From the most trusted brand in outdoor sports, Field & Stream, this book is drawn from the Total Gun Manual, the latest in the top-selling series that began with The Total Outdoorsman (200,000 copies in print!). Author David Petzal is an award-winning gun writer with decades of experience shooting, in the US Army, hunting, and on the range.
The magazine’s Rifles Editor, he is also a popular blogger, and co-host of the Gun Nuts show on the Outdoor Channel (sponsored by Smith & Wesson. When it comes to rifles, Field & Stream’s Dave Petzal is your go-to guy. With decades of experience and a uniquely opinionated voice, he is passionate about choosing the right gun, handling it safely, improving accuracy, and hunting pretty much anything you can shoot with a cartridge. Hints cover cleaning and troubleshooting your gun, doing target practice right, buying the best gun you can afford, and, of course hunting.