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Straight talk on Straight-Walls

Straight talk on Straight-Walls

It’s simple: Straight-wall cartridges are undeniably cool. These bad-boys push big, heavy pills and pack a wallop. Super effective on nearly all types of game at moderate ranges, straight-wall’s are seeing a resurgence in popularity - and for good reason.

Build the Ultimate Hunting Arrow

Build the Ultimate Hunting Arrow

No questions asked pass-throughs, bone splitting down-range performance, and short blood trails when your perfect “plan A” shot turns into a “plan B” hit – The Ranch Fairy arrow philosophy.

The Magic of Growing Antlers

The Magic of Growing Antlers

Over the course of time, the phenomenon of growing antlers has fascinated humans. This is for good reason, though. The process by which antlers grow is truly mind boggling when we slow down to consider the steps an individual buck or bull must go through to produce a set of antlers.

Interview with The Untamed

Interview with The Untamed

We sat down with Josh Ilderton and Kirk Price from “The Untamed” to discuss their passion for hound hunting, sharing their love of the outdoors, and the best ways to eat big cats and bear.

Why you should become a hunting mentor and how to get started

Why you should become a hunting mentor and how to get started

How did you get into hunting? For me and my family, it is all thanks to my Grandpa, Art. Grandpa decided to pass it down to my dad, who passed it down to me and my siblings, and now I am passing it down to my two-year-old son. What if my Grandpa Art decided to not share his hunting heritage with his kids? We would have exponentially grown into a bunch of non-hunting families.

Bird Dog Training Fundamentals

Bird Dog Training Fundamentals

Do you have a pup prime to be a future gun dog? Here are ten tips from Chad Belding (The Fowl Life TV) and Brad Arington (Mossy Pond Retrievers) to get it there.

90 Days to a Better Western Hunt

90 Days to a Better Western Hunt

Congratulations, you’re heading out west and adventure awaits you. If getting into shape has not been high on the priority list for you, GREAT NEWS, it's not too late.

Get Ready for Shooting Competition Season

Get Ready for Shooting Competition Season

Whether winning means climbing the podium or just having a great time, competition season is a sure way to get your blood pumping. If you want to make sure you’re ready when you hear “shooter ready?” we’ve got the tips, tricks, and advice to get in shooting shape this season.

How to prepare for your first competitive shooting match

How to prepare for your first competitive shooting match

December 12, 2020 started for me with having to use my brand-new snow blower for the first time since moving up to Wisconsin from North Carolina, a state where the mere threat of snow shut down life as we knew it. That morning, Vortex Edge™ was set to host its first ever USPSA match and after I spent an hour or so blowing snow off my driveway, I made my way in.

Make your rifle fit you – It’s important

Make your rifle fit you – It’s important

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.