With many shooters off to Florida over the next few days for the World Sporting, some big names have taken to the Essex Masters early and impressive scores have been posted.
Sean Bramley tops the lot with a massive 188 and his nearest rival, Nick Hendrick, is sitting five targets back on 183.
George Digweed has missed out on winning his third-consecutive Essex Masters championship with a score of 181, though that currently tops AAA-class.
AA-class is tied up between three shooters on 180, Chris Papworth tops A-class with the same score, Michael Virgo hit 161 to lead B-class and C-class sees Jamie Passant on top with 154.
For the full category results so far visit the Essex Gun website.
More shooters have travelled to Hepworth Hall today and the competition will continue until Sunday so be sure to come back for further updates.