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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NRA Sporting Arms Museum to Open at Bass Pro Shops

The National Rifle Association will celebrate the grand opening of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, which is located at the Bass Pro Shops store in Springfield, Mo. “We are thrilled to bring such a wonderful collection of firearms to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World,” said NRA museum director Jim Supica....

District Court Throws Out Another Frivilous Lawsuit About Lead Ammunition

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today dismissed a lawsuit brought by the radical anti-hunting Center for Biological Diversity and six other groups demanding the Environmental Protection Agency ban traditional ammunition containing lead components. Traditional ammunition represents 95 percent of the U.S. market and is the staple ammunition...