Archive for shooting

Determine Your Dominant Eye

Using your dominant eye to aim a gun will usually make you a faster and more accurate shooter.

April 09, 2014

The 26-Yard Hunting Zero

Much has been written on the ideal distance to zero a hunting rifle. There is no best sight-in range for everyone, because the range at which hunters expect to shoot their quarry differs considerably. There is one technique, however, that should allow you to hold your crosshairs on the vitals of deer-sized game and keep the bullet inside the vital zone out to 280 yards—and Jeff Johnston's ready to share it with you.

February 04, 2014

Baby Steps With a Tenderfoot

A look through the eyes of a beginner into the world of hunting and shooting.

March 28, 2013

Why You Missed: Top 8 Most Common Shotgun Mistakes

Wait, you missed again? Time to take a break and see if you're suffering from some of shooting's most common bad habits.

August 06, 2012

MidwayUSA Announces Bianchi Cup Scholarship

New partnerships will allow more young shooters to attend the event in coming years.

June 22, 2012

A Nation of Plinkers

A lot of fun and inherently American, plinking can improve accuracy and is a perfect summer activity for shooters of all ages.

June 20, 2012

Five Pre-Season Shooting Tips

As I show in the accompanying video, as the season approaches you need to shoot often to build strength and to make good shooting habits.

August 22, 2011

Big Bore Practice Has To Hurt

The Myth: Big Bore practice has to hurt

July 27, 2011

Sauer 202 TD Hatari

With the Sauer 202's in-line design, cartridges feed smoothly and reliably, a virtue that cannot be overstated in a dangerous-game rifle.

January 04, 2011

Hornady Superformance Varmint

Hornady is rewriting the rules with its new Superformance Varmint ammunition.

October 14, 2010

The Best Little Hunt in America

The author opines that the best hunts are those where a group of friends can pursue big game and small game in the same day. A deer hunt in “Pheasant Mecca, “ S.D.

August 23, 2010

Model 70 Safari Express

Available in three calibers, this tried-and-true rifle is now specifically tailored for African big game hunting.

June 16, 2010

Turkey Calls (are) "Dirty Propaganda"

Trickish, deceptive, underhanded -- all valid ways of describing a master turkey caller. But now they've gone too far.

June 16, 2010

A Word On Finshooting (If It's a Word)

Pursuing the toothy creatures that roam the high seas? Consider a good marine shotgun before casting off the bowlines.

August 17, 2009

Has Ahmandinejad Been Reading American Hunter?

Iran's president gives hunters good advice.

August 12, 2009