Category: Shooting

The 6.5 Creedmore: Legitimate hunting round or cool trend?

The 6.5 Creedmore: Legitimate hunting round or cool trend?

As a culture, we’re always seeking out newer and better, our tastes constantly shifting. Every new model of phone prompts us to upgrade; every new fashion trend inspires a change of wardrobe. This constant drive to adapt has led to some incredible innovations—not only in pop culture, but in the world of hunting, too. New

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Tricks for saving even more money when handloading your own ammo

Tips to save even more money when handloading your own ammo

It’s no secret that you can create extremely accurate ammunition, save a boatload of money, and all but guarantee your ammo supply during shortages by handloading your own cartridges. But if you’re just getting into handloading, here are a few surefire tips for squeezing some extra savings out of the process, driving your price-per-round down

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A solid argument: Switching to solid bullets for big game

A solid argument: Switching to solid bullets for big game

Ever flipped through the reloading section of an outdoor supply catalog? If you have, you’ve seen the hundreds of bullet types available for just about every caliber under the sun. Jacketed, hollowpoint, partition, softpoint, bonded, capped, frangible…the list is exhaustive and more than a little overwhelming. Each bullet type has unique features and drawbacks depending

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The 5 best elk cartridges for hunters who don’t want to buy another rifle

The 5 best elk cartridges for hunters who don't want to buy another rifle

Unless you’re lucky enough to have them in your backyard, elk are often a once-in-a-lifetime trophy. Should you be fortunate enough to draw a tag, you may spend months pouring over maps, scouting terrain, getting in shape, and searching for the right guides. Then, when you finally have an opportunity to take a shot at

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Try handloading for guaranteed ammo supply in times of trouble

When fear and uncertainty hit—whether from a pandemic, financial crisis, or a good old-fashioned natural disaster—handloading your own ammunition ensures you can keep hunting regardless of what ammo is left on the shelves. This past weekend I went to the range with some friends from out of town. We sighted in a few rifles and

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Master shooting at an angle

Master shooting at an angle

Despite all the confusion surrounding where to aim when shooting at a steep angle, once you know the principles involved, hitting the mark is really quite simple. “Shoot high.” “Aim low.” “It doesn’t matter, just aim for the middle.” If you went to a typical hunting camp and took a poll on where to aim

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