Assault style, military sporting arms increasingly used for hunting


The folks at have come up with an infographic showing the functionality of using AR-style platform rifles for a variety of game and hunting situations, with some tips on using “black rifles” in the field.

The debate over using modern sporting rifles for hunting has filled Internet chat rooms and media reports for years. What’s your position on using black rifles for hunting purposes and why? Let us know by commenting on this post and see the graphic below.


Will Leschper is founder of The Texas Outdoor Digest. He has been recognized for Excellence in Craft by the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the Texas Outdoor Writers Association. He is Conservation Editor of Texas Fish & Game Magazine and is a regular contributor to the Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, in addition to writing for plenty of of now-defunct publications.