Bodcau Shooting Range

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Closures

Christmas: Sunday, December 24

New Years: Sunday, December 31

Hours

Friday-Sunday, 7:30 am–5:00 pm

We will intermittently close the shooting range beginning February 1, 2017, for facility improvements. Call 318-326-3225 to verify that the range will be open before you come to the range. We will notify the public once improvements are complete.

Fees

Free

Location

168 Ben Durden Road, Benton, LA 71006

Contact

318-326-3225; tbuffington@wlf.la.gov

Owner/operator

LDWF

Description

25, 50, 100, 150, and 200-yard rifle range, 25-yard pistol range, and a shotgun range with four manual, fixed-position clay target throwers. Target frames and paper targets are provided.

Rules

  1. All users must abide by range officer directions (if present).
  2. Eye and ear protection required.
  3. Firearms must be uncased, magazines removed, and actions open when carried onto range.
  4. Keep all muzzles pointed in a safe direction.
  5. No handling of firearms when users are down range.
  6. Shooters may have only one firearm on the firing line at a time.
  7. All firearms must be unloaded with the actions open unless on the firing line and the range is cleared for live fire.
  8. During a cease fire, all firearms must be properly racked behind the shooting line, completely unloaded, with the action open.
  9. No rapid fire or fully automatic fire.
  10. Firearms may not be drawn and fired from holsters.
  11. Only paper targets and provided target frames may be used. No metal or exploding targets.
  12. No tracer or armor piercing rounds allowed.
  13. Must use the provided launchers to shoot clay targets.
  14. No alcoholic beverages allowed.
  15. No profane language or derogatory remarks.
  16. No pets allowed.
  17. Shooters must pick up their own shell hulls, casings, and trash and dispose of it properly.
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