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Getting Ready for the Fall Season to Come – Part 1


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The mercury may still be flirting with triple digits where you live and a pool look more inviting than a deer stand, but fall hunt seasons will be here before you know it with some set to crank up in just a matter of weeks. In fact, for deer hunters, the first firearms deer season […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips for Proper Gun Sight-In


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When it comes to sighting in your rifle, you need to be patient and pay close attention to detail.  This is the time to get everything prepared for later and you don’t want to cut any corners.  First, if you’re mounting the scope yourself the number one thing to remember is to not over tighten […]

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What to Hunt in the Summertime? Give Feral Hogs a Try


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Summer may still be in full swing and some of the first real fall hunt seasons still more than a month or two (or even three) away depending on where you live. So what is an impatient hunter to do when paper targets and metal silhouettes just don’t offer the same excitement they did back […]

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Melissa Bachman

150 Years at Winchester and Bachman Family Memories


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As Winchester celebrates 150-years, it’s only natural for us to look back and appreciate everything that has happened in that span of time.  It’s sparked families to share Winchester stories, new traditions to begin, and this anniversary has given us all a chance to reminisce about what’s really important. On the shelves this year you’ll […]

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Melissa Bachman

Summertime Game Camera Tips


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Summer is a time when most hunters are starting to feel a little starved for some hunting activities.  I love to shoot my guns, bows, get my gear organized, make lists of things I may want for the upcoming fall, but I also am super-interested in the growth and patterns of whitetails on property I […]

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Melissa Bachman

Work Smarter Not Harder This Summer – Preparing For Fall


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Summer is a time I usually start getting pretty antsy for hunting season to come back into full swing.  I’m always looking for projects to do outside that will help improve my fall if I can’t be out there hunting.   Guess it’s the next best thing and something I enjoy doing as well.  Most stands […]

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Inaccurately Hot Rifle Barrels


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Some people are inappropriately hot. You don’t wear muscle shirts or strapless, no-back evening gowns to church. Some rifle barrels are inappropriately hot. You can recognize these by the way they scatter bullets. Dress them properly and you can alleviate that problem. Hot barrels aren’t a concern for deer hunters. One and done. But they […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Keep Binos Safe, Secure and Dry


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Your gear can get beat up pretty easily when hunting in a wide variety of weather and terrain. Your primary focus should be on the hunt, not protecting your gear. I’m the perfect example on this. When it’s the end of a stalk and it’s time to get down and belly crawl, most of the […]

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