Top 6 Low Recoil Hunting Cartridges Lead

Top 6 Low-Recoil Hunting Cartridges

Your hunting rifle doesn’t need to produce painful recoil to get the job done. Here are six centerfire hunting cartridges that are easy on the shoulder yet effective on big game.

Hunting Rifle Cartridge Renaissance

These five cartridges are seeing renewed interest from deer hunters thanks to new hunting laws and improved ballistic performance. 

Federal Introduces HammerDown Lever-Action Ammo

Federal's new HammerDown ammo is designed for optimal cycling and performance in the lever-gun platform.

Tested: Modern Reloading Powders for the .30-30 Win.

Handloading for Grandpa's old .30-30 can greatly improve it's effective range. Here's why it's worthwhile, and how to go about it.

Top 5 Lever-Action Rifle Cartridges

Let's take a closer look at five of the best lever-action rifle cartridges.

Review: Hornady Subsonic .30-30 Winchester Ammo

Quiet, lethal and suppressor-friendly, there’s a lot to love about Hornady’s new Subsonic .30-30 load. It’s great for game species of every size at close ranges and features a Sub-X bullet that delivers reliable expansion and solid bullet construction.

Behind the Bullet: .30-30 Winchester

The .30-30 Winchester remains a top-seller, and new rifles are continually produced for the veteran cartridge. Why? It’s a simple design, easy on the shoulder and wallet, and very effective inside of 200 yards.

Hardware: Winchester Model 94 Sporter

The Model 94 Sporter is fast and reliable, and it's made with a quality that assures it will put bucks on the ground for generations to come.

An Ode to the .30-30 Winchester

The .30-30 Winchester remains a top-seller, and new rifles are continually produced for the veteran cartridge. Why would a short, slow, rimmed cartridge hang on the way the .30-30 has? There are several identifiable reasons.

Head to Head: .30-30 Winchester vs. .35 Remington

Between the .30-30 Win. and the .35 Rem., which is the more useful cartridge for hunters? Contributor Philip Massaro compares the two and picks the winner.

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