South Connellsville Rod & Gun Club Blog

El Macho: A Crossbow Hunt for Spanish Ibex

Hunting Centuries, cultures, and traditions collide when American hunters introduce crossbows to the hunting equation in the mountains of Spain I have come to this remote spot in Western Europe with three other Americans to bowhunt Spain’s famed goat species—the ibex. Our bows are high-tech Ravin crossbows, and… Powered by WPeMatico

Training Drills to Become a Better Long-Range Shooter

Guns Precision rifle practice from the comfort of your own home Most of us can’t commit thousands of hours to range time. Therefore I’ve developed a practice routine that I can do at home. Here’s how I train before a match. Powered by WPeMatico

11 Essential Items for Traditional Muzzleloader Hunts

Hunting Itching for the old-school style of hunting? Get primitive with this gear Modern hunting muzzleloaders have superseded traditional ones almost everywhere nowadays. But they’ll never be as classy or historic. Here are 11 things you’ll… Powered by WPeMatico

Q&A with Steve Scott, the Food Plot King

Hunting The Whitetail Institute’s VP on 30 years of food plots, deer hunting, and stewardship Steve Scott is the co-owner of the first commercially successful food-plot company. It was started by his father, and Steve has seen big changes in deer hunting in the… Powered by WPeMatico

Why You Should Get a Laser Shotgun Trainer

Guns Hone your shotgun mount and swing by practicing at home My enthusiasm to get out and break clays drops with the temperature in the winter, and I always pay for it come spring with a shotgun mount that feels slightly rusty. Powered by WPeMatico

The 1941 Johnson Automatic Service Rifle

Guns A World War II veteran that’s been to hell and back The combat troops in World War II who carried Johnson Automatics loved the rifle. Not many of these .30/06s were built, but they were used by Marines in the Pacific on… Powered by WPeMatico

Beware Sen. Lee’s “New Homestead Act”

Open Country With each swing of the legislative axe, chips fly from our legacy of America’s public land In the 1800s, the United States wrested North America from “sea to shining sea” from indigenous tribes and other colonial powers. To settle all that ground, the U.S. Powered by WPeMatico