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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.

Should Your Next Turkey Gun be a .410 Bore?

Should Your Next Turkey Gun be a .410 Bore?

The .410 bore shotgun has come a long way in recent years. Advancements in shotshells transformed it from a squirrel and rabbit killer to a strut-stopping turkey gun out to 40 yards.

Everyday Ready Concealed Carry Considerations

Everyday Ready Concealed Carry Considerations

Don’t think of EDC as weapon’s-only: Carrying the means—and cultivating the skills—to treat wounds in the field can be just as important.

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes at the all-new Vortex Edge™

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes at the all-new Vortex Edge™

We’re proud to announce the opening of Vortex Edge, our state-of-the-art firearms training facility!
February 15, 2021
Late Season Squirrel, and How to Cook Them

Late Season Squirrel, and How to Cook Them

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.

January 29, 2021
How to glass like the pros

How to glass like the pros

From eastern timber to western mountain peaks, midwestern swamps to southern desert foothills, we’re lucky to live in a country where big game roams wild. But no matter where you hunt, before you can fill your tags, you’ve got to find your quarry first.

January 15, 2021
Get the story behind our NEW 2021 lineup

Get the story behind our NEW 2021 lineup

It’s an all-new year, and what better way to kick it off than with some all-new gear? We want to help you shoot faster, hunt harder, and take your optical experience to new heights with our all-new 2021 gear. Here’s what’s coming your way:

January 4, 2021
PRO TIP: Post-Season Restoration with @ElkShape

PRO TIP: Post-Season Restoration with @ElkShape

A long hunting season is behind us. Time to completely reset. The start of a new year is the perfect time to look back at the season, understand what you did well, and more importantly focus on what you can improve.

December 28, 2020
3 Dry Fire Exercises You Can Do at Home to Build Self Defense Skills

3 Dry Fire Exercises You Can Do at Home to Build Self Defense Skills

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.

December 21, 2020
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Co-Witnessing Part Two

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Co-Witnessing Part Two

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.