The Blue Hill
Rifle and Pistol Club

Post Office Box 923
Blue Hill, Maine 04614

The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club is an active community association that meets and conducts business on a monthly basis.


from the National Rifle Association

I Certify that I am a citizen of good repute of the United States of America; that I am not a member of any organization or group having as its purpose or one of its purposes the overthrow by force and violence of the Government of the United States or any of its political subdivisions; that I have never been convicted of a crime of violence; and that, if admitted to membership, I will fulfill the obligations of good sportsmanship, good citizenship, and support the objectives of the club.

Club Facilities:

The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club maintains an indoor small-bore / center-fire handgun range, an outdoor range for trap and two outdoor 100 yard ranges for rifle or pistol shooting. Our facilities are well maintained and family-use oriented in order to best support our members and our community. The Club supports the local community through marksmanship and safety training courses for various organizations including the 4-H and soon, the Boy Scouts Of America. The Club is proud of its tradition of community support and always looks for additional avenues to encourage safe and responsible firearms use.

GPS Coordinates:

44 26.348 N  
68 36.208 W

GPS Address: 54 Range Road, Blue Hill, Maine

Monthly Meetings:

Meetings are held every second Monday of the month at 7:00pm throughout the year at the Club's range facilities.   

Please consider attending the monthly meetings, participating in some of our shoots / activities and especially volunteering to help out at some of the club functions.

Upcoming Events Bulletin Board:

✽ April 19th Cowboy Fast Draw - New England Invitational. Registration starts at 8:30 til 9:30 am. Match fee is $25.00, and $15.00 for young guns with a lunch.

✽ May 17th Cowboy Fast Draw monthly match. Registration starts at 8:30 til 9:30 am


Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club

Shooting sports fun for all ages:

  2013 Fall Shoot Raffle

            The Fall Shoot Raffle is the club’s major fund raising effort. Money raised goes toward clubhouse and range improvements.

This year the top prize, a Henry Golden Boy .22 lever action rifle plus a brick of .22LR ammo, was won by Barry Snow of Blue Hill.        

The following sponsors donated gift certificates: Visit their stores and thank them for sponsoring our Fall Shoot next time you stop in.

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bangor 990-5932
Poseidon Firearms, Trenton 610-1788
Willey’s Sport Center, Ellsworth 667-2511
Cool Hand Luke, Bucksport 735-6428

Other prizes included gift cars from:

Cabela’s, Wal Mart, Irving, and Reny’s

Ladies Only Indoor Pistol Shoot

Blue Hill Rifle & Pistol Club will be holding a Ladies Only Indoor Pistol Shoot on April 12, in the Range Room of the Clubhouse. Time will be 11:00. Entrance fee will be $10.00, which includes a meal. Shooters should bring their own guns and ammo to the event.You will also need hearing & eye protection.

(PLEASE NOTE: Only Rimfire .22 caliber in Short, Long or Long Rifle, in either Standard or High Velocity - (Only lead type bullets will be allowed!)

If you don't own a .22 caliber gun, perhaps someone that does will let you try theirs. If you have any question, please contact me at

See you on Saturday,

Mary Ann Sheets

Grace Clement

The Blue Hill Rifle & Pistol Club gets another write-up  in the Ellsworth American (January 16th, 2013). Here is a link to the article,
"Blue Hill Rifle Range seeks female shooting enthusiasts."
The article is about women's participation in Cowboy Fast Draw.


The Lock Stock and Barrel

A 4-H Shooting Club

at the

Blue Hill Rifle & Pistol Club

The Lock Stock and Barrel 4-H Club is a youth club for ages 9-19.

The Club is a shooting sports program that offers a number of different disciplines, rifle, shotgun, archery and Blackpowder. The club meets once a week on Wednesday nights from 6-8, at the Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club from September through May.
Our first meeting is September, 11th 2013 at 6:00 pm.
This is our potluck and sign up night for the youth and their families. This event provides information about the 4-H program, what is expected of the youth. Basic Rifle starts the following week on Wednesday.

For more information contact
Norwood or Becky Ames 567-3066


The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club is moving toward affiliation with the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP).  There is a committee working on this and they are making significant progress toward offering this exciting new program to club members.  You can find out more information about the CMP at: 

NRA Affiliated:

We are proud to be affiliated with the National Rifle Association.

CMP Affiliated:

We are proud to be affiliated with the Civilian Marksmanship Program.

Club Officers and Contacts

President: Dan Koch (207) 667-3586
Vice President: Steve Montminy (207) 479-4193
Treasurer: Dick Hill (207) 374-5063
Secretary: Bette Kral
Executive Officer: Robert Violette (207) 469-3204
Chief Instructor:  Ken Saunders (207) 469-3378
Membership Committee: Ken Kral
Newsletter Editor: Peter Zimmerman

The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club / Post Office Box 923

Blue Hill, Maine 04614-0923 USA