Entries for September 2015
By Richard Mann
How much magnification is best for small-game hunting? “Don’t scrimp on a rimfire riflescope; it is likely the scope you’re going to use the most.” That’s good advice from Pat Mundy, markeing communcations manager at Leupold. Mundy says most hunters shoot approximately one box of cartridges in their centerfire rifles e... READ MORE
Nosler Custom Model 48
By Jon R. Sundra
This step down from the Custom Limited Edition is a semi-production gun offered in 10 chamberings.
Mention the name Nosler to any hunter in the world, and it immediately elicits a mental image of bullets, particularly the Nosler Partition on which the company was founded and built its reputation. It all started in 1948 in a small building behind J... READ MORE
The 7-30 Waters
By J. Wayne Fears
Great First Deer Caliber for Youngsters! The offspring of the .30-30 has mild recoil, and is effective on whitetails out to 200 yards.
The cabin door opened with authority as my 13-year old grandson Justin walked in. It was his first time to hunt deer alone, and I thought for him to be coming back to the cabin so soon, there must be a problem.
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The .25-06: Deadly on Deer
By Russell Thornberry
In the hands of an experienced hunter, the quarter bore shines. One thing I’ve learned over the years as a hunter and writer is that hunters seldom agree about which rifles and cartridges are best, particularly those used for deer hunting. The truth is, no one caliber can do it all across the whitetail’s vast range: open prairies,... READ MORE