Fact or enduring myth?

Author:Harmon, Mike
Position:CROSSFIRE: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - Letter to the editor

Hats off to John Barsness on the all-round rifle. I was reading an old book on elk hunting, (published in the 1940s). The author was discussing cartridges for elk, and his closing comment was, "of course many elk will be killed with a .30-30 this fall." (I'm paraphrasing.)

I love all these old hunting books to get real insight from the hunters who spent more time in the woods than any of us nowadays. So I took to heart hunting with a Remington 8 in .35 Remington. I've killed deer, antelope and a nilgai with it. I sure was the...

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