Feb
9
Sat
Defensive Pistol Course
Feb 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For Experienced Shooters.  Ages 18+
This course will introduce students to the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed for utilizing a pistol in a defensive situation. The course will consist of classroom and range time and participants will experience:

–  Safety Instruction
–  Draw
–  Down Range Training
–  Presentation from Concealment
–  Positional Shooting

$150 per person

Maximum of 5 people

SIGN UP TODAY!
1. Call: (260) 665-8133
2. Pay: A 50% deposit will reserve your spot. You can do this over the phone via credit card, or by stopping in to see us.

Feb
13
Wed
Lagrange Products League
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
14
Thu
Open Sights Centerfire Pistol League
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information about leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Feb
16
Sat
Archery League
Feb 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Feb
20
Wed
Lagrange Products League
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
21
Thu
Open Sights Centerfire Pistol League
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information about leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Feb
23
Sat
Archery League
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Feb
24
Sun
NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

For Beginners. Ages 14+

Introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. Students learn about pistol parts, operation, ammunition, gun safety, pistol shooting fundamentals, and pistol shooting activities. This course is great for beginners to moderate shooters alike.

The class consist of a minimum 6 hours classroom and 2 hours live fire. Students are advised to bring a safe, operable handgun to class and will need 100 rounds of ammunition to use with it. Handguns are available to rent for a $10 fee if no pistol is owned. This class meets the Ohio requirements for application for concealed carry license.* A certificate will be issued after passing the course. (*Indiana does not require a certification to apply for a concealed carry permit.)
$135 per person


SIGN UP TODAY!
1. Call: (260) 665-8133
2. Pay: A 50% deposit will reserve your spot. You can do this over the phone via credit card, or by stopping in to see us.
3. Register: Click here to register on the NRA site.  We will use this information to print your certification at the end of the class.

NOTE: All shooters will need to have an up-to-date and paid annual WAIVER.

Feb
27
Wed
AR-15 Assembly Course
Feb 27 @ 5:30 am – 9:30 am

For Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced Shooters.  Ages 18+
Students are given all the materials needed to assemble their very own AR15 platform rifle to take home and keep. Using our 2 decades of experience in the firearm industry we have partnered with the best manufacturers in the country to provide the highest quality parts necessary to take home a high end custom built rifle. We use only the best and you will be very satisfied with the end results. This course is a non-shooting course that consists of approximately 4 hours for full rifle assembly from raw parts. All tools and information will be provided.

$589 per person

BONUS!  If we have 12 or more people enrolled in this class, participants will be entered into a drawing. One lucky winner will get their gun for free!  (A $589 value!)

SIGN UP TODAY!
1. Call: (260) 665-8133
2. Pay: A 50% deposit will reserve your spot. You can do this over the phone via credit card, or by stopping in to see us.

Lagrange Products League
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
28
Thu
Open Sights Centerfire Pistol League
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information about leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Mar
2
Sat
Archery League
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Mar
6
Wed
Lagrange Products League
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mar
7
Thu
Open Sights Centerfire Pistol League
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information about leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Mar
9
Sat
Archery League
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Fishing Seminar & Open House
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fishing Seminar & Open House

10am – 5pm

Special Speaker:

Andy Buss

Presentation times: 11:00am & 2:00pm

Topics: Fishing Local Natural Lakes & Preparation for Great Lakes Bass Fishing

Come to Thunder Lakes on March 9th to hear Special Speaker Andy Buss present great tips and tricks that will help you be successful this spring as the fishing season begins. Andy is a successful bass tournament fisherman and founder of the R&B Bass Circuit, the second largest bass circuit in Indiana and Michigan.

We will have plenty of STORE SPECIALS during the open house. Thunder Lakes has a great selection of baits, rods, and reels to take care of your spring supplies. Local tournament fisherman will be present in the store for assistance. Representatives from assorted companies, including Lochness Lures will also be present.

STORE SPECIALS

Soft Plastics: Buy 4 get 1 FREE
50% Off Assorted Baits
40% Off Falcon Rods (while supplies last)
40% Off McCain Rods (while supplies last)

Enter to Win a FREE Fishing Trip!

