Shooting Grounds

drc-property-14Clay Shooting · Sporting Clays Course · Instruction · Guided Pheasant Hunting for Individuals and Groups

Join us for an unforgettable and safe experience. We offer clay target shooting instruction for beginners and shotgun enthusisasts alike. A sporting clays course and guided pheasant hunting is available for experienced shooters. Enjoy the best driven-birds in America as well as a world-class flighted mallard shoot. Other club activities include traditional walk-up hunts with dogs for preserve and wild birds, and marquee shooting instruction catered to gunners of all abilities. Open year round.

The Covey & Nye Shooting Grounds are located on a spectacular 1,200+ acre private upland preserve just 25 minutes from Manchester, Vermont and 40 minutes from Saratoga Springs, New York. The preserve offers beginners and experienced clay and wing-shooters a wide variety of shooting challenges—all in a beautiful country setting, with amazing views of Vermont’s Green Mountains, the Taconic Range, and the Adirondacks.

instruction-jimPrivate Shooting Instruction

1 to 4 Students per Session

Covey & Nye’s Shooting School is considered one of the top schools in the country. Managed by shooting instructor, Dylan Snell, beginners will learn how to successfully shoot clay targets, while experienced shooters will improve their game.

“Best Instruction Ever!”—Amy G. – Granville, NY.


group-shooting-instructionGroup Shooting & Instruction

Groups of 5 or More People

Perfect for reunions, social gatherings, corporate meetings, weddings and family occasions. Beginners to experts are welcome for this fun and memorable day in the country.

“Incredibly patient and excellent instructors. The set-up is perfect.” —Catherine F. – Hanover, NH.



willclays_smSporting Clays Course

Covey & Nye’s Sporting Clays Course has 15 stations with 24 fully automated traps.

“Stunning Shooting Grounds.”  —John S. – Dorset, VT.




drc-dogs-9Guided Pheasant Hunting

1 or 2 Guns per Hunt

Beginners and experienced hunters alike can join us for a half-day pheasant hunt on our premier pheasant and partridge hunting fields. Everything you need for your hunt is included in this package.

“Magnificent views and great dog work.” —Ken M. – Saratoga, NY.