Sheriff Jim Wilson

Why the Shotgun is One of the Best Options for Personal Defense

Like the revolver and the lever-action carbine, the shotgun is still around because it gets the job done and gets it done quite well.

First Look: Birchwood Casey Texas Star Plinking Target

Birchwood Casey is known for making targets and shooting support gear and now the company is rolling out the Texas Star Plinking Target, a new piece of range gear designed to make your training sessions both productive and exciting.

Three Companies Expand Offerings During Ammo Shortage

A trio of companies have recently entered or expanded their offerings in the commercial ammunition market.

Important Announcement: NRA Annual Meeting Cancellation

Due to concern over the safety of our NRA family and community, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibits.

Be Careful What You Say

There's an old expression that goes, "Keep your words soft and sweet, in case you have to eat them." Sheriff Jim explains why this is doubly so for the concealed-carrier.

Henry Raises $30,000 for 8-Year-Old Texas Boy’s Treatment

Henry Repeating Arms raised $30,000 with a ‘Guns For Great Causes’ campaign to benefit 8-year-old Kalel Hamilton of Leesburg, TX.

Review: Trijicon IR-Patrol Thermal Monocular

Yes, thermal optics are expensive, but they can be an invaluable tool for home security and much more.

Texas Governor Abbott Signs Constitutional Carry Bill

Texas joined the ranks of states -- 21 currently -- with a constitutional carry law when Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed NRA-ILA-backed House Bill 1927 on Thursday, June 17.

Why Was the Smith & Wesson Model 19 Revolver So Popular with Law Enforcement?

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about one of his favorite sixguns, the Smith & Wesson Model 19.

What's the Advantage to Dry Lubricants for Firearms?

The other day I went out and shot up all the defensive ammo I’ve been carrying in my EDC rig for the past 12-plus months, then sat down for a good in-depth cleaning of the pistol and magazines before loading new ammo.

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