Archive for suppressors

Why Would Anyone Want to Hunt With a "Silencer?"

A columnist with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was baffled as to why hunters might want to use a suppressor with their firearm. Keith Wood supplies the answer in this latest edition of "BullShooters."

April 10, 2014

Suppressors Legalized for Hunting in North Carolina

North Carolina is now the 40th state to legalize hunting with suppressors.

August 07, 2013

Great News!

Gun owners have been taking a beating lately—both in the media as well as from some legislatures. But we've recently scored a victory. My home state of Wyoming passed a bill to decriminalize the use of suppressors while hunting wildlife. We joined 24 other states that recognize that it should not cost one his or her hearing just to be a hunter.

March 04, 2013

Quiet Down

Regular readers of my diatribe know of my penchant for having a suppressor to make the shooting experience a bit more civilized. Sometimes you really do need to shoot without disturbing the peripheral environment. Of course, I’m referring to pest shooting. By pests I mean gophers, snakes, feral cats, trap lines, etc. Most of these encounters occur at very short range—say, 10 yards or less.

April 11, 2012

Hooray for Texas!

If I wasn't so wedded to my adopted home state of Wyoming, I would live in Texas. I’ve visited that state many times and done a lot of hunting there. It’s just a fun place to go to. Now I see from fellow outdoor bum J.R. Absher’s “Outdoor Pressroom” that my second favorite state has just legalized the use of firearm suppressors for the taking of game animals.

April 04, 2012