WELCOME TO VOMTC

Valley Of The Moon Trap Club Is A Shotgun Club Located At 27000 Burndale Road, Sonoma, California. Open To The Public On Wednesday And Sunday Mornings For Trap Shooting Only.

Latest News From Our President 

Charlie Marino • Valley of The Moon Trap Club, President

Charlie Marino • Valley of The Moon Trap Club, President

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I am so very sorry to report the passing of Ted Kozloff. He always took the time to shoot the breeze with me. Every time, I asked Ted for help for the Junior Team he would always respond with "What do you need?" May he rest in peace...
—Charlie Marino
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Re-loaders Being Sold for the Junior Team! The First–Third Re-loader are. Being Sold for $100, The forth is $250. Please See Charle If You Want to Purchase One!

Re-loaders Being Sold for the Junior Team! The First–Third Re-loader are. Being Sold for $100, The forth is $250. Please See Charle If You Want to Purchase One!


AMAZING NEWS EVERYONE!

Building on The Skeet Field Has Begun!

Joe Kiser is Currently Building the Skeet Pad! How Exciting is That?

If You Are As Excited as We Are to Receive This News, Take a Look at The Beautiful Slideshow Photos Our President Charlie Marino Took of Joe Kiser's Work!

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A Group of Horseback Riders Rode to VOMTC and Explored the Natural Beautiful Scenery and Grounds Surrounding the Club!
Photo 1 | 02-16-2020

Photo 1 | 02-16-2020

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Photo 2 | 02-16-2020

Fixing A Roof On A Trap House

Fixing A Roof On A Trap House

Boys Working Hard on Building a New Trap House Roof

Boys Working Hard on Building a New Trap House Roof!

Church's Tree Service Trimming the Trees.

Church's Tree Service Trimming the Trees.

We are installing all new roofs on the trap-houses. Per each new trap-house roof, the cost is $1,000. 

A big thank you to Church’s Tree Trimming Service for coming out and trimming the trees around the club.

I would like to thank and congratulate the Junior Shooting Team for winning five events during the North Bay Grand Shoot! I am so proud of you! I know I can speak for all the members of the club, and say that they are proud of you too! Keep up the good work!​

Our Junior Team is Starting Out Their New Season. If you Do Donate to the Juniors, Please Visit Ted and Give Him Your Donation!

Our Junior Team is Starting Out Their New Season. If you Do Donate to the Juniors, Please Visit Ted and Give Him Your Donation!

Rabbits Are Way Fast and Larry Was Smashing Em’!

Rabbits Are Way Fast and Larry Was Smashing Em’!

Claudia & Max Steiner Win Salamis ​ at Salami Shoot

Claudia & Max Steiner Win Salamis ​ at Salami Shoot

Builders Building the New Skeet Range at Dawn

Builders Building the New Skeet Range at Dawn

Building Going up For the New Skeet Field!

Building Going up For the New Skeet Field!

Charlie Enjoying His Birthday Cake!!!

Charlie Enjoying His Birthday Cake!!!

Congratulations to the Martins and Welcome ​to Our Newest Member Amelia Mollieann Martin

Congratulations to the Martins and Welcome ​to Our Newest Member Amelia Mollieann Martin

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The "BS" Never Stops In The Clubhouse!—Dave & Ron

Jessie Beggin' For Treats!

Jessie Beggin' For Treats!

Max Steiner Winning Turkey!

Max Steiner Winning Turkey!

Janet Working Hard the Turkey Shoot!

Janet Working Hard the Turkey Shoot!

Janelle Brings Home Turkey Dinner!

Janelle Brings Home Turkey Dinner!

Jim Surfing New Pallet Dollies, Mike and Rob Built

Jim Surfing New Pallet Dollies, Mike and Rob Built

​The last club shoot for the year was Saturday, October 5th, but not to worry the turkey shoot is Sunday, November the 10th. Congratulations go out those that won a belt at our year-end club shooting event this past Saturday the 5th! Great work Everyone!

JUNORS: Jonathon, Adam, and Cody (C Class Singles)

JUNORS: Jonathon, Adam, and Cody (C Class Singles)

ADULTS: Frank (High Vet), Lexie (High Lady), Rob (Long Yardage Cap, A Doubles, .410 and HOA 5 coins), John A's grandson, Darrel (B Doubles) and, Ann (Mid Yardage Cap)

ADULTS: Frank (High Vet), Lexie (High Lady), Rob (Long Yardage Cap, A Doubles, .410 and HOA 5 coins), John A's grandson, Darrel (B Doubles) and, Ann (Mid Yardage Cap)

SINGLE: Scott

SINGLE: Scott

Paul Receiving His Well Earned 25 Pin from Charlie

Paul Receiving His Well Earned 25 Pin from Charlie

My Appreciation to Ted For All He Does!

My Appreciation to Ted For All He Does!

Lucy and Rebecca, The Best Chefs in Sonoma!

Lucy and Rebecca, The Best Chefs in Sonoma!

 Charlie Seen Below, interviewing the Most Recent Member of the Junior Trap. Team; Janelle

Charlie and Janelle Smiling While Charlie Shows His Thanks, by Giving Her a White Flyer T-Shirt

Charlie and Janelle Smiling While Charlie Shows His Thanks, by Giving Her a White Flyer T-Shirt

Janelle Practicing Shooting, October the 20th, WIth Chester and Other Members of VOMTC

Janelle Practicing Shooting, October the 20th, WIth Chester and Other Members of VOMTC

Q: What Brought you to Valley of The Moon Trap Club?

