Hunting - Articles, tests and news on all4hunters.com
Delta OpticalDelta Optical Titanium 4-24x50 HD, a riflescope for hunters and long-range shooters under test
The Titanium series by the Polish manufacturer Delta Optical now includes 13 models. Among them, the new Titanium 4-24x50 HD with 4A-S reticle for hunting and 4A-SB reticle for long-range shooters, a real all-rounder suited to almost every hunting application. We’ve taken a look at this riflescope, which is available from 990 euro. In addition to interesting information, here on all4hunters.com we …
browningVideo: Browning X-Bolt Pro rifles. At the shooting range with 3 new models - Carbon, Long Range GRS, Grade 5
Let’s discover the new Browning X-Bolt Pro bolt-action rifles at the shooting range. For their build quality these rifles can be considered semi-custom firearms and they are available in three different versions for hunters and shooters. We tested these brand new models personally at the shooting range and report about our first impressions in our video.
savage-armsBreaking News: Vista Outdoor sells Savage Arms - what's next for the traditional US brand?
On July 8th 2019, Vista Outdoor announced the sale of Savage Arms, one of the world's largest manufacturers of hunting rifles and shotguns, to a group of investors led by Al Kasper. Learn here on all4shooters what Al Kasper, President and CEO of Savage Arms, is planning after the management buyout and where the brand and the product range will develop in the future.
normaNorma Bondstrike Extreme: the latest hunting ammunition with the world's best BC value for long ranges
The long-established ammunition brand Norma from the far north started the year 2019 with an extensive update of its advertising presence featuring a new logo design. To this end, the Swedes presented a further development of their product catalog. The most exciting product among them is probably the new Bondstrike Extreme bullet, which offers world-class outstanding performance values, especially …
swarovski-optikNew Swarovski Z8i 3.5-28x50 P scope, for long-range challenging hunts
The latest addition to the Z8i riflescope family is designed to ensure excellent performance over long distances and versatility. Weighing just 23.5 oz / 665 g, it's also suited for mountain hunting and enables maximum detail recognition at all levels of magnification.
Terzilio Belladonna was a gunsmith from Perugia, Italy, to whom we can trace back a side-by-side shotgun with a strong personality and the long recoil semi-auto shotgun that we are dealing with in these lines. We found one in the Fratelli Poli's shop windows, in Gardone Val Trompia.
From 26-28 July, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (UK), will host Europe’s largest countryside festival: hunting, fishing, shooting, falconry, gamekeeping, horses, dogs, gardens and much more, with events and exhibitions covering all three days.
Recently I had the privilege to test the replica of the Sharps Model 1874 produced by Davide Perdersoli. A beautiful, historical rifle that accompanied the epic of the American frontier, it’s a real pleasure to shoot.
No frills, accurate finishes only where they are really needed, no elegant but expensive solutions that can be replaced with others without reducing effectiveness. This Mauser M18 has everything you really need for hunting.
One of the most interesting Browning's new products for 2019 is undoubtedly the latest Reflex version of the semi-automatic rifle perfectly suited to driven hunts thanks to its particular, already assembled red dot sight.
Founded in 1894, this year Savage Arms celebrates its 125th anniversary, Among the highlights introduced during the 2019 NRA annual meeting in Indianapolis, seven rifle models with the Overwatch camouflage (the official pattern of the NRA), the new fully adjustable new 110 Classic, and a very special limited-edition rifle. Many updated models and new calibers added too.
The Semprio by Krieghoff is one of the eye-catchers on every hunt. A high quality rifle, it convinces with its particularly fast repeating action. We tested the model at the end of 2018 and went hunting with the Semprio. You can read the result of our test and our practical experience here on all4hunters.com.
Two very similar rifles – even if intended for different uses – featuring cutting-edge solutions in the choice of composite materials and in several, carefully studied details. They both have carbon wrapped, cold-hammered steel barrels and glass-fiber reinforced synthetic stocks.
The 110 High Country is a modern long-range capable bolt action rifle with interesting features, here in the popular 6.5 Creedmoor caliber, equipped with the also brand new Bushnell Forge 4.5-27x50 riflescope. What can you do with this combination? Discover it here at all4shooters.com.
In the next season we will test the over-under shotgun designed for walked-up hunts by Caesar Guerini. In the meantime, let's take a detailed look at it. An elegant and refined gun, the Magnus Light is available in 12, 20 and 28 gauge, as well as in .410 bore. It also features the Maxisbore technology that together with the new “DueCon” forcing cone makes it possible to increase pellet velocity, …
Let’s talk about the F.A.I.R. SLX 692 Gold over-under, an aesthetically pleasing and reliable shotgun suited to different types of environment and wild game. It’s available in in 12, 20, 28 gauge and 410 bore, with three scaled actions in 12, 20 and 28 gauge. It's a reliable, rugged and aesthetically satisfying gun. We tested the 20 gauge version in the field.
