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Hunting Ammo: What to Look for in a Big-Game Bullet

Contributor Aram von Benedikt details the critical characteristics necessary for an effective deer, elk or moose round, and lists his own personal favorites.

Know-How: Prepare to Meet a Predator

Thanks to conservation efforts and sometimes over-the-top protective measures, predators are expanding their range across North America. Here’s what to know, what to carry and what to do should you come face to face with fangs and claws.

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.

Top 5 Dangerous Game Cartridges

Each shooter’s recoil tolerance level is different, and some people appreciate flexibility over specific application, but these five cartridges will cleanly take any dangerous-game animal on earth.

Behind the Bullet: 7mm Weatherby Magnum

Introduced in the mid-1940s, the 7mm Weatherby Magnum case has minimal taper, maximizing powder capacity, and the correlative muzzle velocities show Roy Weatherby’s penchant for speed. Anything the popular 7mm Rem. Mag. will do, the 7mm Weatherby will do just a bit faster.

Montana Seeks to End Protections for Glacier-Area Grizzlies

Montana is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to lift threatened species protections for grizzly bears in the northern portion of the state, including areas in and around Glacier National Park, officials have said

Into the Arctic

Pursuing the Western Arctic caribou herd across the North Slope of Alaska means long days and endless nights.

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.

Cheap vs. Expensive Hunting Rifles: Which is Right for You?

Ever wonder what the difference really is between cheap and expensive hunting rifles (other than the price tag)? Contributor Aram von Benedikt takes us through a few noted differences, along with when to grab which.

Top 8 States for Black Bear Hunting

Looking to tag a really big bruin? Here are the best states to do so.

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