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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

10 Secrets to Puttin’ the Sneak on Dinner (LocaCarnivore’s How to Hunt Series)

I admit it.  I’m not a Ninja, or a Navy SEAL, or any other such clandestine operative.  So what do I know about sneaking up on anything, let alone hyper-alert game animals?  Turns out, plenty.  Why?  Because I watch the Read More

Awesome Montana Whitetail Hunting [Video]

Once in a while we like our readers back East to taste some good old-fashioned western whitetail hunting. We found this great video which throws you right into the snow and cold on a late rifle season public land hunt Read More

The .30-30 Winchester: More Than You Think [Video]

The underappreciated .30-30 Winchester has, in all likelihood, taken more deer for more years than any other center-fire rifle cartridge in history.  Introduced in the late 19th century, it used the then new smokeless powder to produce velocities beyond what Read More

Three Guns Every Hunter Must Have [The LocaCarnivore Expert]

The current gun market is saturated with options for hunters. Semi-automatics, lever actions, bolt-actions, pump-actions, and break-actions all beckon from gun store shelves; the only limit is a hunter’s budget and available storage space. While few would argue a hunter Read More

First Day of Whitetail Deer Season

The first day of rifle season for deer and elk is always fraught with worry.  This year, we knew I’d have to harvest my deer first because I had drawn an antlerless whitetail tag and my husband didn’t.  We went Read More

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