shooting career started when he was selected to join his high school
rifle team in his freshman year. He sold guns and outdoor equipment at
the retail level. When in the United States Air Force he qualified
"Expert" with both rifle and pistol and was invited to try out for the
USAF National Shooting Team. Later, he taught a guns and shooting
seminar for the local community college. As a Benefactor member of the
NRA (USA) and a Complementary member of the National Firearms
Association (Canada) he always supported firearm rights.
writing about guns and shooting during his college days and founded
Guns and Shooting Online in 1997. The website was his passion and he
poured tremendous energy into it. He was intent on providing the latest
and most accurate information to his readers to help them understand
and appreciate the subject he enjoyed so much. This enthusiasm brought
readers from around the world.
to the website Chuck was passionate about Oregon Duck football, cats,
airplanes, motorcycles and fast cars. Growing up in California
instilled in him a love for the water. He enjoyed going on cruises and
sailing. At his request his ashes will be cast out to sea--"Fair winds
and following seas" forever.