Shot Variance: What Went Wrong?

Shot Variance: What Went Wrong?

Shot Variance: What Went Wrong? by Glen Stilson Here in Arizona it’s no small feat to get drawn for a good hunt in our big game tag lottery. A rifle deer tag may only happen once every few years, sometimes longer, and once drawn there are not many hunters that I know...
Shot Positioning for a Clean Kill

Shot Positioning for a Clean Kill

Shot Positioning for a Clean Kill by Glen Stilson I remember by first big game kill very clearly in my mind. My dad and I had put the sneak on a small group of elk in the middle of an open field, and now they weren’t more than 150 yards away. From behind the...
The Importance of Dope

The Importance of Dope

The Importance of Dope by Glen Stilson  When I head to the shooting range for some practice or out into the field for a hunt, I always make sure I bring my dope. No, I’m not talking about the much debated green leafy plant; I’m talking about D.O.P.E., or ‘Data on...
Slumberjack Carbine 2500

Slumberjack Carbine 2500

Slumberjack Carbine 2500 by Glen Stilson I am always on the hunt for the perfect pack: something that is small enough to carry all day over varied terrain, but large enough to pack all of my gear. It also needs to be lightweight and fully adjustable so that it’s...
Setting Up For Success

Setting Up For Success

Setting Up For Success Glen Stilson When I was learning how to shoot a rifle as a young child, I remember being told, “Hurry up and take your time.” It’s a concept that I still use today when I need to make a good, clean shot or when I’m teaching others the...