No matter what event you find women participating in, they are competitive. The more competitive they are, the more confidence you see in their demeanors. From very stereotypical “girl stuff,” such as shopping, to sports, like women’s rugby, women can be fierce. But what separates the demure from the tenacious? How do you encourage a […]
Skeet athlete Caitlin Connor had a pretty special year in 2018 after being crowned World Champion while helping lead an historic podium sweep. She was one of the brightest shooting stars among a group of fantastic shooting sports ambassadors that compete for the USA Shooting Team. As we get set to take time with our […]
Do you have plans for Christmas break with your family? When my boys were younger, the days after Christmas always involved things such as Nerf guns and LEGO sets. As they got older, it changed to Red Ryder BB guns. Even older, and now I’m looking at AK stocks to surprise my teenagers who love […]
Casting for Recovery (CfR), a national nonprofit organization providing fly fishing retreats for women with breast cancer at no cost, recently held a specialty retreat for military women. The event was generously sponsored by BAE Systems. Retreat participants, representing Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, came together in Florida to experience healing connections with […]
After going through the indoor, dry fire drills with my new Crimson Trace the CWL-202 tactical light on my AR, I took trainer Chris Cerino’s advice and headed outside to a range that would allow me to move and to fire at multiple targets. Sponsored by Crimson Trace In case you want a refresher or […]
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Recap of our day at the range for @shotshow. We met with several of our partners and made a new partnership with @slginc2 and @freedomhunters
Every dog remembers her first fish! 🐟 Via @laurelmonaghan.
“In the blink of an eye deer season ends. I did not make my desired goal but with two bucks in freezer and hundreds of hours of field experience gained, I walk away thankful.” Via @herhumble_hunt.
We love this picture for many reasons... A woman afield with her @syrenusa shotgun and beloved hunting dog at her side, celebrating his last hurrah chasing quail. ❤️ Repost from @jen.the.archer
Super proud of this lady! Vera’s memoir, “The Most Unlikely Champion,” is available now at Amazon & Barnes and Noble!!💪
“All we are missing in life is a small shack off the bank and a lifetime supply of Toaster Strudels. Rosco and I would be set!” 🎣 Via @chewwwbeca.
We love keeping up with @sisterhood_of_the_outdoors! ・・・ Sisterhood Outdoors and @upperbaygunclub Upper Bay Gun Club (UBGC) hosted the 5th annual Women's Waterfowl Hunt on the iconic Eastern Shore of Maryland. Memories were made, tons of smiles and geese were harvested. Thank you to Thom Slavin for your continued support with UBGC and to Diane Sorantino of @berettaofficial Beretta USA for your expert shotgunning tips.
Dropping like flies! #ruffedgrouse Repost from @courtneyb.marie.
#Repost @ali_upnorth with @get_repost ・・・ When your bow's camo is 💯🙌🏼 I like winter archery and all, but leaving the tundra this week for the ATA show in Kentucky sounds much better! I'll have a media badge and will be working on a story for @womensoutdoornews along with my own blog and podcast. Comment below if you'll be there too! 😊 @archerytrade_
“Find views that fill your soul and make you undoubtedly happy. That is where you're meant to be.” Via @alicia_joy__
Bravo @kc_hunts for having a stellar attitude! We think next season WILL be your season! 💪 • • • “Tennessee deer season ended today. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t upset about how it ended. Next season will be my season.” 🤞🏼🦌 Via @kc_hunts.
All smiles on hard water! Via @hellosarahsuee.
“He's no monster but I'll gladly decorate our house with him!” 🐐 Via @mmcmain.
“Happy as can be hunting ducks with my new Remington VersaMax.” 🦆 Repost from @emily_perreira
This little girl can’t wait to harvest a deer of her own, some day! We love her enthusiasm about hunting! Via @karenekirkland.
Thanks so much for following along with us in 2018... Happy New Year! 🍾🎇
#Repost @sisterhood_of_the_outdoors with @get_repost ・・・ First duck for @h4morgan and called in by the ladies world champion duck caller our very own @ark_huntress Lana Van Winkle. Memories being made outdoors. @womensoutdoornews
These ladies are having great fun in the duck blind this weekend, down in Arkansas. Best of luck, gals! 🦆
Meet Lana Van Winkle (on right), 1st-runner-up world champion duck caller. She said, "I started competing in the World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest in Stuttgart, Ark., 3 years ago and I came in 5th place. The last 2 years, I was first-runner up. The world’s championship is the only one where women have their own division. My goal someday is to qualify for the men’s world’s division!" Babbs will be hunting ducks in Arkansas with Lana and other women from @sisterhood_of_the_outdoors. Watch the story and highlights for more info! Learn more about Lana in our #linkinbio. #ducks #Arkansas #AugustaArkansas #bustaduck #worldchampion #duckcalling #duckhunting
Congratulations @j_brown1306 on harvesting a Christmas buck! 💪
#Repost @ssp_eyewear with @get_repost ・・・ What a crappie day on the ice...😝
Here’s wishing you a day filled with laughter, and surrounded by the people you love. Merry Christmas! 🎄
“First musky through the ice; an epic fight!” 🙌 Via @alicia_joy__ #WONphoto
“Teaching some keen future hunters how hunting is done - girl style!” Via @amylouaims.
