The Fork provides the perfect location to take a lesson from one of its on-staff, NSCA Level One, NRA Certified Shooting Instructors. Our shooting facilities include:
- 2, 14-station Wooded and Field Courses
- 7-station Small-Gauge Course (20, 28 and 410 gauge)
- Covered Five-Stand
- 4-person, Eight-trap, 65-foot Tower/Flurry
Our programs are individually tailored to suit you. We use the latest collaborative methods of instruction, and we ensure you receive the best possible service. Our clays are presented to represent the flight of game birds. No previous experience is necessary, and all equipment can be provided.
|Instruction: Level One Instructor||1 person – $100 per hour
Call for group instruction rates.
+ shells, clays, & gun rental
|Gun Rental:||1 day – $35.00|
|Sporting Clays:||100 targets – $45.00
50 targets – $22.50
|Shells: 12, 20, 28, 410 gauge (lead):||Market Price|
Instruction reservations can be made by calling 704-474-4052 ext. 5
Austin Kiker is a Level 1 shooting instructor with the National Sporting Clay Association. Austin is also a certified NSCA referee. He enjoys spending time teaching shooters of all experience levels and age ranges. When Austin isn’t on the sporting clay course he’s in the field as a professional quail, duck, and dove guide.
Hunter Education Course at The Fork
The Hunter Education Program of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission provides free hunter education courses at various locations throughout the year in every county. More than a firearm safety course, instruction includes ethics and responsibility, conservation and wildlife management, wildlife identification, survival and first aid, specialty hunting and tree stand safety.
All first-time hunting license buyers must first successfully complete a hunter education course. There are no minimum age requirements, however, classes are taught at an eighth-grade level and tests must be completed without assistance. Courses are a minimum of 10 hours, taught by wildlife officers, hunter education specialists and certified volunteer instructors, and certification is accepted in every state and province in North America.
Please call 704-474-4052 ext. 5 for more information or a schedule of upcoming courses at The Fork.