About Us @ Holton Gun & Bow Club

The HGBC was started in 1962 by a group of people from the Holton & Twin Lake areas. They had originally started (In 1960) shooting behind the American Legion in Holton. The group decided they wanted to purchase some property and start a shooting club. The Holton School District had 80 acres on Crystal Lake Rd which had caught fire & was burned over. The group purchased the property to be the home for the Holton Gun & Bow Club. They had their first meeting in August of 1962 to elect their club’s officers.

The members of the Holton Gun Club wanted a family friendly, safe facility where members could participate in the different shooting disciplines. Over the years - The Holton Gun Club has evolved to become a 4-season shooting facility with a:

Holton Gun & Bow Club is a private club, yet we welcome new applicants.   We do hold shoots that are open to the public from time to time.

Here are some Club Practices:

  • SEE THE Event Schedule FOR EVENT INFORMATION. See the home page marquee for last minute changes to the schedule. Also see 2019 Shooting Schedule for a historic view if you are interested.
  • Sunday Shoots begin at 11:00 A.M., sight in begins at 10:00 AM. except on Meeting Day
  • On Meeting Sunday: Officers Meet privately at 9:00AM, Club Membership Meeting opens at 10AM, then a Shoot follows the meeting around 11:00AM.
  • On Meeting Sunday's: Bring A Dish To Pass and stay to enjoy the buffet
  • DURING NBRSA SHOOTS & IBS SHOOTS & DNR DAYS -- ALL RANGES ARE CLOSED EXCEPT TO EVENT PARTICIPANTS.
  • ON GHPD TRAINING DAYS -- THE CLUB IS ENTIRELY CLOSED FROM 9AM TO 5PM
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