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5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

This article ran originally in the December 2016 issue of Shooting Illustrated as “Managing the Defensive Shotgun.” There is no doubt that the shotgun is an excellent defensive tool, generally stopping close-range fights with a certainty no handgun ever possessed. … Continue reading

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Bison Hunt & Game Management

A lot of folks don’t really understand the difference in a management hunt and a cull hunt. In fact, they often use the terms interchangeably. In a cull hunt, when you need to take 10 animals out of the herd, … Continue reading

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Tom Horn

At the recent Western Writers of America convention, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, I was pleased to meet historian & author Larry Ball. Larry’s book, TOM HORN: IN LIFE AND LEGEND, is a real dandy and a must-read for anyone interested in … Continue reading

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Here is a really nice gemsbok that I shot this morning while hunting with Fort Richmond Safaris in South Africa. Rifle is the Mossberg Patriot, ammo is Barnes 150 gr TSX blue tip .308 Winchester, scope is Trijicon 3×9. Distance? … Continue reading

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