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.

The Other Dove

The Other Dove

PIGEON HUNTING PRIMER

They get no respect, but common pigeons—or rock doves—are plentiful everywhere, can be hunted year-round and offer a great way to work out kinks in your shooting form before the “real” fall hunting seasons begin. Learn how to take advantage of this underappreciated species.

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Grand Ambitions

Grand Ambitions

TEAM FEDERAL PREMIUM

Each summer, the eyes of the shooting world focus on the American Trapshooting Association’s Grand American World Trapshooting Championships. Federal Premium’s Rick Marshall and Mallory Stanton are among the thousands who compete in the event—and they consistently shoot near the top of their field. Here’s how they do it.

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The Secret 7

The Secret 7

RAY STAFFORD

Trapshooting hall-of-famer Ray Stafford has smoked countless targets under pressure since he started shooting competitively in 1965. Along the way, he’s racked up a stellar string of victories in state, regional and world championships. He shares the seven secrets he’s learned along the way.

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Good Scouts

Good Scouts

BOY SCOUTS SHOOTING PROGRAMS

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s oldest and largest youth development organizations. It’s also a strong proponent of the shooting sports, with participation in its shooting-related programs steadily on the rise, thanks to support from Federal Premium Ammunition.

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Inspiration And Opportunity

Inspiration And Opportunity

NATIONAL 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS PROGRAM

Shooting sports are riding a rising tide of popularity in the United States. While a number of forces help Americans rediscover and reconnect with their firearms heritage—including a long list of corporate and organizational allies—the National 4-H Shooting Sports Program remains one of the largest and longest running gateways to a variety of shooting disciplines.

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