Category: Shooting

.17 HMR: 8 of the Top Rifles for Plinking and Varmint Hunting

Savage Arms/Cabela’s/Marlin
.17 HMR

These are our top picks for rifles chambered in .17 HMR. It has been on the market for less than 20 years, but it is probably safe to say that .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire is here to stay at this point. If you are not familiar with this round, it uses a parent case .22 […]

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How to Thank a Hunting or Fishing Mentor

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Here’s how you can thank an outdoor mentor that got you started hunting and fishing. If you’re anything like us, chances are that your mentoring program involved a parent, grandparent, or guardian. They were a lover of all outdoor activities themselves, and passed it along to us. For many young people, their role models came […]

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300 Winchester Magnum: All There is to Know About the Caliber

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Powerful and accurate, the .300 Win Mag is one of the best-selling cartridges around. Introduced in 1963, this powerful rifle cartridge has become extremely popular among long-range shooters, big-game hunters, and law enforcement. With bullet weights from the flat-shooting 165-grain to the common 180-grain bullet to the ultra powerful 220-grain and velocities reaching 3,300 fps […]

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.22 Rifles: 10 of the Best for Plinking and Hunting Fun

Ruger/Marlin

These are the best .22 rifles on the market right now. When it comes to classic firearm calibers, .22 long rifle never seems to go out of style. Countless people have learned basic firearms safety and shooting skills using a simple rimfire rifle. It makes total sense, .22 is cheap, plentiful and has almost no […]

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6.5 Creedmoor: The Round and 10 of the Best Rifles on the Market Chambered For It

Cablea’s/Cabela’s/ Cabela’s
6.5 Creedmoor Rifles

These are the best 6.5 Creedmoor rifle options on the market today. No rifle round on the market today is more controversial than 6.5 Creedmoor. The debates over this round vs .308 Winchester are already legendary. However, today we’re not here to talk about that debate. That is something for a whole other article. Instead […]

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.270 Winchester Rifles: 10 Top Choices For the Classic Hunting Round

Remington/Bergara/Savage Arms
.270 Winchester Rifles

The .270 Winchester is still a dynamite hunting round. When it comes to iconic hunting rounds, .270 Winchester is one that often stands out in the crowd. First developed in the early 1920s, the round became a household name, mostly through the praise of legendary outdoor writer Jack O’Connor, who endlessly praised the round in […]

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Rifle Scopes for Long Distance Shooting: Best Features and 6 Top Choices

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To go long, you simply need an optic that’s up to the task. Here’s what to look for in a long range rifle scope and a few good suggestions. For effective long range shooting, you need a long range rifle scope, plain and simple. What exactly is a long range rifle scope? That varies a […]

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.357 Magnum Rifles: 6 Great Guns Perfect for Deer Hunting

Ruger/Marlin/Henry
.357 Magnum Rifles

These .357 Magnum rifles will put deer on the ground this season. While one may traditionally think of handguns for self-defense when they think of .357 Magnum, this round has proven itself over the years as a quality hunting round for deer and similar-sized big game animals. Using .38 Special as a parent case, .357 […]

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Federal Premium Says They Hired 1,500 New Workers in 18 Months to Combat Ammo Shortages

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Ammo Shortages

Federal Premium gives an update on the current state of ammo production. Sportsmen and women across the country have been feeling the frustrations of the current ammo shortage that started back in early 2020. While some areas are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel, plenty of others are still experiencing bare […]

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.44 Magnum Rifles: 6 Top Choices for Hunters and Ranchers

Ruger/Winchester/Henry Repeating Arms
.44 Magnum

These 44 Magnum rifles are perfect brush and hunting guns. When it comes to iconic American handgun cartridges, the .44 Remington Magnum sits up near the top of the list. Developed in the 1950s and made famous by the giant magnum revolvers in the “Dirty Harry” movies, this round delivers muzzle velocities between 1,100 and […]

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