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The Three Types of Trout Lies


The Three Types of Trout Lies

     When I was a little kid, it seemed like my father had some sort of magical ability to catch fish. Thus, I distinctly recall asking him one day how to catch fish like he did but, instead of providing me with a simple answer and/or a simple set of instructions, he instead gave me one of the most...


Why You Should You Learn to Fly Fish


Why You Should You Learn to Fly Fish

     I believe that it is safe to say that most people who enjoy outdoor activities have at some point or another seen a video of a fly fisherman wading in a beautiful mountain trout stream while casually casting a fly rod. But, not everyone is aware that fly fishing is actually an ancient sport dating back to the Greeks...


How to Choose the Best Caliber & Bullet Type for Home Defense


How to Choose the Best Caliber & Bullet Type for Home Defense

Protecting your home and those in it is something every homeowner ponders. Are there plans in place to protect your family in the event of an intrusion? Being equipped with the right weapon can help prevent the unthinkable. When it comes to home defense there are a variety of opinions on what is best. Neighbor A might insist on a...


A Guide to Non-toxic Shotshell Shot


A Guide to Non-toxic Shotshell Shot

     In 1991, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) banned the use of lead shot for hunting migratory waterfowl because it was discovered that certain bottom-feeding waterfowl species such as diving ducks, loons, and swans were inadvertently ingesting spent lead shot while feeding on aquatic plants and either becoming sick or dying as a result. Consequently, shotshell manufacturers were...


A Beginner’s Guide to Bowhunting Spring Turkeys


A Beginner’s Guide to Bowhunting Spring Turkeys

     Many avid deer hunters anxiously await the opening of deer season each year and lament its closing because they are forced to wait an entire year before the next hunting season arrives. However, for those hunters for whom a single hunting season is simply not enough, hunting Wild Turkeys with a bow can be just as challenging and just...


Match Grade Ammo 101


Match Grade Ammo 101

If you are just getting started shooting, this basic information on match grade ammo will certainly help you out. One of the things I find most interesting about shooting sports, is how much you can tell about a person by their equipment. Just by examining a person’s shooting gear you can sometimes tell what they like, their priorities, how they...