First Look: Walther .22 Magnum Pistol

posted on June 3, 2022
Walther WMP RS

When it’s time to hit the outdoors and you need a reliable firearm at your side, the Walther Magnum Pistol (WMP), .22 Magnum semi-automatic makes for a great choice. Far from being just another target practice plinker, this pistol is an easy-to-shoot and affordable option for shooters who want to stay ready. 

Walther .22 Magnum on white

This precision rimfire features an optics-ready slide, well thought-out ergonomics, and even a first-time-patented ambidextrous reloading mechanism, which includes both the paddle and button release. With four total activation points, the Quad-release mechanism stands out for its versatility. With two 15-round magazines and two optics adaptor plates included, plus easy field-strip capabilities and ultra-low recoil, this pistol is ready to tackle any adventure.

Walther vice president of marketing and product development, Jens Krogh had this to say about it, “The WMP puts Walther in a whole new Category, this pistol is a completely new Platform and is a game changer for us and our customers.  We have worked tirelessly to create the most reliable and ergonomically correct .22 Magnum pistol ever made and it turned out perfect.”

For more information, visit waltherarms.comMSRP: $549


2022 GBA GOTY FORLOH Allclima Lead
2022 GBA GOTY FORLOH Allclima Lead

2022 Gear of the Year: FORLOH AllClima Softshell Clothing w/RECCO

FORLOH is an all-American gear company formed in 2020 with the express intent of delivering high-quality technology to the outdoor world. It stands at the cutting edge of clothing technology—and it does so with all-American-made products.

#SundayGunday: GForce Arms LVR410

Get a closer look at GForce Arms LVR410, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

2022 Ammo of the Year: Winchester 6.8 Western

Any way you cut it, this cartridge is a long-range winner. It maintains its energy at distance, and it’s plenty accurate, too.

Pioneering Wild Turkey Research Underway

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is helping fund a new wild-turkey research project conducted by Mississippi State University and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

2022 Optic of the Year: ATN ThOR 4 Thermal Riflescope

ATN Corp. sits at the cutting edge of consumer-based thermal technology, and its ThOR 4 Series 640x480 2.5-25x50mm is the best such riflescope it offers.

Federal Ammunition Raises $218,000 for Local Organizations

In celebration of Federal’s 100th Anniversary, Federal will be donating more than $218,000 dollars to local organizations in support of their critical missions.


Get the best of American Hunter delivered to your inbox.