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Shooting USA Double Feature Wednesday: The Steel Challenge, Texas Varmint Benchrest

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:25
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It’s a Shooting USA double feature! First, it’s action from the Steel Challenge. Then, stay tuned for Texas Varmint Benchrest. Shooting USAShooting USA

Nashville, TN -(  First, at 8 p.m. EST on Wednesday, it’s a new record at the World Speed Shooting Championship, the Steel Challenge in California. The Pros take on banks of five steel targets in lightning fast rounds, as new guns enter the sport. Pistol Caliber Carbines now race on the eight famous courses of fire at the Hogue Action Pistol Ranges in Morro Bay.

Then, the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association hosts Youngsters for a special weekend at Friendship to get them started with their first shots in the shooting sports.

Plus, we get our first shots with the big bore M&P 2.0 in .45 ACP. And Ken Hackathorn is teaching home defense with your AR Rifle.

Then, at 9:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, it’s small varmints shot at long ranges in the Lone Star State. It’s precision shooting with benchrest rifles in the latest version of two traditional sports becoming a new challenge: silhouette and benchrest. And John also tries the challenge of knocking down 1-MOA Coyotes with his Precision Rifle.

Then, families compete together with .22-caliber pistols and rifles. It’s the Rimfire Challenge World Championship, with hundreds of competitors ringing steel on the ranges in Alabama, including a six-year-old hot shot!

And, it’s one of the most popular rifles in the world for military, police, hunters and enthusiasts. The Remington 700 is one of History’s Guns. Tune into Outdoor Channel on Wednesday!


  • Eastern Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM, 9:30 PM, 1:30 AM (Thurs)
  • Central Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM, 8:30 PM, 12:30 AM (Thurs)
  • Mountain Time: Wednesday 6:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 11:30 PM
  • Pacific Time: Wednesday 5:00 PM, 6:30PM, 10:30 PM

Shooting USA is listed as a one-hour show in your cable menu.

Get Anniversary Commemorative Shooting USA Challenge Coin

It’s a limited edition collectable noting 25 years of the first and longest-running gun show to appear on network television. The offer is combined with a personalized and autographed photo of Jim Scoutten, America’s best-known firearms industry and gun sports reporter.

Watch Shooting USA on YouTube!

Subscribe to the Shooting USA YouTube Channel to watch Pro Shooter Profiles, Pro Tips, History’s Guns, and more! And, be sure to “Like” Shooting USA on Facebook, and “follow” us on Instagram too.

About Shooting USA:

Jim Scoutten, AmericaÌs Most Watched Firearms Reporter, has been on the beat for 25 years, reporting the stories of the Shooting Sports and the firearms Industry. The show produces a series of popular segments focusing on historical guns, the personalities in the sport and industry, insider reports from gun tests, and practical tips from shooting sports pros. The show appeals to shooting sports enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels by providing practical tips on safely handling, modifying and repairing their favorite guns.

For more information, please visit

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