Guns > Rifles

The 26-Yard Hunting Zero

Much has been written on the ideal distance to zero a hunting rifle. There is no best sight-in range for everyone, because the range at which hunters expect to shoot their quarry differs considerably. There is one technique, however, that should allow you to hold your crosshairs on the vitals of deer-sized game and keep the bullet inside the vital zone out to 280 yards—and Jeff Johnston's ready to share it with you.

February 04, 2014

Review: Ruger American Rimfire

The Ruger American is a perfect example of the American tradition of firearm manufacturing and it's a hit with hunters, which is undoubtedly why Ruger recently introduced the American Rimfire.

January 30, 2014

Deer Hunting with Uberti

Sheriff Jim Wilson jumped at the chance to join Uberti for a hunt in Texas and put the company's High-Wall rifle to the test. How did he fare? Read on to find out.

January 27, 2014

High-End Rifles of the Dallas Safari Club Convention

Though much of the attention at the annual Dallas Safari Club convention has been focused on the organization's controversial black rhino hunt auction, the show had no shortage of other attractions—namely a selection of high-end, handcrafted rifles.

January 12, 2014

Remington Model 783

Lest one think “cheaper” means cheap, think again. The Model 783 offers everything a hunter needs in a rifle: accuracy, dependability and a retail price that should inspire impulse buying.

December 23, 2013

2014 Golden Bullseye Award Winners

The editors of American Hunter have announced the recipients of the magazine's 2014 Golden Bullseye Awards.

December 18, 2013

Gamo Thanksgiving Combo Special

As a “Thanksgiving Combo,” Gamo is offering a Whisper Rifle with free PBA pellets, Blue Flame pellets and a tactical LED flashlight for only $299.99 (free shipping).

November 25, 2013

Review: Sauer 101 Classic

The Model 101 is the newest bolt-action rifle in the Sauer line, intended to provide Sauer quality at a more affordable price than the top-of-the-line 202.

November 21, 2013

Taking Your Gun to Canada

Many hunters view Canada's vast landscape as something of a paradise. But you can't hunt the Great White North without a firearm or two in tow. Crossing the border with your favorite rifle or shotgun is very doable, but it's going to take a little paperwork. Here's what you need to do.

November 04, 2013

Weatherby Back Country S2

It used to be if you wanted a lightweight rifle you had to opt for open sights or a very compact scope. Weatherby said, “Not if you want to hunt with us.”

October 21, 2013

Gamo MRA Showstopper

Whether for pest control, cheap practice or just plain fun, everyone needs an airgun. Gamo’s latest "adult precision air rifle" is called the MRA Showstopper Shawn Michaels edition.

October 18, 2013

Bergara Custom Rifles

Bergara hired retired U.S. Marine Precision Section Master Sgt. Dan Hanus to build its custom rifles. The author tested one afield and on the range. Here are the results.

October 10, 2013

Practical Riflecraft

Your hardware does little good if you don’t wield it ably. Merely pointing a rifle and pulling a trigger will not bring game to bag, despite what caliber you shoot, the price of your optic or the construction of your bullet.

October 01, 2013

Ed Weatherby on Weatherby

NRA Editorial Director John Zent recently sat down with the president of Weatherby, Ed Weatherby, to discuss guns, the company's history and the "Weatherby Mystique."

September 27, 2013

Montana Rifles

The Montana Firearms Group, run by Keith and Jeff Sipe, leverages the Mauser-type Model 1999 actions and custom barrels produced in what began as a local gunsmithing shop in Kalispell, Mont.

September 16, 2013