Hunters Guide To Holdover Reticles Lead

A Hunter’s Guide to Holdover Reticles

Holdover reticles can be a quick and effective means of precision holdover without having to take your eye out of the scope. Here’s a detailed look at how they work.

Behind the Bullet: .450 Bushmaster

If you want a cartridge that will handle deer and bear at woods distances in any state while providing the capability of being a rock-solid defensive cartridge, the .450 Bushmaster should have a place near the top of the list.

Head to Head: 7mm PRC vs. 7mm Remington Magnum

One is a newbie and the other ranks among the most popular hunting cartridges sold to this day, but both have appreciable characteristics. Which cartridge is the better choice for the hunter? Here’s a detailed look at the pros and cons of each.

Behind the Bullet: 7mm PRC

Fitting the niche between the 6.5 PRC and .300 PRC, Hornady’s brand-new 7mm PRC cartridge delivers long, high-BC bullets in a long-action receiver, and temperature-stable, magnum speed propellants for consistent velocity and extended barrel life.

New for 2022: Savage Arms Impulse Mountain Hunter

Savage Arms has released an all-new straight-pull Impulse for 2022, with an eye toward weight for those who push limits in the backcountry.

Head to Head: 6.8 Western vs. .270 Winchester

Between the .270 Winchester and the new 6.8 Western, which cartridge is the better all-around choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Best Bullets for Black Bear

Hunting black bear in the near future? Before you select your bullet, read on for some in-depth research by contributor Aaron Carter.

Behind the Bullet: .275 Rigby

The .275 Rigby remains a fantastic choice for the big-game hunter, and has done it all over the course of its 130-year history.

Hunting Ammo: What to Look for in a Big-Game Bullet

Contributor Aram von Benedikt details the critical characteristics necessary for an effective deer, elk or moose round, and lists his own personal favorites.

Head to Head: .22 Hornet vs. .218 Bee

Both cartridges are easy on the ears and have minimal recoil, yet are effective for any of the smaller species for which they are suited. Which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

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