Fishing Creek  Sportsmen's Association
Benton, PA 17814

A tax-exempt 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization

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General Info


Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Clubhouse (
IMPORTANT NOTE: or the VFW meeting room) located on Shannon Hill Road across from the VFW Building and near The Mill Race Golf Course (previously), approximately two miles north of Benton, PA.

Hope to see some new faces at our monthly meetings.


A newsletter to all club members is mailed out annually. Membership forms are available (currently $10.00 per year) at various locations, including the VFW, the Kozy Korner Luncheonette, Thunder Ridge Outfitters, Smith’s Outdoor Connection, thru any officer, or by printing the online FCSA Membership Application and mailing it and the fee to: Fishing Creek Sportsmen's Association, c/o Charles Musitano - Secretary, P.O. Box 331, Benton, PA 17814.

New members and volunteers are always welcome.

Range Rules

The range is always open during specified hours, except when notified, when the golf course is having a tournament, during any Club events, or when volunteers are working at or near the range. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Range rules are clearly posted at the range. Synopsis is:

A. All ranges are open at 9:00 AM.
B. All ranges close 1/2 hour before dusk.
C. No other range is to be used when the rifle range is in use.
D. The rifle range use is limited up to semi-automatic weapons, three rounds max.
The shotgun range is limited to slugs and 00 buck only.
All spent ammo is to be cleaned up before leaving the area.
G. If the range is used after hours, the person using will lose all range privileges and may be removed from the club membership roles.

In addition: Only members of the Club or VFW post may use the range.
Children younger than 16 are allowed to use the range if accompanied by a member.
Anyone over 16 must be a member of the Club to use the range.

These rules have been imposed for everyone’s protection and safety; please abide by them.

Public Access Fishing Areas

To see a listing of area public access fishing locations (as of 12/23/2015), please view the item on the Home page under "Download Links". This listing can be viewed or printed, as needed.

Children's Fishing Derby

A. Held the first Sunday in June.
B. No participation fee.
C. All children participating must register to be able to win a trophy.
D. Participants are to be between the ages of 5-12 years old to be able to win a trophy.
E. Registration is held between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon on Sunday.
F. Fishing to be able to win a trophy is from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Sunday.

This Derby has been kept alive by the donations received from local area businesses and citizens.
We wish to thank all donators who help make this a local area tradition and all the children who come out and have an enjoyable afternoon.