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240-inch Wyoming Giant
By Adam Johnson

From life-changing injury, to life fulfilling hunt, the story of Adam Johnson. Read More
26 Nosler - Hot Rod for the 21st Century
By Len Backus

The 26 Nosler achieves 3,400 fps with a 129 grain Nosler ABLR bullet. Read More
High-Country Scouting
By Andy Backus

Learn the trail and which routes to take into the valley to find out where the elk were living. Read More
Reading The Wind
By Shawn Carlock

The ability to accurately read the wind separates a fair shooter from an exceptional one. Read More
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Outfitter's Insight: Wyoming
By Robb Wiley - Owner Non-Typical Outfitters

Where does a hunter look to maximize his mule deer points in Wyoming? Read More
Kahles 10x42 Binoculars Review
By Nicholas Gebhardt

The sleeper binocular: Premium performance for a sub-premium price. Read More
Burris XTR II 8-40x50 Rifle Scope Review
By James Mock

Testing out Burris's First Focal Plane offering in actual competition. Read More
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My 8,000 Foot Wyoming Black Bear
By Len Backus

I had just taken a beautiful six and a half foot black bear! Read More
Long Range Crossbow Hunting
By Matthew Poeth

Deer hunting at 80 plus yards with the PSE TAC 15 crossbow. Read More
Physical Training For Mountain Hunts
By Len Backus

Develop a plan that you like and that you can stick with...and then DO IT! Read More
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Calling Coyotes On Purpose
By Tim Titus

Consistently calling and taking coyotes requires that many small things be done correctly. Read More
My First Crossbow Kill
By Harold Stephens

I put out the decoys, arranged the calls, loaded the crossbow and begin to communicate with the local turkeys. Read More
Father And Son Antelope Hunt
By Nicholas Gebhardt

The first crack of rifle fire erupted less than an hour into antelope season. Read More
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Nightforce SHV 4-14X56 Riflescope Review
By Nicholas Gebhardt

A versatile scope for shooters, hunters and varminters alike. Read More
Seven Days, Four Backcountry Bulls
By Andy Edwards

In 1 week’s time, my close friends, family and I harvested 4 trophy class bulls. Read More
Marco Polo Blues
By Bruce Marshall

One hunter's extreme altitude horseback hunt for Kyrgyzstan's Marco Polo sheep. Read More
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Trijicon Tactical Advanced Riflescope (TARS) Review
By Nicholas Gebhardt

An outstanding optic for serious hunters and shooters. Read More
Steyr Pro Hunter, Hawke Scope and the .260 Review
By John Johnston

I like the Steyr Pro Hunter so much I have three more in other calibers. Read More
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Custom Turret Systems Review
By Justin Hyer

A more economical alternative to custom laser engraved turrets. Read More
The Perfect Coyote Rifle
By Tim Titus

This AR-15 project, like a work of art, is in the eye of the beholder. Read More
Backpacking for Cascade Black-Tails
By Lucas Beitner

In my opinion you are more likely to harvest quality game when hunting alone. Read More
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Medical Considerations in the Backcountry
By Michael Maher

Being alone in the backcountry can be quite dangerous. Read More
Burris Eliminator III Scope Review
By Roger Seale

Takes the guesswork out of making the shot of a lifetime. Read More
Alpine 7WSM
By Lucas Beitner

I hope to try many different types of hunting and nearly as many variations in my equipment. Read More
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Single Shot Saga
By Les Voth

During my lifetime firearms procurement program, spanning over 40 years, I have owned many single shots. Read More
What is a Mil (Mil Dot Reticle) and does it work as a "hold over" aiming method?
By Ward Brien

First, let's review some "milliradian" facts. Read More
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Steiner Military 3-15X50 Rifle Scope Review
By Nicholas Gebhardt

Elegant in appearance, refined in adjustments, and robust in construction. Read More
Ruger #1 in 6.5-284 Review
By John Johnston

This is one of those rifles that really excited me and that is not easy these days with rifles. Read More
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Review Of The Vortex Razor HD 10x42 Binoculars And The Vortex Razor HD 11-33x50 Spotting Scope
By Len Backus

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FoxPro Shockwave Coyote Caller Review
By Troy Adams

The Shockwave should be right at the top of a short list of the best of the best. Read More
Bullseye Camera System Review
By John Johnston

View live target camera video from up to 1000 yards away on your computer. Read More
Behind The Scenes With Best Of The West TV
By Len Backus

Have you ever wondered how those outdoor TV shows operate? Read More
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The Perfect Stalk
By Nicholas Gebhardt

We located the antelope, planned a stalk, and executed our plan to perfection. Read More
One Foot at a Time
By Nate Simmons

Prevention and treatment for the one thing that can instantly cripple your hunt - foot problems. Read More
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HHA Optimizer Horizon Review
By Justin Hyer

Quickly set up a custom calibrated ballistic compensating system. Read More
Little Crow Gunworks WFT Trimmer Review
By Daryl Davis

