Guns and Camo

Guns and Camo. From the basic to the advanced, we will cover the world of firearms (and maybe the occasional slingshot and air rifle) in a manner that puts hunting and in-the-field practicality first. Editorial in the name of powder, steel, and ammo. Heck yeah.

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Kids and Guns: The Modern Approach

My brother called a few weeks ago, seeking a positive method for introducing a 10-year-old girl to shooting. I know as much about 10-year-old girls as I know about Indonesian currency. For those of you who don’t receive sarcasm, that’s not much. But I do know a little something about...


Kids and Guns: The Traditional Approach

Teaching kids about hunting and firearms can be tough . So there's something to be said for the modern approach to educating youth on firearms. While I agree with many of its methods, I go about things a bit differently. These days, kids receive instant gratification in everything they do...


Hunting is Safer than Bowling

When I was a kid, I remember adults talking about how “dangerous” hunting was . “Go do something safe like playing soccer or riding your bike,” they said. Well, it turns out that a person is 43 times more likely to be injured bicycle riding than hunting, and 54 times...


Packing Handguns on Hunts

I’m asked quite often if I carry a handgun while hunting. My facial expression generally gives the answer before my mouth does. Whether hunting out west in the mountains, or walking a small stand of timber here in Michigan, I'm usually strapped . In today's society, I feel much safer...


Welcome To Guns And Camo

Today I have the pleasure of introducing you all to the new Guns and Camo blog. As you might suspect, this blog is all about firearms. The primary focus is about hunting with guns—handguns, rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders. We'll cover them all...and maybe even add in a few other fun projectile-firing...


5 Awesome Trail Guns

One morning in mid-June I stopped by my cabin to grab my fishing gear. When I sat my tackle on edge of the shack’s porch, I was startled by sudden commotion 6 inches from my hand. Instinctively I lurched back just as six fat feet of diamondback rattlesnake showed me...


What Your Rifle Says About You: Barrett 99

Barrett 99 .50 BMG You trust everyone, but you cut the cards anyway. You don’t really believe there will be a zombie apocalypse, but nothing’s wrong with being prepared—and besides, it’s kind of fun. You're not afraid to argue your convictions when you go to a party in the city;...


YHM Hunt Ready Camo 200 Rifle

Perhaps you haven’t heard of the Yankee Hill Machine company of Florence, Mass., but the precision machine shop has been producing parts for the defense of our nation since 1951. Now it’s building great AR-rifles that feature their own custom look—a luxury it can provide because it builds its own...


S&W M&P 10 Camo: An AR for Hunters

I wish I had stock in Smith and Wesson. Publically traded, its Military and Police (M&P) line of handguns and rifles are bullish. Law Enforcement agencies are signing contracts for more guns, and competitive shooters have fully embraced them for their handling, accuracy and no-BS features. Now the company is...


Are Gun Owners D-Bags? One S.C. Store Owner Thinks So

Recently the owner of Backstreets Pub and Deli in Clemson, S.C ., posted a sign on his business’ door that said the following: “NO CONCEALED WEAPONS ALLOWED. If you are such a loser that you feel a need to carry a gun with you when you go out, I do...


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