Skills

Defining Shooter Spotter Roles, By Ed Rochnowski

The fundamentals of long range shooting need to be reinforced to prevent bad habits and to serve as a basis upon which to build your confidence and abilities.

Wildcatting Long Range Rounds, By Shawn Carlock

With the wide variety of rounds available on the market today one would think that there is a round for every need and for every purpose. While this is true to a certain extent, wildcatting

Triggers: Killing Creep, By Bryden Richardson

A well-known pitfall with high-end friction-based triggers is their performance in harsh environments. You would be hard-pressed to find a serious hunter or competitive shooter who does not have a story about their trigger going down at the wrong time due to contamination.

The Importance of Age Class

This is where the importance of age class comes in. Through selective hunting for mature animals, the impact of the harvest is diminished, even in the case of mistaken identification

Tackling New Areas, By Dustin Roe

Clients, other outfitters, and local hunters always ask me how I get it done in an area that I haven’t hunted before or know anything about. I usually don’t go into depth…but I will give you some inside information as to how I tackle the unknown, and usually come out heavy.

Shooting Under Pressure, By Aaron Davidson

I want to systematically explore air pressure topics so that we all have common nomenclature and a basic understanding of measurement and reporting systems.  We will start with a general discussion of air pressure, definition of terms, measurement devices, and then finish with some alternative ways to use pressure data when calculating ballistics.

Mountain Shooting Fundamentals, By Caylen Wojcik

  If you’re a hunter and you hunt in the mountains, learning to shoot in the mountains is a valuable skill to learn in order to facilitate your success in notching your tag. In the

An Inspired Archer, by Steve Opat 

Throughout my childhood years, I was frequently infatuated by various books involving wild outdoor adventure. I would read a classic such as Robin Hood or The Last of the Mohicans and then spend the ensuing days consumed by the adventures created within my imagination. It’s impossible to count how many pretend bad guys or animals I’ve arrowed in my life. Needless to say, my pretend jails and dinner plates were always full. I imagine that many readers of this publication have similar experiences.

Through the Eyes of a Guide: Shooter-Spotter Relationships By Nolan Osborne

Long range hunting is a term that often elicits responses of admiration and joy, or scorn and disdain. Admittedly, for a long time, my own feelings fell largely into the latter categories. I have always

Improving Your Situation: Getting Back to Dry By Steve Opat

It is with near certainty that your great northern adventures will introduce you to a state of being wet, cold, and miserable. As we travel down the path towards becoming savvy outdoorsmen and women, we generally progress through an evolutionary process of dealing with this state. In their infancy, people often are not experienced enough to avoid getting wet – and thus cold and miserable.