Long-Range Shooting

dry firing

Video: Dry Firing in Field Conditions

When it comes to dry firing with a rifle, the practice should be as much about learning to acclimate to field conditions as it’s learning about a rifle’s idiosyncrasies.

The 28 Nosler promises to be the most powerful 7mm round out there.

Pushing the Limits with the 28 Nosler

A year ago, Nosler introduced its first namesake cartridge – the blistering hot 26 Nosler. Now the company has grown its family to include the most powerful 7mm round available today.

The Swarovski STR 80 isn't just another spotting scope. With an illuminated reticle and first focal plane subtensions, the optics is engineered to get shooters on target lightning fast.

Swarovski Optik Unveils New STR 80 Spotting Scope

Long-distance shooters searching for a spotting scope might find everything they want and more in Swarovski's new optic. With illuminated reticle with first focal plane subtensions, the STR 80 is engineered to get shooter on target fast, no matter the distance.

Sure, the right rifle has a lot to do with tearing the heart out of the 10 ring, but just as important ammunition. Loading match bullets helps get the most out of your precision equipment.

Match Bullets, Accuracy in a Box

A precision rifle is half the equation when it comes to accuracy. The other half, top-notch ammo. There are a few things, however, that must be kept in mind when loading ammunition that will knock the heart out of the 10 ring.

The ability to read the wind in long range is probably more important than shooting ability. At 1,000 yards the slightest change of wind speed or value will put you out of the 10 ring.

Test Your Marksman Skills with Long-Range Shooting

Dick Jones won the North State Regional 1,000 Yard Championship at Camp Butner, N.C., two consecutive years. The competitive shooter relays some of the tricks, tips and considerations of high-performance long-range shooting.