NRACALENDAR
Indianapolis, IN
April 25-27, 2014
2014 National Smallbore Rifle Championships
Bristol, IN
July 14-25, 2014
2014 National Rifle & Pistol Championships
Camp Perry, OH
July 8 – Aug 10, 2014
Washington, D.C.
June 23-29, 2014
On The Range
The gun didn’t fire. Now what?
When you think range safety gear, you’re probably thinking of eye and ear protection. That’s true, but it goes further than that.
How to get started.
Regardless of what the media says, kids who are taught gun safety are generally less likely to commit crimes with guns. But when to teach your child to shoot is a question best answered by you. If you weren’t raised with guns, however, you may need the following advice.
Looking for a revolver perfect for sports like Cowboy Action Shooting...or just a great plinker?
Looking for a shooting sport that your family will enjoy for years to come? Look no further than Cowboy Action Shooting!
Interested in the awesome sport of Cowboy Action Shooting? Here's what you'll need to get started.
Don't shoot your eye out, kid! Here our are quick picks for stylish and functional eye protection.
Every day, talented young shooters head to the range, dreaming of one day shooting on a sponsored team. Here are a few teens that have succeeded in reaching such a goal.
In 1969 Richard Gallagher opened a small leather shop on Chicago’s far north side. It was called The Famous Jackass Leather Company. It'd go on to become Galco. Get an inside glance at the company's history with this Q&A.
Ronnie Barrett, founder of Barrett Firearms in Murfreesboro, Tenn., has been designing and producing firearms for almost 30 years. Learn more about him in this Industry Spotlight.
Here’s the next step in learning how to make your bullets go exactly where you want them to.
Learning how to breathe—and how to not breathe—is a key part of your shooting education.
Aiming is a fundamental of marksmanship, and encompasses two elements: sight alignment and sight picture.
Getting into pistol competition? Here’s what you need to know!
Getting into pistol competition? Here’s what you need to know!
In this second article on pistol shooting, we show you how to develop a pistol shooting grip with flat grips.
Looking for a new pair of shades? Here are a few recommendations from our editors.
Hunting and shooting are so much fun…cleaning the guns? Not so much. Well, not until now, anyway.
Looking for a scattergun the entire family will enjoy? Check out the Franchi Affinity.
 
In the Field
A beginner's guide to food plots.
Great accessories for him and her...from your favorite hunting celebrity couple.
In the conclusion to our three-part series, we describe how to reverse the effects of hypothermia.
How to Steer Clear of Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
Unlike the regular fall hunting season, hunting turkeys in the spring calls for head-to-toe camouflage and clothing that allows the family to stay cool.
In Part 1 of our series, we described what hypothermia is. Here’s how to help prevent this risk to your family’s health.
Archery enhances your eye-hand coordination, develops self-discipline and builds self-esteem. And it’s a sport you can enjoy alongside your family and friends while still achieving your individual shooting goals.
The introduction of the 2013 John Deere Gator RSX 850i UTV takes John Deere even further from the farm to a position at the head of the side-by-side recreational vehicle market.
Individuals who need to get deep into the back country and be stand-alone sufficient; who may tend a food plot, and who must feel certain at all times that performance, reliability and pure utility are always immediately available should be interested in two design enhancements to the Commander and Outlander families.
Although the 2014 Silverado looks almost identical to the 2013 model, there are subtle exterior differences that come in the form of a new grille, flush fit doors, corner rear bumper steps, taller aluminum hood, squared-off wheel wells, and sharper styling edges. But the significant improvements are essentially unseen.
Don't shoot your eye out, kid! Here our are quick picks for stylish and functional eye protection.
Get ready to go with the perfect “go-bag.”
For its most recent introduction, the Nebraska bullet builder sunk its roots even deeper into the heartland with its flag-waving American Whitetail series of ammunition.
Every kid deserves to grow up with a loyal bird dog. At some point, though, that means introducing the two. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few pointers on getting your gundog ready to meet the newest member of the family.
Quality binoculars make for a great hunt—and they help you appreciate the beauty of the outdoors, too!
Look out for yourself while making sure that the deer can’t with Atsko’s U-V_Killer Camo Blaze Orange Vest.
Debbie Martin, of Oshkosh, Wis., never dreamed her high-school archery class would open up a whole new world of adventure.
Here’s what you need to know to get started with archery!
If you want to start with a bow made just for you, Cabela’s Instigator Bow Package, powered by BOWTECH, might be exactly what you’re looking for.
Whether you’re just getting started are have been bowhunting a while, consider this your guide to being a proficient archer.
 
