Some might ask why I chose a handgun hunt rather than using a rifle. To me the whole point of hunting is the challenge. Hunting the game on its territory with the odds stacked in its favour. A rifle would have been doing it the easy way. I live in a country which doesn't allow handgun hunting which means that I wanted to experience a handgun hunt, I had to travel overseas. After a lifetime of being a competitive handgun shooter, this was a challenge I had to meet.
The Land of Endless Stars
In July 2014 we traveled to the African independent nation of Namibia - the land of endless stars and the most wonderful people. Larry Weishuhn, his cameraman Andrew Garay, and myself traveled to Namibia on their invitation to address the government regarding a change of law to allow handgun hunting.
Check out the Freedom Arms Addict's page! There are more than a hundred photos consolidated from the bragging board showing many of the members guns and the trophies they have taken with their Freedom Arms revolvers. Freedom Arms revolvers are simply the finest revolvers ever made. Expensive, yes, but once you own one you will understand why.
Field Shooting Positions That Work
Hunters who are new to handgun hunting often struggle with holding the gun steady. Part of the issue, for those used to shooting rifles, is the appearance of being much more steady with the long guns and their mind is telling them this won't work don't shoot. The other part of the problem is simply a matter of learning what shooting positions do work best for the handgun hunter. To be ready for any situation you should practice each of these shooting positions and their variations. If you master them all you'll be a great field shot and your friends will wonder how you do it... Read More
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Handgun Hunter Magazine is a digital interactive magazine that is free to registered members. Like earlier print editions, the interactive format will feature some of the most respected and well-known outdoor writers and handgun hunters from across the country including: J. Wayne Fears, Larry Weishuhn, John Taffin, Dick Williams, Mark Hampton and others.
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In addition to the interactive edition, Handgun Hunter Magazine also publishes a large volume of member provided articles on handguns, hunting, shooting, reloading, optics, and other outdoor related subjects. Other features of the website include a very active forum and member photo galleries to upload photos of their latest game trophy or their newest handgun in the collection. Members can also upload handgun hunting related products for review and conduct reviews on products.
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Recent features added to the site include the ability for members to publish their own articles including photos. The photos are automatically re-sized so you don't have to worry with photo editing software, just upload them from your computer hard drive. You can also leave comments on the articles and the submitting member has their display name posted with a link back to their profile in case you want to send them a private message. The author will automatically be notified of any comments posted to facilitate question/answer types of comments. Feel free to try out the feature, you can always delete your article. Another new feature is a game recipe section. Members can share their game recipes with everyone by filling out a simple web form. To access any of these features click on Cool Stuff >> Member Services.
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