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January 2014

deer warm weather
Grant Woods

Warm Temps in the Late Season


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  They may also switch from bedding on a south facing slope to a north or east facing slope where the temperatures will be substantially cooler. They may seek green forage (like turnip tops, etc.,) versus grains (like corn or soybean pods) as the grains are very rich in carbohydrates and digesting them will generate […]

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SHOT Show 2014…Here It Comes


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In essence, NSSF fights every day for your rights to hunt and shoot. It brings the hunting and shooting industries together once a year, typically in Las Vegas, for the SHOT Show which attracts buyers from all 50 states and from more than 100 countries. You can see more on National Shooting Sports Foundation at nssf.org. SHOT is […]

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new Winchester products
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2014 Winchester New Product Highlights


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Designed to extend the effective range of a standard turkey load by 20 and even possibly 30 yards, Long Beard XR is filled with Winchester’s proprietary Shot-Lok resin, a honey-like substance loaded with the round’s copper-plated shot. The resin hardens and eliminates air spaces around the shot better than any other buffer available. Upon firing, the resin limits the […]

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deer bedding areas
Grant Woods

Sign in the Snow


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  There is much to learn about where deer travel, feed, and bed from reading sign in the snow. For example, deer often urinate while bedded. Deer beds are always oval or football shaped. The head and feet will be at the pointy ends of the football. If there’s a urine spot at either of […]

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rabbit hunting
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Winter Time Small Game


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A Missouri native, Allen has been chasing small game most of his life with family and friends, and finds rabbit hunting to be a fun activity when he’s not chasing big whitetail deer. His favorite load for jack or cottontail is .22 LR 555 or .22 LR 333 in 36 grain because he shoots a lot of moving rabbit. He prefers  Super X […]

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