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July 2017

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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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Becky Yackley

TRAVEL TO SHOOT – FIND EXPERIENCES BEYOND YOUR LOCAL RANGE


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Every child should make new friends, experience new places and people, and see things that put them out of their element enough to teach them about the world we live in.  Most kids learn some of the world around them by interacting with their peers in sports and school.  They also meet adults, see new […]

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Rob Pincus

PISTOL, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN FOR HOME DEFENSE


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Is a pistol, rifle or shotgun the best choice for a home defense firearm? First, let’s dismiss a couple of clichés: “Any Gun Will Do.” Yes, any operational gun could be used to stop a threat, but since you have the opportunity to choose one, train with it and stage it responsibly ahead of time. […]

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Melissa Bachman

THE IMPORTANCE OF JOINING A SUMMER CLAY LEAGUE


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Since I was a little girl, I loved to hunt waterfowl. We spent most weekends in a make -shift duck blind on public land patiently waiting for our next shot. We didn’t have hundreds of chances, so we needed to make our shots count. One way we did this was by shooting trap in our […]

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Nikki Boxler

CHOKE TUBE SELECTION


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In this video, I am going to show you the different shot string patterns that result from using different common chokes. I have my target set up at 20 yards and will be shooting the same ammunition for each shot. This video will give you a visual of what the choke patterns look like and […]

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Rob Pincus

HOME DEFENSE TACTICS


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There are Five Fundamental Home Defense Tactics you should think about when you are planning your response to an imminent home invasion or other physical threat. Remember that these tactics revolve around protecting yourself or those you care about inside of your house or apartment, not protecting your belongings or the home itself. Evade Evasion […]

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Live the Legend

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREP FOR DEER HUNTING SEASON


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Don’t wait until the first cool mornings of autumn to kick start your deer season into gear. Right now, while the summer swelter is still in full swing, is when you should actually begin preparing for the upcoming fall. In fact, some of the nation’s first open deer seasons—in both South Carolina and California—are but […]

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Ron Spomer

SELECTING A SCOPE TO BALANCE WITH YOUR RIFLE, GAME, CARTRIDGE AND STYLE OF HUNTING


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So you finally bought that Model 70 in 300 Winchester Magnum you always wanted. Congratulations! Now, to take full advantage of its incredible long-range potential, you have to mount a scope on it, and that’s easy — except for the selection part. In many ways, choosing a scope these days is harder than selecting a […]

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