Author Archives: Doug Howlett

Doug Howlett

About Doug Howlett

Doug Howlett is an award-winning editor and writer and the former editor-in-chief of Gun Digest The Magazine. He has written about guns and hunting for nearly 20 years in which time he has written hundreds of articles on the subjects and authored a book on AR-15s.

Journalists, policemen, and emergency services in the street of the shooting, a few hours after the January 2015 attack. Photo by Thierry Caro

Terrorism: One More Reason to Carry

There is a lot to be concerned about when it comes to terrorism and the manner in which many recent terror acts have been carried out around the globe. Concealed carry is a practical solution.

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Modern Shooter – TV With a Bang!

Modern Shooter television is a program designed to share the how-to skills and behind-the-scenes views of the firearms world like nothing seen anywhere else.

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Gallery: 5 New Defensive Ammo Choices

Buy the best carry handgun you can afford and it’s still only as good as the ammo you load it with. When it comes to self defense, it’s important to trust that your ammunition will do the job. Here are five defensive ammo loads you can trust your life to.

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Responsibility: The Concealed Carry Permit

I still remember the tingly feeling that coursed through my body that day my concealed carry permit arrived in the mail. I held the small rectangle of paper in my hand with equal parts excitement and nervousness.

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Eight Ammo-Worthy Targets

There's nothing like a little trigger time to put a smile on your face. Here are some sweet targets to make shooting more fun and improve your skills.