NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Firearm Safety at the Range and in the Home


Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Whether you own a gun or not, firearm safety is everyone's responsibility.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters are a Vital Part of Conservation [INFOGRAPHIC]


In America, wildlife agencies and hunters have worked cooperatively over the last century to create and maintain a stable environment for wildlife.



NSSF’s 2017 Summit Ignites Industry Leaders with Powerful Messages


The 2017 NSSF Industry Summit is receiving high praise for the impactful and engaging information it delivered to attendees to help them grow their businesses and participation in hunting and the shooting sports.



You May Be Surprised to Know … 6 Health Benefits of Eating Venison [INFOGRAPHIC]


Do you ever get concerned about the healthfulness of the meat you’re eating? Well, hunters have long known the health benefits of hunting and consuming wild game.



Oregon Bucks Trends and Grew 2016 Hunter Ranks


Oregon’s woods and wetlands saw a bit more hunter traffic in 2016. Much of the increase came from a welcome reclassification in the way the state sells youth licenses by combining hunting and fishing licenses.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters Saved Species with the Reintroduction & Management of Wildlife [INFOGRAPHIC]


This infographic can be used to educate the public about hunters' contributions to the restoration of many animal species.



Open Letter from Recreational Industry Executives on ‘Keeping the GREAT in the Great Outdoors’


More than 100 outdoor recreation industry leaders were signatories on an open letter published yesterday that applauded the government's emphasis on outdoor recreation opportunities on federal lands.



You May Be Surprised to Know … Hunters Support & Respect Regulations [INFOGRAPHIC]


According to NSSF industry research, nearly 80 percent of today’s population approves of legal hunting, yet misunderstanding of hunting and hunters persists.



How Wildlife Is Thriving Because of Guns and Hunting [VIDEO]


Hunters, target shooters and the firearms industry are the nation's largest contributors to conservation, paying for programs that benefit wildlife and all who love the outdoors.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters Aid the Environment [INFOGRAPHIC]


With Earth Day approaching and with people thinking more about our planet's health, take a moment to recognize hunters, the largest contributors to conservation.



5 Things You May Be Surprised to Know about Hunting…


Recognizing that the connection between hunting and conservation can seem counterintuitive, NSSF has developed a series of infographics to help the public, particularly non-hunters, better understand hunting and hunters.



Secretary Zinke Downs Last-Minute Lead Ban; Preserves Sportsmen’s Ability to Participate in Traditions


Secretary Zinke, just hours into his first day on the job, took swift action in scrapping the ban on lead by hunters and anglers in outdoor recreation that was passed on the final full day by the Obama administration.



Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch – Outdoorsman and Worthy Successor to Scalia


Gun owners and hunters should see promise in President Donald Trump’s nominee for the next associate Supreme Court justice.



The Usual Suspects are Shouting about Suppressors Instead of Listening to the Facts


Gun control advocates want to make sure their latest attack on suppressors is heard loud and clear. They now claim the sound of gunfire actually is a safety feature.



Giving a Firearm as a Gift? Some Reminders from NSSF


The holidays are just around the corner. As hunters, shooters, collectors or just plain plinkers, it’s a natural instinct to want to share our enjoyment of firearms with others.



Gift Cards—’Tis the Season


With the winter holidays approaching at a rapid pace, gift buying is about to be in full swing. Gift cards solve a lot of issues for a lot of people, but especially for people who are not “gun people.”



Hunting Rights Enhanced in West Virginia, Indiana, Kansas


The Sunday Hunting movement in West Virginia, which had assistance from NSSF, is celebrating after all 11 counties voting on the issue passed the measure by overwhelming numbers. In Indiana and Kansas, voters approved “Right to Hunt” amendments to their state constitutions.



Welcome, Michigan, to our Hunting Works For America family


Here at NSSF we eat, sleep and breathe hunting and the shooting sports. To most of us the fall hunting season has us feeling like kids at Christmas. For me this represents the best of times spent with loved ones and cherished friends. This same kind of excitement was shared by a group of folks […]



NSSF Program Hunting Works for America Expands in Southern U.S.


The newly formed Hunting Works For Alabama partnership has nearly 50 partner organizations and will be adding dozens more in the weeks and months to come.



What to Do with Ammunition Affected by Flood Waters


Err on the side of caution and safety and don't attempt to salvage or use ammunition that has been submerged.