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243 Win Versus 7mm-08, By Ron Spomer

Larger bullets and higher energies may, indeed, be more effective on all big game. The “Use Enough Gun” debate has been raging for decades with good evidence on both sides.

6mm Creedmoor – From Range To Field, By Neil Emery

It’s been a decade since the 6.5 Creedmoor was released. It is now an extremely popular round chambered by practically every major rifle manufacturer. While it steadily rose in popularity to become what it is

Tents for Demanding Conditions, By Nolan Osborne

Different climates and hunts often call for different tents, however for most of us, it is neither practical nor feasible to have an arsenal of 2-4 shelters for any situation we may encounter.

The Best Ackley Improved? By Ron Spomer

P.O. Ackley considered the 308 Winchester, far right, so well designed that making it an Ackley Improved was gilding the lily. The same applies to most of its descendants like the 7mm-08 Rem and 260

Leupold Mark 5HD, By Caylen Wojcik

Consumers owe it to themselves to take a hard look at what they’re buying before they succumb to industry hype. Modern rifle scopes aren’t cheap by any stretch, so do yourself a favor and try

Boats for the Backcountry, By Nolan Osborne

For the hunter, inflatables are the best bang for your buck when you are focused on carrying loads. This 13’7” model has a max load rating of nearly 2500lbs, making it more than capable of

Hornady ELD-X, By Joseph Peter

Most of us spend the majority of our lives outside of the woods, mountains, or fields that we hunt in. As such, the drive to continually learn and evolve often finds us looking to other

Mountain Ready Rifles, By Nolan Osborne

To me, the ideal mountain rifle should sit at or under seven pounds, scoped. It should have a stainless or cerakote finish, composite stock, three position safety, and preferably a controlled round feed action.

280 AI My, My, My! By Ron Spomer

  As sometimes happens in the world of rifle cartridges, the 280 AI (Ackley Improved) is becoming more popular than its parent, the excellent 280 Remington. Here’s why: 280 AI shoots 50 fps to 100

Technology & The Purity of Experience, By Nolan Osborne

And yet, here we find ourselves. Under stars, older than the dirt beneath our feet. Surrounded by mountains that took shape before the first of our kind came into existence. Huddled around a campfire, as