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Melissa Bachman

Try the 20 for Late-Season Toms or Next Year’s Gobbler by Melissa Bachman


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I’m the type of person that likes to test the limits on both myself and my equipment so I know exactly what to expect in the field. This removes any guess work and also allows me to confidently take shots where I know the odds are in my favor. So, with the new 20-gauge loads […]

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Nikki Boxler

Winchester Long Beard XR Ammunition – a Most Deadly and Lethal Round by Nikki Boxler


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This ensures the shot exits the muzzle nearly perfect every time, and with every round. This provides a tighter and more uniform pattern at extended ranges. A little technical you say – well then come along on this video with Winchester Life co-host Nikki Boxler to learn more. 

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Live the Legend

Is There a Best Shot Size for Turkey?


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According to an interview of Winchester engineer Steve Meyer, by Field & Stream’s Phil Bourjaily, it takes 2 foot-pounds (ft-lbs) of energy for a pellet to penetrate a turkey’s head or vertebrae in its neck. They noted at 35 yards, with traditional lead turkey loads, nearly half of No. 6 shot failed to penetrate those […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 1 by Melissa Bachman


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Next, if you don’t have a location to hunt, take a little time to go looking for fields with turkeys already on them.  Find out who owns the property and start knocking on doors asking for permission to hunt turkeys in the upcoming weeks.  Many times you’ll find people are more apt to let turkey […]

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Melissa Bachman

Here Comes the National Wild Turkey Federation Convention


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So how did turkeys suddenly re-appear in my neck of the woods and across the country?  One big reason, the National Wild Turkey Federation which was founded in 1973.  At that time there were about 1.5 million wild turkey across North America.  After decades of work, that number has it a historic high, boasting almost […]

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Nikki Boxler

Knock-Knock – Don’t Forget Your Hunting Sweetie on Valentine’s Day


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  A Dozen Arrows. Roses can be pricey this time of year and although they are pretty they end up wilting in a week. This year think about swapping out roses for a dozen arrows. They are certain to bring enjoyment to you and yours for many days to come.   Bullet Jewelry.  Jewelry made […]

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