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Elk Castle Shooting Sports
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8240 West Fwy Fort Worth, TX 76108
8240 West FreewayUSTexasFort Worth76108
Gun Shop, Shooting RangeToday 9AM–6PM
Saturday 9AM–6PMSunday ClosedMonday 9AM–7PMTuesday 9AM–7PMWednesday 9AM–7PMThursday 9AM–7PMFriday 9AM–7PM

Elk Castle Shooting Sports first opened its doors for business in 1947 when WWII Airman Malcolm Cross returned from duty in the Pacific to join his father Ewell. They opened Ewell Cross Gun Shop in the east side of Fort Worth, TX, and ran a premier gun business for 31 years before relocating to the fast growing west side in 1978.

Despite losing his father, Malcolm built a solid business with a reputation for fairness and expertise, but was ready to retire by the early ‘90’s. Local businessman and gun enthusiast Eric Walsh undertook ownership and management of the store in 1994, and the name was changed to Elk Castle Shooting Sports. It has operated as a full service gun store under the same family management since then.

Elk Castle is located on Interstate 30, just west of Downtown Ft. Worth, and specializes in new and used firearms, scopes, ammunition, handloading supplies, a full line of accessories, and complete Gunsmithing services

In 2005, Elk Castle opened a state-of-the-art public indoor Pistol/Rifle range that has grown to be an integral part of the success of the business today.

Elk Castle is Ft. Worth’s premier firearms dealer. You can browse the selection of new, used, and consignment firearms, scopes and accessories, or special order an item. Feel free to drop off your own gun for customization or repair work at the gunsmith counter, or try out a pistol on the range BEFORE you buy it.

In January of 2009, Elk Castle opened its gun inventory to the internet, and now ships firearms to all 50 states.

Elk Castle offers services for Estate Liquidation, Warranty Gunsmithing, Appraisals, and Insurance Claims. The business has always taken pride in offering courteous, professional service, as well as being honest in educating the gun buyer.

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"Best customer service I've had not only in a gun shop but period."
"My go to gunsmith, quality work and fair prices."
"This was the best indoor range I've ever been to."
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Donald Lawrence
2 months ago
My experience was anything but pleasant. I went to the gun shop with a problem with a shotgun I couldn't get back together after cleaning. A sales person I met was as stumped as I was and asked a gunsmith for assistance. The gunsmith not only rudely and indignantly refused to help, he informed me he had spent two years learning his trade and would clean the shotgun for a price. I explained that I would pay for his time just to observe the procedure. He steadfastly refused. I was incredulous concerning his hatefulness more than anything. I walked out of the store and wouldn't go back in there for free guns or ammo. The salesperson was as stupefied as I was by the display of poor behavior by the gunsmith.
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5 months ago
My go to gunsmith, quality work and fair prices. The gun range isn't bad and never a wait. If you're wanting to shoot something other than a pistol go somewhere else.
Bonnie Ruble
5 months ago
We love this range! Everyone is so friendly and helpful. We take lessons there from Jan Price of PCTA Firearms and she is an AWESOME instructor. Very patient and knowledgable.
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Victor Beltran
10 months ago
Awesome place, very affordable if you come and rent guns and the ammo price arent too bad. I showed up with a groupon but even if I didn't have a groupon I'd still come back. The range allows for shotguns and pistols, I think I heard the safety officer stating they didn't allow rifles. I was pretty new to shooting and they guys took their time to show me the basics. I will definitely return.
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Fiel Resurreccion
3 weeks ago
I found the place too tight inside and not much room to move around.. I thought the booths were too close to each other. A guy with heavy caliber rifle blasted and some shrapnels hit my friend in the other side of the booth.
Cletis Crocker
2 weeks ago
I bought a handgun from elk castle last year and the employees were patient and helpful. I left with a excellent gun for my use. Still pleased.
RuthChild izdope
6 months ago
I hated the amount of paper work, the waiting time and the amount of verification. I don't mean to just get the gun, I know it should be a little difficult but this place is too difficult to deal with. I recommend any other Gun place other than this one.
antonio wells
3 months ago
Good people and excellent service.


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