Archive for NRA President Jim Porter

For the Good of the Group

For NRA President Jim Porter, it is rewarding to help wield the tremendous influence of our 5-million-plus membership’s united voice as a faithful servant of American hunters and shooters. Stopping to hunt the occasional wild turkey and maybe even earn a grand slam along the way is a bonus.

August 22, 2014

NRA President Porter Heads for the NRA Show with Fond Memories of His Grand Slam!

NRA President Jim Porter Heads for the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits this week after earning his prestigious turkey grand slam in New Mexico.

April 23, 2014

Porter's Pursuit Produces Grand Slam!

NRA President Jim Porter filled out his turkey slam with a fine boss gobbler after a tough hunt in the snowy high country of New Mexico.

April 18, 2014

Vermejo Park Ranch, Here We Come!

NRA President Jim Porter is only hours away from the Vermejo Park Ranch where he'll close in on the Merriam's and a turkey grand slam!

April 14, 2014

NRA’s Jim Porter Nabs Bird No. 3 in Texas

As we recap the turkey subspecies Porter has claimed to date this spring, here's the scoop on the Rio Grande, marking the third bird he dropped en route to claiming his grand slam.

April 10, 2014

"Own the [Bow]Hunt!"

The 2014 POMA conference offered those with a "Killer Instinct" the change to break outdoors in the warm weather and launch a few bolts downrange!

March 24, 2014

Porter Harvests Rio Turkey; One Subspecies Remains In Hunt for Grand Slam

NRA President Jim Porter has been covering the turkey hunting bases this week, hitting three states in five days in pursuit of three of the four U.S. subspecies! NRA Publications' John Zent broke the news on Porter's Rio Grande in Texas late yesterday, and this morning we've got even more great photos to share. Check out the action in the gallery below.

March 20, 2014

Texas Hunt Produces Gobbler No. 3

NRA’s Jim Porter Takes His Rio Grande Gobbler in Texas; Three Steps Now Completed Toward the Grand Slam

March 19, 2014

Jim Porter Tags Eastern Turkey; Two Away from Grand Slam—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter got a break from the bad weather on Tuesday morning and dropped a beautiful Eastern gobbler, marking the second of the four turkey subspecies he needs to claim his prestigious grand slam.

March 18, 2014

Porter Tags His Eastern Gobbler!

It's two down and two to go as NRA President Jim Porter drops his Eastern gobbler, marking the halfway point to earning his prestigious grand slam!

March 18, 2014

Alabama Rainout

Thanks to the cold, rainy weather, Porter’s second morning hunt in Alabama is also cut short, but maybe regrouping around the lodge fireplace mid-morning just might fuel a good plan for this afternoon.

March 17, 2014

Eastern Gobblers Calling Porter's Name

Alabama thunderstorms shut down NRA President Porter's morning hunt, but when the weather broke, at least one tom sounded off again.

March 16, 2014

Eastern Gobblers Calling Porter's Name—Photo Gallery

By late afternoon on Porter's second day of the hunt, the rain stopped in time for him to run out with nothing more than a gun, a couple of box calls and a camera. Within minutes, a tom was answering! Too bad he wasn't quite ready to strut into shotgun range, but tomorrow is another day. In the meantime, here is a glimpse of Porter's first Alabama outing.

March 16, 2014

Porter Bags Osceola and Sets Sights on Eastern

NRA President Jim Porter takes his Osceola on day one of his grand slam quest and heads right for Alabama in pursuit of subspecies No. 2: America's big and glorious Eastern!

March 16, 2014

Porter Takes Aim at the Osceola

Spring is in the air in the Sunshine State as NRA President Jim Porter kicks off some gobbler games on opening day of Florida turkey season!

March 15, 2014