“How’d I miss?” Shot-spotting for Shotgunners

“How’d I miss?” It’s a common question for shotgun shooters whether at the range or in the field. Obviously, you shot too high, too low,...

Marksmanship is the mark of a great hunter

Let’s face it: hunters as a group are pretty lousy shots. For all the gun-store talk I hear of off-hand 200-yard instantly-fatal shots, I...

The Four Safety Rules: It Wasn’t An Accident

If you really want the vein in my forehead to bulge out, just say something along the lines of “I didn’t know the gun...

Ten reasons to shoot a modern air rifle

Many adults think air rifles are just toys and are useless beyond punching holes in paper. While traditional air rifles were anemic when it...

Consider the Modern Sporting Rifle as a First Gun

When my son was just old enough to introduce him to deer hunting he was too small to just hand him a “man’s” gun...
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Reasons To Buy An AR-15 Right Now – The Dirty Dozen

We keep making headlines.  Americans are buying firearms in record numbers.  A huge part of that is the purchase of AR-15 style rifles. Military Grade...

Sometimes history provides perfect present

With Christmas just around the corner, a friend was gathering information for the right firearm to buy for his 10 year old son. We...
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Inline Muzzleloader Accuracy Tips

I like every kind of hunting season but for me, the December muzzleloader season for deer is perhaps the most special. It all started years...
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Turkey Shoot 101: No Birds, Just Fun

You’ve probably seen the signs as the leaves fall.  Turkey Shoot they proclaim.  Indiana has a lot of them.  But, most Hoosiers don’t have...

10 Tips for better shotgunning

November is the month of the shotgun. All across Indiana, countless scatterguns are being dusted off to chase waterfowl, upland game and even the...

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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