Deer Camp – Pt. 2

In this episode of the Yamaha Whitetail Diaries, Outdoor Writer Will Brantley is joining us for a bow hunt here at camp.

Will is settling into a Blackout pop-up blind in a brushy cactus and mesquite-filled bottom that both deer and cattle feed. There’s no telling what or where the whitetail will come from, but Will is ready and eager to draw back on a mature whitetail!

To wrap our episode up, we’ll join Wade on the range as he preps to go out hunting with a popular handgun from Smith & Wesson, the Model 610 revolver in 10mm. Wade will share some insight on what he likes to do to get ready for a handgun hunt before he ventures out to fill the freezer.

Regardless, know that you’ll see this Smith & Wesson handgun in Wade’s more and more this coming deer season!

Hunting with Modern Sporting Rifles

Modern sporting rifles have a unique stigma on them. When you look at a modern sporting rifle in the hands of a hunter, it’s something that is a really finite tool. It is designed to be able to perform under a lot of different situations-especially hog hunting!

When you look at a hog hunter with a modern sporting rifle, he’s in eradication and management mode out there and he’s looking for accuracy and long distance to be able to make several shots. So many people have gravitated to the modern sporting rifle for a hunting platform right now and that’s amazing!

Tp put it in perspective let’s look back into the history of time, when the bolt action rifle came into play back in the days of World War I and World War II. That’s what our servicemen and women used in the field, and our hunting rifles today basically took on that feel and look for a long time.

That’s what you’re seeing now in the modern sporting rifles for a lot of people in the hunting community. Ex-military members have seen, used, and understand that type of firearm better than anyone. With modern sporting rifle having that performance, accuracy, and dependability – it’s a very attractive platform for today’s hunters.


Overview of the Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P®10 – 6.5 Creedmoor

The Smith & Wesson M&P10® Modern Sporting Rifle is packed full of features that one can only find from the Smith & Wesson Performance Center. This modern sporting rifle is a hunter’s long range dream firearm setup.

Product Features:
• Threaded Muzzle with Thread Protector
• Two-Stage Match Trigger
• 15” Free-Float Troy® M-LOK® Handguard
• 2” Aluminum M-LOK® Accessory Rail Panel
• Magpul® MOE® Rifle Stock
• 5R Rifling
• 1 in 8” RH Twist

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