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Melissa Bachman

Supporting Our Youth


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As a hunting community, we’re all trying to come up with new and interesting ways to get kids involved in the outdoors. With this, there is one very important thing to remember. There is no one-way to do it. Every kid, situation, and opportunity may be different but there is one thing that holds true […]

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Recreational Shooting Is A Great Way To Unwind


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While writers who cover the outdoors and recreational shooting are often quick to tout the benefits of sharing our hunting and shooting passion with family and friends, it’s important to note, these same pursuits are perfect ways to spend some quality time alone, too. Indeed, many hunters, particularly those who hunt deer, squirrels and turkeys—often […]

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Melissa Bachman

Plink Till You Can Plink No More


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There are a wide variety of ways to improve your shooting. However, one of my all time favorites is to spend the day plinking with a .22. This can be a great way to get a new kid involved in shooting, or even spend a day improving your own shooting. Plinking is an inexpensive way […]

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5 Keys to Long-Range Accuracy: Shooting Skills, Part II


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Last week’s blog post looked at five keys to ensuring your long-range shooting equipment is up to snuff and ready to go the distance. This week, we offer five shooting tips that will keep you on target, no matter how far away that target might be. Body Alignment—Square the body off behind the rifle so […]

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5 Keys to Long-Range Accuracy: Your Equipment


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The recent movie American Sniper rekindled many recreational shooters’ fantasies and appreciation of long-range shooting. Indeed, many people dream of having the skills necessary to make 1,000-yard shots, while others can actually do it. It’s a great skill to master and a lot of fun to do whether competing or simply plinking targets. Whether you’re a novice […]

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Mix It Up 3-Gun, Cowboy Action This Summer


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With summertime, comes longer days and more opportunity for people to get outside and enjoy leisure activities. A top choice for millions of American’s is spending time with family and friends shooting. Indeed, many range and shooting facility owners have busy schedules during the summer months, filled with classes, fun events and competitions. Shooting competitions […]

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Melissa Bachman

Summer Trap Leagues – Good, Clean Fun


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When I think of summer, I envision grilling out at the lake, enjoying a little sunshine, fishing, and of course preparing for the fall hunting season. However, one thing that has become extremely popular are summer trap leagues. The number of leagues in my area of Minnesota alone has grown a ton in recent years […]

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Go Shoot! It’s Easy To Find A Place To Shoot


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For some would-be shooters, the only thing holding them back from more trigger time is finding a good place near home where they can shoot. But with so many resources available, shooting clubs welcoming members, public ranges opening up and available classes and events, finding a good place to shoot is easier than ever. Whether […]

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