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Ooooo That Smell – Hunt Your Own Summer Barbecue


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Whether it’s time at the beach or going on a family vacation, cookouts with friends or being lazy by the pool, most people love the summer. There’s so much to do. So much, that is, unless you are a hockey player or a hunter. So what’s a hunter to do in the throes of summer, […]

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Grant Woods

Turkey Poult Survival


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Check out this video! The hen clearly senses a potential threat. She quietly putts and instantly all the poults come to attention. There are several lessons we can take away from this video. Hens must constantly be alert for poults to survive. It seems all predators – from snakes to hawks and land critters that […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spot and Stalk Mule Deer


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Being an avid whitetail hunter, I’ve become a very patient hunter and often times will sit from dark to dark throughout most of the fall. However, when given the chance I’ll take a spot and stalk style hunt any chance I can get…especially for big muleys! One of my favorite mule deer destinations has become […]

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Melissa Bachman

Winchester Deadly Passion – Season IV


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As a young girl dreaming of a way to hunt for a living, I could have never imagined the things that were in store for me. All I ever wanted to do was hunt for a living, but I never realized how much more it would become. It’s not just a hobby or something I […]

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Melissa Bachman

Slug Guns – They’ve Come A Long Way


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As a kid, most of my hunting was done in central Minnesota where slugs were the only legal way to shoot deer. Many other states still continue this rule including Illinois, Iowa, among others. I didn’t start off at 12 years old with a rifle, I had a 20-gauge slug gun. I quickly grew very […]

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Choose Good Ammo When The Shot Counts


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Ask any merchant who works behind the counter of a gun shop and they will be full of stories of sportsmen who come in their store and spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on a top shelf rifle, hundreds (if not thousands) on a technologically advanced sighting system and then select the cheapest box […]

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Melissa Bachman

Hunting Age Limits- Are They Good or Bad?


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A recent topic I’ve heard many people discussing lately revolves around the age kids are allowed to start hunting. I grew up in central Minnesota and I had to wait until I was 12-years old to carry a gun in the field. I was allowed to go along with my parents, but I couldn’t be […]

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A Must-See In The Summer – NILO Farms


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One of the most historic sites in the world of shooting is nestled upon 640 oak- and hickory-filled acres just outside Alton, Ill. The land was once the personal paradise of one of North America’s conservation pioneers, John M. Olin of Winchester-Olin fame. Named for Mr. Olin (“Nilo” is Olin backwards), Nilo Farms was established in […]

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