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Newest Leupold Rangefinder: RX-2800 TBR/W Performance and Review

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 07:25

While sheep hunting, you are in truly rough country and I had no trouble getting distances from objects and structures that I normally would not be able to get them from. The Leupold RX-2800 proved itself a valuable and effective tool for hunting.

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Ordering of Surplus Government 1911s from CMP Begins Today, Sept. 4th!

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 07:12

Today, Sept. 4, 2018, is the day folks!  Ordering for the surplus 1911s from the Civilian Marksmanship Program has begun and will continue until Oct. 4, 2018. 

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In Colorado Big Game Hunting and Fishing is Big Business

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 07:04

The role of hunting in Colorado has been a good one. The state has some of the largest and healthiest herds in the country.

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Getting Out of a Jam: Semi-Auto Handguns

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 22:14

Murphy's law says that if something can go wrong, it will. That's why it's important for every handgun-owner to learn how to clear a jam or stoppage.

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BBQ Bacon Dove Bites – Recipe

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 22:04

It is Dove Season! And that means it is also time for having fresh game on the table. Dove can be a little tricky to cook. It is very lean, small and can be very "gamey".

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Night Hunting Hogs With a Suppressed Muzzleloader? Hell, Yes!

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 16:09

A couple of months earlier, Jones and I were on the phone talking about two of our favorite things--hunting and shooting. Jones told me about a friend with a ranch located in the Texas Hill Country north of San Antonio, and the guy was having problems with hogs and had given Jones an open invitation to come out and kill as many as he wanted.

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The 6.5-300 Weatherby – Lightning in a Bottle

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:38

In 1945, Roy Weatherby introduced three cartridges that became synonymous with speed. That has always been Weatherby’s calling card: high velocity equals flat trajectory, and they’ve stuck with that concept.

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Setting Up A Rifle For An Elk Hunt

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:32

If a hunter isn’t comfortable with his setup, the hunt is much less likely to succeed. Here's how to pick the right tool for your next elk hunt.

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Shockey Trigger Stick Review: Solid, Functional and Adaptable

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:25

While generally skeptical of celebrity-endorsed products, I've used the sticks on two hunts now, and they're versatile and well-made.

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Prepping for Fur Season – Coyote Tips from a World Champion

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:46

Amid the daydreaming, l work through the process of preparation, planning, and practice.  Executing this process with efficiency and attentiveness will often be the difference between a successful or unsuccessful season of stacking fur.  Throughout this article, I’ll touch on several key points in relation to this process. I’ll discuss how I use my time now to prepare, plan and practice for a winning season of calling and (hopefully) shooting coyotes!

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Elk Mouth Diaphragms – Choosing the Right One

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:33

Choosing the right mouth diaphragm is a daunting task, just as important as choosing the right boots or best arrow. Here are a few things to consider.

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Remember to Have Fun – Dove Hunting

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:25

Sometimes we let the non-important things get in the way of the reasons that we enjoy hunting and we have to remind ourselves to have fun!

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Marlin Model 70PSS “Papoose”: Small Package, Big Fun, Survival Ready

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 11:31

The word “papoose” comes from the Algonquian word “papoos” and means “child.” Marlin’s diminutive semi-auto rifle has undergone a variety of iterations over the last thirty-odd years, but the original concept behind the famous nickname has remained the same. Today’s Model 70PSS is designed to fit anywhere, be shot by anyone, and tag along on whatever adventure comes next.

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States Across the Country Fight to Stop the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 11:03

States around the country have begun to implement policies designed to stop the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a 100% fatal neurological disorder affecting whitetail deer, moose, and elk.

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Federal Judge Blocks Grizzly Hunt Two Days before Opening Day

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 08:14

A federal judge has suspended the first grizzly bear hunt in the lower 48 states since 1991, effectively blocking the Trump administration’s decision to remove the mammal from the endangered species list in the Yellowstone National Park area.

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Reloading Without a Bench

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 20:06

One of the big hurdles to getting into reloading is the lack of space. And a lot of people do not live next door to a rifle range where they can easily develop their loads as necessary. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to reload at the range when testing your handloads? This article is about some solutions that would address these problems.

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S&W Model 640 Pro Series – Review

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:54

Then Smith produced the Model 640 Pro Series, perhaps the best J-frame ever! The Model 640 Pro is a Performance Center pistol that reminds me of the Smiths of old. The 640 Pro is based on a Model 640, stainless, five shot .357 Magnum, with a 2.125” barrel.

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Getting Out of a Jam – Clearing Malfunctions in an AR-15

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:33

Even the highest quality, best-made guns eventually suffer a failure or malfunction, and it may not indicate a problem with the gun. It can still be a serious problem though, and learning how to clear malfunctions is serious business.

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Short Reviews – Glock 24 Mags, Geisselle Charging Handles, Ultradyne Folding Sights, Champion Targets

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:24

Often items that improve your shooting life are small ticket pieces, but they don't always get the attention they deserve. This week, we're correcting that by covering Glock 24 Mags, Geisselle Charging Handles, Ultradyne Folding Sights, & Champion Targets.

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The Thompson Submachine Gun – From Chicago Streets to European Battlefields

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:10

The Thompson Submachine Gun was a weapon respected by Prohibition-era gangsters before being toted across Europe by American soldiers in WWII.

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