Guns and Camo

Guns and Camo. From the basic to the advanced, we will cover the world of firearms (and maybe the occasional slingshot and air rifle) in a manner that puts hunting and in-the-field practicality first. Editorial in the name of powder, steel, and ammo. Heck yeah.

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Giving Guns as Gifts: National Shooting Sports Foundation Advice

Firearms full of hunting character and experience. Gently nicked wooden stocks and barrels bearing evidence of time afield. Guns passed along from grandparent to parent to young hunters filling the ranks. New shotguns and rifles too are given as gifts, along with wisdom to use these hunting tools safely. Sons...


Retired Game Warden Larry Case Blogs on Big Guns for Bad Bears

In 1978, Cynthia Dusel-Bacon was severely mauled by a black bear in the Yukon wilderness of Alaska. Cynthia lost both arms as a result of the attack but went on to recover; she did not have a firearm with her when the attack occurred. Like it or not, the possibility...


5 Tips for Rifle Accuracy

Editor's note: Guns and Camo guest blogger Joe Arterburn is a self-proclaimed "Plainsman," living and writing on guns, shooting and hunting from his home in Nebraska. Confidence in your rifle – and yourself – goes a long way toward shooting proficiency. Here are a handful of tips to help build...


Waterfowl Choke Tubes to Try This Season

If there is one type of hunting that I enjoy the most while hunting with a group of people, it would have to be waterfowl . From sitting in flooded timber shooting Greenheads, or laying in a cut wheat field shooting geese, it's great camaraderie. But along with the camaraderie...


Realtree Video: CVA Muzzleloaders

Check out this Realtree video on CVA muzzleloaders. CVA's muzzleloader line . More guns and shooting content. Follow us on Facebook . Bonus Read : Chad Schearer's Top 7 Tips on Black-Powder Rifle Shooting


Video: More Refuge Land for Hunting and Fishing

Have you heard? More refuge land for hunting and fishing. Breaking video news from Rated Red . New posts at Realtree.com . Follow us on Facebook .


Muzzleloader Hunting Basics

It’s time to break out the smoke pole and fill a deer tag. On my most recent trip to the shooting range, I was shocked at some of the other shooters' care and loading procedures used when shooting their in-lines. Having grown up with a father that loves the sport...


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Two New Big Game Cartridges from Federal Premium

Sure thing, you have proven big-game cartridges you use year in, year out. You're also a hunter interested in gaining just a little edge if possible. If you're a gun guy or gal, target shooting new ammunition is sometimes part of the mix — especially with coming hunts in mind...


6 Reasons Gun Hunters and Bowhunters Bicker

It’s not uncommon to hear gun hunters and bowhunters argue. I don’t condone this behavior. It’s about as useful as udders on a boar hog (or something like that). The back-and-forth banter doesn’t achieve anything but dissension. Not all hunters act this way, but sadly, some do. It’s time to...


Bowhunting Lessons For Rifle Hunters

As a guy who mostly hunts with guns, bowhunters get on my nerves. That’s right, I said it. Not all of them, but the hypocritical ones who act like using a firearm is cheating and then scamper for every new archery product that offers a technological advantage. Elitism aside, we...


Federal Premium Now Offers Its Trophy Bonded Tip as a Component Bullet

ANOKA, Minnesota - Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to announce it is now offering its popular Trophy Bonded Tip as a component bullet for handloading. The full line of competitively priced component bullets is available in six popular caliber and weight options. Shipments of the bullets are being delivered to...


NSSF Declares August National Shooting Sports Month

NEWTOWN, Conn. — There are countless celebration days and months in America, and now the shooting sports have one of their own. The National Shooting Sports Foundation has declared August to be National Shooting Sports Month, a time to celebrate one of America's great pastimes — target shooting — and...


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