Canawacta Rod & Gun

Canawacta Rod & Gun


Reminder that trap shooting will start this Thursday at Canawacta from 5PM till we can’t see them anymore, lol. Spread the word please!!!
date of next meeting ?
Today’s group of shooters. We had a great time. That kid on the pic came in 2nd in the precision shooting. Proud to call him my grandson!!! 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗pew pew life!!!
Al showing us how it’s done at the lower trap house.
Looks like my trap shooters either took the day off or they don’t like the rain 🤣🤣🤣
A heartfelt THANK YOU to all those who knew my Brother, Jim, and attended his service on Sunday. Peace be with you all.
Took my kids fishing tonight, came up on this on the pond bank. Left it alone and stayed away, so cute though!
and the meeting will be
Just a heads up, Harford has cancelled their woods walk black powder shoot scheduled for this Sunday, we will post the new date for it, thank you.
How do I join
I apologize to my team members.

On July 4th 1905 (Susquehanna County) the Canawacta Rod & Gun Club was formed by a group of friends and farmers. In 1958 the club purchased 108 acres

Canawacta Rod & Gun Club is a membership supported, private hunting, fishing and shooting facility located in the north east corner of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. We are always looking for new members that want to be a part of a growing and changing club. Please see our Membership Page for more information on joining our family of sportsmen and women. The Club itself features a wide range of shooting opportunities available to our members and their guests as well as hunting and fishing opportunities. Regular members enjoy 24/7 access to all the facilities and ranges.

Operating as usual

[02/11/21]   Dues reminder! Dues are due by March 31, 2021. Currently 35 for a single membership and 45 for a family. This includes kids up to 17. Please mail into Canawacta Rod & Gun club. P.O. Box 96, Susquehanna PA 18847. If not paid for by March 31st there is a 20 dollar probationary fee added. We do not mail out reminders for dues. If your dues have lapsed beyond current year, you must reapply for membership.

Congratulations to Harry Abplanalp on his 8 point. He won the Canawacta rod and Gun club buck contest. Scoring 118.750

[11/13/20]   Lucky X Turkey Shoot Sunday Nov 15 10 AM - members & guests
Weather permitting!

[11/11/20]   Lucky X Turkey Shoot Sunday Nov 15 10 AM - members & guests
Weather permitting!

[11/11/20]   Big Buck Contest $100 prize for biggest buck - members only.

Bring rack to December 14th meeting along with PA tag. Must have been downed using rifle in PA.

[10/19/20]   Hello from Canawacta Rod & Gun Club!

Your Board of Directors is getting the club “back to normal”. Regular Membership meetings will be held on November 9th and December 14th at the clubhouse beginning at 7:30 PM.

We want to bring you up to date on recent activities and let you know what we hope to do next year. Hope to see you there!

[08/12/20]   NOTICE






[07/13/20]   Meeting for July has been canceled. Meetings cancelled until further notice. There will be no gun club meeting tonight.

[07/02/20]   The Canawacta rod and gun club has decided to not have a fishing derby this year! Due to covid 19 concerns.

Pennsylvania Game Commission

Today, June 25, 2020, marks the Pennsylvania Game Commission's 125th anniversary as the state's wildlife agency, and at no other point in that span has hunting opportunity in the Commonwealth been greater.

From a longer archery deer season that will enable hunters to experience more of the whitetail rut to an earlier-starting squirrel season that will give hunters young and old new incentive to enjoy Penn's Woods in September; from expanded bobcat and river-otter tapping opportunities to the new opportunity for many mentored hunters to apply for their own anterless tags - there has never been a time like the present for Pennsylvania's hunters and trappers.

It's impossible, however, to appreciate how far we've come without understanding where we've been. When the Game Commission was established in 1895, the state's wildlife populations - from black bears to beavers to bluebirds - were badly depleted. So few deer remained, they eventually would be reintroduced. There were laws to protect wildlife, but no one to enforce them. And wildlife habitat was becoming increasingly degraded by deforestation and pollution.

