Hodag Country Cowboys
Hodag Country Cowboys is a cowboy action shooting group dedicated to shooting and enjoying firearms of the old west. It is sponsored by the Hodag Sports Club and shoots at the Hodag Sports Club rifle range on S. River Rd just west of Rhinelander.
The club is an affiliated member of the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS). SASS is an international organization created to preserve and promote the sport of Cowboy Action Shooting. SASS endorses regional matches conducted by affiliated clubs and stages End of Trail which is the World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting. It also promulgates rules and procedures to ensure safety and consistency in Cowboy Action Shooting matches and seeks to protect its members 2
nd Amendments rights. SASS members share a common interest in preserving the history of the Old West and competitive shooting. All matches are run according to the SASS safety rules and procedures. Period costumes and gear are encouraged and add enjoyment to the matches. SASS has 90,000+ members around the world. Visit the SASS website at http://www.sassnet.com/
for some great information about this exciting sport.
SASS has two main shooting divisions
Cowboy Action Shooting
Firearms used in this sport are single action revolvers, 1897 Winchester pump or side by side double shotguns and lever action rifles chambered in revolver calibers. All firearms are of the type used before 1900 or modern replicas thereof. 6 different stages are shot with each stage being different.
The Cowboy Action monthly matches are on the third Saturday of the month during the spring and summer months. Matches start at 9:30AM.