The first competitive shooting target in the United States was little more than a black circle drawn on a blazed tree trunk with a piece of charcoal pulled from a campfire.
Long-range rifle competitors who need instant target feedback in a portable package can stop looking.
Air rifle field target is, quite simply, one of the toughest shooting challenges that any target shooter can face.
The Bianchi Cup, presented by MidwayUSA, will have a format change for 2016. Everyone will complete the normal 1920 aggregate. The top individuals will compete in a second Championship Event to determine the Cup winners. This change will not affect anything won in the first aggregate and the only competitors affected are the top individuals.
The inaugural season of the Crosman National Field Target Series (CNS) kicked off in October and it’s already a West Coast - East Coast battle.
The Northeast has the top five positions in the Crosman National Field Target Series. Hans Apelles of Somers, NY leads all rifle shooters with 256 points, all done with a Crosman 1720T pistol fitted with the shoulder stock that comes with the airgun. Craig Evans of Bethlehem, PA shoots the same gun in its standard configuration and leads the pistol competition with 200 points.