Way back in April of 2017, we received the new (at the time), Hornady .218 Bee ammo and empty brass. At the time, having a new factory option, along with unloaded brass for reloading, was good news for those who owned .218 Bee rifles. Winchester had not made any ammo for a few years, so […]

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The question of whether a suppressed .17 Hornet would make a difference while rockchuck hunting has been answered.  I met up with Riley (@shooter300 on IG) and his buddy, Kenny, for some serious rockchuck removal.  Kenny had some private farms where the rockchuck population was out of control!  The area we were shooting had rock […]

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This is a review, with short hunt report on the Lehigh Defense 18 grain, 17 caliber, Controlled Chaos, Lead Free Bullets. I loaded these for my CZ Model 527 in .17 Hornet and was able to shoot four different loads at 100 yards. My best groups averaged sub-0.5″ at 100 yards and were chronographed at […]

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.17 Hornady Hornet NTX Lead Free Ammo Review including a Bobcat Hunt. For the full review, with more information on our thoughts on the ammunition’s performance, including more detailed pictures, please visit: http://www.varminter.com/17-hornady-hornet-ntx-lead-free-ammo-review-with-bobcat-hunt/ . Equipment: CZ Model 527 Varmint in .17 Hornady Hornet Hawke Panorama EV Scope – 4-12X40mm AO Foxpro FX3 Game Caller ICOtec […]

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A few years ago, we headed up to NE California to do some varmint hunting. On day three of our hunt, we decided to head to a private ranch to do some rockchuck hunting in the rimrock. This is the video from that short hunt. We used the following rifles/calibers/ammunition during this hunt: 1) Franklin […]

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**Ballistics Chart in Video is Incorrect** See article for correct chart: http://www.varminter.com/17-hornady-h… Even though this article/video is listed as an “ammo review” with hunt report, we will be concentrating more on the hunt report, because Hornady has, once-again, hit the mark with this new load. We found that the new 25 grain offering was accurate, […]

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Sometimes everything comes together during a hunt. This spot and stalk coyote hunt was one of those times. Watch as I make a stalk on a coyote, then the coyote does something completely unexpected! The entire hunt was all caught on video, so check it out! Read the Article: http://www.varminter.com/spot-stalk-c… Visit Our Site for More […]

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This is a review of the CZ Model 527 in .17 Hornady Hornet. It includes some quick information about the caliber and the rifle, then a short hunt report. The CZ 527, coupled with the factory .17 Hornady Hornet ammo, is a very accurate rifle. This combo is devastating on the ground squirrel population and […]

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