Gear Review: PIG Skins Barricade Pad with Horn

Everybody shoots better when they have something soft to rest their rifle on. Competitive shooters bring all sorts of bags to the range, and hunters have been using rests — purpose-built and improvised — for centuries.  Shadow Tech, the folks who make the great PIG Saddle and tripod combo I reviewed earlier this year, have […]

Gun Review: CMMG Mk47 AKR2 Rifle in 7.62x39mm

When it comes to modularity and the ease of customization, no rifle on the market beats the AR platform. There’s a reason why it’s referred to as “the Barbie doll for grownups.” That flexibility has made it the dominant platform for a semi-automatic rifle in the US. When done well, it can also be accurate, […]

Hunting Is What You Make of It

Without a doubt, the easiest hunts I’ve had were on public land. In Pennsylvania, I sat in a tree stand in a wooded area between a series of farms. A local friend of mine told me the strategy: “Just be quiet and everyone else making all their racket will drive the deer right to you.” And […]