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By Corey Jacobsen September 8, 2019 No comments

Breaking Down the Gutless Method

It usually doesn’t take more than a few seconds after pulling the trigger on a successful hunt for someone to state the obvious: “Now the work begins!” While there can be months of hard work leading up to a hunt, it’s often the time directly after the shot that turns out to be the most difficult.

By Josh Kirchner September 1, 2019 No comments

4 Tips for Glassing Coues Deer That Will Help Glass All Big Game

The Gray Ghost. It wasn’t by happenstance the Coues deer acquired this nickname. They are true masters of their environment and notorious for melting into their habitat, leaving hunters scratching their heads.

By Heartland Waterfowl August 26, 2019 No comments

When it comes to scouting waterfowl, X marks the spot

With 11 waterfowl fanatics on the team, each averaging 15-20 years’ experience chasing birds, Heartland Waterfowl has made a name for themselves hunting North America as far North as Saskatchewan and as far south as Texas.

By Vortex Nation August 21, 2019 No comments

It’s time your red dot started pulling its weight.

You want the perfect red dot magnifier? Here you go: Super clear optics, rock-solid flip mount, quick release, mega compact, and it can be mounted at lower 1/3 or absolute co-witness heights. And oh yeah: It’s dang pretty to look at.

By earthyandwild August 18, 2019 No comments

How To Shoot Safely On Your Public Lands

It may be surprising to some, but even in this day and age there are still places Americans can go to shoot for free. This writeup isn't going to give you every answer (that would ruin all the fun) but I'll do my best to give you a basic understanding of what's needed to find that secret honey-hole of a shooting spot.

By Vortex Nation August 15, 2019 No comments

Shooting the Vortex Extreme

This past weekend, the Vortex Extreme took over the historic Wagonhound Ranch in Douglas, WY, challenging 65 teams’ stamina, accuracy, and drive. Up rocky hills and down steep valleys, shooters rang steel and fought to be the best.

By The Hunting Public July 31, 2019 No comments

Summer Whitetail Scouting Questions Answered by The Hunting Public

Deer season is inching closer and if you're like us, scouting is a top priority in the summer. It's hot. It's humid. Woods are thick and ticks are relentless. However, this can be a great time to get a leg up on the deer you plan to hunt this fall. Instagram: @thehuntingpublic

By Vortex Nation July 28, 2019 No comments

Your Summer Hunting Reading List

We know what you’re thinking: “Nobody said anything about having to read books! This is high school all over again. Thanks a lot, Vortex.” Relax!

By Vortex Nation July 21, 2019 No comments

What the "F" is "F-Class?"

If the idea of putting rounds on target at 1,000 yards gets your shooter’s heart beating, take a moment and learn about one of the most complex and challenging shooting sports out there: F-Class.

By Vortex Nation July 14, 2019 No comments

What’s it like to shoot long range for the first time?

“Woah! You’re in the nosebleed section!” I heard from my spotter, Jimmy, as we shot at 500 yards. I was missing high by about 2 MRAD, which was strange since I’d been on target at 100, 200, and 300 yards.