Mike Stears

Mike Stears

Born: Died: Year Inducted: 2015 Mike began shooting trap in 1991 at Pocatello Gun Club after being invited out to the club to shoot a few practice rounds. Mike was hooked by the time he left the first post. Mike did not shoot very much when he originally started, but...
Walter “Spud” Storey

Walter “Spud” Storey

Year Inducted: 2008 Spud Storey is a competitive shooting sportsman, traveling throughout the Northwest and Arizona participating in ATA shoots. He is well known for his shooting ability, sense of humor and good sportsmanship. Spud started trapshooting in 1969,...
Hal Smurthwaite

Hal Smurthwaite

Year Born: 1939 Year Died: Year Inducted: 1997 Hal was born in Cottonwood, Idaho in 1939, lived in Whitebird, Idaho for 35 years, and in Grangeville, Idaho since 1975. He worked his way from toy guns through rifles and pistols before taking up shotguns. He began to...
Willard Smith

Willard Smith

Year Born: 1904 Year Died: 1989 Year Inducted: 1992 Willard Smith, Trapshooter and farmer, was born in Tennessee in 1904. He moved to Idaho in 1917, buying a farm in Craigmont, Idaho, in 1926 where he made his home for life. Willard Smith is generally regarded as the...
Rod Sheets

Rod Sheets

Year Inducted: 2011 Rod Sheets began his trapshooting career in 1972 and has not only been a major figure in the winners circle but has also contributed many years of his time serving on the state and Camas Prairie board of directors. He has shot a total of 287,825...
Ted Schlecht

Ted Schlecht

Year Inducted: 2014 Ted Schlecht began shooting registered trap in 1995 and showed very early promise from his first shoot. He won the Class C ATA singles with a 195 and in the PITA state shoot he dominated C Class by winning Class C runner-up in doubles, singles...