Shooting advice is a wonderful thing. It’s how we pass down knowledge gained from from years of money and time spent on the pursuit of our firearms passion. It’s the core of what we do.
But this pipeline of knowledge is a fragile thing. It’s often polluted with ignorance, untruths and downright false claims. Let’s be honest, we’ve all been offered advice that was not only useless, it was just plain foolish.
Professional shooting writers, editors and personalities are some of the most avid gun guys and outdoorsmen around, so it stands to reason that they’ve endured as much false knowledge as anybody in the game.
To wit, we collected their thoughts on the worst shooting tips ever. Enjoy these bad shooting tips, and be sure to add your own.
Garry James - senior editor, Guns & Ammo magazine
Dick Metcalf - contributing editor
Richard Nance - Personal Defense TV
Joseph Von Benedikt - editor-in-chief, Shooting Times
Will Hayden - owner, Red Jacket Firearms
Payton Miller - executive editor, Guns & Ammo magazine
Brittany Boddington - contributing writer, Intermedia Outdoors