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February 2018

Nikki Boxler

Tips That Will Improve Your Hunting Experience


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Without further adieu, here are a few tips and tricks that I have picked up on over the years that have been a game-changer for me. Most are little things that make a huge difference. Use shooting sticks to steady binoculars I learned this tip while elk hunting out West. We all know that it […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Simple Tip to Improve Rifle Accuracy


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This is important to know and understand so you can make quick decisions in the field. I’ve seen too many instances where people will push their limits because they have a trophy caliber animal in their sights. This is not only reckless, but really just irresponsible. The best thing we hunters can do is to […]

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Scott Leysath

Corned Waterfowl or Game Meat – it’s not Just for St. Paddy’s Day Anymore


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The term “corned” comes from an old English word for large, hard grains of salt, but I’ll forego the history lesson and get to the corning. The cool thing about the process is that corned wild game tastes very much like the corned beef you buy at a sandwich shop. Sliced thin and pile high […]

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Nikki Boxler

Prepping for Fall – Three Common Treestand Types


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…may be best for your style of hunting. Ladder Stands Ladder stands are my favorite type of tree stand to hunt from and the kind that I primarily use on my own hunting property. When purchasing a ladder stand, you get the platform, seat, and ladder all bundled in one convenient package. Also, they are […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Not Run out of Space for Taxidermy


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A full range hanging system not only allows more room on walls for taxidermy, but the positions of the mount can be changed as well. I often have a hard time deciding which way to pose a mount, but luckily with this system you can adjust each mount however you need and switch them back […]

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Scott Leysath

Edible Snow Geese – Here’s How?


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  Snow geese are often referred to as “sky carp” because they are thought to be off-tasting. Oh sure, I’ve had some that weren’t great, but I’ve also had mallards that tasted a little funky as well. Until we start genetically engineering our game meats, there will always be variables that affect their flavor. You […]

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Nikki Boxler

A Necessary Exercise for the Hunter – Barbell Squat


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That said, everyone will have their opinions on what is the right and wrong way to perform the squat. The variables may seem overwhelming: high bar vs low bar squats, wide stand vs narrow stance, feet pointed out vs feet pointed straight forward, etc., the list can go on! But if you are someone who […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Most Lethal Load for Predators – Winchester Varmint X


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A couple years ago Winchester announced Varmint X which was a line of ammo specifically created for predator hunting. The engineers took into consideration everything varmint hunters wanted in a round and created the perfect solution. I have a Winchester Model 70 Coyote Light in a .22-250 setup topped with a Swarovski Optik Z6i scope […]

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