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September 2017

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Dealing With Elevation While Shooting


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Long ago, the belief was that if you shot uphill your bullet would shoot high and if you shot downhill, it would hit low. Not sure how that myth originated, but the reality, gravity exerts its greatest influence over the trajectory of a bullet when it is shot across a level area as the gravity […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips for Hunting From a Ground Blind by Melissa Bachman


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Get the blind out early: if possible, put the blind out at least a month ahead of time if your schedule and hunting property allows. I don’t always have this luxury but if hunting somewhere that this is possible, take the time to get the blind out early. Brush it in: once the blind is […]

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Nikki Boxler

Give Your Pistol a Good Cleaning – Here’s How


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  Here is what you will need:  Cloth patches A cleaning rod Bore brush Tips to hold patches A small brush Gun solvent Gun oil Soft cloth Rubber gloves Eye protection Before beginning, I like to put on thin rubber gloves and eye protection. The rubber gloves protect my skin from exposure to solvents and […]

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Shotgun’s Best Compete at 2017 World Championships


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Carroll won her first World Championship medal this past weekend when she, Caitlin Weinheimer (Port Lavaca, Texas) and Corey Cogdell-Unrein (Eagle River, Alaska) won Women’s Trap Team gold. It was the first team medal for the U.S. in the event since the 1998 World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. Haldeman, who gave up Double Trap and […]

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Scott Leysath

Easy Solutions for Making Tough Meat More Tender


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And since we didn’t have the time to let it hang for a week or so before processing, I removed part of a backstrap and tossed it on the grill with some local produce. Some of the other people from our group joined us for a taste test. “You know, I thought it would be […]

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Beyond the 22LR for Small Game


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Ammo can generally be found anywhere and the low report of the shot also makes it less disruptive to the woods and less intimidating to new shooters. As a result, it’s a great gun to learn with and tote throughout life. But when it comes to suitable small game rifle calibers, the .22 is not […]

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