Richard Sprague Named to NSSF Board of Governors

Owner of Sprague’s Sports in Yuma served on retailer advisory council

Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Phoenix, AZ -( A stalwart of the Arizona shooting sports industry, Richard Sprague, longtime owner of Sprague’s Sports in Yuma, is the newest member of the board of governors for the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).

Sprague has been the owner of his family’s 60-year-old business since 1984. In 2005, Sprague’s Sports moved into its current 18,100-square-foot facility with a 10-position, 25-yard rifle-rated range and classroom.

Sprague has served on NSSF’s retailer advisory council for more than 10 years.

As the trade association for the firearms industry, NSSF’s mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit

About the Arizona Game and Fish Department:

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is the state agency charged with conserving the entire range of wildlife within our borders, from big game such as elk and deer to smaller mammals, reptiles and fish. The Department is one of the nation’s leading proponents of the “North American Model of Wildlife Conservation,” which relies on sound science, public participation, active habitat management, strict regulation and active law enforcement to sustain wildlife populations.

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