All About Deer

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Burger Madness


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I spent many years managing high-volume food and beverage joints that mostly catered to young people who were learning about the effects of alcohol. Some caught on relatively early. Others had to learn the hard way that the human body has limits. Several of the chain’s locations were in college towns like Chico, California (The […]

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What Makes a Great Deer Hunter?


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What separates great deer hunters from the rest of us? Last week I took an opening look at successful whitetail hunters by examining some of the stages they go through as they learn to hunt mature bucks. This week I’ll profile one such hunter and examine some of the specific tactics and methods that have […]

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On The Hunt

Deer hunting advice from the experts. Go on the hunt with Winchester.


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Winchester Ammunition

Dirty Little Secret


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Some riflemen have a dirty little secret: their rifles shoot more consistently with dirty barrels. In some families, gun cleanliness is next to godliness, but that doesn’t necessarily equate to accuracy. Too many hunters clean the rifles out of compunction rather than necessity, some as often (or so they say) as every day they hunt! […]

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Winchester Ammunition

Coming to “Terms”


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Words matter, and sometimes we banter them around as if everyone understands what they mean. But they might not. Review these common shooting and hunting terms to see if you’ve been on the right page. Killing Power: This is the kinetic energy carried by a bullet. It must be sufficient to terminate the life forces […]

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Hang ‘em Right – Part 2


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I know, and am friends with, several guys who do not wear a safety harness or take any measures to prevent a fall from a tree. One of them, a dear friend, summarized this philosophy when he told me “I figure when it’s my time to go, I’d rather it be pitching out of a […]

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Ron Spomer

How To Shop For Caliber, Cartridge and Bullet


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Whether you’re shopping for a deer, bear or elk rifle, you need to know what to look for, right? You wouldn’t shop for a truck without knowing about engine size, torque, rpms, mpg, 4WD, hauling capacity and other terms, so why do it with a rifle? Saying you want “a deer rifle” is like saying […]

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Ron Spomer

Why the .22-250 Remington?


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What the heck is a .22-250 Remington good for? Rabbits. Deer. Elk. Seriously. This little hot-rod of a .22-caliber centerfire has been used to terminate everything from tiny ground squirrels not much larger than mice to Rocky Mountain elk. I don’t doubt that a few moose and bears have fallen to it, too. We don’t […]

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