Generally speaking, hunting is a surprisingly safe sport, with some data even suggesting that it’s safer than golf, volleyball, snowboarding and tackle football. With that being said, the statistics are no accident, so to speak—hunting is relatively low-risk because most of its participants take the notion of safety very seriously. Wielding a firearm of any sort comes with enormous responsibility. If you intend to load a gun, aim it and pull the trigger, you must be well-versed on firearm safety, no exceptions.Continue reading
If you’re looking to take off on a hunting trip, you’ll need to bring along plenty of gear to make it a successful one. You may have your camo gear and hunting rifle ready to go, but what happens if you land your first kill? If you plan on taking your kill home for dinner, you’ll need plenty of room in your off-road truck or Jeep and some equipment to get the job done. Some items may be more obvious than others, but, if you come unprepared, you might have to pack up early or leave your kill for the wolves to enjoy.Continue reading
Guest Post by Lisa R. Taylor
We have seen many movies with actors using the Desert Eagle for self-defense. The world that we live in is full of unexpected situations. So, even if we feel safe, anything can happen one day. Thus, having a weapon for self-defense becomes a necessity. What weapon to use to protect ourselves and our family? Many voices would say that if Desert Eagle does such a great job in the movies, it should work the same in real life, as well. This is why many people choose this model to secure their homes. Is the Desert Eagle a practical weapon for self-defense? Keep reading this article, and you will discover the answer to this question.Continue reading
Most discussions about customizing a concealed carry weapon focus on the gun. What is just as important, but rarely makes it into the discussion, is the gear that holds the firearm. No two bodies are the same, and it makes sense to alter holsters to fit the carrier.Continue reading
Guest Post by Richard Douglas
Recently, I had the opportunity to volunteer with my local Search and Rescue county and assist with training their tracking dogs.
It was an amazing experience and I am very confident in the skills of both the dogs and their handlers.
While I trust they would be able to find and rescue a person in the forest, I would never want to be in a real situation where I was the one needing rescue.
Guest Post by Josh Montgomery
Firearms are both dangerous and useful. When used correctly, they make amazing outdoor recreational activities. If misused, they can cause harm to not only you but to other people and property around you. Before using your firearm for hunting or any other activity, you should familiarize with these mistakes that could cause death, unnecessary injury and theft.Continue reading
Guest Post by Ross Burgess
If it seems to you there’s less public land available to hunt, you are correct. In many states, 97-98% of the land is privately owned. Don’t take a chance by assuming untended land is open for you to hunt, as you could run into a posted sign or a disgruntled owner.Continue reading
Shooting a handgun/pistol might appear basic to a common person. However, once you get the handgun in your hands, you realize shooting properly and accurately is never easy. There are several fundamentals, tips, exercises, and practices required before one can shoot properly.Continue reading
Guest Post by Dave Artman
Despite the fact that women seem to be more self-defense savvy than ever, the violence against them continues to be a huge societal problem. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the prevalence of violent crimes against women is rising, with about 1.11 percent of women reporting one or more violent acts in the past six months. That means that about 1.5 million women surveyed experienced some violent act in the months prior to being surveyed.Continue reading
Guest Post by Norman Bobby
If you are just starting out as a hunter, you must be confused about gun and bow hunting.
Check out this comparison of the two options and pick one that you think works the best for you: