January has come and gone. If you live in the northern states like I do (PA), then you are most likely still in the thick of some bitter weather. Going to work in the morning is generally even more disdaining when you think about warming up your vehicle before hittin’ the road. However, you take solace in knowing that you have 2 large fields, a creek bed, and an open thicket that you can gawk at - in hopes of seeing deer - on the way in.
It used to be that the term "budget hunting rifle" was code for "piece of junk." However, times have changed and many companies are now producing reasonably priced, yet still high-quality hunting rifles.