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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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...


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...


Joe Arterburn's 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...


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...


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...


Traditions Performance Firearms Announces "GO HUNT GIVEAWAY"

Want to win free stuff? How about a cool muzzleloader? Might be worth entering this contest . . . Realtree partner Traditions is participating in the GO HUNT GIVEAWAY worth nearly $4,000. This prize package includes a Traditions Vortek StrikerFire muzzleloader . The Traditions Vortek StrikerFire will be among the...


Featured Gun: The Daniel Defense Ambush .308 in Realtree Xtra

The Daniel Defense Ambush .308 in Realtree Xtra is the new benchmark for anyone demanding an accurate, fast-handling, hard-hitting platform capable of taking down any North American big-game animal. Built from the ground up, this rifle has been engineered to help you harvest that trophy with the precision and dependability...


New 28-Gauge Shotgun Loads from Federal Ammunition

We're making ready for the upcoming hunting season these days. As always, new ammunition gets some of our attention. We wonder: Will it help us shoot better than our go-to load? And thinking about this in the off-season adds to the anticipation. On this note, Federal Ammunition has added three...


Buying an AR-15: Understanding Barrel Twist

There are a lot of important factors that you should consider when it comes to buying an AR-15: Would the barrel's twist rate be one of them? Well it should be, and here’s why. What is rifling? Rifling grooves are machined into the gun’s barrel. These grooves engage the bullet’s...


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