We know you want to jump straight to shooting bullseyes, but don’t forget the importance of learning the basics of handling and loading a rifle correctly and safely.
Whether you’re shooting a rifle for the very first time or you may just be moving on to a new and different type of rifle, it’s vital that you take the time to learn the proper way of loading a rifle before you start shooting. Take a look below as ‘Top Shot’ champion and Bass Pro Shop’s professional marksman Chris Cheng takes a few minutes to show us the proper way to load up a bolt-action and a semi-automatic rifle in a responsible and safe manner.
Remember that loading a rifle in the proper fashion is one of the most important things you can do. Any gun malfunctions, or accidental firings are likely to happen because of mishandling a weapon while loading. Take your time, do it right, and then you’ll be shooting those bull’s-eye’s in no time.