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Where Real Men and Real Women Shoot Real Guns

 

Welcome to the GougeEyeSaloon.com,
dedicated to the bi-monthly Chabot Gun Club Old West Cowboy Shoot and all things related.  

 

 

 


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"Snake River Slim" (l) and "Rowdy Yates" (r) gettin' ready to shoot.


... About Them Chabot-Style Old West Cowboy Shooting Matches  ... 


 

Chabot-Style Old West Cowboy Shoot Matches:  For 30 years, Chabot Gun Club Old West Cowboy Shoots were held on the 3rd Sunday of every odd month:  January, March, May, July, September, and November. Shoot Managers were "Rowdy Yates" (Jiim Moore) and "Cyrus Sidewinder" (Steve Moore).  Shooters often gathered for lunch at a nearby restaurant following the Shoot.  Due to the closure of Chabot Gun Club on September 6, 2016, the final regularly-scheduled Old West Cowboy Shoot was held on Sunday, July 17, 2016.  A Final Old West Cowboy Shootout was held on September 5, 2016.  A great time was held by all.

"Rowdy Yates" (Jim Moore), one of the founders of this shoot, did some lookin' around and was fortunately able to find a new host and home for this big gun and fun match.  It's now held at the Coyote Valley Sporting Clays Gun Club in Morgan Hill, California; hosted by the mighty fine Coyote Valley Gun Club.  Shoots are held one the same dates and time as in the past:  3rd Sunday of every odd month, starting at 9:00 AM. 
 

 

About the actual Shoot:  Be safe and have fun!  All firearms must be either vintage 1898 or before, or replicas.  No autoloaders.  Three types of firearms are required:  (1) pistol, (2) rifle, and (3) shotgun (double barrel side by side) or Winchester model 97 pump.  In addition, 2 or more pistols are required.  Most stages use all three firearms.  Although not required, most shooters dress in Old West Cowboy Period clothing.  Minimum dress:  jeans, shirt, and boots.  The Shoot is open to the public; new shooters receive orientation.  Safety Rules must be followed at all times, including wearing safety glasses and hearing protection during matches.

 
Contact: Give a shout to "Rowdy Yates" (Jim Moore):  rowdy@gougeeyesaloon.com