A new shooter can often wonder where to begin in hunting. First off they need to attend a hunter education course to learn safety, responsibility and ethics. After completing a certification course, they are free to hunt, but where do they start?
My favorite way to kick off the hunting season is a dove hunt. My very first wingshooting experience was a dove hunt with a 16 gauge single barrel and a tobacco field. I think I managed to put three doves on the ground with two boxes of shotgun shells. At the end of the afternoon, I had a sore shoulder and a love for the fast flying birds that fly so hard they squeak.
We all know the gun range mantra of “eyes and ears” and, when we’re at the shooting range, many of us wear this protection without fail. However, it is not uncommon for a hunter to head to the woods without hearing protection in place.
When it comes to the process of making a firearm purchase, I find choosing a firearm is sometimes the easiest decision. Choosing the right holster, however, is a decision that some shooters make in haste...if they make the decision at all.
When responding to a stimulus, 80% of sensory input derives from the visual sense. This process requires the use of both sides of the brain in order function.
Concealed carry is a complicated endeavor, with all sorts of things to learn and think about in order to do it successfully. For the practical issue of how you actually strap that gun onto your body and keep it hidden unless and until it’s needed, here are five tips to get you well on your way to successful concealed carry
When talking about safety on the range or in the field, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the importance of handling their firearm safely. However, let’s discuss how paramount your shooting protection is when you’re on the range or hunting. Not all eye and ear protection are created equal when you’re browsing for your first set of safety gear or looking to replace your well-used shooting protection.
As a firearms enthusiast or competitive shooter, cleaning is a task one typically waits until your pistol needs to be cleaned. A well-maintained pistol keeps your gun looking like new, and it keeps your handgun in working order.
Team Beretta’s JJ Racaza has repeatedly ranked as one of the top 5 for USPSA and IPSC shooters, JJ holds and has broken multiple world speeding shooting records. As a former DHS Federal Agent, he held positions as a Lead Firearms Instructor, Field Training Officer, and Law Enforcement Academy Instructor.
There are four rules of gun safety that should always be followed whether that is at the range or in your home. As we will take you through the 4 Fundamental Rules of Gun Safety, it is important to establish a knowledgeable foundation and respect whenever you’re handling a firearm. The following four rules for gun safety are intended as a baseline when you are using and storing your Beretta handguns or shotguns. If you are using firearms in the presence of new shooters, children, or those with no previous experience with firearms, gun safety must always be practiced with care, and safety is at the forefront of your mind.