Family Fun & Adventure
Check out this app from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
A real-life scandal becomes a gripping read.
People of all ages packed around a small pond trying to catch rainbow trout at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa. What did the lucky winners go home with? Find out here.
One dad's desire to expose the benefits and joys of hunting, shooting and fishing to his daughter prompted him to write the the Little Sportsman series of books.
WIth only two days left in the show, patrons did their best to take in all the activities.
This self-contained range is a great place to practice your marksmanship, try out some air guns, or to introduce a youngster to the fundamentals of shooting.
Well, it is called the Great American Outdoor Show, therefore you never know what you'll run across.
The Great American Outdoor Show has plenty of celebrities on hand, like Vicki and Ralph Cianciarulo, hosts of Outdoor Channel's "Archer's Choice."
They're not U.S. Postal employees (well, maybe some are), but neither snow, sleet nor ice could keep locals from coming to the Great American Outdoor Show.
Serendipity plays a part in the author's gift of a Teddy bear.
The Great American Outdoor Show features a Family Fun Zone where kids of all ages will find something that appeals to them, whether it's at the fishing pond, face painting station or wildlife identification area.
If you haven't attended the Great American Outdoor Show yet, there's still time, as the show runs through 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9. There's no better way to spend the day, especially with your kids or grandkids in tow.
The first Great American Outdoor Show kicked off with great fanfare, including a ribbon cutting attended by NRA and Pennsylvania officials. Check out images of happenings at the show's Opening Day.
Benefiting New Hampshire's kids--with food!
Looking for a shooting sport that your family will enjoy for years to come? Look no further than Cowboy Action Shooting!
Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to while away a rainy day? Why not check out a firearms museum?
NRA Publications Editorial Director John Zent recalls how his father took him to his first "sportsman show" and got him hooked on the annual event that is now owned and operated by NRA as the Great American Outdoor Show.
Now owned and operated by NRA, the newly named Great American Outdoor Show returns to Harrisburg this month for its traditional nine-day run.
 
Safety
You know you must rely on yourself to protect your family from a home invasion, but you don’t know where to begin. So start here.
Keep yourself and your pet safe around wildlife.
Things you can do—right now—to make your home more secure.
These electronic shooting aids help you block out dangerous noise levels, yet still hear important range commands and fellow shooters
Fathers teach their children many things about life. Some lessons are intended to save us from falling into familiar traps; some are based on special skills; others seem to be purely instinctive.
Whether for added security at home, on the road or in your luggage, a small handgun safe is a wise investment…if you know what to look for.
From simple trigger locks to instantly accessible lock-boxes to safes that literally weigh a ton, safe gun storage options abound. Here’s how to find out which one is right for you.
Did travelers forget to check their own bags before leaving home? The number of firearms confiscated at airports rose to all-time high in 2013.
Author J. Scott Kappas, Esq., has researched legislation and policy changes regarding the ownership and transportation of firearms in the United States, and has published his findings in the 2012 edition of “Traveler’s Guide to the Firearms Laws of the Fifty States.”
With more people than ever carrying concealed and greater reciprocity of permit recognition between states, many people will likely travel with their handguns. Here are some things to remember.
It may be easier to conceal this time of year, but with your coat and sweater on, is your presentation about as slow as proverbial molasses in the wintertime?
During a violent criminal confrontation, teamwork with a spouse, friend or coworker may determine your survival.
Self-defense isn't the sole responsibility of the male—in fact, the odds are good he will be the criminal's first target.
Don't shoot your eye out, kid! Here our are quick picks for stylish and functional eye protection.
Introducing a new shooter to firearms and self-defense is fun, rewarding and vital to the maintenance of our rights. Here are some tips for gun guys and gals looking to bring others into the fold.
Read three more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
Read three more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
Read three more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
Read three more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
Read three more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
NEWS
An industry leader reaches out to military dependants.
 
How to get free gun-safety materials from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Since its beginnings in 1987, the George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest has challenged young artists throughout the United States to create exceptional works of art depicting North American wildlife.
 
Corey Spruill, the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Youth Award first-place winner. Photo courtesy USA Shooting
 
 
 
 
 
The National Rifle Association is now accepting applications for the 2014 Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.).
 
With firearm sales through the roof in 2012 and 2013, there is a positive sign that shows interest in training is increasing in the same manner.
 
If you live in the Miami, Fla., area, your kids have a new reason to be happy. Stone Hart’s Gun Club & Indoor Range is offering a "Kids Shoot Free" opportunity.
 
The NSSF and Cabela's have announced a new partnership to promote firearm safety.
 
Think you have a talented family? How about Adam Grimm and his daughter, Madison? Both have won federal duck stamp competitions.