Archive for Dave Campbell

Elk Hunting

If you were asked to define elk hunting to someone who had never been exposed to it, how would you do it?

October 24, 2013

No More Cold Feet

While he once considered himself incredibly tough for rarely suffering the cold and achy feet like most hunters, times have changed. Recently, Dave Campbell has joined the ranks of the sore-footed. Read more to learn his cure.

October 17, 2013

Pronghorn

As far as Dave Campbell is concerned, pronghorn are the ultimate test for a rifleman in America. Find out why, and get a few tips on filling your tag, in Dave's latest blog.

October 07, 2013

The Gun Auction

Auctions are usually great places for people watching, but learn why Dave Campbell says gun auctions can be pretty depressing.

October 01, 2013

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease

Most of us have heard of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), but how many of us really know what it is? Dave Campbell takes a closer look.

September 24, 2013

Getting Started

Once upon a time, Dave Campbell had to teach himself to hunt. Nowadays, though, he finds that there are plenty of introductory resources available to new hunters and shooters.

September 12, 2013

The Almost Forgotten .357 Mag.

Is the .357 Mag. too often forgotten? Dave Campbell believes so—and admits to being guilty of forgetting it himself, sometimes.

September 06, 2013

Give it Back

Dave Campbell had a chance to introduce firearms to a new generation earlier this month at the "Sportsman's Retreat."

August 27, 2013

What Makes a Good Shot?

What defines a good field shot, and what can we do to make sure our skills are on that level?

August 26, 2013

Die Maintenance

Dave Campbell doesn't want to seem repetitive, but recent developments have convinced him it's time to discuss reloading die maintenance.

August 01, 2013

Real Old School

Dave Campbell had an opportunity to kick it old school during a visit to the Cody Shooting Complex in Wyoming.

July 23, 2013

Keepin’ ’em Cleaned and Oiled

If you wander down the gun-cleaning aisle of any decent gun store, you will see an incredible array of solvents and lubricants with which to keep your guns in their best shape. Each will claim to be b

July 09, 2013

Billy Dixon’s Remarkable Shot

On this date, June 27, 1874, a battle began that eventually culminated in a 23-year-old army scout—Billy Dixon—felling a Native American with a Sharps .50-90-2 1/2-inch rifle at 1,578 yards. That

June 27, 2013

Whistle Pigs

Summer is here, the grass is tall, and the dumb chiselers and prairie dogs have pretty much been shot. What’s a frustrated hunter to do? Paper—though revealing—is a bore to shoot; steel is only

June 25, 2013

The Long Shot

Recently I have seen some forum and Facebook discussions regarding ultra-long shooting of game animals. As a general rule it seems that the less field experience a given pundit has, the more he is in

June 14, 2013