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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.

Best Rifle Bullets for Deer Hunting

What happens after you pull the trigger depends on your bullet choice. Choose wisely.

Hardware: ATN ThOR 4 Thermal Riflescope

Rather than merely allowing someone to see objects in total darkness, the ThOR 4 thermal scope superimposes a digital, adjustable reticle over the viewing screen, allowing users to zero it to any firearm and experience accuracy on par with any quality riflescope.

An Ode to the 7.62x39mm (M43) Soviet

By today’s standards, the external ballistics of the 7.62x39mm Soviet are insipid. And yet, the cartridge remains an excellent choice for hunting common big-game species at practical ranges.

Handgun Hunting: Top 5 Big-Game Cartridges

Perplexed by which handgun/cartridge combination best suits your hunting needs? We’re here to help.

10 Reasons to Become a Hunter

Do you know a family member, friend or neighbor who may consider joining the hunt? Here’s a long list of reasons that may convince them to do so. Pick the one that fills the bill then watch the drive to hunt kick in after the pursuit begins.

Canyon Country Bulls and Bucks

A hunter’s first elk and a bogged-down stalk on a desert mule deer highlight hunts with new versions of Ruger’s M77 Hawkeye bolt actions.

Why Meat Completes the Hunt

Beyond the skulls, antlers and hides, it is undeniable that meat from the field brings any hunting adventure full circle. It’s important to explain to new hunters this crucial part of our experience that connects family and friends.

An Ode to the .41 Remington Magnum

This classic cartridge is a perfect fit for most handgun hunters. Observant hunters will immediately recognize that the .41 Magnum offers notably better external and terminal ballistics than the .357, yet is slightly more shooter-friendly than the .44.

Recipe: Greek Wild Boar Ribs

Areas with large wild boar populations can provide year-round hunting opportunities and a steady source of quality meat. The Greek basting sauce in this recipe adds flavor that ensures there are no leftovers.

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