HUNTING

MORE ADVENTURE WITH A HANDGUN
Competition Vs....

Over the years, I’ve found serious competition shooters are not generally serious hunters. Your dyed-in-the-wool hunters, those who consider hunting a...
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Close Encounter...

Hunting with a handgun can certainly spice up your outdoor experience. The variety of circumstances you may stumble onto in the field is always uncertain...
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In Hog Heaven

When His Editorship asked me if I wanted to test a Nighthawk Custom pistol, it only took me a second to respond. Did he really think I was going to pass up...
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The .41 Magnum

Sometimes things just don’t happen the way they should. The .38 Spl. arrived around the turn of the 20th century, and then 35 years later was lengthened...
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Badger Busting...

Most of us are guilty of it, yet it continues on a daily basis. Time slips by like a boulder gaining speed rolling down a ravine. When it gets too bad, a...
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A Nosler...

Nosler has just introduced a new single-shot pistol, the Model 48 NCH. Sure they have – and I’m going to be commanding the space shuttle to Mars! No –...
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Hauling Heavy...

Chest rigs and hunting handguns go together like ice cream and peach cobbler. Large, heavy hunting handguns can be a bit more challenging to carry than a...
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Excel Industries...

The new Excel Industries MP-22 Accelerator Pistol chambered in .22 WMR is also available in 5.7x28mm — the famous FNH round. My test pistol tipped the...
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Thompson/Center...

Recently I was scrutinizing my hunting handguns and I noticed a void in some of the T/C Encore line-up I had. I hadn’t heard much from T/C in some time.
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Fancy Gun + No...

Where would we be without good bullets? You can own the most expensive, impressive-looking “Holy Grail” handgun — but without a bullet capable of...
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BFR Upgrades

When you hear the term “built like a tank” it usually conjures up an image. In revolver circles, the Magnum Research BFR series can certainly be...
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Happy Hunting Ground

Seventy-four year old Mason Gradinski sat down to the familiar oak wood kitchen table. It was 4:30 in the morning and the coffee was percolating. His wife,...
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The Long And...

Back in 2002 when Hornady first introduced the .17 HMR cartridge, I thought it was just another marketing blitz. You know, the kind of smoke and mirrors...
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Handgun Hunting:...

There are certain activities in life arriving with an assumption of risk. Playing football, rugby, racing boats, cars, motorbikes, sky diving, all are...
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Make Mine A...

As a wee lad, I lived often with my grandparents and three good-looking aunts, especially one, a tall Northern Italian beauty with long wavy reddish hair...
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A Dozen Moronic...

Can a bullet “knock down” an elk? Did the old cowboy’s load their SAA’s with only five-rounds for safety? And more falsehoods undone here ...
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Handgun Hunting:...

During past issues we’ve chatted about handgun hunting strategies for varmints and medium-sized game. There are a boatload of efficient cartridges...
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Perfect '10'...

Most shooters are familiar with the ever-popular .40 S&W cartridge, but some of you may not realize this cartridge originated from the 10mm Auto. The 10mm...
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Hunting Memories

Snow, snow and more snow, which extinguished the fires. Hell then froze over. The snow kept falling making a wonderful winter wonderland. Heavy snow cut...
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Handgun Hunting...

The latest statistics show small game hunting is on the decline. Perhaps there are a number of reasons for this, including loss of hunting areas. There are...
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Handgun Hunting...

By the time you read this half the country will be gripped by cold temperatures and covered with snow. Maybe it’s time to start thinking about getting...
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Monster Magnums

Monster size, weight, power, penetration, muzzleblast, recoil, accuracy and great fun are at-hand, as it were, for those capable of using these beasts. Make...
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