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Hunting with Modern Sporting Rifles

Modern sporting rifles have a unique stigma on them. When you look at a modern sporting rifle in the hands of a hunter, it’s something that is a really finite tool. It is designed to be able to perform under a lot of different situations-especially hog hunting!

When you look at a hog hunter with a modern sporting rifle, he’s in eradication and management mode out there and he’s looking for accuracy and long distance to be able to make several shots. So many people have gravitated to the modern sporting rifle for a hunting platform right now and that’s amazing!

Tp put it in perspective let’s look back into the history of time, when the bolt action rifle came into play back in the days of World War I and World War II. That’s what our servicemen and women used in the field, and our hunting rifles today basically took on that feel and look for a long time.

That’s what you’re seeing now in the modern sporting rifles for a lot of people in the hunting community. Ex-military members have seen, used, and understand that type of firearm better than anyone. With modern sporting rifle having that performance, accuracy, and dependability – it’s a very attractive platform for today’s hunters.

 

Choosing Hunting Rifles

Choosing a hunting rifle can be as simple as being passed down to you from your grandfather, your father, family member, or a friend or it can be as extensive as a guy has a collection of 412 guns and he wants to add number 413. Or it could be that you have saved every dime that you possibly have to get your very own first hunting rifle. Because of that, there are a lot of different spins, twists, and important things to look at when it comes to choosing a hunting rifle.

We also open up the conversation about hunting big game with modern sporting rifles. Modern sporting rifles have a unique stigma on them. When you look at a modern sporting rifle in the hands of a hunter, it’s a really finite tool. It is designed to be able to perform in a lot of different situations.

One such rifle is the Smith & Wesson M&P10® Modern Sporting Rifle is packed full of features that one can only find from the Smith & Wesson Performance Center. This modern sporting rifle is a hunter’s long-range dream firearm setup that is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. That type of caliber has caused some debates around the deer camp and shooters alike. We get into the meat of it sharing where we think it excels and where it may not be the best choice.

We’ll even join Wade as he ventures out on a rifle hunt to showcase not only what the 6.5 Creedmoor can do when hunting for whitetail deer but also talk more about how the Trijicon Huron Riflescope is the ideal riflescope for hunters.