How Suppressors are Changing Deer Hunting

(Sept. 3, 2019) – The suppressor community is growing rapidly as the numerous benefits of shooting suppressed are being realized by the general shooting public. In most cases, suppressors are being adopted for the sound and recoil reduction benefits. The surrounding communities also benefit when shooting ranges and shooters are operating under a significant sound reduction.

Deer hunters also stand to benefit from shooting suppressed. How many hunters carry and use hearing protection in the field? When a buck steps into a clearing and every second counts, hearing protection is the last thing we remember. Shooting suppressed reduces the sound significantly, helping to protect permanent hearing damage.

Hunters also stand to improve accuracy while shooting suppressed. The reduced recoil helps to stabilize the firearm. The reflex flinch, even when minimal, can throw off a shot. Removing this element can seriously improve shot placement. Practicing with the suppressor is important for consistency, and the Silent Legion models are designed for consistency and abuse in the field.

The other significant benefit is to silence the ringing gunshots in the woods during hunting season. Shots are still audible, but a suppressed shot makes it more difficult to pinpoint the shot location. It causes less alarm for other hunters and wildlife in the immediate area. 

Hunting suppressed is a win for everyone in the woods, and it reduces conflict when legally hunting near populated areas. Hunting with a suppressor is currently legal in 40 states, making it a real possibility for many deer hunters.

The Silent Legion website has numerous suppressor models. Find the right one for your hunting rifle and prepare to reduce your noise impact during the next hunting season.

Silent Legion, based in North Carolina, builds suppressors to the highest quality standards in an ISO-9001 certified facility. The company is unique in many ways, such as being owned and led by a prior military service member who is also an accomplished Mechanical Engineer and gun designer.  Silent Legion suppressors are warrantied for life and are available in both quick-detach and direct-thread models for an extremely wide variety of calibers and firearm types. Further, Silent Legion prides itself on including whatever components a buyer needs in the box. That includes suppressor versions with quick-detach mounts, serviceable cores, and even a complete Multi Caliber Kit, all without requiring consumers shop for extra parts.

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