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  1. Box To Bench Hunting Targets - Review

    By Les Voth - - - Box To Bench Precision, LLC, of Kettle Falls, Washington sent me some very unique new hunting targets to preview. I glanced over the targets and the instructions that came with them - Instructions. For. Targets. Huh! I knew I could ace this (Ha!)
  2. Ruger Kodiak Model 77 Long Range Target Rifle And A Riton 6-24x50 Rt-s5

    By John Johnston This Kodiak Model 77 Long Range Target Rifle chambered in 300 Win Mag can shoot just about any ammunition very well. When I sat down to write this review it was difficult to believe the number of all the variations of ammunition which is currently available in the .300 Winchester Magnum.
  3. Elevate Your Hunt With An Electric Hunting Bike

    By John Murphy Are you looking to cover more ground in a fast, efficient, quiet way? Or are you simply trying to cover the same area that you did in your 20s and 30s? Electric hunting bikes are still a fairly new concept but more and more hunters are getting on board and it’s a game changer for many of them.
  4. Brown Bears At Breakfast

    Brown Bears at Breakfast By Ian McMurchy “We are into “Plan-B”, Ian. We had no idea there would be so much snow this late in the season. Lots of bear tracks so we will be O.K.!” FROM THE LRH ARCHIVES Those words greeted me when outfitter Wayne Woods beached his skiff onto a desolate Copper River sandbar in south central Alaska. Wayne grew up in the outfitting business and he knows how to find big brown bears so I was not concerned about the late snow report. If anything this was in our...
  5. A Case For Prs

    By Sam Nelson I checked again for wind, the mirage was a boil, almost imperceptible. I could feel a coolness on my back where my shirt was damp from sweat, but it came and went and it never stayed more than a few seconds. I checked my watch again, 8:00 pm on the dot. Shooting light ended at 8:16. I watched the cow elk make her way down the ridge.
  6. The Perfect Hunting Partner

    By Jeff Rueth We’ve all had a lot of hunting partners over the years. Some great and some you would like to forget. You have the guy that doesn’t help with anything unless asked, the guy that always wants to borrow something because he was to cheap to buy his own. You have the guy that forgets half of their stuff and the guy that snores so loud that you think a chain saw was running. There’s also the complete drunk and the guy hat never brings enough food but eats everything in camp.
  7. Precision Scope Mounting For The Working Rifle

    By Jim See of Elite Accuracy - - Everybody seems to be an expert when it comes to putting stuff together but a novice when it comes to diagnosing zero shifts, and accuracy problems with their rifles. I decided long ago I was going to make my ability to diagnose problems much easier by applying some principals I learned from some of the best Rifle Builders and Shooters in the country.
  8. A South African Safari

    By Dean Ozanne - I wrote this very long article to be both the story of our hunt, as well as a detailed primer of information for anyone interested in doing the same thing. Feel free to pick and choose the headings that are of interest to you. We took over 1500 pictures so the embedded ones are just a small sample. --
  9. Long Range Competition - Getting Good At Prs

    By Les Voth & Nick Butze The team that scored the highest points total at the Bushnell 2018 GAP Grind in Jackson, Tennessee was Pro shooter - Joe Walls of Florida teamed with Amateur shooter - Nick Butze of Minnesota.
  10. Building Your Next Custom Rifle

    By Don Bitz - Owner - Stocky's Stocks. The best receiver from a "compatible parts availability" standpoint is the Remington 700 for a custom rifle of just about any kind.
  11. Passing Judgement On The Creedmoor

    By Darrell Holland In the shooting community the 6.5 Creedmoor has indeed taken the country by storm. It’s hard to find a magazine on the news stand that does not mention it and manufacturers are adding it to their list of chamberings.
  12. Gearing Up Your Body

    By Kristy Titus of Western Hunter Magazine Get the inside track on gear that will better your performance on the mountain, where your body is already being challenged. On any hunt, whether it be sitting in a tree stand, carrying a daypack, or an extended backpack hunt, our body needs to be up to task. This is where we fall back on our level of physical training, proper gear planning, and preparation.
  13. Gearing Up For Mountain Extremes

    Gearing Up for Mountain Extremes By Mike Duplan, Hunting Editor Originally published in WESTERN HUNTER MAGAZINE It’s An Exciting Time To Be A Mountain Hunter The air was thin and the mountainside we were ascending offered no hints of a summit. Climbing up this nameless peak was a labor to endure in hopes of seeing up close what we had studied the day before from six miles away. The rounded shoulders of the mountainside we were climbing was conformed of varying sized rocks - some as large...
  14. Things You Can Learn From A Rock

    By Darrell Holland On a recent hunting trip to South Africa with my Alumni students, I took the opportunity to burn extra rounds of ammunition on distant rocks to gain additional data on trajectory curves, winds and temperatures.
  15. 6.5 Prc - Review

    By John Johnston In October of 2017 Hornady announced the birth of a new cartridge, the 6.5 PRC. PRC stands for Precision Rifle Cartridge. Hornady had this cartridge in mind for many years.
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