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July 2017

Melissa Bachman

Bench Shooting Tips to Prep for the Big Game Season-to-Come


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This round was built specifically for taking down deer. It has a large polymer tip to give big impact. With this round you’ll quickly realize you get quick, clean, and lethal kills with almost no tracking needed. Some tips at the bench to improve your in-the-field-shooting this fall: Use a solid rest when shooting from […]

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Scott Leysath

Making Super-Easy Meat Sauce for Venison Burger or Sausage


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This might be a good time to take a look into your freezer and put some of that ground deer meat and sausage to use. For some of us, most of the inventory should have been used long ago. Unlike fine cheeses and wines, ground meat does not get better with age. If some of […]

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Live the Legend

Tips for Breaking More Clays


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Develop a Consistent Mount – This is something you can practice at home as easily as you can when actually shooting and should not only practice in a t-shirt and shooting vest, but bulked up in some of what you will actually be wearing when hunting later in the season. A consistent gun mount is […]

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Becky Yackley

Life-Lessons Gained Through Hunting & Shooting


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Shooting and hunting don’t always fall into helping our neighbors with chores, but they can be ways we help others. Filling Someone Else’s Shoes When we take our grandparents or grandchildren hunting or shooting, we are giving of ourselves; our time and our companionship. Sometimes for an elderly person who’s alone, a chance to hunt […]

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Melissa Bachman

Prairie Dog Plinking – Great Summertime Rifle Practice


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The weather was hot, dry and windy but we used the small amount of shade from my truck when possible to escape the hot sun from time to time. We had a couple different guns we were shooting, but primarily used my Winchester 17 WSM. We were using the Winchester Varmint X Lead Free in […]

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Nikki Boxler

Must-Have Survival Tools


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Knife: Many people regard the knife as the single most important survival tool. I like to carry a knife with a single fixed blade, as it is stronger than a folding blade and you don’t have to worry about it closing. Not only is a knife good for hunting or skinning game, a sturdy blade […]

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