Firearms Range Rules


 revision 9_3_13

MEMBERSHIP:  Membership in the Thunder Lake Association Sportsman’s Club is for individuals 18 years of age or older and includes a new membership initiation fee.  All minor immediate family members under age 18 are included in the TLA Sportsman’s Club. All unsupervised minor shooters must be 18 years old or older and have a valid firearms safety certificate as required by TLA Sportsman’s Club.

Limit all new memberships only to persons living within a 12 mile radius of Thunder Lake Town Hall, this includes permanent and seasonal residents.  Residents in the city limits of Remer, Outing and Longville are eligible.  All current and past Sportsmen’s Club members are grand fathered in as eligible for membership along with persons who have family that are members.  A member may two times a year bring family members or visiting guests to use the gun range.  Paid members shall have priority over guests for rifle range benches.

A signed Sportsmen’s Club waiver is required for all guests and family members prior to using the shooting range.  Waivers are available at the website (, Thunder Lake Sports (HWY 6) and Andersen’s Four Seasons Resort. 

COST OF MEMBERSHIPS:  Each person 18 years of age or older must buy a membership.  A member’s own children under 18 can shoot for free when accompanied by at least one parent with a paid membership. 


SUMMER - Summer  hours shall run from Friday of Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.           


                Weekend days shall consist of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, except Memorial and Labor Day when Monday is considered part of the weekend.

SUMMER WEEKDAYS  11:00 AM to 7:30 PM


NON-SUMMER  - 10:00 AM to One hour before sunset. Weekends and weekdays.


EVENTS:  Once or twice a year the Sportsman’s Club may sponsor a fund raiser on a Saturday during summer hours.  These events could run past 5:30PM.  Examples are a fish fry or meat raffle shoot.  These events would be exempt from summer shooting hour rules for that day only.  However, we will most likely be holding these events in May and September.

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Duluth area fisheries is seeking comments through Friday, March 16 on updated lake management plans for Sand and Tamarack lakes in Carlton County. “Management plans describe the past, present and desire...

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