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Why Public Opinion of Hunting Matters

Despite its importance as a good food source, as a wildlife-management tool and as a crucial source of funding for conservation in the United States, hunting remains vulnerable to misinformation and negative attention from ill-informed media, which can encourage support for restrictive legislation. The hunting community must appeal to non-hunters through common goals, motivations and values if our pastime is to remain a fixture in American life.

.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?

Opinion: The .30-06 Is Dead

The time of the .30-06 has come and gone while the 6.5 Creedmoor rises to the top as the most popular centerfire rifle cartridge.

Opinion: Why the 7mm-08 Remington is the Ultimate Whitetail Cartridge

The 7mm-08 Remington is hands-down the perfect whitetail cartridge. Here’s why.

Opinion: The Only 3 Guns a Hunter Ever Needs

So you want to hunt every game animal in North America? Here are the only guns you’ll ever need.

Opinion: Subsonic Ammo Sucks for Big-Game Hunting

Subsonic ammo just doesn’t cut it for big-game hunting. Here’s why.

Are High-End Scopes Worth the Splurge?

For decades, hunters have been advised to spend more money on their scope than the rifle they mount it on, but is this advice still relevant in today’s burgeoning optics market?

Opinion: Why I Hate the .270

Contributor Bryce M. Towsley explains why his quest to find love for the .270 has gone unfulfilled.

7 Reasons Why Long-Range Hunting is a Horrible Idea

Here are seven reasons why this lifelong hunter is opposed to long-range hunting.

Stop Doing Stupid Stuff

Some hunters do stupid stuff. Don't be one of those hunters.

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