The surge in gun sales and shooting sports participation in recent years has fueled the need for ever-more places to shoot. Here’s an in-depth look at how state fish-and-game agencies use funds collected from excise taxes paid by gun and ammo buyers to build public shooting ranges.
Save your seat for the NRA show’s annual celebration of hunters and hunting.
As part of the organization’s 150-year stewardship of shooting and hunting, the NRA in 2016 created the Hunters’ Leadership Forum to push against the demonization of hunting.
Americans’ attitudes about hunting exist across a continuum of acceptability from animal rights to animal welfare to “dominionism.” Understanding this continuum is crucial to communicating our mindset as hunters and why hunting fits the American landscape now and into the future.
Changing viewpoints regarding the value of wildlife means only one thing for the future of sound scientific wildlife management: roadblocks.
While hunting participation at the nationwide level is down, license sales in Western and Southeastern states are booming.