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Tested: Mossberg Flexes Its Options in the Model 500 20-Gauge FLEX

The prolific Mossberg Model 500 pump-action shotgun is arguably one of the most identifiable firearms on the planet, and its 20-gauge FLEX model is its most shooter-friendly to date.

ARTV: Gunsite Academy - Handgun Hunting

Hunting with handguns can be a fun outdoor activity, but it requires more discipline and skill as shots must be taken at a closer range.

Gunsite Academy's Women's Defensive Pistol Course With Ruger

During the second week of April, 2014, Ruger teamed up for the second Ruger Women's Defensive Pistol course. Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum attended. Get a first-hand look at the event with this gallery.

When You Really Need to Bug Out

Being ready to quickly exit a dangerous situation requires more than having a bag with a few necessities stashed in the closet.

What’s in your Bug-Out Bag?

The items in a bug-out bag should be personalized for specific needs, but certain gear is required for everyone.

The Women of Ruger

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently attended a defensive pistol course at Gunsite Academy with the ladies of Ruger, many of whom were shooting novices. Here's what they had to say about the event and what they learned.

Female Shooters On: Shooting Heavy-Caliber, Heavy-Recoil Guns

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum asked some of the industry's most prominent female shooters, gun writers and firearms enthusiasts for their thoughts on shooting the heavy stuff. Here's what they had to say on the subject.

Two Tips to Strengthen Your Defensive Mind

While the mind is the best defensive tool in your arsenal, it must be trained to maintain awareness and remember detail.

Going Long Distance

For those who have never shot long distances, nestling behind a rifle for 600-yard or longer shot can seem daunting.

Be Better When It Counts: Training Tips for the Budding Defender

Longtime firearm instructor Il Ling New has provided her top 10 tips on becoming a better marksman.

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