Top 5 Dangerous Game Cartridges
Each shooter’s recoil tolerance level is different, and some people appreciate flexibility over specific application, but these five cartridges will cleanly take any dangerous-game animal on earth.
Top 5 Predator Cartridges
While there are many great predator cartridges to choose from, these practical choices rise to the top.
Dialing vs. Holdover for Hunting
Younger hunters seem to be more apt to embrace the ‘dial’ method, while those with a bit more snow on the roof are skeptical of the moving parts. Here’s a closer look at compensating for trajectory in the modern era.
Turkey Hunting with a Red Dot: Leupold’s DeltaPoint Pro
Turkey hunters looking for a reliable red dot for their turkey gun need look no further than the DeltaPoint Pro. It is compact, lightweight and features a wide field of view, motion sensor technology to conserve battery and multiple brightness settings.
Behind the Bullet: 27 Nosler
Nosler took the venerable .270 caliber to a new level with the introduction of the 27 Nosler. Conceived as a 21st century upgrade, the cartridge delivers previously unobtainable downrange ballistics by pairing the ultimate combination of case capacity with modern long-for-caliber bullets.
Review: TriStar Viper G2 Camo
The Turkish-made Viper G2 Camo offers great value in a dedicated turkey autoloader. It fits well, carries easy, and is wonderfully effective.
An Ode to the 7mm-08 Remington
Released in 1980, the 7mm-08 Remington would go on to be considered one of the best deer cartridges ever conceived, and the gamut of 7mm bullets available make it extremely flexible.
Top 5 Long-Range Hunting Scopes
Here’s a look at some of the best long-range hunting scopes on the market.
Hardware: Woodman Arms Patriot Muzzleloader
The Woodman Arms Patriot muzzleloader is light, short and easy to carry. It shoots extremely well and, with the closed breech, can be waterproofed to ensure it goes off every time. It’s accurate enough to manage the open country, light enough to climb mountains and small enough to handle well in a deer blind.
The Umpqua Basin Bonus
In Oregon’s Coast Range last year, the author pursued the state’s rarest deer: the Columbian whitetail. The hunt marked a rare double bonus, as far as he was concerned: a chance to hunt a species he’d never hunted in a state he’d never hunted.