SHOT Show 2018: The World’s Largest Firearms and Hunting Trade Show

If you’re a deer hunter and you love to check out all of the new gear, stay tuned every day this week as the Deer & Deer Hunting staff brings you daily highlights on all of the new firearms, optics, clothing and more from the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. (Photo courtesy Howard Communications, Inc.)

All systems are go for the 2018 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show beginning tomorrow January 23 until Friday January 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The largest trade show of its kind in the world, the SHOT Show is hosted by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearms industry trade association made up of more than 12,000 members from manufacturers, distributors, retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and media. 

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the SHOT Show will host upward of 60,000 industry professionals, 1,600 exhibitors and 2,400 media members during the next four days at the Sands Expo Center in Vegas. 

Since the show is limited to industry professionals and media only, the Deer & Deer Hunting staff will be there to provide full coverage each day of the show. There are sure to be a number of new and exciting products unveiled from rifles and handguns, to ammunition, optics, accessories and more.

D&DH editors and camera crews will scour the vast halls of the SHOT Show to bring the latest deer hunting gear right to you with daily blog posts, beginning Tuesday with new deer rifles, Wednesday with ammunition, Thursday will feature new muzzleloaders, then optics, shotguns, handguns and hunting accessories.

In addition, the D&DH team will have daily videos of the most impressive highlights from the trade show floor. There will be expert descriptions from the product specialists, and insightful impressions of every piece of deer hunting gear that the D&DH editors can get their hands on.  

Stay tuned each day as the world’s largest firearms and hunting trade show is brought right to you, by following along on, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.