I give the WFT trimmer 5 stars for originality, repeatability and ease of use. Read More
Steiner 10X50 LRF Binocular and 20X80 Binocular Review
By Nicholas Gebhardt

The optics are crystal clear, and Steiner stands behind their product. Read More
Assassinator AS-900 Hunting Light Review
By Steve Smith

This light is highly recommended for hunting critters at night. Read More
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PSE TAC Elite and Ordnance Crossbow Review
By Andy Backus

We have been quite eager to publish a review of the TAC Elite and TAC Ordnance crossbows.Read More
Turrets 101
By Chris Denham

You might have more use for a ballistics turret on your rifle scope than you think. Read More
The Family Package
By Nicholas Gebhardt

I only had a few hours to find some deer, and within an hour I had two nice deer on the ground. Read More
The North Face Mountain 25 Tent Review
By Lucas Beitner

A well-constructed tent for hunting in extreme conditions. Read More
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Become A Better Glasser
By Chris Denham

The good news is that it's never too late to start learning how to be a better glasser. Read More
Vortex Razor HD Spotting Scope Review
By Ernie Bishop

A great spotting scope for its price point compared to others in its quality range. Read More
A New Breed Of Binoculars
By Chris Denham

Reviews of today's mid-range binoculars. These affordable binos are anything but average. Read More
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Extreme Shooting and Filming
By Tim Titus

Filming a kill shot on a rockchuck at around 5/8 of a mile. Read More
Atlas Bipod Review
By Joel Russo

The Atlas bipod's extreme flexibility and ability to compensate for poor positioning are impressive. Read More
Nightforce Velocity 1000 Reticle Review
By Scott Shreve

I think Nightforce knocked it outta the park with this reticle! Read More
Sightmark 15-45x60 SE Spotting Scope Review
By Scott Dickey

It will get you from the bench to the brush without bankrupting you. Read More
Tak-MAK, Squak-MAK and Flak-MAK
By Alan Marshall

An in-depth look at a unique tactical rifle build. Read More
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Nightforce ATACR Scope Review
By Jeff Brozovich

The new NightForce ATACR is for sure a top choice for any long range shooter. Read More
Segway Reticle Leveler MK-III Review
By John Johnston

An easy way to make your scope level to your rifle. Read More
Wyoming Buck 'N Bull
By Tom Hall

Seeing the excitement and joy in your child when they have just harvested an animal. Read More
Youth Deer Tag
By Les Voth

There was never a question of not taking my oldest son hunting with his first youth deer tag. Read More
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A Culture Of Excellence At Nightforce Optics
By Len Backus, Publisher

A high level of quality both in production and in service. Read More
Field Judging Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
By Jay Scott

Becoming consistent at field judging these fine animals. Read More
Do Bullets Go To Sleep?
By Michael W. Courtney, Elya R. Courtney and Amy C. Courtney

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Winchester's .270 WSM Is My Next Rifle Caliber
By Charles Smith

Fills the gap between the .270 Winchester and the .270 Weatherby Magnum. Read More
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Steyr + Quigley/Ford + Berger = One Antelope Buck
By John Johnston

The idea for this hunt started almost two years ago. Read More
No-Off-Season Long Range Shooting School
By Kristy Titus

I had already exceeded my expectations in marksmanship. Read More
Caldwell DeadShot FieldPod Review
By Charles Smith

A great shooting accessory that gives me stability and field of motion. Read More
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Field Judging Elk
By Jay Scott

It's amazing how close your estimates can get to the actual measurements with a little practice. Read More
Nikon EDG VR Fieldspotter Review
By Roger Seale

Even when bumped, the image stays crystal clear and motionless. Read More
Leveling the Scope Reticle for Long Range Rifles
By Bruce Winker

Some reticle alignment methods come closer than others. Read More
The Over-Rated Crown
By Alan Marshall

Is having a perfect crown all that important to accuracy? Read More
Alberta Bighorn Sheep Hunt
By Sid Gray

Bighorn sheep hunting in one of the most sought after regions in all of North America. Read More
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Camouflage, Concealment and Coyotes
By Tim Titus

Camo is good but concealment is the real objective. Read More
Coyotes In Your Pocket - A Quest To Shotgun Coyotes
By Tim Titus

The close-up, fast action puts a new spin on an already exciting sport. Read More
South Dakota's Public Land Coyotes
By Mark Hicks

The coyotes get wise fast when the weather cools enough for comfortable hunting. Read More
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Gunwerks G7 BR2 Rangefinder Field Test
By Anthony Montoya

A reliable rangefinder that works in all field conditions. Read More
Leupold Optics For Very Long Or Very Short Range
By Edward Hale

For long distance shooting, we reduce variation as much as humanly possible. Read More
Hunting High Country Mule Deer Bucks - Part 2
By Allen Jones

The big buck stepped out and looked around to see what the ruckus was. Read More
Bucks, Bears and Blizzards
By Troy Adams

Two great bucks, two happy hunters, and a bear with a full belly. Read More
My Son's First Deer
By Charles Smith

