How to Choose a Scope Reticle for Shooting

posted in: Hunting | 0

The scope is an essential piece of equipment. Everyone from hunters to the military to your everyday shooters has enjoyed the ability to shoot farther and more accurately. There have been a number of advancements throughout history that have developed into some amazing pieces of technology. The shooting industry has gone from basic 1x powered scopes from the civil war to scopes that help shooters reach distances of up to and past 1000 yards, much with the help of the … Read More

Wilderness Survival for the Hunter in All of Us

posted in: Hunting | 0

As hunters and outdoorsmen, we have all heard the stories about wilderness survival. The afternoon hunt that turned into a week-long affair, in a place the hunter has hunted hundreds of times and it went bad. It went bad quick fast and in a hurry as they like to say in the military. It is important that we have some sort of preparation if everything goes bad and we find ourselves in a survival situation trying to make it home … Read More

Introducing New Hunters to Our Sport

posted in: Hunting | 0

As an avid outdoorsman, I am always looking to take our sport to as many people as I can. I try to infect my friends and family with the same buck fever or duck madness that overtook me at a young age. Every year I try to find a friend or maybe a niece or nephew and introduce them to hunting and the great outdoors. It is an important part of preserving our legacy and introducing new and younger generations … Read More

A Primer on Tactical Pens

posted in: Reviews | 0

Tactical pens have recently hit the market, especially since more and more urban areas are making it pretty much impossible to carry a weapon for self-defense. There’s a lot to be recommended when it comes to these devices, but there’s no real standardized definition. A good one should function as a decent improvised stabbing weapon, but from there they’ve naturally exploded until there are even knock-offs which end up basically being a multi-tool in pen form. There’s a lot to … Read More

Deer Season is Over… Now What?

posted in: Hunting | 0

One of the saddest times of the year is the moment you realize that late January is upon us and deer season will be ending.  A state of depression is the best way to explain it, as you will be longing to get back into the tree stand with your bow come September.  It doesn’t have to be all negative, and there are many things you can do to keep yourself occupied during the off-season.  While it may not be … Read More

Super Quick Clean Guns Solution: A Review

posted in: Reviews | 1

Cleaning and maintenance of a firearm are critical in every sport that involves a firearm.  Whether you are braving the frigid temperatures for duck hunting or spending your Saturdays punching paper targets, making sure your gun is clean is important. The past few weeks I have been traveling along the east coast following the migration of ducks down from Canada into Maryland, and now I find myself in Northern Virginia. Along the way, I have shot hundreds of rounds through … Read More

How Air Temperature Effects Bullet Flight

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

In the long-distance ring, temperature plays a much bigger role than simply how comfortable you are while shooting. How does air temperature affect bullet trajectory? Ambient air temperature has an inverse effect on air density. This can create a balancing effect in elevation change. The change in air temperature can affect bullet drop measured in inches at some ranges. Air temperature also effects powders, making them burn hotter and faster. As a refresher from the last few columns, the reason … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Pelican Micro Cases

posted in: Gun Cases | 0

Pelican doesn’t just make cases for guns and accessories, sometimes you might want to keep something a little bit smaller protected with their Micro Cases line. Whether it’s a red dot sight or that high-end DSLR that you use to document your trips they’re a great idea. Pelican always impresses with the quality of their cases, giving you the best protection around for whatever you may need to keep secure. A Bit About Pelican Pelican, Inc. started as a garage … Read More

Hunting the Post Rut

posted in: Hunting | 0

With the cold settling in across the United States, much of the rut activity is beginning to die down. The big bucks you have been seeing on your trail cams have disappeared, and now you are wondering how you will be able to fill that final buck tag. The bucks have mated, and many of the larger more mature bucks are becoming more and more elusive. We have entered the dreaded post-rut period and hunting those trophy wall hangers has … Read More

The Reason I Carry

Last night as I was out to dinner with friends, one of them noticed that I had my Rock Island 1911 tucked into the small of my back in my waistband holster. This brought about a long debate about gun rights and why I personally choose to conceal and carry a firearm when I go to a populated event. I don’t boast it on my hip, and I always make sure its discreet as possible. I wouldn’t want any potential … Read More

1 2 3