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Guns

A Left-Handed Semiautomatic Rimfire — Finally!

Southpaws finally get a semiauto rimfire with the new left-hand Ruger 10/22.

Craig Boddington

7 Great Guns for Left-Handed Hunters

Southpaws shoot too! Here are some of the best available options.

Craig Boddington

How to Build an AR Hunting Rifle

A modern sporting rifle topped with a low-power scope makes a great tool for big game hunting.

Joe Ferronato

CVA Launches the New Cascade Short Barrel Rifle

This new short barrel rifle is the perfect budget-friendly, close-quarters rifle for your

The Editors

The Only Three Guns You Need to Go Hunting

From squirrels to ducks to deer, here are the three firearms you need to hunt anything in the

Craig Boddington

What To Do When Your Rifle Breaks While On a Hunt

Learn some basic firearm first aid and make sure you don't end your hunt early.

Steve Opat

Ammo

7 Cartridges for Killing Coyotes

Killing predators cleanly requires the right cartridge for the job.

Joseph Von Benedikt

Field Review the New Terminal Ascent Hunting Bullet from Federal

Terminal Ascent takes what makes a great match bullet and combines that with what makes a

Joe Ferronato

5 New Ammo Options from Winchester

From big-game hunting to wingshooting, these new loads have exceptional field performance.

The Editors

5 Old Cartridges That Deserve Another Look

There's a new crop of impressive centerfire cartridges on the market, but that doesn't mean

Brad Fitzpatrick

Ammo Companies are Working Tirelessly to Meet Hunting Season Demand

According the NSSF, new gun owners, combined with aggressive purchasing trends of existing

Sam Forbes

New Remington Core-Lokt Tipped Ammo Now Available

Remington Ammunition is back and offering hunting cartridge advancements, such as the new

Sam Forbes

Optics

6 Top Long-Range Hunting Scopes

A growing class of scopes combines versatile reticles and fast controls for maximum precision

Andrew McKean

Crimson Trace Brushline Pro Scopes: Field Review

Crimson Trace Brushline Pro Scopes are built specifically for rifle hunters; here's a full

Joe Ferronato

Crimson Trace Brushline Pro: Scope Review

Crimson Trace, a company known for its laser sights, has introduced a full line of new

Joe Ferronato

The Best Rangefinders Under $200

If you're looking for a budget-friendly new rangefinder, here are four great options.

Colton Heward

Bushnell Forge Binoculars: A New Addition to the Hunting Optics Lineup

All four Forge models offer low-light clarity and in-field durability for under $600.

Sam Forbes

New Leica Geovid Pro 32 Rangefinding Binoculars

Legendary Geovid rangefinders get downsized into a compact, lightweight design.

David Draper

Bowhunting

8 Top-Rated Crossbows of 2021

This field review includes 4 top-of-the-line crossbows as well as 4 budget-friendly models.

Chris Larsen

The New Hoyt Ventum 33 Bow: A Backcountry Killer

The Ventum 33 may be the best backcountry bow Hoyt has ever made.

Joe Ferronato

New for 2021: Burris Oracle X Range-Finding Crossbow Scope

The Burris Oracle X is the first and most advanced range-finding crossbow scope on the market,

Petersen's Hunting Staff

Ranking the 5 Best Crossbows for 2020

Crossbow technology, accuracy and power continue to advance with demand, and this year's crop

Chris Larsen

Best New Bowhunting Gear for 2020

These are our favorite new products of the year for the archery crowd.

Petersen's Hunting Editors

Knives

New for 2021: New Kits, Replaceable-Blade Knives from Old Timer

The Camp Kit and Lightweight Field Dressing Kit, and a replaceable-blade series are

Petersen's Hunting Staff

5 New Knives for Hunters

From fixed blades to folders, here are the blades we'll be carrying during hunting season.

David Draper

Wild Game Processing: Get the Edge

From field dressing wild game to prepping it for the table, a chef is judged by the blade of

David Draper

Replaceable Blade Knives

These replaceable blade knives are all the rage–but do they measure up when put to the test?

Kali Parmley

Best Hunting Knives and Tools

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David Hart

Introducing the 2016 Buck Knives Lineup

Buck's innovative Open Season Series knives are the perfect combination of tools for a

PH Online Editors

Clothing

Master of Illusion: A Q&A with Bill Jordan

The camo innovator gives us a look into past, present and future of Realtree

Jim Bequette

Boots for the Backcountry

Picking poorly made footwear can make or break a hunt.

Joe Arterburn

Stone Glacier Releases the SQ2 Alpine Gaiter

By focusing on problems to solve, Stone Glacier has been able to reinvent the fit, function,

Joe Ferronato

Training with KUIU Athletic Apparel

KUIU's new athletic gear is built by hunters for hunters.

Joe Ferronato

Best Rubber Hunting Boots of 2021

Here are our top 5 boot choices that will keep your feet dry and comfortable.

Sam Forbes

FORLOH Camo Apparel Review – Functional, Technical, American-Made

Designed to disrupt, FORLOH is changing everything about what hunters expect from their camo

David Draper

Camping

Top-Rated Water Purification Systems for the Backcountry Hunter

When it comes to backcountry health, few things trump the importance of clean water.

Jace Bauserman

Carrying the Kitchen Sink

It's vitally important to have the right pack size and frame fit before heading off the grid.

Kali Parmley

What's In Your Backcountry Pack?

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Outdoor Sportsman Group

Tracy Breen

The Ultimate Sleeping Bag And Pad For Backpack Hunters

Chasing elk in the mountains on a backpack hunt during the rut is the ultimate bucket-list

David Draper

Accessories

5 Best Bino Harnesses for Hunting

Here are the best options for carrying your optics while in the field in 2022.

Joe Ferronato

Revic Stabilizer Backpacker Tripod In-Field Review

Egos aside, hunting with a lightweight tripod will increase your odds of success.

Keith Wood

Tested Tough: Quiet Kat APEX E-Bike

Silently stalking antelope on the Montana plains with an electric bike.

Mike Schoby

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters

Looking for the perfect gift for the hunter in your life? Here's our list of field-ready items

The Editors

Track and Train with the New Garmin Alpha 10

Compact, yet full featured, this new e-collar keeps hunters in control.

The Editors

2021 Petersen's Hunting Father's Day Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for the has-it-all dad? We have you covered; here are our top

Petersen's Hunting Staff

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