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NRA Women is designed for female gun enthusiasts. It's a resource for news, education, events and more. And we're telling more stories of empowered women like you. Come explore, connect, celebrate and unite with the women of NRA.

Linda Mary Mayhurst


Amarillo, TX

Who or what got you into shooting?

First or favorite gun?
Walther PPK, smooth bore 

Favorite place to shoot or hunt?
At Mountain Man Rendezvous   

Favorite shooting/hunting apparel?
Rendezvous clothes 

Favorite shooting/hunting partner?

Best shooting/hunting memory?
Winning a match with a borrowed gun 

I own a gun because:
Protection, sport of shooting 

How do you feel about pink guns?
NO, natural colors are better 

Do you go to the range to amp up or chill out?

Best gun tip?
Point the business end away from people

Your choice of gun for protection?

Guns or shoes?

Who or what inspires you?

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
Not just one thing: husband, guns, horses, and dogs 

Book you’re reading?
Anything by Clive Cussler

Favorite TV Show?

Favorite vacation spot?
Raton, New Mexico and Beaver, Utah

Your greatest accomplishment?
Three kids, graduated college, grandchildren