The perfect shotgun

The perfect shotgun

By Andy Duffy As epiphanies go, mine wasn’t much. It was just the realization that someone must be smiling down on me. And besides that higher power, I’m guessing, I had the heirs of one F.J.L. to thank. It was probably they, perfidious souls who...

What you need to know about Hunting with Suppressors

By Scott Crawford Michigan Out-of-Doors Firearms columnist Scott Crawford draws on first-hand experience to lay out the factors you’ll want to consider for hunting with a suppressor, now that it’s legal in Michigan.  This article appears in the Fall 2016...

Firearm Maintenance

By Scott Crawford “Take care of your tools and your tools will take care of you,” my grandpa would tell me. This simple advice would be repeated throughout my youth. It did not matter if he was talking about his lawn mower, power tools, or a simple hammer. Years...
Marksmanship: A perishable skill

Marksmanship: A perishable skill

By Scott Crawford Marksmanship is a motor skill. A motor skill is a function which involves the precise movement of muscles with the intent to perform a specific act. A motor skill is also perishable. Similar to fitness, it takes consistent training to improve or...