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September 27, 2022
Laser Rangefinder – Pro Tips

Laser Rangefinder – Pro Tips

You spotted a bedded buck tucked away in open country far beyond your effective range. The perfect stalk is the only factor separating you from meat in the freezer and antlers on the wall.

September 2, 2022
Staff Picks - Breaks Country Elk

Staff Picks - Breaks Country Elk

We asked some of our staff about their go-to gear. Find out what gear they trust to pack.

Why You Should Shoot a 3D Archery Match This Summer

Why You Should Shoot a 3D Archery Match This Summer

Twenty-plus years of bowhunting has taught me: Murphy’s law has a not-so-discreet way of perversely sabotaging hunts. A broadhead slices your bowstring. A D-loop snaps when you’re drawing on a bull at close-range. Or maybe you accidentally run over your bow at basecamp. I’ve actually done that twice.

LPVO 101

LPVO 101

If you’re running an AR15 or tactical carbine, you’re already utilizing one of the most versatile weapon platforms out there. The .556/.223 and the 7.62/.308 are extremely dynamic calibers optimized for mid to longer ranges.

ADVICE FOR FIRST-TIME HANDGUN BUYERS

ADVICE FOR FIRST-TIME HANDGUN BUYERS

It’s Important to find something that has a long track record of reliability. Modern pistols designed for recreational, defensive, and/or professional duty use generally follow the pattern of being polymer-framed, striker-fired guns, and we recommend sticking to something in that category.

April 22, 2022
Get on target fast and stable

Get on target fast and stable

Hunting is a dynamic endeavor. Terrain and vegetation change with every step, potentially affecting your shooting opportunity. When a shot presents itself, your ability to read the landscape and quickly transition to the best shooting position is critical for success.

Aaron Warbritton’s Wild Turkey Egg Rolls

Aaron Warbritton’s Wild Turkey Egg Rolls

Whitetail-whisperer and expert turkey-talker, Aaron Warbritton from The Hunting Public shares his Wild Turkey Egg Roll recipe. Ironically, these things are so dang good you may think twice about sharing once they’re done.

March 21, 2022
Staff Picks - Everyday Carry

Staff Picks - Everyday Carry

We asked some of our staff about their go-to gear. Find out what gear they trust to pack.

February 28, 2022
Plan your Turkey Hunt

Plan your Turkey Hunt

You hunt turkeys, you talk turkey, and you love eating turkey. Your only problem with turkey hunting is you don’t get enough of it. You’re not alone.

February 21, 2022
5 Tips For Home Defense

5 Tips For Home Defense

Defending your home from intrusion is something no one wants to think about. However, it’s a reality that many live with daily. In my experience as a police officer and SWAT operator, I saw first-hand how real these events can be, ranging from unoccupied burglary to forced entry, and more.