Shooting

  • New Tru-Fire Release Eliminates Trigger Punch

    May 17, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Instant Cure for Target Panic Eliminate Trigger Punch Anti-Punch Trigger Feature is Selectable “Punching” the trigger rarely results in an accurate shot in archery.  Tru-Fire, archery’s leading release brand, has introduced the new Panic-X release, designed to help eliminate an archer’s tendency to activate the trigger before being absolutely ready. Target panic is ... Read More >>
  • 2017 NSSF Boy Scout Grant Program Goes Live

    May 7, 2017
    stoadmin
    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its annual grants partnership with the Boy Scouts of America Councils.  Through this partnership, BSA Councils can receive a portion of $100,000 in NSSF-provided grant funds to ... Read More >>
  • Forget the Last Arrow, Focus on the Next One

    April 14, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Leo’s Archer’s Dominate Accuracy Competition in NY Michelle Zeller, Victoria Ruda win State Championships Paul Calleri Inducted to NYFAB Hall of Fame By Forrest Fisher The green light, the red light, the archer draws the bow string, heart pounding a bit, muscles straining a bit, remembering all the fine points to shooting an arrow ... Read More >>
  • Firearms Industry Economic Impact is UP 168% since 2008

    April 12, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Pittman-Robertson excise taxes for wildlife conservation UP 138% State Business Tax Support UP 107% The National Shooting Sports Foundation reports that the total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $51.3 billion in 2016, a 168 percent increase, while the ... Read More >>
  • Thermal Riflescopes from Pulsar (Part 1of 2)

    April 8, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Can Detect Heat Signatures more than 1,000 Yards Away Works Both Day and Night Picture-in-Picture Digital Zoom By Forrest Fisher If you attended the SHOT Show earlier this year and you are a long-distance varmit shooter, the popular Apex line of thermal riflescopes from Pulsar was impressive.  Here is the lowdown on this new ... Read More >>
  • Remington Responds to 60 Minutes

    March 16, 2017
    stoadmin
    Firearm Safety Remains Remington Number One Priority Remington Distressed Much Information Not Presented With Firearm Safety their number one priority, Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) is voluntarily recalling Remington Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles which were manufactured from May 1, 2006 through April 9, 2014 and which have a X-Mark Pro® ... Read More >>
  • Firearm Cleaning with Otis Ripcord

    February 24, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Breech to Muzzle One-Pass Firearm Cleaning Removes Entrapped Fouling Quickly  For Handguns, Rifles and Shotguns   By Forrest Fisher When I first used this creative new invention from Otis to clean one of my favorite firearms at a shooting club, I squinted down the fouled barrel to verify my 30-06 needed to be de-fouled.  ... Read More >>
  • Nosler Bullets for Plinking

    February 17, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Slight Cosmetic Imperfections Bullets Meet Standards & Tolerances Midsouth Shooters Supply  By Forrest Fisher There is target ammo, self-defense ammo, hunting ammo, plinking ammo, commercial ammo and a few other categories of ammo, but when you understand ammo, the literal meaning of the ammo type is well defined. If you are a shooter that likes ... Read More >>
  • Effective, Low-Cost Ammo

    January 23, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Quality and Price Sets Tula Ammo Apart  Perfect for Training at the Range See Attached Video Link  By Forrest Fisher The Tula Cartridge Works, was founded way back in 1880 by Emperor Alexander II, that makes it one of the oldest and perhaps, most significant, producers of small-arms ammunition in the world today. Leveraging the ... Read More >>
  • Springfield Armory® Introduces Next Generation of Competitive Shooters

    January 19, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Young Girls May Dominate in Competition Learning About Quickness and Fun Posted by Forrest Fisher, managing editor What has bright-green, red or blue fingernails and can, on occasion, outdraw Team Springfield™ Captain Rob Leatham? That would be one of the Williams sisters – either Jalise (pronounced jay-lease) or Justine, depending on who’s faster ... Read More >>
  • Parents Talking With Their Kids about Gun Safety

    January 4, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    What to Say What to Do By Forrest Fisher Kids are curious.  They are smart too.  They see guns on TV, in stores, at a friend’s house, and maybe at many other places.  How can they know about gun safety if parents never have a conversation about their fundamental well-being if they ... Read More >>
  • Smith & Wesson Shield Pistol – Tritium Night Sight

    December 16, 2016
    stoadmin
    Enhances Low Light Target Acquisition Handgun Weighs just 19 Ounces By STOadmin Smith & Wesson Corp. is now offering versions of its popular M&P Shield pistol in both 9mm and .40 S&W with front and rear tritium night sights.  Whether deployed as a backup sidearm for police personnel, a deep concealment pistol for ... Read More >>
  • Jim Zumbo – A Legend for All Time

