Shooters got into the festive spirit on Sunday for the Gunnedah Sporting Clays' annual Christmas Shoot.
A fantastic roll-up of 85 shooters from clubs around the region and as far as Dubbo, among them a lot of new faces, took to the range, rain for the first 50 targets of the day a welcome sight.
One hundred targets of English Sporting were run in the morning along with an extreme target, followed by the Yuletide Log Flurry after a special Christmas lunch.
Paula Purvis was for the second year running part of the winning Yuletide Log Flurry team, this year combining with Eli Kelly, Charlie North and Stuart Cole.
Purvis also won the ladies competition, edging out Melissa Phillips by two targets after hitting 80 of her 100.
Denis Coaker took out the Extreme Target while Matt Duncan was the overall winner with 89/100.
Lance North (85/100) was first in AA grade, Shane Raulston (81/00) won A grade and Neil Donaldson (80/100) B grade in what was one of the closest divisions of the day with Greg Drain shooting 79 and clinching second on a countback from Rob Murray.
Dean Delaney (78/100) took out C grade while George Lyne (75/100) won the juniors division and Ethan Kelly (68/100) the sub-juniors.
Yuletide Log Flurry was won by Team 1 consisting of Paula Purvis, Eli Kelly, Charlie North and Stuart Cole.
Extreme Target - Denis Coaker
Overall - Matt Duncan 89/100
AA Grade - 1st - Lance North 85/100, 2nd - Darren Guy 74/100
A Grade - 1st - Shane Raulston 81/100, 2nd - Alister Lyne 78/100, 3rd - Peter Kay 77/100
B Grade - 1st - Neil Donaldson 80/100, 2nd - Greg Drain 79/100 + 4, 3rd - Rob Murray 79/100 + 3
C Grade - 1st - Dean Delaney 78/100, 2nd - James Bradford 62/100 + 3, 3rd - Ben Coxhead 62/100 + 2
Ladies - 1st - Paula Purvis 80/100, 2nd - Melissa Phillips 78/100, 3rd - Mellissa Bourke 56/100
Juniors - 1st - George Lyne 75/100, 2nd - James Newberry 71/100, 3rd - Andrew Constable 56/100
Sub - Juniors - 1st - Ethan Kelly 68/100, 2nd - Charlie North 67/100, 3rd - Danny Davidson 62/100