Quality time with my son before he left for the United States Marine Corps. Read More
My First Deer - Year 1973
By Harold Stephens

It was one of those days when you're young, you feel like you're immortal and nothing in the world is wrong. Read More
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How To Get There From Here
By Nate Simmons

Integrating modern mapping technology to better your hunt. Read More
Arizona Strip Desert Sheep Hunt
By Kati McDonald and Mike McDonald

I didn’t expect to ever get a bighorn sheep tag. Read More
10 Year Old Ram On The 10th Day Of A 10 Day Hunt
By Bruce Marshall

Timing is everything. 5 minutes later and we never would have seen that ram. Read More
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The Texas 260 (Shooting Steel At A Mile)
By Alan Marshall

For mile shooting, choose a bullet that transitions well into subsonic flight. Read More
Rapid Access Targeting System (R.A.T.S.) By Dog-Gon-Hit Review
By Roy Chiappini

A go-to item for field-shooting trips. Read More
Story Time and Chicken Killers
By Troy Adams

The local coyote population decided they like chicken for breakfast. Read More
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Accuracy, A Game Of Strategy
By Jerry Stordahl

Some factory rifles can come close to shooting like a custom built gun. Read More
Hog Hunting – The Off Season Solution
By Mike Daniecki

There is a very distinct and empty feeling at the end of any big game season. Read More
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Summer Prep for Winter Fur
By Tim Titus

Summer is prime time to get ready for the upcoming days of chasing prime coyotes in the fall. Read More
Passing on the Heritage: Youth Shooting Camp Part 2
By Pete Weisbrod

I was able to get a little more technical than last year. Read More
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Ruger’s Classic Model 77 Rifle Review
By Bob Campbell

An excellent all around deer sized game killer. Read More
6.5mm x 47 Lapua Review
By John Johnston

A do it all cartridge that you can take to the range and out to the field. Read More
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Conventional Wisdom
By Josh Benin

Ideas or explanations which are generally accepted as accurate - and which may or may not be. Read More
Center Shot Rifles Mini Magnum Muscle Brake Review
By Michael Newton

I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a brake. Read More
When Bear Go Bad
By Bryce Wells

We hope we never have to test our shooting skills in self-defense. Read More
APO Saber Sporter Rifle Stock Review
By Ward W. Brien

Nicely configured as a hunting/sporting stock and super comfortable. Read More
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Weatherby’s Newest Vanguard: The Series 2 And The .257 Weatherby Magnum
By Dan Arnold

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Hell's Canyon Spring Bear Hunt
By Tim Titus

There's one word to describe this hunt: grueling. Read More
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Measuring Barrel Friction In The 5.56mm NATO
By Patrick Boyle, Alexander Humphrey, Spencer Proctor, and Michael Courtney

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Ruger 6.5 Creedmoor Review
By John Johnston

The 6.5 may be a very accurate caliber but it can also be a very effective hunting round. Read More
Of Waffles And Bobcats
By Tim Titus

A very relieved young man and his first bobcat of the year. Read More
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Draw the Trophy Tag of Your Dreams In 2012
By Chris Denham

Avoid wasting money in the short run and losing tags in the long run. Read More
Paired Rifles for Practice and Hunting
By Joseph Smith

Practice for your shoulder crusher without crushing your shoulder! Read More
270 Win For Long Range Shooting
By Lucas Beitner

It's still an excellent and viable long range hunting cartridge. Read More
Coyote Micro Stands
By Tim Titus

More and more, I find myself picking out smaller, more specific places for coyote hunting. Read More
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Defensive Edge Long Range Shooting Class
By Len Backus

Three shots by 3 shooters into 3 inches at 835 yards on the last day of class.Read More
Basic Blueprinting
By Vickie M. Harrold with S.T.H.

For extremely accurate rifles, every component must be absolutely perfect! Read More
Gunwerks G7 BR2 Rangefinder Review
By Shawn Carlock

A unique and impressive piece of equipment. Read More
The Black Rifle Has Come Of Age
By Charles E. Speck

The AR rifle is here and it is truly a modern sporting rifle. Read More
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Coyote Calling--The Setup
By Tim Titus

Set up according to the hand dealt you and make the most of your opportunity. Read More
Calling Coyotes--Sealing The Deal
By Tim Titus

There are things a hunter can do to shorten the learning curve. Read More
A Coyote Hunting Misadventure
By Troy Adams

I should have known things might go haywire after I ran over a black cat. Read More
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Savage Models 12 and 112 Review
By Norman E. Johnson

Switch-barrel rifles have become mainstays for me. Read More
Antelope Hunting-Burris Eliminator Laserscope Review
By Ernie Bishop

A great all-in-one system. Read More
Bryce's Sheep Hunt
By Bryce McGough

I knew this was a ram of a lifetime, an honest curl and a quarter. Read More
Perfect Every Time Scope Mounting
By Darrell Holland

Gunsmithing techniques that can save you money and time. Read More
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Mule Creek Outfitting Hunt Report
By Len Backus

My high country mule deer hunting dream trip. Read More
12 Year Old Bags 6X6 Bull Elk
By Mike Greene

