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For most women, learning to shoot a firearm can be crazy overwhelming and frankly, kind of intimidating. Ladies, this is our chance to learn how to 'Shoot Like a Girl' from female instructors.

Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, 2022, Bass Pro Shops in Bossier City, LA is hosting the Shoot Like a Girl® Sea to Shining Sea Tour.

While I can't speak for any other woman than myself, as I get older, my need to feel safe increases. I used to do some really dumb things if I'm being honest and after my divorce and starting over living alone, I felt it was necessary to learn how to protect myself. One of the things I did was go out to the Bodcau shooting range and take advantage of the free shooting lessons the range safety officers offer. While I already had my concealed carry permit, I knew I'd never feel comfortable carrying a gun unless I knew that I could use it in a tense situation without unintentionally hurting myself or anyone else.

Young afraid woman walking alone at night

One of my favorite things about this event? The instructors are women! I love the idea of women empowering other women. Shooting sports aren't for everyone, however, I've really come to enjoy target shooting and the tactical exercises on offer at Bodcau. Here's what the Shoot Like a Girl® website says we can expect at the event.

At a Shoot Like A Girl event, women ages 16 and older will be afforded the opportunity to shoot inside Shoot Like A Girl’s semi-tractor trailer mobile range. Attendees gain experience in handling and shooting handguns, long guns, and compound bows using state-of-the-art technology. Inside the mobile range, women are guided through a revolutionary introduction process, called the Test Shots™ and Test Flights™ by Certified National Rifle Association instructors and archery coaches. Onsite, at the Shoot Like A Girl Gun Counter, people can also compare a variety of firearms including revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, shotguns, and rifles from Shoot Like A Girl’s firearms partners. New and experienced shooters are invited to attend.


Shoot Like A Girl is committed to educating others about the importance of firearm safety. Those who visit the range will learn about safe responsible gun ownership, the benefits of firearms, and the positive influence the participation of shooting sports can have on your life. New and experienced shooters are invited to attend.

Sounds great, right? The event will be open to the public Saturday, March 19th from 9 am to 6 pm. They'll be open again Sunday, March 20th from 10 am - 3 pm. In addition to the training offer, they'll also have a variety of disabled firearms to check out and tons of accessories.


Bass Pro Shop is located in Bossier City, LA at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets between Horseshoe and Margaritaville Casinos. Good luck and have fun if you decide to pick up shooting sports as a hobby and a way to protect yourself. You geaux girl!

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