Orvis Sandanona, in upstate New York, is open 363 days a year. Visit and enjoy a round of sporting-clays, attend a school, take a private lesson with one of our skilled instructors, join in on one of our monthly events, unwind on our wrap-around porch, let us host your next retreat, or hunt our fields with an Upland Membership.
ORVIS SANDANONA WINGSHOOTING SCHOOL
The Orvis Wingshooting Schools were the first of their kind offered in the United States, and for over twenty-five years have offered shooters the finest wingshooting and hunting instruction available anywhere in the world. We offer both 1 and 2 Day curriculums, both designed to work with any skill level.
Based on the English Churchill method, our instinctive approach to shotgunning offers both the novice and the seasoned veteran a complete shooting system that can be used for upland and waterfowl hunting and sporting clays. The fundamentals of the Orvis system include stance, footwork, gun handling, swing, visual concentration, proper gun mount, and correct fit of the gun stock.
The Orvis shotgun shooting instructors are consummate professionals who are beside you at every shot quietly analyzing and improving your style.
Must be at least 12 years old to participate.
Learn more about Orvis Sandanona’s 1- and 2-Day Wingshooting Schools
ORVIS SANDANONA SPECIALTY SCHOOLS
Orvis introduced one of the first sporting clays courses in the country at its Manchester, Vermont Shooting School. Orvis Sandanona upholds this tradition with two courses, running simultaneously on the property.
2020 Events at Sandanona
Taconic Distillery Shoot | November 15th, 2020
If you and your clients desire to take a step back in time, relax, and find yourself among the most beautiful scenery in the northeast, visit us at Orvis Sandanona.
If you cannot make one of our fly fishing or shotgun shooting school dates or want a refresher after a school, or if you need to warm up for that trip to England shooting high pheasants, or that trip to the Gunnison in Colorado casting for trout; our school instructors are available for Private Instruction all year round.
Upland Memberships offer Sporting Clays and 5-Stand at a member rate, access to a members-only club room, and exceptional upland hunting on the high fields above the clubhouse as well as driven, mallard and continental shoots. Upland Hunting Memberships are reciprocal across all 3 Orvis Shooting Grounds.
Individual Membership Fee - ** $2,500.00
Memberships renew annually.
Guided Fishing & Hunting
Orvis Sandanona is an Orvis Endorsed fly fishing outfitter and has a full service pro shop on premise. We are set amidst the rolling hills and horse farms just an hour and half from New York City, and are steeped in the tradition of fly-fishing. Whether its wading for Brookies and Rainbows during the early season Hendrickson hatch or float tubing for big Browns late season, our professional fly fishing guides can tailor the day to meet your needs. Just minutes away from casting in classic eastern trout waters like the Roleliff Jansen Kill, Wappingers, or Housatonic. Take advantage of Orvis Fly fishing school instructors available for individual or group lessons on our stocked ponds or private trout stream. An experience for all ability levels.
Sandanona Shooting Grounds
Open 7 Days a week, 9am – 5pm
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