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August 2014

Melissa Bachman

Hearing Protection Advancements


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Growing up we used simple little orange ear plugs which did the trick, but now there is a huge array of options including some amazing custom setups that are extremely comfortable and actually improve your regular sense of sound, but cut down any high frequency noises before they could potential damage your ears. Several years […]

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Choose The Best Gun For A Young Hunter


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There’s no such thing as a one-gun-fits-all solution and adults in the market for a youth gun, should first consider their young hunter’s stature, maturity, skill level and the specific shooting activity the gun is intended for. Following are important points to consider depending on what type of firearm you are considering. Rimfires The .22-caliber […]

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Grant Woods

Equipment To Create Small Food Plots


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Today, my lawn mower was the primary tool to create a new food plot! I used it to mow down the weeds. I had to drive very, very slowly as the vegetation was tougher than lawn grass and literally three feet tall or taller. By going very slow I could not only knock down the […]

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Melissa Bachman

Keeping Your Gun Dry In The Elements


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Nothing is easy – I’m usually sitting in rain for days on end and I do clean my gun every night, however, any precautionary steps that can be taken to keep it dry in the field go a long way. This year was the first year I tried a new raincoat for my gun and […]

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Get Your Deer Fix


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Not everyone can be so fortunate as to be sitting in a stand already. In fact, for many of us, the anticipation is merely going to build into a distracting frenzy until our state’s seasons open up another month or two away. So how is a hunter to get his deer fix in the interim? Winchester’s […]

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Grant Woods

When Do Antlers Stop Growing?


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Individual antler tines show up like neon signs when flying over with thermal triggered cameras during this time of year. During early August most bucks switch from adding new growth to their antlers to adding minerals to their antlers. Antlers begin changing from being soft and somewhat pliable to hardened antlers. Often during early August […]

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Melissa Bachman

Predator Calls For Bear


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My favorite ammunition to use for black bear is a .300 Win. Mag Ballistic Silvertip in a 180-grain bullet. You will experience very little drop out to 200-yards, and the 180-grain bullet does the trick on even the biggest black bear. Now for calling the bear: There are some very simple rules to remember that […]

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Winchester Rooster Dream Hunt Sweepstakes


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Apply Now For 2014 Winchester Rooster Dream Hunt Fast-flying pheasants. Sky-busting chukar partridge. Easy to miss bobwhite quail. All this and arguably one of the finest lodges in North America await the winner of the 2014 Winchester Rooster Dream Hunt. Go online today to Winchester.com and fill out an application to win. The drawing will be held […]

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