How to Improve your Hunting Property by Reducing Pressure

The only way to eliminate hunting pressure is to reduce the number of hunters who hunt any given piece of property or reduce the number of times each hunter goes onto that land. However, our deer-hunting experts we’ve talked with Continue reading

Choosing the Bedding and the Case for your Ultimate Deer Rifle

  So far in building the ultimate deer rifle the past couple of weeks, we’ve talked about the component parts that you can see. But the bedding of the rifle is just as important as these other parts – maybe Continue reading

How to Choose your Scope Rings for the Ultimate Deer Rifle

One of the most-overlooked components when you’re choosing a rifle and scope to hunt with, or having a custom rifle built are the rings and the bases that secure your rifle to hold your riflescope in place, so you can Continue reading

Building the Ultimate Deer Rifle

I talk with consumers every day in Bergara’s Custom Rifle Shop about how to build the custom rifles of their dreams. Building the ultimate deer rifle is much like building the ultimate pair of shoes that fits all feet and Continue reading

The Right Loads for your Gun

As technology in the firearms industry progresses, more guns than ever are guaranteed to shoot one minute-of-angle (MOA) groups right out of the box.  Although this guarantee might seem pretty straightforward, there are plenty of variables to consider.   Factors like Continue reading

Scope Recommendations from the Bergara Custom Shop

When you consider which riflescope to buy, remember that each person having a custom rifle built in Bergara’s Custom Shop has his own preferences. Luckily, there are a number of great riflescope manufacturers that produce high-quality riflescopes for every hunting Continue reading

What to do with your Bergara Custom Rifle after hunting season

Hunting season has ended over much of the U.S., and I’m sure you’ve had good luck with that brand new Custom Shop Bergara rifle you’ve bought. You don’t have to wait until next fall to take that new rifle back Continue reading

Learn From Your Mistakes

“How far is that deer from us?” I asked my guide, Chris Denham, on my first-ever Coues deer hunt near Cochise Stronghold in Arizona, after Denham spotted the deer using his 8X and 10X Kahles binoculars – one from his Continue reading