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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. “Featuring treasured guns...

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 for target shooters,...

Sight In Your Rifle Scope For More Success

My wife asked recently why we have four trash bags full of plastic milk jugs piled up in a corner of our garage, instead of putting them in the recycling bin with the other stuff accumulated each week in our household. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor Because, I replied, when I want to...

Arizona To Open New Shooting Range

The public is invited to the grand opening of the Northern Arizona Shooting Range, located east of Flagstaff, on Saturday, July 7. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Following the remarks, there will be a traditional Hopi blessing by representatives from the Hopi Tribe, and then the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the range....