NRACALENDAR
Nashville, Tenn.
April 10-12, 2015
Covington, GA
October 31-November 1, 2014
Raton, N.M.
September 20-October 5, 2014
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
Here's how a beautiful pistol helps support our Olympians.
So a man goes into a pawnshop … Though it sounds like a joke, the reality is that man often comes out with a great gun at a bargain price. Here’s what you need to know about buying guns from pawnshops.
The sport may have come to us by way of Mexico, but Silhouette is now an all-American pastime, too.
We spoke to concealed carry purse makers Beau + Arrow's Iris Yen at the 2015 SHOT Show and this is what she had to say about the new company.
The practical, perfect pump for home defense shines in this review.
Obtaining your concealed-carry permit is only the beginning of your journey towards personal protection.
SHOT Show 2015 is sure to bring a wealth of the hottest new guns, gear and hunting products perfect for your family.
Every January, millions of us resolve to get fitter, in order to be healthier (and fit in those jeans better). But did you know that getting in shape will improve your ability to shoot?
Here's how to ensure that the perfect shot stays perfect.
In this article, we delve into how Natural Point of Aim works with the standing, sitting and kneeling shooting positions.
This holiday season, give a gift they'll treasure forever: Knowledge about how to safely handle firearms.
There are many misconceptions about the NRA and how it works. We're here to set the record straight.
After dealing with the many hurdles of starting a clay shooting team with no funds, Tennessee resident Jim Crews brings the shooting sports to an inner-city school. This is his story.
Here's what author Chip Gross experienced when obtaining his concealed-carry permit in Ohio.
Let's face it: Many women shooters—even very experienced ones—find themselves the subject of unsolicited advice on the range. Gunsite Instructor Il Ling New shows you how to get back to your range time...unimpeded.
From the original design history, to the differences between subsonic and supersonic bullets, Steve Johnson shares what you need to know about .300 Blackout ammunition.
When choosing a first rifle, new shooters should consider muzzle blast and recoil. The Ruger American Ranch in .300 Blackout has the least of both, with a price tag that won't break the bank.
Interested in putting together your own version of America's most popular rifle? Author Richard Mann has five tips to get you started.
The modern sporting rifle is this century's answer to the kit gun.
Proper shotgun fit is key to your success with a scattergun. Here's how to make sure your shotgun is ideally suited for you.
 
In the Field
Technology is changing the way we do everything, including hunting. But is this always necessarily a good thing?
It's been in your freezer for who knows how long...here's how to prepare that mystery meat so it's delicious.
You may think these air rifles were made for kids, but you'd be wrong. Here are three air guns for adults that you'll want to buy.
Using a horse as part of your hunting strategy can increase your chances of success—and earn a lifelong friend.
The Savage 93 R17 XP Snow Camo is an accurate rifle that practically jumps out of the box begging to be shot.
It's only puppy love, but it's still a very cool career. Is a hunting dog breeder the job for you?
Late seasons can be great seasons, if you know how to take advantage of the winter months.
Making yourself disappear from a turkey's sharp eyesight is both an art and a science.
When 16 hunters, men and women, come together to hunt, friendships are forged that bring about new hunters.
In this role-reversal tale, a child teaches his father what it means to be a hunter.
The author—and his wife—fell instantly in love with this brand-new muzzleloader, designed for the modern woman.
If you love photography and the outdoors, this might just be the cool job for you.
This season—or any season—it's a good idea to remember the sacrifices of American veterans by supporting charities that help them.
From the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Make your New Year’s resolution to take a kid hunting!
A Korean-American woman steps outside her comfort zone—and her cultural heritage—to experience an American tradition.
The author downs her first-ever buck with a Traditions Vortek StrikerFire...a gun that's anything but "primitive."
Half the excitement of being a hunter is getting up close and personal with wildlife. These five must-watch, close-call animal encounters give "up close" a new meaning.
A very happy holidays to your family, from ours!
Check out this high-tech muzzleloader, perfect for hunting the winter months.
NRA Outdoors offers you and your family a chance to enjoy the outdoors together with proven outfitters.
 
