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
Read what three expert shooters do to "re-set" themselves when they start to over think a shot or get distracted.
Here's how to make sure a newbie’s first time at the range is the first of many.
How much do you know about how your NRA works?
A Junior National Shooting Team member relates how the rest of the world shoots trap—and what you'll need to know if you want to participate.
Lima News reporter Megan Kinnear explores the rise in female gun ownership in Ohio and across the United States ...
Going shooting for the first time is much less gear-intensive than you may think. Here are six things you need on the range.
This shooting position offers you visibility and stability...if you do it right. Which of these four sitting positions works best for you?
How to properly assume a complex shooting position that offers terrific accuracy to both hunters and competitive shooters..
Ever been frustrated by "black clouds" when you're trying to look through a scope? Here's how to make sure you get the best sight picture, every time.
Some cool facts about the world’s most versatile gun.
This affordable bolt-action compact rifle perfect for kids and women shoots like a dream.
Here's how to counter the misconceptions your friends may hold about the Second Amendment—with facts.
A day shooting clay games with the family may be the best day ever. But if you’re new to it, here are a few things you should know to ward off a fiasco.
This powerful air rifle delivers accuracy and performance...in near silence.
Sarah Smith Barnum hit the range to try her hand at the new Smith & Wesson M&P 22 Compact, along with some of the other firearms from the M&P line. Here's what she had to say about the newest iteration.
Three accomplished young shooters, three disciplines, a million ways to get into .22 shooting!
Here's why it's important for gun owners to serve as staunch, but respectful, ambassadors for our rights, lifestyle and choices.
Whether it's for a kid in your family or an adult under the 5'5" mark, here are some great scatterguns to try out for the perfect fit.
 
In the Field
Here's how to wring the most accuracy from a challenging stance.
Are you strapped in for deer season?
In Springfield, Mo., the WOLF school takes 46 5th graders each year to learn a standard curriculum through the lens of conservation.
It can happen to anyone: You've become lost or stranded. Here are the three easiest ways to create a temporary shelter that will keep you warm and dry until you can be rescued.
Getting started with hunting as an adult beginner can be intimidating, but take heart: There’s plenty of help around to make your first hunt a successful one.
With the right—or wrong—luck, anyone can become lost in the outdoors. That's why it's critical to bring a survival kit with you every time you venture into the wilderness.
Parker Baugh has been hunting since he was nine, and now at 13 years old he landed a giant 10-point typical Iowa bruiser buck. Read how he did it.
Here are your keys to a successful deer hunt this fall, East or West.
Zane Goodwin is no stranger to helping his boys find big bucks. On September 6, 2014, Zane took his son Roan hunting in Kansas where the youth hunter tagged a big velvet bruiser.
Zane Goodwin grabbed his son, 9-year-old Ryder, from school on September 12, 2014, and raced to Kansas to setup for the evening youth hunt. Find out how, with the help of his dad, Ryder tagged the buck of a lifetime.
Being a new or aspiring hunter is a difficult position to be in, especially if you don't have help. Here are six things to do if you're a novice hunter.
Click through for our photo gallery featuring some of America's lesser-known species in upland bird hunting.
Morgan and Mason Baseley, 13-year-old identical twins, are avid hunters sponsored by Girls with Guns Clothing. We decided to ask the girls a few questions about what message they hope to share with other girls, what their favorite hunt is and more.
On September 6, 2014, Oklahoma native Ridge Purviance and his father hit the Kansas woods for the youth season opener. After three years tailing an old 10-point, he finally bagged his buck. Find out how here.
Camp Compass Academy teaches outdoor skills to urban kids as a reward for their academic achievements.
It's important to keep the muscles used to draw your bow strong, during hunting season and offseason. Here are some helpful tips to keep your bow muscles tuned.
Dove season is starting right around now all over the country. Want to get involved? Don't worry: These pointers will get you ready in a jiffy.
Fifteen-year-old Canyon Young shares the blessings he's received in New Mexico's Valle Vidal.
We chatted with Jim Shockey and his daughter Eva from Outdoor Channel's "Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures" about hunting, family, and more.
American Hunter magazine's Executive Field Editor relates the high-stakes challenge that was the First Annual Gamo Squirrel Master Classic.
 
Family Fun & Adventure
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!
A teen's perspective on Gunsite Academy's 250 Defensive Handgun class.
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!
We interview Outdoor Channel’s latest star, Louie Tuminaro.
A new book from NRA Publications' Chip Lohman helps explain all that NRA does for American freedoms and safety.
All you need to be a top-ranked pistol competitor is time, dedication and a willingness to learn.
A father's perspective on what he—and his teenage daughters—learned at Gunsite Academy.
Don't miss out on this chance to win cash prizes with artwork.
Thinking about higher education? You don’t have to give up the sport you love!
The inspiring story of Lee Wills, a young 3-gun competitor who won’t let physical challenges stand in his way.
Prominent gold and rare coins expert Michael Fuljenz, sponsor of ARTV's "I Have This Old Gun," was bestowed with multiple awards.
The life and times of one of America's most famous women.
Here's a great way to make your pork—whether you harvested it in a field or a grocery store—into the best summer eating you'll ever taste.
Palladium Press, LLC offers a vast array of finely-crafted books that will last for years to come. Any Second Amendment or firearm enthusiast will find something to take home.
NRA members take a spin at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis.
Does your dog like to jump and swim? Then come on in...the water's fine!
 
Safety
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.
Planning on heading out this Memorial Day weekend? Here's what you need to know if you plan to bring a gun.
Whether to lower insurance premiums, make your home safer or to protect your investment, here are some insights to help you select a gun vault for the long term.
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.
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.
 
NEWS
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
An 11-year-old Osceola Township boy shot a rare 12-point albino deer last week.
 
 
"Camp Fear," held at Lake Lurleen State Park, invites families for a safe and fun evening of spooky Halloween fun.
 
Over the weekend of October 9-12, 2014, the Kentucky QDMA held its Military Youth Hunt where 47 kids from across the state harvested 41 deer.
 
If you're in the market for a new family-friendly gun storage option, the GunBox Premier may be pricey, but it has everything you and yours will need.
 
Lima News reporter Megan Kinnear explores the rise in female gun ownership in Ohio and across the United States ...
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
Oklahoma kids can take advantage of mild weather and unwary deer with this special season.
 
 
Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently visited Buchanan County, Va., to check out the new elk herd. Here are 4 things you need to know about the reintroduction.
 
Get the skinny on the critter affectionately known as a "speed goat."
 
Scent Killer Gold for Her is a scent-free, proven-to-work product that will keep the deer close, your hair healthy and your skin smooth.
 
More proof that outdoors people care about wildlife.
 
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is offering an expert's perspective on deer hunting.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is holding two free deer-hunting workshops in October.
 
These outstanding youths represent some of the best and brightest in the world of shooting sports.
 
Enjoy the outdoors adventure of a lifetime with the guarantee of the NRA.