FOR WOMEN

SPECIALLY SELECTED CONTENT FOR ALL SKILL AND INTEREST LEVELS

Guns and Fashion Mix For Ladies

A look at products from Designer Concealed Carry and European American Armory offer the right mix of fashion and function for ladies.

Can Women Outshoot Men?

We showed in 1955 the answer was yes — and it's still true today. Enjoy a fun look back at K.D. Curtis' article in the July 1955 issue of GUNS Magazine....
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
1960 GUNS Article: Who's...

"A double rifle for a lady? Why, ma'am, those big bruisers would pound you to a pulp!" That's what they told me; but I'm one of those people who have to try...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
Training For The Real Deal?

My introduction to shooting was through the shotgun sports — trap and skeet specifically. It was through my own initiative. My dad didn’t shoot...
Read Full Article Shari LeGate
Wife Leaves Husband For...

Earth is a dangerous place. When I was younger, I never really thought of our planet that way. Sure, I knew that many years ago life was hard. Actually, it...
Read Full Article Richard Mann
Big Bore For Big Boars

At the risk of enraging millions of American deer hunters, I will boldly state my favorite big-game quarry is wild boar.
Read Full Article Dick Williams
Here's Where To Begin

There’s a lot of books written specifically for women on the “how-to” of shooting. Most are on self-defense. The importance of protecting yourself,...
Read Full Article Shari LeGate
The Women's Defensive Handgun

Women face several challenges when it comes to concealed carry. The most significant challenge is the simple fact, despite the growing number of women...
Read Full Article E.J. Owens
Chicks Dig It

Women’s gear has to be more than just “making it pink.” When I look at carry gear I really concentrate on the fine print … err printing. Whether it...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
I Don't Like Guns

I’d venture to guess many of you have some special person in your life who you wish would really like guns — but you haven’t succeeded in persuading....
Read Full Article Cindy Hagel
The Mighty Model 71

Introduced in 1936 along with the Model 70, the M71, an improved version of the Model 1886, was in production from 1936 to 1958 with 47,254 made over a span...
Read Full Article Holt Bodinson
SIG NEW-NICHE 9

The goal was to create a pistol the size of a 7- or 8-shot super-slim pocket 9mm. Something in the S&W Shield, GLOCK 43 or Ruger LC9 category — but with...
Read Full Article Massad Ayoob
Shockingly Carryable

Guns can be expensive, difficult to master and uncomfortable to sit on during a long car trip. The point of all this inconvenience is the capacity to...
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
Airsoft — The Ultimate...

The last few years have witnessed an unprecedented growth in the rise of airguns in the role of firearm trainers. At the forefront of this training wave are...
Read Full Article J.I. Galan
Why Airguns? Power!...

You know it’s gonna be a great day when the ring of freedom sounds an awful lot like your front doorbell. The other day when mine rang, I answered the...
Read Full Article Tom McHale
Lighten Your Load

There’s no way I can do anything today even close to what I could do at the age of 20, 30 or even 70. But I feel highly blessed to still be able to shoot...
Read Full Article John Taffin
Long Guns, Short —...

Condensing long guns into smaller packages used to be a fairly esoteric practice, limited to talented gunsmiths turning out expensive custom rifles modified...
Read Full Article Art Merill
Shotgun To Handgun

For a lifelong competitive shotgunner, I own a lot of handguns. I like them and I like to shoot them. We all know the basic difference between pistol and...
Read Full Article Shari LeGate
Reach For The SCCY

Has the defensive handgun race ever been so fast and furious? I think we can safely say no! This stampede is due to the election, the National Rifle...
Read Full Article Gary Paul Johnston
There’s A Lightweight...

I took my first Northwest buck with a Model 99 Savage lever-action in .300 Savage, well into the last century.
Read Full Article Dave Workman
Kahr's Black Carbon Beauties

From its beginnings in the late 1980s, Kahr Arms has been a dynamic innovator in the realm of concealable handguns. The compact, finely engineered models...
Read Full Article Mike Cumpston
On Guard Always!

Our editorial director Roy Huntington first called my attention to the Honor Guard pistol at the 2016 SHOT Show and introduced me to the guy responsible for...
Read Full Article Massad Ayoob
Hot Concealment Trends

Concealed carry trends change over the years. Back in the 19th century it was common for men to stuff a small pistol into a boot top. Fortunately, such a...
Read Full Article Massad Ayoob
The 3 “P’s” of Training

There are a lot of obstacles to competing: The travel, the equipment, the guns, the ammunition, learning and mastering the game. But, I find, the obstacles...
Read Full Article Shari LeGate
3-Gun Part 1

Competitive shooters are mostly purists. They shoot one discipline and work to excel in that one game. To become a dominant force in any game, it’s...
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Dissecting the 3-Gun Game...

For someone like me, who has spent their entire shooting sports career shooting games with very defined guidelines, rules, regulations and governing...
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Dissecting The 3-Gun Game...

Since I’ve been a lifelong clay target shooter, you’d think the shotgun stage of 3-Gun would be my favorite. But this type of shotgun shooting is not...
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Helice

Over the course of my shooting career, I’ve shot a lot of different and obscure shooting games. Some very impromptu, such as taking my shotgun and...
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Sporting Clays

Sporting clays is usually described as “golf with a shotgun.” Well, I play golf and I shoot sporting clays and the only two things these games have in...
Read Full Article Shari LeGate