Thompson/Center NorthWest Explorer

There is something truly therapeutic about a day at the range.  Whether it is the paring of one’s focus from the myriad trappings of modern life down to the simple fundamentals of marksmanship or simply the act of being outside, a range day never ceases to exert...

Coyote Day Trip

The look pasted upon both of our faces was nearly identical.  The appearance of comfortable contentment was, in a flash, replaced with mild panic.  And the cause of the transition between the two states should have been obvious and expected, as clues had been present...

Firearms Safety, Every Time

As is often the case, it is tragedy which makes us revisit those fundamental rules designed to, ideally, prevent it.  Sadly, it is the untimely, accidental passing of a Brother Warrior that motivates me to pen (or type, as the case may be) some thoughts on firearms...

North American Rescue Casualty Response Kit

I’ll admit this is not generally the most popular topic to broach.  Most people seek out blogs for their flowery presentation or the benignly informative content therein.  They are looking to be regaled with stories of fantastic hunts past or how to plan same. ...

The Girlie Gun

I am not sure I was able to wipe the smile from my face during the entirety of the trip home.  After one day afield with a rifle chambered in Hornady’s .17HMR, I was sold. I am generally a purist when it comes to taking game.  That is, I’m much less about...