Keep reading to get the details on my CVA Optima Northwest review. Updated 15 October 2015 In preparation for deer season this year, I recently got a new muzzleloader: a CVA Optima Northwest. Very similar to the CVA Wolf Northwest, the Optima Northwest is part of a line of muzzleloaders designed by CVA that meet
Are you on a budget? Here are some inexpensive deer hunting gear essentials. While having good equipment can sometimes make the difference between success and failure on a hunt, it's really easy to spend a bunch of money on gear these days. However, it's not necessary to spend a fortune on deer hunting gear in
Keep reading to learn all about the 6 guns every hunter should own. At their most basic level, guns are tools for hunters. Like tools in a tool box, some guns are better at various hunting tasks than others. Depending on the animals you plan on pursuing and the location where you hunt, it is often
Keep reading to learn some of my recommendations on how to be a good client on a guided hunt. Hunting with an outfitter or guide can be a great way to have the hunt of a lifetime. However, paying a guide or an outfitter does not guarantee success on a hunt. There are a
Keep reading to learn how to keep your big game hunting trip from turning into a nightmare. The unfortunate story of Walter Palmer and Cecil the Lion has been all over the news during the last couple of days. While the exact details of the hunt are still somewhat murky, it certainly appears that Mr.
Keep reading to learn some of my recommendations on how to get permission to hunt private land. One of the biggest obstacles to most hunters these days is finding a good place to hunt. Some people have access to family owned land, a hunting lease, or even some high quality public hunting land. However, getting
Ever wonder how to convert caliber to mm and vice versa? Caliber is the approximate internal diameter of the barrel on a particular firearm or the diameter of a bullet and is usually expressed in inches or millimeters. In addition to using different units of measurement, different countries sometimes use different methods of measuring caliber.
Keep reading to learn about the history and recommended uses of the .577/450 Martini-Henry. Adopted by the British Army in 1871, the .577/450 Martini-Henry was modification of the .577 Snider Cartridge that was reduced down to .45 caliber. Specifically designed to be used in the new Martini-Henry rifle, the .577/450 Martini-Henry cartridge was used by
Keep reading to learn some of my tricks on how to find public hunting land. Finding a place to hunt can be really tough these days, especially if you aren't fortunate enough to own or lease some private hunting land. However, public hunting land is another good option that doesn't cost much to hunt
Keep reading to find out my choices for the 10 best wild turkey recipes. One of the best things about turkey season is the opportunity to harvest a wild turkey and get some delicious turkey meat. Though there is not necessarily anythng wrong with farm raised turkey, it cannot compare to a wild turkey