BTB 275 Rigby Lead

Behind the Bullet: .275 Rigby

The .275 Rigby remains a fantastic choice for the big-game hunter, and has done it all over the course of its 130-year history.

Hunting Ammo: What to Look for in a Big-Game Bullet

Contributor Aram von Benedikt details the critical characteristics necessary for an effective deer, elk or moose round, and lists his own personal favorites.

#SundayGunday: Hornady CX Bullets

Get a closer look at Hornady CX bullets, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Behind the Bullet: .340 Weatherby Magnum

If the .338 Winchester Magnum puts an exclamation point on the end of the hunting sentence, the .340 Weatherby Magnum highlights and italicizes the paragraph. After all, that’s what the Weatherby cartridges were designed to do, and the .340 Weatherby does it well.

Behind the Bullet: .416 Ruger

Introduced in 2008, the .416 Ruger is the only commercially produced cartridge in that .416-inch bore diameter designed to fit in a long-action receiver, making it an ideal choice for dangerous game.

Brush-Busting Bullets: Myth or Reality?

An honest look at what it takes to shoot through brush at game.

Behind the Bullet: 27 Nosler

Nosler took the venerable .270 caliber to a new level with the introduction of the 27 Nosler. Conceived as a 21st century upgrade, the cartridge delivers previously unobtainable downrange ballistics by pairing the ultimate combination of case capacity with modern long-for-caliber bullets.

Hardware: Hornady CX

The new Hornady CX bullet is an upgrade of the popular GMX. The company’s ballistic engineers looked at all the attributes of the older GMX design and made some key changes which had an effect on downrange trajectory and terminal performance.

Behind the Bullet: .257 Roberts

The .257 Bob certainly has lost popularity of late, but those who still take him afield each fall quietly go about their business, accurately placing shots and taking game without destroying any more meat than is necessary.

Hunting Rifle Cartridge Renaissance

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

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