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.

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.

AR-15 outfitted with a SilencerCo Specwar suppressor on its muzzle.

6 Accessories to Deck Out Your AR-15

Part of the enjoyment of owning an AR-15 is decking out this versatile rifle with all sorts of goodies, here are six AR accessories that are right on target.

Leupold VX-6 3-18x.

9 Scopes that Go the Distance

Trying to zero in on a top scope? Gun Digest helps you put your crosshairs on some of the best with this look at scopes that really score bull's eyes.