We were set up on a Wyoming plateau as the sun broke the eastern horizon. Below us, a herd of antelope slowly grazed toward a distant fence line. As the lone pronghorn fell in line behind them, I ranged it and entered the distance into the Kestrel Sportsman. I dialed the corrections needed for the
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After two seasons of shooting the Berger 130 grain AR Hybrid bullet, I’ve compiled quite a bit of load data on it. This article will include specific load recipes, accuracy and velocity results, and terminal performance observations from long range hunting with it. This is a follow-up to my initial review, Berger 6.5 MM 130
Jessica and I just returned from our third Wyoming antelope hunt. We always look forward to this trip. Wide open spaces, unobstructed views, and lots of action are typical. We brought home some antelope meat and horns, tested some new gear and techniques, and enjoyed some pretty decent October weather. Like the first two, this hunt
When the time came to choose a scope for my latest long range hunting build, the new Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56 Enhanced was an obvious choice. The rifle is chambered in 300 Winchester Magnum. It’s intended use is long range hunting out to 1000 yards and the testing of techniques and components to twice that distance.
I’ve had a lot of requests to do a review on the Leica 1600-B. With three seasons of using it for long range hunting and rifle competitions, I still recommend it for its high quality and overall value. This online review of the 1600-B is a supplement to our video review and field demo below.