The 264 Winchester Magnum is a 6.5mm cartridge that was ahead of its time when created in 1958. It slipped into a coma in the mid-1960s and has been at death’s door ever since. But it could revive, perhaps even thrive because it produces better ballistics than all but one or two … [Read more...] about Can 264 Winchester Magnum Rise From Dead?
A north Idaho, Flying B cougar hunt may be the ultimate, classic, anti-cabin-fever, winter, big game adventure. It's the cat's meow. And I'm not lion. If you're still with me after those pathetic puns, you must be seriously interested in hunting the western hemisphere's … [Read more...] about Flying B Cougar Hunt Challenges Biases, Endurance
An acquaintance was complaining recently that this overhyped 6.5 Creedmoor really gets his goat. I have to agree. The overhyped 6.5 Creedmoor really got my goat, too. In Spain. At 350 yards. At the risk of sounding like some kind of overhyped 6.5 Creedmoor nut job myself, I … [Read more...] about Overhyped 6.5 Creedmoor Really Gets My Goat
Let's have a contest: 6.5 Creedmoor versus 270 Winchester. Which cartridge wins the race? In my ongoing campaign to shine the light of reality on the "6.5 Creedmoor revolution," I’ve decided to run this 6.5 Creedmoor versus 270 Winchester comparison. I’m not doing this because I … [Read more...] about 6.5 Creedmoor Versus 270 Winchester
Hunting camp pranks are legendary, but some are inadvertent. Such was the deer guidprank -- the "heart attack" prank -- I accidentally pulled on a pair of Texas deer hunting guides several years ago. The hunt was one of those manufacturer-sponsored trips designed to get products … [Read more...] about Deer Guide Prank
The young deer hunter shot often, but he didn’t shoot quickly. That made it a productive day for his ammo manufacturer and a great day for the mule deer he was trying to hit. The hunter sent eight — count ‘em, 8! — 300 Weatherby Magnum loads downrange, hitting nothing but dirt. … [Read more...] about Eight Tips: Shoot Quickly to Score
Don’t tell your friends what I’m about to tell you because they’ll just be jealous, but… you probably own the world’s deadliest deer rifle. What I mean by this is that your current deer rifle, if it is legal in the jurisdictions where you hunt, is potentially perfect for … [Read more...] about World’s Deadliest Deer Rifle
My wife’s new Swift bullets Kimber Adirondack combo is swift and deadly for all the reasons hunters care about — field proficiency. Chambered for the short-action 7mm-08 Remington and spitting 150-grain Swift Sciroccos, this rig is light, short, fast and deadly. Darn near … [Read more...] about Swift Bullets Kimber Adirondack — Ideal Hunting Rig