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Shooting Drills for Dangerous Game

Any hunter who pursues dangerous game is advised to “bring enough gun.” It is also advised to learn how to run that gun. Here are a handful of shooting drills to teach you that.

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.

Hardware: Bergara Premier Canyon Rifle

The Bergara Premier Canyon rifle is beautifully lightweight and comfortable to carry. It balances like a Latin dancer and shoots as well as its heritage suggests.

Top 5 Dangerous Game Cartridges

Each shooter’s recoil tolerance level is different, and some people appreciate flexibility over specific application, but these five cartridges will cleanly take any dangerous-game animal on earth.

Judge Rules on Suspended Wisconsin Wolf Hunt

A Jefferson County judge has ruled the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) violated the law when it chose not to hold a wolf hunt in February 2021, in the wake of the animal's removal from the endangered species list.

Behind the Bullet: .350 Rigby Magnum

The .350 Rigby Magnum is vastly overlooked even among rifle cranks but was at one time as popular as the .375 H&H Magnum. Released in 1908, it is an entirely original design, and was the first to feature the sharp 45-degree shoulder which is the hallmark of the Rigby designs.

Behind the Bullet: .450 Nitro Express

Despite its rarity today, we all owe the .450 Nitro Express a debt of gratitude for the simple fact that it established a ballistic formula upon which so many dangerous game hunters rely.

#SundayGunday: Kimber Talkeetna

Get a closer look at the Kimber Talkeetna, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday video series.

Blaser Introduces R8 Rifle in 6.5 PRC

Blaser has announced a new chambering for its R8 modular rifle—6.5 PRC. The R8's straight-pull bolt-action platform offers hunters a vast number of configurations to meet their needs in the field.

An Ode to the .300 Weatherby Magnum

Despite an array of competitors being introduced since its 1944 debut, Weatherby’s original .30-caliber magnum cartridge is arguably still the best in class.

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