The Fort Bliss Rod and Gun Club has one of the best trap and skeet ranges in the tri-state area.
The hunting lodge motif club offers its members:
- Full-service pro shop
- Snack bar
- Meeting room
- Multiple shooting programs
- Covered pavilion
- Ten diverse ranges, including trap and skeet, five-stand sporting clays, pistol, rifle, and black powder.
3-D Archery Range
The Fort Bliss Rod and Gun Club now offers a 3-D Archery Range which is open on Saturday and Sundays.
Nine animals available:
- Wild Boar
- Mule Deer
The distances are 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50 yards from the firing line and each target is set up with its own independent firing line.
Practice range, targets are available in shed next to range for patrons to use or patrons can bring their own.
- Range Rules
Range Safety Rules
- All guns will be pointed down range at all time.
- As a precaution, always assume that the gun is loaded.
- Keep your fingers off of the trigger until gun is ready to be fired.
- All shooting will be done from the ready line or from behind the benches.
- All shooters will use the words clear and hot. Shooters needing to go down range will call clear.
- Clearmeans all guns are unloaded and not behind handled.
- Hot means guns can be handled, loaded, and fired.
- While shooter is downrange, no one is allowed to handle any guns.
- When a shooter calls clear orhot he will get confirmation from all other shooters.
- Only shoot at your target.
- If anyone notices a violation of any of the above rules, they are responsible to call cease fire.
- You are responsible for your own gun.
- Always be safe
- Club members and their guests must sign in at the clubhouse Pro Shop prior to using ranges and must display club card at all time while on range.
- Non-members of the Club must sign in at the Clubhouse Pro Shop and obtain a range identification tag prior to using any range facility and must display their range tags at all times while on the range.
- Everyone is requested to adhere to the written Range Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
- Shooting targets may be purchased at the Clubhouse Pro Shop, and personal targets may be used if they meet the specific range requirements and Safety SOP. Plastic bottles, beer, and/or soft drink cans may be used as targets on range 8 only. Glass targets are not permitted on any ranges. The range must be cleaned prior to leaving.
- Please exercise caution not to accidentally discharge guns in the direction of club property, range signs, and stationary furniture.
- Alcohol, in any form, is not allowed on the ranges. Rod & Gun club personnel will refuse admittance to any range if an individual appears to be under the influence of alcohol.
- 50 caliber guns (of any type) and clay pigeon hand throwers are not allowed. Rifles with calibers capable of shooting over 4100 meters cannot be fired from any range. Due to Installation safety restrictions.
- Fully automatic guns are prohibited on any range at the Rod & Gun club (with the exception of Federal Law Enforcement Qualification. Requires prior management approval).
- Please only utilize the range you are assigned.
- All firing can only be done from the firing line, which are all painted red.
- Ear and eye protection will be worn by all shooters and spectators.
- As part of installation safety procedures all safety rules will be followed. You can review all safety rules in the Pro Shop.
- Please remove all pistol and rifle magazines and clear all guns before entering the clubhouse.
- All children under 18 must be under adult supervision at all times inside the Club and outside on the ranges. Any adult supervising a child will not be allowed to shoot on the ranges leaving the child unsupervised.
- In the event of an Emergency please follow these procedures:
- Cease Fire Immediately.
- Push the emergency shut down system button located on the range.
- Notify the range safety officer.
- Follow all instructions given by the safety officer.
- Wait for the safety officer to lift the cease fire, and call "all clear".
- Please help us keep our ranges clean! Pick up after yourself.
Rod and Gun Membership Fees (prices effective Oct. 1, 2021) Yearly Six Month Daily E-1 to E-6 $65 $50 $12 E-7 and above $90 $60 $14 U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy (9 months) $85 Retired Military, Disabled Vets $95 $65 $14 100% Disable Veterans $65 $50 $12 DOD Civilians, NAF Employees $100 $70 $15 Civilian Law Enforcement $110 $75 $15 Civilian Non-Military $125 $85 $18 3-D Archery $3 Trap/Skeet 5 Stand (per round) Cards Member $6 $125 Non-member* $8 $85
*To use range, if not a member, $5 fee.
- Members receive 15% off most purchases in the Rod & Gun club pro shop
Free daily use of the ranges
Use of the self pull ranges (Trap/Skeet) during non-peak hours after qualifying with the Rod & Gun designated employee.
Free Membership Appreciation Night
- All members receive 10% of their total bill for any event catered at the club.
Discounted Trap/Skeet/5 Stand & Sporting Clay tickets and cards
- Pro Shop
The Pro Shop always has 9mm, 38 Special, 40 S&W, 45 ACP and .223/5.56 target ammunition in stock.
Full Service Catering
From audio visual support, guest passes for easy access onto Fort Bliss, free parking and more, we strive to offer all the services you need to complete your event needs. Our Professionally Trained Catering Staff is ready to assist you with all your Catering Needs.They bring to the table many years of experience in catering and have attended several Catering Conferences, such as Catersouce - which is the world's largest gathering of caterers, offering classes on new industry trends. You will find that our Catering Staff can assist you with not only your menu selections-but can gladly make suggestions about decor, themes and room setups.
- Class Schedule
Course Descriptions (pdf)
- Texas License to Carry / Concealed Handgun License
Please contact Rod & Club directly for more information at 915-568-5026. Texas License to Carry Class is held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month.
Please note: 50 rounds of ammo is required for the class.
PLEASE BE ADVISED:
Summer Hours are in effect beginning April 1st.
Beginning May 2nd, Range reservations are no longer required to use the range.
TUESDAYS ARE OPEN TO MEMBERS AND ACTIVE-DUTY ONLY.
Trap and Skeet Self-Pull days are Tuesday and Thursday.
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