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
If you're a military surplus gun collector, there are some guns you just have to own. From top to bottom in this photo: M1 Garand, M1903 Springfield, M44 Mosin-Nagant, and Lee-Enfield No. 1 MK III.
Rifle competition at 1,000 yards? It can be done!
Here's what the sweet science of ballistics means to you...explained in plain English.
Some advice from a five-time Olympic medalist on how to make yourself welcome at any range.
Some advice from a five-time Olympic medalist on the importance of using your vision properly.
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.
 
In the Field
American Hunter Senior Editor Karen Mehall hiked 21 miles to Mount Rainier. Here's her list of essentials.
There are many huntable exotic species in the U.S., both on public and private land. Here's what to know before you decide whether it's your cup of tea.
The 2015 NRA/Brownells Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors combed the SHOT Show for the best products out there.
The 2015 NRA/Brownells Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors combed the SHOT Show for the best products out there.
It's called "shed hunting," and it's a terrific outdoor activity for springtime.
The 2015 NRA/Brownells Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors combed the SHOT Show for the best products out there.
The 2015 NRA/Brownells Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors combed the SHOT Show for the best products out there.
Mishka, the Karelian Bear Dog, is retiring after 12 years of making Washington State a safer place. Here's how she did it.
Hunting dogs have it better when it comes to health. Here's how to make sure it stays that way.
If someone told you there were a way to take your dog hunting all year long, would you be interested?
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.
 
Family Fun & Adventure
Find out how one man went from weapon inventor to creating a backyard favorite.
It’s not the kill that makes it exciting; it’s the hunt and the challenge.
This cool job is nothing like what you might see on TV, but it's still just as fascinating.
You'll want to make sure you experience the excitement at the 144th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Nashville.
If someone told you there were a way to take your dog hunting all year long, would you be interested?
The art of shooting to entertain others has been around almost as long as guns themselves.
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.
 
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
In the market for top-quality firearms accessories? The Mako Group will include a free one-year NRA membership with your $250 purchase.
 
It’s not the kill that makes it exciting; it’s the hunt and the challenge.
 
No matter if you are a first-time gun owner or an experienced one, if you are new to the AR platform, you could likely benefit from training on how to operate your rifle. Enter the NRA America's Rifle Challenge, presented by Daniel Defense.
 
The Kids & Clays Foundation has added five new event sites for 2015, making it one of the largest series held.
 
Glock has officially announced the release of a new single stack pistol in 9mm designed for concealed carry: the Glock 43.
 
The Pennsylvania Game Commission's bald eagle cam viewer numbers are set to soar as the eggs approach hatch dates.
 
The Civilian Marksmanship Program is currently hosting the 2015 JROTC Three-Position National Championships.
 
Crimson Trace, with support from the NRA, has released “Training with Laser Sights,” a free video for all firearm owners to use as a tool to learn about laser sights—and how to use lasers for firearm training.
 
Youth Education Summit attendee Amanda Krpan continues teaching Eddie Eagle at Florida schools.
 
Don't miss the opportunity to experience top-notch firearms instruction in some of America's most beautiful settings.
 
The 2015 Kentucky National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship drew record numbers of participants.
 
Visit the Wilmington, N.C. area for a weekend of family fun.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
Mishka, the Karelian Bear Dog, is retiring after 12 years of making Washington State a safer place. Here's how she did it.
 
The world's best resource on gun values will feature its latest update on April 1. Here's why you don't want to miss it.
 
These camps have everything a young competitive shooter needs to take their game to the next level.
 
Acres of activities, hunting gear, boats and outdoor equipment, all for one low admission fee.
 
After receiving more than 80,000 comments about its proposed ammo ban, the ATF is hitting the brakes on the ban of M855 green tip rounds.
 
Even though a new camo or color dip on your firearm may not alter your chances in the field, it still has meaning. What does your gun say about you?
 
A trio of American women triumph in Acapulco, Mexico.