Category Archives: Campfire Tales

A Special No. 5


For Elmer, Skeeter & Bill. In the March 2012 Campfire Tales, I spoke of the Ruger Flat-Top Bisley Model .44

The Old Man


A Wilderness Encounter. This month’s campfire tales is a story from a dear Friend—in the deepest and truest sense of

Mr. Whitetail


Remembering John Wootters. I’ve often said the best part of my job is not all the guns I get to

A Letter


How It Could Have Been. Postmark: October 5, 1939 To: Jeff John, editor, GUNS Magazine Dear Jeff, It has been



These Folks Have Meant A Lot To John Over The Years. My very first gun article, entitled “Four Times 44

Utopia Denied: Part ll


Progress, Politicians, and Political Correctness work very hard against any ideas we may have of finding and holding onto our

Utopia Denied


Part 1 My latest edition of the Compact Oxford English Dictionary defines Utopia as an imaginary place, society, or situation