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.338 Federal

The standardization of the .338 Federal cartridge was announced at the end of 2005 and made a reality during 2006.  It was a popular wildcat before that, being a .308 Winchester case necked up for .338″ diameter bullets.  Federal claimed the performance of a 7mm Remington Magnum but with notably lower recoil.  This was made […]

.358 WSSM

Like many states in the region, Indiana has not allowed deer hunting with rifles.  Shotguns, handguns, muzzle-loaders, and bows are allowed.  Some say this is intended to make the hunt more challenging, thereby promoting growth in the deer population (particularly several decades ago when deer populations were low).  Others say it is intended to limit […]

Pacific Palisades

A little over a week ago, I explored the Pacific Palisades Conservation Area.  It is a fairly large tract of land (695 acres) right outside Pacific, Missouri. Two words: deer tracks.  They were everywhere.  Literally.  At no point could I look around and fail to see deer tracks around me, usually a lot of them, […]