The Beccaccia Supreme in 20 magnum gauge is the latest semi-automatic shotgun dedicated by Benelli to those who love hunting with pointing dogs. This light and well-balanced shotgun - based on Benelli's inertia-driven geometric locking system, fast in cycling and practical in maintenance - can also be used for hunting other game animals.
Or more simply, Piotti Fabio: from the name of the man who conceived it and worked on it for a long time – trying and trying again, according to the motto of the Italian “Accademia del Cimento” – overcoming many problems and rejecting many solutions to refine the idea and transforming it in an exciting shotgun.
For hunters who love the lightness of small gauges, F.A.I.R introduced a 28 ga over-under shotgun dedicated to stalking hunts and specifically to woodcock hunting. Weight is under 2.3 kg. Technical features include 62 cm barrels and 70 mm chambers with internal chrome lining, in order to maintain their performance over time.
IWA 2019 / New from F.A.I.R: Iside Prestige Tartaruga Gold in .28 gauge. The F.A.I.R Iside Prestige Tartaruga Gold side-by-side shotgun now also comes in 28 gauge. Featuring quality details such as a color case hardened receiver and a select walnut stock, it's light and easy to swing and its main intended use is stalking with pointer dogs.
"Full performance from short barrels": with this claim the ammo manufacturer RWS advertises its brand new cartridge. But does the Short Rifle ammunition keep what it promises on paper? And what advantages does it offer? We took a closer look at the rifle cartridges in our exclusive video and introduced their features. Currently 5 calibers with different bullet options are available – classic and …
IWA 2019 / New from Baschieri & Pellagri: the Italian ammunition company extends its Big Game line, presenting three new buckshot loads to the European public. Dedicated to ungulate hunting and loaded with large pellets ranging in diameter from 8.6 mm to 9.1 mm, they feature high velocity and great penetration power.
IWA 2019 / New from GECO: Hexagon in .44 Rem. Mag., Action Extreme and Coated Competition Slugs. Hexagon ammunition, so popular with sports shooters, is now also available in .44 Rem. Mag. caliber. Furthermore, GECO introduces the Action Extreme, a handgun cartridge for hunting and self-defense. In the field of sporting shotgun shooting, GECO showcased the Coated Competition Slug Red 28 and Black …
IWA 2019 / New from RWS: due to the high demand for Short Rifle ammunition, the series will be upgraded with 6 new loads. The Speed Tip Professional bullet is now also available in 3 other calibers and the Target Elite Plus cartridges are offered in new calibers and loads. Find out here what’s right for you!
IWA 2019 / New from Norma: the Bondstrike extreme rifle cartridge, .17 HMR V-MAX and .22 WMR JHP rimfire cartridges as well as a sharper brand image with a new logo design. The Swedish premium manufacturer Norma updates its advertising presence and shows an innovative and sophisticated product range. The most exciting product is likely to be the new Bondstrike Extreme bullet, which has a ballistic …
SHOT Show 2019 / New from Lapua: 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition. Probably the most promising long range cartridge of recent years, the 2007-developed 6.5 Creedmoor now receives another boost from Lapua. Two loads available, one designed for long range shooters and the other for hunters. Low recoil and economical powder use are the most interesting features of these cartridges.
SHOT Show 2019 / New from Winchester: .350 Legend. The new nostalgic-looking, straight-wall – i.e. non-bottlenecked – cartridge should be a viable alternative for hunters in some US states where modern bottleneck cartridges are not allowed. But did we really need it? Time will tell.
Jason Rodd flew from London into Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to hunt plains game. Within hours of arriving at the Kudu Ridge Lodge, he was presented with opportunities to hunt waterbuck, Eastern Cape kudu, and eland. Africa’s variety and scenery make it a top destination for hunters.
Renato Brodar's interest in firearms lead him into hunting: shooting is a hobby and hunting in Slovenia is a lifestyle choice. Renato’s passion is to hunt chamois on the mountains tops, he’s a confident distance shooter and embraces the challenge of the harsh conditions and the opportunity to earn his quarry.
Welcome to our new series on all4hunters.com called "Our Dream Hunts". We'll write on a regular basis about very special hunting grounds and experiences and hope you'll enjoy. Here is our first story from France: The baying pack of dogs locate and flush three large, heavy boar with no fear of humans. They run fast, covering the ground quickly, and will use their large tusks to defend themselves. …
To further demonstrate the quality and reliability of its riflescopes Swarovski Optik tested them on the Isle of Mull, the “ultimate challenge for hunters”. Weather and topography make it one of the harshest environments for hunters. And the smart-technology of the dS 5-25x52 P comes into play here: the riflescope automatically displays the correct aiming point. Let’s have a look at this smart …
Hanna Higginbotham grew up working alongside her dad, who was a gamekeeper on the Isle of Mull. Now a mum of two, and intent on keeping the family tradition going, she introduced her children to country sports. Her six year old son, loves shooting, his ferrets and working his gundog.
