Articles by Colton Bagnoli


Mid-Power Rifle Optics Review

Mid-Power Rifle Optics Review

High-power riflescopes have been on the rise with long-range shooting and precision rifle competitions. Many of the top optics manufacturers have been steadily increasing the power range on their scopes over the past five years and are now offering scopes maxing out...
Barrel Length 101

Barrel Length 101

Evaluate and question everything In our recent history, only military and police snipers used short-barreled rifles to aid in concealment of the shooter. Hunters didn’t seem too concerned about concealing their position when rifle hunting (mostly because deer not...
Browning X-Bolt Hells Canyon Long Range Rifle

Browning X-Bolt Hells Canyon Long Range Rifle

A keeper for any rifleman I was fortunate to receive a Browning X-Bolt Hells Canyon Long Range McMillan rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor for review. It seems the 6.5 Creedmoor has become the industry standard for shooters interested in extending their shooting...
Backcountry Hunters Course

Backcountry Hunters Course

  Hosted by Magpul Core We’ve been reviewing rifles in the past couple issues of Western Hunter Magazine and showcased a few of the leading companies producing some of the best rifles on the market geared toward shooting at longer ranges. Even once you have the...