ammunition

Hot Gear: New Ammo for Great Predator Hunting

Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to announce it has expanded its American Eagle Varmint & Predator lineup with new 90-grain 6.8 SPC and 6.5 Grendel loads. The loads combine accuracy, consistency, reliable performance on target and an affordable price tag to create the perfect round for the avid varmint hunter. Shipments of these new...

Hot Gear: New Federal Fusion in 6.5 Creedmoor

Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to announce a new load in its Fusion hunting lineup. The popular Fusion ammunition is now offered in a 140-grain, 6.5 Creedmoor option. Shipments of these new products are being delivered to dealers. Fusion was the first rifle ammunition specifically built for deer hunting—and it’s still the best, offering...

D+DH Innovation Zone: Hornady American Gunner

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Neal Emery with Hornady gives us a look at the new Hornady American Gunner ammunition. It’s great for hunting, practice and fun at the range, competition and home defense, with plenty of options for calibers and grain sizes. From the producers of Deer &...

Turn Up the Heat With Your Deer Rifle Ammo

If you want a little more horsepower from your deer rifle but don’t want to step up to a magnum caliber then Hornady has you covered. Hornady”s Superformance line of ammunition provides a boost in velocity, often 100 to 200 fps better than standard factory ammo. That means better trajectories and more energy, so...

Hot Gear: Cool, New Deer Hunting Ammo has Arrived

Hornady has rolled out a strong lineup of new ammunition for 2017 including additions to its popular deer hunting lineup of rifle cartridges and slugs, as well as match ammo for long-range and competition shooters. Hornady’s American Whitetail series of deer-specific ammo grows this year with the popular 6.5 Creedmoor, available with the 129-grain...

Hot Gear: Federal Lead Free Power-Shok Ammo

Practical hunters seeking freezer-filling performance at an affordable price trust Federal Power-Shok rifle ammunition. New Power-Shok Copper delivers the same devastating dependability in a non-lead bullet. Shipments of this new product are now being delivered to dealers. The hollow-point copper projectile provides deadly downrange accuracy and creates large wound channels. Its design also ensures...

Alan Clemons’ Pick of the Day: Understanding Ballistics

When it comes to picking the right bullet and ammunition for your deer hunting rifle, muzzleloader or handgun the choices can be overwhelming. Do you want a bullet with a lead or ballistic tip? What grain size works best for your gun and why? Is something smaller and faster far better than heavier and,...

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Answering Questions About Guns, Ammo, Deer and Man’s Best Friend

Discussion and debate are great things when it comes to hunting deer because with so many hunters having different experiences the different opinions and insights can sometimes lead to introspection about our previously-held ideas. The following are the results of a study by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources into guns, ammunition and...

District Court Throws Out Another Frivilous Lawsuit About Lead Ammunition

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today dismissed a lawsuit brought by the radical anti-hunting Center for Biological Diversity and six other groups demanding the Environmental Protection Agency ban traditional ammunition containing lead components. Traditional ammunition represents 95 percent of the U.S. market and is the staple ammunition for target shooters,...