Dale Tate   GUNMAKER
"The British would never think of using a shotgun for hunting or sport, which was not perfectly and expertly fitted to each individual's dimensions." - Dale Tate 
(209) 763-9040
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To make an appointment for custom gun fitting or schedule private instruction or shooting clinics, call:
West Coast Shotgun School
In 1978 Dale Tate started instructing at various gun clubs around the southeast of England for wing and clay shooting.  Included were Catsfield Shooting School, Pevensy Castle Gun Club and the Finch Gun Club in Hastings.  In 1995 Dale arrived in Monterey County at River Road Sporting Clays, teaching wing and clay shooting.  Dale Tate's shooting school, West Coast Shotgun School, is now located at Camanche Hills Hunting Preserve and Sporting Clays in Ione California, the largest sporting clay facility in the western United States.  Here, Dale provides NSCA Level II advanced sporting clay and winged shooting instruction.

Private Instruction - On site private instruction is available at a rate of $100/hour (two hour minimum) plus shells and targets.  

Semi Private/Group Instruction - On site group instruction of 2-6 students is available for $300 per student for a half day or $600 per student for a full day, plus shells and targets.

​Clinics - Dale is also available to travel to your facility for private, semi private or group clinics.  Rate is $1200 per day plus travel and expenses.
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Dale Tate - Sporting Clay and Winged Shooting Instruction

Take your game to a whole new level - learn from the best


Coming Up

Jan 16th - Highland Hills Ranch 
Dalles Oregon

Mar 4th to 21st 2015 - FieldSport Wingshooting School in Sturgis Kentucky

August 7th to 23rd 2015 - Winged Shooting School at Fieldsport, Traverse City Michigan

October 2015
Fieldsport Winged Shooting School at Wild Wing Lodge and Kennel

January 2016
Winged Shooting School
Highland Hills Ranch
Dalles Oregon


Dale Tate is a proud supporter of the Norcal Longshots youth shooting club based at Camanche Hills Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays.  
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Clinic Schedule