PR Funds Shooting Ranges Lead

Why Your State Fish and Game Agency Needs to Build More Public Shooting Ranges

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.

Why Deer Hunting Is Safer Today Than Ever Before

Deer hunting has indeed become safer over time, primarily because hunters have become safer. It all began decades ago with the advent of first voluntary then mandatory hunter safety training, and blaze-orange requirements in the deer woods and upland fields.

First Look: Foxpro Foxlamp

The Foxpro Foxlamp allows for hands-free scanning for nighttime predator hunting and other activities.

First Look: Sionyx Aurora Night Vision Kit

The Sionyx Aurora Black and Pro, handheld digital color night-vision cameras, will now be available in all-new Uncharted kits.

Field Tested: Falco Light-Bearing A604 L Holster

Associate Editor David Herman tests out a light-bearing holster from the skilled craftsmen at Falco.

Turkey Population Declines Make Hunters Accept Change

Even as turkey populations nationwide have declined, turkey hunters have remained optimistic. That attitude stands in contrast to hunters overall, particularly deer hunters, who seem grumpier all the time. Game agencies weigh these attitudes as they seek ways to reduce turkey harvests without reducing hunter satisfaction.

How to Hunt Coyotes in Low-Visibility Conditions

If you’re left with nothing to show from your last couple of predator hunts, key on these environmental factors to hunt coyotes in low-visibility conditions.

Research: Shooting More Bucks Reduces CWD

Harvest data from Western states and provinces suggest shooting more bucks one year reduces the prevalence of chronic wasting disease the next. What’s more, the pressure on the buck segment seems to be more effective if the harvest occurs near or during the rut.

TacSol Introduces New X-Ring VR Rifle

Tactical Solutions (TacSol) adds Winter 2021/2022 Edition of X-Ring rifles with GRS Hunter Light Stocks.

Free Hunter Education Online: NRA’s Gift to Hunters

In 1949, your NRA developed a program that became the basis for hunter education nationwide. Today, as new modes of communication allow such education to reach even further, your NRA crafted a new hunter education curriculum and offered it to the hunting world free of charge.

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