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Federal Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded 10mm Auto

When it comes to handgun hunting, there is only one factory-loaded semi-auto cartridge that Keith Wood considers a serious contender for use on deer-sized big game: 10mm Auto. Federal Premium set out to develop a 10mm projectile that would penetrate deeply, expand reliably and retain a significant portion of its weight to maintain terminal momentum. How did it stack up afield? Read on to find out.

December 18, 2014

Lone Star Whitetail with Mossy Oak

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than by taking a trip to Texas to tag a whitetail? Armed with a Savage Arms Model 14 and Federal Premium's Fusion ammunition, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper joined Mossy Oak on a journey to Sonora, Texas, with hopes of knocking down a buck before 2014 could wind down. Get an inside look at his trip with this gallery.

December 18, 2014

How I Spent My Christmas Vacation: Chasing Redheads In the Sunny South

By late December in Bryce Towsley’s home state of Vermont, the ducks are gone. Unlike him, they are smart enough to understand there is another brutal winter coming and they flee south. So what’s a poor, frozen boy to do? Take the hint: Make like a bird and migrate south.

December 02, 2014

An Ethos in Delaware

To honor the debut of its new Ethos, Benelli put the shotgun on tour. The plan? Have one model visit all 50 states before SHOT Show. Oh, and there would be no cleaning of the firearm, either. A native of Delaware, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper was tapped to handle The First State's leg of the tour. Armed with the Ethos and a box of Federal Premium, he journeyed home with plans to knock a few birds out of the sky.

December 02, 2014

America's Ethos Visits Delaware

Being a native of Delaware, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper was tapped to handle The First State's leg of Benelli's America's Ethos Tour. How did he fare? Find out.

December 01, 2014

Whitetail Slugfest

Here are four hot new offerings from key slug manufacturers that should help you seal the deal downrange this whitetail season.

October 28, 2014

Out Of the Hole

Battling bad luck, a broken truck and the flu, the author relies on sheer grit when chasing elk up and down a foreboding Utah landscape.

October 01, 2014

Inside the Industry: Where's the .22 Rimfire?

American Rifleman's Mark Keefe asks Federal Premium's Tim Brandt the question consumers everywhere want answered: Where's the .22 rimfire?

August 11, 2014

Waiting for Leopard

While we wait for a leopard to start feeding on one of the baits we've hung, there is plains-game hunting to fill the days.

May 28, 2014

Snow Geese in the South Dakota Sky

Spring typically means the end of the line for waterfowlers and the beginning of "duck depression." There is a way to squeeze a little more action out of your season: a spring snow goose hunt. Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper spent a week hunting the reverse migration in South Dakota this spring, armed with Remington's Versa Max Waterfowl Pro and Federal Premium's Black Cloud shotshells. Find out how he fared with this gallery.

May 09, 2014

More On Federal Premium's New Muzzleloader Projectile

We initially broke the news about Federal Premium's new muzzleloader bullet a few days ago, but we couldn't wait to learn even more about the new design once the doors opened at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.

April 25, 2014

Federal Premium Launching New, Revolutionary Muzzleloader Bullet Design

Federal Premium is striving to redefine modern in-line performance with its new Trophy Copper Muzzleloader bullet, which features one of the company's latest innovations: the B.O.R. Lock MZ system.

April 23, 2014

Bullets for Elk

Use a premium, controlled-expansion bullet for large game like elk.

April 22, 2014

Federal Premium Mag-Shok Heavyweight Turkey Loads

Federal Premium Mag-Shok Heavyweight No. 7 turkey loads kill gobblers at 50 yards and beyond.

April 14, 2014

Federal Premium Cape-Shok Woodleigh Hydro Solid

The Woodleigh Hydro Solid as loaded by Federal Premium proves its penetration power in Namibia.

March 07, 2014