Teaching my grandson Matt to hunt here in the White Mountains of Arizona. Read More
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Calling Coyotes: The Approach
By Tim Titus

If you're serious about calling coyotes, get serious about your approach. Read More
Leupold Redfield Revolution Scope Review
By Ed Hale

A great scope for the money for local deer, bear and moose hunting. Read More
A Scientific Basis For Evaluating Variable Crosswinds
By Paul Carter

These exercises will pay dividends when a shot really counts. Read More
Leupold VX-3 CDS Scope Vs. Quigley Ford Scope Review
By John Johnston

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The One Mile Prairie Dog
By Mike Brust

What I learned from shooting at 1,000 yards could be applied to this distance. Read More
Clark Youth Shooting Camp: Passing on the Heritage
By Pete Weisbrod

In a small town it doesn't take long for news to travel. Read More
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XLR Industries Evolution Chassis System Review
By Marty Dabney

A chassis that can be made to fit just about every type of shooting style. Read More
Recoil Management: Take The "Ouch" Out Of Shooting
By John Johnston

Recoil's effects on the body can be felt from your eyes to your toes. Read More
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Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountains – The Outdoorsman’s Family Resort
By Len Backus

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Elk Hunting For The Layman - Part 2
By T. W. "Tommy" Cornelison

A week in elk camp. Read More
Precision Shooting 1-Part 3: Marksmanship: Just The Basics
By Ward Brien

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Arrow Spine And Tip Weight
By Jon Henry

An arrow must have the appropriate strength and stiffness for the task. Read More
Hunting Black Bear By Spot And Stalk
By Bryce Wells

I myself like to kick off my spring with a spot and stalk bear hunt. Read More
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459 Yard Buck
By Len Backus

The Founding Of LongRangeHunting.com. Read More
Elk Hunting For The Layman - Part 1
By T. W. "Tommy" Cornelison

So you have dreamed of hunting the majestic elk. Read More
Arrow Speed and Kinetic Energy
Jon Henry

Speed is a major consideration for most archers. Read More
Precision Shooting 1-Part 2: Optics, Data and Logic
By Ward Brian

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How To Dope The Wind Beyond Belief-DVD Review
By Ernie Bishop

A great resource for beginning and advanced shooters. Read More
Precision Shooting 1-Part 1: The Basics of Your Rifle
By Ward Brien

Rifles are built from several components. Read More
History Of The Match Grade Berger Hunting VLD
By Eric Stecker

A story of discovery rather than design. Read More
Scouting = Coyote Hunting Success
By Heath Baker

The orchestra of coyote yips seemed to come from nearly every direction. Read More
Hunting My Pressured Elk
By Bryce Wells

My advice is to remember to look where others won’t. Read More
Arrow Fletching and F.O.C. Balance
By Jon Henry

Fletching helps to stabilize and correct the arrow's flight. Read More
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Brass Cleaning Using Stainless Tumbling Media System-Review
By Jason Koplin

I reload because it is fun. It’s like man-knitting for me. Read More
Redding Model 2400 Case Trimming Lathe Review
By Marty Dabney

Well worth the expense if you want consistent, repeatable performance. Read More
How To Make A Coyote Laugh
By Jim See

My first and biggest fail in the coyote fields. Read More
Fur Loads
By Tim Titus

How to cleanly harvest predators with a minimum of pelt damage. Read More
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PSE X-Force Dream Season EVO Bow Review
By Andy Backus

I was so impressed that I decided to make it my personal hunting bow. Read More >>
A Store Bought Long Range Rig
By John Johnston

An inexpensive setup that you can still use to be a serious contender. Read More >>
Extreme Weather Coyotes
By Mark Brendemuehl

I touched off one more shot and took him off his feet and onto his back. Read More >>
Long Range Coyote Hunting With Short Range Rifles
By Joseph Smith

Some mental tools that will improve your chances of a clean kill. Read More >>
Killin' Science And Bullet Selection For The Layman
By Tres MonCeret

A fun but educational look at terminal ballistic science. Read More >>
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Pass Shooting Coyotes
By Ty Pelfrey

The coyote pass shooting formula is successful and simple... Read More
Coyote Hunting Gear
By Tim Titus

If you like to have the best tools for a given job, your list of coyote gear will always be evolving... Read More
Multiple Coyote Calling
By Albert Pilling

This is how I kill multiple coyotes on a relatively frequent basis... Read More
Easy Feed Coyote Hunting
By Eric B.

