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Take Your Ballistic Calculator to the Range, Deer Woods

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Ballistic Calculator mobile app available for the iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android devices. Modeled after the highly successful website-based program, the mobile app is a completely interactive tool you can take to...

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Multiple Options Now Available for Young, Smaller Shooters

O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc, throughout the company’s 95-year history, has been a leader in the development and design of firearms for younger and small-statured shooters and promoting responsible gun ownership and safety training for all gun owners. In the recently-launched Mossberg 2014 Youth Catalog, 45 shotguns, rimfire and centerfire rifles feature the company’s...

Five private land bonus hunts are set for Oklahoma youngsters this season. (Photo: The Oklahoman)

Hunting, Target Shooting Generates Billions in Annual Revenue

National Shooting Sports Foundation’s “Hunting in America” and “Target Shooting in America” reports reveal the broad impact that spending by hunters and target shooters have on America’s economy. Now, responding to demand for a combined report, NSSF has issued “Economic Impact of Hunting and Target Shooting in America,” showing, among other significant statistics, that...

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Deer Hunters Have a New Range for Shooting Practice

Finding a quality shooting range where you can enjoy sighting in a deer rifle or plinking with the youngsters sometimes can be a challenge, but many state wildlife agencies offer quality sites MDWFP is pleased to announce the opening of Mississippi’s newest public shooting range. McHenry Shooting Range, located in South Mississippi near Perkinston,...

A smooth-shooting rifle and good bullets are obviously crucial to success, but they're only as good as the optics that help you line up the deer in your sights.

Research Coatings Before Buying Hunting Optics

What are all these coatings on scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes? Take a look at any optics company’s site and you’ll find some descriptions about lens coatings that help with abrasion resistance, clarity, light transmission, glare reduction and waterproof capabilities. By Alan Clemons Some of these coatings are proprietary, specially designed by or for...

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Just How Much is Your Deer Hunting Rifle Worth?

Researching gun values just became simpler and more reliable. Now you can use Find Guns, powered by Gun Digest, on your computer or mobile device. Forget Googling secondhand information from Joe Gun Collector to get the latest shaky estimate on how much a used or antique gun or deer rifle is fetching. Find Guns...

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Beretta USA Expands Firearms Manufacturing With New Tennessee Facility

Beretta USA officials along with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty have announced the company will expand its U.S. operations by building a new firearms manufacturing plant in the Gallatin Industrial Park north of Nashville. “From the moment when we started to consider a location outside of the...

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Labor Unions Oppose Bill That Might End Hunting

A bill that likely would end or so severely impact hunting in California that it might not recover is sitting on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk waiting his approval or veto. Assembly Bill 711 would ban lead ammunition for hunting in California. Although some nontoxic shot is available, mostly for shotguns, within the rifle-handgun world...

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Get Zeroed in for Deer Season at New Shooting Range

The U.S. Forest Service and the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries have partnered to create a new shooting range located in the Conecuh National Forest in south Alabama. State, federal, and local officials will hold a grand opening ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sept. 26. The public is invited to attend and...

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Liberal State’s Attorney General, DOJ Sued About Delays in Firearms Approvals

The Calguns Foundation filed a new federal civil rights lawsuit Sept. 19 on behalf of three California residents, naming California Attorney General Kamala Harris and DOJ Bureau of Firearms Chief Stephen Lindley as defendants. The case challenges the California Department of Justice’s practice of denying individuals’ fundamental rights protected under the Second and Fourteenth...