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Confessions Of A Female Whitetail Deer Hunter

6:12 PM 11/07/2017

One shot turned into 2, 2 became 3, and soon the surrounding properties came alive with gunfire. As I listened to gunshots, keeping an open ear for running deer, I thought of an old hunting proverb, “One shot means 1 deer fell. Two shots mean maybe 1 deer fell. Three shots mean the deer got away.” Every time, I’d get that super adrenaline rush, squeeze my Remington 870 tight, I’d only found myself meeting the eyes of another squirrel. My amusement with these playful critters turned to annoyance and by the time the sun had risen fully, I knew my chances of a successful hunt started to decline with each passing minute.

The Women’s Gun Show Podcast Launches Friday

3:09 PM 05/18/2016

Carrie Lightfoot, of The Well Armed Woman, and Barbara Baird, of Women’s Outdoor News, have partnered on a new project – “The Women’s Gun Show,” a weekly podcast that focuses on women and shooting. Sponsored by Ruger, this show will examine timely and trending topics, along with product reviews, guest interviews and an insight into the fast-growing world of women and gun ownership. The first show is set to release on Fri., May 20, while the women are attending the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meetings.