The official blog of Jennifer L.S. Pearsall, editor for Gun Digest books.
Don’t let this gun’s girly label fool you. The Savage Model 11/111 has a lot to offer for any young shooter, male or female.
The Harrington & Richardson Superlight Handi-Rifle Compact is a well-designed fit for the youngest hunters, as well as one that’s simple and safe to use.
Youth Deer Gun, Setup No. 4–Not all deer will walk under your treestand and let you take a poke at 25 yards. Nope, those “other” deer, better known as the mule deer of the western plains, require a much different rig than their skittish cousins of the hardwoods.
Marlin 336W I started shooting late in life, my mid-20s, and went through some growing pains acquiring guns that were right for me. I missed a couple “rights of passage” guns along the way, including a Daisy Red Ryder BB gun and a Remington 870 pump. One gun I did not miss out on, though, [...]
Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Compact For every Ford owner there’s a Chevy owner, as there is Winchester to Remington. If you’re a fan of the Model 70 action and want your kids to follow in your footsteps, then the Model 70 Featherweight Compact is an optimum choice. I’ll be upfront, this gun isn’t on the [...]
After taking a poll on Facebook about what my readers would like to see me tackling on this Gun Digest blog, I got a thorough weigh-in on the want for complete hunting setups—gun, ammo, optics and accessories. I also took a pulse on just exactly what types of setups everyone wanted to see, and given [...]
Either something’s terribly amiss with the tides and the moon or The New York Times is starting to appear neutral in some of its reporting. I hit the Science section of today’s online paper and found an article relating the possibility of the Yellowstone bison herd being culled (at least in part) by hunters, rather [...]
I comb through the major newspapers everyday, but rarely do I read through more than the headline, subhead, and first paragraph of anything related to guns when the articles are generated by the primary media outlets. There are just too many things they get wrong and too much bias, and reading through their pieces [...]
So I was cruising through my Facebook page looking for something interesting besides deer kills, and lo and behold, I came across a little gem someone had posted about hunters getting the heave-ho from public hunting grounds. The headline in the post of a U.S. News & World Report link read, “Obama Pushing Shooters Off [...]
It was just another ordinary day at the office … .