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Becky Yackley

BUILDING RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNERS – ONE NEW SHOOTER AND CHILD AT A TIME


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Friendship, safety, and life lessons rolled into one a day at the range are all part of what the shooting sports holds for families. From spending time with peers, with parents, or with those we mentor, every firearm owner can grow in their safety skills when they attend competitive events.  For youth, the promise is […]

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Nikki Boxler

HOW TO GET YOUTH MORE INVOLVED IN THE OUTDOORS


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Technological advancement and their benefits can be seen and felt all around us – its impact on our society and what it allows humanity to accomplish are invaluable. But, I am not alone in realizing the many drawbacks to having seemingly endless technologies available at our fingertips 24/7, 365 days a year.  These drawbacks become […]

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Live the Legend

AIM SHOOTING EVENT IN SPARTA, ILL, JULY 27-AUGUST 1


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One of the biggest events in youth shooting is about to get underway in Sparta, Ill, and as expected Winchester will be right there. The AIM (Academics, Integrity, Marksmanship) 2017 Grand National Youth Trapshooting Championships will take place July 27-Aug. 1 at the World Shooting Recreational Complex. The event will feature competitions in registered skeet, […]

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Becky Yackley

TRAVEL TO SHOOT – FIND EXPERIENCES BEYOND YOUR LOCAL RANGE


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Every child should make new friends, experience new places and people, and see things that put them out of their element enough to teach them about the world we live in.  Most kids learn some of the world around them by interacting with their peers in sports and school.  They also meet adults, see new […]

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Becky Yackley

SUMMER BREAK – TIME FOR SOME SHOOTING WITH THE KIDS


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It’s time to turn the kids loose and let the summer sunshine soak into them as their minds rest. But while your kids might not be in school, you can keep them learning! Learning with play while engaged in an activity we are interested in is a strong way to learn. You can turn summer […]

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Becky Yackley

The Shooting and Hunting Sports See a Surge in Female and Youth Participation


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There’s an adage about hands that rock cradles ruling the world. As American households evolve into more female heads of household, we see fewer people putting women on a pedestal so to speak, and more women in the trenches. But it’s okay, because that cradle-rocking hand can’t do it from a pedestal – women who […]

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Melissa Bachman

Supporting Our Youth


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As a hunting community, we’re all trying to come up with new and interesting ways to get kids involved in the outdoors. With this, there is one very important thing to remember. There is no one-way to do it. Every kid, situation, and opportunity may be different but there is one thing that holds true […]

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Melissa Bachman

Importance of Youth Hunting Seasons


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Growing up in central Minnesota I can still remember the excitement of youth day duck hunts. It opened a week earlier than the regular season and my parents took my brother and me out to our favorite public hunting location and sat with us one on one, teaching us everything we needed to know. In […]

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