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Benchrest Shooting Basics

Before you can do anything fancy in the field with your big-game rifle, you absolutely must prove the setup by firing several well-aimed groups with it from a benchrest. Here are the basic tools everyone should use to ensure sighting-in and checking zero go flawlessly.

‘Straight-Shooting’ Advice

Iowa and other states are opening shotgun-only deer seasons to straight-walled cartridges like the .45-70 Gov’t., .444 Marlin and .450 Bushmaster. Here’s how to wring the most performance from their rainbow-like trajectories.

Bowhunting: Master the Mind Game

Bowhunting is as much of a mental game as it is a physical one. Try these exercises to help you get the best out of your bow and brain.

7 Tips for Becoming a Better Wingshooter

Understanding these critical points will help you bag more birds with fewer shells this season.

Top 5 Mistakes Most Riflemen Make

Here are the top five mistakes most riflemen make and how you can prevent them in the future.

National Rifle Association Premieres NRA Precision Long Range School

Registration is now open for the National Rifle Association's Precision Long Range School, with classes available July 2-3, Aug. 13-14, and Sept. 3-4, 2016, at Peacemaker National Training Center in Gerrardstown, West Virginia.

Shotgunning 101

A beginner’s guide to successful wingshooting.

BullShooters: What Makes for an Accurate Rifle?

We all want rifles that shoot better than we do, but what really goes into creating such a work of art? They don’t happen by accident (actually, sometimes they do), so what goes into making one shoot tiny little groups on-demand? Keith Wood may have found the Bible.

5 Reasons You Missed

Let's all be honest, here: misses happen. There's no shortage of variables at play when a hunter is taking a shot at game, and sometimes the odds are stacked against you. Here are the five most likely reasons you missed that last shot.

7 Keys to Hitting Running Game

Shooting at—and hitting—running game is a lost art in many American hunting circles, but not in Europe, where hunters across the continent swing on feral swine during game drives. Here’s how they do it.

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