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April 2014

snow geese hunting
Melissa Bachman

Spring Snowgeese


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When it comes to spring hunting, one of my all time favorites is snow geese. Seeing hundreds of thousands of birds in one area is incredible, and just the sound of all the geese gives me chills. Growing up we did a lot of waterfowl hunting around central Minnesota, but it’s become harder and harder […]

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rifle shooting
Live the Legend

Keep Your Rifle Skills Sharp


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It may be more than six or seven months away until fall big game seasons open back up, but you can make sure you’re ready for opening day now by practicing your shooting skills throughout the year. How many hunters have you seen—and you may be among them—who a week or two before the season […]

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toms pursue hens
Grant Woods

Gobblers Still Seek Hens


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Depending on where you hunt many of the turkey hens will be bred by mid to late May. Rather than seeking a tom each morning they are now setting on a nest and feeding. Some gobblers are still seeking hens while others have cycled through the breeding phase and are looking to rejoin other toms […]

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turkey hunting
Melissa Bachman

Sunshine State Gobblers


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For my first turkey hunt of the season I started out in Florida hunting Osceola’s. Typically when you think of the sunshine state, you’d assume it would be warm and sunny – not this trip. Apparently, I brought the cold Minnesota weather right along with me. The first day we had extremely cold conditions and […]

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turkey shooting tips
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Shooting Tips for Turkey Hunters


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Turkey season is close to being in full swing across the country and while you’ve probably been driving your spouse and kids crazy practicing your calls, will you be ready when it comes time to taking that all-important shot? At face value, shooting a turkey, typically standing still at a moderate distance, doesn’t sound like […]

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hunting turkey toms
Grant Woods

Hunting Boss Toms


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Last week I shared about the different stages of the turkey-breeding season. Toms go through a period of establishing dominance similar to whitetail bucks. About the time that gobblers establish some stability in the dominance hierarchy and begin separating from large flocks into smaller groups of immature and medium aged toms and even single mature […]

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turkey hunting prep
Melissa Bachman

Turkey Hunting Preparation


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Most people associate getting ready for turkey season with beautiful spring weather and temperatures to match. That is usually the case, however as I prepare for my Florida turkey hunt the temps have dropped to below zero once again in Minnesota. Like it or not, it was time to get outside and get my turkey […]

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ammo storage
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Proper Ammunition Storage


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Proper Ammo Storage Whether you are putting your ammo up until the next hunting season begins or are stockpiling rounds for the zombie apocalypse, it’s important to store ammunition properly to be sure no matter when you need the rounds, they will perform flawlessly from your firearm. Depending on how long it may be until […]

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