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By Vortex Nation July 21, 2019 2 Views 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 26 Views 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.

By Vortex Nation June 26, 2019 179 Views No comments

Introducing the Razor UHD

Whether you’re glassing a trophy buck or picking apart thick cover to cross another rare bird off your list, it’s the details that matter. The twitch of tail or wing, the shift in a shadow, the momentary reflection of the sun off a single antler tine—how many times have you missed it?

By Vortex Nation June 23, 2019 85 Views No comments

3 Tips for Making the Move From Iron Sights to a Red Dot on Your Pistol

There’s a lot of reasons you might choose to transition from iron sights to a red dot for your pistol. As your eyesight degrades, red dots become easier and faster to acquire, and there are plenty of holsters that allow you to carry your EDC pistol with a dot attached. But making the transition from shooting irons to shooting a dot can be tricky, especially if you’ve trained your whole shooting life on irons.

By Vortex Nation June 16, 2019 103 Views No comments

Precision Rifle Shooting Under Stress

With the Vortex Extreme right around the corner, and a few spots in the competition still up for grabs, we asked Adrian Alan, Director of Vortex EDGE and our head range guru, to give us a few tips on how to shoot long range better when you’re under stress.

By Vortex Nation June 13, 2019 65 Views No comments

Late Season Turkey Tactics

A faint gobble echoes through the woods, now muffled by dense vegetation that enters leaf-out in late-spring. The subtle buzzing of pesky bugs and birds chirping as the woods awaken makes it difficult to pinpoint the gobbler’s location, but turkeys are usually tight-lipped after a long season of dodging other hunters, so you leave the decoys in the truck and take off after your only lead. This scenario is the norm in the waning days of spring turkey season, but patience and creative tactics can help you bag your bird before the final bell. Instagram: @erikbarber8

By Vortex Nation June 4, 2019 99 Views No comments

How can a mess of unfilled turkey tags lead to a great hunt?

Late season turkey hunting is notoriously tough – birds have been hunted for nearly six weeks and have heard virtually every call in a hunter’s arsenal. Pair that with the dense foliage that begins leaf-out in May and plenty of insects to challenge your sanity, and it’s easy to understand why most turkey hunters have already stowed their shotgun for the season. Instagram: @erikbarber8