Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Bianchi Cup, this week Doug Koenig takes us to the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Columbia, Missouri. Having won the match 15 times, Doug discusses the longstanding tradition and history of the match and provides colorful insight behind the scenes as competitors take to the line of fire.
Professional shooter and author Julie Golob has joined the elite ranks of National Rifle Association’s Action Pistol Distinguished Badge holders.
Shooters Magazine is very pleased to report that Dan Wesson Firearms has emerged from the devastating fire in November of last year and its new production is now shipping to dealers across the USA.
Advanced Technology International® (ATI), the leading manufacturer in gun stocks and firearm accessories is now shipping aluminum fluted magazine extensions for select Remington, Winchester, and CZ 12 gauge shotguns.
I have been around shooting sports for 15+ years and I have noticed as I am aging, so was the shooting community. 10 years ago there was only hand full of high schools that allowed some type of shooting sports in their curriculums and unless your kid was a part of Boy Scouts or 4H they hardly got exposed to safe shooting experience.
When one hears the name SIG Sauer it denotes a firearms company based in Switzerland that produces handguns and rifles built to the highest of standards. The name SIG is an acronym for Schweizerische Industriegesellschaft; which translates as “Swiss Industrial Company”.
I have to admit I have made a lot of new friends since joining the shooting community. Dealers, instructors, competitors and many who just enjoy shooting or occasionally hunt. It’s very interesting to see how each and every region of our country differs as far as their favorite firearms, the type of animals they like to hunt and the competition some participate.
I am writing this blog in late May while most of the country is experiencing summer like temperatures my home state of Wyoming is going through another beautiful spring. We can experience all four seasons during springtime,sometimes all in one day. There is falling snow,thunderstorms,sunny days with temperatures ranging from the 30′s to the 70′s. […]
The idea for a blog about the challenges teenagers face in today’s world has been on my mind for a long time. The quality time I have had with our teenage daughter, her friends, and many junior hockey players since I retired from playing has been a learning experience more than anything else. It is […]
Tune in this week as Doug Koenig and good friend Carl Bernosky travel to South Central Wyoming in search of a Bull Elk. With a quick stop at the local Bass Pro Shop, Doug and Carl pick up essential hunting gear and supplies to ensure their hunt is successful.
The Sportsman Team Challenge Nationals are in Austin, Texas. Doug Koenig shifts gears from competitor to the role of mentor as son Trevor competes in the Junior Division and develops a winning game plan in the shotgun event.
It took only hours for media having a field day and start pointing fingers at Ar-15s, assault weapons, automatic rifles, and guns, gun owners in general. There will be a new wave of blame where tens of millions normal people will be blamed for what Alexis has done.
The face of America’s target shooters is changing. New target shooters, those who have taken up the sport in the last five years, are younger, female and urban when compared to established target shooters, or those participating for more than five years, according to a survey commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation®.
I just want to shout out about the most fantastic weekend that I had! I went for a quick “getaway” to a private ranch and spent the time with friends working on shooting skills with personal coaching by John “Shrek” McPhee. The experience levels ranged from a novice shooter (me) using these skills for personal security and self-protection to an accomplished shooter and world travelled hunter (my dear friend Alice).