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Entries for April 2015

Remington’s Rabbit Rifle Supreme

Remington’s Rabbit Rifle Supreme

By Clair Rees

The Model 597 in .22 Mag proves its worth on small game in Wyoming’s sagebrush country. Except for a few stunted clumps of sagebrush, there was no place to hide in Wyoming’s high desert country. Tim Jansen and I simply lay in the snow, relying on our white camo clothing to keep us unseen. It was the second day of a coyote hunt that had ... READ MORE

‘X’ marks the Spot

‘X’ marks the Spot

By Larry Teague

Browning’s X-Bolt shares the accuracy and reliability of the A-Bolt, but offers some significant improvements. It’s a quarter past dawn, the sun firing the eastern sky in gradients of yellow and orange. Details of my surroundings are gradually being revealed in the growing light. About a dozen whitetails are gathering around a feeder 1... READ MORE

Laser Rangefinder Primer

Laser Rangefinder Primer

By Bob Ross

How laser units work, and why they’ve become indispensable to modern hunters. It was really, really cold out. So cold, the fabric of my daypack froze like a potato chip. So cold, the soda pop in the plastic bottle inside my daypack turned to slush. So when I looked out into the cornfield about 3 p.m. and saw the big white-tailed buck scraping... READ MORE

Close-Range Snake Protection

Close-Range Snake Protection

By Russell Thornberry

Shotshell-loaded pistols are the bee’s knees in poisonous-snake country. The unseasonably warm South Texas weather slowed deer hunting to a crawl. With only 15 minutes of daylight and a 30-minute walk back to the truck, I left my blind a little early. I was sweating, and little gnats swarmed around my face. I brushed them away in aggravation ... READ MORE

A Most Popular Magnum

A Most Popular Magnum

By John Haviland

All hail the 7mm Rem Mag — king of the .284 bores. The 7mm Remington Magnum is the most bought, shot and hunted-with magnum cartridge, despite the continuous introduction of other magnum rounds intended to capture some of its appeal. The 7mm Rem Mag acquired its rank soon after it was introduced way back in 1962 and has held onto that spot ov... READ MORE

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