How to Prepare Venison

Alas, the hunt is over—the land has been scoured, the rifle fired, the deer harvested. So…now what? Rip off a leg and begin chomping away? If you were a lion, that would be a great course of action. For mere humans, turning a deer carcass into an edible meal is a bit more complicated. In […]

A Brief Calibers Guide

A Brief Calibers Guide Mark Butler A novice gun enthusiast walks into a store. The shop is bright and clean and smells faintly of wood oil. Hunting rifles adorn the walls and glass cases of handguns border three sides. Six or seven guys linger about, each sporting a bushy beard, combat boots and camouflage. The […]

Official History of Optics and Firearms

Official History of Optics and Firearms   Mark Butler   Fire Lances Before thermal optics, night vision, red dot lasers, rifles, riflescopes, handguns, cannons and rudimentary muskets, there were fire lances. Fire lances were the proto-gun, the 10th century ancestor of all modern firearms. Fire lances were essentially spears with explosive bags of gunpowder at […]

What is 3-Gun and How to Get Started

What is 3-Gun and How to Get Started Americans love the 2nd Amendment – it guarantees the safety, security and sovereignty of We The People. Across the United States in 2020, Americans have embraced the 2nd Amendment like never before, and gun ownership has skyrocketed. Amid political uncertainty, worldwide pandemics and economic instability, never-before shooters […]

Gifts for Dad 2020

Let’s admit the truth – we all love our dads. They are providers, protectors, leaders and friends, but they are also notoriously difficult to shop for. Does he want shooting accessories? How about camping gear? Survival equipment? For Father’s Day in 2020, get something he’ll love that won’t break your wallet. That’s right – shopping […]

I am a Proud Female Gun Owner…Here’s Why

“Government statistics have shown a general decline in crime rates nationally since the 1990s, but Americans have been loath to accept the concept that crime is decreasing.” I’ve always been fiercely independent (throw your hands up at me.) From a little girl running off on her horse alone to explore the countryside, to a young […]