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October 2016

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Tips for Hunting the Prime Time of the Rut


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Scent Magic – Bucks are beginning to harass does and fight each other to establish dominance. Rubs and scrapes are popping up and being worked along field edges, woodland trails and throughout the forest. You’ll be tempted to use estrous scents in order to make bucks think a doe has come in early, but don’t […]

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Melissa Bachman

Canada Waterfowl Hunting – Some of the Finest Available


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Upon arrival for our hunt, I was greeted with some unfortunate news.  My direct flight from Minneapolis to Saskatoon was apparently overweight and they removed 54-bags from the flight.  There were only 60 people on the plane so almost everyone was stranded without bags.  Luckily most of our gun cases made it, so at least […]

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Shooting by the Numbers – More Women on the Range


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Target Shooting on the Rise Since 2009, the number of target shooters in this country has risen by 17 million participants, growing from 34 million in 2009 to 51 million in 2014, the last year data is available. That represents 50 percent growth in the number of target shooters in just a Who are Today’s […]

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Melissa Bachman

Some Good Time Gator Hunting


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This spring I was able to take my dad on a bear hunt in Alaska and we had an amazing trip together in the back country.  I knew this is a hunt my mom wouldn’t care for as it’s usually cold, wet, in a remote location with no running water or amenities.  It’s not that […]

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Winchester Firearms that Defined a Generation


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  Model 1866 Winchester “Yellow Boy” Winchester’s iconic image in Western lore is borne from the widespread use of its lever-action rifles of the time—it was an essential tool in the settling of the frontier. The Model 1866 was the one that started it all. Built by a fledgling Winchester Repeating Arms Company shortly after […]

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Melissa Bachman

10 Spot and Stalk Tactics Sure to up Your Game


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Once that hunt is wrapped up I’ll be taking my grandma to Colorado for her first mule deer hunt in years, then Nebraska for the rifle season, followed up by Senora Mexico hunt for an awesome finale to the season.  With all these hunts, there will surely be some mistakes made, but I’m a firm […]

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