A reader recently asked about blind magazine feeding problems in bolt-action rifles. He wrote: First of all, I just want you to know how much I enjoy your writing, especially your mountain hunting trips. I am considering a Kimber Montana in .270 Winchester, for my lightweight, … [Read more...] about Blind Magazine Feeding Problems
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Chicken Venison Gumbo! With rice and last season's venison sausage added, an ordinary Chicken Venison Gumbo becomes a full meal deal: Chicken and Venison SAUSAGE Gumbo. Utilizing organic, free-range wild meat -- now that's Cajun! I like my rice on the bottom and Ritz crackers on … [Read more...] about Chicken Venison Gumbo with Sausage!
Stay in the riflescope? Jake, a viewer of our You Tube video on the Legendary Arms Works 6.5 Creedmoor, asked this: "Why oh why do, like, 95% of all shooters take their eyes off the scope when re-chambering a round?" "Stay in the Riflescope" Answer Good question, Jake. … [Read more...] about “Stay in the Riflescope” to Shoot Better
Everything Whitetail Christmas Gift Keeps Giving Okay procrastinators. It’s December 20 as I write this. Almost time to begin shopping for Christmas -- an Everything Whitetail Christmas. I know, you’re probably still busy hunting, so we’ll make this quick and easy. If … [Read more...] about Everything Whitetail Christmas
Putting F-stops, shutter speeds and ISO together for creative control Now that we understand f-stops, shutter speeds and ISO settings, we need to manipulate them to improve our photos. F-stops, shutter speeds and ISO settings are the tools photographers use to “create images” … [Read more...] about Photo 101: F-Stops, Shutter Speeds and ISO
One of the best rifle targets for zeroing any rifle quickly and easily is white paper overlain with one-inch square grid lines. Many manufacturers and organizations sell or give away rifle “sighting-in” targets. It’s a smart form of advertising because it’s also useful. You … [Read more...] about Best Rifle Targets Have One-Inch Grids
Since the 1920s, pasture and crop field rodent control has evolved from close-range stalking to long-range sniping. Rimfire 22s and shotguns have been replaced by high velocity varmint rifles shooting cartridges like 223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, 243 Winchester and … [Read more...] about Volquartsen’s 17 Best Ways to Hunt Rodents
Former military snipers at the famous FTW Ranch in Texas are wise enough to tell their students: “We don’t teach THE way, we teach A way.” That’s a realistic philosophy born of experience. The right technique for one shooter may not work perfectly for another. But I’m modifying … [Read more...] about Shooting Prone Properly