    December 8, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Leadership is Painful Courage That Cannot Be Shared A Personal Story, See His Blog Called Crucifixion By Forrest Fisher Sometimes we meet people and we meet new truth, the kind that can change the direction of our lives.  It’s not often, but when we do, there is a stirring among the roots that anchor ... Read More >>
  • .40 Caliber S&W Packaging Mix

    December 1, 2016
    stoadmin
    FEDERAL/Champion Ammo Immediate Action Required WARNING APPLIES ONLY to LOTS A27T3 and A27T4 By STOadmin Federal Cartridge Company has identified (2) lots of Federal Champion ammunition with boxes labeled 40 S&W that may contain 9mm ammunition.  If you have 40 S&W 50-round box with Lot Number A27T3 or A27T4, DO NOT USE. Use of 9mm ... Read More >>
  • Bullets To Improve Accuracy

    November 14, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    -For Hunters That Reload  -High Performance by Design -Free DVD By Forrest Fisher Rifle shooters preparing for opening day of big game firearm seasons all around the country always take the time to verify their firearms are shooting accurately at a gun range. Shooters using stable firearm platforms test their loads and if the resulting ... Read More >>
  • New Ruger Rimfire, 1-Button Takedown

    October 17, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    RugerMy wife loves her Ruger .22 caliber rimfire handgun, she was excited to hear about the new Mark IV improvements becaue she has a Ruger Mark III right now. She says, “The Mark Series of Ruger handguns are real firearms. Made from solid metal, my Ruger is durable, it shoots ... Read More >>
  • Hornady Ammo Recall

    October 10, 2016
    stoadmin
    Safety Warning And Recall Notice Hornady® Recalls 7 Lots of 500 S&W 300 grain FTX® Custom™ Pistol Ammo Hornady® Manufacturing announced the recall of seven lots of 500 S&W 300 gr. FTX® Custom™ pistol ammunition. Hornady ballisticians have determined that some cartridges from Lot numbers 3101327, 3110256, 3110683, 3110695, 3110945, 3111388, 3111885, ... Read More >>
  • Remington Model 700 and Model Seven RECALL

    October 6, 2016
    stoadmin
    PRODUCT SAFETY WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE REMINGTON MODEL 700™ AND MODEL SEVEN™ RIFLES PRODUCTS: Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) is voluntarily recalling Remington Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® (“XMP®”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014. DESCRIPTION OF THE HAZARD: Remington has determined that some Model ... Read More >>
  • New Federal Centerfire Ammunition

    October 5, 2016
    stoadmin
    Lead-Free Power-Shok Copper Non-Lead Bullets Practical hunters seek freezer-filling performance at an affordable price no matter where they are and quite a few have learned to trust Federal Power-Shok rifle ammunition. Officials say that the new Power-Shok Copper delivers the same devastating dependability in a non-lead bullet. As of August 2016, shipments ... Read More >>
  • What’d ‘Ya Say Partner?

    August 16, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Ear Protection is Important! How to be “Ear Safe” in Moments Hear more When Not Shooting A group of us outdoor hunting friends from all around the Midwest get together every year and this time we went on a turkey hunting trip to Parsons, Kansas, this past spring. I’m not sure it was ... Read More >>
  • Orlando – Lone Wolf Attacks, Is There a Safe Haven?

    June 28, 2016
    stoadmin
    Many Americans May Not Understand the Problem. See this VIDEO.  NRA News Desk From the National Rifle Association continuing episode news program, NRA News Commentator, Dom Raso, a U.S. Navy SEAL veteran, says there are not many things that can compare to serving your country and defending your freedom.  That freedom applies to ... Read More >>
  • Firearms and Common Sense after Orlando

    June 27, 2016
    stoadmin
    History, Politics, Facts and the Changing Public View By Budd Schroeder As the investigation of the Orlando terrorist attack continues, many gun owners get nervous about how legislators may attempt to use this atrocity as an excuse to infringe on Second Amendment rights.  They use the line that this is the worst ... Read More >>
  • Team Easton Dominates World Archery Championships

    May 25, 2016
    stoadmin
    Pro Tour Arrow Shafts are Difference With a record 585 competitors from more than 90 nations, the World Archery World Championship in Copenhagen last fall saw Team Easton shooters, exclusively armed with Easton X10 and X10 Pro Tour shafts, sweep the vast majority of the World Titles contested. Adding a second World ... Read More >>
  • IMR 4007 SCC Powder Recall

    April 21, 2016
    stoadmin
    If you are a recreational or precision shooter and you hand-load your own ammunition, this is a call to action to inspect your powder inventory and lot numbers. IMR recently (September, 2015) announced a product safety warning and recall notice for IMR 4007SSC powder sold in 1-pound and 8-pound containers. IMR received ... Read More >>
  • Civilian Marksmanship Patrol offer Hi-End Competition, Low Cost Ammo

    April 9, 2016
    stoadmin
    Civilian Marksmanship Patrol offer Hi-End Competition, Low Cost Ammo Competitive marksmanship is a big part of CMP’s mission. It reinforces firearms safety and enables competitors to further develop their marksmanship skills and in many cases, earn recognition for doing so. If you’re new to competitive shooting, CMP and its affiliated clubs and organizations continually sponsor clinics and workshops to help ... Read More >>
  • Does your child know what to do if he or she finds a gun?

