Most of us have come to accept some level of “punishment” as the price
we pay for being shooters. Some folks say and really believe that they
are not recoil sensitive and that recoil does not effect them. Some of
us are fortunate and don’t bruise easily so we may not show the outward
effect of a day spent hunting, at the bench or on the sporting clays
I’ve learned a good bit by participating in still target shooting for the past several years. First of all, I’ve learned that a lot of folks shoot better than I do, including my wife, Doris. In just 2 years of competitive still target shooting, she’s set a World Record that still stands and has won the World Championship in the Ladies Hunter Class. She also came very close to winning a second...
It is not often that world records are set in any sport or in any event. A world record is just that, an unusual event that has never before happened or at least has not been witnessed or sanctioned. That's what makes the odds of having 2 world records set, 2 years in a row, at almost the exact same time of year, at the exact same place, so unusual!
Whittington, Illinois is the home of Rend Lake, a...
October 5-6, 2007 Wild Turkey Center Edgefield, S.C.
Top shooters from around the world will converge at the NWTF's headquarters to prove who is the best at still-target shooting. Still-target shooting simulates turkey hunters shooting a wild turkey gobbler at 40 yards. Winners are determined by the number of pellets a shooter is able to put in a 3-inch circle in the kill zone of a gobbler's head...
March 10, 2007 a new chapter was written in the history of National
Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Still Target Shooting events. That day,
Larry Lombard “raised the bar” for still target shooting with a
muzzeloader. His score of 26 pellets in a 3” circle was better than
any recorded thus far in this new class for still target shoots
sanctioned by the NWTF.