The Gear

Zeroing Your Scope

After years of talking about it, my buddy finally took his hunter safety course and bought that first rifle, the .22. His mind was made up from the get go that he was going to buy a bolt-action, so he ended up with a Marlin XT-22. He had a ton of fun the first time […]

Shooting Rests

I have recently been faced with a conundrum. In the past, I have done the majority of my hunting in dense enough forest that range never tested my marksmanship. As I’ve been expanding out into the plains, this has become more of an issue. I am not a bad shot by any means, I think […]

The .22, Everyone’s First Rifle

A good friend of mine recently, after years of talk, finally went through his hunter’s safety course. We’ve been talking about hunting together for as long as I’ve known him, but like many people I know, he found the idea interesting and exciting, but didn’t have a lot of follow through. After a few drinks […]