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10mm vs. .45 ACP+P (Thor’s Hammer Takes on G.I. Joe)

There’s no middle ground when it comes to the 10mm Auto. Shooters either love it—some to rapture—or they deride it as overrated and unnecessary. For a long time the doubters almost prevailed. Introduced in 1983, the “Ten” drew little initial Read More

Best Black Bear Rounds and Bullets (Randy Newberg’s Picks)

We here at LocaCarnivore love to hunt bear.  They are a supreme challenge in spot and stalk states, and magnificent, powerful animals.  Plus, they’re tasty–real tasty. We’ve published several pieces in the past on bear gear, as well as dangerous Read More

Bear Loads Tested (12 Gauge, .45-70, .500 S&W Magnum)

Bear loads. Those words get people’s undivided attention.  Anyone who hunts bears, or lives/travels in bear country, wants the most effective round they can get because their life may depend on it. We found this fun video which pits a Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: Best .338 Magnum (Showdown at the High-Power Corral)

Power. If you, the hunter, need or want it, look no further than the .338 caliber magnums. They offer not just raw violence (at both ends of the barrel) but also flatter trajectories than the big-bores and consummate accuracy. .338 Read More

The .375 H&H Magnum: When Everything is on the Menu, Including You

“Why do you drag that heavy African safari gun around the Rocky Mountains?” My hunting partners asked, incredulous anyone would bring such a powerful caliber on a mule deer and elk hunt. Why indeed? My memory flashed back to the Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: Best Dangerous Game Cartridges for Bolt-Action Rifles

The words, “Dangerous Game,” evoke a classic image: well-heeled hunters who scour Africa’s vastness for “The Big Five.” To others, it is a week spent in the rain to find a thousand pound brown bear amidst Kodiak Island’s infamous, tangled Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: The .30-06 Springfield (One Cartridge to Rule Them All)

Is the .30-06 the world’s most versatile hunting cartridge? Many hunters say yes. Adopted by the U.S. military in 1906, the .30-06 served for over five decades and through three wars. This jack of all trades has been used to Read More

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