Weaver vs Picatinny Rails: How to know which you have

Weaver vs Picatinny Rails: How to know which you have

At one point, I didn’t know the difference between the two and ran into trouble trying to put a scope on my rifle. I’ll help you understand the differences. Picatinny accessories generally don’t fit on a Weaver rail, but Weaver accessories do fit on Picatinny rails. The civilian design of a Weaver rail has .18-inch…

Mosin Nagant Recoil – It’s like getting kicked by a mule

Mosin Nagant Recoil – It’s like getting kicked by a mule

I Love the Mosin Nagant. It’s my favorite military surplus rifle. My favorite model is the classic 91/30. In high school, I convinced my friends to buy Mosins when they were still pretty cheap. The Mosin Nagant is known for a hard recoil, but the recoil differs on some designs. The perception of harsh recoil…

Hunting Coyotes at Night: My guide to consistent success

Hunting Coyotes at Night: My guide to consistent success

The ultimate hide and seek, nighttime coyote hunting is a game like no other. As something I recently got into myself, I will share with you what I’ve learned along the way. Nighttime coyote hunting is done with either spotlight, thermal scopes, or night vision scopes. You’ll need to know your shooting distance in the…

6.5 Creedmoor: Is it REALLY enough for hunting bull elk?

6.5 Creedmoor: Is it REALLY enough for hunting bull elk?

I’m no stranger to ballistic battles and ammo arguments. With all the research and experience I have, I’m usually on the winning side. Still, sometimes I am proven wrong or learn new things. In the past few years, I’ve found myself carrying lighter and smaller calibers every time I’m in the woods. The 6.5 Creedmoor…

The Mosin Nagant’s 7.62 x 54R Cartridge: 11 things to know

The Mosin Nagant’s 7.62 x 54R Cartridge: 11 things to know

7.62x54R Has Been in Continued Military use for 130 Years It was first developed in 1891, in an attempt to create a repeating smokeless powder rifle that would be able to hold its own on the battlefield against the early Mauser designs of the 1870s and 1880s. The bolt-action repeating design was new technology and…

Coyote Hunting Gear: Buyer’s guide and my exact gear list

Coyote Hunting Gear: Buyer’s guide and my exact gear list

The sheer amount of gear marketed to predator hunters is intimidating, confusing, and hard to sort through. I’ve teamed up with a group of coyote hunters to bring you the best gear, recommended through years of fields testing. The most essential gear for hunting coyotes is a rifle, camo, and a predator call. If you…

Michigan Coyote Hunting Guide: Laws, tips, and where to hunt

Michigan Coyote Hunting Guide: Laws, tips, and where to hunt

I started hunting coyotes in Michigan when I was 12 years old. Technology has changed, but the heart of the hunt remains unchanged. Before you get started, you need to know the rules; what’s legal and what’s not. In Michigan, coyotes are hunted both day and night with mostly small caliber rifles but sometimes shotguns…