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Top Bear Rifles and Loads

Top Bear Rifles and Loads

Contributor Philip Massaro shares some of his favorite rifles and loads for different bear hunting...
3 Rifle Cartridges to Hunt the World

3 Rifle Cartridges to Hunt the World

From varmints to African dangerous game, contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at three...
The Mountain Man Who Opened the West

The Mountain Man Who Opened the West

Ignore the movies. The real men who conquered the American West would not fit the...
Head to Head: .358 Winchester vs. .350 Remington Magnum

Head to Head: .358 Winchester vs. .350 Remington Magnum

Which of these short-action .35s makes the better choice for a prospective buyer? Contributor Philip...
Sleeping-Bag Sidearm: Ruger Super Blackhawk

Sleeping-Bag Sidearm: Ruger Super Blackhawk

Staying overnight in bear country? You need a sidearm that's reliable, accurate and readily available....
Head to Head: .30-30 Winchester vs. .35 Remington

Head to Head: .30-30 Winchester vs. .35 Remington

Between the .30-30 Win. and the .35 Rem., which is the more useful cartridge for...
Head to Head: .35 Whelen vs. 9.3x62mm Mauser

Head to Head: .35 Whelen vs. 9.3x62mm Mauser

The .35 Whelen and the 9.3x62mm Mauser have cases within a millimeter in length and...
Behind the Bullet: .300 H&H Magnum

Behind the Bullet: .300 H&H Magnum

To the hunter looking for something different—something classic, cool and yet effective—the .300 Holland &...
How to Spot-and-Stalk Black Bears

How to Spot-and-Stalk Black Bears

Here are a few tips for a successful spot-and-stalk black bear hunt.
Choosing a Cartridge for North America's Big Game

Choosing a Cartridge for North America's Big Game

North America has a wide variety of huntable species, inhabiting many different types of terrain....
Behind the Bullet: .280 Remington

Behind the Bullet: .280 Remington

If you’re in the market for a rifle that will cover the bases and cover...
Behind the Bullet: .338 Winchester Magnum

Behind the Bullet: .338 Winchester Magnum

What Winchester sought to do in 1958 was to provide those hunters who pursued the...
Behind the Bullet: .35 Whelen

Behind the Bullet: .35 Whelen

“Only accurate rifles are interesting.” So goes the quote from Col. Townsend Whelen, and he...
Behind the Bullet: .45 Colt

Behind the Bullet: .45 Colt

Considering that the .45 Colt has been with us for 143 years, it remains a...
Top 5 Bear Bullets

Top 5 Bear Bullets

All the best camouflage, riflescopes and accoutrement pale in comparison to a bullet that will...
.35 Whelen: The Colonel’s Cartridge

.35 Whelen: The Colonel’s Cartridge

Cartridges that start with “.35” have never really caught on in America, but one stamped...
The Outdoorsman

The Outdoorsman

Buffalo Bore Ammunition offers a line of ammunition aimed at bear defense.
Top 5 Monometal Soft-Point Bullets

Top 5 Monometal Soft-Point Bullets

The idea of a bullet lacking lead core is a relatively new one, yet it’s...
How to Choose a Bear Gun

How to Choose a Bear Gun

In hunting there are the rifles you choose to make sure you take an animal...
The Little Gun That Could: 20-Gauge Mossberg FLEX 500

The Little Gun That Could: 20-Gauge Mossberg FLEX 500

Just how much gun do you need to take down a black bear? Probably not...
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