Tag: shooting sports

Things I saw at the SHOT Show

The SHOT Show is the largest firearm trade show in the country if not the world.  Besides all of the different guns, there’s camo, decoys, accessories for shooting and hunting with no limits. I attended the SHOT Show last week and want to share with you some of the things I saw at the show.  ... Read more »

5 Cents tax on every round of firearm ammunition in Cook County?

5 Cents tax on every round of firearm ammunition in Cook County?
There is a taxation proposal on the table for Cook County.  According to Sec. 74-668. Tax Imposed, Rates, the following tax can be put on firearms and ammunition. Firearm Tax Rate.   A tax is hereby imposed on the retail purchase of a firearm as defined in this article in the amount of $25.00 for each... Read more »

Photos from the taping of an Illinois Outdoors TV Show at the Frankfort Sportsman Club

Brought my nephew Jerod to the Frankfort Sportsman Club (191st just west of 80th Avenue, Mokena) where he learned to shoot a shotgun.   This is the first time he ever handled a shotgun.  With the help of Jeff and Pam Hobson, NRA Certified Shotgun instructors, Jerod did very well. A TV show was there for... Read more »

The Frankfort Sportsmans Club

This is from the Frankfort Sportsman Club in Mokena… FRANKFORT SPORTSMAN CLUB   Men and women of all ages are trying and enjoying the clay target shooting sports.  On any given day of operation at Frankfort Sportsman Club in Mokena you will find children as young as ten, moms and dads, and grandparents enjoying the... Read more »

Illinois Welcomes Participants, Spectators to World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta

From the Illinois DNR…. Trapshooting Competition enters 5th year at WSRC SPARTA, ILL. – One of the premier events in shooting sports returns to Illinois on August 3-14 with the annual Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) Grand American Trapshooting Championships at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex (WSRC) in Sparta.  The Grand American, which has been... Read more »