In my last blog I detailed four elk hunts to explain how various rifles and bullets performed. Let's continue the reminiscing research so readers can learn from my mistakes -- or at least judge the performance of my gear against their own … [Read more...] about Elk Rifles, Cartridges and Bullets: Part 2
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.
Is the 243 Winchester the “best” deer cartridge for young and recoil sensitive deer hunters? Perhaps. Shooters who have enjoyed more than 50 years on planet Earth might be surprised to hear younger folks questioning the merits of the “old 243 Winchester.” Old? Why, you young … [Read more...] about The Mild But Wild 243 Winchester
A reader writes: I have been looking at some of your YouTube videos and I am in the market for a Leupold riflescope. My shots are about about 400 yards max and as close as 20 yards. What size objective lens would you recommend for that application? I hunt as close to dark … [Read more...] about We Get Letters — Scope Advice, Please