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Women in Hunting Camp

  By Robin Follette Hunting camp. The place men and boys go each fall to hunt, play poker, eat deliciously unhealthy food and play poker, right? Times have changed. Putting wild game on the table has gained a new level of importance in the last ten years, and it has …

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Hunter Ethics – The Basics

  By David Link Hunter ethics is a topic that every hunter should be familiar with before heading out into the field. Hunter ethics should also be discussed with a beginner before initiating them into the fantastic sport of hunting. While ignoring some of these guidelines can lead to grave …

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Twenty-Two Training

  By John Buol Although commonly viewed as just a plinker, shooting .22s can make for serious marksmanship training. “The game of of the small-bore consists in shooting at ranges from 50 feet to 200 yards with .22-caliber rifles… It is the nearest possible approach to bringing rifle shooting to …

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Leupold: Excellence In Optics

  By David Link When any serious hunter or shooter thinks American sport optics, the name Leupold is almost always in the conversation. Like the major firearms manufacturers that changed their industry forever in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the Leupold name has become synonymous with high quality optics …

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Jason Herbert

Jason Herbert is a happily married father of four, middle school teacher, outdoor writer, speaker, and personality. Growing up on a small farm in rural Michigan taught Jason the value of hard work and the appreciation for God’s great outdoors. Jason loves to hunt, fish, garden, cut wood, and exercise. …

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Late Goose Season – Frozen, Fast, and Furious

  By Jason Herbert The fact that we were liberally sipping coffee and hot coco helped take the stinging winter chill off our minds. Most normal people at this time of year are still in bed, sleeping off their holiday meals- but not us! We’re goose hunters and this late …

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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 …