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Top 5 All-Around North American Big-Game Cartridges

With respect to overall performance and ammunition availability, here are the five best all-around cartridges for North American big-game species.

The ‘Deer Meat Santa Claus’

Residents in Gregg County, Texas, see Warden Todd Long coming—and why not? More than a decade ago, he began turning roadkill and illegally taken game into packaged meat to distribute to members of the community who may benefit from it. His diligence and generosity has become a regular part of the landscape in East Texas.

An Ode to the .308 Winchester

While there is a lot of overlap in the .30-caliber cartridge lineup, and many great choices available, you’d be hard-pressed to find a cartridge with a better blend of powder efficiency, low recoil, quick cycling and striking power than the .308 Winchester.

Tips for Traveling to Hunt in the COVID-19 Era

If you enjoy traveling to distant locations to hunt—either in the U.S. or across the globe—you’ve likely been impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few tips to make your upcoming trips go as smoothly as possible.

What Hunters Need to Know About Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

Knowledge is power, and the more you educate yourself, the less your chances of catching one of the several dreadful tick-borne diseases.

Why Hunting Affirms Americans’ Values Toward Animal Welfare

Americans’ attitudes about hunting exist across a continuum of acceptability from animal rights to animal welfare to “dominionism.” Understanding this continuum is crucial to communicating our mindset as hunters and why hunting fits the American landscape now and into the future.

Learn to Make Meat

Attend a field-to-table event and you’ll never again need to rely on a butcher or chef to render your game into table fare.

Burgers’ Smokehouse Wild Game Samplers

Does the outdoor enthusiast in your life have a special occasion coming up? A Wild Game Sampler gourmet food gift from Burger’s Smokehouse could be just the ticket.

Belted vs. Beltless Magnum Cartridges

What makes a magnum? Does a magnum cartridge need to be belted? What are the advantages/disadvantages of both designs? Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at each to help you make a more informed decision.

Review: Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40mm

Leupold’s VX-3HD riflescopes are lightweight, rugged and well balanced, and included in the line may be the best value for a hunter looking to cover all the bases: the 4.5-14x40mm. With its 30mm main tube, this scope offers a wider range of elevation adjustment than its 1-inch counterparts, as well as better light transmission.

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