Have you ever had a question and didn’t know where to find the answer? If so, you’ve come to the right place.
This section is a compilation of answers to the questions most commonly asked by our constituents. Just start by following one of the links below. If you can’t find the question you wanted to ask, don’t hesitate to contact us.
- Do I have to be a member to shoot on the ranges?
- How do I become a member of the Lincoln Izaak Walton League?
- What’s included in a REGULAR Membership? What’s the difference between a REGULAR and a FAMILY Membership?
- If I am a registered Lincoln Ikes member, can I bring guests out to shoot with me?
- Do I have to be a member to shoot at the matches held at the Lincoln Ikes?
- What types of shooting are allowed at the Lincoln Ikes ranges?
- Can I sight-in/zero-in my rifle before the hunting season at the Lincoln Ikes ranges?
Yes, we are a members-only shooting club and so you have to be a member to be on our facilities. To shoot on the available rifle/pistol ranges, shooters must be a current member of the rifle/pistol range. To shoot on the trap range, shooters must be a current member of the trap range.
We do have open enrollment and so if you are interested in becoming a member to shoot on our ranges, please contact our office for the next available orientation session.
Contact our office and we will let you know when our next orientation session is scheduled. New members must attend an orientation session, complete and sign the application, and then also pay the necessary dues and deposits. All members agree to abide by and follow the range rules, which are posted at each range.
What’s included in a REGULAR Membership? What’s the difference between a REGULAR and a FAMILY Membership?
If you have a Regular membership, that means the membership is in your name. A Family membership is available for any TWO individuals that share the same household/address. All of our members must be at least 19 years old. A Family membership or Regular membership DOES NOT ENTITLE THE CHILDREN OF THE MEMBER TO USE THE RANGE WITHOUT THE MEMBER PRESENT. In fact, this is prohibited and is grounds for membership revocation.
As the registered member, you can bring any guest to the rifle/pistol ranges that you would like and the following do not have to pay for or complete a guest pass:
1) Your spouse,
2) any children under 19 years of age, and
3) your children through the age of 25
Yes, as long as you are
• a registered, current member to the range(s) that you are wanting to shoot on (i.e. Members of the Rifle/Pistol Ranges can have guests along for the Rifle/Pistol Ranges that are available to shoot; Members of the Trap Range can have guests along to shoot on the Trap Range);
• Stay with your guests at all times, including on the same range as your guest.
• You are responsible for any guests that you bring out, and as such, any violations that they have while on our property would require that you have to report to the board to answer for them as well. Some violations may result in the loss of membership privileges or expulsion.
• If you are a Rifle/Pistol Range member, your guests must:
• Stop at the guest pass box,
• Complete all the information on guest pass and the envelope,
• Tear off the guest pass and make sure that your guest(s) keep it on them at all times,
• Insert the $10 guest pass fee into the envelope and deposit it into the guest pass box BEFORE entering the ranges.
No, you don’t have to be a member to shoot at the registered matches held at our facilities. Match fees are paid by the participants the day of most matches (except for some Cornhusker State Games matches and/or some trap meets.
Our rifle/pistol ranges are bulls-eye marksmanship ranges. During standard range times, neither moving and shooting or rapid fire are allowed on any of our ranges.
Standard trapshooting is available on our trap/shotgun range. We have Pat Traps and instruct our trap members on how to utilize the ranges and the machines.
All members are required to clean up after themselves on the ranges, and trap members load their own traps upon completion of their rounds. We ask all members to keep their area clean, if not better than they found it.
Our ranges are only open and available to our current members. However, a couple of weeks before the rifle deer season, we generally are open two to three days during a scheduled time for non-members (and members) to come sight in their rifles for a fee. Please see more information about our Annual Hunter Sight-In Days on this webpage.