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Real(Tree) People: R. Lee Ermey

The Gunny talks hunting, guns, wild game, Realtree camo and more with Outdoor News blogger Barbara Baird

Fall Turkey Hunting Hit List

Red-headed. Big-chested. Wary as wildcats. I found two longbeards while scouting this morning. It’s Labor Day weekend. I’ve fall turkey hunts scheduled for October and November. Five states. A handful of tags, including my native Pennsylvania. I’m ready. Even my fall turkey dog Luna is watching videos while we wait...

From One Woman Hunter to Another: Do Your Homework on the NRA First

You’ve got to hand it to the New York Times to find a pro-gun control hunter to write an Op-Ed piece for its newspaper. Last week, Lily Raff McCaulou penned a poison piece for The Opinion Pages titled “I Hunt, but the N.R.A. Isn’t for Me.” She gave it her...

Proposed Illinois Legislation A Double Whammy on Hunters

It used to be that a lot of us in the gun world would say, “As goes California, so goes the USA.” But, lately I’ve been following what’s happening in Illinois and I wonder if it’s a forecast of what’s to come in the country, as anti-gun proponents get emboldened.

NRA and Other Organizations Teach Women Shooting and Outdoor Skills

I don’t remember the first time I shot a gun, because I was very young. But I do recall on many occasions my dad bracing his rifle for me as I busted bottles or filled cans with holes.

Chicks With Guns

When I first heard the title “ Chicks With Guns ,” I thought, “Oh great, another one of those sleazy calendars with half-naked women holding firearms in suggestive poses.” But, when I actually saw the work behind the title, I was enthralled.

Silence is … Legal in Georgia?

A bill that would allow hunters to use sound suppressors on their guns currently sits in the Georgia Senate’s Natural Resources Committee. In an article for WALB, the President of Georgia Loan and Gun, Steven Drew, said, “A lot of people consider silencers or suppressors to be something only assassins...

Top Rack Report States

Realtree Outdoors Facebook fans predict where 2012’s giant bucks will come from

AZ’s State Firearm!

But in the late 1800s, it was the gunslingers who made it so. "No question," said Lee Silva, an author and columnist for Wild West magazine. The Colt "became overwhelmingly the common six-gun of the Old West." Bob Boze Bell, executive editor of True West magazine in Cave Creek, agreed...

Federal and American Eagle Ammo Recall

Certain lots of recently manufactured 45 Auto ammunition may contain an incorrect propellant charge. Use of product from these lots may result in firearm damage and possible serious injury. DO NOT USE PRODUCT FROM THE FOLLOWING LOTS: 38X628 through 38X765 38T401 through 38T414 If you have in your possession any...

Utah Celebrates John M. Browning Day at Capitol

Hundreds of firearms enthusiasts and history buffs turned out to view the scores of rare, historic and unique Browning firearms displayed in the State Capitol rotunda. Groups participating in the firearm exhibit included the John. M. Browning Firearms Museum, Fort Douglas Military Museum and the Utah Gun Collectors Association. The...

SHOT Show Day 3: New Hunting Clothing

The SHOT Show. Just walking around here creates something of a giddy feeling, like a teenage girl at the world’s biggest mall with the instructions, “Spend all the money you want. See you in three days.” (Well, at least if you like to hunt and shoot guns. If you don’t...