Leetown Gun Club

The Jefferson County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is a members-only organization located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, approximately one hour from Washington D.C.  Established in 1947, the club owns 97 secluded acres which include ponds, trap shooting and skeet fields, rifle, pistol and 3-D archery ranges. The club is an NRA affiliate. The clubhouse is heated and air conditioned, has seating for over 75, and has a fully equipped kitchen.  Meals are served at monthly meetings and at registered events. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month.


Notice - Fly Fishing Course

A FREE Fly Fishing Training Class is being offered by Bill Ruland, a Shepherd University instructor, and his colleagues, at the IWLA-Jefferson County Chapter Upper Pond on Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 8: a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The instruction will include fly casting techniques, and if time, knot tying, bug life cycle, and fishing strategy.

The Fly Fishing Clinic is being conducted exclusively for IWLA members and their children 11 years of age and older. The Class is limited to a maximum of twenty (20) participants. If more than 20 people register, IWLA members will be given priority based on earliest registration date.

If you or any of your eligible family members are interested in registering for this special class, please send an email to Harry Jacobs at jacobs_harry@yahoo.com.

Please include your level of fly fishing experience, if any, as well as whether or not you have your own fly fishing equipment. Fly fishing equipment will be provided by Antietam Fly Anglers and Shepherd University for those who do not have such equipment.

The deadline for registering for the Fly Fishing Class will be Wednesday, August 31, 2016



...with many thanks to Jim Brady, head of our archery group, who did all the work, and to Universal Wood Products, Ranson, WV who donated all the fence boards.