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To Book, or Not To Book…

  By Tony Martins Opinions vary widely on the topic of entering big game animals in record books. Some maintain these are systems to “honor the animal” or the hunt, while others argue they are simply a way for lucky hunters to brag about their conquests. In my opinion as …

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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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Scout Rifles Part 1

  By John M. Buol Jr. The first Scout Conference was held at Gunsite Ranch, Arizona on 6-8 December 1983 under the auspices of the Ekeiboloi Society (from Hoi Ekeiboloi which translates to “those who hit what they aim at.”) The purpose of this conference was to critically evaluate the …

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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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Unconventional Shooting Positions

  By Guy J. Sagi Hunters often find themselves dealing with varied terrain and wrestling through thick brush that makes delivering an accurate, single-and-humane shot a challenge. Yet, many of us restrict our practice to a comfortably seated bench with the rifle anchored solidly in a rest or on sandbags, …

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Helping Wildlife Through the Winter

  By Jason Herbert Each year the rigors of the fall rut take their toll on any self-respecting buck. Sadly Mother Nature’s cruel timing of winter also doesn’t help either. When the bitter winds and piling snow start whipping in, especially right after these animals have just been through an …

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BEST OF SHOT 2017 – HUNTING: Part 2

By Tony Martins Continued from BEST of SHOT – HUNTING: Part 1 BENELLI Big news at Benelli is the full redesign of their venerable Super Black Eagle semi-auto shotgun. Although nearly 10 years of development have gone into the platform, Benelli engineers have nevertheless improved ergonomics and functionality while updating …

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Best of SHOT Show 2017 – Pete Rogers

  By Pete Rogers SHOT SHOW 2017 is a wrap for me and like always, I have put together a list of the items I saw that impressed me the most. Granted, I did not see everything, and I am sure I missed some excellent products. Next year, I will …

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New 2017 Nikon Products

  There were several exciting new Nikon product announcements on the 2017 SHOT Show floor, and now that the show is over, we thought we’d recap all the excellent products that were unveiled. Nikon Sport Optics has really stepped up their game this year, and two new rifle scope lines, …