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Nikki Boxler

Helpful Tips on how to Best Pattern a Shotgun


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When patterning shotguns and ammunition that come with a bit of a kick, I like to use a lead sled. This helps to reduce recoil and makes for a consistent shot. However, before I walk away from the range, I do like to take one shot from a position I would hunt from. Knowing that […]

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Ron Spomer

Animal Targets Cure Buck Fever


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Build the muscle memory of raising it to your face with both eyes open and focused on your target until it appears in the scope. Don’t focus on the scope. Focus on the target. Keeping scope power turned low helps in the beginning because of the wider field of view. You don’t need ammo for […]

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Live the Legend

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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Melissa Bachman

Bench Shooting Tips to Prep for the Big Game Season-to-Come


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This round was built specifically for taking down deer. It has a large polymer tip to give big impact. With this round you’ll quickly realize you get quick, clean, and lethal kills with almost no tracking needed. Some tips at the bench to improve your in-the-field-shooting this fall: Use a solid rest when shooting from […]

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Live the Legend

How to Bust More Clays at the Skeet Range


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Know Your Gun – This one seems obvious, but you’d be amazed at the guys who set the wrong barrel to fire first on an over/under or don’t get the safety off even after yelling “pull.” Little things like that can hang you up for just a second and a second of distraction is enough […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Sighting in Your Turkey Gun by Nikki Boxler


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As you can see, I have really good patterns at both 30 and 40 yards. I find that I am a little high and to the right at 30, but dead-on at 40 yards. So, the time I spent (even though it is frigid where I live) shooting the gun has taught me some things […]

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