Lance Hendershot

Lance Hendershot

Owner Hendershot’s

Lance Hendershot is the owner of Hendershot’s, a company based in Hancock, Maryland, specializing in firearms, gunsmithing, load development, firearms transfers and the manufacturing of custom ammunition.


Lance has been in the hunting and shooting industry his entire life, having been raised in the family business. He was tutored by his uncle and father on the intricacies of the industry from an early age. Lance attended the University of Utah before joining his father as a partner in the business when his uncle retired in 1997. He has been going strong ever since. When his father retired in 2010, Lance and his wife assumed third generation ownership of Hendershot’s. Two of their daughters also work in the business.

Lance has hunted successfully on four continents and loves all aspects of the outdoors. He has served on the board of directors of Safari Club International and also served as a chapter president.

Hendershot’s currently represents several of the most highly respected names in the firearms industry and are well known for their line of “Extreme” custom ammunition.

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.