Anywhere that there is easy feed there will likely be predators... Read More
Coyote Hunting Wind Myths
By Ted Haynes

The gun went off. Suddenly there was a coyote spinning on the ice... Read More
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Flatline Ops. Inc. ACCU/LEVEL Scope Level Review
By Jim See

It blows everything else out of the water... Read More
Great Shooting Products
By Robert Whitley

New and great shooting products keep coming to the market... Read More
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Ballistic Edge Triple Torch Model 350 Annealer Review
By Jerry Teo

A tool to get this tricky job done correctly and quickly... Read More
Best Of The West Shooting Range
By John Johnston

Long range shooting is alive and thriving in Texas... Read More
Beating the Odds-Bighorns
By Paul C. Carter

A split second after the gun’s report Jordan bellowed, “Perfect shot, you got him!” Read More
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Maximizing Range with the Iron-Sighted Rifle
By Paul C. Carter

A few of us still do things the old fashioned way... Read More
Outdoorsman Ballistic Turret For Swarovski Scopes Review
By Jim See

The starting point for the Outdoorsman ballistic turret is the Swarovski BT riflescope... Read More
First Archery Elk
By Jim Collier

The elk I had been staring down was there with its body open for a clear shot... Read More
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Long Range Rifles, LLC - 7WSM Rifle Review
By Lorenzo Young

The rifle is built of well chosen components by a skilled smith. Read More
Pressures, Case Strength and Back Thrust
By Bob Jourdan

The development of the brass cartridge case... Read More
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PSE TAC 15/15i, 10/10i Crossbow Review
By Len Backus

Six arrows into 1.875 inches at 100 yards... Read More
5 Tips For Success In High Country Mule Deer Hunting
By Jason Verbeck

The more time you can scout, the greater your odds for success... Read More
5 Secrets To Bowhunting Success
By Mike Twitchell

Scouting in advance saves precious time during the hunt... Read More
Number 42
By Jay Scott

One of the largest bull elk ever killed by a bowhunter... Read More
High Country Velvet
By Marlon Holden

Great friends, beautiful country and plentiful game; it doesn’t get much better... Read More
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A Thousand Stars In The Sky
By Len Backus

I approached the shore of Dream Lake in pitch blackness at nearly 11,000 feet of elevation... Read More
Ballistics and Predictions
By Gustavo F. Ruiz

Long Range is all about ballistics. Beyond that, no more than luck can be expected... Read More
The Saga Of The Uphill-Downhill Shot, Part I
By Edd Pungubwe Woslum

“Six inches over his back,” said Leanne. “What happened?" Read More
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Google Earth And GPS Based BLM Maps For Hunt Planning
By Len Backus

An incredible planning tool for hunting. Read More
Precision Hand Loading For Long Range-Chapter Two: Bullet Prep
By Tres MonCeret

We’re chasing consistency, in EVERYTHING. Read More
Bedding A Rifle
By Pat Sheehy

Performing a rifle bedding job. Read More
The .25-06 and .25-06 Improved
By J.C. Munnell

Many of them may very well be the ultimate “crossover” rounds... Read More
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Precision Hand Loading For Long Range-Chapter One: Brass Sort & Prep
By Tres MonCeret

Shot to shot consistency is key. Read More
Great New .308 Shooting Products
By Robert Whitley

A selection of new .308 Winchester products... Read More
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Game Traks Review
By Troy Adams

It can do things that no other electronic caller on the market can do... Read More
Lessons Learned The Hard Way Are Often Worth Repeating!
By Darrell Holland

I handle my rifle as if it were nitroglycerine... Read More
Competitive Edge Gunworks
By Larry Crow

Long range shooting has evolved by leaps and bounds... Read More
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When Mother Nature Conspires Against You!
By Darrell Holland

Survival gear every hunter should have when going afield... Read More
Whitetail Widow
By Lorraine Cheeka

The “whitetail widow” is drawing back a bow of her own or preparing the game meat... Read More
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Review Of IMR 8208 XBR-Hogdon's New Benchrest Powder
By James Mock

They agreed that this one lot had BR characteristics... Read More
5,000 Coyotes - Experience To Help You Learn At Predator University
By Len Backus

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Spring Bear Hunting Tips
By Paul Tunkis

Tracking bear and reading bear sign... Read More
Vortex Kaibab Binoculars And Outdoorsmans Tripod Review
By Len Backus

High quality lightweight equipment for backpack hunting... Read More
Trail Cameras
Mark Carder

These little devices are quite ingenious for keeping tabs... Read More
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6mm Turbo 40 Ackley AR-15 Review
By Robert Whitley

There has been an increase in 6mm wildcats being shot out of AR-15's... Read More
Inside Darrell Holland's Long Range Shooting School
By Ernie Bishop

A lot of information shared over 4 days... Read More
Outlaw Sling Review
By Troy Adams

It distributes the weight over both shoulders, resulting in less fatigue on the upper body... Read More
How Do I Know What To Buy?
By Jeremy Knepp

Some basic thoughts as to where to start... Read More
Making Your Semi-Custom Rifle Look Custom
Bryan Chatwell

Many semi-custom rifles just don't have that custom look or feel... Read More
Custom Barrel Care At 17X
By Jim See

The results of a broken-in barrel do have a noticeable effect... Read More
Heritage Defined: The Premier Reticles Story
By Steve Adelmann

A small company thriving after 63 years in the scope market... Read More
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The Skull As A Trophy
By Troy Adams

Having a skull professionally cleaned for display is a very economical alternative... Read More
Making A Case For The 308 Winchester
By Michael Eichele