    March 31, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    “STOP! Don’t Touch. Run Away. Tell a Grown-up.” The MAIN MESSAGE is SAFETY.  A gun accident prevention program that seeks to help parents, law enforcement, community groups and educators navigate a topic paramount to our children’s safety is often ignored by schools for reasons unknown.  But the Eddie Eagle GunSafe® program ... Read More >>
  • Basic Pistol Shooting & Safety Course Online

    March 21, 2016
    stoadmin
    NRA sponsored course welcomed by the rapidly growing population of new firearm owners in the United States. The National Rifle Association is excited to announce the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course is now available on-line.  Firearms enthusiasts may learn pistol safety, handling and shooting techniques in their own homes, at ... Read More >>
  • Learning Safe Use of Firearms

    March 11, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Where is there a better place to learn about firearms than from a government-mandated program that is comprised of certified instructors proficient and familiar with safety, competition and clear communication?  Hard to match that.  The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is a national organization dedicated to training and educating United States ... Read More >>
  • AMMO PRODUCT WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE

    March 9, 2016
    stoadmin
    PRODUCT RECALL for WINCHESTER® 22 Long Rifle RIMFIRE AMMUNITION. AMMUNITION Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling two (2) lots of M*22™ 22 Long Rifle 40 Grain Black Copper Plated Round Nose rimfire ammunition. Symbol Number: S22LRT; Lot Numbers: GD42L and GD52L Winchester has determined the above lots of 22 Long Rifle ... Read More >>
  • New Winchester M-22 Subsonic Ammo

    March 2, 2016
    stoadmin
    New M-22 Subsonic™ Ideal for Suppressed, Unsuppressed Semi-Autos Winchester Ammunition delivered one of the most significant innovations to hit the rimfire world in 2013 with the introduction of the 17 Winchester Super Magnum, but where new rimfire loads are concerned, the company is far from over. In 2016, Winchester Ammunition continues to ... Read More >>
  • Significant SHARE Act Passes House

    February 29, 2016
    stoadmin
    The National Rifle Association applauds the passage of HR2406, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act last week, on Friday, February 26, 2016. Introduced by Congressional Representative Robert Wittman, the SHARE Act provides enhanced access to public lands and will strengthen America’s hunting, fishing, and sport shooting heritage now ... Read More >>
  • Guns, Freedom & the American Dream

    February 8, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    America is changing. For many sportsmen, the reasons are more obvious than for many folks not associated with the outdoors, hunting, shooting and conservation. The lifestyle and demands of daily life do not allow many citizens to learn about safe use of firearms, especially when they are living in countries ... Read More >>
  • Guns, Freedom & the American Dream

    February 8, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    America is changing. For many sportsmen, the reasons are more obvious than for many folks not associated with the outdoors, hunting, shooting and conservation. The lifestyle and demands of daily life do not allow many citizens to learn about safe use of firearms, especially when they are living in countries ... Read More >>
  • Savage Arms: Lefthanders aren’t “Left Out”

    January 22, 2016
    Joe & Vel Byers
    Over the past two decades, Savage Arms has achieved an impressive stronghold in dominating niche markets.  “Whether it’s a bigger gun, faster gun or one that fulfills a specific customer need, Savage strives be the leader in specialty guns,” said Firearms Marketing Director Bill Dermody.  “Because when you add up ... Read More >>
  • Not Your Grandfather ’ s Muzzleloader

    January 5, 2016
    Joe & Vel Byers
    Traditions Vortek StrikerFire LDR Here’s a look at a muzzleloader rifle that will excel in any season. Rain had fallen for most the night and the steady downpour was projected to last the next full day.  Generally, wet weather and blackpowder hunting or shooting exploits don’t play well together, yet the persistent ... Read More >>
  • Look Twice Before You Shoot!

    December 16, 2015
    Forrest Fisher
    Look TwiceHunting and shooting are closely related to the adventure and success of hunting. Deer hunting is a lifelong journey for many sportsmen, a journey of excitement and adventure that cannot be replaced, yet I almost stopped hunting for all time. For about 20 years after the returning from military duty during ... Read More >>
  • Blackpowder Fun for Late Season Action

    December 5, 2015
    Joe & Vel Byers
    BlackpowderLate muzzleloading seasons are among the most underutilized in the country, one of the reasons that big bucks are taken each year while the center-fire crowd is sipping eggnog and watching football. A prime example is a hunt I took with Seth McGinn, owner of the Can Cooker, in South ... Read More >>