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June 2015

Live the Legend

Recreational Shooting Is A Great Way To Unwind


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A recent CNN article highlighted many of the benefits of spending time alone including the fact that such periods improve a person’s creativity, increases happiness (particularly in people who tend to be more introverted), reduces the risk of depression, helps a person work harder, provides a sense of self-satisfaction, clears the mind and even offers […]

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Nest Predators Everywhere by Grant Woods


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I placed a Reconyx UltraFire camera to monitor this turkey nest. It was disappointing to see a crow raiding the nest. This certainly fires me up to go crow hunting more! With all the avian, mammal, and reptile predators in most areas, it’s a wonder that any eggs survive and easy to understand why often […]

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Melissa Bachman

Plink Till You Can Plink No More


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There are a couple reasons for this. First, price is a big issue. The cost to shoot 2-3 boxes of centerfire hunting rounds can get expensive fast. But if you decide to spend the entire day plinking with a .22, it can probably be done at the same price as a couple boxes of hunting […]

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5 Keys to Long-Range Accuracy: Shooting Skills, Part II


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Wind—Judging and accurately aiming in the wind is where shooting science meets art form. Shooting in high winds can be challenging even when shooting at targets under 200 yards. Stretch shots out to 400, 600 even 1,000 yards and shooting in any wind, particularly when it can be blowing differently by the target than from […]

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Changing Patterns of Mature Bucks by Grant Woods


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Hunters have changed from being consumers to managers, and this has had a very positive impact on deer herd quality. In fact, hunters may have gained more ground at producing mature bucks then they have at tagging mature bucks. This is because mature bucks behave differently than immature bucks and therefore often require hunters to […]

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Melissa Bachman

What Trail Camera is Best for Your Setup? IR, Flash, or Black Flash?


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Each of these has their own benefits, but the most important part is understanding what would be best for your property and scouting techniques. First, the flash camera is the one most of us start with. You will get the highest quality color images both day and night. If having color photos is important to […]

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5 Keys to Long-Range Accuracy: Your Equipment


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  Fit—To make precision shots at long distances, it’s critical that the shooter’s head, shoulder and hands line up on the gun in the same place every time and that everything comes together comfortably. If you’re serious about long-range shooting, use a rifle with a tactical stock that allows for quick, easy adjustments to the […]

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Using Trail Cameras During the Summer by Grant Woods


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If the food sources don’t change and the bucks don’t associate the area with danger they rarely change their pattern. Hence, placing trail cameras along travel routes between food sources that will remain plentiful and attractive to deer until deer season starts is a great way to know where to hunt when deer season opens. […]

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