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Gunsite: Hunter Prep Course

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 and hone their shooting skills during a three-day Hunter Prep course.

 

Dialing in the Mossberg Patriot at intermediate ranges helped shooters with shot placement at the ranges got longer during the three-day Hunter Prep course.

 

Gunsite instructor and professional hunter Il Ling New points out the ideal spot to put the brakes on a charging grizzly.

 

Outdoor writer Bob Robb gets back on target after a successful first hit at the charging grizzly target.

Outdoor writer Bob Robb gets back on target after a successful first hit at the charging grizzly target.

Brad Fitzpatrick Grizzly Charge

Freelance writer Brad Fitzpatrick faces down a charging grizzly with the Mossberg Patriot in .30-06.

Field & Stream contributing editor David Draper gets into position for a kneeling shot while running Gunsite’s legendary Scrambler course.

Field & Stream contributing editor David Draper gets into position for a kneeling shot while running Gunsite’s legendary Scrambler course.

Even after several days of rough use and close to 200 rounds in three days, the Mossberg Patriot never failed to fire.

Even after several days of rough use and close to 200 rounds in three days, the Mossberg Patriot never failed to fire.

Safari Club Associate Publisher Scott Mayer finds a tree stump to be a good rest as he engages a target on the Gunsite Scrambler course.

Safari Club Associate Publisher Scott Mayer finds a tree stump to be a good rest as he engages a target on the Gunsite Scrambler course.

Instructor Il Ling New illustrates the proper supported positions for fast, accurate shooting in the field.

Instructor Il Ling New illustrates the proper supported positions for fast, accurate shooting in the field.

Il Ling Squatting

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