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.45-70 4-Life

While it may lack the speed and shapely beauty of modern contenders, this nearly 150-year-old cartridge continues to prove itself in the field. Whoever said nothing lasts forever obviously never met the .45-70 Gov’t.

A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Debating Anti-Hunters

Any seasoned hunter could be accused occasionally of trying to out-shout an anti-hunter. But most of us also should follow our own advice: first count to 10. Then, and only then, calmly hit ’em with the facts.

A Guide to the Big Woods

Maine’s Matt Whitegiver has guided hunters for more than 40 years. Today, he lives to guide Special Operations veterans to Big Woods adventure—and perhaps a path back to peace.

5 Species to Pursue in the Offseason

For most hunters, the end of deer season ushers in the offseason blues. But those ambitious enough to dig a bit can find plenty of game to pursue until next fall. Here are five species to keep us all occupied.

First Look: Magnum Research BFR .500 Linebaugh

Chambered in .500 Linebaugh, the newest Magnum Research BFR features a Bisley grip, brushed stainless-steel construction, a 5-shot cylinder and a 7½-inch stress-relieved barrel.

Vignettes from Brown Bear Country

Everything about a brown bear hunt makes it larger than life, not the least of which is the size of the game. Sights and sounds that make one alternately wonder and tremble, thrills and disappointments—it’s all part of the game.

Top 5 Predator Cartridges

While there are many great predator cartridges to choose from, these practical choices rise to the top.

Montana: Aerial Hunting of Wolves Runs Afoul of Federal Law

Despite a recent interpretation of Montana state law that aerial hunting of wolves is not prohibited, doing so runs afoul of federal law.

Black Bear Magic

Leave the tourists behind in Maine to find an adventure Downeast.

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