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NRA Hunters’ Leadership Forum Leads Fight for a Vital American Freedom

As part of the organization’s 150-year stewardship of shooting and hunting, the NRA in 2016 created the Hunters’ Leadership Forum to push against the demonization of hunting.

Arizona Online Course Allows Hunters to Earn Lifetime Bonus Points

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has created an innovative online course that provides hunters 18 and older with an opportunity to earn a lifetime bonus point.

Favorite Rifles and Cartridges Used by North Country Guides and Outfitters

Contributor Aram von Benedikt teamed up with Book Your Hunt for a survey of North Country outfitter opinions on which calibers work and what bullets will not fail. Read on for their answers.

European Hunters Score Victory in EU

The European Parliament voted favorably on Amendment 24 to the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, modifying language that could have been used to ban the trade and import of wildlife species legally hunted in Africa and elsewhere outside of the EU.

Boomstick Booners: Incredible Stories of Big Bucks

Gross booners are hard to come by. Here are the stories behind seven of them.

New Cartridge for 2021: 6.8 Western

Engineers at Browning and Winchester teamed up to create a cartridge that offers magnum performance with a modern high-BC projectile, yet is chambered in a short-action rifle for shorter bolt throw and less weight. The 6.8 Western was designed to be the ultimate long-range cartridge that is capable in any big-game hunting scenario as well as long-range target shooting.

Pope and Young Crowns New Record Holder

Kaleb Baird’s mountain goat scored 53 4/8” and is now the largest bow-harvested Mountain Goat in North America.

Record Elk Shot in Minnesota

Minnesota hunter Lacey Lupien has officially broken a state record, taking the second-largest bull elk ever shot in the state.

Kansas Teen Tags World-Record Non-Typical Whitetail

Fourteen-year-old Paslie Werth, of Cimarron, Kan., shot a massive deer on Sept. 6—a 42-point whitetail buck tallying a gross green score of 282 6/8 inches—while rifle hunting on family property with her father.

Behind the Bullet: .416 Remington Magnum

Introduced in 1989, the .416 Remington Magnum is fully capable of handling any and all game, including the heavyweights like elephant, hippo, buffalo and coastal brown bears. Its trajectory is flatter than most would think, and recoil isn’t much heavier than the .375 H&H, yet the terminal results are visibly greater.

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