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!
Before you come to blows with your buddies over who has the “Best” rifle, you need to understand two acronyms: bee-cee and em-vee, more commonly seen as BC and MV. These stand for Ballistic Coefficient and Muzzle Velocity. They and they alone determine which … [Read more...] about Shoot Better! Ballistic Coefficient and MV
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.
by Ron Spomer The idea of "chasing" game is foreign to most of today's hunters, who'd rather wait in ambush, but that doesn't diminish the ethical need for "fair chase hunting." The question is how one defines it. And the Boone & Crocket Club is so … [Read more...] about Hunt Fair Chase, Win a Rifle & Scope
The Boone & Crockett Records of North American Big Game “book,” 13th Edition of 2011, reveals not just the biggest typical and non-typical whitetail antlers ever recorded by that august organization, but some of the weirdest, too. Via the B&C scoring system, a rack must … [Read more...] about Weird and Wild Trophy Whitetails