Reelfoot Lake Reelfoot Lake State Park encompasses 25,000 acres in rural northwest Tennessee. The lake itself has a 15,000 acre surface area and is Tennessee’s largest natural lake. The surrounding area is thick, murky swampland notable for its cypress trees and bald eagle population. Among the waterfowl hunting community, Reelfoot is a mecca for duck […]
As of this writing, 41 of 50 US states have black bear breeding populations. Canada has a massive black bear population and Alaska is particularly favored. Basically, there are endless hunting opportunities.
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Bird hunting is wildly popular. As opposed to big-game hunting, bird hunting will not provide you any antlers to mount on the wall or thick hides to lay on your floor. Instead, bird hunting is generally about quantity over quality, and you can easily exceed your bag limit within an hour or two of hunting.
Calibers 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 clerk behind the […]
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 […]
Participating in 3-gun competitions will make you the best all-around shooter you’ve ever been. You will enter a new world of loud, fast-paced excitement and challenge.
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.
As a gun writer, I have my fair share of opportunities to review holsters. It’s like holster makers get that concealed carriers are always on the search for a really good, comfortable holster or something… Just because I probably get to try more holsters than you, simply for the fact that I get mine free—doesn’t […]
“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 […]