Learning

Tips from the Pro: Shooting Recoil

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. That’s physics. And due to laws of physics, recoil is an issue for all shooters. Personally, I’ve had the unfortunate experience of having cervical spine surgery. Discs have been replaced with polymer and fused. A titanium plate now holds it all together—all resulting from years […]

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Tips from the Pro: Barrel Length

Barrel length is an important part of the gun’s overall balance. Longer barrels tend to make the gun more nose heavy, while shorter barrels make the gun more stock heavy. Shorter barrels are quick, and longer barrels provide for more deliberate shooting. Field guns tend to have shorter barrels than target guns. Field guns also […]

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Proper Gun Fit

Equal parts art and science, finding the right gun fit is critical to shooting success for three reasons: to adjust the gun to shoot where you look, to get the gun to shoot comfortably with no pain to the face and shoulder, to improve the gun’s overall balance. Finding the proper gun fit is an […]

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Hunting Marsh Hens Made Easy

Moorhens, or marsh hens, are medium-sized water birds that are often spotted around Brays Island Plantation. Mostly brown and black with some white markings, marsh hens make for easy hunting as they feed in plain sight on open water. “I had never hunted marsh hens until moving to the Lowcountry” says Paul Burton, partner in […]

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