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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...

Sight In A Hunting Rifle? There’s An App

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has a new “Where2Shoot” mobile app now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app – available for free in the iTunes App Store – puts North America’s most comprehensive directory of shooting ranges in the palm of your hand. It also includes video tips for shooters, news...

Indiana deer hunters had a successful 2011-12 season.

Hoosier Hunters Rack Up In 2011

Indiana deer hunters bagged fewer deer during the 2011 season than the year before, but the 129,018 total was still the fourth-best season on record, according to a report from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife. The total represented a 3.7 percent drop from the all-time record harvest of...

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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...

Louisiana Expands Maurepas Swamp WMA

Bigtime kudos to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for its latest move: a massive expansion of the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area northwest of New Orleans. The 29,630-acre addition to the WMA now creates 103,374 acres within driving distance for thousands who live in southern Louisiana. The WMA is located between New...

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...

Deer & Deer Hunting June 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Use these seven proven tactics to improve your odds in the woods this...

Deer & Deer Hunting March 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Have you committed a deer hunting sin if you shoot a young-of-the-year whitetail?...

Teen Hunter’s First Buck

by Robert Foan, D&DH reader On Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, my son Brody (14) killed his very first whitetail buck in Wisconsin. He shot it with his Hoyt Kobalt set at 50 pounds using an Easton Axis ST arrow and a 100-grain G5 Montec Brodhead. The shot was taken at 23 yards on buck...