Photos Scout Brown, 2015 Alaska State Shoot Nicked M. Good, 2015 Alaska State Shoot Mattie Mahala West, 2015 Alaska State Shoot ShowLow Joe at the 2015 Alaska State Shoot Red Roy with Flaco Joe running the Timer at the 2105 Alaska State Shoot Poco Loco Louie, 2015 Alaska State Shoot Coho Cowboy, 2015 Alaska State Shoot ChuckWagon McTaggert at the 2015 AK State Shoot Smithy Jim getting er done at the 2015 AK State Shoot Silver and his baby watching the action at the 2015 AK State Shoot Posse 2, AK State Shoot Possee 1, AK State Shoot Wind Drifter keeping an eye on things at the 2015 AK State Shoot Montana Kid Hammer, 2015 AK State Shoot Pokin A. Long, 2015 AK State Shoot DH Hauler, 2015 AK State Shoot Brass Pounder, 2015 AK State Shoot Marshall Stone, 2015 AK State Shoot Tripod, 2015 AK State Shoot Humpy, 2015 AK State Shoot Judge Yukon Hatch, 2015 Ak State Shoot Diamond Mac, 2015 AK State Shoot Lead Monger, 2015 AK State Shoot Berry Woman and Windrifter enjoying life at the 2015 AK State Shoot Yukon Deb at the 2015 AK State Shoot Yukon Deb and Coho Cowboy, winners of the 2015 Alaska State shoot Lead Spitting Rusty at the 2015 AK State Shoot Lead Spitting Rusty figuring out the stage at the 2015 AK State Shoot Bemidji Slim at the 2015 AK State Shoot Judge Yukon Hatch watching the fun at the 2015 State Shoot Smithy Jim looking on while Poco runs the timer Flacko Joe timing Red Roy at the 2015 State Shoot Marshall Stone hunkering down to get that shot at the 2015 State Shoot The New Year’s Day temperature for the Freeze Your Buns Match. This year was a pleasant 26 deg. Last year was 50 below! Bear Creek Bill looks over the stage Wind Drifter and Drover Knutts at the loading table The posse assembling for the Freeze Your Buns match Quite a crowd gathered for the Golden Heart Shootists’ Society annual New Years’ Day shoot hosted in Salcha this year by Diamond Mac and Lead Spittin Rusty. With the temperature hovering in the Mid 20’s, the group’s first activity of 2013 drew 15 shooters and 15 guests. Photo:Valencia Not just Sally Alaska’s shirt and hat were red as she took on the pistol targets as Diamond Mac ran the timer. Photo:Valencia Hillbilly Hottie takes on a challenging sequence of rifle targets during GHSS’s annual New Year’s Day shoot as Kootenai Brown runs the timer. Photo Valencia Poco Loco Louie finishes up the first sweep of pistol targets as his off-hand draws his second pistol during the New Year’s Day course of fire. Cold temperatures made familiar actions tricky. Photo: Valencia DeeDee Mecnyl was smooth as silk as she shot through the New Year’s Day course of fire to take second over-all and top cowgirl honors. Photo:Valencia Braving the cool temperature in shirt sleeves, Matt shoots the first stage of the FYB match in Traditional style, while Diamond Mac handles the timer. Photo:Valencia Rose With Bear Creek Bill in the background, Sally Alaska shows off her mittens. Kootenai Brown lends a hand to Kanuti River Wrangler in the left foreground as Cady Adams picks out additions to her plate during the pot-luck meal that followed GHSS’s New Year’s day shootfest. In the background are Wind Drifter, Sally Alaska and Lead Spittn Rusty. Photo: Valencia Drover Knutts gathers up a bottle of water before heading to the living room to find a place to sit and eat. Yet to partake of the numerous dishes available is Hillbilly Hottie. Photo: Valencia Bear Creek Bill looks over the stage at Freeze Your Buns 2013 Wind Drifter and Drover Knutts at the loading table for 2013 Freeze Your Buns Callie Crossfox holds the scorecards while doing the Frozen Toe Jig; Moonshiner Matt, Dee Dee Mecnyl, and Sally Alaska look on. Some of the GHSS crew manning the information booth at the TVSA Gun Show Poco shoots duelist style on Bay 4 Poco Loco Louie shooting on Bay 4 Kootenai Brown shooting the Holy Black. Judge Yukon Hatch on timer View of Bay 1 – Ft Chatanika Bay 2 at Chatanika Range Rosie’s Saloon and Billiards Bay 4 at Chatanika – Trapper’s Cabin GHSS Shooters at Bay 5 The Clearwater Stage Stop – Bay 5 at Chatanika Alaskan Lady Lou and Pedro de Borealis The AK Corral Judge Yukon Hatch briefs the stage on Bay 4 Shooting at Bay 2 Diamond Mac blazes away on Bay 3 while Judge Yukon Hatch times. Diamond Mac explains the course of fire to Big Big shoots his pistols on Bay 5. Diamond Mac is TO Big runs the rifle on Bay 5 Big runs the shotgun on Bay 5 Big works as LTO as Kanuti River Wrangler prepares to shoot.