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Five Versatile Shotguns For New Hunters

  By David Link As I was sitting in a restaurant with a friend the other day, they commented on how they would like to get into turkey hunting this season but that they needed a shotgun. For those hunters who already own a shotgun, a “Top Turkey Guns For …

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Bering Optics Prismatic Reflex 2.5×32 Review

  By Mike Searson This author is a reformed “scope snob.” Coming of age in the shooting sports during the 1980s almost guaranteed that you followed an old and now very outdated piece of “gun shop wisdom” if you were a serious shooter. The mantra back then was: “expect to …

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The Basics Of Wild Hog Hunting

  By Zachary Pritchard Wild hog hunting is becoming more and more popular around the country. This is due to the high reproductive rate of wild hogs and the annoyances that they can cause. The gestation period for hogs is only three weeks and three days which allows them to …

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Basic Principles Of Firearm Safety

  By David Link As a young shooter, nearly all of my lessons about firearm safety were learned alongside my father, so when I think of firearm safety, it’s hard not to think of my father. It was the ideal scenario to have my dad right by my side as …

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Bering Optics Rubicon Reflex Sight Review

  By Mike Searson The Bering Optics Rubicon is what is known as a reflex sight. A reflex sight simplifies aiming by projecting the reticle onto the glass of the optic and reflects it back to the shooter who superimposes it onto the target. The sight is meant to be …

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How Do Reflex Sights And Holographic Sights Differ?

  By David Link You’ve seen the terms thrown around on websites and in shooting catalogs, but what exactly is the difference between a reflex sight and a holographic sight? Things can get even more complicated when you add the term red dot sight into the mix, but the story …

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Understanding Bullet Weight For Big Game

  By Pete Rogers When it comes to bullet weights for most hunters, it is really an afterthought of sorts. It’s true that for most of our adventures, bullet weight matters very little as long as you’re using the right caliber. On the other hand, if we want to get …

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Ruger M77 Hawkeye: Why We Bought One, And Why I Would Buy Another

  By Tony Martins The Ruger M77 Hawkeye in 7mm-08 Remington was the perfect answer to the question: What rifle should I buy for my non-hunting wife for her first big game hunting experience – a plains game trip to South Africa? I did my homework. Women appreciate beauty and …

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Tony Martins

  Tony Martins is a small business owner, consultant, and lecturer, Labrador retriever breeder, and freelance outdoors writer. As a consultant and technical writer his work has appeared in pharmaceutical trade publications like Drug Topics, American Druggist, America’s Pharmacist, and Retail Pharmacy Management, where he also served on the editorial …