Steve Sautter

Steve Sautter is a native Montanan, born in Townsend, lived in Missoula for 45 years, and has now returned to live in Broadwater County. Steve has been hunting, fishing, and shooting for decades, and this enjoyment of the outdoors has led him to the competitive shotgun and pistol sports. He has won Montana state class championships in both trap & skeet. He has been instructing firearms classes for 18 years. Steve holds the following certifications:

  • NRA Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home Instructor
  • NRA Shotgun Instructor
  • NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor
  • NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor
  • NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor
  • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
  • NRA Level II Shotgun Coach

In addition, Steve holds Distinguished Expert Qualifications in Shotgun, Pistol, and Rifle and has achieved NRA’S Triple Distinguished Expert Qualification.

The Smoothbore Enterprises LLC name comes from Steve’s Montana Outdoor Radio Show personality, Colonel Smoothbore. Steve also writes a weekly blog on montanaoutdoor.com.
Classes are NRA approved, very comprehensive, and will provide students with a strong foundation to enjoy firearms and the shooting sports.