Heavy bullets win over lighter, faster bullets in our recent survey. I asked if you preferred larger calibers and heavier, slower moving bullets or smaller diameter, faster projectiles for hunting. In other words, do you think big bullets at lower velocities kill more efficiently … [Read more...] about Slow, Heavy Bullets Win!
The under-appreciated 257 Weatherby Magnum has been the heavyweight champ of the lightweight quarter-bore shooting world for 75 years. Yes, the old geezer is still fastest! Roy Weatherby once shot a cape buffalo with one. But that’s not the reason you might want to shoot one. … [Read more...] about 257 Weatherby Magnum Rides Again
Who’d have thought a miniature Mossberg Super Bantam 20 gauge would turn two Alaska neophytes into successful turkey hunters in the tough mountains of Idaho? One gun, two females (one just ten years old) who’d never seen a turkey or fired a shotgun and not only do they both get … [Read more...] about Mossberg Super Bantam Turkey 20 ga Riton!
To be Ackley Improved or not to be Ackley Improved? With sincere apologies to the ghost of Shakespeare, that is today’s question. Or at least one of them. Which Cartridge Benefits Most from Ackley Improved Treatment? Reader K. Akins recently wrote to ask which cartridge I … [Read more...] about Best Ackley Improved Cartridge?
The Swarovski dS 5-25x52mm riflescope might be technology gone too far or the most effective tool ever invented for reducing wounding loss. It all depends on how you use it. Taking the Swarovski dS Test Drive Five friends and I wrung out six of the new Swarovski dS … [Read more...] about Swarovski dS Rangefinder Scope
"Accidental New Zealand 6.5 Creedmoor Tests" could be the title of this article. I hadn’t planned on hunting the world’s largest antlered red stags, tough mountain tahr, and “moose-antlered” fallow deer with the little 6.5mm everyone loves — or loves to hate. But it happened, so … [Read more...] about New Zealand 6.5 Creedmoor Tests
Wide, heavy bullets. Are they better at anchoring game than lighter, faster bullets? We want to know and you can help us find out. Give us your opinion based on your hunting experiences. Hunters have been debating the terminal efficacy of large caliber, wide, heavy … [Read more...] about Wide Heavy Bullets Best? Vote Here
How do you choose the ideal hunting bullet? A reader recently asked the following: Good day, I enjoy you articles Ron but I do have a question I just got a Hawkeye 7MM Mag Ruger I want to use the right bullet for this rifle, sure would like some advice on this not haveing shot … [Read more...] about Ideal Hunting Bullet: How to Choose