Archive for nra outdoors

NRA Announces NRA Outdoors Hunting & Fishing Destinations Program

NRA has announced the launch of NRA Outdoors Hunting & Fishing Destinations, a new adventure travel program offering cost-effective outdoor excursions and long range marksmanship training to NRA members.

October 09, 2014

Bringing Birds Back from Mexico—What You Need to Know

For the table or for taxidermy, wingshooters have ample reason to want to bring back birds from hunts in Mexico. Here's a primer on the red-tape involved in doing so.

October 03, 2014

Quail in the Land of the Maya

The new NRA Outdoors program matches members with hassle-free adventures that make hunting dreams come true. Somehow they even knew about my dream for action-packed wingshooting in a relaxing tropical paradise.

August 14, 2014

Is It Safe to Hunt Mexico? Part 3

In isolated incidents, American hunters have fallen victim to criminals in Mexico. Others enjoy successful outings. The key factor is to assess the risk where the hunt will take place and to be honest about one's personal risk tolerance.

April 03, 2014

Viva Mexico Quail Hunting

While U.S. upland bird seasons are closed by March, this month is prime time for quail hunting in some parts of sunny Mexico, particularly for the black-throated bobwhite variety found throughout the Yucatan Peninsula. NRA Outdoors, a service that organizes hunting and fishing excursions specially tailored to NRA members, offers an intriguing three-day hunt in Yucatan’s rural northern coastal plain, not far from the tourist mecca of Cancun. A party of six American hunters, including NRA Outdoors chief Greg Ray and Editorial Director John Zent, found the welcome there to be as warm as the weather, the birds were abundant, and the shooting downright excellent.

March 14, 2014

Is It Safe to Hunt in Mexico? (Part 1)

NRA's John Zent faces the foremost question on the minds of Americans contemplating a hunt in Mexico.

March 12, 2014

NRA Outdoors Partners With Willie Bloomquist For Children's Charity

NRA Outdoors has partnered with professional baseball player Willie Bloomquist to raise $11,000 for charity.

December 03, 2013

Hunting Elk With NRA Outdoors and Weatherby

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper is back from his first elk hunt in southwestern Wyoming. Booked through NRA Outdoors, the hunt was sponsored by Weatherby and Swarovski. Each hunter walked away successful, and took home memories of expert guides, great food, new friends and big bulls!

October 24, 2013

NRA Outdoors Alberta Whitetail Hunt Giveaway

Enter a chance to win an Alberta whitetail hunt with NRA Outdoors by "liking" its Facebook page.

September 24, 2013

NRA Outdoors Adds 2nd Long Range Hunting/Shooting School to 2014 Schedule

Since the first Long Range Hunting/Shooting School sold out in one day, NRA Outdoors decided to add a second class to the 2014 schedule.

July 29, 2013

NRA Outdoors NM Mule Deer Hunt Contest

Winner will go behind the scenes with NRA Outdoors as it visits one of its top Western big-game outfitters in September.

July 25, 2013

Outfitted Hunts for Any Budget

Each year, guided trips put hunters within sight of their dream animal. That said, budgeting for such an adventure—and finding an outfitter that you can reasonably afford—isn't always easy. NRA members may now have someone there to provide a helping hand, though.

June 05, 2013

When Guided Hunts Go Wrong

No hunt is perfect, but there's a difference between "that's why we call it hunting," and a truly bad experience—especially when you're working with an outfitter. But what do you do when a guided hunt goes wrong? Keith Wood offers some advice.

May 09, 2013

NRA Outdoors Outfitter Offers Discounted Boar Hunt

Weekday hunting trips for Texas Wild Boar are available for $600 per person during September.

August 31, 2012

Hunt Elk, Win A Weatherby From NRA Outdoors

NRA Outdoors is offering a Wyoming elk hunt and shooting competition—and the winner will claim a new Weatherby rifle.

August 30, 2012