Posted May 15, 2016 4:00 pm by Comments

By Jon Wayne Taylor

Based on some of the other “celebrity shooting courses” I’ve been to, I half expected the Intermediate Pistol course taught by Bill and Ryan Wilson to be $500 worth of hanging out with Bill Wilson. What I got instead was the best two-day shooting course I’ve ever experienced . . .

Getting to the Wilsons’ northeast Texas ranch wasn’t easy. I drove over eight hours; it was raining buckets the whole way and I had to dodge two tornadoes. I finally made it to Bill and Joyce Wilson’s gorgeous 8000 acre ranch by late Friday evening.

I headed out of the storm into the camp lodge, greeted by the welcome smell of a home-cooked pork chop dinner. Almost everyone was open carrying their pistols. I didn’t read anything encouraging open carry in the course detail, but Bill led by example. A Bill Wilson Custom Carry 1911 was on his hip at all times; it’s pretty clear that he’s a pants on, gun’s on carrier.

Joyce Wilson, the current Executive Director for IDPA, prepared the meal. Dinner was low key and informal. I got plenty of time to get to know my classmates and the Wilson family. Around 9pm …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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