Most Popular Hunting and Shooting Brands

…Southwick Associates has announced the brands and products that hunters and shooters preferred most in 2007. This list has been compiled from the 19,288 surveys that hunters and target shooters returned from and last year.

Follow-Up: Effects of Dismissed NYC Lawsuit

Last week Gun Reports reported that a Manhattan-based federal appeals court ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against firearms manufacturers by the City of New York that sought to hold the manufacturers responsible for the criminal misuse of firearms. The ruling is a major setback for gun-control groups, principally the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, which pursued and funded many of the municipal lawsuits, including this New York City case, against the firearms industry. …

Southeast Wisconsin’s Milford Hills Range Earns NASR Five Star Rating

The National Association of Shooting Ranges (NASR) announced today that Milford Hills Hunt Club of Johnson Creek, Wis., has earned the association's Five Star Rating. The Five Star Rating is the association's highest honor and places the southeastern Wisconsin facility among the top shooting and recreational facilities in the country. Rick Patterson, executive director of NASR, said, 'To meet the criteria of a five star facility, a range must demonstrate excellence in all aspects of management and…

Robert Hoppe Sets 600 Yard NBRSA Record

Robert Hoppe of Nevada shattered the standing 600-yard light gun five-shot group record at a National Benchrest Shooters Association (NBRSA) registered match in Sacramento, California on October 28, 2007. Hoppe's 0.5823' certified record group was shot with Hornady 105-grain A-MAX bullets, using Varget powder from a 6mm Dasher (Light Gun) with a 28' Hart Barrel, Panda action with Jewell trigger, Dierks carbon fiber stock, and Nightforce 8-32X scope. …

New Wing•Shok Pheasants Forever Steel Upland Loads

ANOKA, Minn. – Federal Premium Wing-Shok Pheasants Forever loads are known for giving upland hunters some of the fastest, most devastating lead loads.

Federal Premium Extends Barnes Tipped Expander Line

ANOKA, Minn. –Federal Premium offers an additional 12-gauge load for the Barnes Tipped Expander slug.

Federal Premium Introduces Trophy Bonded Tip

ANOKA, Minn. – This new offering is built on the heralded Trophy Bonded Bear Claw platform and adds numerous features for a substantial increase in performance—available summer 2008.

Federal Premium Brings Varmint Hunters the Lead-Free TNT Green

ANOKA, Minn. – TNT Green brings the latest in non-tox technology to the Federal Premium V-Shok varmint hunting line. This is a totally lead-free bullet that couples explosive expansion with match-grade accuracy. It will be available in the spring of 2008.

Introducing the .370 Sako Magnum

ANOKA, Minn. – Big game hunters looking for a new caliber offering heavy bullets will love the new .370 Sako Magnum.

New Black Cloud Duck Commander Special Edition Load

ANOKA, Minn. – For the fall of 2008, Federal Premium will bring hunters a Duck Commander Special Edition #3 shot load to round out its offering and bring even more attitude to this breakthrough load.

Congressmen Introduce Pro-Gun Bill in House

U.S. Reps. Zack Space (D-Ohio) and Steve King (R-Iowa) have introduced the 'Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Reform and Firearms Modernization Act of 2007' (HR 4900), legislation which represents a major advance in protecting the rights of firearms dealers. HR 4900 is a bipartisan bill that will overhaul many of the administrative penalties for licensed firearms dealers, manufacturers and importers of firearms that currently treat simple paperwork mistakes as purposeful and willful violations of…

Hunters’ Group Demands Retailer Stop Supporting Humane Society

The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA) has asked sportsmen to contact Meijer, a Michigan-based regional chain of retail superstores, and demand that it dissolve its partnership with the anti-hunting group, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), in an online pet photo contest. Meijer refused a U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA) request to abandon the partnership, said USSA senior vice president Rick Story. …

NRA Wins 9-0 1A SCOTUS Decision

On May 30, 2024, the United States Supreme Court issued a 9-0 decision in the NRA v. Vullo decision, a big win for the...