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Category: Hunting Stories


The 6X45 for Varminting.

February 6, 2017
Will Scherer shares his love of the 6X45, another useful wildcat based on the .223 Remington.

Blackhorn 209 in Bottlenecks

December 28, 2016
Bob Shell works his magic with Blackhorn 209 in some very surprising cartridges.

Taming a Dangerous Game Rifle

October 31, 2016
Dangerous game rifles are powerful. They are also tremendously accurate if you take the time to learn the tricks to manage recoil. John Noak offers his insights into handling the heavy hitters.

The .25-20: From Black Powder to Blackhorn 209

August 12, 2016
Jim Waddell loads for an old favorite, The .25-20 Winchester.

A Devil in Baggy Pants

July 19, 2016
Gene Haynes says he isn't much of a writer, but he is wrong. Great writers tell stories from the heart and Gene has much to say.

One Rifle, One Scope Setting, All North American Game Animals

June 23, 2016
Can you make two very different loads, one for heavy game and the other for small deer, work with just one scope setting? Yes you can and Dave Whitney is just the guy to explain how.

More 22 Hornet, 22 Years Later

May 2, 2016
Frequent Small Caliber News contributor, Alex Clarke, adds another "Thumbs Up" for the .22 Hornet and Jim Waddell.

Making the Hornet Sting

April 1, 2016
Jim Waddell shares his experiences with the .22 Hornet.

The .221 Fireball — A Keeper

December 18, 2015
One of the greatest varmint cartridges got its start as a pistol round. Jim Waddell looks at how it grew up to be the answer for light varminters everywhere.

Trophies and Groups

December 14, 2015
Best groups and trophies provided by our friends in the field.