My Journey to the Daisy 2008 IBBGCM (Daisy International BB Gun Championship)

| January 30, 2009

By: Caleb Paterson (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) The whole thing started about a year ago when our shooting sports club, the Wyandotte County 4-H shooters, started to practice and teach the new shooters how to shoot in competitions. The first match was a very nerve racking ordeal but after that match I started […]

Scholarships, Kids, and the Shooting Sports

| January 30, 2009

By: Andy Fink and Chip Lohman (NRA) Do you know that many colleges have shooting programs where scholarships are available for shooting? You don’t have to be a top notch football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, or hockey player – you can be a marksman! You should check out colleges to see what they have available. There are […]

Ty’s Tidbits 3: Black Bear with the Poiriers – Bienvenue Welcome

| January 25, 2009

By: Ty Weaver & Al Weaver (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) Dad (Al) and I have always dreamed of hunting black bear with a bow. We have watched several black bear hunting videos. There is something about those sneaky critters that gets us excited. Little did we know our dreams were soon going to […]

Cowboy Mounted Shooting: Choose Your Guns & Holster

| January 25, 2009

Cowboy Mounted Shooting: Choose Your Guns and Holster! By: Morning Dove (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) Does galloping around an arena as fast as your trusty horse can carry you with the reigns in one hand and a pistol in the other, firing at balloons as you go sound like fun? Well, I can […]

Charles Daly’s Little Sharps for Juniors

| January 21, 2009

By: Ray Walters Charles Daly, long known as an importer of fine shotguns and handguns, has once again expanded their line of firearms by bringing to America a full line of Old West style firearms for cowboy action shooters and those who simply want to own a little piece of American history without putting out […]

Looking For A Place To Shoot

| January 19, 2009

Need a place to take your kids to shoot? Check out NRA affiliates. If you are looking for shooting resources within commuting distance go to need a place to shoot, By entering your zip code you can select your areas of interest, the site will list: – basic firearms courses – shooting clubs – […]

NAGDA National Championship: A Family Tradition

| January 12, 2009

By: Quade Joseph Erker, 13 years old. (Junior Writer For Kids By Kids) Photos BY: Scott Sayles My first year in the North American Gun Dog Association (NAGDA) was a great experience. My first qualification trial was in January 2008 at Eastern Colorado Hunting Opportunities (ECHO) in Stratton, Colorado. I hunted with a truly amazing […]

Battenfeld PAST Recoil Pad

| January 12, 2009

By: Sarah Bowers (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) The Battenfeld PAST Recoil Pad is ideal for high caliber rifle and shotgun shooting, or even just a long day of .22 rifle shooting for the kids. The adjustable elastic straps ensure that it’s always where you need it, when you need it without the hassle […]

Smith & Wesson’s Elite Silver Grade I O/U Shotgun

| January 10, 2009

By: Steven Perry (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) My name is Steven Perry. I currently live in Nampa, Idaho. I am 14 years old and I have been hunting and shooting sporting clays now for about 4 and a half years. I shoot mostly with my parents Matt and Christy Perry almost every Sunday. […]

Tips and Hints for Airgun and Smallbore Competition – Meeting Your Shooting Goals

| January 8, 2009

By: Bob Benbough-Coach Bob The last subject covered in “Tips and Hints” (Junior Shooters Vol 4 Fall Edition available on-line at had to do with your mental approach to shooting competitively. We talked about goal setting and how to do that most effectively. Today, I want to talk about one way that you can […]