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June 2017

Melissa Bachman

SUMMER SQUIRREL HUNT WITH PORK CHOP…PART I


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Summer tends to be a time many sit back, relax, and dig their feet in the sand at the beach. Although there is absolutely nothing wrong with any these options…Pork Chop and I have different plans! All last fall I took little Miss Pork Chop on almost every single hunting adventure. She sits in the […]

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Nikki Boxler

PREPPING FOR HUNTING SEASON – THE LEG WORKOUT EDITION


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In  our Tips to Stay in Shape For Fall Hunts Blog we discussed the basic walking lunge. Now, let’s add in another component to increase the difficulty of this staple exercise that will further help us get in shape for field season! By adding in an overhead element to this exercise, you will not only […]

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Live the Legend

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF OWNING A SUPPRESSED FIREARM?


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Silencer, suppressor? Some folks argue the correct term is suppressor, since these devices that screw on to the end of a firearm’s barrel in order to muffle the sound of the shot, don’t actually silence the noise, they merely “suppress” it. However, according to most experts, the two terms can be used interchangeably. In fact, […]

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Becky Yackley

Quick and Easy Gun Cleaning 101


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In this video, I’m going to show you basics for cleaning a gun. Whether it’s a pistol, rifle, or shotgun, this video will help you get through the very basics. First, check that your firearm is unloaded. Always do this following the 4 cardinal rules of gun safety For quick cleaning, I usually do three […]

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Melissa Bachman

HOW TO SAFELY STORE SELF-DEFENSE FIREARMS AT HOME


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When it comes to safe storage and handling of guns you can never be too cautious. In my household it’s just Pork Chop and me. However, I still keep my guns and ammo locked up at all times and this is for a variety of reasons. First, I want to try and prevent theft or […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips on Setting Trail Cameras This Summer


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Summer is almost here which means bucks are growing their antlers and fawns are on the ground! This is a great time to start taking inventory of whose been sneaking around your property. Winchester Life co-host Nikki Boxler gives us 3 tips for setting up for trail cameras.      

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Live the Legend

WHAT ARE THE FOUR TOP TACTICAL ROUNDS?


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While hunting remains a popular pastime, it is the tactical market that has driven much of the shooting industry over the past decade (a little longer), led of course by wide-spread demand for AR-style rifles and semi-auto pistols. The popularity of the latter has been largely driven by a climbing interest in home defense and […]

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Melissa Bachman

W Train & Defend – a Fabulous Ammunition Combination for the New Shooter


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When it comes to hunting ammunition, Winchester has done an incredible job at making a hunter’s job easy when deciding what ammo is best. They have created rounds made for specific animals, which enables quick clean kills using the most innovative technology to help ensure success in the field. Luckily, they didn’t stop with this […]

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