Is long range hunting really hunting? There is no clear definition of the ancient, instinctive human activity called hunting. But there is plenty of argument over so-called long range hunting. Perfect Shot, Imperfect Hunt A gentleman on a social media … [Read more...] about Stop Long Range Hunting?
As two videos embedded below show, Legendary Arms Works M704 rifles feature the most innovative controlled-round-feed bolt-action since the M98 Mauser. The excellent M704 bolt is the heart of LAW Professional II rifles. Wilson Arms match-grade barrels, Timney triggers, handlaid … [Read more...] about Legendary Arms Works M704 Bolt Action
An Eastern flatlander heading west for an elk hunt at 8,500 feet asked if altitude changes trajectory enough to worry about? And the answer is a clear no. Yes. Maybe. Well, it depends. Perhaps we should dig a little deeper… How high were you planning to hunt? Kind of a … [Read more...] about How Altitude Changes Trajectory
The Blaser R8 modular rifle is the Transformer of the hunting rifle world. It’s pricier than the typical U.S. bolt-action of similar quality, but that’s partly because you can change it from a scoped 223 Remington to an open-sight 500 Jeffery with a single screwdriver in about … [Read more...] about Blaser R8 Modular Take Down Rifle
At $848 MSRP, the Mossberg Patriot Revere bolt-action rifle may well be today's "best buy" in a traditional hunting rifle. And there's a bonus: it has a much prettier than average walnut stock. Swirled walnut in the butt of this $848 Mossberg Patriot Revere bolt-action rifle … [Read more...] about Mossberg Patriot Revere Bolt Action Review Video
Comparing the 45-70 and 7x57 cartridges will raise eyebrows. Might even turn the air blue on some social media sites (apples to oranges!) I’ll be called everything from a dumb #$&*%! to an ignorant #+=$^@*. But we shall know the truth, and the truth shall set us free. (That’s … [Read more...] about 45-70 and 7×57 Mauser Compared
Is a 6.5 Creedmoor a good 270 Winchester replacement? We get questions at RonSpomerOutdoors.com, and today's asks what cartridge could replace a well used, effective 270 Winchester deemed by the questioner too similar in performance to his 7mm Rem. Mag. A reader finds … [Read more...] about Reader Asks 270 Winchester Replacement?
Hunting travel tips have been useful ever since the first hominids walked out of Africa and their friends admonished “don’t forget your stick!” These days our hunting sticks are a lot more complex, but just as important, as I discovered yet again during my recent hunt with Fort … [Read more...] about 10 Hunting Travel Tips Save Money