Rifle fit is paramount for accuracy and a positive shooting experience. The less you force and think about during the shooting process, the better you focus on the fundamentals of marksmanship, executing the most accurate shot possible. Refining fit variables to make your firearm an extension of your body, not something you have to fight, will make you a better shooter.
January and February are considered late season for squirrel, and it is arguably the best time to chase them. With the trees bare of leaves squirrels are a little easier to spot up in the canopy allowing anyone with a .22 or shotgun an opportunity to pull the trigger. There are two primary ways to target squirrel: With dogs and still hunting.
I’ve often tried to make the distinction between tactical and performance-based, defensive and target shooting. What I have come to realize, especially here in the past couple of years, the application of trigger press and the act of breaking a shot onto a target boils down to basics. Defensive and tactical shooting are the application of those basics in scenarios and situations that require you to defend yourself or others.
If you’re in the market for a red dot to put on your firearm, regardless of type, chances are you’ve seen the term “co-witness” thrown around in your search. If you’re brand new to the term, fear not, even those of us who have heard about it, discussed it, and even used it in practical application still can’t seem to get it straight or even agree on “which type” of co-witness is best.