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Should Your Next Turkey Gun be a .410 Bore?

Should Your Next Turkey Gun be a .410 Bore?

The .410 bore shotgun has come a long way in recent years. Advancements in shotshells transformed it from a squirrel and rabbit killer to a strut-stopping turkey gun out to 40 yards.

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February 15, 2021
Late Season Squirrel, and How to Cook Them

Late Season Squirrel, and How to Cook Them

January and February are considered late season for squirrel, and it is arguably the best time to chase them. With the trees bare of leaves squirrels are a little easier to spot up in the canopy allowing anyone with a .22 or shotgun an opportunity to pull the trigger. There are two primary ways to target squirrel: With dogs and still hunting.

January 29, 2021
How to glass like the pros

How to glass like the pros

From eastern timber to western mountain peaks, midwestern swamps to southern desert foothills, we’re lucky to live in a country where big game roams wild. But no matter where you hunt, before you can fill your tags, you’ve got to find your quarry first.

January 4, 2021
PRO TIP: Post-Season Restoration with @ElkShape

PRO TIP: Post-Season Restoration with @ElkShape

A long hunting season is behind us. Time to completely reset. The start of a new year is the perfect time to look back at the season, understand what you did well, and more importantly focus on what you can improve.

November 30, 2020
Pro Tip: Photographing Your Hunt

Pro Tip: Photographing Your Hunt

Capturing your hunt has become more popular thanks to outlets like Instagram, YouTube, and the overall need for outdoor content from top-shelf brands. With the ever-growing number of hunters bringing a camera to the woods, I wanted to share a few things I have found that make my work not only look better, but also makes my workflow more efficient.

November 16, 2020
How to shoot off hand while hunting

How to shoot off hand while hunting

You peek at the calendar and see gun deer season rapidly approaching. You get yourself some ammo and head to the range to get dialed. You shoot a few three shot groups off a bench, get a decent zero, and feel pretty good about your chances.

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: Beginning Elk Hunting Tips to Make Your First Shot Count

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: Beginning Elk Hunting Tips to Make Your First Shot Count

When a hunter heads out to the prairie or peaks in search of Wapiti, proficiency with their tools should be the last thing on their mind. Proficiency begins at home long before one’s tags arrive in the mail. Seek out a friend, colleague, or mentor who’s experience exceeds your own to help prepare you for your time in the field as I did with Rick Hutton.

October 26, 2020
Pro Tip with Remi Warren - The Splash Call for Elk Hunting

Pro Tip with Remi Warren - The Splash Call for Elk Hunting

As hunters, we’re always looking for that extra edge, or bit of information to help us find success in the field. Heck, that’s half the fun. Add this off-the-wall tactic courtesy of Remi Warren to your elk hunting repertoire and you may be rewarded with a big bull right in your lap.

October 19, 2020
Everything you need to know about calling in a tracking dog to recover wounded game

Everything you need to know about calling in a tracking dog to recover wounded game

If you’re reading this, you might already have an animal down in the field, and you’re wondering how to pick up a blood trail that seemed to vaporize into thin air. Or, like most hunters, you know that horrible feeling in the pit of your stomach when you know you’ve hit an animal, and you can’t seem to track it down. Either way, there’s one thing you can do: Call in the dogs.