In our last post we outlined suitable cartridges and bullets for hunting African plains game. In this post we’ll figure out the best plains game rifle for your inexpensive Africa safari. Remember, plains game includes all the non-dangerous game species from 2,000-pound eland down … [Read more...] about Best Plains Game Rifle for Africa
Dream datess are often expensive. Your African dream safari doesn't have to be. It's actually less expensive to hunt big game in Africa than in North America IF you plan a safari for less. We are going to show you how to do just that in a series of in-depth articles right here on … [Read more...] about How To Plan Africa Safari for Less $
A reader recently requested a ballistic comparison between same weight bullets in a 300 Win. Mag. and 7mm Rem. Mag. launched at maximum velocities for each. (See previous 300 WM vs. 7mm RM comparisons on this site here and here. These demonstrate there's more than one way to run … [Read more...] about 300 Win Mag Races 7mm Rem Again!
This isn’t your usual Father’s Day Gift Guide. This is the Ron Spomer tested and approved ('cause I use these) Best Dad Outdoor Gifts. You can trust it because (A.) I’m not just a Dad, but a Grand Dad. (Ain’t that grand?!) And (B.) I’m an outdoorsman. A been-there-done-that, … [Read more...] about Buy Best Dad Outdoor Gifts!
Pity the poor Porro prism binocular. Out of fashion despite superior performance. That’s right, the old Porro can outperform the sleekest new roof prisms with two eyes tied behind its… er, I mean, taped shut. Not really. But it can give you equal performance for about half the … [Read more...] about Porro Prism Binocular a Best Buy
You might be a deadly field shot, but if you also wish to become a hunting guide, you must memorize this essential command: "Stop fiddling with your gear and shoot!" Too Much Gear Can Hamper a Deadly Field Shot Gear manipulation has replaced aiming as the primary occupation of … [Read more...] about Stop Fiddling: Become A Deadly Field Shot
Too many riflemen suffer under the misperception they need to spend $1,000 to $10,000 dollars on a special long range rifle in order to shoot far. You need at least a 26-inch barrel and a 20X scope and a 338 Lapua Magnum or 28 Nosler, right? Naw. Your deer rifle will … [Read more...] about Long Range Rifle on a Budget
In our last post we selected the 300 Winchester Magnum cartridge as the best, all-round compromise for handling everything from brown bears to blacktails in our perfect Alaska rifle. Now let’s select the actual rifle for igniting those cartridges. The Ideal Action for the … [Read more...] about Here’s Your Perfect Alaska Rifle, Part 2