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New for 2020: Norma 6.5 Creedmoor BondStrike Extreme Ammo

Norma has expanded its popular BondStrike long-range hunting line to include 6.5 Creedmoor factory-loaded ammo and a 6.5 mm bullet for reloading.

Behind the Bullet: 6.5 Creedmoor

The 6.5 Creedmoor makes for an excellent hunting cartridge for almost all game south of elk and moose. There’s something to be said for a short, efficient case for someone who shoots often and at high volumes, and the 6.5 Creedmoor is definitely that.

Idaho Discount Highlights Veteran Hunting Programs Nationwide

A Navy veteran and his buddy discover discounted hunting in Idaho. The program highlights similar efforts by states nationwide to treat resident and nonresident veterans.

Opinion: The .308 is a Dog

Here is a sentence designed to lose friends and anger people: “The .308 Winchester is a dog.”

Guns and Gear for a Dall Sheep Hunt

Sgt. Maj. Kyle E. Lamb shares the gear he used on his recent Dall sheep adventure.

Behind the Bullet: .260 Remington

In the hands of a competent rifleman, the .260 Remington is just as effective as it was on the day it was released over two decades ago, and will continue to be for decades to come.

Hardware: Mauser Model 12

German factory rifles normally come with precisely made actions, match-grade barrels, well-bedded stocks and excellent triggers. That’s because Germans expect hunting rifles to work extremely well directly from the factory. The new Mauser Model 12 made a favorable impression right from the start.

5 Rifle Cartridges That Need to Make a Comeback

Here are a handful of cartridges that have fallen out of favor with the general hunting public, but still worthy of your time afield.

Behind the Bullet: .257 Roberts

The .257 Bob certainly has lost popularity of late, but those who still take him afield each fall quietly go about their business, accurately placing shots and taking game without destroying any more meat than is necessary.

Behind the Bullet: 6.5-284 Norma

As a hunting cartridge, the 6.5-284 Norma has been touted as one of the best for game animals up to the size of elk.

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