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July 2017

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Scott Leysath

Tenderizing Tough Cuts With a Sous Vide (Sue Veed) Cooker by Scott Leysath


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Oh sure, it’ll look just like a steak on the outside, but it’s still tough. Cut the same steak into cubes and slow-cook it for several hours with some vegetables and stock and the sinewy meat is magically changed into spoon-tender bites. With Sous Vide cooking, meat is seasoned and sealed in a vacuum bag […]

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Live the Legend

“The Grand” Shooting Event


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Each trapshooting event has a minimum of 100 targets with more than 4 million clays expected to be broken over the two-week championships. Competitors last year ranged in age from 9 years old to 89 years old. Winchester is a primary sponsor of the event and Aug. 7 will be Winchester Day, with special giveaways and […]

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Ron Spomer

Picking the Right Bullet for Your Type of Hunting


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We just buy a box with the bullet weight we like, shoot our deer and start wishing we’d sharpened our gutting knife since the last time we used it. The wise shooters among us, however, pay more attention than that, and that can pay off. Truth be known, most bullets work well in most situations. […]

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Rob Pincus

Proper Handgun Fit


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If you cannot deactivate the safety or press the trigger, you will obviously not be able to use the gun at all. The proper position of the thumb empowers efficient alignment, recoil management and the use of the thumb to release the magazine, operate a safety and de-cock the gun if necessary. The most common […]

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Melissa Bachman

Hot Fun in the Summertime – Carp With a Bow


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As a young kid we spent a good portion of our summer chasing carp in the river with our bows,but luckily gear is continually getting better and makes it easier for people to get involved. If you have an old recurve bow this works great, but you can also take your regular hunting setup and […]

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Nikki Boxler

Go the Distance – How to Measure Distance Without Technology and Why You Should Care


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Also, combining a pace count with the use of proper field maps enables us to calculate an estimated pace count needed to reach a known landmark such as hunting camp, main road, parking area etc. Pace count is unique to each individual as it depends on the biomechanics of one’s stride, so it is important […]

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Scott Leysath

How to Make Delicious and Tasty Venison Burgers by Scott Leysath


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Don’t just season the outside of the burger, season the inside as well. Once the meat is ground, mix in your favorite burger seasonings. If you want juicier burgers, mix 20 – 25% fatty ground beef or pork to the grind. If you grind it yourself, untrimmed pork shoulder ground together with the venison adds […]

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Ron Spomer

Choosing the Ideal Cartridge for Your Type of Hunting


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Actually, it’s hard to go wrong whatever you choose. Virtually every cartridge from the 22 Long Rifle through the biggest elephant cartridge has been used to topple virtually every terrestrial mammal on the planet. Some of the smaller ones are not legal for deer hunting, so the safe place to start is the 243 Winchester. […]

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