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HUNTING & SPORT SHOOTING

CUSTOMER GUIDELINES - COVID-19

Customer Guidelines:

  • Face covering required
  • Cash payment only
  • Must wash and/or sanitize hands upon entry to clubhouse
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Limit of one customer per range spot
  • Gloves required
  • Children not permitted
  • Must follow all safety/staff rules
  • Anyone exhibiting signs of illness will be denied entry/service
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R116 Rifle/Pistol and Trap Ranges are open by appointment only at this time. 
To make an appointment, please click here. Scroll down for pricing.

On days the ranges are open, contact each range for open time slots available. 
Please note: Range visits are not allowed without an appointment. 

Rifle/Pistol Range DSN- 475-7497, CIV 09641 837497

Trap Range DSN- 475-6741, CIV 09641 836741 

or click here to email.

Note: If you would like to use the range outside of normal opening hours of operation, a minimum of two weeks advanced notice is required. Contact Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation   

  • No weapon license is required to utilize the Trap & Skeet or Range 116
  • Children 14 and up may shoot at the Trap and Skeet Range with Parental Supervision
  • Children 14-18 may fire 22lr at Range 116 or bows at the Archery Range

These limitations are in accordance with German weapons law - section 27.

Learn more about Hunting, Fishing & Sport Shooting here at USAG Bavaria.

R116 RIFLE/PISTOL RANGE RULES


RANGE PERSONNEL WILL ENFORCE ALL RANGE SAFETY RULES

1.      Customers must check in with range personnel in charge prior to entering the shooting area.

2.      Once entering the shooting area, hearing protection is mandatory.  Eye protection is strongly suggested.

3.      Take all instructions from the range safeties.

4.      Slings on rifles must be removed before shooting.

5.      Use of approved targets only.  (Man shaped targets, Tannerite etc. are not allowed.) 

6.      All weapons must remain unloaded with the actions open until ready to shoot.

7.      Weapons will be pointed down range when loaded and the action is closed.

8.      If there is a problem with a weapon and/or range equipment, weapons must be unloaded.

9.      No more than five cartridges may be loaded at one time for a pistol/revolver.

10.  Pistol/revolver shooters will not have a loaded weapon in the holster. Cross draw or hip draw is not allowed.  See range staff if there is a question.

11.  Shooting a pistol/revolver while moving is prohibited.  Shooter must be stationary at the firing line.

12.  Quick reaction shooting, surprise and moving targets are prohibited.

13.  Only approved ammunition may be used.  At the rifle range, ammunition must not exceed 5000 joules at the muzzle.  At the pistol range, pistol/revolver ammunition must not exceed 610 joules at the muzzle.  Magnum caliber pistols/revolvers may be used only at the rifle range.

14.  Calibers that are not authorized for use at the rifle range are, 338 Lapua and 50 Cal.

15.  If there is a misfire, wait 30 seconds then unload the weapon.

16.  Shooters that are not down range checking targets will not stand at the firing line when the down range area is not clear.  (Example, while other shooters are still down range checking targets.)

17.  Shooters will police all expended cases and any trash and place in the designated container.

18.  R116 does not have a designated air rifle/pistol area. Therefore, children under 14 years of age may not be in the shooting area.

19.  Children 14 to 17 years of age may shoot up to a .22 caliber, under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.

20.  Alcoholic beverages and impairing medication will not be consumed prior to or while participating in shooting activities.

Please be advised, customers violating range safety rules will be held accountable for their actions and may be asked to leave the range area.    If continued violations occur, this person may face the possibility losing all range use privileges.  This will be discussed through the HFSS office, FMWR leadership and the Garrison Commander.  The Garrison Commander will render the final decision on whether or not to ban any individual from using the FMWR ranges.


Please note that the ranges accept cash only - Euros or U.S. Dollars.
No cards accepted at the range.

The Trap and Skeet Range and Range 116 are now operated by Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation. Both ranges have weapons available for rent. At the Skeet Range, 12 gauge shotguns are available. Range 116 has 308, 223 & 22 rifles as well as the civilian version of the Army’s M17 9mm (P320) pistols.



FISHING PROGRAM

We are open for the renewal of fishing permits. CHECK OUT FISHING CLASSES.

Night fishing has changed to every Friday night from April through September at the Dickhäuter Lake only.

If you have further questions regarding fishing, please contact us by clicking here.


Further information about the Hunting, Fishing & Sport Shooting programs here at USAG Bavaria and at U.S. Army posts across Europe.