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Long-Range Shooting Tip – Doping the Wind


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Don’t judge the wind where you are—it is likely different where you are shooting. And don’t try to judge it where the target is…by the time the bullet is there, it doesn’t need to travel any further, thus it won’t drift anymore. Judge distance halfway between where you are and the target is to get […]

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Long-Range Shooting, Part II


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Last week I recounted my trip to West Virginia so this week I thought I’d take some time to share some of the basic tips and tricks that helped me to improve my long range accuracy. I am confident they will help you as well! Get Back to the Basics Keep it simple. I know I am often guilty of not […]

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Nikki Boxler

Long Range Shooting – Part I


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 Many areas of our farm land where I live are comprised of agricultural fields and open meadows spanning several hundred yards. The opportunity to increase my shot range would be a huge advantage. So without hesitation, I gladly took her up on the offer! I arrived a few days early to get settled in and […]

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Dealing With Elevation While Shooting


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  Long ago, the belief was that if you shot uphill your bullet would shoot high and if you shot downhill, it would hit low. Not sure how that myth originated, but the reality, gravity exerts its greatest influence over the trajectory of a bullet when it is shot across a level area as the […]

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New From Winchester – Expedition Big Game


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All cost hundreds if not thousands to buy. They make sure they have the best clothes and boots to keep them concealed and protected from the elements. Again, more hundreds of dollars are spent. Other gear such as binoculars, rangefinders, shooting sticks or bipods and more are not only essential gear on such a trip, […]

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Going Long: Long-Range Shooting Tips


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Focus the Reticle—A clear, focused reticle is critical for precise shot placement, so be sure your optic has the ability to adjust the reticle and bring it into sharp focus. A blurry reticle and imperfect shot alignment can translate to shots missed by yards when shooting out past 600 yards. Understand Parallax—Parallax is the apparent […]

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


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Wind—Judging and accurately aiming in the wind is where shooting science meets art form. Shooting in high winds can be challenging even when shooting at targets under 200 yards. Stretch shots out to 400, 600 even 1,000 yards and shooting in any wind, particularly when it can be blowing differently by the target than from […]

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