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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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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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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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How to Get into Upland Hunting: The Basics

  By Luke Brandenburg Upland Hunting offers a unique challenge and some of the most beautiful game birds in the world. While it may be easier to get into than some other types of hunting, it takes a lot of time and experience to master the upland game birds. Start …

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Tag Team Turkeys

  By Jason Herbert A good hunting buddy is hard to come by. If you can find a friend who will follow you to the ends of the earth, vouch for all of your lame excuses with your wife, and keep your secret spots secret- then by all means hang …

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Target Angle For Hunters

  By John Buol Shot placement trumps all concerns about equipment. This begins with marksmanship skill and continues with anatomy knowledge. To be effective in the field, hunters must remember the vital zone of their quarry is a three-dimensional mass of internal organs located inside the chest cavity. The hunter …

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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 …