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Women, Interest in Self-Defense Shooting Driving Crowds at Local Ranges


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Depending on the source, it’s estimated there are between 20 million and 40 million recreational shooters in the United States. When you factor in that this crowd includes clay target shooters, rifle and handgun competitors, self-defense practitioners, weekend plinkers and even those who own a firearm and maybe only shoot it once or twice a year […]

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Nikki Boxler

How to Build an Inexpensive Yet Sturdy Shooting Target


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If you have a half hour or so and about $35.00, you can easily build a very sturdy shooting target for rifle or pistol. Come along on this video blog with Winchester Life co-host Nikki Boxler to find to how easy this is to do. Plus, it’s collapsible so you can easily take it with […]

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How to Properly and Safely Store Ammunition in the Off-Season


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With some hunting seasons already winding down—firearms deer seasons in many areas are already a memory—and others finishing up in the next few weeks—such as waterfowl and some small game seasons—it’s going to be time for field guns and favorite rifles to be cleaned and stored until time to warm up for next season. But […]

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Shooting by the Numbers – More Women on the Range


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It is election season and in the back and forth of candidates seeking to win office, there can be a lot of twisting of facts until the truth sometimes isn’t recognizable at all. And when it comes to shooting, both candidates and the media more often lose sight of the big picture of the role […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Family Tradition – A Lever-Action Winchester 30-30


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I’ve been looking forward to my first hunt of the fall taking place in Texas for hogs this summer.  It wasn’t the hot 100-degree weather that had me excited…or even the hogs themselves.  My excitement for this hunt was all about the family gun I was using. For years I’ve been shooting some of Winchester’s […]

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Kim Rhode Sets Olympic Record


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In case you missed it the other week, given NBC’s—and the major media’s in general—challenge in adequately covering the breadth of events taking place during the Rio Olympics, Winchester-supported shooter Kim Rhode, 37, set a new world record when she finished third in the women’s skeet shooting event. By winning the bronze medal, Rhode became […]

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Melissa Bachman

Summertime is for Plinking!


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Summer in Minnesota means lots of time outside finding fun things to do on the weekends.  One of my favorite activities is heading out to my parents place in the country.  We have lots of space to run around, drive ATVs, shoot our guns, bows, clay pigeons, fish, and almost anything we can think of.  […]

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Team USA Shooting for Shotgun Ready for Rio Game


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The 2016 summer Olympics in Rio are a mere month away and the members of the USA Shooting Team who earned the right to represent our country at the games are ready to make America proud. As the official shotshell sponsor of USA Shooting, Winchester, with their AA line of shells, is looking forward to […]

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