Hunting Rifles


First Look: New Savage B-Mag Models

Savage has added a few new models to its popular .17 WSM B-Mag rifle line, which should make rimfire fans and varmint hunters quite happy.


Gallery: 2016 Predator Rifles

Manufacturers are producing a number of excellent guns tailor made for hunting predators. Here is a list of 2016 predator rifles perfect for a variety of varmint hunting situations.

Shown here Merkel’s RX-Helix action is fully open, yet the bolt handle is nowhere near as far back as in other ST rifles. The bolt moves almost twice as far as the handle.

The Scoop on Straight-Pull Rifles

While incredibly popular in Europe, straight-pull rifles have never caught on in the states. Here’s an inside look at the straight-pull action and several modern straight-pull rifles currently available.

Eleanor O'Connor with a 53-inch greater kudu shot with the 7×57 in Mozambique in 1962. Her professional hunter is Harry Manners.

Forty Years with the Little 7mm

“I think,” says the author, “I've seen more game killed with fewer shots from this modest little cartridge than any other.” Here's the why and how, all of which may well explain the current spate of interest in the 7X57.