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Ultimate Guide To Pheasant Hunting

Ultimate Guide To Pheasant Hunting

The 18 top Pheasant shooting tips you need to know   Shooting game birds is one of the most enjoyable forms of hunting in my opinion, and shooting Pheasants is one of the most fun game birds to shoot. Pheasant shooting is a great introduction into hunting for...

Smart Slide Glock Review

Smart Slide Glock Review

Radetec ‘s Digital Round-Count Display   At the end of the day a firearm only really needs to shoot straight and not fail you when you need it. However, we know that firearms can do more than that nowadays and Radetec are one of those companies that are pushing...

Mossberg Patriot 308 Review

Mossberg Patriot 308 Review

The best budget hunting rifle you can buy   I own two Mossberg Patriot rifles (the Predator and the Vortex Combo), which I will concentrate most of the article on but they are effectively the same gun so I will try not to repeat myself too much when taking a...

How To Tie a Clove Hitch Knot

How To Tie a Clove Hitch Knot

10 easy steps to tying a double hitch knot   This is a widely used knot, from bushcraft, to climbing, to sailing. It is so simple that it can be done with one hand, which is one of its main advantages and is what makes it a classic outdoor knot that you need to...

Best Hunting Rifles

Best Hunting Rifles

The Top 10 most accurate rifles for hunting   There is no rifle that is perfect for every hunter, and you will not see all the top hunters using the same rifle. This is because all humans are different, with different sized hands, arm length, and strength. There...

Guide To Remington Shotguns

Guide To Remington Shotguns

The 5 Remington shotguns you must own   I have owned many Remington guns from their range of handguns, rifles, and shotguns. Whilst they are all excellent, I just think their Shotguns have a little extra magic about them.   Guide to Remington Shotguns  ...

Alive After The Fall Review

Alive After The Fall Review

Alive After the Fall is one of the most controversial, yet interesting products that we have come across online! Written by Alexander Cain, it claims to provide some of the best survival solutions in the event of natural disasters or pandemics, as well as a complete...

Ravin Crossbows Review

Ravin Crossbows Review

Are Ravin Crossbows worth the money   If you have even just a passing interest in crossbows, you will have likely heard of Ravin. They are a premier brand, that demands respect from even the most experienced crossbow hunters. Yes, Ravin Crossbows are relatively...

How To Field Dress a Deer

How To Field Dress a Deer

The 10 steps you must take to properly field dress your deer   Congratulations you have killed your first deer, and now you have a lot of delicious lean meat for you to tuck into. However, your job is not done so don’t crack open a beer just yet.   Reporting...

Ultimate Guide to Long Range Hunting

Ultimate Guide to Long Range Hunting

Everything you need to know to take out game at 1000 yards   It is no more or no less ethical to hunt and kill and animal with a bow and arrow at 30 yards or killing an animal with a precision rifle at 1000 yards. Hunting is about skill levels, experience, and...

Best Semi-Auto Shotguns

Best Semi-Auto Shotguns

The Top 10 best semi-automatic shotguns you can buy   Shotguns are great guns for all occasions, from a beginner user, home defense, hunting, tactical usage, and sport. The semi-automatic shotgun takes the standard shotgun and pump action shotgun to the next...

Ultimate Guide to the “300 Win Mag”

Ultimate Guide to the “300 Win Mag”

The .300 Win Mag is probably one of the most famous cartridges on the planet. It is a true all rounder that can provide you with long range accuracy but also stop a large animal up close and personal. It might not be the best cartridge out there in every situation,...

Roger’s Sporting Goods Review

Roger’s Sporting Goods Review

Why you should shop at Rogers Sporting Goods?   If you are into hunting, then you will have surely heard of Rogers Sporting Goods. They have everything you need for a successful hunt.   Who are Rogers Sporting Goods   They are a family-owned hunting...

Track Of The Wolf Review

Track Of The Wolf Review

How to buy and service Muzzle loading guns   If you have an interest in starting or building a catalogue of traditional firearms, then Track Of The Wolf is one of the best places to start. In their own words: “Celebrating 49 years in business. Our customers say...

The Schofield Revolver

The Schofield Revolver

A brief history of the Smith & Wesson Model 3   If you have ever seen a Western movie, then you will have seen the Schofield Revolver. It is famous in the movie world but also in real life.   The Schofield Revolver at the movies   Like I have said...

Best Boning Knives

Best Boning Knives

The Top 10 Best Boning Knives You Can Buy   Whether you are a professional chef, amateur cook, butcher, homesteader, or hunter… a boning knife is an indispensable part of your knife collection. For example, hunters of medium to large animals need to process the...

Best Binoculars for Hunting

Best Binoculars for Hunting

The top 10 best hunting binoculars   As all us hunters know, hunting is harder than it looks. It requires a great deal of skill, experience, patience, and dare I say it… luck. With this in mind you are wise to take advantage of every piece of kit you can to...

How to Sharpen an Axe

How to Sharpen an Axe

You should look after all your tools, but you should definitely look after your axe. A dull axe isn’t just an annoyance, it can be damn right dangerous. If a dull blade does not lodge for a clean cut, but instead glances off the piece of wood you are aiming at then...

The Ultimate Guide to Turkey Hunting

The Ultimate Guide to Turkey Hunting

A step by step guide to Turkey hunting   Hunting is an often-misunderstood sport or lifestyle. It is a great way to learn a skill, spend time in nature, spend time with friends, get a feel of how our ancestors lived, but you will only get true satisfaction if you...

Best Night Vision Scopes

Best Night Vision Scopes

The Top 10 best night vision scopes to buy   Night vision scopes have come a long way over the years. When I was younger, they were either too expensive, or they were utter crap. That is not the case nowadays, as there is a huge range of night vision scopes of...