10 Things You Didn’t Know About Marlin Firearms
Drawing closer to its landmark 150th birthday, Marlin Firearms remains one of the preeminent lever-gun manufacturers in the industry. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the company's history.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Winchester Repeating Arms
One of the most prominent early American firearm manufacturers, Winchester Repeating Arms has a footprint in the very roots of U.S. history. Here are 10 things about the 153-year-old company that may surprise you.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Browning
Few companies have had as profound an impact on the American hunting and shooting industry as Browning—in no small part thanks to genius of its famous founder. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the company's history.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Beretta
When you're the oldest active firearms manufacturer in the world, you tend to have a rich, engrossing history. With that in mind, we've compiled a collection of facts that you might not know about Beretta. Check them out, and be sure to share your own little-known facts with us.
Annie Oakley's Shotgun Fetches $293,000 at Auction
A Parker Brothers 16-gauge once owned by Oakley sold at auction in Dallas, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 24 for the huge sum of $293,000.
As most of you know, I love my rather bucolic state of residence. A lot of folks like to characterize us as backward and unsophisticated. But as if it were a scene from the CSI television series, some Wyoming game wardens were able to determine that a 185-inch 4x5 mule deer buck was taken in an area closed to hunting in 2010 because of the contents of the buck’s stomach.
The Good Old Days?
When I was young (how I regret that phrase), the old guys used to bore me with stories of how much better the hunting was, how much better the guns were, how much better—and simpler—cars and trucks were or even how much prettier the girls were when they were young. Now that I am among the old guys I am sometimes tempted to wax similarly. But was it really better 20, 30, 40 or even 50 years ago?