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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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.



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.”



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. What better way to do that than to make a gift of a firearm to a family member, close friend or relative? The first thing to […]



Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act Advances


This morning, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted to advance the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S.556). The legislation was reported out of the committee with overwhelming bipartisan support. Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) cast the sole recorded vote opposing the measure. Today’s vote represents an important step toward enactment of this important legislation […]



Urge Support for S.556 the Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act of 2015


Thursday morning, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will vote to advance the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S.556) S.556 is a compilation of bills that will expand, enhance and protect America’s hunting and shooting heritage by increasing access to federal lands and reauthorizing several important conservation programs. As you know, hunting and shooting […]



INFOGRAPHIC: Venison Donations Provide 11 Million Meals to Less Fortunate


When you’re gathering with family and friends this holiday season, here’s a story to tell — one that would not be possible without the thoughtfulness and generosity of hunters. This infographic from NSSF shows that 11 million meals are provided annually to the less fortunate through donations of venison by hunters. Nearly 2.8 million pounds of […]



Updated Research Reports from NSSF


Here are just a few of the many updated research reports available to NSSF members and non-members.



Project ChildSafe Unites with Fish & Wildlife Agencies Across U.S. in Urging Americans to Hunt “S.A.F.E.” This Fall


NSSF and nearly 30 state fish and wildlife agencies have joined forces in encouraging Americans to "Hunt S.A.F.E." this fall by remembering to handle, transport and store firearms responsibly.



Hunting Works For America Expands Reach In Pacific Northwest


Today in Spokane, hunters, business leaders, conservation organizations, retailers, tourism experts, and chambers of commerce all came together to cut the ribbon on the newest state chapter of our award winning Hunting Works For America program.



NSSF Program Hunting Works for America Continues Growth


Hunting Works For Maine officially launched in Augusta today, making it the 11th addition to the Hunting Works For America family.



New Poll Open for Misinterpretation


Extremist animal rights groups are sure to embrace a new Gallup poll as evidence that public opinion supports giving animals the same rights as people. As groups face a drop in individual contributions, such as a roughly 15 percent drop for the Humane Society of the United States from 2010-2013, they become more desperate for […]



Recognize National Safety Month by Using NSSF Firearm Safety Resources


With June designated National Safety Month, now is a good time to communicate firearm safety messages to your customers using NSSF's many firearm safety resources.



State Wildlife Agencies Receive $1.1 Billion in Revenues Generated by Hunters, Shooters, Boaters and Anglers


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the distribution of $1.1 billion dollars to state game and fish agencies—money that was generated by hunters, target shooters and anglers.



INFOGRAPHIC: Ammunition Under Attack


The California Fish and Game Commission on April 9 adopted regulations to implement the law that will ban the use of traditional lead-component ammunition for all hunting in the state by July 1, 2019. The implementation will involve multiple phases, beginning with the 2015 hunting season.