Pretty Gun

Pretty Gun

By Joe Schwenke “I could never take this gun out hunting; it’s just too pretty.” I fail to hold back the chuckle of laughter this line causes in me every time I hear it. Usually, the firearm in question is a fine-quality shotgun built to handle well...
Adult Onset Hunter

Adult Onset Hunter

By Jen Davis I stumbled, rather abruptly, into the world of hunting about nine years ago. As a 30-year-old mother of one, my interest in food (what was in it, where it came from, who had touched it and why) began to plague my thoughts. I became interested, first, in...
Throwback: Take Bite Out of Recoil

Throwback: Take Bite Out of Recoil

This article originally appeared in the May 2002 Michigan Out-of-Doors magazine. By Larry Lyons  Vanity is a strange thing. No one enjoys pain, yet in the name of machismo we sit down at the shooting bench with ‘Ol Thunder Whacker, get battered unmercifully; and come...
Ending the Silence on Suppressors

Ending the Silence on Suppressors

  By Chris Lamphere It’s a dramatic portrayal we’ve all witnessed countless times in television and movies — a mysterious, black-clad operative slinks through hostile territory, picking off unsuspecting foes one at a time using a pistol affixed with a muzzle...