Hunting camp pranks are legendary, but some are inadvertent. Such was the deer guidprank -- the "heart attack" prank -- I accidentally pulled on a pair of Texas deer hunting guides several years ago. The hunt was one of those manufacturer-sponsored trips designed to get products … [Read more...] about Deer Guide Prank
Don’t tell your friends what I’m about to tell you because they’ll just be jealous, but… you probably own the world’s deadliest deer rifle. What I mean by this is that your current deer rifle, if it is legal in the jurisdictions where you hunt, is potentially perfect for … [Read more...] about World’s Deadliest Deer Rifle
Can you shoot bullets too fast to expand when they strike game? Some folks seem to think so. Bullets Too Fast for Bears I was in bear camp where our Canadian guide, a capital fellow, was doing his best to make sure his clients were properly prepared for their hunts. He … [Read more...] about Bullets Too Fast to Expand?
Hunters are always looking for the best big game rifle, that magical conglomeration of steel, aluminum, walnut or fiberglass that will carry like a wand, recoil like a rimfire and land with the precision and punch of a guided missile. Part of my job as a writer, TV host and … [Read more...] about How To Find Your Best Rifle Ever
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
The 6.5mm (264-caliber) revolution is well underway, so let’s meet the baby of the bunch, the 6.5 Grendel. Last summer I had a chance to work with a prototype Howa 6.5 Grendel Mini Action rifle designed specifically to optimize this diminutive 6.5mm cartridge in a bolt-action. I … [Read more...] about 6.5 Grendel Deer Hunting Surprise
The sun was on the Nebraska horizon and a Mossberg 243 Winchester bolt-action was on my shoulder when a herd of November whitetails exploded from a copse of trees and scattered into the Sandhills. Flashing tails, leaping legs, long necks and there! Antlers! Wide, tall, … [Read more...] about 243 Winchester vs. 30-30 Win.