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May 2017

Becky Yackley

The Shooting and Hunting Sports See a Surge in Female and Youth Participation


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Sometimes women do this alone. Sometimes as part of a team. But strong women work. Strong women take responsibility for family safety, for putting food on the table. Strong women go hunting with their husbands and sons. Strong women own guns and enjoy trap shooting and turkey hunting. It’s as American as baking an apple […]

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Melissa Bachman

Try the 20 for Late-Season Toms or Next Year’s Gobbler by Melissa Bachman


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I’m the type of person that likes to test the limits on both myself and my equipment so I know exactly what to expect in the field. This removes any guess work and also allows me to confidently take shots where I know the odds are in my favor. So, with the new 20-gauge loads […]

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Live the Legend

Ammunition for Self-Defense Training


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Regardless, many of these people, should and will spend time at the range, practicing their accuracy, committing aiming, their grip and squeezing of the trigger to note memory so that it will come natural should they ever need to use their firearm under a stressful situation. A key part to training is creating a regimen […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips and Tactics for Late-Season Turkey Success


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Scouting becomes even more beneficial the later in the season it is.  I believe putting in the time to understand what the birds are doing is extremely important, especially late in the year.  By knowing exactly where they like to roost, strut, feed, etc., your odds of success are going to go way up.  One of […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips to Stay in Shape for Fall Hunts by Nikki Boxler


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Farmer Walks (no…you don’t have to be a farmer to do this…ha) The Farmers Walk gives you a lot of bang for your buck as it puts a lot of different muscles to work. This exercise will help to improve your grip and core strength in addition to building the upper back muscles. Walking Lunges This […]

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How to Select the Proper Choke Tube


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The most common types of choke tubes that come with modern shotguns are cylinder bore, skeet, improved cylinder, modified, improved modified and full. Cylinder bore is simply the same constriction as the full length of the barrel and doesn’t tighten the shot pattern at all. Shot exits the muzzle and spreads faster than from any […]

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Melissa Bachman

Turkey Hunting for Kids Made Easy – Here is How


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Next, when it comes to calling it’s only natural to do most of the calling – but, explain what you’re doing along with why you’re doing it.  It’s way more fun to learn about why and what you’re doing than just sit there.  I’m also a firm believer in letting them try.  If jakes come […]

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