For 2015, Federal Premium expanded its Trophy Bonded Tip hunting line to include the ever-popular .223 Rem. cartridge. American Hunter Editor in Chief J. Scott Olmsted got a look at the new addition to the line—which should be hitting stores now—late last year.
Some shooters call Federal Premium’s new .224 Valkyrie, a “.223 on steroids.” While that may sound cliché, the point is this new cartridge is the world’s first supersonic, 1,300-yard cartridge designed for AR-15s.
It .223 enough to take down a deer? What's the best stage of the rut to hunt? Grunt call or rattle? There's no shortage of hot topics that get bandied about in the deer woods. Our own Shawn Skipper decided to pose a few of them to the many whitetail guides crowding the Outfitter Hall at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa.
The all-new .350 Legend is designed specifically for hunters to deliver massive downrange energy transfer with improved penetration from a modern straight-walled cartridge, and boasts more muzzle energy than the .30-30 Win., .300 BLK and .223 Rem.
Last summer, Weatherby's "Women of Weatherby" initiative launched a "Name Your Rifle" program, offering consumers the opportunity to vote on the name of an otherwise mysterious new firearm. We got more details at SHOT Show 2016 when the company announced its new Camilla Vanguard, a rifle designed for women, by women.
Although American Hunters may not be familiar with Lithgow Arms, the manufacturer has been making firearms in Australia since 1912. Now, Legacy Sports International imports three Lithgow models—the LA101 Crossover rimfire, LA102 Crossover centerfire sporter and LA105 long-range precision rifle—to the United States.