• NILO Celebrates 70 Years of Hunting, Shooting Sports and Conservation Education Excellence

    In 1952, the late John Olin, then-president of Olin Industries, Winchester’s parent company, had a vision of linking hunting, shooting, champion gun dogs and conservation and began transforming 650 acres of barren pasture in Brighton, Illinois, near the Mississippi River into an ideal habitat of fields, timber and water. This year, the NILO he made […]

  • Winchester Limited-Edition AA® NILO Commemorative Ammunition, Now Shipping

    Available for a limited time only, the world-famous AA® shotshell, AA128  Light Target Load, has a new look as Winchester celebrates the 70th anniversary of NILO, its iconic hunting and shooting facility. This is the same ammunition sport shooters and competitors have trusted for more than 50 years, now with commemorative packaging that is sure […]

  • Register Now for the 4th Annual NILO Open,
    June 10-11, 2022

    The 4th annual NILO Open Sporting Clays Event, June 10 and 11, 2022, will play host to hundreds of clay target shooters of all skill levels who will compete for more than $35,000 in prizes. The event will be held at NILO, the iconic Winchester hunting and shooting preserve located in Brighton, Illinois , (NiloFarms.com). In addition, […]