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Stage Craft: Understanding Trigger Pull
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Stage Craft: Understanding Trigger Pull

Single- vs. double-stage triggers, ideal pull weights, best designs, and more

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The Six Best Survival Knives Ever Made
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The Six Best Survival Knives Ever Made

A survival knife is robustly built and can handle a wide range of jobs beyond the expectations of a pure...

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Barrel Burnout: Is It Time for a New Tube?
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Barrel Burnout: Is It Time for a New Tube?

Six general rules on barrel life. Hint: If you’re a hunter, keep a cleaning rod handy

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Countdown to Dove Hunting Season
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Countdown to Dove Hunting Season

A fellow duck hunter once said to me “I get all my best hunting done in July.” He was referring to...

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10 Super-Simple, Crazy-Useful Fishing Tips
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10 Super-Simple, Crazy-Useful Fishing Tips

What’s the best method to organize your tackle box? How do you bait a salmon egg on a hook? What’s...

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Three Things to Consider Before Buying a Meat Grinder
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Three Things to Consider Before Buying a Meat Grinder

There are several phases in the evolution of a complete sportsman, but none are more gratifying than...

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The Advantages (Real and Imagined) of Carbon-Fiber Barrels
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The Advantages (Real and Imagined) of Carbon-Fiber Barrels

They’re lightweight and they look cool, but a C-F barrel may not be the answer to all your problems

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The Art of Packing a Load
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The Art of Packing a Load

Two great inventions make hauling stuff in the outdoors infinitely easier: the pack basket and the pack...

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The 10 Best Bird Hunting Inventions of My Lifetime
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The 10 Best Bird Hunting Inventions of My Lifetime

From realistic decoys to warmer gear, these hunting products were all game-changers

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The Stories Behind 7 Infamous U.S. Military Knives
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The Stories Behind 7 Infamous U.S. Military Knives

Described as a gentle and sweet boy by his siblings, Herbert K. Pilila’au was an independent...

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The Best Hunting and Fishing Gear of the Decade
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The Best Hunting and Fishing Gear of the Decade

What better way to celebrate the end of another decade with yet another “best of” gear list? In all...

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Southwest Turkey Meatballs with Warm Corn and Black Bean Salsa Recipe
How to Buy the Perfect Compound Bow for Hunting
Is the Shock Collar on Your Bird Dog Good, Bad, or Both?
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Is the Shock Collar on Your Bird Dog Good, Bad, or Both?

Gun dog training experts weigh in from both sides of the e-collar debate

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Bad Bullet Choices
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Bad Bullet Choices

How to pick the right slugs for big game.

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Is the .30/06 Still the Best All-Around Big-Game Round?
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Is the .30/06 Still the Best All-Around Big-Game Round?

The ’06 remains highly versatile, but its best use now is for truly large game

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Rifle Accuracy: Some Guns Just Don’t Shoot
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Rifle Accuracy: Some Guns Just Don’t Shoot

Nine lessons I’ve learned from accuracy-impaired rifles

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The 10 Best Handguns and Long Guns for the Trail
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The 10 Best Handguns and Long Guns for the Trail

A trail gun is a firearm intended to accompany you outdoors. It has no specific purpose other than to be...

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The World's Most Accurate Cartridge
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The World's Most Accurate Cartridge

For printing tiny groups from the bench, nothing beats the 6mm PPC.

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