SSSF Donates to MidwayUSA Foundation Team Endowment 7-8-2016

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) recently donated $791,950 to Team Endowment Accounts at the MidwayUSA Foundation. The donation will benefit 95 teams participating in the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) across 24 different states. The SSSF provides SCTP and SASP member-teams the opportunity to earn MidwayUSA Foundation Team Endowment Account funds through placements in SSSF-sponsored competitions and by participating in SCTP and SASP fundraising activities benefiting local shooting sports communities. The Team Endowment Account Program at the MidwayUSA Foundation gives a community the ability to financially support a competitive youth shooting sports program … Continue reading SSSF Donates to MidwayUSA Foundation Team Endowment 7-8-2016

Broken Arm and Rib by Gary A. Engberg 8-30-2015

I fell last night when taking Katie out and cracked my arm and rib. I’ll be laid up for a while, so please bare with me on my posts. I’m really hurting and don’t know when I’m going to me back at it! Please wait a while…. Thanks, Gary Continue reading Broken Arm and Rib by Gary A. Engberg 8-30-2015

Snoop Dogg Gives Gun Companies A Bad Rap 3-12-2015

Photo Funnies: Raccoon Gets Head Stuck In Tree A chubby raccoon that got its head stuck in a knot in a tree in southern New Jersey is free. A retired state conservation officer joined firefighters and used a chisel to make the hole bigger for the raccoon’s head. The Secret To Drawing In Gobblers With Decoys Turkey hunters have many great decoy choices nowadays. Sometimes, though, multiple options can create confusion. Pro turkey hunters say that realism, the phase of the breeding season and the makeup of local turkey flocks are critical considerations. Florida Looking For Bear Sweepers Lee and … Continue reading Snoop Dogg Gives Gun Companies A Bad Rap 3-12-2015

The Shooting Wire Planning Calendar 6-15-2014

Jun 14-15 Indiana State Match – Scholastic Pistol Program Hoosier Hills Rifle and Pistol Club, Columbus, Indiana Jun 20-21 Michigan State Match- Scholastic Pistol Program Western Wayne County Conservation Association, Plymouth, Michigan Jun 21 Air Heads of Maine NERFT Warmup 404 Plains Road Hollis Center, Maine 04042 Jun 21-22 Rinehart R100 Event Coonhunters Association, Batavia, NY Jun 21-22 Iowa State Match- Scholastic Pistol Program Dragoon Trail Chapter – Izaak Walton League, Elkhart, Iowa Jun 24 House Subcommittee Hearing on Proposed Domestic Ivory Ban 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515 Jun 24 House Subcommittee Hearing on Proposed Domestic Ivory … Continue reading The Shooting Wire Planning Calendar 6-15-2014

NSSF Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Study on Traditional Ammunition and Bald Eagles 6-14-2014

nssf.org NSSF Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Study on Traditional Ammunition and Bald Eagles   The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has made available a preview of a new study regarding traditional ammunition and mortality of bald eagles in the upper Midwest that has led to news stories misleading the public into thinking the use of traditional ammunition containing lead components is having a population-level impact on bald eagles.  That is not the case.  The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, points out that no conclusive evidence exists … Continue reading NSSF Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Study on Traditional Ammunition and Bald Eagles 6-14-2014

Come Be Our Guest… 8-27-2013

Outdoors Marketing AceUnfollow Come Be Our Guest… Join us September 14th at Wern Valley Sportsmen’s Club for the 1st annual USYF-NRA Youth Fest. In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, this event is FREE to ALL participants. Any youth 5-18 or new/inexperienced shooter is WELCOME to come and try archery, rifle, shotgun, air rifle slingshot, and MORE! If you have a kid, know a kid, see a kid- INVITE THEM! For more details, visit www.USYF.org and www.AceLuciano.com Join BGA Enterprises at the USYF-NRA Youth Fest September14th | Ace Luciano Outdoors aceluciano.com The USYF, WI DNR, and the NRA … Continue reading Come Be Our Guest… 8-27-2013

NSSF Dumps Reed, SHOT Management Still Undecided 5-10-2013

Friday, May 10, 2013 The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Reed Exhibitions to terminate the agreement the parties had for the management of the SHOT Show®. Accordingly, effective immediately, Reed Exhibitions will no longer be manager and producer of the SHOT Show. Reed Exhibitions provided excellent service to NSSF and the customers of the SHOT Show for more than three decades, however, the company’s decision to restrict the sale of certain types of firearms this year at its consumer hunting and fishing show — … Continue reading NSSF Dumps Reed, SHOT Management Still Undecided 5-10-2013

CVA Ranks # 1 Muzzleloader In Industry Survey 4-4-2012

CVA was again ranked as the nation’s # 1 Muzzleloading Brand in recent survey titled “Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2012,” published by Southwick Associates of Fernandina Beach, FL — http://www.southwickassociates.com/blog/2013/02/27/top-hunting-and-shooting-equipment-brands-for-2012/. The survey ranked the brands hunters and shooters purchased most frequently in various product categories in 2012. The list was compiled from the 35,081 internet-based surveys completed by hunters and target shooters who volunteered to participate last year in HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com polls. The top ranked gun brands were as follows: Top rifle brand: Remington and Ruger (tied at 11.5% of all purchases) Top shotgun brand: Remington … Continue reading CVA Ranks # 1 Muzzleloader In Industry Survey 4-4-2012

USA Shooting’s Biennial Coach College and Conference Set for September 3-26-2013

  USA Shooting National Team, Sergey Luzov, provides some instruction to 2012 Olympian Sandra Uptagrafft during the 2012 Olympic Games. USA Shooting will host the 2013 Coach College (Sept. 16-18) and Coaches Conference (Sept. 19-21 ) for continuing education of USA Shooting coaches and program leaders at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Registration for the conference is set to begin May 1. USA Shooting recognizes that coaching athletes is one of the most challenging endeavors, while it can be also be one of the most rewarding. The Coach College and Conference is organized to help USA Shooting … Continue reading USA Shooting’s Biennial Coach College and Conference Set for September 3-26-2013

SAF Welcomes New Sponsor I Love Guns & Coffee as 2013 Bronze Sponsor 3-12-2013

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation announced today that I Love Guns & Coffee has joined SAF as a 2013 Bronze Sponsor in ongoing efforts to defend the right to keep and bear arms. I Love Guns & Coffee’s support of SAF’s legal action and education programs is particularly appreciated.SAF is at the cutting edge of preserving and restoring firearms rights with recent courtroom triumphs in Moore v. Madigan, Woollard v. Sheridan in addition to the landmark Supreme Court Decision in McDonald v. Chicago. SAFeducation programs include the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, publications and new initiatives such as … Continue reading SAF Welcomes New Sponsor I Love Guns & Coffee as 2013 Bronze Sponsor 3-12-2013