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Is the 10mm The Right Gun for Bear Defense?

The 10mm may be the perfect sidearm when a grizzly charges you.

Joseph von Benedikt

Top Five Modern Hunting Cartridges

Time to abandon the .30-06 debate and bow down to these spicy new cartridges.

Joseph von Benedikt

Top 25 Rifles for Hunting in the Last 50 Years

The Top 25 Rifles for Hunting is one of a three-part series of the Top 50 Guns for Hunting in

Petersen's Hunting Staff

Beautiful Reproduction: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle Tested

Can Uberti match the quality and slick cycling of Winchester's best lever-action rifle for a

Wayne van Zwoll

This Is The New Weatherby Orion Side-By-Side Shotgun

For outdoorsman who take to the uplands, this new side-by-side scattergun matches premium

Joe Ferronato

Tested Tough: Marlin's 336 Remarkably Re-Imagined By Ruger

The newest version of their classic lever-action rifle hits a home run.

Kevin E. Steele


The Top 6 Most Reliable Deer Hunting Bullets

What constitutes a “reliable” deer bullet? One that kills cleanly and dependably from a

Joseph von Benedikt

Insider Look at Nosler: A Legacy of Perfection

After 75 years of innovation, the storied history of this company will only prove to carry

Keith Wood

.22-250 vs. .223 Tested - Which is the Best Coyote Cartridge?

So which is the best rifle cartridge for coyotes, the .22-250 Remington or the .223 Remington?

Joseph von Benedikt & David Faubion

Guns & Loads Review: The 6.8 Western In Africa

The up-and-coming cartridge isn't just for elk and mule deer.

Craig Boddington

Something Old, Something New

Modern cartridges are all the rage, but don't discount the classics.

Craig Boddington

How To Pick The Right Load For Boar

Here's a look at the best caliber choices for a fun, effective hunt for wild boar.

Craig Boddington


All New H6Xi Series From Steiner

Steiner Optics releases their new line-up of scopes designed for serious hunters.

The Stunning New Vortex Razor HD 13-39x56 Spotting Scope

This lightweight, compact spotting scope easily fits in your pack and doesn't weigh you down

Joe Ferronato

Six Sure Fire Picks For Long-Range Hunting Scopes

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

Andrew McKean

This Is Vortex's New Razor HD 4000 GB

This new rangefinder has all the range, environmental and ballistic data you need for

Dale Evans

The Best Bino Roundup: One Size Does Not Fit All.

Selecting the best binoculars for your next hunting adventure is rarely a black and white

Colton Heward

Comparing the Best Compact Binoculars on the Market

Today's compact binoculars pack a surprising amount of horsepower in a pint-sized package.

Andrew McKean


The Best Backcountry Bow Gear of 2023

These are our top picks for archery gear that is worthy of taking on backcountry pursuits this

Colton Heward

Best Broadheads For Western Big Game in 2023

With archery seasons just around the corner, it's time to check out the best broadhead options

Dale Evans

Fixed-Pin vs. Slider: Which Is The Right Sight For You?

The market is flooded with many great options for sights that offer movable pins or fixed pins.

Jace Bauserman

How To Be A Better Bowhunter This Season

Learn your equipment and hone your skills to consistently send arrows into the boiler room.

Joe Ferronato

New Archery Products You Need to See From ATA

Here's a list of top new hand-selected products from the ATA show.

Dale Evans

Full Review On The Dialed Archery Arxos Series

A new style that is bound to improve the shooting experience for any archer.

Joe Ferronato


These Six Great Outdoor Knives Won't Let You Down

One item that most hunters overlook is a quality blade in their pack.

Jace Bauserman

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


The Best Selected Budget Friendly Boots for Cold Weather

The word budget isn't typically used when describing boots designed to combat the cold

Jace Bauserman

Kuiu Enters the Whitetail World With the Proximity Series

Deer hunters now have their own high-tech, lightweight gear with Kuiu Proximity clothing.

Dale Evans

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


Here's Why You Should Use A Practical Tipi This Year

Tipis have been used for centuries and new lightweight materials make them perfect for

Kali Parmley

In-Depth Look At Top Proven Sleeping Bags For Backcountry Pursuits

A restful sleep can make all the difference when hunting in the backcountry—and having a good

Kali Parmley

How To Keep Comfortable During Extended Mountain Hunts

These are some key pieces that come in handy for several uses on a prolonged hunt.

Jordan Voight

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


How To Take Care Of Your Feet In The Backcountry

The commonly overlooked preparation can make or break your hunt.

Colton Heward

The Best Backcountry Bino Harnesses

The best options for carrying your optics while in the field.

Joe Ferronato

The Best 5 Headlamps for 2023

These head-mounted lights will turn night into day.

Joe Ferronato

This Is The Great New Gear For Hunters In 2023

Here's a look at 2023's top new gear options that will improve your next hunting experience.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Things To Know When You Hunt With A Suppressor

Are the benefits of hunting with a suppressor worth the added length and weight, let alone

Joseph von Benedikt

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters

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

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