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Nikki Boxler

Prepping for Fall – Three Common Treestand Types


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Have you ever walked into an outdoor store to buy a treestand and end up spending hours trying to decide which one would be best for you? With so many manufactures and stand styles to choose from, it is hard to decide which may be best for your style of hunting. Below I am going […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Most Lethal Load for Predators – Winchester Varmint X


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There is no question that when winter hits across the Midwest, there is one place you can usually find me – that’s coyote hunting! Since I was a young girl I’ve spent winters coyote hunting with friends and family. My dad was quite the role model! He and his friends would harvest tons of coyotes […]

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Nikki Boxler

Winchester’s NEW Xtended Range Bismuth – Quite the Turkey Load


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This year Winchester announced the release of Xtended Range Bismuth ammunition. This lead-free load is not only great for waterfowl hunters, it also works perfectly as a turkey load. Winchester has employed their shot-lok technology enabling you to get the most out of your ammunition. I was lucky enough to test it out at this […]

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Melissa Bachman

An Easy Way to Preserve Hunting Memories


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As hunters, we are always looking for ways to preserve those incredible moments in the field. Sometimes they result in successfully notching a tag, but always memories are made. Like everything, memories fade over time unless we have a way to spark that moment again. Taxidermy is one way to do this and is something […]

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Nikki Boxler

Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Hunter in Your Life


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Shooting sticks- Very rarely will you ever see me head to the woods without my bipod shooting sticks. They are quick and simple to set up, and they also provide the stability that’s needed to make that perfect shot. Caldwell DeadShot Field Pod- If you have never seen or used this product, I would highly […]

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Nikki Boxler

Social Media in the Outdoors: Is it Positive or Negative?


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Social Media has many pros and cons. I love making lists so to help me decide if social media will be the downfall of hunting and fishing as we know it, I decided to make a list to see if the benefits outweighed the consequences. Positives:  Allows You to Connect with People from All Over […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Fun Late-Season Whitetail Hunt by Melissa Bachman


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This program allows youth who have NOT yet taken a hunter safety program to try it out, However. they must be at least 10-years old, but not older than 15 at the time of hunting. They must have a parent or guardian who is a resident of South Dakota AND have taken the hunter safety […]

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Melissa Bachman

Why Suppressors


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This seems to stem from lack of education in my opinion, so this entire piece is dedicated to explaining why suppressed rifles are a huge benefit to all. Suppressed rifles are an incredibly fast-growing part of the industry. Almost everyone I know who gets one wonders why they didn’t use them earlier. Winchester’s XPR can […]

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