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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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.



Developing an Appreciation for Conservation Science (in Spite of Those Cute Bear Cubs)


There is no better way to appreciate conservation than seeing it in action in the field. Monitoring bears in Connecticut and elsewhere serves many purposes.



Wildlife Needs Hunters and Shooters to Thrive


Yes, “We built that,” but the work is far from over. Here’s how you can do your part to secure our heritage and lifestyle for the next generation Healthy wildlife populations and habitat ARE NOT a product of nature. That’s a fairly bold and rather counter-intuitive statement, but in an era of threatened natural resources […]



NSSF Encourages State Wildlife Agencies to Attend Industry Summit


The National Shooting Sports Foundation is holding its annual Industry Summit June 6-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Pittsburgh Marriot City Center.



Hot Off the Presses — NSSF’s 2015-2016 Industry Reference Guide


The NSSF is pleased to announce that it has updated, compiled and recently released the 10th edition of its flagship research publication, the Industry Reference Guide.



2016 SHOT Show® Garners Rave Reviews


The National Shooting Sports Foundation's SHOT Show rang up its second highest attendance total ever, attracting more than 64,000 industry professionals during a four-day run.



38th SHOT Show® Kicks Off at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas


The 2016 SHOT Show opened its doors this morning at the Sands Expo Center with expectations running high given the energized market in America for firearms, ammunition and accessories.



Give the Gift of Safety this Holiday Season


This holiday season, $2 can buy the important gift of firearms safety. Two dollars is all it takes to help put a gun lock in someone’s hands so firearms can be securely stored.