Russ Chastain


  • Active member of the Southeast Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA)
  • Life member of the Gun Owners of America (GOA)


Russ Chastain is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed articles for over 17 years. A hunter and shooter for most of his life, Russ started hunting with his own gun at the age of nine, and he's been a deer hunter since 1982. Russ is also experienced in reloading, bullet casting, shooting, and minor gunsmithing. He has worked as a consultant in the electronic hunting game industry, and he's been writing and editing original content on hunting and shooting for ThoughtCo and other outlets such as All Outdoor since 1998.

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