I'd like to show that it is still a very useful and effective round... Read More
Is Your Rifle Ready?
By Darrell Holland

How do we eliminate possible mechanical failures in the field? Read More
Air Temperature Effects On Muzzle Velocity
By Gustavo F. Ruiz

The focus of this analysis is on the very first shot, from a cold barrel... Read More
Basic Rifle Maintenance - Part 3
By Vince Bottomley

This month, let's take a look at the action/stock... Read More
Determining Correct Scope Base Angle
By Robert H. Thompson

Figuring out angle correction for a scope base... Read More
Barrel Compromise: Weight Vs. Practicality
By Bryan Chatwell

The compromise between weight and ability to carry... Read More
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Load Tuning
By Jerry Teo

How do you dial in your rifle without burning up the barrel and taking multiple trips to the range? Read More
Book Review - Applied Ballistics For Long Range Shooting
By Gustavo F. Ruiz

Long range is all about ballistics...Read More
300 Remington Ultra Magnum ABS Barrel Review
By Michael Eichele

The first group was right at 1 MOA... Read More
338 Norma Review
By Ward W. Brien

On the firing line the cartridge shot exceptionally well... Read More
Great Shooting And Hard Hitting Muzzle-Loaded Sabot And Bullet Combinations That Don't Come Packaged
By Toby Bridges

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Basic Rifle Maintenance - Part 2
By Vince Bottomley

This month, we will cover keeping your barrel clean... Read More
Vortex Viper 4-12x40 Scope Review
By Troy Adams

A piece of equipment that exceeds my expectations... Read More
Hensoldt Storms The US Market
By David M. Fortier

If you have need of a superb military grade optic, consider Hensoldt... Read More
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Huskemaw 5-20 LR Scope Review
By Ernie Bishop

I can honestly say I was pleasantly surprised... Read More
Applied Ballistics For Long Range Shooting
By Bryan Litz

It's important to understand the uncertainties involved... Read More
Smith & Wesson M&P 15 PC Review
By Jeff Munnell

I was impressed with its ability to hit prairie dogs on a regular basis... Read More
Beginners Guide To Long Range Hunting On A Budget
By Jim See

Most of us started out doing it on a budget... Read More
Top 10 Excuses Allowing You To Hunt Longer
By Loop-Hole Louie, AKA Darrell Holland

Time for hunting is just too short...Read More
Basic Rifle Maintenance - Part 1
By Vince Bottomley

We'll keep it simple and start with the bolt itself... Read More
Getting It In The Can
By Richard Mellon

Capturing a successful hunt on video is almost as satisfying as being the happy hunter... Read More
Savage Tactical Rifle Project
By Jerry Teo

An article to walk you through a rifle build using a Savage rifle...Read More
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Berger Bullets' Move To The G7 Standard BC
By Bryan Litz

A better way for shooters to calculate ballistics... Read More
A Camp Perry Primer
By Dan Arnold

It's about keeping yourself and your gear in the best condition possible... Read More
How To Clean Your Rifle Scope
By Gary Garnett

Peak performance is only available when scopes are kept clean...Read More
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The Why Of The AR-15 Semiautomatic
By Jerry Stordahls

The AR-15 has been maligned by the media... Read More
DPMS Panther LR-260 AR-15 Review
By Jacob Gottfredson

The rifle was well built and superbly accurate... Read More
Barnes' Tests Prove Why Berger Hunting VLDs Are So Successful
By Eric Stecker

Important facts revealed in tests... Read More
The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum!
By Greg Duley

The short magnum craze has taken the gun world by storm... Read More
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M2D Camouflage Gear Review
By Troy Adams

An excellent camo pattern to blend in with prairie grass or CRP fields...Read More
Is 50 The New 40? - Long Range Turkey Hunting
By J. Schlender

For turkey hunters is 50 yards the new 40 yards? Read More
Brass Preparation And Management
By John W. Lewis

High quality brass that has been well prepared is considered vital...Read More
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Optimizing Precision And Accuracy From VLD Bullets
By Eric Stecker

VLD bullets are designed to be more efficient in flight... Read More
Hunting High Country Mule Deer Bucks
By Allen Jones

I took my son to the spot where I had seen deer 20 years before... Read More
Introducing New Hunters To The Sport
By Ronnie Johnson

My father and grandfather introduced me to hunting at a very early age...Read More
Getting Started In Tactical Rifle Competition
By Ed Shell

How to get started in precision and tactical matches... Read More
Houston, We Have A Problem!
By Darrell Holland

Solving problems with equipment in the field... Read More
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Fitting The Long Range Rifle
By Shawn Carlock

Proper fitting of the precision rifle is important to the long range shooter... Read More
Modular and Marketable: Black Rifles Still Hot In '09
By Scott W. Wagner

Sales of AR-15's have gone through the stratosphere... Read More
Long Range Prairie Dog Hunt In South Dakota
By Jesse Grove

The longest confirmed kill this year was 2218 yards... Read More
Group Therapy-The Problem: How Accurate Is Your Rifle?
By Denton Bramwell

