Guided or DIY Hunts

There is no doubt in my mind that hunting is one of the most incredible adventures that I ever imagined.  It is also one of the most infuriating, scary, frustrating, and even grueling things that I have ever tried.  I have only been hunting the mountains of Utah for 7 years, but in that time I have sustained blisters, blood, …

Five Affordable Tips To Improve Your Handloads

With recent times plaguing the factory ammunition supply and a surge in new gun owners, many have turned to handloading to fill their ammunition needs. While some might feel that as long as the round goes off without the gun blowing up is a successful handload, hopefully the majority are wanting to produce the highest quality handloads they are capable …

Big Game Basics for Beginners

Every hunter wants to be successful.  New hunters face a myriad of challenges, and often find very little information to help them as they get started in hunting.  I did not come from a hunting family, but luckily my husband and his family were raised hunting.  Here are 3 very important tips on how to get started on becoming a …

Why We Owe So Much To The 30-06

In a world full of cartridge bullies, why is it that you have to justify shooting a 30-06 Springfield, when that cartridge is the grandfather to everything we hold near and dear today. From mice, to moose, this cartridge has long been at the top of what people consider to be the caliber of choice. So much so that even …

The Need For Two Rifles

We are currently living in the golden era of long-range rifles. With more and more companies producing top-shelf components and complete rifles, and an ever-changing caliber landscape that is constantly striving to hit harder farther, it is clear that long-range shooting is not only exploding in popularity, but is here for the long haul. With the increase in people shooting …

Choosing the right Long Range Instructor

At some point along our learning process, we realize there is only so much that YouTube, Facebook groups and forums can teach us. Sometimes we’ll get lucky and have a friend or mentor to help us to get started, but you don’t want to be limited to just their knowledge and experience. At this point, there is only one thing …

Purchasing for Females

Imagine this scenario:  A man walks into a gun store, and when asked what he would like help with, from the counter employee, he says, “I want to buy my wife a rifle”.  This could go really well or really wrong.  I do believe that this just might be every gun shop staff member’s worst recurring nightmare. Ladies are a …

Managing Hunting Data

Hunting is a pastime as old as time itself. However, hunting technology is ever evolving, and frankly tends to leave people behind sometimes. Technology improvements in hunting rifles and ammo is growing by leaps and bounds, and improving the precision and distance capabilities of hunters across the board. People love going to the local shop and buying the new mean …

Choosing a Rifle Scope

If you have found this article, then chances are, you are on the right path to completing your next rifle build, or you are trying to remedy some mistakes that could have been made during your last build.  As with almost any aspect in shooting, and most industries, if you ask 10 different people what the best scope is, they …

What distance do I zero my rifle at?

This is probably one of the most asked questions by new rifle shooters. It’s usually asked a few weeks after their “what scope should I get?” post, which was probably an equally debated topic of discussion depending on the day of the week and if the At***n dealers are online.  It is one of the questions that gets asked over …