Customize Your Shotgun’s Fit for Mere Pennies

Gear,

Hunting


How plastic shims can fine-tune your gun—and make you a better shot The 98 cents’ worth of plastic shims that came with your new $1,800 semiauto might be the most important part of the whole shotgun. Stock shims let you fine-tune cast and drop to get a perfect fit—and make your new gun almost a […]
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Tip of the Spur: New Cutting-Edge Turkey Tactics

Hunting


The tips, gear, and hunting strategies you need to have your most successful and wildest turkey season ever On the cutting edge of turkey hunting, the most obsessed gobbler fanatics are pushing the boundaries to be more successful and have more fun. Today’s trendsetters are toting crossbows and .410s, pressing their own mouth calls, tackling […]
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CROSS POLLINATION

Hunting


by Marc Peruzzi and Dave Cox The outdoor industry and the backcountry bowhunting worlds have been commingling of late, driving innovation. Here’s a look at some products shaking up both categories—tested. SITKA APEX PANT AND APEX HOODY  This kit was designed for mid-season elk hunting where temperatures spike from the low 30s on the predawn […]
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THE GEAR WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT

Fishing,

Hunting


The claim, the Field Test, the Verdict… SAGE DART FLYROD The Claim: Sage’s small-water rod delivers small flies in tight spots with short casting distances. Field Test: Not only is my spot on the Pecos—and most of the rivers I fish—a longish approach, but it’s also small, but full of wild Brown and Cutthroat trout. So I’ve […]
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For Turkey Hunters, 70 Yards Is the New 40

Hunting


Actually, that’s an obvious lie. But now that we have your attention, let’s discuss the effective range of today’s ground-breaking turkey ammunition. Coming up with blog post topics every week is a struggle sometimes. So I Googled “great blog posts” and found a list of “101 topics that will make your blog hot.” For obvious […]
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Hidden Values of Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Conservation,

Fishing,

Hunting


There is so much more to those hunting and fishing licenses that we purchase through our state agencies.
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