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duck hunting

Duck Hunting Guide

It’s a Saturday morning, about 6:45 AM. I’m sitting in my homemade duck blind. It’s basically a lean-to made from an uprooted tree, some dead limbs, and evergreen branches. Ahead of me are a dozen or so duck hunting decoys, to the left of me is a thermos full of coffee. I have my dog […]

predator hunting

Predator Hunting: Where Do I Shoot It?

Imagine you’re out in the woods, hiking, or scouting for the upcoming hunting season. In the distance, you see an animal aggressively approaching you. Luckily, you were wise enough to carry a firearm into the woods with you. However, how good is a firearm in this scenario if you can’t stop the threat? What do […]

turkey hunting guide

Turkey Hunting Guide

Every year by mid-winter I find myself longing for the crisp, cool morning of a seasonal turkey hunt. The sounds and smells of being in the woods scouting for and hunting turkeys after a long winter is exactly what makes me love it so much. I wish I’d had a turkey hunting guide to point […]

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USPSA & IDPA Competition Shooting

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick A Guide To Competition Shooting USPSA is the United States Practical Shooting Association and is part of IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation). IDPA is the International Defensive Pistol Association. Although they both are competition based and require moving and shooting, they differ in many ways. Before attending a match, ask the […]

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Shooting A Cowboy Action Stage

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick Cowboy Action Shooting Stages Cowboy Action stages are fun to shoot because you rarely ever see the same stage twice. The biggest learning curve is understanding what each of the sweep patterns is and how to best shoot them. Sweep patterns are the shooting sequence you are given for a set […]