February 2010

Downrange: February 2010

America’s Favorite Trophy Rifle

Although the venerable 30-06 Springfield and 270 Winchester remain among the favorites, Boone and Crockett Club big-game records show that hunters with a 300 Magnum are taking more North American trophies than any other caliber. Surprisingly, the second-most-popular trophy-taker isn’t a firearm—it’s a bow. Boone and Crockett compiled the data from its records-book entries from 2007 through 2009.

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