From sticks with sharp points to the modern cross bow weapons for hunting continue to advance. Is this advanced weaponry good for hunting? John Simeone brings his unique point of view to an age old discussion.
Everything is too easy to this generation, even hunting. Young hunters now expect tame deer to walk right out in front of them like on the Outdoor shows on TV. They are taught to take the easy shot so much that marksmanship has become a thing of the past.
I’m about to reveal to you real secrets to shooting excellence that only a few insiders know.
When you are able to call that shot you are “Getting There.” In retrospect, if I do lose a match I’m usually looking so good no one even notices
Never put 20 gauge shotgun shells into a 12 gauge gun. We all know that if you do this the smaller shell will become lodged in the barrel behind the choke.
The Buffalo Guns By John Simeone - You still only get one shot, but believe me that’s all you need.
You can use a cartridge firing black powder firearm instead of the muzzle loader type firearms, but many stick with the traditional flint lock, cap lock and the newer inline muzzle loaders by choice and just because it’s so much fun.
You should develop as much skill as you can with your rifle before you go hunting, but what do you need and how good do you have to be?
Going from tactical to practical we have three uses for buckshot, Hunting, Target, and Police. Every police car has a 12 gauge shotgun loaded with buckshot.
What is the minimum ethical hunting cartridge for White-tailed deer hunting deer? Well in some states you can hunt deer with any center fire cartridge, but this would be ridicules.
If your heading out on a pronghorn hunt in new mexico or a Texas hunt for exitics or a elk hunt in Colorado you may be thinking of a new rifle for that hunt of a life time.
Everyday there are new legislative attacks on your second amendment rights. Stay up to date here.
View videos of guns and ammo used for hunting including videos of some unusal military guns and some amazing shooters. You can also upload your own gun and ammunition videos.
Prostaff members review popular hunting guns including deer guns, turkey guns and duck guns
In combat and hunting when you pull the trigger you expect the end. Confidence in the a firearm is measured in the knowing when you pull the trigger the battle or the hunt is over.
In most cases simple quality, is the most practical advise in a hunting rifle scope. Get advice on purchasing a good rifle scope that won't break the bank.
The art of taking the running shot has been lost in political correctness, truth is few can shoot well enough to take advantage of the offhand rifle.
Choosing a Rimfire Rifle- You can get one anyway you want it but you have to own more than one
Reloading ammunition is not for everyone. There are generally two types of people who do their own reloading. The first are those who shoot a lot members of a shooting club, sporting clays, trap, skeet, sport rifle shooting, shooting competitions, hunting guides, avid hunters, or those who just want to help out their buddies.
All the major outdoor outfitters and many licensed gun shops or gunsmiths all have a ready supply of EXCELLENT used firearms – and at prices which, as compared to a new gun, will run 50 per cent or less to buy
Every hunter could benefit by knowing a few basics about ballistics. That basic understanding could mean the difference between a successful hunt and going home empty handed.
“I shot an arrow into the air, it fell to earth I know not where,” obviously Henry was and idiot...Uncle John
Uncle John Simeone discusses the effects of cryogenics on firearms and ammunition with Cajun Cryogenics owner, David Minchew.
You're out in the woods for the week or more fall/early winter deer hunt.
It's cold. You've got a steel rifle, and then after a whole day, you come
in to a warm cabin. The same thing that happens to your glasses as they
steam up, happens with a firearm. It attracts moisture, and that's a killer
for a firearm. These are expensive pieces of equipment, and if you don't
take care of them, they won't work properly - -if at all.
Stock hunting rifles come with several kinds of triggers and pull weights depending on the manufacturer. A great controversy arose over safety factors of trigger vs. mechanical safety based on the fact that on some firearms if you lighten the trigger too much the safety won't work.
Marlin continues with its rich heritage and tradition. If you can think of it Marlin probably already has it and you can bet it will be top of the line but not all that expensive making any Marlin firearm a true All American Hero.
If you are planning a western hunt for elk, mule deer, pronghorn, or even bears, it is crucial that you can shoot proficiently at long ranges. When hunting in long range situations, hunters need to prepare for shots out to ¼ mile or more.
Probably the most important and ignored factor of shotgun patterning is a clean slick barrel. This can be achieved several way from scrubbing the barrel with something like Brasso to slicking it up with Silicon spray or even STP.
The 22 magnum is a rifle that will fit into just about anyone's gun collection as it has many uses, being indeed a very interesting firearm.
From the woods of North Carolina to the Kalahari in Africa, Robert Ruark showed us the way of the proper firearm for hunting.
The money pinch has put new firearm purchases on the back burner for many hunters. The good news is it’s not hard to buy a quality deer rifle used.
There are a ton of different manufacturers and scopes out there. The selection can be overwhelming and that's only the major names in the industry. Add the custom manufacturers and outfitters, and you can drive yourself crazy making a final selection.