Author Archives: Doug Howlett

Doug Howlett

About Doug Howlett

Doug Howlett is an award-winning editor and writer who currently serves as 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.

Piers Morgan

Hasta La Vista Piers Morgan

From boorish behavior to anti-gun diatribes, Piers Morgan rubbed Americans the wrong way from day one. Mercifully his run on cable news has come to an end with airing of his final show.

Defensive shotgun ammunition

Bet Your Life on It! Defensive Shotgun Ammunition

To get everything out of a smooth bore when it matters most means feeding it the right loads. Here’s some top choices for defensive shotgun ammunition certain to come through in the most dire situations.

Should kids still be allowed to play with toy guns?

Should Kids Play With Toy Guns?

Nowadays toy guns can be a touchy subject, which begs the question: As gunowners and parents teaching our kids to respect firearms, should children today be allowed to play with toy guns?

Walther PPQ M2

Handgun Review: Walther PPQ M2

Smooth shooting and beautifully engineered, the German-made Walther PPQ M2 handgun strikes the perfect balance between form and function.

Lyman TargDots Duelist Competition Target.

6 Targets that Make Shooting a Blast

Tired of punching holes in paper when you go shooting? Here's the answer! From kinetic targets to shooting games, these six targets are certain to make your time behind the trigger much more fun, while still sharpening your skills.

Ruger LC-380

Handguns: Today’s Top Carry Options

Fun and easy to shoot and even easier to keep hidden from prying eyes or tipping your hand to would-be thugs, these six new and recent models on the scene are worth a serious look next time you’re in the market for a defensive sidearm.

Multitasker Series 3

6 Handy Tools for Shooters

Stuff needs adjustments and has a way of breaking at the worse times—even guns. From the bench to the range, these are the tools that will keep you shooting.