For numbers, there are fewer licensed every year. Our numbers are diminishing. So who are they marketing these new rifles to anyway? The hunters who read these mags already own at least one hunting rifle.
In my opinion (anyone is allowed to disagree), the need for new and more powerful cartridges is a marketing hoax. Animals can still be taken cleanly with such old standbys such as:
- 300 Savage
- and many other cartridges including your favorite
Fire up the grill! Deer hunting IS NOT catch and release.