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UNDERSTANDING SHOT SIZES FOR DUCKS AND GEESE


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When it comes to choosing the right load and shot size when waterfowling, there are huge differences between shooting incoming early season teal and pass shooting wary geese in January. Not only are distances away from the shooter and speed of the targets factors a hunter must consider, but having the right shot size for […]

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Ron Spomer

LIGHT BULLET VERSUS HEAVY BULLET: WHICH TO CHOOSE


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Selecting hunting bullets is something like ordering restaurant meals: do you want the heavy meal or “lite”? Heavy bullets have been trusted for hundreds of years for obvious reasons: dropping a bowling ball on your foot hurts a lot more than a golf ball! Ah, but whack that golf ball with a 100-miles-per-hour club swing […]

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Melissa Bachman

WINCHESTER BLIND SIDE AND EARLY GOOSE SEASON


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One hunt that I look forward to year after year come September is the start of early season goose season. Growing up in Minnesota my family spent a lot of time waterfowl hunting so this has always been one of the first hunts of the season. Although I don’t get much time to hunt with […]

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Scott Leysath

MAKING SAUCES FROM GAME STOCK


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Once you’ve committed to turning trim, bones and carcasses into a tasty stock, what can you do with it? Pretty much any recipe that calls for beef broth, chicken broth or those hideous bouillon cubes can be made better by using your own homemade stock. The type of recipes best suited for a particular kind […]

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Melissa Bachman

PATTERN YOUR WATERFOWL GUN NOW…HERE IS HOW


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When it comes to waterfowl hunting, there are tons of tricks and tactics to being the best hunter you can be. One easy step that can be done to ensure the most out of your gun and ammo is to pattern your waterfowl shotgun. I like to do this at 30-yards as it’s a great […]

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Scott Leysath

DON’T WASTE CRITTERS – MAKING STOCK FROM THE ‘REMAINS’ MADE EASY


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I’m sure that native people in this country didn’t “breast out” their birds and throw the rest on the burn pile. Long before we nearly wiped out the buffalo, American Indians used every part of these giant beasts. From the hides to the nether regions, nothing was wasted. By comparison, think about how much of […]

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Ron Spomer

ANIMAL TARGETS CURE BUCK FEVER


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The psychological impact of seeing a deer or elk magnified 4, 6, 10, even 15 times through a telescopic sight can unnerve even the most precise shooter. Can you say buck fever? There’s probably no cure for buck fever, but there are methods for minimizing symptoms. Veterans of the syndrome recommend all hunters begin their […]

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Melissa Bachman

TIPS FOR HUNTING FROM A GROUD BLIND


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When it comes to hunting from a ground blind versus a treestand, I’ll admit that I love ground blinds. The reasons are simple. Ground blinds are extremely comfortable and make it easier for long sits. The blind keeps weather from becoming an issue if it’s raining or snowing allowing you to sit longer. Last but […]

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