Hardware: Winchester Varmint X

Every varmint hunter, whether he be targeting alfalfa-raiding ground squirrels or fawn-eating coyotes, knows what he wants in ammunition: something fast and flat with minimal recoil. Inexpensive wouldn't hurt, either.

America’s Most Wanted Ammunition

Philip Massaro reveals just which rifle cartridges are among the most sought after in the industry.

Behind the Bullet: .22-250 Remington

If you’re in the market for a serious coyote rifle, there are many options, but you really can’t go wrong by choosing a .22-250 Rem.

Top 5 Coyote Cartridges

Coyote hunting is a great late-season activity, and if you’ve ever seen a live deer, with its hocks and haunches bloodied and half-eaten, you’ll have little issue in pursuing these creatures to the ends of the earth. Let’s take a look at Phil Massaro's personal top five choices for a coyote cartridge, in no particular order.

Head to Head: .223 Remington vs. .22-250 Remington

We’re all familiar with the abundance of .223 ammunition available, and you should have read a story or two over the years about the accuracy potential of the .22-250, but from a hunter’s standpoint, which one comes out on top?

Head to Head: .22-250 Remington vs. .220 Swift

These two cartridges are the most popular of the truly fast .22 centerfires, but which one comes out on top? Contributor Philip Massaro compares the two and picks the winner.

Sierra Introduces Prairie Enemy .22-250 Remington

Sierra Bullets has introduces a new load in .22-250 Remington, with a 50-grain BlitzKing bullet for explosive expansion in varmints and small game.

Head to Head: .22-250 Remington vs. .204 Ruger

Between the .22-250 Remington and the .204 Ruger, which is the better choice for the hunter in the market for a cartridge capable of handling shots varying from bobcats in thick timber to coyotes across windy, open fields? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Top 5 Predator Cartridges

While there are many great predator cartridges to choose from, these practical choices rise to the top.

Head to Head: .22-250 Remington vs. .224 Valkyrie

Between the .22-250 Remington and the .224 Valkyrie, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

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