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Hone Your Projectile Management Instincts All Year Long!

Ahhh…  to contemplate the trajectory of one’s life. To envision our path in life. To take control of our destiny. Even the road less traveled needs to be negotiated with attentiveness and discipline. Zen, the origins of man’s earliest religion is to be the next step instead of just taking the next step. Now,...

Iowa Deer Hunter Gets Surprise of a Lifetime

What if your old pickup truck was beaten, battered and puttering along when you spied a chance to enter a contest to win a new one? That’s exactly what happened with the Thompson/Center Arms “Follow Your Compass” Dream Truck giveaway. Thompson/Center’s cool contest included a custom T/C Compass 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 pickup and a...

Are These Among Your Favorite Hunting Brands?

If you ever want to drum up a discussion in hunting camp or around the cafe liar’s table, just ask about the best deer hunting caliber, whether hunting is better now or in “the good ol’ days,” or what is the best rifle, boots, bow and other gear. Hunters love their gear, no doubt....

Make the Most of Your Range Time, Hunting Days

Several years ago while shooting prairie dogs in Wyoming, one of my buddies pulled out an anemometer to check the wind speed and other weather factors. I had seen these before but never in person, and it was pretty doggone cool. He had been in the Marine Corps and was quite proficient with a...

With Your Deer Rifle or Favorite Plinker, Always Be Safe

Once deer season ends folks usually take a bit of a breather and decompress from what may have been an enjoyable or uneventful few months in the woods. Putting away the gear, reflecting on the season and thinking about next year — even if it’s seven or eight months away — is a good...

In this Incredible Age, What Defines the Modern Hunter?

What best defines the modern hunter? I’d argue it’s not really a question of who he or she is, but rather when he or she lived. Every generation has had its rendering of the modern-day hunter, dating back to prehistoric times, when early man embarked on the hunt with primitive weapons in search of food for...

Hot Gear: Federal Premium Hunter Match .22 Ammo

Federal Premium Ammunition is proud to announce its new Hunter Match 22 Long Rifle ammunition. The load raises the bar for high-performance rimfire hunting ammunition, providing true long-range accuracy and outstanding terminal effectiveness. Shipments are currently being delivered to dealers. Serious small game and varmint hunters demand more than standard performance from their rimfire...

D+DH Innovation Zone: Swagger Bipod

If you want to shoot better at the range or in the woods, it helps to have a great shooting rest for your gun. The lightweight Swagger Bipod attaches to your rifle, has extendable legs and is great for hunting on the ground, in stands or blinds, or on stalks. Check out the latest...

SHOT Show 2017: Patriot Lineup Expands with Predator Rifles

With the launch of the classically-designed Patriot hunting rifle in 2015, Mossberg set the standard for the modern bolt-action rifle. Now Mossberg broadens the series offerings with a line of Patriot Predator models in three sought-after calibers: 6.5mm Creedmoor, 243 Win and 308 Win. These purpose-built rifles are housed in a durable Flat Dark...