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Tyler's Norris crowned world's fastest shooter
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B.J. Norris of Tyler, one of the fastest shooters in the world, went into the Open Pistol division finale of the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships looking to pick up his first Steel Challenge championship having already won the Open Rimfire Pistol event and placing a strong second in the Limited Pistol event. More



Texan places fifth at speed shooting event
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Team Smith & Wesson's 14-year-old shooting phenom, Janae Sarabia of Lompoc, Calif., claimed the Junior title for the second year in a row at the Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships in Piru, Calif. Finishing fifth was Alexis Rodriguez of Dripping Springs with 146.32 seconds in the Open Pistol division. More

Firearms industry files motion in suit against ATF
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The National Shooting Sports Foundation filed a motion in its federal lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives asking the court to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the ATF from requiring 8,500 federally licensed firearms retailers along the Southwest border (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California) to report multiple sales of certain long guns. More

Hunter education courses available before dove opener
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Hunters who need to take the mandatory hunter education course are urged to start looking for courses in their area now as classes are expected to fill up quickly leading up to dove season Sept. 1. Terry Erwin, coordinator for hunter education at TPWD, said courses are scheduled daily, so he advises interested hunters to check the calendar online frequently for the latest updates of courses in their area. More

Getting gun safety completely backwards
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The City of London is giving 125,000 free tickets to school children for next summer's Olympics. But it is not giving any free passes to shooting events, the rationale being that Mayor Boris Johnson — usually a sensible man — has a push on to curb gun and knife violence and handing out free passes to see target and skeet shooting would send the wrong message. More

San Antonio gun dealer files lawsuit against ATF
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Alex Hamilton of San Antonio-based Ten-Ring Precision, Inc. filed a lawsuit against the Bureau Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The purpose of the suit is to secure the right of licensed firearm dealers NOT to submit to a rule change requiring reports and information with respect to records FFLs are required to maintain; and specifically not to submit a report on the sale or disposition of two or more semi-automatic rifles of greater than .22 caliber, capable of accepting a detachable magazine and transacted within five business days. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Elk hunt forecast 2011
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Winterkill, habitat problems and wolves have driven elk numbers down in some areas. But many of America's roughly 800,000 elk hunters have reason to be optimistic about upcoming seasons, based on hunt forecasts compiled by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Follow this link to see data, compiled from state and provincial wildlife agencies, that reflects biologists' best estimates of elk populations. More

2011 fall turkey hunting guide
National Wild Turkey Federation    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Follow this link and scroll down to find Texas' harvest records, the hottest places to hunt this year, a link to the state wildlife agency and online exclusives from the NWTF you can't find anywhere else! More

2011 coach college and conference program available
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USA Shooting will host the 2011 Coach College (Nov. 12-17) and Coaches Conference (Nov. 18-20) for continuing education of coaches and program leaders at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. More

How to make your ammunition last longer
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In a video report, Dick Metcalf gives some good tips on how to store ammunition and to preserve its shelf life. Follow this can't-miss advice, and your ammo will last longer. More
 
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