A: I heard about Valley of The Moon Trap Club from a friend of the family, because his son shoots on the Junior Trap Team. Our family friend started inviting me to team practices on Saturdays. I decided that the Valley of The Moon Trap Club had a great environment and that I wanted to be part of the Junior Trap Team.

Q: Do you realize how much time and traveling is involved in being on the Junior Trap Team, and that we are willing to support you no matter what?

A: Yes, I do realize that. Shooting is my passion, and I love it. So, my family and I are willing to put in the time and hours it takes for me to be the best that I can be. I want to be a distinguished and integral part of the Junior Trap Team, all while representing the Valley of The Moon Trap Club in the best way I can. 100%.

Q: Do you feel comfortable being the only girl on the team?

A: Yes, I do. The guys on the Junior Trap Team are all nice and push me to become a better shooter, plus they treat me as one of their own. Some of my teammates are even becoming my close friends.

Q: Do you realize that if you have any questions or problems, that you can come directly to me, Charlie Marino, president of Valley of The Moon Trap Club?

A: Yes, Charlie is always very approachable, proud, appreciative and supportive of us, the Junior Trap Team!

My deepest thanks to Ron Church who has poured concrete for not only the skeet field-building but for trap number one as well. Trap house number had settled. So, Ron raised the back of the trap house up so that water will run out of the trap house. 

Ron Church/Team Concrete Pour, at Skeet Field

Ron Church/Team Concrete Pour, at Skeet Field

Ron Church/Team Concrete Pour, at House #1

Ron Church/Team Concrete Pour, at House #1

​In other club news, I’m not sure if everyone knew, but VOMTC has more than one water well. ​Our number two water well has been fixed and the water well is now running smoothly.All trap machines are working well; please remember to always stay on the left-hand side of the machine while loading the trap house. Do not forget this, it is very important!

AGAIN...DO NOT ENTER YELLOW ARROW AREA!

 

AGAIN…DO NOT ENTER YELLOW ARROW AREA!

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LATEST news from our CEO-Board of dIrectors

John Ray • Valley of The Moon Trap Club, CEO–Board of Directors

John Ray • Valley of The Moon Trap Club, CEO–Board of Directors

The Juniors went to Coon Creek  and won 6 places and Anne Cavanagh won a buckle. Congratulations to the team!!

Very good news that the skeet pad has been built. Come April and May we will start working on it by building houses and Charlie is look for volunteers.

Jim Reece, Mike Hannigan and Dave Fish are building the new trap house roofs at a cost of $1,000 per roof. Remember to thank them when you see them around the club and give them a BIG BEAR HUG! I truly appreciate your time and work! Trap three’s new roof is complete and trap six will be complete next.

The roof renovations are surely coming along! Keep an eye out as you are going to trap houses as they are moving trap machines around. Before you set up make sure there is a machine in the house.

Again, the Corned Beef Shoot is on the 7th of March and the North Bay League is on March 8th.

The last club shoot was very successful, and the junior trap team did it again; they won lots of buckles! Thank you, to everyone, who saved your brass, due to this, we raised up to $1,356 for the Juniors.​

Our sincere gratitude to Joe Kiser and his son, the most current road work on the levee road has been completely repaired, due to their hard work and generosity!​​​

As you know we are continually making improvements to the club. Dan Mercury and Steve Mack are also going to be installing storm drain pipes around the club. Much appreciation and recognition to you both in advance for your time, help and hard work.

If people don’t slow down while driving in and out of the club, more speed bumps WILL are going to be added, so beware! And I’m not joking!

Club Member–Arron Johnson

Club Member–Arron Johnson

The Lodge Winery & Olive Co.

The Lodge Winery & Olive Co.

Arron Johnson, a club member since the early ’80s, who also served on the board of directors for approximately 15 years, has opened a unique winery that caters to the outdoor sportsmen’s crowd called The Lodge Winery & Olive Oil Co. 

“Right now I have 10 wines, 6 extra virgin olive oils and 3 kinds of vinegar available. I’ve been doing pretty well so far by winning multiple double golds, and several golds, silver and “best of class” medals from the Harvest Fair and the Orange County Fair for my wines, olive oils, and vinegar”, Arron says. 

“What’s unique about my winery is that I really cater to “our crowd” and give back a percentage of each sale to pro 2nd Amendment organizations, conservation, and to groups and clubs who support, or host, youth and women’s shooting, hunting & fishing programs. Right now all of my products are only available online at www.TheLodgeWinery.com and everything ships to your door, but for locals I have will call pick-up available at my warehouse in Napa, and for VOMTC club members I can also have their orders hand-delivered to the club for pick-up when they’re here shooting on Sundays. I’m also working on a couple of distribution deals, so my products will be available in stores after the 1st of the year.

I’d like to extend a special 10% discount to fellow members and friends when they enter VOMTC into the discount code box upon checkout, and on top of that, I’ll donate $2.00 a bottle back to the club from every bottle of wine sold using that discount code.” 

“I don’t have a tasting room “yet” but right after the 1st of the year, I’ll be moving to my new facility in Oakville, about 250 yards from Opus 1, right off of Highway 29. A tasting room will soon follow.” Check out The Lodge Winery & Olive Oil Co. by going to www.TheLodgeWinery.com. And remember… please support those who support you.

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