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September 2016

Melissa Bachman

Poison Ivy Prevention – Avoid the Scratch Scratch


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The question wasn’t if we were going to hunt, it became how could we possibly avoid the wrath of ivy.  There are actually some simple steps one can take to help prevent a reaction.  The first thing we made sure of was to wear gloves, long sleeve shirts, and tried to avoid touching any of […]

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A Great Way to Sharpen Skills for the Coming Season – Squirrels


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One of America’s favorite small game species is the gray squirrel. In fact, between gray squirrels and fox squirrels, the little limb-leaping creatures are the way many hunters were originally introduced to hunting. Put them in the context of an early fall hunt, with trees still in total leaf-out mode and a hunter limited to […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Hunt in High Winds


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Depending on how strong the winds are, sometimes a treestand is just not the best option.  If you happen to have a ground blind nearby or in your truck that you can put up sometimes that can make your hunt much more comfortable.  Just remember if the wind is strong to bring lots of extra […]

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Dove Season is Here: Let Your Fall Season Take Wing!


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Even if you missed that big opening day dove shoot, in the South, often replete with barbecue and sweet iced tea, it’s not too late to find a fresh cut field of corn or other dove-attracting crops, grab your shotgun and some shotgun shells and get in on the action. Here’s a few tips to […]

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Melissa Bachman

Snakes and Early Season Hunting – Things to Watch Out For


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When it comes to snakes, your first line of defense is awareness. Most rattlesnakes don’t want to be bothered and will only strike if they feel severely threatened.  Usually they will rattle, and this gives you time to slowly back away.  Little baby rattlesnakes are actually the worst as they haven’t learned to control the […]

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History in the Making: Winchester’s First Centerfire Cartridge


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According to Cartridges of the World, “At one time or another, just about every American arms manufacturer has offered some kind of gun chambered for this cartridge.” Remington and Marlin were among the first manufacturers after Winchester to chamber their rifles for the round. Author Frank Barnes calls the .44-40 “one of the all-time great […]

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