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March 2017

Nikki Boxler

Turkey Scouting and Early Season Techniques


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To do the crime you must put in the time Preseason scouting is essential to turkey hunting success. Since turkey leave many clues as to where they hang out, they are not overly difficult to locate. Start off by looking for roosting trees, then walk through the woods and look for tracks and upturned leaves […]

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Is There a Best Shot Size for Turkey?


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According to an interview of Winchester engineer Steve Meyer, by Field & Stream’s Phil Bourjaily, it takes 2 foot-pounds (ft-lbs) of energy for a pellet to penetrate a turkey’s head or vertebrae in its neck. They noted at 35 yards, with traditional lead turkey loads, nearly half of No. 6 shot failed to penetrate those […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 1 by Melissa Bachman


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Next, if you don’t have a location to hunt, take a little time to go looking for fields with turkeys already on them.  Find out who owns the property and start knocking on doors asking for permission to hunt turkeys in the upcoming weeks.  Many times you’ll find people are more apt to let turkey […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Sighting in Your Turkey Gun by Nikki Boxler


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As you can see, I have really good patterns at both 30 and 40 yards. I find that I am a little high and to the right at 30, but dead-on at 40 yards. So, the time I spent (even though it is frigid where I live) shooting the gun has taught me some things […]

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The Enduring and Ever-Popular .45


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  It was created by arguably the most prolific gun designer in the history of firearms—John Moses Browning. Browning designed the handgun as the answer to the .38, which had failed the U.S. Army on multiple accounts during its campaign against the Moros in the Philippines as part of the Spanish American War. The issued […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Finding More Bone This Spring


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Begin Where Deer Are I know this sounds obvious, but in my early days I would get easily side tracked and end up walking down countless trails. Now I begin where I know the deer hang out. Food sources and bedding areas. Food is typically limited during winter months; therefore, deer will spend a lot […]

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The Winchester AA – America’s Clay Shooting Favorite for More Than 50 Years


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AA Celebrating more than 50 years in production, AA plastic hull shotgun shells revolutionized what was then a primarily paper world when introduced in 1965. Reloadable and reusable, AA manufactured loads feature a high-strength hull, proven hard shot, best-in-class primers and powder and soft-shooting AA wads. The wad’s collapsible dual hinge actually aid in reducing […]

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