4 Texans picked to represent US at Pan American Games
Meet the men and women who will be representing the USA
in Guadalajara, Mexico, from Oct. 14-23 for the
2011 Pan American Games. The
event features competition between athletes from the
nations of the Americas. The Pan Am Games are held once
every four years in the year prior to the Summer Olympic
Central Texas Friends of NRA banquet and auction takes place Aug. 18
The Austin-area event will be held on Aug. 18 at the
Balcones Country Club. For information, contact Van Short
at 512-569-7181 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Use this link to find an event in your area
and participate by supporting the NRA Foundation through
Friends of NRA events in Texas.
Despite drought, it's an 'epic year' for ducks
Texas' 100,000 or so waterfowlers looking forward to this
autumn's duck and goose seasons face flocks of questions
and conflicting signals about just what the coming autumn
and winter will bring.
Gun form won't deter drug cartels
President Obama says he's cracking down on violent drug
cartels at the Mexican border. He's getting tough ...
with a form. Yep, a form. Obama wants lawful firearms
dealers to fill out a form
whenever someone purchases
more than one long gun. That must be some form! The
administration claims it will help stop cartels from
bringing drugs and mayhem to our country.
TPWD hunter education instructors needed
Lone Star Outdoor News
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct a free
hunter education new-instructor-training workshop
Saturday, Aug. 13, in Waco. Instruction will be offered
for new applicants and currently certified instructors in
skills trail, live firing exercises and home study
TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Back to school for outdoor adventures
Dallas Safari Club
More than 11,000 middle- and high-school students across
Texas are headed back to class this fall to learn about
conservation, hunting, fishing, archery, orienteering,
camping and other outdoor skills.
Don't minimize Obama's 'Fast and Furious' guns scandal
The elite media are at it again. They're trying to
downplay the Operation Fast and Furious scandal that has
rocked the Obama administration, and they're using the
scandal to push the same tired
calls for more gun control
Pre-season prep: 7 steps for success
Like an early-morning wood duck buzzing the decoys, the
2011-12 waterfowl season will be here before we know it.
Taking the proper steps in August will make opening day
that much more enjoyable. While the to-do list is long,
these seven steps involve will prove essential to a
successful waterfowling season.
Two-minute torture drill
As shooters, we tend not to push ourselves. We drive to
the range, schlep our gear onto the shooting bench and
rocket a hundred or-so rounds of "practice" before
reversing the process. None of
this teaches us what it
takes to make a shot with an elevated heart rate, from a
difficult position or learning what a "good enough" sight
picture looks like. This drill will show you all three.