SHSU Duck Unlimited to host fun shoot

The SHSU Ducks Unlimited Chapter will host the Annual Trap and Skeet Fun Shoot on April 13. The shoot will be at the Possum Walk Shooting Preserve and registration will begin at 7 a.m. Registration is $25 a person and includes one round of skeet, one round of trap and a barbeque plate lunch. The shooting will be scored on a Lewis class system that will enable everyone a chance to win regardless of shooting skill. Prizes for the different class winners include a Remington 870 shotgun, a dog kennel, trophies and numerous gift certificates. Raffle for a Benelli Nova shotgun, a silent auction and door prizes will also be included in the day’s activities. For more information about the shoot, contact Derek Scardino at 291-6585.The SHSU Ducks Unlimited chapter was founded during the spring 2001. It was established for both male and female college students who wanted to participate in the preservation of wetlands for waterfowl and many other wildlife species. Not only is SHSU Ducks Unlimited concerned about the preservation of wetlands but also is designed to train tomorrow’s leaders of Ducks Unlimited.The SHSU chapter consists of approximately 50 members and is continuingly growing. It is the fastest growing chapter in the University Ducks Unlimited Program.To become a member of the SHSU Ducks Unlimited chapter, prospects must be currently enrolled at SHSU, be a faculty or staff member of SHSU or be a graduate of SHSU. Membership dues are currently $15 per semester, and your initial membership will include a SHSU DU koozie and a window decal.Payment of dues also offers a full calendar of events that includes an annual dove hunt and guided duck hunts. Numerous social gatherings are also assembled to help the group expand on beneficial ideas. Spring time events for the program include the Trap and Skeet Fun Shoot. With exception to the Fun Shoot, participation in any of the hunts requires each individual to be a member of SHSU DU and to be in good standing with the chapter.To learn more about the chapter, get information about upcoming events or buy SHSU DU items, send an e-mail to or visit the Web site at

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