SHOT Show: SIG’s Champion Shooters And Their Guns

In the course of my many travels I get to meet some very interesting people whose names you are likely familiar with. I’ve rubbed shoulders with everyone from famous writers like Patrick Sweeney to legendary big game hunters like Craig Boddington. Some of the contacts in my phone and email might surprise you, but I […]

Move Over Cowboy Action Shooting, Gen X and Millennial Nostalgia is Creating a New Type of Shooting Sport

Nostalgia is a powerful drug and it has influenced the firearms market and shooting competitions. In years past, Cowboy Action Shooting became very popular and was actually the largest form of shooting sports outside of the traditional games like trap and skeet. The Baby Boomer generation grew up on westerns starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Glenn […]

Gun Review: Caracal VERSUS Competition Rifle

Caracal is a name that most reading this blog will associate with their Enhanced F handgun, something RF lusted after harder than Israeli supermodels. After swinging for the fences with their first release and coming up short, they’ve switched gears and have started producing a more “traditional” line of firearms. Their latest release is the […]

Scenes From This Weekend’s NRA National Junior Three-Position Air Rifle Championships

This weekend the NRA’s Junior Air Rifle 3-position Rifle Championships are being held in Bloomington, Illinois.  Participants made it through regional qualification events to get to the shoulder-to-shoulder National Championships. Young people representing nearly half of America’s states came to the Central Illinois Precision Shooting Range to compete. Not surprisingly, the skills on display were […]

#ParentsPromiseToKids: What’s YOUR Promise to Your Children? Question of the Day

Thanks to social media and the enabling mainstream media, the Children’s Crusade Against Gun Rights continues apace. The latest mutation: #ParentsPromiseToKids. If you want to know how this “contract” came to be, newyorker.com is happy to oblige . . . Last week, in Parkland, Florida, after classes had resumed and news trucks had left, two sixteen-year-old […]