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Best Rifle Drills – Part 1

  By John M. Buol Jr. Rifles are common and generally useful firearms. They can be learned to be used well enough for most basic purposes easier than handguns, however, any knowledgeable marksman observing typical gun owners realizes most people never get there. The frequent availability and use of the …

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Dog Training Basics: Getting Started

  By Tony Martins It’s been a beautiful spring day, warm and sunny. Home early from work, you decide to spend a little quality time with your five month old puppy. Looking out the window into the backyard, you immediately notice the garden hose scattered about, in several now separate …

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A Turkey Hunting Addict’s Favorite Wild Turkey Recipes

  By Nancy Jo Adams With the spring turkey season well under way, hunters are harvesting turkey and putting it in the deep freeze to feed the family over the next several months. With turkey, only a limited amount of meat makes it to the freezer, unlike larger game such …

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Spring Song Dogs

  By Pete Rogers peterogersoutdoors.com Spring carries with it a certain liveliness. The budding of fresh leaves and grass tend to encourage many to dust off the bitterness of winter and begin to get a fresh spring in their step. It is also a time for rebirth – and birth …

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Tom in the Field – Fanning And Stalking Turkeys

  By Jason Herbert This ghost tom lives out his days, taunting us from the middle of the field, running away laughing at us every time we try a stalk, rendering himself immune from hunters. Or is he? Many people are trying a new trick this spring. For western hunters, …

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Self-Defense When Your Handgun Is Unavailable

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com This article assumes that either my handgun is in the shop or has been knocked from my hand during a scuffle, or I forgot and left it at home or in my car.  This article assumes that I might not have a back-up handgun …

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How To Mount An Airgun Scope

  Air rifles provide the perfect platform for beginners to learn basic marksmanship skills, but they are equally serious, highly competitive rifles that fit well in both hunting and precision target shooting pursuits. Whether you’re a beginner or an air rifle pro, airgun scope mounting is a vital portion of …

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Scouting Turkeys

  By Pete Rogers I am one of the few who enjoy winter. The fourth season is full of cool air to breath, barren landscape that reveals all the foliage hides. Migrating flocks filling the sky with their music. Drifts of snow, or frost covered fields brighten every sunrise. As …

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Guide to Roadside Wildlife for Watchers & Photographers

  By Tony Martins I’m often asked about my wildlife photography, particularly how to get close enough to wild animals to take decent quality photo images. While good stalking skills out in the field are an important asset in this pursuit, truth be told, many of my best wildlife photos …