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July 2017

Live the Legend

THE GRAND” SHOOTING EVENT


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In just over a week, the World Shooting Recreational Complex in Sparta, Ill., will become the center of the shotgun sports universe as one of the most prestigious and celebrated shooting competitions gets underway. The Grand American World Trapshooting Championships (known simply as the Grand American to competitors) kicks off Aug. 2 and will run […]

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Ron Spomer

PICKING THE RIGHT BULLET FOR YOUR TYPE OF HUNTING


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Riflemen put a lot of time and thought into selecting the right rifle chambered for the right cartridge and topped by the right scope, but they’re missing the whole point if they don’t pay equal attention to the bullet. After all, the bullet is the reason for the rifle, case, primer, powder and scope! The […]

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Rob Pincus

PROPER HANDGUN FIT


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Handgun Fit is one of the most important keys to being able to use your firearm efficiently. In fact, after reliability, it is probably the most important aspect in selecting a defensive handgun. Proper handgun fit will make it easier for you to hold the gun, aim the gun, shoot the gun, manage recoil, reload […]

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Melissa Bachman

HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME – CARP WITH A BOW


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When it comes to a list of fun summer activities, bow fishing always remains at the top of my list. Not only can it be a fun way to spend some time outdoors, but you’re also doing a great thing for the environment. Carp are an invasive species that have taken over many lakes and […]

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Nikki Boxler

GO THE DISTANCE – HOW TO MEASURE DISTANCES WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY – AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE


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Pace count and why it is important If you spend a considerable amount of time hunting or hiking in remote areas, it’s very important that you be prepared for any possible emergency situation that may present itself – especially those that render you the loss of a cell phone and/or a GPS device! In situations […]

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Scott Leysath

HOW TO MAKE DELICIOUS AND TASTY VENISON BURGERS


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I know people who don’t add much, or any, fat to their ground venison. Just salt and pepper for seasoning and no added beef or pork fat. They seem perfectly content with the way their meat turns out, so it’s really not my place to tell them that they might be missing something. One man’s […]

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Ron Spomer

CHOOSING THE IDEAL CARTRIDGE FOR YOUR TYPE OF HUNTING


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Once upon a time American deer hunters had to choose between a 30-30 Winchester and a 30-06 for deer, bear and elk hunting. There was no 308 Winchester, no 300 WSM and no 300 Winchester Magnum. Heck, there was no 270 Winchester either. No 270 WSM, no 7mm WSM or 243 Winchester or… Last time […]

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Live the Legend

AIM SHOOTING EVENT IN SPARTA, ILL, JULY 27-AUGUST 1


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One of the biggest events in youth shooting is about to get underway in Sparta, Ill, and as expected Winchester will be right there. The AIM (Academics, Integrity, Marksmanship) 2017 Grand National Youth Trapshooting Championships will take place July 27-Aug. 1 at the World Shooting Recreational Complex. The event will feature competitions in registered skeet, […]

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