Find the Right Fit: Shotguns & Rifles for Women

Shooting Industry Magazine, March 2018

As a female hunter who stands at just 5 feet 3 inches tall, I’m all too familiar with the challenge of finding a firearm that truly fits my frame. When shopping for a firearm, I find myself empathizing with the timeless fairytale Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks struggled to find the right chair, bowl of porridge and bed, and ultimately found Baby Bear’s to be “just right.” I’ve often settled for a youth model because my shorter arms cannot properly support the barrel of a heavier weight or longer stock. Of course, not all women share the same challenges; we’re simply built differently than men. Read more...