Welcome to Astor Arms and Outdoor Supplies located at 24401 SR 40, Astor Florida. Astor Arms is a licensed FFL offering new, used and antique guns. Sell hunting and fishing licenses and are also a game check station. Diverse selection of guns, ammunition, targets and gun accessories, fishing tackle, dry bait(lures) and live bait including worms, night crawlers, minnows, shiners and crickets as well as hunting, boating and camping supplies. Services include gun cleaning, NRA gun safety classes, layaway plans, special order of guns, gun consignment, secure personal gun storage, shipping and receiving services.
Astor Arms and Outdoor Supplies is located at the eastern edge of the Ocala National Forest with a free public shooting range just 14 miles west of the store. It is also located less than 1 mile west of the public boat ramp into the St. Johns River. There are lots of fun outdoor activities to do in Astor. Astor is close to larger cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, Daytona and Ormond Beaches, Pierson, Ocala and The Villages, yet far away from the hustle and bustle.
Surrounded by the Ocala National Forest and the Lake George State Forest, the St. Johns River is in the middle of the two and the centerpiece of Astor. Just a short 20 minute boat ride takes you to the 2nd largest lake in Florida, Lake George. The river, lake and forests of the area provide for a whole host of outdoor activity opportunities.
Astor is famous for its boating, waterskiing, hunting, trails and provides some of the best freshwater fishing in the state, including Bass, Speckled Perch, Catfish and Brim. There are also several natural fresh water springs, Alexander, De Leon, Juniper, Silver Glen and Salt Springs that are accessible by boat or car. During the various hunting season, hunters come to Astor from all over the country to hunt deer, turkey, duck, alligator and many other animals. Finally, there are plenty of local restaurants, bars and lodging both on and off the river.