In the market for a new hunting rifle? Look no further as we review some of the best from the past year.
Dreams of new trophies for the wall and crisp breath in the autumn air, hunting season is finally here. While most already have their trusty iron cleaned up and its scope zeroed in, there might be a few laggers who are in the market for a new rifle. Don’t worry, there are plenty of good ones out there fit for the job. And unlike pump-action shotguns and concealed carry pistols, you can still find many top-notch options at your local gun store. To help you drill down your first or next game-getting hunting rifle, we’ve collected our top reviews from the past year. Be it a lightning-fast lever-gun, deadly accurate bolt-action or cutting-edge mountain rifle, you'll find something to put meat on the table.
Affordability + Performance = Sauer Model 100 In 6.5 PRC.
The Seneca Dragon Claw .50-caliber air rifle is a far cry from your grandpa’s Red Ryder.
The 6.5 Creedmoor has swept the rifle world, but is its performance up to snuff in the multi-purpose Steyr Scout rifle?
Does buying the exact same gun twice make sense? Heck yes, if you're talking about the affordable, accurate and classic hunting rifle, such as the Interarms Mark X in .375 H&H.
If you're after a gritty, dependable and historic rifle that can stand up to the worst of what the world throws at it, then yes, the Mosin-Nagant is worth every penny. Good survival and hunting rifle!
Can you improve on an icon? The new Savage 110 Classic attempts to, with an elevated level of versatility to the traditional wood-stocked hunting rifle.
Five singularly American lever-action choices … perfect home-defense or hunting rifles.
Honestly, this reviews the Steyr Pro THB McMillan from more of a tactical/competition bent. But the right optic, it's also a dang fine hunting rifle.
A precision lever-action rifle? You'd better believe it! The Henry Long Ranger in 6.5 Creedmoor is proof.
Light as a feather, the Nosler M48 Mountain Carbon is more than just a dream to carry into the backcountry. It's also a dream to shoot. Now that's a hunting rifle.
The .280 AI is all the rage (again) in hunting rifles. If you have a Savage 110, all you need is a few parts to convert yours over.
Upgraded to excel in the hardest hunts, Wetherby‘s Mark V Backcountry and Mark V Backcounty Ti take the classic hunting rifle design in a new direction.
Vintage and modern classics, these seven Marlin lever-action rifles are certain to be gems of your gun safe and on the hunt.
For more than half a century, the Marlin Model 336 has stood as a model of what a modern lever-action hunting rifle should be.
A look back at the idiosyncratic and effective Browning BLR Lightweight ’81 Stainless Takedown.
As any campfire debate will attest to, there’s no one rifle cartridge that can do it all. There might be one gun, however: Meet the Roessler Titan 6.
It's been a 20-year wait for Sig to re-enter the bolt-action market and it's done so in style. Innovative and accurate, the Sig Cross rethinks what the rifle can be.
Hunting rifles don't get much classier. Manufactured to exacting standards and as classy as come, the Merkel K3 is truly rifle royalty.
Legendary hunting rifle meets iconic hunting cartridge. Good things happen.
Lean, accurate and well priced, the Savage Arms 110 Ultralite is ready for your next backcountry adventure.
The Benelli Lupo marks the gunmaker's first foray into bolt-action rifles and offers shooters much more than an accurate shooter.
There's a hunting rifle here to cover every type of game.
One gun to do it all? The Blaser R8 Ultimate switch-barrel, straight-pull rifle might not cover every base, but it gets pretty darn close.
The Tikka T3 and T3x aren't only budget-friendly, top-performers. The Finnish rifles are also easily customized to excel in any endeavor, from match to hunting rifle.
See how far is feasible with a 150th Anniversary Marlin 336 and the big-bore cartridge.
NRA editors and Remington designers collaborate to build a perfect rifle for hunting whitetail deer.