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Melissa Bachman

Snakes and Early Season Hunting – Things to Watch Out For


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As early fall approaches many hunters will be traveling out west for antelope, mule deer, and elk.  With months of preparation and excitement leading up to the trip everyone is hoping for a fun and successful hunt.  However, one bad encounter with a rattlesnake can turn a hunting trip into a complete disaster. I’m no […]

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Winchester & Drury’s Natural Born Hosts Inducted Into Outdoor Hall of Fame


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In Malcolm Gladwell’s national bestseller Outliers, the author reveals that many of the truly successful people in history weren’t merely intelligent, ambitious or even willing to take risks, they were just as much able to make the most of opportunities presented to them by being in the right place at the right time. Gladwell illustrates […]

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Melissa Bachman

Use Calls to Hunt Hogs


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Over the years I’ve become a huge fan of calling in game.  Everything from alligators to bear, whitetails to varmints…and even mule deer.  The idea of bringing an animal into close-range not only gets my heart pounding, but it also leads to closer and better shots. A new animal I hadn’t tried calling to until […]

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Getting Ready for the Fall Season to Come – Part 2


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Last week we noted a few things hunters need to consider and start doing now well before the start of fall hunting seasons. Following are more tips to help you get ready for your best season ever. Start Scouting—I’m not talking about just starting to scout game just yet as much as scouting out your […]

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Sighting In Your Shotgun This Summer For Turkey Hunts This Fall


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As the summer winds down and we get closer to fall, it’s important to spend plenty of time at the range ensuring every gun we have is dialed in.  Most people think of range time and rifles, but please don’t forget the importance of patterning shotguns at the range as well! To help get started, […]

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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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