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February 2016

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Great New Predator Loads From Winchester


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With the introduction of Long Beard XR just a couple of years ago and its game-changing Shot-Lok technology, which allowed patterns to hold together longer and fly farther for devastating extended range shots, it was only a matter of time before other hunters were wondering when Shot-Lok would come to a load for their game. […]

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Melissa Bachman

Effective Food Plots On A Budget-Tips To Save Big


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With more deer in an area, you’ll also attract more bucks. This is a win-win come hunting season. I’ve planted food plots in August such as turnips and clover using a hand spreader, and this is a cheaper alternative and easier compared to corn and beans. I’ll be the first to admit though that hunting […]

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The Need For Speed – The New Winchester M-22 Subsonic


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The M-22 Subsonic is designed specifically to function in semi-automatic firearms while remaining subsonic from both pistol and rifle length barrels. The new round features a 45-grain black-plated lead, round nose bullet that has the equivalent energy of a full velocity 36-grain rimfire product. In addition, the M-22 Subsonic utilizes non-corrosive priming and clean burning […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips To Monitor And Improve Your Deer Herd In The Late Season


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I understand everything has to survive, but across many states coyotes are becoming over populated and taking a real toll on the deer herds. So what can we do? 1.) Predator Hunt- Managing predators in your area is an absolutely essential part to successfully managing both your deer and turkey populations. Too many coyotes, bobcats, […]

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An Uncommon Yet Common Gauge


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When one sees or hears a numerical designation of bore diameter, like .22-caliber, .30-caliber, .45-caliber and .50-caliber, he or she has a good idea of the relative size of the projectile, if not the powder charge driving it. Caliber is a bore diameter expressed in hundredths of an inch (.50-inch or 1/2-inch) or millimeters (7mm […]

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A Little Winchester History – The Wizard Of Winchester


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Check out any large shooting competition or go to a national sportsman’s show held outside and you are apt to find sponsored shooters and even sponsored trick shooters, showcasing their skills and using their sponsor’s products while doing so. Winchester was one of the earliest companies to recognize the value of associating with high-level shooters […]

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Melissa Bachman

Choosing The Right Caliber For The New Hunter


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1.) Recoil. Explain the level of recoil they the new hunter is going to experience & shoot it first so they can watch. This is great for young kids, but really nice for anyone trying out a new gun first. Even if they don’t say they need this I believe it’s a great idea to help alleviate […]

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