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July 2014

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Melissa Bachman

Decoys – Seeing Is Believing


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As many of us are spending the summer months getting our guns and gear in check for the long awaited fall, it’s also a good time to think about new methods or gear you may want to give a try this fall. Right now, I’m getting my .300 Win. Mag dialed in with the Winchester […]

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Affects of Distance and Bullet Performance


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Affects of Distance and Bullet Performance From Winchester’s resident shooting mythbuster, outdoor writer Ron Spomer, comes this dose of straight-shooting regarding the idea many hunters develop after making a kill or two with a particular bullet. The belief is that a bullet will be perfect every time, with every big game animal and in every […]

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Grant Woods

Keeping Soybean Foraging to a Minimum


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The Best Food Plot Crop, Part 5 Last week I shared how to determine the best conditions to plant forage soybeans. Now let’s consider what to do once they are out of the ground! Forage soybeans require very minimal maintenance. I plant Eagle Seed forage soybeans that are Roundup Ready. If weeds are a problem, […]

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Melissa Bachman

Long Range Shooting and Ballistic Turrets


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Long range shooting is something that is becoming more and more popular among both shooters and hunters alike. Advancements in technology have helped take the guesswork out however, you need to put in some range time before hand. For me, summer is the time where I like to really dial in my guns. If you’re getting […]

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Prepare For Hunting Season


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Weekend plans may still include time at the lake or beach, but don’t let the summer swelter fool you; hunting season will be here before you know it. More than 13.7 million Americans age 16 and over participate in hunting each year, as do even many younger kids, which means there are a lot of […]

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Grant Woods

Soybeans and Soil Temperature


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Last week I shared some tips on how to plant forage soybeans. To get the maximum growth from forage soybeans, they need to be planted using the correct methods and when the conditions are best. This week I’ll review exactly what the optimum conditions are for planting forage soybeans. Soybeans are a warm season crop. […]

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Melissa Bachman

Summer Scouting Tips


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With the heart and heat of summer quickly approaching and the early stages of antler growth becoming visible, now is a great time to begin the scouting process for your upcoming season.  Sure it may seem a little early, but there are many things you can pick up now that will help you this fall. […]

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Why Ballistically Matched Ammo Matters


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So what exactly is “ballistically matched” ammunition, and more importantly, why does it matter? In a nutshell, two different loads that are ballistically matched will perform identically when fired from the same firearm, meaning they will hit their target at the same point of aim/point of impact. Ballistically matched ammo will share the same bullet […]

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