7mm Cartridges – Are they good for hunting?

Love them or hate them, consider them weird or essential, ridicule them or admire them, the 7mm cartridge has dug its feet in and firmly established itself in the world of hunting, but just how good or bad is the 7mm when it comes to hunting? Before we answer that rather broad and open question, because let’s face it just …

Holding or Dialing you dope. What do the Pros use?

This is another one of those discussions that gets brought up everywhere from hunting campfires to gun shops to right before the start of a stage.  It is typically debated with fervor from all involved parties and accompanied by expressions such as “back in my day”, “if I do my part”, “just as good”, and “crappy Chinese scopes”. But how …

If you had one shot…

The opportunity  Scenario 1 It’s the 9:30 am day 4 of late season mulies in the high country. You’ve been living out of your pack 6 miles from a road, physically tired and even more mentally drained. You’ve been glassing the same drainage all morning with no action, when out of nowhere a mature 4×4 at 522 yards casually stands …

Preparing a Case for Travel

2022 is turning into a year of amazing adventure.  The most exciting thing so far is my first trip to Alaska.  On top of that, I get to hunt a black bear while my husband has a wolf tag.  We are learning so many things about how to get ourselves ready and finding a safe way to transport our firearms …

Overcoming First Match Fears

As is the case in most sports,  most shooters experience fear, stress, nerves, and/or anxiety before a match. Not all stress is bad though, as you need some stress to be able to attain peak performance.  If you have ever competed in sport, you may have heard of the Yerkes-Dodson Curve. According to what is known as “The Yerkes-Dodson law,” …

What is the best caliber for a Sniper?

What is the best caliber for a sniper? This is one of those topics that sometimes gets misconstrued by new shooters at the beginning of their long range journey. It is not a simple “one cartridge fits all” type of answer, and it shouldn’t be. There are a ton of factors that go into this question that have to be …