It’s a common debate, especially among first-time shotgun buyers. Should you go with a 12 gauge or a 20 gauge shotgun? In this article, let’s look at the benefits of each caliber and why you might select one over the other.
What is MOA and How to Use It
If you participate in target shooting or hunting with a scope, you need to understand MOA or minute-of-angle. This number can help you understand a rifle’s accuracy, and it’s also important if you want to “zero in” a scope. It might seem complex, but this is actually a simple measurement that makes shooting more fun and rewarding.
What Are Soft Point Bullets?
Popular among riflemen and women, soft point bullets are one of the most common bullets out there today. In this article, we’ll explore why you might use them and what exactly makes a soft point bullet, a soft point.
.223 vs. .270 Winchester
A side-by-side analysis that compares the benefits of .223 versus those of the .270 Winchester caliber.
Homemade Duck Calls – A How To Guide
There’s just something about tackling it yourself, right? In this guide, Taylor will walk you through how to create a homemade duck call. Who knows, you might have just the touch to bring them in the next time you’re out in the field hunting.
Duck Decoy Spreads – Where to Put Your Decoys
Decoy placement can be a game-changer during your next hunt. Putting your “bait” in the right spot can deliver a lot of opportunities if you follow some tried-and-true approaches like the tactics we lay out below.
Lead vs. Steel Shot
It’s not a switch a lot of hunters were happy about – moving from lead shot to steel. No matter how you feel about the regulation, if you want to hunt legally, you’re going to have to adapt to using more steel pellets in your shotgun ammo. Read on to find out how you can adapt and why supporters say less lead shot is necessary.
Why and How to Use Shotgun Chokes
Shotgun chokes are a great way to tailor your 12 gauge or 20 gauge loads to a precise pattern. Having this sort of customization can be a huge resource whether you’re looking to hunt ducks at a distance or a larger game relatively close-by.