Articles by Chris Denham


Spring Training

Spring Training

“What you do or don’t do now will be reflected in September” In the summer of 2011, I was sure that my dream of hunting sheep in Alaska was dead. I was 48 years old, a good 40 lbs. overweight, and not in good cardiovascular shape. Being “in the...
Browning X-Bolt Rifles

Browning X-Bolt Rifles

The X-Bolt Rifles We’ve Used All the rifles that we have used on The Western Hunter in the last for four years have been Browning X-Bolts. The stocks, camo patterns and metal finishes are varied but the heart and soul of the rifle, the action, are the X-Bolt....
Turrets for (Dummies) Those Who Want to Know More

Turrets for (Dummies) Those Who Want to Know More

You Might Have More Use For One Than You Think When the first laser rangefinders hit the market, it was like a snowball just starting to roll downhill. Little did we know how “knowing the exact yardage” would change the way we hunt and the tools we use. From the time...
Outdoorsmans Rifle Chassis System

Outdoorsmans Rifle Chassis System

The Next Step in the Evolution of the Bolt Action Rifle In the last 20 years, we’ve seen dramatic improvements in optics, laser rangefinders, factory ammunition, barrel production, triggers, and scope mounts. However, the bolt-action rifle hasn’t changed...