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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Finding More Bone This Spring


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It is that time of year when the snow is melting and we are keeping an eye on our trail cameras to know when antler begin to drop. I look forward to the nice sunny days when I am able to walk through the woods in pursuit of finding sheds. I do not have a […]

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Melissa Bachman

Here Comes the National Wild Turkey Federation Convention


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When it comes to conservation success stories, immediately the National Wild Turkey Foundation pops into my head.  As a young kid growing up in central Minnesota we did not have a plentiful supply of wild turkey.  In fact, I can remember the first time my little brother and I ever saw turkey in the wild.  […]

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Celebrating Winchester’s 150th Anniversary Through a Classic American Novel


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Riders of the Purple Sage was written by noted American author Zane Grey. The novel was considered by many critics to have played a significant role in shaping the formula of the Western genre. It could arguably be the most popular western of all time. This video reveals the one-of-a-kind Zane Grey model 1895 lever-action […]

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The Evolution of the Winchester Repeating Rifle


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Another fascinating Winchester 150th Anniversary video. This time Cody Firearms curator Ashley Hlebinsky and Winchester World of Whitetail host Ron Spomer take us on a journey that leads from the first Smith & Wesson pistol patent which had a Volcanic action. Oliver Winchester went on to purchase this technology and…well, the rest is firearms history. […]

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Exhibition Shooter in a Long Dress – “Plinky” Toepperwein


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Adolph Toepperwein had a 50 year gig as a Winchester exhibition shooter beginning in 1901. Mr. Toepperwein fell in love with a Elizabeth Servaty who quickly became part of Toepperwein’s shooting shows. During Elizabeth’s training, she shot at tin cans with a 22 and after several tries, made her first hit. She declared, “I plinked […]

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Melissa Bachman on Winchesters 150th


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Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester Deadly Passion, stopped by the Winchester Ammunition booth at the 2016 NRA Annual Meeting in Louisville, KY to talk about the Winchester 150th anniversary and what that means for her and her family.

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Celebrating 150 Years of Winchester: The Second 50 Years


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In the last post, we looked at Winchester’s earliest days of firearms and ammunition development, from its founding on May 22, 1866 through its first 50 years, which carried the company into the global fray that would become World War I. That global conflict would thrust Winchester engineers, production workers and products themselves into the […]

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Grant Woods

Hunting The Post-Rut: Scrapes Are Key


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Where I live in Missouri the pre rut occurs from late October to about November 7th. This is a time when bucks have a very high testosterone level, but very few does are receptive. During this period bucks actively check and work scrapes, respond to grunt calls, etc. In the same area the majority of […]

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