Annual January 2018 Newsletter

Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month

Membership dues are due Jan 1st . If your dues are due, they can pay dues by visiting, The club grounds (on meeting nights or events), Edinboro Outdoors, Dobber Auto, or Hobbs Lumber. OR They can be conveniently payed online with PayPal at If you are not comfortable with online purchases, print the member application form and mail it in. We issue membership pins instead of cards. Pins can be picked up at the club on meeting or event nights and at the above businesses. Check your envelope, it lists your membership year. 2017, 2016, and 2015 owe dues.

Membership Pin Competition, Congratulations:
We have a winner. Abby Held submitted the winning pin design. See below.

2018 LESL Membership Pin

Lake and Valley Trap:
Click here for more info on the Lake and Valley Trap League
For information and rules visit the website or call 814-724-5507.

  • January 21, 2018 - Saegertown
  • February 18, 2018 - Linesville
  • March 18, 2018 - Albion
  • April 15, 2018 - Greenville
  • May 20, 2018 - Cochranton
  • June 3, 2018 - Saegertown

Erie CrawfordLeague:

Lake Edinboro Sportsmen are Champions for the 2017 season. Way-2-Go.
We have “Champion” T-shirts available at the club.

LESL Tri-State Coyote Hunt: Feb 2nd thru Feb 4th, 2018
Four top prizes for the Heaviest coyotes, including heaviest female. Top winning coyote will get no less than $1000.All coyotes submitted will win $$$.Registration fee is $12.You must be a member. If you are not a member, you must join - just for the hunt, $10. Or opt for a full year membership, $20 (other membership options are available). Check out for more information, official rules and registration form.Must register by January 25th, 2018 to participate.

CCHS Trap Shooting Team Reverse Raffle:
Feb 24th, at 5pm.Venango VFW Post, $50 admits two adults.See for more information.Or call 814-720-2991.

Giant Gun Raffle - 100 guns and some big money prizes. SOLD OUT
Thank you!! to the members of the Gun Raffle committee, Edinboro Outdoors, and all who sold and purchaed tickets for their continued support of LESL.

Winter Skeet Shooting:
Club League (Tuesdays)
Teams are forming for our interclub winter skeet league. Please sign up your team by e-mailing your member’s names to: or dropping the names off at Hobbs Lumber. New shooters and teams are welcome. If you don’t have a full squad we will pair you up with a team. This is a handicapped league so any level of shooter is welcome. Club League shoots Tuesdays and starts January 9th. Check out the website for rules and information. 814-882-9178 for questions.

Traveling League (Sundays)
The club is also involved in a traveling skeet league on Sundays and sign-ups are from 9AM -2 PM. Cost is $8.00 for 50 targets and a onetime $7.00 trophy fee (waved for Jr’s). Top 5 scores count so the more the merrier. Come on out and shoot in the daylight. We will meet to car poll from Edinboro Outdoors at 8:30 am for away shoots. For more information or questions check out our website or write/call / 814-882-9178
Schedule: 1/14: Erie Skeet, 1/28: Union City, 2/11: Meadville, 2/25: Sandy Lake, 3/11: Black Ash, 4/8: Edinboro,4/15: Erie Skeet (Post Season)

Annual Game Dinner Feb 7th, 2018, Meeting Night
Our LESL annual game dinner is February 7th, meeting night. Bring your favorite game, fish, or whatever dish to pass. We’ve been known to enjoy some homemade beverages. Whatever you bring, make sure you bring a good thirst and an appetite.

Club improvements and activities for 2017:
Doubled our parking lot and places 125 ton of stone.
New concrete walkways and pads on skeet fields.
New targets and improved backstop on the rifle range.
Replaced main electrical line to the skeet houses.
Installed 2 new state of the art multi turret Skeet machines on field #5.
Host club for the Area High School Trap Shooting team.
Host club for the SCTP and AIM youth Trapshooting teams.
Host club for the Woman’s Trap Shooting program.
Host club for Instructor and Coaches certification.

Erie – Crawfordtrap League First Half Champion. 😊 😊 😊

Range Hours and usage:
Rifle, Handgun and Archery ranges are open for members only from 9am until ½ hour before sunset (yes that’s when the sun drops below the horizon) (or when the game commission says it’s sundown in the regulations book). Remember that more than one shooter can use the range at one time, please share. Safety First!Shoot into the dirt backstops. There are houses and hunters behind the ranges. Clean up your brass and garbage, we do not hire cleaning people. Do not shoot at glass or objects that will leave sharp remains on the ground. Note: Rifle and Pistol ranges are closed during trap and skeet shooting for safety reasons.
Unsafe shooting will result in membership suspension.State Police will be called if unsafe practices result in damage to club or neighboring properties. Ranges and club property are under video surveillance.

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