Spenceville, CA range closed indefinitely


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esheato
February 5, 2005, 05:35 AM
I was notified today that the Spenceville, Ca range is closed indefinitely.

Supposedly, signs have been put up and a faily large cable and locks to block the entrance. Gotta love DFG. :fire:

I also heard that a cow was shot this past week. :cuss:

I have a point of contact that people can call if they wish to share their displeasure. I'll be phoning him on Monday morning.

Tim Caldwell - Wildlife Habitat Supervisor, Mgr of Spenceville 530-538-2236

:cuss: :fire:

Ed

Mods, I hope the name and phone number are acceptable. I don't have an email addy for the gentleman or I would have posted it.

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Keyster
February 6, 2005, 12:46 PM
I cruised by the Spenceville range one time.
It was a bit of a culture shock.
I came from a black powder rendezvous just down the road.
The rendezvous people were responsible, helpful people.
The Spenceville users looked like a lot of wanna-be hard cases.

It only takes a few idiots leaving shot up trash at pubic sites to make it look more like a dump than a range.

I hate to lose any shooting facility, it is tough to keep pubic areas open when they get trashed and abused.

K.

Keyster
February 6, 2005, 02:02 PM
Just an idea.

Many 4X4 groups have adopt-a-trail agrements with BLM and National Forests.
A little sweat equity helps keep the trails open.

If a user group could be put together that would do periodic clean ups and maintaining signs and stuff like that.
It might give you more pull with the officials.

K.

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