Tag: Hunting

Takedown!

[su_heading size=”30″]Sixteen-year-old Macie Stewart is a proven champion on the wrestling mat and on the hunt.[/su_heading] STORY AND PHOTOS BY SCOTT HAUGEN [su_dropcap style=”light”]S[/su_dropcap]itting at timber’s edge, we waited for the dense fog to lift. We’d been in position for nearly...

A Striking Softpoint

[su_heading size=”30″]On any continent, the Barnes LRX offers hunters eye-opening accuracy potential and deep penetration at long distance.[/su_heading] STORY AND PHOTOS BY PHIL MASSARO [su_dropcap style=”flat”]“H[/su_dropcap]ow far?” The two simple words said much more than they implied. First, both Poen van...

Swift Solution

[su_heading size=”30″]Like the hot desert wind of the same name, Scirocco II bullets are powerful and unrelenting.[/su_heading]  STORY AND PHOTOS BY PHIL MASSARO  [su_dropcap style=”flat”]I[/su_dropcap] had been frustrated with the terminal performance of my .300 Winchester Magnum, as the cup-and-core bullets...

Shooting Sharps

[su_heading size=”30″]The gun that made it safe for the Winchester to win the West.[/su_heading] STORY AND PHOTOS BY MIKE NESBITT [su_dropcap style=”light”]C[/su_dropcap]hristian Sharps already had some limited experience with breechloaders when he patented his fallingblock action in 1848. He’d worked at...

Playing Favorites

[su_heading size=”30″]How one rifle and load became a go-to combo for deer-sized game.[/su_heading] STORY AND PHOTOS BY MIKE DICKERSON [su_dropcap style=”light”]A[/su_dropcap]s an outdoor writer, I’m often asked what my favorite rifle is. My standard answer, especially when I’m in the field,...

Fault Line Swine

[su_heading size=”30″]The author and a Weatherby Vanguard .375 H&M Magnum pursue feral pigs in the ‘Earthquake Capital of the World.’[/su_heading] STORY AND PHOTOS BY BRAD FITZPATRICK [su_dropcap style=”flat”]H[/su_dropcap]alfway between California’s Bay Area and the sprawling urban megalopolis of Los Angeles lies...

Pellets and Patterns

[su_heading size=”30″]Choosing the right loads and chokes is all part of preparing your turkey gun for spring success. [/su_heading] STORY AND PHOTOS BY TROY RODAKOWSKI [su_dropcap style=”light”]W[/su_dropcap]hether you prefer a 20-, 12- or even a 10-gauge shotgun to go after your spring...