Articles by Vortex Nation
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.
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
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.
Staff Picks - Everyday Carry
We asked some of our staff about their go-to gear. Find out what gear they trust to pack.
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.
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.
When I asked Vortex’s Paul Neess for a bulleted list of the gear featured in this article’s laydown shot, he replied he could get it to me that evening. The delay was excusable. Paul was on a giant Coues deer and unavoidably detained for the next few hours. As we say around here, “classic Neess.”
The Sweet Middle Ground of Muzzleloaders
Extend your home-state hunting opportunities, take advantage of out-of-state, increase draw-odds in premier units, enjoy decreased hunting pressure for a more solitary experience, and have a hell-of-a-lot of fun doing it by picking up a muzzleloader.
Field kit for field care
Once an animal hits the ground, there are a few things you’ll need to take it from “in the round” to ground round. Read on as we go over the tools of the trade, when to use them, and where they make sense to get your big game animal from the field to your home or butcher shop, in a manageable form for final processing.
Lone Wolf Custom Gear's Cody D'Acquisto's Whitetail Kit - It Ain’t Much
Fast, efficient, effective and a true lone wolf, Cody D’Acquisto consistently kills big whitetail bucks with a minimalist approach that would make most modern hunters embarrassed of their kitchen-sink-filled packs.