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Special Order Toms

Want to stretch your effective range this spring? Shoot a gobbler gun that you’ll only find through a quick call to the Savage Special Order Office.

HOW TO MOUNT A SCOPE

Get the most accuracy out of any firearm with a properly secured optic. Take the guesswork out of scope-mounting with this easy-to-follow guide.

MIDSUMMER SCOUTING: RUBS AND WATERHOLES

Off—season scouting can reveal a lot about the biggest bucks. Learn how to use last season’s sign and water holes to keep tabs on bucks during summer.

Turkey Pattern Perfection

Don’t gloss over the details when patterning your turkey shotgun. Learn how to choose a gun, optic, ammo and choke combination to produce lethal patterns.

ELK GUIDE: CHOOSE AN OUTFITTER

Make sure your outfitted elk hunt is the dream it’s supposed to beUse this criteria to sort through the many outfitter options before booking a hunt.

BEAR TACTICS: IRON SIGHTS

A quality scope is usually the best tool for hunters to place accurate, lethal shots. But not always. Bear hunting's unique demands often make iron sights a better solution.

CUSTOMIZING FIT FOR COMPETITION

Stan Pate reveals how he adjusts stock dimensions for competitive rifle events where shooters must engage targets from a variety of positions.

RANGE WISDOM TRIGGER WORK

It's impossible to consistently make long-range shots with a mushy trigger and a heavy pull. Learn how Mike Stroff adjusts his AccuTrigger to guarantee accuracy.

RATTLING RUTTING WHITETAILS

Rattling can bring rutting whitetail bucks in on a string. Mike Stroff shares his two top tips for getting the most from this calling technique.