Today, when the state's deer harvest regularly exceeds 350,000, when record numbers of bear hunters are enjoying record success, when Pennsylvanians don't need to leave home to enjoy some of the best elk-hunting in the nation, and when the Keystone State is becoming an increasingly popular destination for small-game hunting, it's hard to imagine such tough times.

Hunters and trappers, who fund wildlife conservation through the annual purchase of their licenses, all can take pride in these accomplishments. The Pennsylvania Game Commission thanks you for all that you contribute and for setting the stage for another 125 years of conservation success.

Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Bryan Burhans
Board of Game Commissioners President Charles Fox

[06/07/20]   Meeting for June is cancelled, hopefully have one in July!

[05/29/20]   We need help june 5th fri at approx 3 - 3:30 to help unloading 2 pallets of clay birds!!!

[05/06/20]   The Susquehanna county trap league has been cancelled for this year! Open shoots at club on Thursday nights still on! Bring mask until told otherwise!

Attention : ******Susquehanna county trap league has been cancelled for 2020!!!******

Starting may 7th on thursday nite. Canawacta will have open trap @ 5:00. Please have mask .

[04/03/20]   Canawacta Rod & Gun Clun Inc
March 2020
Dues need to be received by March 31, 2020 to avoid penalty.

Your Board of Directors has been busy this winter!
We’ve had several meetings and lots of email exchanges to make 2020 one of the best years for you and your families.
Here are some of the headlines!
We’ve been analyzing the report on the condition of the Clubhouse prepared by Mr. Freuhan, PE to see what can be done at reasonable cost to ensure that the building continues to provide a useable space for meetings and other events. We’ve secured estimates on various options and hope to have our recommendation ready to present to the membership for a vote soon.
Facility Maintenance
Contracted services will be used for pond treatment, lawn maintenance and clubhouse cleaning. Member volunteers will perform the pH testing required by the PA DEC. As other needs arise, and the cost is minimal, the Board may contract those or request volunteers from the membership.
Trap:​POSTPONED until further notice. Open Trap began on March 12th and will continue each Thursday ​evening until Fall, weather permitting. ​We will be abiding by the 6’ social distancing rule.
Trap League BEGINNING DATE HAS BEEN POSTPONED events begin April 5th, and continue on 4/26, 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/21 and 6/28. The league shoot will be held at Canawacta on May 17th. Volunteers will be needed, especially for RSOs, registration and the kitchen.
Kids’ Fishing Derby
Will be held on July 25th. Details will be coordinated closer to the event. As always volunteers will be needed for purchasing rods and prizes, registering participants, distributing the worms, measuring and recording catch sizes and types, and preparing and serving lunch.
Shoots: Steel Madness Rimfire Shoot June 13, July 11, August 1, and September 12
​ 3 Gun Shoot Shotgun, Rifle and Handgun August 29
AR Run and Gun June 27th
Kids’ Field & Family Day will be held on August 15th. The morning will be devoted to skills training in various types of shooting and archery, and canoeing and/or kayaking. The Family Day will be held in the afternoon with the Club providing the entrée and refreshments. Each family will be asked to bring a dish to share.
Executive Trap Shoot is a fund raiser for the Susquehanna High School’s Inspiration Lab that will be held in September. Jim Sickles will be coordinating the event for the Inspiration Lab and the Club will provide the use of the facility and RSOs.
Discounts on NRA Dues are available to members, please contact Jim Sickles for information at [email protected].

[04/02/20]   "Due to the COVID 19 concerns, we are cancelling Trap Thursdays until further notice. Stay well and healthy everyone"

[03/28/20]   Monthly Meeting scheduled for April 13th is cancelled !

Some good information for all residents to have.

Some social distancing guidelines from the PA Department of Health. For more information visit their website:

[03/10/20]   Reminder dues are due by 3/31/2020
Single 35.00
Family 45.00

Canawacta rod and gun club
P.O. Box 96
Susquehanna, PA. 18847

Obituary for Sally Ann Redington at Hennessey's Funeral Home, Inc

Wife of member Chris Redington and family. Lost their wife and mother. God bless their family, prayers. Sally Ann Redington Of Susquehanna, PA With profound sadness the family announces the passing of Sally Ann Redington on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 at Scranton Regional Hospital at the age of 59 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in the City of Orange, New Jersey on

[02/25/20]   Hunter education class has been cancelled due to concerns about corona virus! When it’s rescheduled we will let everyone know!

