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NRA President James W. Porter and his Osceola

As NRA President James W. Porter II gears up for the final leg of his turkey grand slam, take a look back at what he has accomplished to date!

April 08, 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

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—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 Takes Aim at the Osceola—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter has his own eye on the outdoors as he and Ray Eye, host of “Eye on the Outdoors,” head out to chase Osceola—subspecies No. 1 of the four he needs to achieve his grand slam.

March 15, 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

John Zent's Top 10 Shotguns

Since junior high, NRA Publications Editorial Director John Zent has had a love-hate affair with shotguns. He loves ‘em when he hits; hates ‘em when he misses. Of course, he knows better than to blame the gun, but he has to live with himself and can always switch to a new shotgun—right? Or perhaps he can really be fickle and have 10 favorite wingshooting buddies. Check out John's Top 10 shotguns.

February 28, 2014

Final Days of the Great American Outdoor Show

The last few days at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa. were chock-a-block full of exciting seminars and a fan-favorite, the NRA Country concert with headlining artist Brantley Gilbert. See what else the show had to offer.

February 12, 2014

Top 30 Photos from the SCI Show

Karen Mehall has seen her fair share of sights this week at Safari Club International's Annual Hunters' Convention. Here are her top 30 photos from the show.

February 08, 2014

Outfitters on Display

Outfitters from throughout the world have set up camp at the Great American Outdoor show, offering guests a chance to plan hunts and fishing trips in every corner of the globe imaginable. Here are a few of the operations that Justin McDaniel happened across in Harrisburg.

February 07, 2014

Magnificent Mounts!

Get a closer look at some of the taxidermy examples that Karen Mehall has spotted on the floor of the SCI show.

February 06, 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

SHOT Show 2014: Up-And-Coming Products

You can expect to see many top industry brands, product articles and videos over the next few days, but you might like to see some of the products that the up-and-coming companies are offering at this year's SHOT Show 2014. Take a look at what we found...

January 22, 2014

The Elk of Utah

Elk don't have a habit of making things easy on hunters, and the herds prowling of the hills in and around Coalville, Utah, were no different last November when Associate Online Editor Shawn Skipper joined Federal Premium Ammunition for a hunt hosted by R&K Hunting Co. Snow, wind and rough terrain awaited—but, fortunately, so did a few bulls. Get a closer look at the trip with this gallery.

January 10, 2014

Hunting the Flooded Cathedral

Orion himself would alight from his celestial abode for a chance at hunting the hallowed grounds of the Southern flooded cypress.

January 08, 2014