Members' Best 2015

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Truly great hunters aren’t seen on television. Their names don’t often grace shiny pages in print. The truly great ones are scattered along the open swaths of fertile pasture in the heartland, bogged down in the sultry Southeastern swamps and trekking the peaks of mountains in parts unknown. They succeed or fail not by the bag brought home, but the memories gained, the lessons shared and the inevitable feeling of self-accomplishment. Here’s to them. Here’s to you: the true American Hunter.

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BTB 405 Winchester Lead
BTB 405 Winchester Lead

Behind the Bullet: .405 Winchester

Generating just over 3,200 ft.-lbs. of muzzle energy, the .405 Winchester was—at the time of its release in 1904—the most powerful lever-action cartridge available.

Lead Core vs. Monometal Hunting Bullets

There’s no doubt that copper monometal bullets are here to stay. But are they so good that they warrant abandoning lead core ammo altogether? We take a look at the pros and cons of each style.

Field Tested: Federal Heavyweight TSS

Last year, I had the pleasure of travelling to the Yucatan peninsula in search of ocellated turkey. Over the course of the hunt, however, I also got to see Federal Heavyweight TSS at work in the field on not just turkey, but the elusive coatimundi, which is a significantly tougher proposition. Read on for my thoughts on this incredibly effective shotshell.

Mossy Oak Releases 2024 Wild Turkey Conservation Stamp

Mossy Oak has released its third annual wild turkey conservation stamp—a collectible stamp in which all proceeds go directly to wild turkey conservation projects around the country.

Recipe: Instant Pot Moose Chana Masala

This fusion dish brings together Indian chana with Canadian moose, for a delightful culinary experience.

Review: Winchester 400 Legend

Winchester’s new 400 Legend is a streamlined, mid-sized straight-wall cartridge intended to fill the gap between its wildly popular 350 Legend and the notorious 450 Bushmaster. It is—in our opinion—a masterstroke of genius.

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