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A Page From History: Candle Practice

In the late 19th century, competitive shooters would develop novel approaches to marksmanship training.

More Than History: The National Mossberg Collectors Association

Do you have an older Mossberg? Get the info from the National Mossberg Collector’s Association—along...

Doug Koenig Wins 2021 Bianchi Cup

This is the 19th Bianchi Cup title for Koenig, which is by far the most...

How International Shooting Reorganized After World War II

The postwar resumption of international target shooting included a new rule regarding amateur status.

Pistols At The National Matches: 1919-1940

After World War I, there was a change in attitude concerning pistol competition in the...

A Page From History: The 1991 National Matches

For the first time ever, tournament officials faced the prospect of conducting a national shooting...

Meals For Shooters: A Cool Solution in 1968

For 1968 and beyond at the National Matches, the NRA had to make do with...

A Page From History: The 1970 National Matches

From Jul. 29 to Aug. 24, 1970, the National Matches finally secured federal funding again,...

Review: Magnum Research Switchbolt .22 LR

How does the Magnum Research Switchbolt . 22 LR stack up for Steel Challenge and...

Theodore Roosevelt’s Top Guns

A Life Member of the National Rifle Association, regarding gun knowledge, he was the President...

Alice Bull: The “First Lady” Of Competitive Shooting

Bull’s talents on the firing line at the National Matches were legendary—she won a staggering...

A Page From History: The 1998 Camp Perry Tornado

In 1998, Camp Perry suffered catastrophic structural damage after an F2 tornado swept through the...

The 2000s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

For smallbore after Y2K, the Wigger Era closes again—sort of.

History Of The First Semi-Automatic Pistols

Did you know the first semi-automatic pistol was unveiled in the late 19th century?

Origin Story: The Word “Pistol”

The word “pistol” was in common usage by the 18th century.

Golden Age, Part 1: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

We cover the first decade of the “Golden Age” of smallbore shooting— the 1960s —...

The Interesting History Of Vitarbo Custom Target Grips

The story of Vitarbo Target Grips began with the formation of the Air Force Shooting...

A Page From History: World’s First Recorded Pistol Match

Even four centuries ago, people wanted to know who the best pistol shot was.

How Much Is A Minute?

What is the exact size of a minute of angle at 100 yards? Here is...

Looking Back At The First NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship

About a decade ago, college rifle clubs without an NCAA ranking had only their own...
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