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Springfield Armory Ronin 10mm 1911 Episode II: The Ronin Strikes Back!

Our first range test with a Springfield Armory Ronin 10mm 1911 produced mixed results.  We decided to give it another go to determine if the gun had significant problems or just some minor break-in issues. Episode One Redux If you Read More

Shoot a Double Rifle the Right Way (Professional Hunter Secrets)

There is a right way and a wrong way to do everything.  When it comes to dangerous game hunting, the wrong way will get you killed, fast.  The internet is filled with videos about charges by Cape buffalo, elephant, lions, Read More

Big-Bore’s Just Wanna Have Fun (.458 Win. Mag. Video)

Sometimes, you just have to let your hair down.  Sit back, relax, and watch some pumpkin and watermelon mayhem with Winchester’s mighty .458 Magnum.     Other helpful stories you’ll like: Use Enough Gun: Why You Should Bring a Big-Bore 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

Up Close and Personal (Heart Pounding Cape Buffalo Charge Video)

LocaCarnivore is dedicated to people who hunt their local areas.  Once in a while, though, we like to think bucket list hunts.  Few things will test your courage more than M’bogo, the Cape buffalo.  Once they decide to punch your Read More

Loaded for Bear: The Saga Continues [Exclusive]

I’m mad.  Okay, perhaps frustrated is more accurate.  Why?  Simple.  Spring bear season is a scant few months away and I still don’t have the 300 grain load I want for my .375 H&H. Why?  Simple.  I can’t get the Read More

All-American Heavy Weights: Three Hard-Hitting Cartridges from the Home of the Brave

Europeans, the British in particular, introduced powerful big game cartridges to the world, designed to bring down the planet’s largest and fiercest animals. The United States arms industry, for the most part, lagged behind until after the Second World War. Read More