What an incredible year 2018 has been! So thankful for the ride... #WONphoto
Yaaaay, Vita! Now this is what we call girl power. 💪 ・・・ “So proud of my sweet Vita after she went 1 for 1 on poppers with my PCC. Even better was her own self confidence boost she experienced after putting herself out there in front of a camera crew and audience. She’s a firecracker, a sure shot, and steals my heart daily.” Via @joe_farewell.
“They say a good life is one full of variety. But I'd say there's plenty between the hunting and fishing seasons.” Repost from @kt_billings. 📷 @outdoor_dev
Big congrats to @suttonmetz on her first bow harvest!! Way to go, lady! 💪
“Fun weekend with some new friends! See ya next weekend big pond.” 😘 Via @mn_esox_huntress.
“Thankful for this home, playground, office.” Via @miss.jessieallen
Chuck Norris is a hunter. But Chuck Norris doesn’t hunt. That implies the possibility of failure. 💪 PC: @amandalynnmayhew
“Those moments when you can’t help but smile and feel incredibly blessed. Days with my Dad.” ❤️🦆 #WONphoto Via @erodger.
AUSTIN – A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League (AG & AG) raised funds for childhood cancer by selling two t-shirt designs in 2018 that promoted awareness of the disease. The Unstoppable AF shirt and the Childhood Cancer Awareness shirt were sold through the AG & AG website. Five dollars from each shirt sale was earmarked for the […]
The 1911 was designed by John Browning in 1911. Of course, that’s where the name originated. It’s a single-action pistol that uses a firing pin. The “Commander” size typically has a barrel length from 4 to 4.25 inches, as opposed to the longer “Government” barrel length of 5 inches or shorter “Officer” barrel length of […]
Crimson Trace® laser sights and tactical lights are well-known by firearms owners for meeting or exceeding their many product needs and demands in the self-defense market. The Oregon-based firearms accessory industry leader continues to offer numerous Rail Master™ laser sights and Rail Master™ Pro laser sights and lights combinations. These sights and lights will equip […]
In this final part of the series titled “Fairies and Firearms,” where we travel from then Isle of Skye in Scotland to Worcestershire in England and then, over to the west, to Yorkshire, you will see what it means to go on a proper British pheasant driven shooting experience. They don’t call them hunts. Hunts […]
Grace Callahan in a shotgun shooting instructor at Griffin & Howe Shooting School, located at Hudson Farm in New Jersey, and a Syren dealer. She’s also a rising star in the Sporting Clays world and is currently ranked 4th in the All American Points Race for the Ladies division. She’s been a Master Class shooter […]
The outdoor lifestyle reality series – “Eva Shockey’s Outdoor 101” – is slated to launch on Monday, December 17, 2018 on Facebook Watch at 9 p.m. PT. The six-episode series chronicles the adventures of acclaimed outdoor enthusiast, conservationist and author Eva Shockey and her family as they traverse her adopted home state of North Carolina. […]
Chicks is stoked to kick off 2019 in Ouray, Colorado with our signature women’s ice climbing clinics. Twenty years ago our founder, Kim Reynolds, identified a huge difference in the numbers of women climbers vs men and their roles in climbing. Particularly in ice climbing, she noted, “ As I watched the sport of climbing grow, I […]
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. – The season is now open for the 21st annual State-Fish Art Contest, sponsored by Bass Pro Shops. Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art is excited to welcome the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium as the host of the Missouri state competition! All entries in Missouri are be sent to the following […]
The following blog is an excerpt from, There is Snow Much Fun to be Had in National Parks! by the National Park Foundation. Brrrr! There’s definitely a nip in the air, or is that jack frost at your toes? When the cold weather settles in and winter arrives, that means snow for many of our national parks! […]
There’s still time to buy some exceptional gifts for people who love the outdoors. We’d like to invite you to consider purchasing a gift this season from our partners. After all, they are the reason we can bring you our stories, reviews, opinions and lifestyle information. Check out our gift ideas for outdoorsy types in […]
Whether you plan to shoot clays at a public range or at a home range, there are a few firearm safety rules that should always be top of mind. We welcome new contributor Ali Juten to the series of safe shooting tips, sponsored by Project ChildSafe. Sponsored by NSSF & Project ChildSafe First, you’ll likely […]
