Head to Head: .22 Hornet vs. .218 Bee
Both cartridges are easy on the ears and have minimal recoil, yet are effective for any of the smaller species for which they are suited. Which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Debating Anti-Hunters Part II
The author had an exchange about the local coyote population in Northern Virginia with a woman on social media. Their discussion serves as a good follow-up to his last article on handling anti-hunters.
Head to Head: 6.5 Creedmoor vs. 6.5 PRC
Between the 6.5 Creedmoor and the 6.5 PRC, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Debating Anti-Hunters
Any seasoned hunter could be accused occasionally of trying to out-shout an anti-hunter. But most of us also should follow our own advice: first count to 10. Then, and only then, calmly hit ’em with the facts.
Head to Head: .22 LR vs. .22 WMR
Between the .22 LR and .22 WMR, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Head to Head: .30-06 Springfield vs. .300 Winchester Magnum
Between the .30-06 and .300 Win. Mag., which is the better choice for the elusive “all-around” hunting cartridge? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Join the Hunt: Argue to Succeed
Most Americans do not disapprove of hunting. Then again, most Americans don’t really understand much about conservation. As we advocate for hunting’s role on our landscape, it’s important to note arguments that work and don’t work when speaking with nonhunters and anti-hunters.
.30-06 Springfield: Is it Still the Best All-Around Big-Game Hunting Cartridge?
In the last 10 years, ammunition manufacturers have delivered newly designed cartridges that are more consistent, more efficient and more precise than ever before. Will the century-plus-old .30-06 Springfield have to gracefully hand the “most popular” position to a new leader?
Bolt-Action Rifles: Push-Feed vs. Controlled-Round-Feed
It’s been an argument that has gone on for well over a half-century: Is the controlled-round-feed or the push-feed design better for the hunter?
How to Successfully Debate Anti-Hunters
Debating an anti-hunter can quickly become a lesson in futility if you don’t have your arguments in order. Our author passes on a few tricks learned from a recent seminar on the topic.