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receive updates about upcoming culls...

* email Kelly at [email protected]

* sign-up for email updates at:


* check the Izaak Walton calendar...
ALL the Cull dates for 2016 are listed


Sunday, Feb 26, 10am

at: the Izaak Walton in Peosta, IA
11001 Thunder Hills Rd. 

add'l culls scheduled as follows...

March 19

May 21

June 18

July 16

Aug 20

Sept 17

Oct 15

Nov 19

at Izaak Walton, Peosta IA

Fun, Safe, and instructional... practice defensive shooting in an environment geared to help you improve your skills, meet great folks, and have a "blast"!

NEW! get more from your rifle

With the current popularity of the AR-15 platform we've decided to put  Bill Stephanopoulos' wisdom to work! Having served in the 82nd Airborne Infantry in his younger days, his skills and knowledge have only improved with time. 

  call or text 563/581-5591 -Kelly

Here are a few things you can expect:
- the instructor will be Bill Stephanopoulos
- he'll focus on the AR as an ideal home defense weapon 
- you'll learn HOW to effectively sweep your home room to room
- you'll learn HOW to engage intruders with live fire, OR with the gun itself 
- you'll learn important skills in target discrimination
- you'll learn the most effective ways to manipulate the controls of your AR in the midst of trouble
- you'll even learn how to break-down and properly maintain your AR 
- you'll also learn some basics about longer range shooting

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cull [kul]

transitive verb (past and past participle culled, present participle cull·ing, 3rd person present singular culls)


1. remove somebody or something as worthless: to remove an inferior person or thing from a group

2. to remove an animal, especially a sick one, from a herd horde or flock


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GUNS: "Run what ya brung". Most folks use their carry-pistols, making this an opportunity to practice real-world self-defense drills. But some want to try their home-defense skills with shotguns, AR-15s, AK-47s, etc, so even though our scenarios are set-up for pistols, but we make appropriate accommodation for rifles & shotties by extending their distance from the targets. Rifles & pistols may use calibers .22 and up (sorry, no .50 BMG), shotguns must 

use 00-buck or slugs.

You'll usually need about 50 rounds of ammo for the day, but since most courses of fire do not limit how many shots you can take, you may wish to bring more. Large-capacity magazines are helpful, and over-kill is encouraged.

ACTION: We accommodate those who might be handicapped in some manner, but generally our scenarios may require you to run, shoot on-the-move, break-through doors, etc. We also frequently use moving and reactive targets.

WHEN: We have culls scheduled throughout the year. That's great fun in the summer, but can be downright miserable in off-seasons. Regardless the weather it's a chance to try your skills and tools in pleasant or adverse conditions. We run pretty-much rain or shine, so dress for hot-weather or mud, rain or freezing cold - check the weather before you come!
check the calendar at: www.iwla.org/dubuque

WHERE: the culls are hosted at the Izaak Walton League Dubuque Chapter, located about a mile North of Highway 20. This is about 5 mi. West of Dubuque, 1 mi. East of Peosta. Plug the address: 11001 Thunder Hills Road, Peosta, IA 52068  into your GPS.

COST for 2016: Just $10 for Izaak Walton members, but open to all for only $15 per shooter.


Now you know what to expect from us, here are some things we expect from YOU... act like an adult, using an ATTITUDE of safety! There may be 30+ shooters, so we'll break-into squads and everyone will need to do some of the work. Each squad will have a designated safety officer, but we also need folks to keep score, paste & reset targets, pick-up brass, and leave everything ready for the next squad,  so please be willing to help.

Want MORE info? If YOU'D like to be alerted about pending Culls give us your e-mail, by clicking the “CONTACT US” link at: http://www.carrycourses.com/

We try to e-mail the scenarios a few days before the cull so you can choose which weapons and ammo to use, and maybe plan how you'll try to run the courses. We'll also follow-up each cull with a copy of the scores, so you can watch your improvement from cull to cull, or compare your results with your friend's.

See our "RULES" page for more info, or member-up and visit the forum...

and now...  an UNASHAMED PITCH
to help a friend of ours...

Did you know that when you buy a ROLLnSHOOT you are helping our friend Bill S. to make ends meet? He never complains, he worked hard all his life, but too many tough landings with a parachute in his younger years has put him on disability in these latter years... STILL, with his head always in the game, Bill invented the ROLLnSHOOT concept & FiveC is just helping him market it. The concept itself is SIMPLE...

Good defensive training means putting your

BRAIN through additional STRESS. 

Modern military & civilian defensive schools use colors now to identify 'targets', requiring shooters to discern threats from non-threats during training by actively looking for special characteristics like shape/color combinations during a drill. ANYONE can add this idea to their training, BUT you need some way to CALL the color or shape... ROLLnSHOOT calls it for you!

Simply ROLL the RnS dice & assess the color & shape. Not only is the roll randomized, it also forces your BRAIN to collect the information on the dice and recall that info while you run through the exercise.

For TRAINING the RnS dice can be used in a multitude of ways to create challenging drills, allowing YOU to decide how difficult the training should be.

For FUN the RnS dice can turn monotonous plinking into solid entertainment or serious competition among friends.

You won't find a better range tool for the price!

Get one in your range bag ASAP!

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