A look at group size... Read More
The F_ _ _ _ _ Word: Flinching
By Darrell Holland

Flinching is common and we ALL do it at one time or another... Read More
Building An Accurate AR-15
By Steve Adelmann

My odyssey into the world of custom AR building... Read More
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What's Wrong With .30 Caliber?
By Bryan Litz

Why is the .30 caliber losing ground to the smaller calibers? Read More
CED M2 Chronograph Review
By Bryan Chatwell

A chronograph that is easy to use at a reasonable cost... Read More
Caldwell Fire Control Full Length Rest Review
By Don Bigelow

I was given an opportunity to try out the Caldwell... Read More
Bore Cleaning Basics
By Matthew Cameron

The carbon and copper left in a rifle bore after firing needs to be dealt with... Read More
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Practical, Tactical Or ?
By Ward W. Brien

There's a difference between this tactical style .300 Win Mag rifle and a typical hunting rifle... Read More
Environmental Hazards
By Darrell Holland

Rifles should come with a disclaimer, or better yet, a booklet on long range ballistics... Read More
Picatinny Rail
Norman E. Johnson

Most of the Picatinny style rails provide a graduated angle for longer range shooting... Read More
Horses As I See Them
By Ian McMurchy

This column is for readers who have never ridden horses... Read More
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Reloading-Looking After The Brass Cartridge Case
By Matthew Cameron

Cartridge cases are made with varying degrees of quality control... Read More
Marlin XL7 Review
By Jon R. Sundra

Lever-actions are not the only type of firearm Marlin has produced...Read More
10 Ways To Stronger Rifle Field Shooting Positions
By Shawn Carlock

Many missed field shots are the result of poor shooting positions... Read More
Get Smart - Use A Ballistics Program
By Darrell Holland

What is the hunter who is thirsty for knowledge to do? Read More
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1500 Yard Prairie Dogs
By Ernie Bishop

The confirmed distance was 1,590 yards with a specialty pistol... Read More
Forgotten Heroes
By Ian McMurchy

The bears continued their lunging gait. They were enormous... Read More
Hunting Season Is Here!
By Ian McMurchy

Harvest is in full swing. The sign-in book at the range has more names in it every day....Read More
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Barren Ground Caribou Hunt
By Shawn Carlock

My hunting partner and I flew into the Nome, Alaska airport... Read More
Zeiss Victory RF 10x45 Rangefinder Binocular Review
By Len Backus

Zeiss is back in the game in a big way...Read More
How Canting Your Rifle Affects Long Range Accuracy
By Carl Taylor

The impact tends to be low and to the side...Read More
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How To Hunt Antelope
By Ernie Bishop

Antelope hunting was my initiation into big game hunting... Read More
Songdog Fever -- Coyote Hunting
By Allen Jones

I shot my first coyote at an altitude of 10,000 feet... Read More
Teaching An Old Dog New Coyote Hunting tricks
By Justin Shireman

As we stood up, there was a nice young coyote 40 yards behind us... Read More
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Shooting a 223 to a Mile Accurately
By Jerry Teo

The quest: Can I get a 223 to reach out to a mile AND arrive accurately? Read More
Coyote Hunting Predatorial Series #3 - Coyote In The Crosshairs
By Greg Ballard

The pieces of equipment that we will use to shoot more coyotes... Read More
A Reloading Testing Process
By Matthew Cameron

It consists of 2 phases: research and development, and shooting... Read More
Long Range Rabbit Hunting
By Shane Green

This year my personal challenge was to make a long range shot on a rabbit at 1000 yards plus... Read More
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Nightforce Ballistic Targeting Software
By Ward W. Brien

People haven't stopped trying to figure out a better way to do things... Read More
The Last Minute Elk --- The Story Of "Ole Crooked Horn"
By Allen Jones

I like archery hunting because of the challenge... Read More
How To Camouflage Paint Your Rifle
By Greg Ballard

How to camouflage paint your rifle for your predator hunting... Read More
Those Tiresome Rifle Maintenance Chores
By Darrell Holland

How many times have we neglected our rifle maintenance? Read More
Dwell Time And Your Trigger
By Darrell Holland

The amount of time the bullet is in the barrel after the trigger breaks... Read More
RCBS Chargemaster 1500 Review
By Jim Brown

For a year now, I have been using it for all my reloading... Read More
Coyote Hunting Predatorial Series #2-Calls Of The Wild
By Greg Ballard

We will be exploiting the absolute need of the coyote to eat... Read More
Can I Come With Dad? – First African Hunt
By Dave Schenck

What would I have given to be allowed to hunt at that age? Read More
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How To Photograph Your Big Game Trophy
By Troy Adams

It is important to take time to capture the memory of the day on film... Read More
Following Up After The Shot
By Shawn Carlock

Here are some examples and tricks I have used in recovery of game... Read More
Coyote Hunting, Predatorial Series #1 - "Basic Behavior"
By Greg Ballard

