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
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.
Would a rose by any other name shoot this well? This brand-new .22-caliber lever-action brings the romance back to the range.
Read what three expert shooters do to "re-set" themselves when they start to overthink 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.
 
In the Field
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.
There are many misconceptions in the media about suppressors. Steve Johnson sets the record straight, explaining exactly what it is that suppressors do.
Jeff Heill instilled the importance of letting a buck grow in his son. After waiting two years, Gage saw his patience pay off when he harvested this bruiser buck.
Parents across the country capture their children's first hunt on camera and upload them to YouTube. We scoured the internet to find the best, most heart-wrenchingly real of these videos, and this is the fruit of that labor.
Get the not-so-skinny on this quintessential American game animal.
Save money and have fun with this do-it-yourself hobby that lets you be in charge of every cartridge.
Our teenage author explores this Virginia nonprofit's contributions to the sport of bow hunting, and the ideals of conservation and community service.
When heading into the field, it is essential to make sure you have the proper gear. Here's what 9-year-old Maggie keeps in her hunting pack.
Hunting is one of the safest activities in America, and awareness of the hazards that do exist outdoors is key to keeping it that way. Here are five potential pitfalls that you should keep in mind...especially if you are navigating in the dark.
Reagan Bryan's first bowhunting video went viral, and now the sponsorship calls are coming in. Here's what Reagan and her father Chris had to say about hunting together.
There’s a lot to think about before this firearm season, and the time to think about it is here. Happy hunting!
Here's how to wring the most accuracy from a challenging stance.
The No. 1 hunting-related injury by far remains falls from treestands. This month, as millions of American deer hunters climb in pursuit of their passion, it’s important to remember that fact.
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.
 
Family Fun & Adventure
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!
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.
 
Safety
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.
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.
 
NEWS
Give the gift of style and function for the woman who carries concealed.
 
At the RMEF, the call of elk bugles brings cash prizes to some talented winners.
 
Don't be an easy target this holiday season! Use these tips to protect yourself and your loved ones.
 
Get through the critical hours of a survival situation with the NRA 72 Hour Food/Fire/Filter Kit.
 
Brian Evans, senior merchandise buyer for the NRA Store, found a perfect example of a hideaway Christmas gift for you favorite handgun owner.
 
If you're a Virginia teen who likes to write about the outdoors, here's your chance to shine.
 
Make some noise this Christmas with these cool calls.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
Looking for a gift for the new shooter in your life? Springfield Armory's XD Mod.2 pistol might be just the ticket!
 
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks joined forces with Ducks Unlimited to host the 2015 Youth Waterfowl Hunting and Education Camp. Apply now!
 
Use these tips from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to make your own DIY shotgun shell wreaths for your favorite hunter this holiday season.
 
Buy the outdoorsman in your life the perfect gift: Cabela's Commercial Food Dehydrators.
 
This Christmas, give the gift of shoulder relief in the form of Recoil Technologies' recoil shock pod.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
You and your family might just get the chance of a lifetime to view elk up close.
 
A NRA Foundation grant has allowed Trooper Island Camp to purchase $2,700 worth of equipment for their shooting sports program.
 
Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum hit the range with Shooting Illustrated's Jay Grazio to compare and contrast the Taurus Curve and Smith & Wesson Bodyguard in .380.
 
Take this sport from the silver screen to your own family with "Archery on Fire" events in Nebraska this coming Saturday.
 
The NRA has announced that tickets for the Great American Outdoor Show are now on sale online.
 
One of the first add-ons you should consider for a pocket pistol is a good-quality grip. Hogue Grips makes a terrific grip for the Ruger LCP .380 that is inexpensive and reduces felt recoil.