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Pete Rogers

  Pete Rogers earned his BA from the University of South Carolina and a Masters in Divinity from Erskine Theological Seminary. He discovered the outdoors as a young teen growing up in Saluda, SC. As a hunter, angler and trapper, Pete spends hundreds of days afield annually in pursuit of …

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Predator Hunting Basics

  By Pete Rogers My distressed cottontail mouth call carried in the predawn morning. Frost covered the winter grazing grounds that stretched out before me. After a few minutes of calling, I settled in to watch and look for movement. At a little over two hundred yards the red fox …

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Understanding Different Types Of Bullets

  By David Link When you’re shopping for the right ammunition, it pays to have a good understanding of the different bullet types out there. The differences can be drastic, and if you select the wrong ammo for the job, you could end up placing yourself as well as others …

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Understanding Dove Flight Paths and How to Use Them to Fill Your Limit

  By Luke Brandenburg Did you know that more Americans shoot a gun on the opening day of dove season than any other day of the year? In Texas alone, over 250,000 people will take aim. With more and more states opening a dove season every year, this busy hunting …

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New Years Resolutions For The Outdoorsman And Woman

  By David Link Everyone has their brush with New Years resolutions, and while some will ridicule the idea of them, epecially since some if not many resolutions fail as the year wears on, there is nothing to frown upon when it comes to a fresh start. After all, the …

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Building Skill With Dry Practice

By John Buol How much improvement can a shooter gain with just fifteen minutes of daily dry practice? Highly skilled capabilities are possible only to those willing to invest time in training and practice. In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell spelled out the “10,000-Hour Rule” repeatedly stating that the key to success …

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Types Of Ammunition: Rimfire vs. Centerfire

  By David Link If you’re relatively new to shooting, it can be a great advantage to learn more about the different types of ammo available. You’ll be able to shop smart and select the best round and bullet for the job, but to get a full idea of the …

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David Link

  I grew up in the Midwest with a strong background in the outdoors. My father, grandfathers, and a whole host of uncles exposed me to hunting, fishing, and even some rarer outdoor activities like mushroom hunting. I feel fortunate to have grown up in small town America with such …

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The Most Recognizable Brand In the Outdoor Industry: Browning

By David Link The story of the Browning Arms Company is one of the Browning family. When John Moses Browning burst onto the firearm manufacturing scene in the late 1800s, his designs took the firearm world by storm, and he created a revolution in firearms technology that has never been …