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Deer Gear: Hunting Rifles, Shotguns for 2019

These hunting rifles (plus two shotguns) are among the top choices for whitetails.

If you're looking to upgrade to a new hunting rifle or shotgun, there is an excellent lineup at a variety of price points for the upcoming white-tailed deer season.

Here’s a look at top choices for 2019.

Compiled from the July/August issues of Game & Fish Magazines. Click here to subscribe

RIFLES

MOSSBERG | Patriot Predator Cerakote Strata

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Patriot Predator Cerakote Strata

Mossberg’s push-feed bolt actions are robust and accurate, and they’re a great value. The new Patriot Predator has a synthetic stock in TrueTimber Strata camo, and metalwork receives a brown Cerakote finish. $524


WINCHESTER | XPR Hunter Kryptek Highlander

2019DEERGUNS
XPR Hunter Kryptek Highlander

Winchester’s affordable bolt gun gets a facelift and is now available with a Kryptek Highlander camo stock and a Permacote flat dark earth finish. It’s available in a variety of calibers, including the brand-new .350 Legend straight-wall cartridge. $600


BROWNING AB3 Hunter

2019DEERGUNS
AB3 Hunter

A high quality rifle at a price point that won't break the bank. It's streamlined and ergonomic. It features a 60-degree bolt throw, detachable box magazine, crisp trigger and accurate barrel. Stock options include wood, composite and an inflex recoil pad mitigates felt recoil. It's available in a number of calibers. $670

SAVAGE 110 | High Country

2019DEERGUNS
Savage 110 High Country
An accurate turnbolt equipped with Savage’s customizable AccuFit system, the 110 High Country is outfitted with True Timber Strata AccuStock with overmolded surfaces and a PVD coyote brown finish on the metal for all-weather reliability. $1,130

REMINGTON | Model 783 Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

2019DEERGUNS
Model 783 Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

This Remington 783 comes with a 3-9X40 scope, Crossfire trigger, SuperCell recoil pad and a camo stock in Mossy Oak Break-Up Country. It’s a complete deer hunting package. $451

KIMBER | Open Country Granite

2019DEERGUNS
Open Country Granite

With a controlled-feed action, adjustable trigger and reinforced carbon fiber stock, the Kimber Open Country Granite offers a long list of premium features. The receiver and fluted 24-inch barrel are covered in a protective black KimPro II finish, and these rifles are guaranteed to shoot sub-MOA groups. $2,269

SHOTGUNS

WINCHESTER | SX4 Cantilever Buck

2019DEERGUNS
Winchester SX4 Cantilever Buck

This features a 22-inch rifled barrel with Weaver-style cantilever rail and iron sights. With its reliable Active Valve gas system, it’s a softer-shooting 12-gauge slug gun. $960


MOSSBERG | 500 Combo Field/Deer

2019DEERGUNS
Mossberg 500 Combo Field/Deer

The 500 Combo is available in 12 or 20 gauge and comes with a cantilevered, rifled slug barrel with a second vent-rib barrel. Each combo includes a Dead Ringer 2.5X scope and interchangeable comb inserts. $454

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