Andy Buss will be giving away a FREE Fishing Ttrip to a lucky winner on March 9th at Thunder Lakes! Enter to Win by doing two things:
  1. Stop by and see Andy at Thunder Lakes on March 9, and tell him your favorite expression shown in this video.
  2. Subscribe to Andy’s YouTube page
Mar
13
Wed
Lagrange Products League
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mar
14
Thu
Open Sights Centerfire Pistol League
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information about leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Mar
16
Sat
Archery League
Mar 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Turkey Seminar & Open House
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Turkey Seminar & Open House

10am–4pm

Special Speaker:

Derek Craig

Presentation Times: 11am and 2pm

Come to Thunder Lakes on March 16th and hear Derek Craig speak on how and where to use turkey calls and decoys, best hunting methods, and kill shots.  Derek is the Owner of New Day Outdoors, an avid hunter and Magnus Broadhead representative.

We will have everything you need to get your turkey this spring and show you how to do it.  We will also have SPECIALS going on in the store like Avian X decoys, calls (slate, box, and mouth).

10% OFF Decoys

10% OFF In-Stock Bows

Mar
23
Sat
Archery League
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Refuse To Be A Victim
Mar 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Refuse To Be A Victim®

Ages 12+
The Refuse To Be A Victim® program is not a firearms or self-defense class. It is a seminar that will help you improve personal safety strategies and will provide you with valuable information that you can apply in every area of your life. Refuse To Be A Victim® is a nationally recognized and accredited crime prevention seminar. The single most important step toward ensuring your own safety is having a personal safety strategy in place before you need it. NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim® program teaches the tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim.
$5 per person or up to $30 per family. Proceeds will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network through the Trine Chapter of Phi Kappa Theta.

SIGN UP TODAY!
Call: (260) 665-8133

Event Sponsored by:

    

Mar
30
Sat
Archery League
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information about archery leagues at Thunder Lakes, click HERE.

Apr
14
Sun
NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

For Beginners. Ages 14+

Introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. Students learn about pistol parts, operation, ammunition, gun safety, pistol shooting fundamentals, and pistol shooting activities. This course is great for beginners to moderate shooters alike.

The class consist of a minimum 6 hours classroom and 2 hours live fire. Students are advised to bring a safe, operable handgun to class and will need 100 rounds of ammunition to use with it. Handguns are available to rent for a $10 fee if no pistol is owned. This class meets the Ohio requirements for application for concealed carry license.* A certificate will be issued after passing the course. (*Indiana does not require a certification to apply for a concealed carry permit.)
$135 per person


SIGN UP TODAY!
1. Call: (260) 665-8133
2. Pay: A 50% deposit will reserve your spot. You can do this over the phone via credit card, or by stopping in to see us.
3. Register: Click here to register on the NRA site.  We will use this information to print your certification at the end of the class.

NOTE: All shooters will need to have an up-to-date and paid annual WAIVER.

Jun
8
Sat
Indiana Dept of Natural Resources Boater Education Class @ Thunder Lakes Indoor Range/Outdoor Sports
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Lunch will be provided by Dry Dock Marine Center and Lake James Association

 

Sep
9
Mon
Fall Shooting Leagues 2019 @ Thunder Lakes
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm

Fall Shooting Leagues Begin Monday, September 9th and run for ten weeks ending the week of November 18th.  The cost to join is $50.00 per person.  Firearm leagues are Monday – Thursday 6:00pm – 8:00pm and archery leagues are Saturday 8:00am – 10:00am.

The deadline for sign up was August 26th.  But for those of you who would like to know more about our leagues for future interest in joining, they are as follows:

Marksman/Rimfire League
50 feet
.8 targets of 6 shots per target, 17 – .25 caliber, no lasers

Ladies Only League
10 yards
8 targets of 6 shots per target, any caliber with optics and lasers allowed

Challenge League
Distance varies
8 targets of 6 shots per target, 9mm-.45 caliber with optics allowed

Advanced Challenge League
Distance and targets vary weekly, 9mm-.45 caliber with shoot-offs beginning after week 10. Optics, lasers and lights are allowed

Couples Centerfire League
15 yards
8 targets of 6 shots per target, 9mm-.45 caliber, optics allowed no lasers.  Teams must be made up of two people

Team/Corporate Centerfire League
15 yards
8 targets of 6 shots per target, 9mm-.45 caliber with iron sights only. Only 2 person teams allowed

