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March 2017

Nikki Boxler

Turkey Scouting and Early Season Techniques


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Turkey season is just around the corner and has even begun in some states. As I gear up for the first turkey hunt of the season, I like to look back on past seasons and reflect on the things that I have learned through personal experience and through hunting with others. While I am constantly […]

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Is There a Best Shot Size for Turkey?


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Turkey loads generally come in three different sizes: No. 4, No. 5 or No. 6. Sure, there are some off brands with off-sizes, such as No. 7s or duplex loads with a mix of 4s and 6s, but generally we are talking about one of those first three when it comes to buying turkey loads. […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 1


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Turkey hunting odds can be easily increased or decreased depending on the amount of work you put into your hunt both before and during.  For those who want to increase their chances of success, here are a few simple tips to make you a more effective hunter.  First, do your best to get out to […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Sighting in Your Turkey Gun


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While shooting one’s gun prior to the turkey season is not an absolute must, it is a really good idea to spend some time at the range before setting off to chase tom turkey. Or in my case, spend some time out on the property near one of our barns. While Winchester’s Longbeard is lethal […]

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The Enduring and Ever-Popular .4


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We’ve all seen the bumper stickers: .45 ACP: Because a 9mm might expand, but a .45 will never shrink. .45: Because shooting twice is wasteful. .45: It’s like a 9mm for adults. And so on and so forth. Whenever the 9mm crowd and .45 fans begin debating the merits of each caliber as a defensive […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Make More Accurate Shots at Turkey


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Want to make more accurate shots at tom turkey this spring? Better spend some time at the range then. More accurate and lethal shots at turkey this spring are a direct function of range time. Get to know your best gun/load/choke combination before hitting the woods or prairies this spring. Too, another great idea is […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Finding More Bone This Spring


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It is that time of year when the snow is melting and we are keeping an eye on our trail cameras to know when antler begin to drop. I look forward to the nice sunny days when I am able to walk through the woods in pursuit of finding sheds. I do not have a […]

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


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With the warmer weather of spring soon upon us, cooped up sportsmen are going to be more than ready to head outdoors for a little shooting fun. And when it comes to recreational shooting, the shotgun sports—sporting clays, skeet, trap and similar games—are a true American favorite. With so many people involved in shooting shotguns […]

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