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There’s no other way to put it: Summer hunting is a grind, particularly if you chase birds on public land. Doves, geese and for today’s purposes, early-season teal, means getting…
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Going on an elk hunt for the first time was literally a dream come true. I grew up in the South, so elk hunting wasn’t even an option. The idea of  chasing…
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Tips on hunting dog training may vary from handler to handler; however, one constant when it comes to pre-season training is this: realistic situations matter.  The more realistic you can make…
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Good shotgun sling techniques provide for both fast deployment and a safe, secure carry of your firearm. In this video, Jeremy Stafford discusses his favorite techniques for slinging long guns equipped with a…
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When it comes to prepping your dog for upland game hunts and duck season, there definitely exist some fundamental principles to hunting dog training. Don't get me wrong; training your…
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A survival kit and a first aid kit are about as far apart as the earth and the sun. And that’s a hard truth I had to establish in my…
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In order to prepare for elk hunting, you're going to have to train more pre-hunt than you have for any other hunt. I’ve been told by those who hunt high…
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Wondering how to manage and use recoil to your advantage? After you get your stance just right, watch this quick tip from Jeremy Stafford, demonstrating how you can be faster and more effective by…
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Elk hunting is great no matter how you do it. That's me below. The first time I ever went elk hunting. It was in southern Colorado. I was in awe…
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Stance with a shotgun may start with the feet, but when done properly, it involves the entire body up to and including a firm cheek-weld.  Watch as Jeremy Stafford shares…
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Finding the right youth gun is only one part of the process of shooting with kids. Finding the right targets to match the moment keeps shooting sports fun and holds…
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The Mossberg pump-action shotgun has a distinctive sound when the action is racked. For many that sound is the reason they keep a shotgun for home defense. But sound alone…
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Would you like to practice shooting birds and breaking clay targets all from the comfort of your couch? We’ve found the perfect online resource that lets you do exactly that.…
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Before you watch this short video just know this: buying a gun online is completely legal. Let’s start with that premise, because it’s the truth. There are a host of myths…
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How to Sight A Rifle. Quickly. Finding time to get the range to sight in a rifle can be tough, right? The best intentions always fall victim to a job that…
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Whether you are a hobby shooter or someone that carries professionally, chances are you’ve been exposed to the rules of firearm safety. While these rules provide the foundation for firearm…
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Locating turkeys with shock calls is the perfect way to get a tom to gobble without giving up your position. And no, we are not covering how to make the…
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It sure would be nice if there was some way to take a stable shooting bench and sandbag rests with us for every shot we took in the field. But…
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Turkey hunting early season strutters is no doubt a challenge. Today on this segment of Mossberg's Rugged American Hunter, Jason Cruise and Kirk Whitmore combine nearly 90 years of turkey…
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Turkey calling and mirroring a hen simply comes down to realism. Today on the Mossberg Minute, Jason Cruise, producer of Mossberg's Rugged American Hunter, covers a quick turkey calling tip…
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There’s lot’s of people that can shoot their guns, but shooting is only a piece of the tactical puzzle. To manipulate or "run your gun" is what separates pros from…
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Gunsite: Not only for personal defense training...hunters welcome! Recently, Mossberg hosted a group of writers at the famed Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Ariz. Their missions: to wring out the Mossberg Patriot…
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Well of course I’m going to say great things about the 590A1, it’s the Mossberg Blog, right? Well yes, but here’s the thing: I carried the 590A1 for months in Iraq.…
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Turkey scouting is something we all know we should do, but we also know we rarely do it. It’s a matter of sheer time. It’s hard to find the time…
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Is The Ultimate Turkey Gun A Myth? Turkey guns are truly a work of art, if you ask a veteran turkey hunter that is! A real turkey hunter will tell…
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Turkey Calling. Just saying the phrase brings up a ton of theories about how to call turkeys. And that's what we love about turkey hunting: there's a variety of strategies…
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There's nothing that compares to being in the vortex of a snow goose tornado, as seen in the latest episode of The Hunger.   Watch as Josh Dahlke heads to Arkansas with…
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Minute of Angle (M.O.A.) is possibly one of the most misused and misunderstood terms in the everyday-shooter’s lexicon. Some will immediately spout M.O.A., “that’s an inch at 100yards.” Close enough…
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Hunting gear is not cheap. Every hunter knows that full well. In fact, I could have bought a gun, clothes, and a treestand for what I’m paying just to get…
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Late season deer hunting is a season unto itself. For many deer hunters, passion for the pursuit is waning, especially if a man hasn’t filled his tag. The weather is…
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Hunting sea ducks has always been a bucket list trip for me and when I was invited to the coastal community of Stonington, Maine, I jumped at the chance. The…
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Duck blinds can be very elaborate and quite expensive. All duck hunters know that building duck blinds can be as simple as using brush and some duck blinds can cost…
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Nothing is harder on metal outdoors gear than the ocean. On a recent sea duck hunt in Maine, I asked my hunting buddies why they used wind spinner decoys instead…
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Trophy buck hunting is beyond question some of the most difficult deer hunting a hunter can seek to pursue. I've taken some really nice bucks over the years, but there…
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Duck Decoys are a super critical asset to any waterfowl hunter. However, there's one fatal mistake many duck hunters make with duck decoys and it's such an easy fix. This…
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Jerk Cord ideas are nothing new to duck hunting decoy spreads. Motion decoys are critical to duck hunting and you can ask any serious duck hunter only to find that…