Until recently Glock pistols were viewed as guns for military, law enforcement, personal defense and competitive shooting. While many of these semi-automatic handguns were capable of being used in the field for hunting, most Glock owners never seriously considered them for that purpose. That has now changed with the introduction of the Gen4 MOS (Modular Optic System) pistols. The standout for hunting among the four Glock MOS models is the G40 Gen4 MOS chambered in 10mm Auto.
In 2014 SIG Sauer launched its Elite Performance Ammunition line. Initially made up of a few loads for defensive handguns, the line continues to expand. It now contains JHP loads for 13 handgun cartridges and FMJ loads for eight handgun cartridges, as well as hunting and match loads for the .300 AAC Blackout. Two of the latest JHP loads for the .357 Mag. and .44 Mag. stand out for hunting.
The backcountry can be a dangerous place—and it's not easy to always have your rifle within reach. A powerful sidearm can pay dividends, especially if you find yourself on the wrong side of the probability curve and run into trouble. The Kimber Camp Guard has been designed to fill that niche. Here are five things you need to know.