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 Tuscola County Archers

Tuscola County Archers
 
Caro, Michigan is where I would be shooting today. When I got to the Club boy was I surprised to find this jewel of a shoot / Club nestled near Tuscloa County Game refuge. This place was just amazing. I loved the place as soon as I got out of the car.
 
I was met by the most welcoming group of people I have yet to meet. Tim Kasten, Vice President of the club, was one of the first to welcome me. We started to talk about the club and all the things they have going on. They have an IBO qualifier later in the summer which is a huge deal. They also have one large schedule for a Youth League, Target League, Bow Hunter League, Traditional League, 3-D League, 4-H League and a Hunter Safety Course. They also have weekend shoots the first full weekend of every month. Along with all these shoots they have the IBO State Championship June 20th, and 21st. In August, they have a Mckenzie100 target shoot. I guess you can shoot all or part of the targets. They also have thousands of dollars in door prizes. They open at 7:30 AM and are open until dark. They have one shoot that they reserve just for the traditional archer - July 18th and 19th. As you can see, they have very aggressive schedule. In talking with Tim Kasten, he was telling me that they want to be the place where all 4-H archers go for the whole State. 

I can’t wait to start my journey into the course. It was like you were actually in the woods hunting. I could sense that there was real game in the woods like when you go hunting. There was no sound sof cars driving by or anything, it was so cool. The first 4 targets are the same no matter with course you shoot. I chose to shoot the B-course. Don’t ask me why, I don’t know why. They told me the B-course was a little more challenging, not that I need more of a challenge, or was it that the B-course was only 1 .25 miles as opposed to 1.5 mile A-course? Maybe that was it.

I had a great time on the course that consisted mostly of McKenzie targets.  It was springtime and there was a bit of water on the course, so you might want to take some boots.  I did have the opportunity to meet up with some great people, and like all archers were very courteous.

Anyway it was a great experience, and I enjoyed. By the time I was done I was plenty tired and wore out. I had a great day of it when I came in from the course. The President, Jim Bauer and his wife Roxanne made sure I had some of the feast that they prepared for all the shooters. The club house was very nice and Jim Roxanne and I have a great conversation.

Boy I hope to get back up to Caro before the end of the summer and shoot that course again, it was a very enjoyable day and well worth the travel time it took to get there. I had a great time and I want to thank the Tuscola Archers for all their hard work and continued efforts in promoting the great sport of Archery.

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