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Author: LJ Bonham

.280 Remington: The Rodney Dangerfield 7mm

Famous comedian, Rodney Dangerfield, always complained he “didn’t get no respect.” If ever a rifle cartridge could say the same thing, the .280 Remington is it. By design, the .280 competes with the .270 Winchester, yet hunters pass it by Read More

Basic Must Have Hunting Gear (What’s in Your Pack?)

Many hunters ask the LocaCarnivore staff what gear they should bring on a hunt.  There are lots of options, but some things are more necessary than others.  Here with some solid recommendations is renown hunting expert, Keith Warren.  In this Read More

LocaCarnivore Product Review: Nosler AccuBond Bullets

A bright, blood-orange sun dipped below a fir and ponderosa mantled ridge in Montana’s Blackfoot River country. A tedious, yet picturesque afternoon-long wait had come down to this; fifteen minutes before last legal hunting light and still no deer had Read More

Must Know Scope Tech (Front vs. Rear Focal Plane Reticles)

Rifle scopes are better now than ever before in history.  Everyday, manufacturers add more features, more complexity, and more cost.  It’s easy for the average hunter to get confused when it comes time to select a new scope.  There are Read More

LocaCarnivore Test and Review: MSR Lightning Ascent Snow Shoes

It took almost a week to find the elk.  They shimmered on a far off ridge in the afternoon mirage through the spotting scope.  Just one problem: two miles lay between you and them.  Two miles across rolling ridges set Read More

Pronghorn Cartridges (Fast Bullets for Fast Critters)

Pronghorn. Antilocapra Americana. Speed Goat. Regardless the name, the world’s second fastest land mammal is a supreme challenge for even the most jaded hunter. These Pleistocene throwbacks can spot trouble miles away. Then they flee at 60 miles per hour Read More

Three Whitetail Rut Facts You Need to Know Now

It’s on.  The whitetail deer rut starts in October and runs into November.  Hunters across the U.S. spend time and money to get the inside track on when the rut occurs in their area, and with good reason.  The rut Read More

Man Mauled by Montana Grizzly Bear (Breaking News)

Mere days after a Federal Judge put the brakes on planned grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho and months after Montana halted its own hunt, a male grizzly mauled a man in Montana.   The victim, who survived the assault, Read More

Lone Judge Puts Permanent Halt on Grizzly Hunt (Breaking News)

On September 24th, 2018, Federal Judge Dana Christensen ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reverse its decision to remove grizzly bears in the Yellowstone ecosystem from “Threatened” status, and put a permanent stop to planned, limited hunts in Read More

LocaCarnivore DIY Series: Savage Barrel Swap

Savage bolt-action rifles have many excellent features.  They are accurate, simple, reliable, and affordable.  To this list add, easy to modify.  All Savages based on their original Model 10 feature a no nonsense barrel attachment method.  While most rifles barrels Read More

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