Family Fun & Adventure
A man, larger than life, who brought high drama to the Old West.
Shooting Sports USA’s Senior Graphic designer decides to take her first step towards two new shooting disciplines by attending the Great American Outdoor Show.
The nation's oldest and best-loved BB gun manufacturer takes on the world of archery.
After harvesting her first deer, the author transforms the meat into traditional Korean dishes. You can, too!
Was she a criminal mastermind, or a pawn in the games the Younger Gang played?
Learn about this trailblazing lady who helped foil a plot on President Lincoln's life.
We present the true history of the Second Amendment, and why it's still relevant today.
This is the story of a legendary Revolutionary War heroine: Nancy Morgan Hart.
The Special Forces Charitable Trust, together with Remington Arms, gathered a group of Special Forces wives together for some shooting instruction...and fun together on the range.
One of the two winners of our Spooky Campfire Tales Contest, Megan Wollgast, shares her own spooky campfire story.
One of our two winners of the 2014 Spooky Campfire Tales Contest, Serena Juchnowski, weighs in with a spooky story of her own.
Tuesday, November 11 will be a showcase of programming dedicated to veterans and the armed forces.
Six spooky stories and dozens of guesses...but only two readers were correct about which tale was false!
Read about how one man created some of the world's most innovative firearms.
A bit of spooky Halloween fun courtesy of our friends at the Outdoor Hub!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Enjoy the outdoors adventure of a lifetime with the guarantee of the NRA.
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
 
Safety
There is no one best method of concealed carry—only the best method for you. Here's how to figure it out.
Wanting to help is basic human nature, but getting involved without knowing all the facts can be hazardous.
What do the teens of today think about the Right to Keep and Bear Arms? Ask this 14-year-old author, and you'll be reassured.
There’s a violent crime every 27.1 seconds, a robbery every 1.5 minutes and a burglary every 16.4 seconds in the United States according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report for 2013—are you ready if your home and family are next?
Two grandmothers take charge of their own safety...and start a trend in their hometown of Aurora, Ind.
Choosing a handgun for self-defense can be a challenging prospect. Jim Wilson offers some tips.
Professional home-security systems are a fine tool in your defensive plan, but they can be expensive. Here are six ways to build your own effective security system without breaking the bank.
Safety and security while you're traveling goes well beyond having a personal defense firearm. Here are some steps to help make sure you never need it.
Involve the whole family in your emergency preparedness plans—you won't regret it.
Here's what you'll need to know if you're ever forced to defend yourself or a loved one with a firearm.
Are you and your family more prepared than you were on September 10, 2001?
The author, owner of Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit, details your strategy to improve your safety and enjoy your trip.
You've got the firearm, the holster and the training. But there's one thing you might have forgotten that could prove critical should you ever need to use your gun in a defensive situation: legal advice.
It has been said that an armed society is a polite society. And nowhere is that more important than when dealing with law enforcement.
Was the snake you saw dangerous? What should you do to avoid a bite? How do you help someone who's been bitten? We explore the slithery world of America's venomous snakes.
There's an almost-uncountable number of self-defense munitions offered on the market today. Which ones perform like they should? Check out Tom McHale's list of his top picks.
Can your firearm pass the white-glove test? Here's how to keep your gun clean and safe to use.
Here's what you need to know if your family will be spending time outdoors in mountain lion country.
Home-defense is more than confronting a bad guy. It is a comprehensive plan for surviving all potential disasters that includes all family members.
Don't let your vacation turn sour before you've even gotten in the air: Keep the skies friendly with some simple precautions.
 
NEWS
Someone posted a "found dog" listing on Craigslist. This is one funky looking dog.
 
Artists from middle school through 9th grade sent their best wildlife artwork to compete in the NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest.
 
The Ohio DNR will offer a drawing for a special youth turkey hunt at the Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area Refuge.
 
Georgia State Parks' First-Time Camper Program lets you give camping a "test drive" in a comfortable setting.
 
The University of West Virginia topped Kentucky for a second year in a row by 38 points, winning the 2015 Great American Rifle Conference tournament.
 
NRA's Refuse To Be A Victim program offers some tips.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' Archery in Louisiana Schools Program will host the 2015 ALAS State Tournament on Saturday, March 7 in Alexandria.
 
Five Activation Grants have been awarded to five different universities to help inspire a new generation of outdoor enthusiasts.
 
Enter the contest that sets the bar for serious outdoors women.
 
TenPoint Crossbow Technologies and Moon Shine Camo have come together to offer the Lady Shadow crossbow model in Muddy Girl camouflage.
 
If you live in New Hampshire, don't miss this special chance to introduce your family to the outdoors.
 
The QDMA will award worthy students with scholarships to attend a 2015 Deer Steward course.
 
Presented by Magpul, this competition is the top competitive shooting event in the world.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
If you live near southwestern Pennsylvania, don't miss this ladies-only event April 23 through 26.
 
Red Dot Arms, an NRA-affiliated training facility in northern Illinois, not only offers firearm training and personal safety courses, but now also includes NRA's Refuse To Be A Victim®.
 
Opportunities to win great prizes abound at this year's Great American Outdoor Show. Here are just a few of the giveaways.
 
Every year families flock to the Great American Outdoor Show. Here are some of the family businesses that are exhibiting at this year's show.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.