NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Hunters' Views

Byron South

"I hunt predators for a living and I'm always looking for the very best equipment to help me do my job more effectively. Over the last several years, I've come to the conclusion that the AR-15 platform is ideally suited to this type hunting."

Doug Koenig, world champion shooter and avid hunter

"I haven't hunted big game with a modern sporting rifle, but I sure have used one for small game. The low recoil and quick follow-up shots make the gun perfect for varmint hunting. I still love my bolt-action rifles, but you can't beat an AR-15 on a prairie dog hunt."

Dick Metcalf

"Modern sporting rifles in a wide variety of chamberings are accurate enough for prairie dogs and powerful enough for grizzly bear. They're also utterly reliable and nearly indestructible, which is why I've been hunting with them ever since Colt introduced the first AR-15 Sporter over 30 years ago."