Author Archives: Elwood Shelton

6 Top New Deer Rifles for 2017

Hunters in the market for a new deer rifle have ample choices from this year's new releases. Here are six top rifles that caught our eye and are more than ready to head afield for whitetail from the 2017 releases.

Styrka Helping the Long Shot Come In

There is special rush making the long shot come in. Banging a steel target or placing the perfect shot on a whitetail right at the cusp of the comfort zone — its really what marksmen’s dreams are made of. But there are certain elements that must come into play to guarantee...

Styrka S3 4-12×50 SH a Scope for All Seasons

What makes good glass? It’s a question almost every rifle hunter is faced with at one time or another and involves many facets. When it comes to riflescopes, glass, mechanics and manufacturing quality must seamlessly meld together to produce a top-notch optic. It’s a real high-wire act to get these aspects...

ATA2017: New Primos Vest is Ready for Any Season

Will Primos revolutionized turkey hunting more than 30 years ago when he introduced his turkey vest. Primos is back at it again with a new version that is certain to turn hunters’ head — and not just during turkey season. Unveiled at the 2017 ATA show in Indianapolis, Ind., the new...

ATA2017: Horton’s Compact and Economical Vortex RDX

Horton Crossbows always creates a buzz with a new release, and its latest model is no different. Unveiled at the Archery Trade Association show in January, the Vortex RDX, is a compact, high-tech and hard-hitting bow that comes in at a fraction of the price of a premium model. Deer &...