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3 Tips For Teaching Kids About Hunting


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If you are a mother or father who is part of a hunting family with young children in the home, odds are idle summer months prior to the approaching fall hunting seasons are bound to bring the inevitable question, “When can I go hunting, too?” In some states, game laws have some say on the […]

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Find a Place to Shoot This Summer


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Swimming, boating, fishing, golfing, hitting the beach—all traditional summer activities—are great ways to spend your free time this season, but so is one other very popular activity—shooting.  Whether it’s tuning up before traditional fall hunting seasons, developing defensive skills or simply enjoying a little warm weather fun, finding a good place to shoot can be […]

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Shooting Myths Busted: Bullets Shoot High from Cold Barrels


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In the 2014 Winchester Ammunition Catalog, shooting writer Ron Spomer tackles some of the more common shooting myths he and recreational shooters like you have most likely heard. This week we’ll allow Spomer to set the record straight on the widely accepted misconception that “bullets always strike higher when fired from a cold, clean barrel,” a belief that can […]

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Bust More Clays, Shoot More Birds


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With summer quickly approaching, there is no better time of year than now to hit the clays course with some friends and begin working on becoming a better wing shot. Whether your end game is more quail, pheasants or ducks in the fall or simply busting more clays every time you step on the skeet […]

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Keep Your Defensive Handgun Skills Sharp


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If you own a handgun for self or home-defense, (or a shotgun or rifle for that matter), it’s extremely important to routinely take that firearm to the range and practice shooting it. Some people purchase a firearm to provide piece of mind should a threat in the form of an intruder ever visit their home, […]

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Keep Your Shotgun Skills Sharp


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If wingshooting is your thing—whether it be early autumn doves, wild flushing Midwestern pheasants, Southern pine plantation quail or anytime, anywhere waterfowl—spring and summer can be some boring months. But it doesn’t have to be. Wingshooting is one of the most challenging shooting disciplines to master. Picking up a fast-moving target with your eyes and developing proper lead […]

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Keep Your Rifle Skills Sharp


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It may be more than six or seven months away until fall big game seasons open back up, but you can make sure you’re ready for opening day now by practicing your shooting skills throughout the year. How many hunters have you seen—and you may be among them—who a week or two before the season […]

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Proper Ammunition Storage


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Proper Ammo Storage Whether you are putting your ammo up until the next hunting season begins or are stockpiling rounds for the zombie apocalypse, it’s important to store ammunition properly to be sure no matter when you need the rounds, they will perform flawlessly from your firearm. Depending on how long it may be until […]

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