The majority of local hunters are rarely embarrassed to take a shot at a piece of game more than 100 to 150 meters away. Often, only renting a lane in one of the few shooting ranges with the appropriate distances or booking a long-range seminar is considered. Learn all you need to know about long range hunting here at all4hunters.
Emma Hope-Smith lives in Derbyshire, and lives and breathes the country life. She loves working her 3 gundogs on shooting estates, she works in a country store and recently started clay and game shooting, and is also keen to progress her rifle shooting and undertake pest control.
A quite affordable optic: it would not be fair to compare it directly with premium-class optics that cost seven times its price, but it must be said that all in all it doesn't look so bad in that comparison and it can easily give triple-priced binoculars a game.
First actual test of the revolutionary Pulsar Axion line of thermal monoculars: under review, the top of the line Axion XM38 model, featuring the highest performance from a 320x240 resolution sensor running at 50hz with 5.5x native magnification. Priced at about 2500 Euro, it’s also quite affordable
IWA 2019 / New from Leupold: Freedom RDS Red dot sight , LTO Tracker 2 thermal imaging device and Mark 5HD 7-35x56 and VX-5HD 4-20x52 / 7-35x56 High Power riflescopes. Here on all4shooters.com you can find the most important information about the new optical products from the US manufacturer.
IWA 2019 / New from Noblex: N6 riflescope series. The German Noblex Company surprised with a whole range of new products at the IWA 2019. Especially interesting is the N6 riflescope series with 6x zoom, 30 mm main tube diameter and three models: 1-6x24, 2-12x50 and 2.5 -15x56. At all4hunters.com we introduce them.
IWA 2019 / New from Swarovski: ST Vista, the absolute challenge. When we talk about weather resistance we don't think that some optics spend years outdoors, defying any kind of climate. They are the spotting scopers for outdoors and the Swarovski Vista represents the ultimate expression in terms of quality. A flagship product to celebrate the first seventy years of the Austrian company.
IWA 2019 / New from GECO: with the Red Dot 1x20 Gen II GECO shows a device which is equally suitable for dynamic shooting and driven hunting. The 10x50 RF are high-end binoculars featuring an integrated laser rangefinder: housing is magnesium - which is equally robust and lightweight - while eyecups are aluminum. Here are the details!
IWA 2019 / New from Zeiss: at the IWA 2019, Zeiss will be presenting an upgraded version of its Hunting app, a new communication campaign, and classics such as the Victory or Conquest ZF series. The free hunting app from Zeiss includes functions such as a ballistics calculator, hunting diary, weather forecasting and the overview of your hunting equipment.
The China-based company’s catalog includes tactical/hunting flashlights up to bicycle and signal lights, always using the most advanced technology available. Among the most interesting professional products, a multi-light hunting flashlight set and two handgun lights.
The Sequoia model is a hunting boot manufactured by Zamberlan and dedicated to those who hunt in the mountains and on the most demanding terrain during the winter season. It guarantees ruggedness, protection and full comfort both when walking and standing.
We have good news, especially for reloaders, but also for all hunters and sports shooters who want to buy inexpensive accessories. In the Czech Republic, we discovered STROBL.CZ, an online shop that sells and distributes all of this within the EU. At all4shooters.com we introduce STROBL.CZ to you and we show you why it is worth ordering there.
Among the many models available from Crispi, the Highland Mid boot is specifically designed for hunting in the most inaccessible and humid environments. It is in fact designed to achieve maximum impermeability, featuring a thermo-sealed protective gaiter with a double layer waterproof lining and an upper in water-repellent leather and Cordura for superior comfort.
A practical optics cleaning kit offered by a leading Austrian company in the field of maintenance products. Featuring an original tube packaging, it contains everything you need to perfectly clean lenses and riflescopes. It can also be used on smartphone screens.
Comfortable and rugged boots designed to safely face hard hiking and hunting days from hills to mountains: the Zamberlan Storm GTX boots are perfectly suited to those who walk long distances on uneven and rocky terrain. Breathability and waterproofness are among their best qualities. We tested them - watch our video.
Waffen Ferkinghoff, Bulldog Cases’ European distributor, sent us to test a selection of the American case manufacturer's products featuring Muddy Girl Camouflage and Serenity camo patterns. This is dedicated to all our lady shooters, hunters and target sports enthusiast readers!
The atmospheric film depicting the hunt for kudu in Namibia is entitled “Erongo – The grey ghost of the mountain”. Scheduled for fall 2016, Krieghoff has now released a trailer with stunning footage of the natural environment and the wild animals.
Soon the hunting horn will sound again to call the bay and catch dogs to hunt boar, with all the thrills the teams of hunters can expect to experience together, like this driven hunt in Tuscany filmed by Lugari video.
The barking of the hounds reveals to the hunter the secret world of the hare, from yelping to identify the hare's territory, to the barking that is unleashed as they track down their prey; the thrill of hare hunting that has captivated hunters for centuries.