Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays; pistol/rifle target shooting, to plinking cans with a bb gun.
Hi, I'm a 15 year old living in Massachusetts and when I get my driver's lisence I'm going to start shooting clays. I was wondering if anyone knew what I need to legally shoot clays without a parent/guardian (not gear just lisences). If you know what lisences I need please respond to this post.
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Call your state fish and game for info on hunting and age requirements.
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I would try to contact someone from the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) in your area. Here is the Mass. info. See if there is a Gun Club near you or call one of the state advisors for more info. Good Luck Shooting. http://shootsctp.org/teams/state.aspx?state=MA
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You can contact the club you plan to shoot at and they can easily guide you in the right direction. You should not require any license to shoot clays, just a gun and ammo. generally you will be required to transport the gun and ammo in separate cases and normally the gun case has to be locked while being transported.
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You would need an FID and an adult with a FID or LTC to purchase a firearm and ammunition for you. The FID allows you to possess the shotgun and ammunition but you aren't allowed to purchase it until you're 18. Where in MA are you located?
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