Hunting

How a Canadian sniper shot someone more than 2 miles away, explained by a Canadian sniper

The sniper shot an ISIS militant in Iraq last month.<p>A Canadian special forces sniper just abolished a world record for the longest-ever successful shot on record. In Iraq, the sniper hit an ISIS militant from more than <i>2</i> <i>miles away</i>, with the bullet flying in the air under 10 seconds before hitting …

News

The Top 10 Essential Cartridges for the American Shooter

Here’s a list of the 10 essential cartridges any true American hunter and shooter should have a firearm chambered for.<p>Fortunately we don’t live in a …

Self Defense

Surprise, Surprise: How to Squeeze the Trigger

Ranting and Ravings from Phil Bourjaily and David E. Petzal<p>Don’t believe everything you’ve heard about how to pull a trigger<p>Let’s start this one off …

How long-range snipers do their job

After a record-setting shot by a Canadian sniper in Iraq, we look at the physics and intuition of extreme, long-range shooting<p>On Wednesday, the …

Self Defense

Blasts From the Past: Marlin Ranger Model 90

Ranting and Ravings from Phil Bourjaily and David E. Petzal<p>This week, sadly, we say goodbye to Gunfight Friday after a four-year run. I appreciate …

Guns

Using Suppressed Rifle Systems in the Field

Shooting Illustrated took a number of suppressed AR-15s into the field for a prairie-dog hunt and learned a great deal about using optics, …

NRA

Canadian sniper makes kill shot at distance of 3.5 KILOMETRES

A Canadian sniper has reportedly shot dead an Islamic State terrorist from the astonishing distance of 3,450 metres – more than two miles away.<p>The …

Is the Buck of a Lifetime Worth a Lifetime of Guilt?

A childhood lesson keeps one hunter in check for decades to come<p>I was afraid the lady clerk who’d seen me pocket the package of red plastic capgun …

Long, Long Time

Building a your own short barreled, pistol grip shotgun on a budget (and legally)

My home assembled, $258 short barreled pistol grip shotgun. If the shooter doesn’t like the pistol grip, he can switch the gun back to a full stock. …

Self Defense

3 Tips for Chasing Axis

Yes, I’m a turkey nut and a bear addict, but I’m also drawn to the challenge of chasing unfamiliar game in new landscapes. I first laid eyes on these …

RECOILtv NRA 2017: Grey Ghost Precision 6.5 Creedmoor

NRA 2017 coverage of the Grey Ghost Precision Grim 6.5 Creedmoor

Life Lessons from Trap Shooting

Ranting and Ravings from Phil Bourjaily and David E. Petzal<p>The other day I made a remark to Gil Ash of the OSP school and he immediately said “I’m …

Mossberg Introduces FLEX Conversion Kits for Mossberg 500 or Maverick 88

<b>North Haven, CT</b> –-(Ammoland.com)- Flexible, versatile and virtually limitless for fit, style and application; wouldn’t everyone want a gun that is …

Legends | The Perfect Gun For Getting The Most Bang For Your Buck

These giant shotguns, which could weigh up to 200 pounds each, were used by early market hunters to kill waterfowl by the dozens.

Guns

The Art of Observation (for Deer Hunters)

By Joe Elsinger One of the skills most critical to a hunter’s success is simply observing his or her surroundings. Observation is a fundamental …

Scouting: Trail Cameras

Trail cameras are a vital scouting tool that can be used to supplement on the ground scouting. Used correctly, trail cameras can significantly …

Batteries

Utah Man Makes Possible World-Record Shot With Iron Sights

You’ve probably seen stories about some of the longest rifle shots every made recently, like the 4,210-yard shot Steve Spinella made with a .375 …

Leupold & Stevens Optics

Leupold & Stevens Inc. introduces the LTO-Tracker,(bottom photo) its newest thermal detection and viewing tool. Fast 30hz frame rates and heat source …

New Guns: New AR Rifles Available in 2017

See the hot new AR rifles for 2017, configured for everything from hunting to home defense.The post New Guns: New AR Rifles Available in 2017 …

Guns

Female Elk Learn to Give Hunters the Slip

Elk are nothing if not majestic: the gigantic deer relatives are imposing, to say the least. But don’t let their impressive looks distract you from …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

#SundayGunday: Ruger American Rifle in .450 Bushmaster

Ruger continues to grow its line of AR-15 caliber compatible American bolt-action Ranch rifles with the addition of a new model chambered for the …

NRA

Atlanta Arms now offering popular 6.5 Creedmoor load

The 6.5 Creedmoor round has enjoyed an explosion of success due to the rise of precision shooting. <i>(Photo: Atlanta Arms)</i>Georgia-based ammunition maker …

How To Plan Africa Safari for Less $

Dream datess are often expensive. Your African dream safari doesn’t have to be. It’s actually less expensive to hunt big game in Africa than in North …

Africa

Does Barrel Length Matter for a Home-Defense Shotgun?

With the introduction of shorter non-NFA shotguns to the market, such as the Mossberg Shockwave, barrel length is a variable to consider for home …

Self Defense

How to Make Bowhunting’s Five Hardest Shots

Stop whiffing and start making even the toughest shots in the deer woods<p>Yes, today’s ultrafast, super-smooth-shooting bows can make it easier for …

Using the Leupold LTO Tracker for Personal Defense

Does the Leupold LTO Tracker, marketed as a thermal observation and game-recovery tool, have any practical applications in the personal-defense …

NRA

Hawke Optics Goes 1-6x with Frontier 30

Previously, I had the pleasure of touring Hawke’s US operations in Fort Wayne Indiana. The British optics company has been aggressively expanding …

Guns

Gunfight Friday: Montana Rifle vs. Remington 7400

Ranting and Ravings from Phil Bourjaily and David E. Petzal<p>It’s deer rifles today, both chambered for the 101-year-old .30/06, a difficult cartridge …

Dream Land

<b>Part 1</b><p>Start Dreaming<p>The 10-pointer was bedded on an oak hillside, 40 yards from a sign along the roadside that read 33 Acres for Sale by Owner. I …

Chainsaws

Over The Comb – Conquering Sub-Par Rifle Stocks

<i></i><i>By Tom Beckstrand – Photos by Mark Fingar</i>Rifle stock combs have migrated north at glacial pace for the past 200 years. Long ago, it was bad business …