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 Rimfire 22s and shotguns have been replaced by high velocity varmint rifles shooting cartridges like 223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, 243 Winchester and … [Read more...]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
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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
by Ron Spomer Ron Spomer's blog on this site has been eclectic, somewhat entertaining and (I hope) educational -- but irregular. It's about to become regular. Regular as in "consistent" rather than "prunes." Regular in coverage of shooting, hunting, guns, ammo, optics, … [Read more...] about Spomer Reboots Blog!
by Ron Spomer Hunters have been shooting game with projectiles for thousands of years, yet we continue trying to improve those projectiles for one simple, honorable reason: to effect the surest, quickest kills possible. Out of respect for ourselves and the … [Read more...] about Norma Ammo’s Bonded Oryx Bullet Performs
Men have long asked the question "What do women want?" I'm not about to step into that mine field, but I can direct you to some of the answers to this question: "Why do women hunt?" In AIM: The Passion Of Pursuit several women demonstrate their shooting prowess and answer this … [Read more...] about Women AIM To Succeed At Hunting
You might have noticed the ScoutLook Hunting Weather banner on our pages. WARNING: Don' t click it -- unless you want to open the best weather app for hunters. But if you do want to know which way the wind will blow tomorrow -- and how hard, check out ScoutLook. It goes way … [Read more...] about Weather Or Not
The best bargains in hunting, aside from do-it-yourself public land hunting in the States, can be found in Namibia and South Africa. These two friendly, dry, safe southern African nations understand wildlife conservation and how to fund it through hunting tourism. Thousands of … [Read more...] about Namibia & South Africa Best Buys
Would you trust this old can of gunpowder? Will it explode if you shake it? Catch on fire in a hot room? Farmers in France still uncover unexploded bombs from WWII. Local authorities often dispose of those bombs by exploding them. Yup, the things remain viable and dangerous … [Read more...] about DANGER: Old Gunpowder Can Kill You