CZ’s New 557 Eclipse Delivers Solid Performance at a Reasonable Price
by Mike Dickerson
CZ’s goal with the Eclipse was to distill the 557 down to its basics while retaining the same good barreled action in a package with a more affordable price tag. After putting an Eclipse chambered in 308 Win. through its paces, I would say that CZ has succeeded admirably.
Last Frontier Bison: Hunting Alaska’s Largest Land Mammal
by Jordan Voigt
It was the sixth day of an Alaska bison hunt that had thrown numerous challenges at us requiring an ever-evolving plan; we’d blown through Plans A, B, and C and were currently throwing a Hail Mary as our days afield came to a close.
Straight Pull Safari with the Strasser RS14 Evolution
by Jeff Cramblit
When you’re traveling halfway around the world for the hunt of a lifetime, you need to consider exactly what rifle to choose, especially when you are planning to hunt a variety of game. I own several rifles in my personal collection, unfortunately, most are not ideal for African plains game
Farther into the Night: My Journey into Night Vision and Thermal Optics – Bering Optics Super Hogster
by Steve Gaspar
This article is the second of two on thermal optics. In part one I discussed night vision, how I decided to invest in thermal optics, and profiled the iRay MH25 thermal scanner. In this article, I cover the Bering Optics Super Hogster thermal riflescope.
I work with youth and competitive sport shooting and often get the opportunity to hunt with them during the waterfowl season. In my state, we have a youth waterfowl opener that is a week ahead of the annual opening day. My good friend Scott offered that he had a young hunter, so we began to prepare for that first hunt.
Western hunting is full of one of a kind opportunities, animals, and scenery. From sprawling wilderness areas to backyard hunts and everything in between, there’s something to suit every hunter’s taste. While the opportunities abound, there are also unique challenges and dangers that need to be prepared for to fully enjoy these outdoor adventures. Here are a few lessons I had to learn the hard way, hopefully they will be of some value to you and keep you from having to experience them or something similar in the future….
…earlier that day my friend and guide, Marc, had set up a 10-inch steel plate at 350 yards, and after dialing the brand-new VX-5HD scope to the appropriate setting, I’d rung the plate several times in a row….
About the author:True Pearce is the Managing Editor at GunsAmerica. He’s a competitive shooter, hunter, instructor & attorney. You can see and follow his adventures on Instagram. @true1911 https://www.instagram.com/true1911/