rifles

SHOT Show 2017: Mossberg Expands MVP Varmint, Predator Lines

Mossberg’s ground-breaking series of MVP Varmint and Predator bolt-action rifles has been updated and expanded for 2017, with six new models join the MVP Varmint Series and four versions are added to the MVP Predator Series. Now all models include suppressor-ready, threaded barrels; feature 18.5-inch (Predator) and 24-inch (Varmint) barrel lengths...

Happy 145th Anniversary National Rifle Association!

Ah yes! Celebrate with me won’t you the glowing perfection of this phenomenal one of a kind, unprecedented, uniquely American we the people experiment in self-government in the good old US of A! Say it loud and proud; “Glory Glory Hallelujah and God bless America and the mighty National Rifle Association!”...

The Best Rifles for Deer Hunting: One Man’s Opinion

I love only one woman, but I love a lot of different rifles. Blonds, brunettes, long ones, short ones, gentle ones and temperamental ones … I love them all because to me, a hunting rifle is art, the ultimate union of form and function. By Bryan Hendricks This isn’t about the best cartridge...

New Gun Digest Book Explores Customization Options for AR-15

Whether you are new to AR-15 fandom or a lifelong enthusiast, Kevin Muramatsu’s new book, Gun Digest Guide to Customizing Your AR-15, is sure to inspire firearm owners to reexamine their gun’s potential and range. The book is now available at www.gundigeststore.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and most other major and...

Should Suppressors Be Used for Deer Hunting?

A battle is brewing about the possibility of another state wildlife agency allowing the use of suppressors, also known as silencers, for hunting. Proponents are urging the allowance of suppressors for big and small game hunting while some opponents claim the “silent” firearms would be a threat to society because the...

Gun Safety, Target Shooting Among Set Your Sights Events

Bass Pro Shops stores across the country will host “Set Your Sights” events featuring free firearms seminars covering optics and other accessories, conceal carry laws and equipment, target shooting, and gun care and safety.  These events, scheduled for April 25-27, also will offer free giveways and chances to win a Savage rimfire .22...

Is Someone Lying About This Gun Confiscation Letter?

Surrender your guns, make them inoperable or sell them, but you can’t have them anymore or we’ll come to confiscate them and arrest you! That sounds like something straight out of an Orwell novel, or maybe the oppressive playbook from overlords running Germany in the early 1940s. Right? Supposedly, this paraphrased...

Movements of Rutting Whitetail Bucks Rut Are Revealed

Except for the extreme south Florida area, the whitetail rut we hunters recognize — scrapes, chasing, breeding — is still a few weeks away for most of the country. Bucks have shed their velvet, are or will be soon splitting up from bachelor groups, and then everything goes into full-blown crazy...

Money Available to Help Shooting Ranges

A Vermont Fish & Wildlife grant program that’s creating more access to safe places to shoot still has money available this fiscal year. Shooting clubs, sportsmen’s groups and government agencies involved in the operation of shooting ranges, including archery ranges, have until 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 to submit applications for...