Firearm Hunting News

Second Amendment Foundation Files Suit Against Bloomberg/NYC

The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that alleges New York City's $340 fee for a permit to keep a handgun in the home is "excessive and impermissibly burdens the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms."

SAF is joined in the lawsuit by the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association and five individual New York City residents. Also named as a defendant in the lawsuit is New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Permit Required for State Game Land Shooting Ranges in Pennsylvania

Beginning April 1st, those who visit one of the State Game Lands public shooting ranges will need to obtain either a new $30 range use permit or be in possession of a current general hunting or furtaker license, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials.

Vermont's 2011 White-tail Deer Seasons Confirmed

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department announces that dates for the 2011 white-tailed deer hunting seasons have been confirmed.

Dates for archery and muzzleloader seasons were intentionally omitted from the 2011 Vermont Hunting, Fishing & Trapping Laws and Guide because the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board was considering adding an additional October muzzleloader and archery seasons at the time the guide was being printed. The Board voted not to implement any season changes.

Vero Vellini Introduces New Automatic Retractable Rifle Sling

Vero Vellini, the manufacturer of the world's most comfortable slings, has announced the introduction of the new Automatic Retractable Rifle Sling. This revolutionary design is guaranteed to stop rifle bounce while walking, and it retracts the excess sling material that can get caught on objects when bringing your rifle up to shoot. The patented automatic retraction system instantly retracts whenever the sling is not bearing weight; therefore, you never have to worry about a slack sling getting in the way of a good shot.

Weatherby Brings Back Vanguard Deluxe

Weatherby® announces the return of the Vanguard® Deluxe, a rifle designed to offer hunters and shooters an affordable combination of eye-catching looks and superior shooting performance.

Stag Arms Releases Improved Model 3

Stag Arms is proud to release its new and improved Model 3. The Model 3 is Stag's optic ready carbine and is currently one of its best sellers - and retailing at just $895, you can certainly see why.

Ruger Releases 22/45 Rimfire Pistols with Threaded Barrels

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR), announces two new 22/45 rimfire pistol models with threaded barrels. These new models allow owners to attach an assortment of muzzle accessories to one of America's favorite rimfire handguns, the popular Ruger 22/45RP rimfire pistol.

Both models feature a 4.5 inch, factory ½-28 thread barrel, which accepts many popular muzzle accessories. When not using a special application attachment, the threaded barrel and barrel crown are protected by a muzzle cap.

Beretta Silver Pigeon I Over/Under Shotgun is Affordable Luxury

The dream of owning an affordable over/under shotgun without having to sacrifice the style, form and function of a luxury model comes true with the debut of the Silver Pigeon I from Beretta. Inspired by the shotguns of old yet with modern technological advances, this economically priced over/under will provide years of shooting pleasure while becoming a treasured family heirloom.

Benelli Announces MR1 - ComforTech

Benelli announces the MR1 ComforTech®- the latest addition to the MR1 family featuring a stock that's ideal for normal hunting conditions. The new MR1 ComforTech® buttstock technology reduces recoil without adding any additional moving parts or weight. ComforTech® also helps reduce muzzle climb, allowing shooters to get back on target fast. Benelli offers various accessories for the MR1 ComforTech®-switch the recoil pads to adjust the length of pull, or snap in a raised comb cheek piece to raise your eye level for various red dot sights and scopes.

Arizona GFD Will Present Flagstaff Shooting Range Info at City Council Meeting

The Arizona Game and Fish Department on Tuesday, Jan. 18 will provide a presentation to the Flagstaff City Council about the selection and purchase of the private Foster Ranch property for the development of the Northern Arizona Shooting Range, which is located in Coconino County, to the southeast of Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Although the property is not within the city limits, the council invited Game and Fish to give a presentation due to recent public comments regarding concerns of potential effects of a shooting range located near Walnut Canyon.