Christmas is fast approaching, which usually means there are a bunch of frantic people out there scrambling to find gifts for the firearms enthusiast in their lives. I have a few gift ideas that may help ease their shopping stress. Gear Up is sponsored by Springfield Armory Gift Ideas for the Firearms Enthusiast Firearms Many […]
The firing line belonged to the girls during the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) annual Gary Anderson Invitational (GAI) air rifle event, as they secured all of the podium spots in both the precision and sporter classes. They also represented seven of the eight Finals athletes in the sporter class and maintained four finalist spots in […]
Finding Christmas fishing gifts that everybody wants and needs doesn’t have to be a challenge. In fact, it’s actually super easy to track down angling-related items that almost every single fisherperson can use. You better not pout, you better not cry… this list of the best gifts for fishermen and fisherwomen will help you make […]
SPRINGFIELD, Va., November 26, 2018 – What do you get a boater for the holidays? How about the gift of safety? Providing some much needed on-water and on-road help – including free tows back to his or her home dock – in case of a breakdown? Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has […]
Chatsworth GA, November 22, 2018– The Sisterhood of The Outdoors announces the first ever partnership for charity with Cheyenne Ridge North Platte Outpost to fund early screenings for local breast cancer patients. Come join us on an amazing hunt for charity. All proceeds will go to Shooting Sports for Cancer, Inc the owner of […]
The destruction a fire or disaster brings to a family’s hopes and dreams is devastating. The lucky ones escape a fire uninjured, only to find all their possessions have been destroyed. They cannot replace their many years of sacrifice and struggle to regain all that was lost. A little comfort in their time of need […]
The trend of home concealment furniture has picked up speed recently, especially with crime being on the increase. Multitudes of firearms-related conventions, trade shows and expos across the country are featuring these products. It’s an interesting concept – hiding firearms in plain sight where no one would bat an eye at it being anything other […]
Recently, I had the opportunity to hunt pheasant in Greensburg, Kansas, with CZ-USA. We hunted with Upland Inn Hunts, an upland game bird technology and habitat development company. The Gun Dog TV crew, from Outdoor Channel, joined us. Sponsored by CZ-USA The Shotguns Dave Miller, CZ-USA’s shotgun product manager and pro-shooter, brought along several shotguns […]
The holiday season is such a wonderful time of year; for the most part people are in good spirits, more generous, and kind to one-another. Unfortunately, there are people who prey on that kindness and want to take advantage of the generosity that comes with the holiday season. This is the time of year when […]
We’ve all seen the famous scenes in the movie A Christmas Story, where young Ralphie is dreaming of getting for Christmas his very first firearm. I asked a few of TeamWON’s writers about their own “Red Ryder BB Gun” stories. The Flame is sponsored by AZfirearms Stacy Bright Stacy Bright is a freelance writer, contributing […]
The AR platform is popular for personal/home defense. Crimson Trace recently introduced an aftermarket tactical light, the CWL-202, for rail-equipped long guns. We are going to kick off a series of how-to articles that feature one of the country’s top trainers giving us recommendations on how to use Crimson Trace products. We’ll begin with the […]
The media event launched by Barb Carey five years ago, the Women Ice Angler Project (WIAP), shines the spotlight on women ice anglers throughout the ice belt. During several days on the ice, WIAP offers the sportfishing industry and WIAP sponsors media coverage highlighting strong female ice anglers. In 2019, from January 23-27, #womenonice will […]
Huntsville, AL – Remington introduces the Model RM380 Executive, an all-metal, micro pistol designed for concealed carry. A tough, all-metal construction for ultimate durability and longevity, the RM380 also features the longest barrel in its class to maximize muzzle velocity and bullet expansion, while facilitating shooting precision and accuracy. Weighing just 12.2 ounces unloaded […]
I am not defined by one thing, one style or one hobby and it’s no secret that I love, love, love clothes and boots. My clothes often express my personality, my mood or attitude for the day or my appreciation of certain styles. No matter what I am wearing, it must be functional, as I […]
I first started shooting sporting clays as a way to improve my aerial clay shots in 3–gun. Around the same time, I also fell in love with wingshooting after going on a chukar hunt. Now, a few years later, I have my custom CZ–USA shotgun on order and I’m ready to up my sporting clays […]