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    Second amendment sanctuaries gaining popularity across the U.S. By John Haughey

    The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on March 14 that Remington Arms, maker of the Bushmaster XM15-E2S Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook…
  • small rainbow trout on the kamchatka river

    Photos of floating, camping, and fly fishing through one of the most uninhabited and wild corners of Siberia

    Trout in Russia have a short summer, and with limited time to pack on the pounds, they’ll hit anything. This place is everything a U.S. angler dreams about—but getting…
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    Simple and delicious recipes for cooking ground big-game, waterfowl, and upland bird meat

    There are dozens if not hundreds of different ways to use ground wild game. You can use it the same way you’d use ground beef or pork and, and it beats paying outrageous…
  • desert national wildlife refuge

    Nevada's DNWR once spanned 2.25-million acres, but the U.S. Department of Defense has continually reduced its size, and is preparing to do it again

    In 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, a 2.25-million-acre refuge (roughly the size of Yellowstone National Park) for…
  • Versatile, lightweight, and strong, parachute cord is amazingly useful for building a shelter, acquiring food, or starting a fire in an emergency

    Today, you can find paracord everywhere. It’s lightweight, inexpensive, and expendable. It’s also a great item in a survival situation, which is why there should always…
  • utah river

    President Trump approves bipartisan John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund and protecting public land and water for future generations

    On March 12, 2019, President Trump signed Senate Bill 47, better known as the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, into law, which…
  • handgun and ammo in front of legal books

    Plus: Law abiding gun owners help stop active shootings

    The House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies staged a hearing on “Addressing the Public Health Emergency of Gun Violence”…
  • hunter and son kneeling next to an antelope

    Invaluable tips from Gunwerks instructors for getting the most out of your rifle and ammo

    Last fall I had an opportunity to attend one of Gunwerks’ Long Range University shooting classes at the NRA Whittington Center outside Raton, New Mexico. Here are the…
  • the farmington river

    The Natural Resources Management Act is the "biggest advancement for river protection that we’ve seen in nearly a decade"

    River lovers are celebrating the Natural Resources Management Act of 2019, which will conserve more than 600 miles of rivers and streams under the Wild & Scenic Rivers…

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  • desert national wildlife refuge

    Nevada's DNWR once spanned 2.25-million acres, but the U.S. Department of Defense has continually reduced its size, and is preparing to do it again

    In 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, a 2.25-million-acre refuge (roughly the size of Yellowstone National Park) for…
  • utah river

    President Trump approves bipartisan John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund and protecting public land and water for future generations

    On March 12, 2019, President Trump signed Senate Bill 47, better known as the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, into law, which…

The .30/06 Springfield: Why This Old Cartridge is Still the Best for Big Game Hunting

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  • alex robinson
    Robinson is OL's digital guru. He likes bowhunting, muddy duck dogs, and good Facebook videos.
  • tyler freel
    Freel calls Alaska home. If it can be hunted, fished, or trapped, he does it there, but hunting Dall sheep is his biggest passion.
  • natalie krebs
    Krebs is OL's senior editor. She’s partial to deer and turkey hunting, but lives in NYC, where she must resort to bowhunting rats and pigeons.
  • john snow
    Snow is OL's Shooting Editor. He lives in Montana with a French Pointer that gives him dirty looks whenever he picks up a rifle instead of a shotgun.

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