The buck came in from my right, almost invisible, and tended a scrape behind a screen of trees for several minutes before stretching his neck forward. I am not by nature a “neck shooter,” but by that time I was nearing cardiac arrest. As soon as I had a clear Continue reading The Modern Whitetail Rifle
In a recent issue, Safari Magazine asked its readers to weigh in on their favorite rifles for hunting deer. As expected, the question resulted in a lot of strong opinions and made for some interesting email strings. Here are some of the responses: Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Deer Rifle?
We can probably agree that the “stalking rifle” has its origins in the British gun trade, and that in its classic form it’s a beautiful and beautifully light little rifle with origins almost certainly pre-dating smokeless powder (if not self-contained cartridges). But the exact definition, if there is one, is a bit more elusive. Continue reading The Stalking Rifle