Category Archives: Guns & Hunting

Enjoy exciting hunting stories told by SCI members and read about the latest guns and gear they’re using in the bush.

Easy Sheep Country?

I’m not exactly certain why, but I’ve been wanting one more Dall sheep for some time. Perhaps more explainable is that I wanted a ram from Alaska’s far-north Brooks Range. The Brooks lie across northern Alaska like a giant barrier, dividing Arctic from interior—but it’s good sheep country, also fairly low and somewhat gentle. Continue reading Easy Sheep Country?

How Far Is Too Far?

A big part of the game is to be patient, using available terrain features to remain hidden while waiting for game to move into a spot where they can be successfully stalked.

On a sunny, warm late August day in 2018 I was bowhunting pronghorn near Douglas, Wyoming with my friends Scott Denny, head honcho at Table Mountain Outfitters, and videographer extraordinaire Big Kelly Lee. I’ve done this hunt several times, always from a ground blind over a water source, and always killed a good buck on film, never in more than three days. For the pronghorn bowhunter, this combination is the best way possible to get a controlled shot at a calm buck at close range. Continue reading How Far Is Too Far?

Nikon MONARCH 2000 Ranges to 2,000 Yards

The all-new Nikon MONARCH 2000 Laser Rangefinder is packed with advanced technologies and an 8 to 2,000 yard measurement range. Whether executing an incredibly long-range shot or bowhunting from a tree stand, the MONARCH 2000 Laser Continue reading Nikon MONARCH 2000 Ranges to 2,000 Yards

Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch – Welcome Home For The First Time

Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch, nestled in the hardwood forests of central Missouri, is the home of monster bucks. Donald Hill and his staff constantly work to improve the size and mass of the bucks they husband but, whether by luck or design, Continue reading Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch – Welcome Home For The First Time