8 Great New Hunting Rifles For 2022 Lead

8 Great New Hunting Rifles for 2022

Here’s a closer look at some of the most exciting hunting rifles introduced this year.

Hardware: Marlin Model 1895 SBL

A large part of what makes the new Ruger-made 1895 SBL an ideal calling card is that it appeals to both hunters and personal protectors. Chambered in .45-70 Gov't, regardless of the game, or the threat, this slick-handling powerhouse is a closer.

‘Straight-Shooting’ Advice

Iowa and other states are opening shotgun-only deer seasons to straight-walled cartridges like the .45-70 Gov’t., .444 Marlin and .450 Bushmaster. Here’s how to wring the most performance from their rainbow-like trajectories.

Marlin 336XLR

The main reason for the success of the XLR and cowboy-action shooting: Quite simply, lever-actions are fun to shoot.

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