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Skeet Shooting Review


Skeet Shooting Review is the official magazine of the National Skeet Shooting Association. It is published monthly, except semi-monthly in March. No other magazine dedicated exclusively to Skeet shooting enjoys a larger circulation. SSR is included in the membership of NSSA members and is also available for subscription to non-members.

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The Wedding on Field 8 The Wedding on Field 8

We can’t say for sure there had never before been a wedding at a World Skeet Championships, but we know there was one on Sunday, September 28 on Field 8 at 6:00 p.m. Skeet referees Vickie Hoffman and Allen Cline were married in the place that made the most sense to them, on a skeet field. After all, they had met at skeet, had their first date after refereeing together, and all their friends, whom they consider extended family, are skeet shooters.... [more...]


Paxton’s Pointers: Lens Color Paxton’s Pointers: Lens Color

Shooters often ask which lens color they need for their shooting glasses and how to know when a specific color is needed. There are many opinions on the subject; in this video, World Champion skeet shooter Robert Paxton offers a rule of thumb he uses to decide on lens color. Video by Gene Stewart  Read More →


Congrats to World Shoot Survey Winners Congrats to World Shoot Survey Winners

Congratulations to seven NSSA members who participated in our World Skeet Championships follow-up survey and were drawn as prize winners. The winners are: Randy Brownlee (MS) Browning knife Clark Hartness (MS) Browning knife Paul Kvasnicka (VA) 4 rounds skeet practice during 2015 Mini or World Shoot E. Wayne Tanner (LA) 4 rounds skeet practice during 2015 Mini or World Shoot Donna Miller (TX) 1 flat 12 ga. ammo (no paper) during 2015... [more...]


NSC Toy Drive for Ronald McDonald Houses NSC Toy Drive for Ronald McDonald Houses

For the month of November, the National Shooting Complex will be collecting donations of toys, books, and other small gifts for the benefit of the Ronald McDonald Houses in San Antonio. We will have two collection areas: one in the club house and one in the office building. Our shooting guests who donate will receive a coupon for a 10% discount on all pro shop purchases except ammunition. Donations most needed are for kids age 12 and under, but teens... [more...]


Congratulations to Gun Drawing Winner Congratulations to Gun Drawing Winner

Congratulations to Christine Fox, NSSA member from West Virginia, on being drawn as the winner of a Winchester SXP Pump shotgun in our annual Target Talk quiz gun drawing. Christine is a regular participant in our bi-weekly quizzes and received a gun drawing entry for each time; it was her second entry of the year that was drawn as the winner. Christine happens to be one of our members who is spreading the good news about our sport to new shooters.... [more...]


Paxton’s Pointers: Shooting Advice Paxton’s Pointers: Shooting Advice

Is it possible to get too much advice on improving your skeet shooting? Yes, says World Champion skeet shooter, Robert Paxton. Here is one piece of advice you should take.  Read More →


Paxton’s Pointers: High 1 Paxton’s Pointers: High 1

What’s the toughest target on the field? Your most difficult one may vary, but World Champion skeet shooter Robert Paxton cites a survey that says High 1 gives most shooters the most trouble. Paxton offers his tips for success on High 1. Video by Gene Stewart  Read More →


Rewards Redemption Period Starts Nov. 1 Rewards Redemption Period Starts Nov. 1

If you didn’t get around to redeeming your Shooting for Rewards points during the July redemption period or didn’t have enough points for the item you wanted, no worries! It’s almost time for the next redemption period, November 1-30. All the points you’ve accumulated since October 1, 2013, minus any you redeemed in July, are still in your account and available for redemption. Points are earned just for shooting registered... [more...]


Bill Fertig Added to Referee Honor Roll Bill Fertig Added to Referee Honor Roll

Bill Fertig was honored during the NSSA Hall of Fame Banquet as he was named the 2014 inductee to the Referee Honor Roll. Fertig has shot over 245,000 registered targets and won a number of state championships during his career, and in 1995, he was inducted into the Florida Skeet Hall of Fame. He was Referee Champion and a Referee for the World Championships in 1982 and 1983, and a three-time Chief Referee for the Armed Forces Championships. In... [more...]


Giambrone Is HOA World Champion Giambrone Is HOA World Champion

Paul Giambrone III was one target from perfect last week to take the World Skeet HOA Championship title, finishing one target ahead of runner-up Mark Vaillancourt and third place Craig Kirkman. Bettina Wohlforth was the Lady Champion. In the 550 HAA event, Stuart Brown and Giambrone each tallied 548 targets, with Brown taking the championship. Mark Vaillancourt was one target back to earn third. Robert Paxton snagged the 28 Gauge Championship, while... [more...]