Bird Hunting

Bird Hunting Intro Calls and decoys Waterfowl Hunting Upland Hunting Bowhunting Take Flight Intro   Imagine a hunter creeping through the woods. Autumn is in full-swing, and the grey sky threatens rain. His breaths come out in misty clouds. He carefully sidesteps fallen branches and leaves to avoid frightening his prey. He arrives at a […]

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 […]

SHOT Show 2018: Benchmade Knives Booth

Benchmade was building knives live during the show, which was really neat to watch.   Benchmade had a lot of new knives for 2018 at their booth. The big deal knife is the Altitude for hunting. Other new knives: Mini Crooked River: Made in the U.S.A., 3.40-inch blade, wood handle, hunting and EDC Mini Freek: […]

The New .224 Valkyrie—an Outstanding Ride or Flash in the Pan?

Federal has released a brand-new cartridge for the AR-15—or what they are calling the MSR 15—claiming “match accuracy” supersonic velocity to 1,300 yards… “the world’s only” cartridge to do this. Introducing the .223 Valkyrie Essentially, this new round is a 6.8 SPC/.30 Remington case necked down for .224 bullets, with comparable ballistics to a 6.5 […]