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Name: Bryan Sikes

Hometown: Maple Grove, MN

Shooting Since: I have been shooting my whole life in some way, shape or form.

Shoot: Precision Rifle Series

Favorite Shooting Memory: Anytime all or most of my team, Team GAP/Bushnell Tactical is at a PRS match together.

How did you get into competing? As a military sniper, I’ve always looked for ways to hone and test my shooting skills, competing in the PRS was a natural way of accomplishing that.

How do you prepare for a competition? A solid session of shooting at our private GAP range, having already figured a good load recipe, then shooting relaxed and rolling confidently into the match without feeling rushed

What’s your longest shot? 1830M with a .308

What is your best piece of reloading advice? When perfecting your method of reloading, never change more than 1 variable at a time. This makes it easy to then compare outcomes. As an example, I got tired of cleaning primer pockets. I then removed that step from my reloading process and found that it did not change the accuracy or consistency of my hand loaded ammunition.


  • Receiving my Green Beret
  • Serving my country
  • Top sniper in 7th Special Forces Group
  • Top 10 PRS award
  • Top military shooter in the PRS


“Easily the Chargemaster Lite. They make metering powder easy, accurate and efficient.”


  • May 23, 2020 K&M KAHLES PRECISION RIFLE COMPETITION - Finger, Tennessee
  • Jun 20, 2020 VORTEX SANDSTORM - Garrettsville, Ohio
  • Jun 27, 2020 PUNISHER POSITIONAL - Conway Springs, Kansas
  • Aug 1, 2020 WISCONSIN BARREL MAKER CLASSIC - Cascade, Wisconsin
  • Aug 8, 2020 VAPOR TRAIL BULLETS STEEL SIEGE - Spickard, Missouri
  • Aug 29, 2020 OKIE SHOWDOWN - Ninnekah, Oklahoma
  • Sep 19, 2020 GREAT LAKES PRC - Lake City, Michigan
  • Oct 3, 2020 BUSHNELL TACTICAL GAP GRIND PRO AM - Finger, Tennessee
Bryan Sikes

“Don’t listen to everyone, lol. Everyone has their own way of accomplishing the goal of precision loaded ammo. That’s the problem, just find one or 2 people or sources that reload and learn their method until you are proficient enough to begin molding your own style.”