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Discussing Custom Rifles With Chad Chapman of Red Desert Rifles on the “Hunting Matters with Joe Betar” Podcast

(Houston, TX- June 4, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and the “Hunting Matters with Joe Betar” podcast welcomes Chad Chapman of Red Desert Rifles.

Chad Chapman, founder of Red Desert Rifles, has been building custom rifles in Wyoming for the last decade. Friends, family, and customers have cherished these custom rifles as lifelong companions, and now he is bringing these treasures to you. Red Desert Rifles is committed to building the most accurate, beautiful, yet functional wood stocked rifles available. They specialize in the finest hand selected Tiger (Curly) Maple.

Red Desert Rifles designs hand crafted custom rifles and stocks from wood in a variety of custom options. Every custom rifle is one of a kind built for the shooter and the shooter specifies all the options they want for their rifle. Each rifle is customized to be balanced, have a consistent feel, consistent placement of the owner’s hand and trigger finger and best field of view through the scope. Red Desert Rifles rifles are extremely accurate test fired and load data gathered.

About Hunting Matters with Joe Betar
“Hunting Matters with Joe Betar”: An acclaimed podcast celebrating the wonders of the great outdoors. Join hosts Joe Betar, Executive Director of HSCF, and Houston media personality Ramon Robles as they delve into captivating discussions with a diverse array of guests. From hunting and fishing to sport shooting, conservation, policy, and even culinary arts, this podcast covers it all. Available on all major podcast platforms—subscribe, listen, rate, and review!

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 668 scholarships totaling $3.05 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million in grants worldwide. Visit our website at or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.



Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.