Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

| October 26, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer LTC Jerry Lewis, 48, and his son, Josh Lewis, 16, of Fayetteville, GA, both attended and competed in the Talladega D-Day event together. TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), […]

PYRAMYD AIR Has Air Venturi’s Air Bolt!

| May 6, 2017

By: Ben Moody (18) Several manufacturers in the past few years have come out with air guns that shoot arrows. The Air Venturi representation of this product is the best on the market. Instead of building a whole new system dedicated to firing a bolt they have simply designed a bolt that can be fired […]

Hemphill Fires Unimaginable Standing Score at 2017 CMP 3P Air Rifle Regionals

| April 18, 2017

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site:  www.TheCMP.org On-Line Newsletter:  http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer In a remarkable performance at the 2017 Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Regional Three-Position Air Rifle Championships, Kristen Hemphill, 17, of TX Hill Country Shooting Club, […]

Junior Girls Break Same Record During Same Relay at JROTC Regional Match

| March 14, 2017

  By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – Emma Thompson, who has repeatedly set and broke over nine of her own Navy Sporter JROTC National Records during the last few Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) 3×20 air rifle events, did so again on Day 2 of the JROTC Regional Service Championship, held in February. But, […]

Thompson Repeats Record-Breaking 3×20 Performance to Win Overall at the 2016 Camp Perry Open

| February 7, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – At the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 2017 Camp Perry Open, Emma Thompson, 16, of Freeport High School, astoundingly broke her own 3×20 sporter air rifle qualification National Records (notably, for the third time) that she had previously set only a month ago at the Gary Anderson […]

What is an Air Bolt?

| October 4, 2016

This Week on American Airgunner TV FORT SMITH, AR (October 3rd, 2016) – You’ve seen things that shoot arrows before, but have you seen an air gun shoot an arrow? Tune in to Pursuit Channel this week for an all-new episode of American Airgunner! Rossi Morreale finds that the Air Venturi Air Bolt has more […]

Special 2-Gun and 3-Gun Edition

| October 2, 2016

 The 2016 Special Edition is Done! The 2016 Special 2-Gun and 3-Gun Edition is now on the newsstands. Check it out at Walmart! This is packed full of information on 2-Gun sports (NSSF Rimfire Challenge and Long-range Precision Shooting) and 3-Gun (Cowboy Action Shooting and Modern 3-Gun,) With articles on guns, events, and some of […]

The WINGSHOT

| September 15, 2016

From Air Venturi and Pyramyd Air By Ben Moody (17) The Air Venturi Wing Shot is unlike any other shotgun on the market. What makes it so different? It is powered not with gunpowder, but with air! That’s right — it shoots wads of BBs using a pre-charged cylinder of air. When I took the […]

Hunting Hogs With Airguns

| October 20, 2015

This Week on American Airgunner By Justin “JB” Biddle, Executive Producer FORT SMITH, AR (October 19th, 2015)—Come watch Steve Criner try to bag a 90 pound hog with the same high-powered PCP air rifle he used to harvest a coyote on Episode 1 of the 2014 Season. This week’s episode shows the power of modern […]

AiR 15 Challenge Grows Over 100 Entries at 2015 National Match Air Gun Events

| August 4, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio August 3, 2015 – The Top 20 competitors of the AiR 15 Challenge met on the firing line at the world-class facilities of the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center for a Shoulder-to-Shoulder shoot-off and a chance to earn prize money. With 100 more entries […]

CMP Hosts Annual National Trophy Rifle and Games Matches in July

| July 16, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site: www.TheCMP.orgOn-Line Newsletter: http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ CMP Hosts Annual National Trophy Rifle and Games Matches in July By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is thrilled to once again welcome eager […]

BENJAMIN AIRGUNS ANNOUNCES LIMITED EDITION AIR RIFLES

| May 15, 2015

    BLOOMFIELD, New York (May 15, 2015) The preferred air rifle of serious hunters is now available in popular camouflage finishes in a limited edition run available exclusively on crosman.com. The Benjamin Marauder .25 caliber precharged pneumatic rifle can be ordered in Realtree MAX-1, Realtree Xtra or Moon Shine Camo’s Muddy Girl. The Marauder […]