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Small Shot, Big Performance: No. 8½ Shot Explained

The downrange performance of No. 8½ lead shot belies its diminutive size. If you’re an upland hunter and aren’t using it, you’re missing out.

American Hunter's 2022 Golden Bullseye Award Winners

The editors of American Hunter have announced the recipients of our 2022 Golden Bullseye Awards.

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.

Winchester Ammunition Awarded FBI Sniper Contract

Winchester Ammunition is the award recipient of an exclusive .308 Winchester/7.62x51 NATO contract from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

5 Steps to Make an Old Rifle Shoot Like New

You may not expect that classic big-game rig you inherited from your father to actually shoot a good group, but you’d be surprised: attention to a handful of details can pay dividends.

Winchester Ammunition Commits to Folds of Honor Scholarships

Winchester Ammunition has announced a $100,000 pledge to the Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled service members of the U.S. armed forces.

Head to Head: .308 Winchester vs. .338 Federal

Between the .308 Winchester and .338 Federal, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Contract

During the last weeks of April, 2021, Winchester was selected by the U.S. Army as the second source provider for small-caliber rifle ammunition.

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.

Hardware: Federal Premium HammerDown

Federal’s new HammerDown ammo line has been ideally adapted to feed, cycle and function in lever-action rifles while also delivering the best level of terminal performance for hunting that can be extracted from each cartridge.

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