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Cash Available for Shooting Ranges

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, invites public and private shooting facilities to apply for up to $400,000 in grants that can assist in developing strategies to put more target shooters on their firing lines. By providing this funding to qualifying ranges, NSSF’s Range Partnership Grant...

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Deer Hunting Gear Should Match Expectations

It’s one thing to be a “poor but practical” hunter, and it’s another to be a cheapskate. The biggest mistake I see hunter make year after year is they rush out and buy the best gun and ammo and then totally skimp on optics. It absolutely doesn’t make sense, and, in fact, it’s downright...

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Riflescopes: Size Does Matter

Most hunters today use scopes, but if you really want to get the most accuracy out of your rifle you need good optics. The old adage was that you should spend as much on your scope as you do your rifle. I don’t know if I always agree with that (depending on the price...

Sunday deer hunting still is prohibited in Virginia.

Sunday Hunting Gunned Down Again

Efforts to remove the prohibitions on Sunday hunting failed in Virginia, again By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor Virginia hunters mounted a serious but unsuccessful charge this year in the Commonwealth’s legislative session to get Sunday hunting “blue laws” repealed or modified. So, until changes are made, hunting on Sunday in Virginia still will be...

Hunter Input Wanted For Proposed Changes

Maryland hunters are being asked for their input on proposed changes to regulations and bag limits for whitetail and sika deer. The Maryland DNR has asked for suggestions and comments following what it says are repeated requests for more protection of young bucks. Proposed changes include a reduced bag limit to three for the...

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Ohio’s Poached Monster Bucks

Ohio is one of the nation’s big buck states, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources also has some big fines for poachers. A five-year old law provides for fines to be based on the Boone & Crockett score of a buck. The controversial fines, or restitution as the Ohio DNR calls them, have...

Forest Service Studying Roads on Chattahoochee N.F.

The USDA Forest Service is beginning a study of the road system on the Chattahoochee National Forest, and wants to know which national forest roads are important to visitors and why. Anyone may provide comments now through April 13. “The Forest Service is committed to balancing the needs for public access to the Chattahoochee...

FOX Admits Policy Against Ammo, Firearms Ads

An official with FOX Sports Media Group in California confirmed Monday its anti-gun and anti-hunting advertising policies after a request for clarification from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The NSSF request asking FOX to lift its ban on firearms and ammunition advertising on Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts was dismissed with a form letter from...

NSSF Launches Site for Election Firearms Issues

To assist eligible voters with registering and with evaluating candidates’ positions on Second Amendment issues, the National Shooting Sports Foundation has launched GunVote, a voter education website at nssf.org/gunvote. To reach the most voters possible with this educational effort, NSSF is encouraging Twitter users to tag their election-related tweets with #gunvote and to keep...