Can you shoot bullets too fast to expand when they strike game? Some folks seem to think so. Bullets Too Fast for Bears I was in bear camp where our Canadian guide, a capital fellow, was doing his best to make sure his clients were properly prepared for their hunts. He … [Read more...] about Bullets Too Fast to Expand?
Gauging the age of a wild buck deer isn’t as easy as counting antler tines. As detailed in this article on this website, you can't depend solely on antler size when visually aging bucks. A 4x4 rack does not indicate a 4-year-old buck. Neither does a wide, tall rack. Bucks … [Read more...] about Aging Bucks by Body Traits
All my life I’ve heard tales of mighty magnums flinging deer and elk “ten feet backwards,” flipping them onto their backs, spinning them 180 degrees and otherwise flooring them like the Hammer of Thor. Impressive. Where can I experience this? Strangely, … [Read more...] about Why Knockdown Isn’t
The sun was on the Nebraska horizon and a Mossberg 243 Winchester bolt-action was on my shoulder when a herd of November whitetails exploded from a copse of trees and scattered into the Sandhills. Flashing tails, leaping legs, long necks and there! Antlers! Wide, tall, … [Read more...] about 243 Winchester vs. 30-30 Win.