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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

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

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

NRA Women's Wilderness Escape

Women interested in shooting and hunting with other ladies (no boys allowed) should consider participating in the NRA 2014 Women's Wilderness Escape.

March 16, 2014

Porter's Progress: Osceola Camp Straight Ahead!

NRA President Jim Porter lands in Florida and is en route for Osceola turkey camp!

March 14, 2014

Growing Up Easton

From baseball bats to bows and arrows, at Easton—like at the NRA—it's all good when it comes to spending time outdoors with family and friends.

March 08, 2014

Connections Make the Job Easier

Connections via my job at the NRA make life easier, even when it's reporting about the status of the African lion.

March 06, 2014

NRA Competitive Shooting Needs Target Pullers

NRA Competitive Shooting is looking for target pullers at Camp Perry this summer.

March 05, 2014

Accessibility Offers Possibility

With approximately 33 million disabled individuals living in the United States today, the Annual National Disability Awareness Shoot held Oct. 20-21, 2013, was created to celebrate those individuals’ ability to overcome the many difficulties they face every day.

March 03, 2014

Outdoor Television Personalities Shine in Harrisburg

One of the benefits of attending the Great American Outdoor Show is having the opportunity to rub elbows with the stars of outdoor television.

February 04, 2014

3D Bowhunter Challenge

The ever-popular 3D Bowhunter Challenge has remained a Harrisburg staple at the Great American Outdoor Show.

February 04, 2014

Gallery: Great American Outdoor Show Equals Family Fun

Crowds continued to fill the halls during day two of the Great American Outdoor Show, which included top-rate seminars, celebrity appearances and plenty of activities for kids. See for yourself with this photo gallery.

February 03, 2014

Red-Carpet Blacktail

When the author agreed to speak at Friends of NRA-related events in Alaska, he had no idea how good the "pay" would be.

January 08, 2014