Articles by Colton Bagnoli


Proof Research Switch Rifle Review

Proof Research Switch Rifle Review

Every year, an increasing number of rifle manufacturers enter the marketplace offering their version of the ultimate hunting rifle. The rifle industry has become saturated with the “me too” rifle companies all building rifles with similar features, with just enough of...
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...
Tips for Improvised Rifle Shots

Tips for Improvised Rifle Shots

When I first started hunting, my father taught me how to shoot a rifle by constructing a rest from whatever resources you had to use at the time of the shot. This training early in my life was an invaluable tool that has built my shooting foundation and allowed me to...