About FMG

FMG Publications provide the latest news on guns,
accessories and more through the most popular resources available.


American Handgunner Magazine


American Handgunner was introduced in 1976 as the first magazine devoted entirely to handguns.

Just like a classic, it improves with age. Today it’s still the first place handgunners everywhere turn for the latest and most reliable handgun news and information. From custom handguns, new factory models, competition, pistolsmithing, handloading and more, each issue continues to deliver the goods while staying on top of the rapidly changing world of handgunning. What’s the best home-defense gun for you? Is a laser sight worth the investment? American Handgunner can help you decide. If you’re looking for the benchmark of handgun news and enjoyment, you’ll find it in American Handgunner.

American Handgunner is published six times per year.


GUNS Magazine


GUNS Magazine was introduced in 1955 as the first national monthly newsstand firearms publication.

From the moment you turn the first page and dive into one shooting adventure after another, you’ll discover a difference that makes GUNS Magazine one-of-a-kind. For you it may be the detailed full-color images that make it seem like you’ve held and examined each gun featured. Or maybe it’ll be the expertly written articles that pull no punches when it comes to delivering the facts. Contributing writers for GUNS Magazine are the most respected authors in the industry. They have spent a lifetime sharing their passion for guns and equipment with shooting enthusiasts everywhere.

GUNS Magazine is published 12 times per year.


Shooting Industry


Shooting Industry was introduced in 1955 reaching a controlled circulation of active dealers each month.

Shooting Industry is the only trade magazine that reaches “consumer selected” BPA audited Federal Firearms Licensed dealers. Since the beginning, Shooting Industry has helped dealers make everyday business decisions easier by offering information such as what to stock and how to sell it, plus tips on how to keep customers coming back for more. The dealers who read Shooting Industry are highly recommended by their customers as the place to buy firearms and shooting accessories.

Shooting Industry is published 12 times per year.


Special Editions

American Handgunner Personal Defense

This popular edition is for people who have made defensive thinking a priority. Whether defending the home or dealing with emergencies while away, this bonus edition covers it all. The latest equipment and training options fill the pages with expert advice and solutions to the big issues no one ever wants to face. The expert mix of features make the Personal Defense Special Edition one of the most popular on newsstands.


American Handgunner Concealed Carry Special Edition

This issue is a go-to-source for all-things concerning carrying options, gun selection, ammo advice, training, DVD ideas, on-line resources, tips from experts on home defense and much more.


American Handgunner Personal Defense Survive Special Edition

The Survive Special Edition’s primary focus is providing tips, tools and resources for surviving unexpected situations and natural disasters. Whether it’s a flood, fire or medical emergency, the experts contributing to the editorial content have one goal, to help readers survive almost anything.


GUNS Magazine Surplus, Vintage & Classic Firearms Special Edition

The GUNS Magazine Special Editions adds a new Surplus, Vintage & Classic Firearms issue. This Special Edition has features on guns and gear that helped shape history are more popular than ever before. The GUNS Magazine Surplus edition provides an in depth look at vintage, military, classics, reproduction guns and accessories that appeal to collectors, history buffs and gun enthusiasts. Included is a Resource Guide dedicated to fans of surplus guns and gear.