Gene Lumsden shot at ATA targets from 1961 to 1972

The first of Gene's Grand American trophies came in 1963 when he captured the junior title in the GAH with 97 and the A age group award in the class singles with 196. The following year he was junior co-champ in the High-Over-All and placed third in A standings in the Clay Target. In 1965 Gene earned both junior and A honors in the Doubles Championship. As a representative for Krieghoff, Gene won four industry trophies at the 1970 Grand.

In California state shoot competition, Gene claimed Junior Singles titles in 1963 and 1964, when he also snared the doubles crown with 96. He repeated as twin-bird champion the following year with 97. Gene picked up a junior prize at the 1965 Golden West Grand and he collected numerous junior and men's awards during PITA competition from 196 to 1965.

Gene also excelled in International style trapshooting. At the 1967 Grand American, he finished first in the International Clay Pigeon event with 100 plus 75 extras. In 1968 and 1969 Gene captured three titles, including two for world record-tying 198's in the Grand Prix of Switzerland and the Cup of Nations in Milano, Italy. During those two years he earned seven other place trophies while competing in Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Switzerland and Denmark.

Gene was named to five All-American teams - Sub-Junior in 1963, Junior in '64, '65 and '66, plus Industry in 1971.

Gene Lumsden was inducted in to the California Trapshooting Hall of Fame in 2005.