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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

Montana Fights CWD with New Rules (Hunting News)

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has already devastated deer and elk herds across the American west, mid-west, and south-east.  Montana had, up to now, been spared its ravages.  The state confirmed its first cases in 2017, and has moved with speed Read More

LocaCarnivore Test and Review: PPU .300 Winchester Magnum 180 Grain Soft-Point

Prvi Partizan is a Serbian munitions maker established in 1928. Sold in the United States under the PPU brand, their ammunition is among the lowest priced available. With its no frills packaging and understated marketing, many American shooters believe it Read More

7mm Remington Magnum: The Velvet Hammer (LocaCarnivore Expert)

The year is 1962.  American shooters and hunters are gripped by a mighty force—Magnum Fever.  This syndrome, characterized by a never satisfied desire for greater and greater bullet velocity, stalked the land since 1956 when Winchester introduced the .458 Winchester Read More

Ruger Brings Back the Classic 6.5×55 Swedish (New Rifle Review)

The 6.5mm cartridges are the hot ticket, right now.  With all the hyperbole about the 6.5 Creedmoor, and others, it’s high time the 6.5 family’s great scion got some attention.  I refer to none other than the wonderful, 6.5x55mm Swedish. Read More

Working-Class Hero: The .308 Winchester (LocaCarnivore Expert)

What’s the most popular, yet least glamorous, hunting rifle cartridge? The .308 Winchester. Developed for the U.S. military to replace the time-tested .30-06, this wonderful, flexible round traces its DNA back to the .300 Savage. Based on lessons learned from Read More

5 Deer Hunting Tips to Increase Your Success [Video]

Deer hunting.  Everybody, and we mean everybody, has advice on how to hunt deer.  Some are spot on, others qualify as deer UFO conspiracy theories.  There are many ways to hunt deer, but you have to cover the basics, first.  Read More

6.5mm Cartridge Fight: 6.5 PRC vs. Its NextGen Competition (LocaCarnivore Expert)

Right now, 6.5mm rifles are hotter than illicit yellow cake Uranium on a Phoenix sidewalk in July. Driven by the long-range shooting cult, American hunters have discovered there are indeed other bore sizes beyond .30 caliber. Never mind European shooters Read More

Whitetail Stalk in Heavy Cover (Deer Hunting 101 Video)

Few things will get your adrenaline up as spot and stalk deer hunting in heavy cover.  It’s just you and the deer, up close and personal; predator and prey in the ancient dance.  If you can become one with the Read More

The .270 Winchester: James Bond in a Brass Suit (The LocaCarnivore Expert)

The .270 Winchester is perhaps the most storied big game hunting cartridge. While the .30-06 Springfield enjoys praise for both the contribution it made to the United States’ military efforts and as a hunting cartridge, the .270, on the other Read More

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