Hog Hunting Shot Placement: Don’t Make This Common Deer Hunters’ Mistake

August 15, 2018
“Don’t shoot it like a whitetail.” My friend was new to wild hog hunting and suffered my coaching for hours the evening before his first attempt at Texas feral pigs.  Although he was a new pig hunter…

Ruffed Grouse & Fine Gun Experts on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio

October 1, 2015
This week Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio host Rob Keck will highlight Ruffed Grouse expert Dan Dessecker, the Director of Conservation Policy at the Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock…

12 Tips to Recovering Every Deer You Shoot

October 19, 2014
At some point in your deer hunting career you will shoot a deer that runs out of sight before it dies.  The seriousness of the situation can range from the deer running into heavy cover 25 yards away…

Hunting Snowshoe Hares the Hard Way

January 7, 2014
Winter in the north can be an awfully long season. Ice fishing, tying flies and the planning of hunts certainly make it more enjoyable, but sometimes even these things won't cure cabin fever. That's…

How to Become a Better Rifle Shot (video)

October 7, 2013
Most rifle shooters recognize that there's no substitute for time spent at the range. They know that to become a competent rifleman, a shooter needs to practice. A whole lot, in fact.   Unfortunately…

Bushytail Basics & Squirrel Hunting Tips

September 24, 2013
Many thousands of words have been written about basic squirrel hunting techniques, and it's not my intention to rehash this information in great detail. My goals are, first, to share some basic…

Dependable Smaller Caliber Rifles for Aging Deer Hunters

July 31, 2013
Experienced deer hunters enjoy nothing more than recalling grand adventures into their favorite haunts for big whitetails. Hunters with decades of experience spin yarns about deer camps, the…

Expert Advice on Choosing the Ultimate Deer Gun

July 29, 2013
Selecting a good all-round deer gun can be a daunting task for sure. Some hunters prefer a super-accurate long-range rifle, but such rifles typically are heavy, with long barrels. If you must carry…

Glass Bedding a Rifle

May 13, 2013
  Putting the glass in the stock mortise — it's better to have too much than too little. Glass bedding a rifle conjures up all kinds of images — from slapping thick peanut-butter-like glue into a…

Picking the Right Scope

February 26, 2013
So you've just picked up a fancy new rifle and you need a new scope to go with it. Or maybe your eyesight isn't what it used to be and you've decided that it might be time to finally put some glass…