Open Pistol/Centerfire League
15 yards
8 targets of 6 shots per target, 9mm-.45 caliber with iron sights only

Carbine/Centerfire League
25 yards
8 targets of 6 shots per target, 9mm-.45 caliber with optics and lasers allowed

Singles Only Pistol/Centerfire League
15 yards
8 targets of 6 shots per target, 22 LR-.45 caliber accepted, iron sights only.  Must not be married or engaged. This is a singles only league with drinks at a local establishment after

Archery League
20 yards
30 arrows per week, compound or traditional, scoring will be round robbin

Sep
18
Wed
Angola Cruise to the Monument @ Angola Mound
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm

On Wednesday, September 18th, a classic car cruise and car show will be going on at the Angola mound starting at 5:00pm.  This is an all ages free event.  Make sure you stop by the Thunder Lakes tent during this classic car show.  We will be handing out free t-shirts and range passes, and will have some really great items to check out.  Whether you are already a member or have never been, our friendly staff will be there to answer all your questions about the Thunder Lakes ranges, leagues, events and our incredible store supplying all your firearm, archery and fishing needs.  Make sure you come check us out and we will see you there!

Sep
28
Sat
Gun Cleaning Class for Pistols @ Thunder Lakes Classroom
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This series of gun cleaning classes will focus on pistols and educate students on multiple types of firearms and best cleaning practices. Plus you get the opportunity to learn on your own personal firearm! If you have your own cleaning kit, great! (Class Cost $20) If you need a kit, we will provide one to you! (Class Cost $50) Call us today at 260-665-8133 to get registered!

Oct
5
Sat
Beginner Handgun 1 @ Thunder Lakes Indoor Range/Outdoor Sports
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Beginner Handgun 1 ​ $95 per person. Ages 18+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian also taking the course. A 4 hour course designed for the new handgun owner or prospective handgun owner this course teaches safety in handling, storing and transporting the firearms as well as Equipment (Gun, Ammunition, holsters, purses, accessories), Proper Shooting techniques and more. There are three hours of class room work followed by the last hour shooting rimfire pistol on the range. There is no test. 50 rounds of CCI or Federal .22LR rimfire ammunition are needed. This is available for sale at the training site. A required equipment list is available on our website. You do not need a firearm as the rimfire pistol loaner will be provided.

Combined Beginner Hand Gun 1& 2 same day​:  $175 per person. Ages 18+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian also taking the course. For the student who wishes to take both Beginner Handgun classes on the same day (AM and PM) we offer this package deal.  A half hour break between classes will be given for lunch. You may wish to bring your lunch and eat on-site due to time constraints.

Contact person at Thunder Lakes is Courtney Jagoda at 260-665-8133.

Beginner Handgun 2 @ Thunder Lakes Indoor Range/Outdoor Sports
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Beginner Handgun 2​  $95 per person. Ages 18+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian also taking the course. A 4 hour course picking up where Beginner Handgun 1 left off. A waiver of Beginner Handgun 1 may be given by our staff trainers in individual cases where it is appropriate. This course is a 4 hour range class working on shooting fundamentals done slowly and perfectly to include working from the holster, ball and dummy work, malfunction clearance and reloading while firing. There is no test.  100 rounds of centerfire ammunition needed along with your carry pistol. If you do not own a carry pistol we have a limited number of Glock 9mm loaner pistols with paddle style holsters, magazines and magazine pouches available for students. Arrangement must be made prior to the class date for this loaner gear.

Combined Beginner Hand Gun 1& 2 same day​:  $175 per person. Ages 18+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian also taking the course. For the student who wishes to take both Beginner Handgun classes on the same day (AM and PM) we offer this package deal.  A half hour break between classes will be given for lunch. You may wish to bring your lunch and eat on-site due to time constraints.

Contact person at Thunder Lakes is Courtney Jagoda at 260-665-8133.

Nov
23
Sat
Gun Cleaning Class for Long Guns @ Thunder Lakes Classroom
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This series of gun cleaning classes will focus on long guns and educate students on multiple types of firearms and best cleaning practices. Plus you get the opportunity to learn on your own personal firearm! If you have your own cleaning kit, great! (Class Cost $20) If you need a kit, we will provide one to you! (Class Cost $50) Call us today at 260-665-8133 to get registered!