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The Best Predator Ammo for 2014

by Brad Fitzpatrick 0

This year’s SHOT Show was the debut of several new loads that are ideal for varmint and predator hunting. The… more »


10 Best Muzzleloaders for 2014

by David Hart 0

There was a time when we were grateful our muzzleloaders went “boom” when we pulled the trigger. Moisture and excessive… more »


10 Best Deer Cartridges of All Time

by Brad Fitzpatrick 2

There is no doubt that deer are the most widespread and popular big game animal in the U.S. Today, whitetails… more »

Samantha Simonton favors her AR-platform gun -- in this case a Bushmaster lower and a DPMS upper in 6.8 Remington SPC -- over her bolt-action guns because of its pistol grip, adjustable stock and manual safety convenient to her thumb position.  Photo by J. Guthrie.

The AR for Deer Hunting?

by Dick Metcalf 1

Black guns, military guns, assault rifles — call them what you will, but like it or not, the AR-platform rifle has earned its place in the deer woods.

Modern slugs and slug guns can deliver reliable accuracy to -- and beyond -- 150 yards, greatly expanding the effective killing range of a shotgun hunter. Photo by Mark Kayser/

Slug Gun Tactics For Deer Hunting

by Dick Metcalf 4

The best of today’s slugs and slug guns can deliver accuracy as good as many ordinary hunting rifles out to… more »

Accurate range estimation is crucial to determining where your bullet will impact the target. Laser rangefinders can provide quick, easy and accurate ranges. Photo by Ron Sinfelt.

Bullet Drop & Range Estimation

by Travis Faulkner 0

When you miss, it’s always good to know why. One of the most common reasons for missing a shot, particularly… more »

Extreme cold can have a significant effect on the accuracy of your gun and your cartidge.

Shooting In Extreme Cold

by Dick Metcalf 0

I had been sitting out in the icy cold, morning and afternoon, for three days…


Using Shooting Sticks

by Dick Metcalf 2

When my Grandpa put my first rifle in my hands when I was 13, he said, “It’ll hit where you aim if you hold it steady.” Boy, was he right.


Long-Range Shooting Tips

by Mark Hicks 0

When the buck of a lifetime just won’t come in, your ability to seal the deal could rest on whether or not you can reach out and touch one!

The key to proper whitetail bullet selection is to balance penetration and expansion in a whitetail-size target.

The Perfect Whitetail Bullet

by Dick Metcalf 1

It all boils down to the bullet. No matter what cartridge you choose or how accurate your gun, the only… more »

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