Florida Gun Center is a safe and secure space where advanced and novice visitors hone their marksmanship skills. For the latter group, staff experts teach gun-handling fundamentals and firearm safety during an array courses. Once range and class sessions wrap up, visitors browse the firearms and accessories in the center's store, which keeps a variety of pistols for law enforcement in stock.
Frank Abay is a busy man. Along with a security school and a private-investigation company, the licensed instructor now owns Miami Guns Inc. There, his guests can buy and sell firearms or practice their aim at the eight-lane, 25-yard indoor range. Visitors seeking more guided instruction can earn licenses by completing D and G classes. Miami Guns Inc. also hosts low-light pistol and self-defense-tactics courses, which include 100 rounds of ammo, range time, a certificate of completion, and a T-shirt.
A golf-cart ride across Gulf Coast Clays' 50 acres reveals some beautiful countryside. Flanked by Everglades National Park and Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, the grounds encompass rivers, forests, and open fields?where the sound of shotgun fire rings through the air. Gulf Coast Clays has been a destination for shotgun sports since 1966, and the current owner, Colin Burrows, hopes to expand the sport's popularity by catering to everyone and offering lessons for all skill levels.
Gun School is the Nation's leading provider of Firearms Training, Safety, Licensing and Education for Law Enforcement, Security Officers and the General Public. Gun School's NRA Certified Instructors bring decades of real-world experience, providing our students with an engaging, patient, and friendly experience.
Estero River Outfitters's tackle-and-bait shop equips amateur and experienced fishermen alike with a plethora of gear for adventurous outings along the nearby river. A varied selection of bait helps fishermen angle big catches with saltwater shrimp ($3.79/dozen), freshwater shiner minnows ($7.99/dozen), and night crawlers ($3.75). High-pitched Scotty crank whistles ($5.09) can be used to signal distress or to call unsportsmanlike conduct on an encroaching alligator and fillet/bait kits arm fish-preparers with two stainless-steel knives, a sharpening stone, and handled cutting board ($9.95). The Otterbox 3500 ($27.95), which can withstand up to 100 feet of water pressure, provides an airtight enclosure to keep cell phones, wallets, and other personal items dry.