Welcome to the Samoset Rod & Gun Club, Inc.


350 Matfield Street

West Bridgewater, MA  02379

OUR CLUB -- OUR MISSION STATEMENT

What We Offer

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We offer an indoor pistol range and an indoor and outdoor archery range.

We have canoe runs, ham & turkey shoots, a Club retreat, member events and member family events.  We  are family!

Who We Are

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 The Samoset Rod & Gun Club is a non-profit organization that was established in May 1951. It is a sportsmen's club supporting hunting, fishing and other environmental issues.  The Association also supports the Town of West Bridgewater, WBYAA, Boy Scouts, Scholarship Fund and the Police and Fire Department, among many other things.   

Why Not Join

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Samoset Rod & Gun Club is one of a few clubs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that raises state supplied pheasants for release during hunting season.  The Samoset is also a member of the GOAL and Plymouth County Leagues.    

Club News

The 2018-2019 Officers and Board of Directors:  Nils Anderson, Michael Kominsky, Lisa Hunnewell, Nancy Williams, Eldon Moreira, Ernest Bill, Robert Cooke, Carol Hunnewell, Rocco Richardi, Thomas Snell, Kelly Van Dyke and Bruce Holmquist.  


Check out the calendar for upcoming events to ensure that you don't miss out on any fun.


REMINDER:  2020 Member Dues is due and payable by December 31, 2019.  You must show a valid hunting, fresh or saltwater fishing license, LTC or an FID card when renewing dues for the new year.  The valid license must reflect the dues year that you are renewing, meaning the license must be valid for 2020.  Life Members are exempt.


The 2019 key cards are now active.  Please remember that in order to receive a 2019 key card, you must have your dues recorded as being paid and have shown a valid 2019 license.  You cannot rely on a 2018 fishing license to receive a new key card.  The fishing license must be valid for 2019 and have an expiration date of December 31, 2019.


On-line Store:  Click on the button below to order your Member Apparel!  Check out the winter selections.  This is a great way to look stylish and stay warm during the Winter!  

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Club Retreat Fun on the Lake

Check out this fun video as Members Jordan K. and Eddie C. are showing skills on Long Lake in Naples, ME!  Video provided by Brandon H., with Ralph H. and Bernie H. performing a jet ski drive-by!

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From The Beginning

The Year was 1951, a time when a group of guys wanted a place to call their own.  They found the land and with pen in hand the Samoset Rod & Gun Club, Inc. was crowned.  Now decades later, many can call it home!

Our Club Today

Sixty-eight years later and although the building and faces changed, the spirit and commitment remains the same and yet, it will always be a place where everybody knows your name!

Membership

Any person twenty-one (21) years of age or older may apply for and shall be provided with an application for Associate Membership provided that the applicant have a valid hunting, fresh or saltwater fishing license, LTC, or an FID card to submit an application.  


Samoset's Tips, Sips & Quips for the Month


Tip of the Month:


January can be the coldest month and snowstorms are surely to come along with the cold air.  Take preventative measures and prepare for power outages.  Have extra batteries, bottled water, lanterns and flashlights, fire wood and matches, blankets, peanut butter and jelly and even tuna fish on hand.  Last but not least, always check your toilet paper supply ! 


Sip of the Month:


                                 Rumchata Hot Cocoa:


• 2  and 1/2 cups of milk

         1/4 cup of sugar

         2 tbsp. cocoa powder

          1 tsp. vanilla

          6 oz. chocolate chips

          1/2 cup Rumchata

          1/3 cup warm caramel

           Whipped cream and cinnamon stick for garnish


• Pour milk into saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat.  Whisk in sugar and cocoa and stir until smooth.  Stir in chocolate chips and vanilla until chips are melted.  Lastly, stir in rumchata and turn off heat.


• Take a small dish and pour the warm caramel on it and take a glass and dip it into the caramel to coat the rim.  Add the hot chocolate mixture and top with whipped cream and add a cinnamon stick!


Quip of the Month:


January days can be cold and dark, think Spring and turn a room into a place that makes you feel like your having a picnic in the park!

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Upcoming Events

2019 Member Events


January 


27th  Body Meeting- Start time 11:00 a.m.


February 


24th  Body Meeting - Start time 11:00 a.m.


March


15th  Lucky the Leprechaun @ 7:00 p.m.

16th  St. Patrick's Dance - 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

31st  Body Meeting (Bylaw) - Start time 11:00 a.m.


April 


13th  Casino Run (Mohegan Sun) @ 8:00 a.m.

19th  Peter Cottontail and Friend @ 7:00 p.m.

27th  Spring Fling - 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

28th   Body Meeting - Start time 11:00 a.m.


May 


5th  Senior Citizen's Dinner

12th  Mother's Day Brunch - 10:00 am. - 2:00 p.m.

19th  Body Meeting - Start time 11:00 a.m.

26th  Parking Lot Party - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


June


9th  Canoe Run @ 9:00 a.m.

16th  Father's Day BBQ - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

22nd  Chicken Bake - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


August


10th   Beef Bake - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


September


14th  Clam Boil - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

19th-22nd     Club Retreat - Point Sebago in Maine

29th   Body Meeting - Start time 11:00 a.m.


October 


11th - 12th    Club Elections

11th  Pheasant Release

12th  Pheasant Hunting Season Begins

12th   Pig Roast - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

26th  Adult Halloween Party - 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

27th  Body Meeting - Starting time 11:0 a.m.

27th  Children's Halloween Party - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


November


3rd   Ham/Turkey Shoot @ 9:00 a.m.

24th  Body Meeting - Start time 11:00 a.m.


December


8th    Children's Christmas Party - 12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

29th  Body Meeting - Start time 11:00 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Looking for a place to go where everybody knows your name!

We are a private sportsmens' club that offers an indoor pistol range; indoor and outdoor archery range.

Samoset Rod & Gun Club, Inc.

350 Matfield Street, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02379

(508) 584-2385

Hours

Monday - Friday: 2:00 pm - 12:00 am

Saturday: 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Sunday: 10:00 am - 12:00 am