In an effort to rid the firearms world of damaging misconceptions and downright bad advice, we surveyed eight professional shooters and writers to get their best examples of shooting tips gone wrong. Learn them, know them and be sure to scold anyone who has the gall to offer up any of these awesomely bad instructions.
Wait, you missed again? Time to take a break and see if you're suffering from some of shooting's most common bad habits.
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.