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Gun cleaning and storage

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jan 11th 2021

Gun cleaning and storage

As hunting seasons wind down, many of us will be putting our firearms away until the 2021 seasons begin. With many new gun owners joining our ranks in 2020 and sales of hunting licenses way up l …

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Reloading for Beginners

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jan 5th 2021

Reloading for Beginners

With ammunition shortages around the country and the cost of what ammo is available skyrocketing, shooters are increasingly choosing to make their own ammunition. Reloading is a subject that’s b …

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Hunting with a smokepole

Posted by Dan Carlson on Dec 4th 2020

Hunting with a smokepole

The mule deer buck stood still as a rock staring right at me. Members of his seven-doe harem glanced nervously my way and then back at the buck as if waiting for his cue to flee. The range was 300 …

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Processing your own game

Posted by Dan Carlson on Oct 15th 2020

Processing your own game

There’s an old saying among big-game hunters that says, “The real work begins when the animal hits the ground.” In many respects, that is true. There’s field dressing, followed by getting your meat …

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Get ready for pheasant season!

Posted by Dan Carlson on Oct 7th 2020

Get ready for pheasant season!

Pheasant season has already opened or is about to across the U.S. and tens of thousands of hunters are preparing to pursue the beautiful birds. Pheasants are not native to North America and while …

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The challenge of the dove

Posted by Dan Carlson on Sep 3rd 2020

The challenge of the dove

Mourning doves present hunters with some of the most challenging wingshooting opportunities available. Small in size, highly maneuverable and capable of flying 40 mph, doves hold the honor of requ …

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