeburg range is located on the Fish and Game Road, just of Routes 5 and 113. Members of the public are also encouraged to take advantage of numerous privately operated shooting ranges throughout the state. Please visit here( http://www.arcgis.com/apps/PanelsLegend/index.html?appid=0a38596510bc43f3a8d5a9f367b61544 ) to see map of shooting ranges, including contact information. NRA certified Range Safety Officers that are interested in volunteering their time to monitor shooting activity at the range can contact us (http://www.maine.gov/ifw/aboutus/autoforms/contactus.htm) for more information. For the most up to date calendar for when the shooting area is open, please visit https://www1.maine.gov/ifw/huntingtrapping/shootingranges/index.html