At the end of his light beam were two big eyes glowing... Read More
Long Range Bowhunting
By Lorenzo Young

The waiting is the hard part for me. Always has been. I knew I had to move slowly... Read More
Hunting For Prairie Dog Towns
By Jim Eid

The "hunting" is trying to find the prairie dog towns... Read More
What Is Parallax And How To Adjust For It?
By Chris Farris

One of the most common questions concerning scopes... Read More
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338 Edge - History and Development
By Shawn Carlock

I developed and named the 338 Edge in 2001... Read More
Degrees Of Rifle Accuracy
By Ian McMurchy

Rifle accuracy is an interesting topic. We all have different opinions on what rifle accuracy is... Read More
Coyote Calling In The Wind - Bring It On
By Justin Shireman

Add a little wind, and your coyote calling results change dramatically... Read More
Equipment And Planning For Backpack Hunting
By Allen Jones

A few key items can literally mean the difference between life and death... Read More
Buffalo Hunting
By Lance J. Kuck

In the United States and Canada there are well over 500,000 buffalo... Read More
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Angle Shooting - Correcting For the Effects of Gravity
By Ward W. Brien

Shooting on angles causes the bullet's point of impact to hit high... Read More
Texas Turkey Hunting As I Know It
By Ian McMurchy

I recently hunted a ranch that was crawling with birds... Read More
Reticle Perpendicularity
By Darrell Holland

Confirming that your reticle is perpendicular to your rifle's bore... Read More
Remington XR100 in .204 Ruger
By Shane Green

This is the best rabbit cartridge on the market... Read More
When Gadgets Fail - Range Finding Reticles
By Darrell Holland

The shooting world has been blessed with its share of techno-gadgets... Read More
Long Range Hunting Ambush
By Shawn Carlock

I now conduct most of my long range hunting by long range ambush... Read More
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Long Range Rifle On A Budget
By Jerry Teo

So, you are interested in building a long range rifle at a reasonable cost... Read More
Setting Up Your Scope
By Jerry Teo

Getting your scope set up to engage game at extended distance with first shot hit probability... Read More
Precision Reloading For Long Range Hunting
By Jerry Teo

Let's look at what it takes to make up superb ammo... Read More
Long Range Tricks And Toys
By Ian McMurchy

The next level of gear, and some specialized techniques for making long shots... Read More
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Setting Up For The Long Range Hunting Shot
By Shawn Carlock

Each long range shot is unique, but the preparation is mostly the same... Read More
Low Priced Long Range Scopes
By Ian McMurchy

Fortunately, there are reasonably priced long range scopes... Read More
Quest For Ballistics Software
By Gustavo F. Ruiz

The first digital computer computed WWII ballistic firing tables... Read More
F-Class Competition As Training For The Hunt
By Jim Collier

We decided that F-class would sharpen our wind reading skills... Read More
The Ultimate Shooting Challenges - Long Shots and Movers Part One - Long Range Hunting
By Ian McMurchy

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Reading The Wind
By Shawn Carlock

The ability to accurately read the wind is what separates a fair shooter from an exceptional one... Read More
Brown Bears At Breakfast
By Ian McMurchy

The huge boar turned his head towards the hunters, let out a growl and hurtled straight at them... Read More
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Things I Learned Shooting Crop Damage Deer
By Dave King

It's a great opportunity to observe deer in their natural habitat... Read More
Long Range Targets
By Ian McMurchy

Practice is essential to develop and maintain wind reading skills... Read More
Do-It-Yourself Western Hunt
By Jim Brown

We gained access to the ranch for a couple of cases of beer... Read More
Wapiti Hunting In New Zealand
By Greg Duley

My annual trip hunting elk took me to the Loch Burn block this year... Read More
The Great Western Hunt
By Jim Collier

While I already had a long range rifle, I wanted to build one “last great elk rifle”...Read More
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Advantages Of Using The Long Range Spotter
By Shawn Carlock

The difference between a hunting partner and a long range spotter... Read More
Dall Sheep Hunt - 2007
By Michael Eichele

Sheep have extremely keen eyes and at 80 yards they can watch you blink! Read More
Stalking Deer In The UK
By "brown dog"

I’ll start with a very brief outline of the UK stalking environment and then move on...Read More
My 2005 Brooks Range, Alaska Dall Sheep Hunt
By Jim Speaks

I booked a hunt with an outfitter from Anchorage... Read More
Leopard In A Tree!
By Len Backus

The remains of a wildebeest were draped over the branch inches from the cat's sharp claws...Read More
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Athabasca Black Bear
By Dave King

I heard rustling coming from directly behind me. It was my first ever in-the-wild bear... Read More
They Called Me El Diablo
By Len Backus

They heard me call the range at 666. To the locals this number is considered to be a sign of the devil... Read More
Gear For Dall Sheep Hunting
By Michael Eichele

My first backpack sheep hunt, and I swore it would be my last... Read More
Alaska Dream Hunt
By Ian McMurchy

Alaskan dreams cost a lot of money. That is a lump you have to swallow... Read More
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