It was Christmas of 1962 when Santa Claus (my dad) surprised me with a new .22 rifle. I had spent the past year and half in the Boy Scouts, and one of my scoutmaster’s favorite pastimes was hunting jackrabbits.
Introduced more than 70 years ago, the Ruger No. 1 continues to top the charts of single-shot rifles.
After centuries of existence, it doesn't seem like there's much room for innovation in the muzzleloader world. However, Traditions and Federal Premium did it in 2020 with the all-new NitroFire.