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Nikki Boxler

SOME HELPFUL TIPS ON HOW TO BEST PATTERN A SHOTGUN


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When I am unable to get to the woods one of my favorite things to do is to hit the range, or in my case a nice hilly farm field to sight or pattern guns for the upcoming season. As we know, patterning guns is important. Nothing is worse than missing birds and then deciding […]

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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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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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Live the Legend

DEALING WITH ELEVATION WHILE SHOOTING


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While for many hunters, the areas they hunt are largely flat, wooded land with shots close or at worse, down a field from a treestand perched about 15 feet off the ground, considering the angle of their shot is of little concern. But where the country opens up and mountains rule the terrain, most certainly […]

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Nikki Boxler

SETTING A GROUND BLIND FOR THE SEASON AHEAD


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Once you have your ground blind set up and tied down where you want it, you can then start to brush it in. The main goal of brushing in a blind to is get rid of the sharp edges and corners of the blind to give it a more natural look. I like to use natural […]

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Live the Legend

HOW TO HIT MORE TARGETS AND MORE GAME


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As with any activity humans decide to pursue, they only get better with practice. From baseball players taking fly ball after fly ball, golfers hitting ball after ball (for the pros, thousands a week), Navy pilots practicing touch and goes on a carrier deck, and a surgeon doing years of residency to perfect his art, […]

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Ron Spomer

ZEROING IN FOR HUNTING


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Deciding the distance at which to zero a hunting rifle depends on several things, starting with the cartridge and bullet you’re shooting. But then the size of your game, range at which you hope to shoot and more enter into the equation. Here’s how to decide whether to zero at 100, 200, 250 or even […]

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NOW IS THE TIME TO PREP FOR DEER HUNTING SEASON


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Don’t wait until the first cool mornings of autumn to kick start your deer season into gear. Right now, while the summer swelter is still in full swing, is when you should actually begin preparing for the upcoming fall. In fact, some of the nation’s first open deer seasons—in both South Carolina and California—are but […]

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