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  • reloading a rifle with a 6 creedmoor

    Love it or hate it, science proves the Creedmoor is superior to similar cartridges

    A head-to-head performance comparison of the 6.5 Creedmoor and other similar cartridges.
  • Browning TSS Tungsten Turkey

    From turkey guns and chokes, to calls and vests, this round up has a little something for everyone

    From turkey guns and chokes, to calls and vests, this round up has a little something for everyone.
  • legendary arms works hellcat

    A hard-hunting, versatile, .308 that can go long when needed

    The author collaborates with one of the most reputable gun manufacturers in the industry to create a rifle that's equally suited for point blank range as it is for…
  • rutting bull moose river

    Trophy bull moose live in the continent's wettest, coldest places, and if you want to hunt them, expect to suffer and wait, and then celebrate one of hunting's greatest trophies

    Andrew McKean and his hunting partner spend more than a week patroling the shoreline of British Columbia's Toa Lake before they see a pair of bull moose worth shooting.
  • trophy coues deer at night

    Five friends charge into Mexico's drug cartel country for a DIY hunting adventure during the January rut

    Knowing the possible dangers, five hunters travel deep into Mexico's drug cartel territory to hunt coues deer during the January rut.
  • fisherman holding up a walleye

    These classic lures can pull double duty when you’re on the hard-water

    If you’ve thought about consolidating your hard-water tackle box but don’t know where to start, consider these 10 jigs and lures that are equally effective at catching…
  • predator pelt shooting

    If you simply want to kill a furbearer, then shoot a large load. But if you want to protect and preserve the pelt, consider these three options

    Three of the best rifle cartridges for shooting furbearing predators without causing catastrophic damage to the pelt.
  • new hunting knives gear test

    We put the top folders, fixed blades, and replaceable blades through the wringer to see which models make the cut

    A head to head comparison of the latest knives from leading manufacturers to see which blades are the sharpest, most durable, and comfortable to handle in fishing or…
  • muzzleloader riflerifle detail

    If you've ever wanted to take wild game the way Jeremiah Johnson and Hugh Glass did, here's where to start

    Hunting wild game with primitive weapons and tools is a challenge, but with the right gear, it's one of the most unique experiences in the outdoors.

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