THE STORIES BEHIND THE SHOTS

At Federal Premium®, we know the shooting sports are about more than just hitting your target. They're built on the experiences, knowledge and personalities that bind hunters and shooters together.

Return Of The Elk

Return Of The Elk

ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION

Despite challenges and setbacks, the good old days of elk hunting are now. Thanks to efforts from hunters and conservation groups like the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, free-ranging elk now roam 28 states, with a North American population of more than a million animals.

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The Recruiter

The Recruiter

TRISH ENGEL

Trish Engel is on a mission. As Youth Programs Coordinator for the Mule Deer Foundation, she tirelessly pursues opportunities to introduce young people to hunting, conservation and the great outdoors, spearheading outreach and recruitment campaigns across the West.

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The Cross Trainer

The Cross Trainer

DAVE CASTRO

Though some might view the shooting sports and physical fitness as separate disciplines, Dave Castro sees them as inseparable. The action shooting competitor and former Navy SEAL serves as Director of Training for fitness phenomenon CrossFit. Learn how he uses physical training to shoot better.

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5 Squirrel Secrets

5 Squirrel Secrets

22PLINKSTER

Squirrels can be challenging to bring down—particularly when you’re armed with a rimfire rifle or handgun and not a shotgun. Federal Premium’s trick-shooting YouTube superstar and lifelong squirrel hunter 22plinkster reveals his top five secrets for making the shot on bushytails and other small game.

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Quail Comeback

Quail Comeback

2017 FORECAST

Northern bobwhites and other quail once flourished across much of the North American landscape. Unfortunately, loss of habitat and other factors led to precipitous declines in quail numbers. Thanks to projects supported by groups like Federal Premium conservation partner Quail Forever, these downward spirals are reversing as quail numbers are again on the upswing.

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