deer hunting rifles

A used rifle, priced right can be a real find or it could turn out to be a lemon. Like all used guns, you’ll never know until you inspect it and make sure it’s in working order before purchasing. Photo: Meniscus

How to Inspect a Used Deer Hunting Rifle

The used gun market is a great place to find a solid deal. But, shooters better know how to evaluate a firearm, to ensure they aren’t spending their cold, hard cash on a lemon. With that in mind, master gunsmith Patrick Sweeney goes over how to inspect a used rifle. Open the action. With...

D&DH Managing Editor Alan Clemons with his 143-inch Saskatchewan buck, killed with the Mossberg Patriot chambered in .308. The buck was the first deer killed in North America with the Patriot, which was new for 2015. Clemons prefers the .308 and .30-06 for deer hunting.

SHOT Show 2015: Hot New Rifles, Handguns Land With a Bang

The introduction of new rifles, handguns and muzzleloaders each year is like a second Christmas morning for deer hunters as the wraps come off the top-secret details companies hold close for months or even years. There’s a nice selection of firearms this year for deer hunters to choose from and, word is, more are...

Gun Hoax

Is Someone Lying About This Gun Confiscation Letter?

Surrender your guns, make them inoperable or sell them, but you can’t have them anymore or we’ll come to confiscate them and arrest you! That sounds like something straight out of an Orwell novel, or maybe the oppressive playbook from overlords running Germany in the early 1940s. Right? Supposedly, this paraphrased demand about assault...

Ammunition with lead will be banned on California public lands beginning July 1 as part of a statewide phase-out program.

NSSF Steps Up Against Another Ammo Suit

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, has filed a motion to intervene in the frivolous lawsuit brought by the anti-hunting Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and six other organizations to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban traditional ammunition containing lead components. By intervening in...

New Remington is Xtreme

The new Remington Model 700 XHR adds to 37 years of hunting tradition by adding a patent pending triangular contoured barrel. The result is a lighter weight barrel that maintains the rigidity of a traditional round barrel while promoting rapid heat dissipation.