Prepper Guns – The Book and Why I Wrote it. By Bryce Towsley

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Every writer I know plans to write the great American Novel someday. Most spend their lives talking about it, but never getting much on paper. I decided to be different. I wrote a novel called “The 14th Reinstated” a few Continue reading Prepper Guns – The Book and Why I Wrote it. By Bryce Towsley

Mossberg’s New MMR Carbine and Firefield Optics – A Deadly Combination

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Big Workhorse Bang for Your Hunting & Shooting Buck! Where has the time gone? When I look back over my life, I see a series of mountains and valleys, each navigated, some carelessly, yet none left without my footprints… and Continue reading Mossberg’s New MMR Carbine and Firefield Optics – A Deadly Combination

Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 2: Whitetail Deer

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As a die-hard big game hunter I have often faced the decision of staying home or pursuing prey in “less than ideal” weather conditions.  I’m sure there has been a time when most have looked at the forecast prior to Continue reading Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 2: Whitetail Deer

Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 1: Mule Deer

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The weather in North Central Wyoming can tend to be fairly austere in November, and this last one was no exception. As most deer hunters know though, colder weather typically means more favorable deer hunting conditions. My hunting partner and Continue reading Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 1: Mule Deer

.458 SOCOM AR-15 Overbuild – The Ultimate Big Bore AR?

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The first time I saw a .458 SOCOM years ago I couldn’t imagine why someone would want one. A heavy recoiling AR-15 with limited magazine capacity – what’s the point? Now I laugh at myself and consider my former opinion Continue reading .458 SOCOM AR-15 Overbuild – The Ultimate Big Bore AR?

Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 2

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Opening day for Indiana deer season hadn’t gone like I’d envisioned it. Our hunting party had lost a deer, the weather wasn’t what I’d expected – you’ll want to read part one of this Indiana deer hunt story to see Continue reading Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 2

Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 1

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Deer hunting in the Hoosier state has been a father and son tradition for me since 2008. I shot my first deer that year, a 10pt buck. It feels like yesterday and I’m amazed at how far I’ve come as Continue reading Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 1

Some welcome news for hunters and shooters in Washington State

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Three weeks ago in Spokane, hunters, business leaders, conservation organizations, retailers, tourism experts and chambers of commerce all came together to cut the ribbon on the newest state chapter of the award-winning Hunting Works For America program. Make no mistake, Continue reading Some welcome news for hunters and shooters in Washington State

Gorillas Chasing Hogs – The Holy Grail of Hog Hunting? Gorilla Ammunition 208 Grain Subsonic Results

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It’s about midnight Friday, Labor Day weekend in West Texas and I’m about to blow a great shot. My buddy Jared and I are in a huge 190 acre field of dry hay stubble parched after the harvest. Using thermal Continue reading Gorillas Chasing Hogs – The Holy Grail of Hog Hunting? Gorilla Ammunition 208 Grain Subsonic Results

300 Black(Bear)Out – Taking Down Black Bears with the Barnes Bullets 120 Grain VOR-TX 300 Blackout

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I wasn’t the first to jump on the 300 Blackout bandwagon. And bear hunting was just something on my list to do when I met Brett Throckmorton. I asked him about his experience using 300 Blackout on hogs. “We should Continue reading 300 Black(Bear)Out – Taking Down Black Bears with the Barnes Bullets 120 Grain VOR-TX 300 Blackout