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Except as noted, all text and images  are by Ken Perrotte (Outdoors Rambler (SM). Some items, written by Ken Perrotte and previously published elsewhere, are revised or excerpted under provisions of the Fair Use Doctrine


Sunday, March 3, 2019

It's interesting to introduce experienced hunters and shooters to a new, unfamiliar rifle and, after they inspect it, ask, "So what do you think this would cost?"

I did just that in South Africa in August 2015, showing guides and other hunters at Phillip Bronkhorst Safaris the new Bergara B14 Timber rifles. The answers ranged from $1,300 to $2,300. And their eyebrows arched when I disclosed that the rifle had a manufacturer's sugges...

Thursday, February 7, 2019

My favorite of the new hunting rifles seen at SHOT Show 2019 is the Bergara Highlander, a U.S.-made rifle in the company's Premier Series line. This $1,850 gem is going to be a big hit with hunters, whether they're hunting species from deer to plains game on African safaris. Bergara debuted the Highlander at the Safari Club International gathering in Reno, Nevada, two weeks before SHOT and company reps confided that they took orders...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Enjoy a little picking and singing by Sundance Head, country music artist and 2016 winner of The Voice, performing a couple songs from his new album "Stained Glass and Neon" in the Case Knives booth at SHOT Show.

Then, scroll down for more show coverage, including my favorite new rifle, Mossberg's new pistol, some top quality optics, boots, hearing muffs and more Sundance!

Jan. 21-29, 2019   Where? Vegas, Baby!



Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The walls of my office hold more deer mounts in varying poses and configurations than I want to count. They honor the animals I hunted and the experiences gleaned on those trips. Long after we've finished the last grilled backstraps and smoked sausage from those animals, the antlers on the wall help you return in your mind to that particular day, recalling the sounds, the smells, the weather and the people with which you shared the...

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Note: I held off on posting this blog about a hunt at Uruguay Lodge until the feature in Safari Club International's "Safari" magazine was published. That article ran in the July/Augu...

Anglers frequently ask each other, “What’s your favorite fish to catch?” The followup question is often, “What’s your favorite fish to eat?” For me, at least in terms of freshwater fi...

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A rainy, late September Newfoundland moose hunt this year offered challenging conditions and ample opportunities to try out some new gear.

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Note: A portion of this blog appeared in my newspaper column in the July 26, 2019 edition of the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star. Click here to access the paper.

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