THE STORIES BEHIND THE SHOTS

At Federal Premium®, we know the shooting sports are about more than just hitting your target. They're built on the experiences, knowledge and personalities that bind hunters and shooters together.

Straight Shooter

Straight Shooter

DAKOTA OVERLAND

Dakota Overland is a perfect ambassador for the shooting sports among youths across the nation. Engaging and polite, the Minnesota teen and Federal Premium-sponsored shooter is an avid hunter and ambitious competitor who regularly participates in United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) pistol matches, 3-gun matches, and shooting with her High School Clay Target Trap team.

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When To Break The Rules

When To Break The Rules

BEASLEY BROTHERS

Conventional wisdom offers countless solutions for the scenarios hunters face. Sit here. Stalk this. Wait there. But “Canada In The Rough” co-host Keith Beasley knows when to break from tradition. “There are definitely proven systems for hunting most types of game,” he says. “But you also have to be willing to think outside the box and break the rules when an orthodox plan isn’t working.”

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Hog Wild

Hog Wild

MIKE STROFF

If you want to be successful hunting hogs, get over the unfounded idea they’re stupid animals. In fact, your best bet is to hunt them with techniques you’d use to go after the smartest whitetail you’ve ever pursued, according to Federal Premium® partner Mike Stroff, host of “Savage Outdoors.” He shares his insights for staying one hoof step ahead of today’s ever-expanding—and increasingly challenging—feral pig populations.

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Making Of A MeatEater

Making Of A MeatEater

STEVEN RINELLA

Fans of the Sportsman Channel’s popular “MeatEater” series know host Steven Rinella as the insightful traveling outdoorsman who whisks them away on exciting hunting adventures where he tracks down, cleans and cooks an amazing variety of wild game. Through that role and others, he has become a self-styled frontman for conservation, the hunting lifestyle and total utilization of each wild harvest.

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Sluggin’ Bucks Better

Sluggin’ Bucks Better

JACKIE BUSHMAN

If you think hunting deer with a slug gun puts you at a disadvantage, you haven’t seen what a modern slug can do. “Buckmasters” TV host Jackie Bushman knows their amazing capabilities. “With the shotguns and ammo available today, you’re not at a disadvantage at all,” Bushman says.

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