West Salem Rod & Gun Club

Est. 1949

WSHSCTL Sponsors Needed!

The WSRGC is proud to announce the second year of the West Salem High School Clay Target League (WSHSCTL). There are 34 students participating this year and the league is set to start on Saturday, April 7th and run every Sunday through May 27th. To help with costs of running the league, we are looking for individuals to sponsor a student. There are just 12 students remaining (as of March 24th) to be sponsored and the fee is $130.00.

If you're interested, or have questions, please contact Paul Liethen at 608.397.5413 or Tom Garbers at 608.780.2728. Good luck to all and have fun!

West Salem Rod & Gun Club Scholarship

The West Salem Rod and Gun Club is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating Seniors attending West Salem High School or Coulee Christian High School for a student entering a career related to natural resources and/or conservation. Students should see their guidance counselor for a scholarship application.

Men's Trap League and Open Shoot

2-man, singles, and open shooting leagues starts Friday, April 27th at 5 p.m.

There will also be open shoots from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. preceding High School Trap League events. Please refer to the calendar for upcoming dates. Cost is $5 per adult and $3 per youth.

Our Organization

The West Salem Rod and Gun Club is a non-profit benevolent corporation committed to educating people in the safe handling of weapons used in the recreational pastimes of hunting and fishing.

Special Events & Projects

Youth Day 2017

The 2017 West Salem Rod and Gun Club Youth Day was held on June 17th. The event was a great success, with nearly 130 youth in attendance. Kids had opportunities to experience a wide range of outdoor experiences ranging from shooting pellet guns with members of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to casting, archery, and tree stand safety just to name a few of the stations.

Thanks again to all our sponsors and volunteers. We hope to see you all next year!

Rod & Gun Club Annual Smoker

Our preeminent fundraiser and main event, the West Salem Rod and Gun Club Annual Smoker! The fundraiser accounts for the majority of all money raised for the club; money raised goes directly to fund club sponspored activities such as Youth Day, community events and regular grounds maintenance.

Admission is $10 at the door (includes food and beverage), gun raffle tickets are $20 each.



Annual: $40*

Lifetime: $200

Applications for memberships can be obtained in-person at Neshonoc Sports Shop.

All memberships include spouse and children to age 18. Members are required to donate 10 hours of volunteer work to the club each year, and are asked to sell raffle tickets for the Club's annual Deer Hunters Ball fundraiser.

Keys for the gate are kept at Neshonoc Sports Shop, where you will be required to show your membership card.

*Yearly memberships expire at the end of December. New memberships can be purchased at the Neshonoc Sports Shop. Please contact a board member or officer if you have any questions.

Club Officers

Ryan Buisman



Tristan Jonsrude



Dave Hemker


Mark Garrels



Board Members

Bill Transberg


Bob Schuppel


Dave Schauf


Tom Garbers


Mike Schauf


Butch Oldenburg


Bob Ranney


Al Spelhaug


Mark Ziegler


Dave Nelson


Roger Fish


Gilman Bolstad



West Salem, WI


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