If you can keep your shots inside a paper plate, you’ll hit the vital zone.
Paper plates still make good practice targets, especially with iron sights.
Despite all the emphasis on new cartridges, this old standby is still an all-round champ.
The .30-06 is a great choice for almost any non-dangerous game.
The classic way to shoot a buffalo is up close, with a double rifle.
It’s actually somewhat unusual to be faced with that situation in most of buffalo country.
The 9.3, not the .375, should really be considered the minimum cartridge for dangerous game.
This cartridge has proven itself over years of use in the field.
Africa’s great bird-shooting opportunities are often overlooked.
Take some time out of your big-game safari to hunt sand grouse, francolin, or guinea fowl.
Advice for traveling with firearms.
The rules for air travel and importation of firearms are becoming increasingly complex.
There are many excellent cartridges in the “fast .300” class, but Roy Weatherby’s flagship remains a favorite.
This cartridge is suitable for hunting almost any non-dangerous game anywhere in the world.
We all know the old adage to use enough gun. But the trick is knowing how much gun is enough.
Heeding your outfitter’s advice is a great place to start.
But not too much!
Depending on the type of hunt you’re on, the right objective size and magnification makes a difference.
Is it better to bring your own rifle on an overseas hunt or borrow one from the outfitter?
Borrowing saves travel hassles, but many hunters strongly prefer to use their own rifles.
You follow for as long as you can… and then you keep going.
All hunters try to make the best possible shot, but sometimes the worst happens, and you must track a wounded animal.
A look at the various cartridge choices in the .416 class.
Cartridges in the .375 class are adequate for most dangerous game, but if you want step up, the .416s are a practical, powerful choice.