Most deer hunters are aware that nutrition plays an important role in antler development. I’m sure most hunters would also say they are generally concerned with the overall health of the deer herd where they hunt. However, not much ink in magazines is dedicated to maintaining healthy doe populations.
How did you get into hunting? For me and my family, it is all thanks to my Grandpa, Art. Grandpa decided to pass it down to my dad, who passed it down to me and my siblings, and now I am passing it down to my two-year-old son. What if my Grandpa Art decided to not share his hunting heritage with his kids? We would have exponentially grown into a bunch of non-hunting families.
Over the course of time, the phenomenon of growing antlers has fascinated humans. This is for good reason, though. The process by which antlers grow is truly mind boggling when we slow down to consider the steps an individual buck or bull must go through to produce a set of antlers.
Whether winning means climbing the podium or just having a great time, competition season is a sure way to get your blood pumping. If you want to make sure you’re ready when you hear “shooter ready?” we’ve got the tips, tricks, and advice to get in shooting shape this season.
December 12, 2020 started for me with having to use my brand-new snow blower for the first time since moving up to Wisconsin from North Carolina, a state where the mere threat of snow shut down life as we knew it. That morning, Vortex Edge™ was set to host its first ever USPSA match and after I spent an hour or so blowing snow off my driveway, I made my way in.
Rifle fit is paramount for accuracy and a positive shooting experience. The less you force and think about during the shooting process, the better you focus on the fundamentals of marksmanship, executing the most accurate shot possible. Refining fit variables to make your firearm an extension of your body, not something you have to fight, will make you a better shooter.