First Look: Savage Hog Hunter in .338 Federal

Savage Arms, long time producer of accurate, affordable rifles, is adding the .338 Federal to its six of its rifles this year: the 11 Long Range Hunter, 11 Hog Hunter, 16 FCSS, 16 Bear Hunter, 11 Trophy Hunter XP and 16 Trophy Hunter XP. Here are five things you need to know about the new Hog Hunter.

Top 5 Underrated Rifle Cartridges

When you consider those "Charlie-in-the-box" cartridges that have been pushed aside by their more famous counterparts, here are the five most underrated rifle cartridges of all time.

What Your Favorite Rifle Cartridge Says About You

Just as our favorite colors can be indicative of our personalities, our favorite rifle cartridge can tell an awful lot about us as shooters. Let us begin, shall we, with tongue planted firmly in cheek.

Top 5 Overrated Rifle Cartridges

The myriad selection of rifle cartridges today has a metric ton of overlap, duplication, and some downright silly designs. Some of these designs boast wonderful claims, but not all of them measure up. In order to be overrated, you have to be rated at all, so let’s leave some of the more obscure designs off the menu.

What Your Favorite Rifle Cartridge Says About You, Part II

So, apparently some of you felt left out in the first installment of this piece, and the powers that be have allowed me to extend the party, so as to include you in the festivities. Still, there’s no way to cover them all, and if your favorite didn’t make the list I suggest you pick a new favorite. Kidding, kidding…

Top 5 Bear Loads

Armed with tooth and claw, with an attitude to match when needed, bear hunting demands a well-placed shot, and a sturdily designed bullet of suitable caliber.

Modern Dinosaur Rifles

Just what does it take to tag prehistoric prey? Phil Massaro takes a look at the industry's finest dinosaur rifles.

Summer Survival Tips for Hunters

Some folks revel in the idea of summertime; the picnics, barbecues and time spent at the beach are simply the best experiences of the year. For us hunters, it can represent a lull in the action.

Top 5 Wildcat Cartridges

Here are five cool wildcats that ammunition aficionado Philip Massaro has come across in his years as a gun writer.

Top 5 Whitetail Cartridges

Other than the feral hog, the whitetail deer covers more diverse types of terrain than any other game animal, leading hunters to have a wide variety of favorite cartridges. Additionally, whitetail hunters are perhaps the most fervent defenders and proponents of their chosen cartridges, which can range from the .22 Hornet to the .45-70 Government—not to mention the shotgun crowd. How do you even begin a "Top 5?"

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