Thompson Hose company having a gun bingo Sunday April 19th at 1pm doors open at 11:30 if any one needs tickets let me know here thanks

Supports one of our local fire departments!

[02/19/20]   If anyone wants to shoot trap this spring in the Susquehanna county trap league contact Gilbert. Contact information below.

[email protected]

(412) 227-8005 HOME

Shoot dates :

Central April 5th
Silver lake April 26th Boy Scouts breakfast

Blue ridge May 3rd
Canawacta May 17th
Harford May 31st
New Milford June 21st
Chicken bbq

Hallstead June 28th
Rain dates June 14th and July 12th

Front Line Armory

Taurus M44 44magnum. Used/exc. ported. $460.00

Glock 42 380acp, Teal/damascus cerakote: $379.00

Taurus G2C 9mm Used/exc. $150.00

Ruger SR22 Used/EXC. 22LR 3-mags, box and soft case. $325.00

Leupold M8-4x scope Used, exc. $110.00

Burris 2x handgun scope. Like-new w/box $100.00

Leupold 12x AO fine target reticle. EXC $200.00

Used MINI-14 magazines: $10/each

Below are a few guns that were on layaway and are now available again:

Tikka Turkey 12Ga over 222REM, w/scope. Was $600 Now $575.00

Ruger M77 MK1, 270WIN. Used VG w/scope $400.00

National Postal Meter M1 Carbine. Exc. This rifle is a WWII date from a harder to find manufacturer. It was re-built post was by Underwood and has an Underwood stock but otherwise retains all the WWII features. Hard to find in this configuration. $1295.00

Weapons Gallery

Hell Ya !

Alexa, we need guns 🔥

Shop tactical 👉🏻

Whitetails of Alabama


He stopped gobbling today!!! #teamwoa #teamwoodwhackers

Leon Druckenmiller is the singer!!!

Umarex AirJavelin: New Arrow-Shooting Rifle Comes in at Less Than $170

Interesting Joining its big brother—the AirSaber—the all-new Umarex AirJavelin is a CO2-powered arrow-shooting rifle that launches arrows more than 300 fps.

Obituary for Eugene "Gino" Joseph Testa at Hennessey's Funeral Home, Inc

God Speed Eugene Gino Joseph Testa, Sr. Of Susquehanna, PA It is with great sadness that Eugene Gino Joseph Testa, Sr., 90, a lifelong resident of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020. His wife, Maryann Elaine Canini Testa, preceded his death on October 12, 2018. Gino was born....

Savage Arms announces first semi-auto shotgun: the Renegauge

Interesting Chambered in 12 gauge, the new scattergun boasts a series of innovative features that seek to distinguish it from the crowded auto-loading shotgun market.

Canawacta Rod And Gun Club wishes everyone a Happy & Healthy New Year !

How to Shoot a Pistol Accurately [Ultimate Guide] - Pew Pew Tactical

Good Read Shooting pistols accurately is pretty hard! Buff up on fundamentals, easy-to-do exercises at home, range practice tips, and helpful gear. Next time you hit the range it will be all bulls-eyes.

East Texas Bowhunters Association

Isn't this common knowledge ?


Are Crossbows to Blame for a Deer Hunting Decline

Really ?
It's a good read check it out if you got a minute Crossbows have been at the forefront of controversy for years now, but are crossbows to blame for the deer hunting decline across the country?

Our Story

Canawacta Rod & Gun Club is a membership supported, private hunting, fishing and shooting facility located in the north east corner of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. We are always looking for new members that want to be a part of a growing and changing club that features a wide range of shooting opportunities available to our members and their guests as well as hunting and fishing opportunities. For more information on joining our club visit our website at or just message us here on Facebook.

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PO Box 96 ,3349 Oak Hill Rd
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